Mersenne Primes and Perfect Numbers: A Love Story
GRCC Adjunct Mathematics Instructor Dan Garbowitz talks on how prime numbers and perfect numbers have fascinated professional and amateur mathematicians for centuries, and much about them remains unknown. This talk will provides glimpse of the beauty and mysterious nature of these numbers and the relationships between them. Perfect numbers were known to the Greeks and have been studied since at least the 3rd century B.C. Marin Mersenne, a 17th century theologian and mathematician, developed a
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Het achterhuis online : Verken de onderduikplek van Anne Frank
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Het Achterhuis online is de virtuele versie van het pand op Prinsengracht 263 waar Anne Frank meer dan twee jaar ondergedoken zat en haar dagboeken schreef.


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Badgers Collecting Material for Den
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of two badgers gathering leaves and sticks to take to their den. Students will enjoy this close up view of these creatures. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (00:25)
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The Concentration Camps in World War Two and Roosevelt's Death
In this five minute video students learn about the German concentration camps and shows the piles of bodies left in the camps. This video has many disturbing images and is NOT for younger students. A teacher review is a MUST. However, this video does show exactly what the Germans and others did to the Jews. The video ends with the death of President Roosevelt and its impact.
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Uterine Fibroids (Spanish)
This patient education program explains uterine fibroids and their causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and possible complications. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Adegbenga - 60 Second Impressions, Mature Students' Summer School
We run a number of events throughout the year, giving potential mature students the chance to visit Cambridge, to find out more, and to have their questions answered. The Mature Students' Summer School offers a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Adegbenga, a student who participated in last year's Mature Students' Summer School, explains what it's like to try
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ENGAGE at CCA: Designing Ecology with Año Nuevo
Spring 2010 at Año Nuevo Island, San Mateo County, California CCA Ceramics chair Nathan Lynch and his students collaborated with Oikonos eco-science nonprofit and REBAR art, design, and social activism group to design nesting modules to be adopted and protected to the currently threatened rhinoceros aucklet birds living on Año Nuevo Island. ENGAGE at CCA acts as a hub to connect CCA students and faculty with a world outside the classroom by using creative practices to solve pressing social n
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Election 2012: The Health Care Conundrum
Professor Donald H. Taylor Jr. says repeal of the health care reform act would be an initial blow to President Obama, but could spell long-term trouble for Republicans. Learn more at http://sanford.duke.edu and http://sites.duke.edu/donaldhtaylorjr.
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Computing & IT. 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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2.5 Review

The title of this unit could have been Juggling with complexity: searching for system. This title seemed to capture something essential about the unit. Juggling is a rich metaphor and will be used explicitly in Part 3. But it also carries the idea of a skill that needs to be practised and that might seem incredibly awkward to begin with. You may find this idea helpful as you review your work in Part 1. Juggling is also a skill that, once practised, becomes second nature. This too may b
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8.2 Secondary prevention using drugs

Extensive research has been carried out into the use of drugs to help limit damage and minimise deterioration of an established heart or circulatory condition. The use of four main drug categories together reduces the risk of an MI, a stroke or cardiovascular disease death over the next two years by 75 per cent in patients with previous coronary heart disease or stroke (2002 figures from Mackay and Mensah, 2004). Such secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases has been formalised into a
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COLORS- What is Your Favorite Color?
This is a video presents simple vocabulary and the colors.  The sentences describing the color of the object appear on the screen. People on the street are interviewed about  “what’s your favorite color”. Good diversity of cultures shown in the interviews. Good for older ELL students. (9:31)
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Precast 25: Learning 2
ENHANCED podcast on learning.
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Sound of Letter J Song
This catchy Sesame Street song shows Muppets singing and dancing about the letter J. Different characters sing the verses of this song while they talk about their friends whose names begin with J nd the J things those friends like.  (1:49)
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In solicitors, the referral program is similar to that of this sort of occupation. In solicitors, there are recommendation lawful professionals who get customers not because they want to represent them but because they want to relate them to other lawful professionals who specialize in the cases of the customers. This is similar to the recommendation program in this sort of occupation where general practitioners or other
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8.2 Writing in your own words

Active reading, or reading and thinking, are bound up with writing in your own words. If you read materials in a passive way, you are much more likely to copy out chunks word for word when you are note taking, and in the process generate very long notes indeed! Similarly, if you do not spend time thinking about what you have read, asking questions and checking your understanding, you will be tempted to copy out difficult bits or simply try to reorder the author's words. In the latter case you
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5.2 Comparing WiFi and Bluetooth

Activity 20: self-assessment

Thomas Kelly - Great Teachers
What was it like to be present at the first performance of a great work of music? Thomas Kelly offers an inside look at his"First Nights" course, one of Harvard's most popular and enduring institutions. Thomas Kelly has been a Professor of Music at Harvard University since 1994 and served as the chair of the Department of Music from 1999 to 2005. Professor Kelly teaches the popular undergraduate course First Nights: Five Performance Premiers, which examines five musical premieres as significan
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1.4 Conclusion

The aim of this unit has been to try to draw together work on numbers and text, and to try to be helpful to those who, like me, find numbers and statistics rather unapproachable. Evidence is used in social science to convince us of the value of a claim, and is a crucial element in our evaluation of theoretical perspectives.

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Careers - Work experience: a student's view
A student talks about his experience on a IT work placement with a charity, Hostel Liaison Group, based in Nottingham and how he has benefited from it.
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