Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queenâ€™s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled â€˜Inspiration for Industry Education and Regenerationâ€™. He holds a Visiting P
Author(s): Terry Hodgkinson,Leeds Metropolitan University

It is probably fair to say that no single individual has had a greater influence on the scientific view of the world than Isaac Newton. The main reason for Newton's prominence was his own intrinsic genius, but another important factor was the particular state of knowledge when he was, in his own phrase, 'in the prime of my age for invention'.

In 1543, a century before Newton's birth. Nicolaus Copernicus launched a scientific revolution by rejecting the prevailing Earth-centred view of t
Author(s): The Open University

This free course provided an introduction to studying Maths. 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.

Author(s): The Open University

The ECHR places an important emphasis on individual rights whilst trying to strike a balance between individual and collective rights.

Activity 1 Drafting a charter of rights

0 hours 15 minutes

Author(s): The Open University

Once nutrients are in an ecosystem, it is usually much harder and more expensive to remove them than tackle the eutrophication at source. The main methods available are:

• precipitation (e.g. treatment with a solution of aluminium or ferrous salt to precipitate phosphates);

• removal of nutrient-enriched sediments, for example by mud pumping; and

• removal of biomass (e.g. harvesting of common reed) and using it for thatchi
Author(s): The Open University

Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
Author(s): Creator not set

Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
Author(s): Creator not set

CVs and Letters to Employers
CVâ€™s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

To begin this course, look at the sheet of references linked below. You will see that the list includes books by Sorley Maclean and by two other important Scottish poets, Tom Leonard and Edwin Morgan. Not one title was published in London. None of these writers has ever published a collection of poems in London. Yet the prizewinning work of Edwin Morgan is widely used in Scottish schools, and Sorley MacLean's work has been translated into several foreign languages. By the 1980s, a shift of th
Author(s): The Open University

University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Vivien Sieber,The University of Surrey

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

• identify criteria to evaluate whether prison works.

Author(s): The Open University

Question 1 (Objective 2)

Figure 19 is a graph showing how the viscosity (thickness and stickiness) of a woman's cervical mucus changes with time. Day 0 is the start of her menstrual period.

Author(s): The Open University