Voice of Indian Song
Traditional Indian singing is intoxicating - but what is it about singing, and listening to others sing, that makes it so significant? In this album, Sudokshina Chatterjee breaks down the unique Indian style, and explains the emotions and meaning behind the songs of her culture. This material is drawn from The Open University course AA317 Words and music. The iTunes U team.
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By the end of this unit you will:

  • Have gained an understanding of the four dimensions of globalisation in relation to climate change;

  • Be able to distinguish between the three approaches to achieve sustainability;

  • Know the difference between ‘government’ and ‘governance’;

  • Identify what makes ecological citizenship distinctive;

  • Understand how the medium of the web can aid transitions to sustainability.


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5 The contemporary Arctic climate

There is a remarkable seasonality in the Arctic climate. For example, the flow in some of the great rivers of Russia and North America that empty into the Arctic Ocean almost stops in winter (Figure 21). During May, ice in the rivers starts to break and in June there is a rapid flood of fresh water followed by
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Baggott, S. L., Cardenas, L., Garnett, E., Jackson, J., Mobbs, D. C., Murrells, T., Passant, N., Thomson, A. and Watterson, J. D. (2007) UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory, 1990 to 2005, Harwell, Oxfordshire, AEA Technology.
Brower, M. and Leon, W. (1999) The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices, New York, Three Rivers Press.
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MMW 4T - Lecture 13 - 11/5/2009
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The material below is contained in chapter 1 of Economics and Economic Change Microeconomics (2006) (eds) Graham Dawson, Maureen Mackintosh and Paul Anand which is published by Pearson Education Limited in association with The Open University. Copyright © The Open University

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2.4 Changing environmental attitudes

So, from the start of the Industrial Revolution, people have been aware that the development of an industrial economy brings problems as well as benefits. But the benefits, in terms of productive capability, mobility, convenience, cheap consumer goods, and profits, were usually felt to outweigh the disadvantages, particularly by those in positions of power. Many of the accompanying negative factors, such as poverty and unemployment, or the creation of more destructive machines of war, if they
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392 The Strand, London. An engraving dated 1820 showing the elevation of 392 Strand, premises of Urling's Lace. The engraving was produced as an advertisement for G F Urling and Company, announcing a forthcoming change of address and featuring samples of real lace and cotton thread decorating the shop-front window. The engraving indicates that the business formerly oper
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Cyborgs and cybernetics
What are cyborgs? Would a cyborg future deliver positive human advances or a Hollywood-style nightmare in which human beings have become a sub-species? Could we one day download our minds? This album gives an insight into the development of cybernetics and how it is used to fuse technology and humanity. The interfaces that communicate between man and machine are developing rapidly and to Prof. Kevin Warwick at Reading University, cyborgs are a technological evolutionary step forward from humans.
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Labor Day Facts for Kids
Learning is a blast as we look at facts such as when Labor Day is, a common misconception about Labor Day, who made Labor Day an federal holiday, and why we celebrate it in the first place! (08:21)

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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Mr Enrique González Tiburcio
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Mr Enrique González Tiburcio, Mexico.
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Challenging charisma: constructing grievance and the limits of legitimacy in post-Crimea Russia
Samuel Greene talks about outbreak of protests in Russia and political events after the annexation of Crimea
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Washington Crossing the Delaware
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Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 3/3
This segment starts with a battle re-enactment of the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
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World solar plane bid starts next leg
A solar powered plane takes off from Ahmedabad in India on the next leg of an unprecedented bid to fly around the world. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 business, financial, national, and international news
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Woordpakket 7 tot 11 - Tijd voor Taal Accent Spelling 5
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Dit werkblad sluit aan bij de methode Tijd voor Taal Accent Spelling 5. Leerlingen rubriceren de woorden van woordpakket 7 tot 11 bij het juiste kapstokwoord.


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1 Topological spaces and homeomorphism

Two topological spaces (X, TX) and (Y, TY) are homeomorphic if there is a bijection f : XY that is continuous, and whose inverse f−1 is also continuous, with respect to the given topologies; such a function f is called a homeomorphism. The relation ‘is homeomorphic to’ between topological spaces is the most fundamental relation in topology, because two topological spaces that are homeomo
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how the world is in the process of ‘being made’, right down to the earth beneath our feet

  • consider how islands are shaped by a dynamic relationship between territories and flows

  • show how human life is entangled with non-human forces and processes in the making of today's globalised world.


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Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 2 - Khan Academy
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, in an easy, conversational tone, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small. (03:24)
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The Making of a Constitution: Pakistan and the Question of Sovereignty
The speaker analyses the concept of 'sovereignty' as presented in the Objectives Resolution of Pakistan presented to the Constituent Assembly in March 1949
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