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4.1 Global coal reserves

Having looked in detail at how coal is mined, this section focuses on those areas of the world that produce it. It begins by looking at how and why reserves of coal are distributed throughout the UK and Europe, before reviewing the current global reserves of coal.


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President Ray's Ice Bucket Challenge - Full Version
Oregon State President Ed Ray took up the Ice Bucket Challenge to shed light on the research of Dr. Joe Beckman and his team at OSU's Linus Pauling Institute, who are working seven days a week to better understand this debilitating disease.
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Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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Intel Galileo V2 and You

Michael Crump, official Coding4Fun Friend, recently (well in February, that's kind of recent) posted a great getting started guide on one of our favorite shiny topics, Windows IoT and the Intel Galileo V2. What's changeling for some is that that device is currently Win32/C++.

I know I would have a steep learning curve to try to get going with that device, so it's a good thing that Michael stepped up and help all of us up that hill...


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Anisotropic quartz rotated between crossed polarisers
Anisotropic quartz rotated through 180° between crossed polarisers. The intensity of light transmitted through the analyser varies as a function of the angle of rotation of the quartz sample in the plane of the filters. At certain orientations, no light is transmitted. These "extinction positions" are found at 90° intervals. From TLP: Atomic Scale Structure of Materials, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/atomic-scale-structure/index.php
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5.8 Delacroix’s modernity – the historical context

It is important to place Delacroix’s modernity in its historical context because it had, in its time, a political resonance. Delacroix was not exactly anti-establishment. He appreciated very much the government commissions he received in the 1820s and was relieved to find that, in the longer term, the fuss over Sardanapalus had not damaged his ability to attract further commissions. But his sympathies did lie with the Liberals of his age. In 1815, after the battle of Waterloo, the Fr
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5.1.7 Literature

Drabble, M. (ed.) (1995) The Oxford Companion to English Literature, Oxford, Oxford University Press.


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2007.04.18-Why are Bacteria Winning the Antibiotics War?
Since antibiotics were discovered in the 1950s, they have been over-used. Bacterial cells are smarter than scientists and find ways to build up resistance to current antibiotics. While many antibiotics still function today, the rate at which they are...
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5.1 How did we get here?

We began this course by posing the question: what is a crime? Shouldn't we be finishing with a clear and unambiguous answer to this? Well we are sorry to disappoint you, if that is what you were expecting, but it doesn't look to us as if there is a simple, unambiguous answer. At the very least, according to Sections 1 and 2 of this chapter, there are: legal and normative definitions of crime; recorded and unrecorded crimes; the crimes we fear and the crimes that fascinate us; and stories of c
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4.5.2 ‘Ganymed’ (‘Ganymede’)

‘Ganymed’ is another through-composed setting of a poem inspired by ancient Greek mythology. Ganymede was a boy of exceptional beauty, and Goethe's poem describes the feelings of the young lad as he is transported up to heaven by Zeus to become cup-bearer to the gods.

Like ‘Prometheus’, this is a freely written poem, with no consistency in the length of lines nor any formal metrical scheme. There is only one rhyme (‘Nachtigall’ and ‘Nebeltal’ in lines 18–19), and there
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2.4.2 Differences in sensory, perceptual and motor function

As we saw in our discussion of cognitive explanations, there has been longstanding debate over the possible contribution of perceptual problems to dyslexia. Subjectively, many children and adults with dyslexic difficulties do report ‘visual symptoms’ when trying to read. These include letters and words appearing to move or ‘blur’ on the page, particular difficulties with small, crowded print, and complaints of ‘glare’ or other kinds of visual discomfort (see Figure 5).


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4 Conclusion

I hope this taster pack has given you a sense of what philosophy is like and whetted your appetite for A211. If you would like to do more preparation, I suggest you read Nigel Warburton's book Philosophy: The Basics (Routledge). Warburton has also compiled a glossary of philosophical terminology, called Thinking from A to Z (also published by Routledge), which is a set book for A211, and which you will need to buy to supplement the course materials. You can find out more about s
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2.8.2 Purchasing goods and services

Activité 41

  1. Here are some phrases used in photography. Match the French and English equivalents

    Cherchez les équivalents.

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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying education. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Babbage: Elevated intelligence
Google launches a handful of hardware to deliver its artificial intelligence. We speak to Professor Chris Phillips about this year's Nobel prize for physics, and research analyst Alberto Noel discusses how machine learning is enhancing factory automation and what the global implications are in the world of work
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Novelist Neil Gaiman talks about his book, Coraline.  He discusses why he wrote the book the inspiration behind his work.

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Hoe een kledingstuk wassen: Les instructions de lavage
Op het einde van deze les kun je aan de hand van de wasvoorschriften uitleggen hoe een kledingstuk best gewassen wordt.
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1960 Civil Rights Movement
This video features footage concerning school segregration and the infamous Woolworth counter sit-in. The actual film footage is grainy but informative.
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A grade 1-2 class, working in groups, develops their sense of larger
numbers by estimating and counting the number of seeds in pumpkins. NCTM standards: number sense and numeration, estimation, communication, reasoning.

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