Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
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2.1 Analysing text

Some people find it easy to use diagrams in their studies. But I realise that there are others who don't take to diagrams at all enthusiastically. If this is how you feel, please read what follows, as I am convinced that everyone can get something from using diagrams to help their thinking. However, if after working through these sections, you still believe that diagramming as an aid to studying is ‘not for you’, then don't force yourself into an approach that doesn't suit y
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On Humour [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Julian Baggini, Hardeep Singh Kohli | Humour is not to be confused with comedy and jokes. Humour concerns something that belongs to and can more or less pervade everyday life and conversation, not something restricted to comedy sketches or stand-up routines. In this dialogue we will explore everyday humour, and its distinctive regional and cultural variations. Are there principles of British humour that transcend class, profession, religion and region? Are there ‘cultures of hum
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Penguin Pool, Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. The pool was designed in the Modernist style by the Tecton architectural firm and was built in 1934. Photographed by Eric de Mare around 1965.
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Working with children and families
This album takes an extensive look at the ins-and-outs of family life and caring for children. It draws on interviews with a wide-ranging selection of professionals, from people who deal directly with children at nurseries or schools to those that help shape national policy, to throw light on national initiatives and schemes such as ChildLine, and explore family life from different perspectives and social levels. This material forms part of The Open University course K204 Working with children a
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Asian Migrations Research Theme: Relationality, Simultaneity, Multiplicity: Theorizing Structures an
Devanathan Parthasarathy, Professor of Sociology at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, presents this key-note lecture as part of the 'Un-thinking Asian Migrations: Spaces of flows and intersections' symposium. Inspired by Doreen Massey’s critique of multiplicity and power-geometry, and Indian anthropological critiques of village studies and urban studies, this talk uses a series of ethnographic illustrations to innovate our ways of c
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Obama takes tough line on Putin
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe US President Barack Obama warns Russia President Vladimir Putin of isolation if he continues to violate international law in Ukraine. Rough cut, no reporter narration. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including busin
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Ancient Greek Pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient Greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed. (08:48)
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The jigsaw of teaching
As a systems engineering teacher, Chris Browne's classes are centred around the innovative jigsaw classroom approach. This approach places students at the centre of their learning and provides them with a framework in which to develop, integrate and synthesise their knowledge. Chris' outstanding teaching was recognised with a 2014 ANU Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence. He has subsequently been nominated by ANU for a national 2014 Office for Learning and Teaching Award for Teachin
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Lake Tonle Sap: Hydropower on the Mekong
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-cambodia-mekong-basin-lake-tonle-sap-endangered-ecosystem This project investigates possible solutions for Cambodia's Lake Tonle Sap, part of the lower Mekong basin, as it faces a severe depletion of resources, stemming from overfishing and climate change. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, "Lake Tonle Sap: The Endangered Heart of Cambodia."
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Lesson #038, Wednesday

Il presidente dorme in chiesa? = Does the president sleep in church?

(Voi) Partite per l'italia domani? = Do you leave for Italy tomorrow?

(Tu) Apri la finestra. = You open the window.

(Noi) Apriamo la lettera. = We open the letter.

(Io) Parto domani. = I leave tomorrow.

Il professore apre la porta. = The professor opens the door.

(Voi) Dormite sempre in classe. = You (plural) always sleep in class.

(Voi) Finite la lezione oggi. = You (plural)
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5.2 Where can we go from here?

As this discussion has unfolded we have progressively shifted the focus from a description of crime, either through the common-sense story or through the detailing of statistical evidence, to competing explanations. But this is not the end of the story, well not quite.

Crime is an important area of social scientific inquiry in its own right. But looking at crime has allowed us to connect with many other important topics which are of concern to all social scientists.


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Balancing AO Principles in Calcaneus Fractures
The calcaneus, also known as the heel bone, is responsible for transmitting the majority of the body's weight from the talus bone to the ground. Nearly every aspect of the management of complex calcaneus fractures is controversial. The anatomy of the calcaneus is complicated and treatment of fractures in this bone requires a comprehensive understanding of its anatomy, common fracture patterns, and displacement. An accurate reduction is essential to good patient outcomes. Treatment options inclu
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Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
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2.1 ‘Roman Empire’

First of all there are some fundamental questions to settle about what is involved in the term ‘Roman Empire’: what is meant by ‘Roman’, and what by ‘empire’?

What ‘Roman’ signifies is the key question of this course, and the quest to define Roman-ness, or romanitas, will recur as a central topic. To begin, let us reflect on the various meanings we attach to the word ‘Roman’. We use it in connection with the city, the empire and the people, and each usage invo
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Performing the Nation: Dance and politics in Palestine/Israel 1930s-2000s
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Existential mobility, migrant imaginaries and multiple selves
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Ethical Issues Raised by Science
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