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2.3 How things change with temperature

The temperature-dependent effects used in most thermometers have a fairly steady change over a good range of temperature (Figure 3a). By contrast, phase changes, of which melting and boiling are the common examples, happen at sharply critical temperatures (Author(s): The Open University

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Brief guidance notes about Image Type Tags replacing Classification labels
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1.5.7 Referencing

We mentioned above that we need to reference sources to ensure we abide by copyright legislation. But there is another reason we need to give accurate references to items we use - so we can share it.

Consider this scenario. A friend says they've just read an interesting article where Joshua Schachter, founder of Delicious has spoken about why it isn't a faceted search system, and you should read it. How would you go about finding it? Would you start looking in a news database, a search
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Identify and Sort Basic Geometric Shapes
Learn about circles, squares, triangles and rectangles.  A circle is round, a triangle has three sides, a square had four sides that are all the same size and a rectangle has four sides with two the same size and two more that are a different size. 

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1.4 The diversity of psychology

Since psychology is concerned with the full range of what makes us human, it is not surprising that the scope of the discipline is extensive. Psychology has always been a diverse, multi-perspective discipline. This partly results from its origins. Psychological questions were asked first by philosophers, then increasingly by biologists, physiologists and medical scientists. The diverse origins of psychology are visible if we consider four ‘founders’ of psychology – all of whom produced
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Faculty Advising Session: International Law (Public and Private); Immigration
Faculty Advising Session: International Law (Public and Private); Immigration
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Powers of Minus Ten - Cells and Genetics App for iOS
'Powers of Minus Ten lets you zoom in to explore human cells and molecules! Discover some of the basic concepts in biology and learn about the structures of a few of the key cells, proteins, and molecules found in our bodies.''POMT is...- meant to be a general introduction to the science behind cells and genetics- an ever-expanding visual guide to the microcosm (More content is constantly in the works)- a relatively seamless zooming experience that emphasizes the interconnectedness of life's pro
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References

Beetham, D. (1999) Democracy and Human Rights, Cambridge, Polity Press.
Brown, C. (2001) ‘Human rights’ in Baylis, J. and Smith, S. (eds) The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Caney, S.(2001) ‘International distributive justice’ Political Studies, vol. 49, pp. 974–97.
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2.5 Representing weights

A physical quantity such as weight has the property that it can take on any value, not just a finite set of values. For instance, at one time the ingredients in the scalepan could weigh 29.2569427 grams, at another time 125.1234659 grams, at yet another 2805.87625922 grams. It may not be possible for the scales to display such values, but they are physically possible. Quantities like weight whose values can take on any value in this way are said to be analogue.

Figure 3 may help
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Introduction

The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?

This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Energy for a sustainable future (T206) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explo
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Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
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7.1 Soliloquy

A soliloquy is a speech, usually quite lengthy, delivered by a character who is alone onstage. It is a convention of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods in particular, apparently giving direct access to that character's thoughts and feelings, divulging their intentions and reactions to events and to other people, and thus making that character more intimately known to the audience.

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Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
Yossarian the Grammarian explains what gerunds are and how to distinguish gerunds from other parts of speech.  Through giving examples on the white board, a thorough explanation of gerunds is given.  Gerunds are words ending in -ing that function as nouns, therefore they can be  the subjects of sentences.  He explains that gerunds do no always stand alone and can also function as phrases. (05:17)

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3.6 Population policy

The period of fertility decline in Britain coincided with a time when anxieties about population control came to dominate a wide range of debates about social policy. These debates originated in two different theories of population: Malthusian ideas about overpopulation and eugenics – the ‘science’ of selective breeding.

An Essay on the Principle of Population by Reverend Thomas Malthus, published in 1798, argued that populations would inevitably increase more rapidl
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Late Gandharan Chronology: The 3rd to 6th Century Period, Concluding Discussion
Problems of Chronology in Gandharan Art (Session 6, 24th March 2017) with Dr. Kurt Behrendt and Peter Stewart
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ACT Math Tips for Angles (Part 2)
Instructor uses a white board to model problems.  The second video in how to solve angle problems on the ACT math test. (04:23)
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3.1 Introduction

How evolution proceeds is obviously of central importance when studying mammals. Of fundamental importance to the way evolution works is the notion of natural selection, and in S182_3 Studying mammals: chisellers I'll be talking about what most researchers regard as this 'single most important idea in biology'. But before that, I want to describe some of the adaptations evident in insect eaters.

From your reading of LoM you'll appreciate that natural selection promotes the evolut
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JOURNÉE INTERGÉNÉRATIONNELLE Paris 2015 : Restitution des ateliers sur le thème "Vivre ...

Titre : Journée Intergénérationnelle Paris 2015 : Restitution des ateliers sur le thème "Vivre et vieillir dans une société intergénérationnelle"

Intervenant: Jacques BRUNEAU, auteur de "Vivre et vieillir dans une société intergénérationnelle"


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JOURNEE INTERGENERATIONNELLE Paris 06 novembre 2015

Vieillir est-il une chance ?

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4.1 Human predation and extinctions

There are a number of ways in which humans have altered ecosystems, that have led to the decline of particular species. We will leave to one side any major interference such as felling forests to provide land for agricultural and urban development, and instead begin by looking at examples where we have eroded or eradicated stocks of particular species. This has notably been a consequence of the over-exploitation of food species (prey items). Predators do not normally eliminate their prey (see
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