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Use of English GNS 101A and 101B

Use of English GNS 101A and 101B1) LanguageDefinitions and UsesThe four language skillsEnglish language in Nigeria and its uses2) Reading and types of readingReasons why we readFactors than can affect effective reading3) Listening skillsFactors than can affect effective listeningHow to improve listening skills4) Writing and types of writingNarrative Essay WritingDescriptive Essay WrtitingArgumentative Essay WritingExpository Essay WritingLetter WritingFormal LetterInformal LetterThe Basic Ski...

CHM 121 Foundation Chemistry

IntroductionAtomic Theory of MatterAssignmentDiscovery of the Sub-Atomic ParticlesThe ElectronThe ProtonRutherford Model of AtomThe NeutronAtomic Number/Mass Number/IsotopesEmission SpectraThe Bohr Atomic ModelAtomic Spectrum of HydrogenQuantum Theory of Atomic OrbitalsAzimuthal OR Subsidiary Quantum NumberShapes of OrbitalsElectronic Configuration of AtomThe Periodic tableDescription of the periodic tableThe periodic table and Atomic properties

CHEM 121 CLASSIFICATION OF ELEMENTS AND PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES

Modern Periodic LawModern Periodic TablePeriodGroupElectronic ConfigurationAtomic RadiusIonic RadiusIonization EnthalpyElectro negativityScreening EffectValency and Oxidation NoDiagonal RelationshipMultiChoice Questions

BIO 101 General Biology

Lecture OneThe CellIntroductionImportant Events in the Discovery of CellsFunctions of the parts of a cellTypes of CellRevision QuestionsLecture TwoMovement of Materials in and out of the CellOsmosis Introduction & Basic explanationsUses of OsmosisSummary of Activities in OsmosisOsmosis and Food PreservationDiffusionIntroduction & Basic explanationsUses of DiffusionPlasmolysisRevision QuestionsLecture ThreeEcologyLevels of EcologySome Ecological termsExercisesLecture FourIntra and inter R...

Bio 101 General Biology

Bio 101 General BiologyLecture OneThe CellIntroductionImportant Events in the Discovery of CellsFunctions of the parts of a cellTypes of CellRevision QuestionsLecture TwoMovement of Materials in and out of the CellOsmosis Introduction & Basic explanationsUses of OsmosisSummary of Activities in OsmosisOsmosis and Food PreservationDiffusionIntroduction & Basic explanationsUses of DiffusionPlasmolysisRevision QuestionsLecture ThreeEcologyLevels of EcologySome Ecological termsExercisesLecture Fo...

European and North American Freight Transportation Systems, Globalised Trade and Global Policy Implications

Trade is vital to any country for its growth and development. It is so essential that the absence will make all the economies in the world grind to an unexpected halt. There are other regions globally where the functioning of the economy and trade contribution can be more practical than in the United States. In most instances, the economies are supported by trading commodities and services. One of the essential elements of commerce is the transport system. The case analysis will be on th...

FWM 306: Introduction to Forestry and Wildlife Extension (Lecture Notes)

TABLE OF CONTENTSForestry extension in the world .............................................................................................1Forestry extension in Nigeria ................................................................................................2The institutional setting of forestry extension......................................................................7Importance of rural communities ................................................................................

The Use of Audiovisuals for Effective Learning Among Various Stakeholders in the Development and Utilisation of Onigambari Forest Reserve, Ibadan, Oyo State

Everybody communicates in one way or the other. It is important in every society to exchange meaningsWhat then is Communication?Communication is a continuous, never-ending means of transferring or passing on messages (ideas, innovations, skills, knowledge or practices from a source to the ultimate users in order to modify the behaviour or reaction of receivers in the desired direction. Questions to Ask Before Communication Takes PlaceIs the communication to an expert or a general audienc...

EXAMINE THE AFROTROPICAL AND NEOTROPICAL FOREST BIODIVERSITY WITH AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE ON HOW CHANGING CLIMATE PREDICTS ITS FUTURE

ABSTRACT Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations. These characteristics are the expressions of genes that are passed on from parent to offspring during reproduction. Biodiversity refers to the variety of living species on Earth, including plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi. Africa is the second largest continent and comprises approximately 20% of the total land surface of the planet. The terrestrial Afrotropical bi...

NanoComposix Guidelines for Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Analysis of Nano Particles

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'} span.s1 {direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: bidi-override} Transmission  Electron  Microscopy  (TEM)  is  a  vital  characterization  tool  for  directly  imaging nanomaterials  to  obtain quantitative  measures of particle  and/or  grain  size,  size  distribution, and morphology.    TEM  images&nbs...

Sampling for Insects

Insects are the most successful and enduring life form on earth and are known to have existed for over 400 million years. They are the most dominant multicellular life form on earth and are represented all over, from the poles to the equator, from the sea surface to the highest peaks and from the deserts to rain forests. It is estimated that insects comprise about half of the earth’s 1.5 million known species (Chapman, 2013; McGavin, 2007). Gullan and Cranston (2014) stated that ...

Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases

INTRODUCTIONThere has been world wide explosion of infectious diseases with emerging diseases such as HIV/AIDS pandemic as well as old diseases like cholera, tuberculosis, dengue, or malaria. These infectious diseases are on a sudden increase due to many factors amongst which; climate change, transformation of ecosystems, socio-economic problems and Public health systems deterioration in many countries in the world. Generally, numerous diseases have emerged and re-emerged (Sanjeev et al., 201...

LECTURE 01 ON SKILLS FOR SDGs- PRENEURSHIP- INTRODUCTION

SDGs-Prenuership, is a subject that deals with how to turn the UN Global Goals into Local Sustainable Businesses. This is the right thinking and concern for the world now in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda through the SDGs. Thus, this lecture provides a practical guide on how to actualize this laudable sustainable development goals of the UN for the benefit of people and planet earth. It is well simplified so that all may understand, participate and reap the benefit of the UN Global Goals.

As an Extension Agent, How you can Motivate the Rural People to Accept the New Innovation or Package you Brought to them

Extension agent is critical element in all extension activities. If the extension agent is not able to respond to a given situation and function effectively, it does not matter how imaginative the extension approach is or how impressive the supply of inputs and resources for extension work. Indeed, the effectiveness of the extension agent can often determine the success or failure of an extension programme.The extension agent has to work with people in a variety of different ways. It is often...