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Growth of Washington D.C. Metro Area: Gray Scheme
Urban growth of Washington DC and surrounding suburbs from 1973 to 1996
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A Short History of Man: Progress and Decline

A Short History of Man by Hans-Hermann Hoppe
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Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers
This is a tutorial (from the TeacherTube website) by a fifth-grader that explains how to multiply decimals by whole numbers. She is using a paint software program for demonstration.
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Introduction

This key skill develops your problem-solving skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle this key skill, you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor your progress and evaluate your strategy.

Problem solving runs through many other activities and, rather like the key skill in OpenLearn course U071_1 Improving own learning a
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3.1.3 Tariff escalation

Added to this was the fact that, although the developed countries had reduced the average level of tariffs on manufactures to low levels as part of the UR agreements, this average concealed much higher tariffs on products that were imported mainly from developing countries. Moreover, higher tariffs were retained on products involving a higher degree of processing. In the EU, for example, cigars are subjected to a higher tariff than raw tobacco, processed foods to a higher tariff than unproces
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2.4 Clerk

The governing body must appoint a Clerk, who should not be a member of the governing body. It is also advisable not to use a member of staff, if possible, to avoid any potential conflict of interest. While some governing bodies use their Clerk solely as a minute taker, the prime function of the Clerk is to convene meetings and perform all the administrative tasks required. Good clerking requires specialist skills, and the governing body will probably want to reflect this in an adequate level
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Sally Hawkins: Movies That Made Me | BFI
Sally Hawkins: Movies That Made Me | BFI. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Watch the full interview here: http://player.bfi.org.uk/film/watch-sally-hawkins-movies-that-made-me-interview-2014/ Sally Hawkins has been shaped by films. In a candid interview with Edith Bowman, she names the movies which still inspire and terrify her. Watch more on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BFI Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritishF
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1.3.1 Try some yourself

Activity 6

The new home owners from Example 4 above want to price grass seed, as well as the turf (transport only). The best buy seems to be loose seed, which says ‘1 kilo covers 80 m2’. They wonder what len
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Math Probability Experiment
A student works on a project for her FLVS M/J Math 2 class about probabilities.  She is interviewed on how she is going to set up her experiment with coins and what she thinks the outcome will be.  She demonstrates the coin experiment and reports data collected.  (05:09)

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14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics (MIT)
This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed for further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. Topics include elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing.
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5.4 Hutton's geology: The Jedburgh unconformity

One concrete example from the Theory of the Earth will perhaps indicate the way in which Hutton could read features of the landscape as evidence of the action of forces acting over immeasurably long periods. He had been geologising in the valley of Jed Water, near Jedburgh, in the Borders area between England and Scotland. From his observations in the neighbouring Teviot valley, he expected the Jed to be running over a bed of horizontally laid, soft strata which were sometimes exposed
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Social care, social work and the law
The law and aspects of the legal system have a massive impact on the lives of social workers, from defining policy and procedure to the actual process of day-to-day working. This album presents an encompassing and engrossing look at the interaction between legal and social teams, and how different professions and groups interact to ensure equality and representation for all members of society. Not only do these discussions offer an insight into the justification and implementation of policy, the
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Intelligent Life: The world according to ABBA
They are usually associated with kitsch and white bell bottoms. But ABBA’s life and music are darker and more complicated than we often think. In this podcast, Matthew Sweet discusses their sophistication, their museum and their philosophy
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe some of the biochemical methods by which organisms uptake iron

  • describe some of the biochemical processes by which organisms store and transfer iron

  • explain why iron is present only in very low concentrations in aqueous solution

  • use aspects of iron(III) chemistry to explain the role of macrocyclic ligands in iron uptake and transfer.


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4.2.1 Search engines: what are they?

The computer application that facilitates finding things on the web is known as a search engine. This is an application that serves a similar function to an index in a book. Figure 9(a) shows the home page of a typical search engine called Google.

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3 A brief look at psychological methods

We have looked briefly at the kinds of data that psychologists use as the basis for their evidence and we now offer an overview of the methods used to collect these data. Learning about methods is a skill necessary to building up psychological knowledge and moving beyond the base of common-sense knowledge about people that we all use. This section will outline the fundamentals of research procedures and provide you with a terminology – the beginnings of a research language that will
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Alternative Break Opportunities at the College of Charleston -- Service Learning Programs
Alternative Breaks are an opportunity for students to spend college breaks traveling to national and international destinations to participate in community service, explore exciting places and make new friends! All trips are led and planned by students so there are always new projects and locales. Available programs include shorter trips during Fall Break and Spring Break and longer trips during Maymester. Students have traveled in the United States from coast to coast including California, Fl
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3.1.1 Try some yourself

1 Express each of the following percentages as fractions:

  • (a) 40%

  • (b) 8%

  • (c) 70%

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Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?
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Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to c
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