Defining Regional Boundaries
The purpose of this resource is to identify a region for study as a system, and to establish a list of characteristics and features useful for determining the boundaries of regional systems. Students discuss their current understanding of what Earth systems are and how they work, and consider how to identify the boundaries of a region for Earth system study. In small groups, they select a region for recommendation to the class, and they make a list of characteristics and features that can mark t
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Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence
The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform convergence is more subtle. Uniform convergence is explained in terms of closed function balls and the new notion of sets absorbing sequences. The differences between the two types of convergence are illustrated with several examples. Some standard facts are also discussed: a uniform
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RIAlity
The package was written in 1996. Radio immuno assay (RIA) is a technique for measuring concentrations of antigens. Although better techniques have subsequently been developed from it, understanding RIA forms the basis for understanding these derivatives. RIA belongs to the family of competition assays which are widely used in science, medicine and related industries to measure the concentrations of biologically active molecules. This package introduces the concepts of RIA and will be useful to a
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NASA KSNN What does a scientist do?
Scientists share certain methods and approaches to understanding the nature of the world around them. They use a systematic approach to observing and studying the world. They ask questions, look for patterns, and try to find general rules for the way life works.
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NASA KSNN What patterns do you see?
Identifying patterns is an important skill in understanding math and science. Patterns can be seen all around us. They are sometimes seen as repeating visual images or may be found as special arrangements of numbers in a list.
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NASA KSNN How can objects be sorted?
Sorting things into categories is the first step in understanding nature. To sort items, you need to carefully observe them. This often leads to new insights into nature.
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First Year Chinese I
This course provides an understanding of basic principles of Chinese speaking and written language. The focus in Chinese 1010 is on pronunciation and simple Chinese character writing.
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First Year Chinese II
This course provides an understanding of basic principles of Chinese speaking and written language. The focus in Chinese 1020 is on pronunciation and simple Chinese character writing.
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Marriage and Family Relationships
This is an introductory course on marriage and the family, intended to present a more balanced understanding than your own personal experience might give you. A second objective is to apply what you learn in class to your own life, and better understand what you personally want in your future family and relationship experiences.
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Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Economics is designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, and principles. In addition, it will focus on relationship between private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. Also, it will analyze major economic institutions, such as property rights, markets, business organizations, labor unions, money and banking, trade, and taxation.
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XVIII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Dead Sea Scrolls Published, Institute Active in Kansas City, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity: "Textual Harassment: Desire, the Female Body, and Augustine's Confessions," "Access to the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Legal Analysis of the Issues," "An Evening with Dionysos: The God of Wine in Palestine in Galilee, the God of Ecstasy in Italy," "Pentateuch and Prophecy," and "Rediscovering Ancient B
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Good Listeners: Cultural Differences
Understanding cultural differences in communication is important in order to be a good listener. Examine cultural differences
and how they factor into being a good listener with tips from a
communications specialist in this free video on communications, dialog
and conversations.

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Art And The Limits Of The Political
A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations.
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Economics of Entrepreneurship
Course Objective: To give students: (a) An understanding of the concepts of and differences between entrepreneurship and capitalism; (b) An appreciation for how innovations occur and how they impact market capitalism.
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Creativity and Entrepreneurship
This course has been designed to provide students with an overall understanding of entrepreneurship and to prepare them for developing a mindset for thinking creatively. Targeted at students who would like to create their own businesses, it is meant to teach students how to live and work outside of the bureaucracy, to learn to dream about new ideas and new ventures, to push the edges of the envelope, and to see entrepreneurship as reality. The focus of the course is to start small and grow big--
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Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010
Lecture 24
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Gender Sensitivity
The training manual can be used for the orientation of policy-makers, curriculum developers, media professionals, adult learners and the public at large. It is organized into ten sections that build on, one another to sharpen participantsâ€™ understanding of gender-biased thinking within, and all around, them.
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Palms and Literature
Students will use a variety of Palm applications to enhance their comprehension and understanding of the Civil War through the literature selection Charley Skedaddle. They will also work on building vocabulary.
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Genetically Inherited Traits
Students will explore heredity by examining how traits are passed from parent to offspring. An understanding of genetic terminology will be gained and examples of inherited traits identified. Calculating genetic probability with Punnett Squares will also be investigated.
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Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Pursued Indirectly.
Many goals are more likely to be achieved when pursued indirectly: the most profitable companies are not the most aggressive in chasing profits and the wealthiest are not the most materialistic. By understanding the principle of Obliquity we can make better decisions in our personal and professional lives.
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