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Around The Coast Of Britain

The coastline of the United Kingdom is formed by a variety of natural features including islands, bays, headlands and peninsulas. It consists of the coastline of the island...

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The coastline of the United Kingdom is formed by a variety of natural features including islands, bays, headlands and peninsulas. It consists of the coastline of the island of Great Britain, the north-east coast of the island of Ireland, as well as a large number of much smaller islands. Much of the coastline is accessible and quite varied in...

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Climate Change Fact Not Fiction

Climatic change has and continues to be undoubtedly
one of the major global environmental concerns over the last two decades. The
course will look at the likely causes...

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Climatic change has and continues to be undoubtedly one of the major global environmental concerns over the last two decades. The course will look at the likely causes of climate change, natural and manmade, as well as the methods used for establishing past palaeoclimates. The course will investigate the enhanced greenhouse effect and associated global warming, and alternative theories...

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Climates Of The World And Their Ecosystems

The course will investigate the reasons why certain climates are located
where they are, will look at global atmospheric circulation patterns, climatic
graphs, and seasonal temperature and rainfall...

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The course will investigate the reasons why certain climates are located where they are, will look at global atmospheric circulation patterns, climatic graphs, and seasonal temperature and rainfall patterns. Analysis will be made of the associated vegetation types and structures, as well as the operation of the resulting biomes and ecosystems for selected climatic zones.   WEEK 1 THE...

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Fossils A Glimpse Of The Past

This course will study how fossils are formed, classified and spend time
each week investigating the main fossil groups which are of significance in the
geological column.

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This course will study how fossils are formed, classified and spend time each week investigating the main fossil groups which are of significance in the geological column. Week 1 What are fossils, how are they formed and how they are classified into Phylum, class, order, family, genus and species. Week 2  Trilobites and Graptolites, fossils of the Cambrian to...

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WEEK 1 Early theories and Continental Drift and Alfred Wegener WEEK 2 Sea floor spreading, Harry Hess and work in the 1960s. Vine and Matthews Hypothesis. WEEK 3 Vine and Matthews Hypothesis. Paleomagnetic theory WEEK 4 Plate tectonic theory and plate boundaries WEEK 5 Volcanic Hazards associated with Plate Boundaries WEEK 6 Two volcanic case studies associated with plate...

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Psychology And The Social Self

These 6 sessions cover various topics of social behaviour and involve lively discussion and activities (optional). We will cover:

·       pro and anti-social behaviour and its origins


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These 6 sessions cover various topics of social behaviour and involve lively discussion and activities (optional). We will cover:·       pro and anti-social behaviour and its origins·       attribution·       attitudes·       conformity and obedience·       social psychology in the real world e.g., sport and shopping·       social psychology and mental illness·     ...

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The British Isles has undergone a remarkable journey through geological time from thirty degrees south of the equator to its present position some fifty degrees north. The course will look at the main geological periods and the processes which are of significance to the evolution of the British Isles as we know them of as of today.   Week...

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