12.000 Solving Complex Problems (MIT)
Solving Complex Problems provides an opportunity for entering freshmen to gain first-hand experience with working as part of a team to develop effective approaches to complex problems in Earth system science and engineering that do not have straightforward solutions. The subject includes training in a variety of skills, ranging from library research to Web Design. Each year's course explores a different problem in detail through the study of complimentary case histories and the development of&nb
Learn Hindi Daily Show (ओं; लोग/लोगों; masculine/feminine; mystery word; The Cle
Hindi Sound and Symbol of the day Independent form: Dependent form (when used with another consonant) Example: ओं is ओ plus the bindu which makes the ओ nasalized. This sound...
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
" M-0-T-H-E-R"- A Mother's Day Song
This computer-animated video features a song about Mother's Day to the tune of "B-I-N-G-O." (1:57)
Soccer Training - Inside-Inside-Outside Drill
Coach Sean Carlisle of 6 Weeks To Soccer Magic demonstrates an effective footwork drill for learning how to use the inside and outside of your foot when moving the ball on the soccer field. ( 1:41)
Learn how to keep deer away
This three minute video provides some tips and tricks that will keep deer out of gardens and other areas. Everything from Irish Spring soap to netting is mentioned.
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the essence of this five minute video. It moves to fast to run directly so pause the video after each amendment. It does not offer insights or explanation, just a copy of the amendments.
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.
West African Civilizations
Dated yet relevant documentary on the history of ancient African art and civilizations is the subject of this six minute video. It covers the major learning centers and the development of various cultures. A good video that provides an overview using images that include objects found by archaeology.
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
ISS Update - May 13, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 13, 2011.
"The Imagined" by Stephen Dunn (poetry reading)
When my kids ask me why I won't watch horror movies, I tell them it's because nothing scares me any more. It's not true of course, it's only things that are intended to scare me that don't scare me: I'm too old to be fooled by the same old nonsense again. One of the working girls in Steinbeck's Sweet Thursday said "I can scream three times at a rubber lizard and then the Hell with it." However this poem scares me: it's like the idea that everything you hold precious is a sham, a facade, a d
"In School Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier (poetry reading)
An American poem. The British find American sentimentality and sincerity hard to bear - just as Americans find British irony and dry humour baffling. The picture of the Californian School House looks as though it was taken in about 1930 - it comes from this site: http://cerritos.org/community/history-of-the-region The Schoolroom was painted by William Bromley Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged beggar sleeping; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry-vines are creep
"[as freedom is a breakfastfood]" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
Magic Tree screensaver: http://www.lisisoft.com/tools/magic-tree.html Love in the Sky: http://www.webdesignhot.com/free-photography/love-clouds-in-the-sky/ as freedom is a breakfastfood or truth can live with right and wrong or molehills are from mountains made —long enough and just so long will being pay the rent of seem and genius please the talentgang and water most encourage flame as hatracks into peachtrees grow or hopes dance best on bald men's hair and every finger is a toe and any c
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
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We Have Met Technology and It Is Us
The chapter explores the relationship between technology and intelligence with an emphasis on technologies as forms of tool-mediated social practices. This involves the argument that although tools are constituents of a technology, it is the way in which tools are deployed as part of a social practice that is crucial. Artifacts are considered as the foundation blocks of technology.
Pressure + Ink: Relief Process
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Health@Google: Patricia Wells
Patricia Wells visits Google's San Francisco office to present her book "Salad as a Meal". This event took place on April 25, 2011, as part of the Health@Google series. Multiple James Beard Foundation Award winner Wells is here to say (with 150 recipes) that salads taste good, they're good for you, and they don't have to include lettuce. Given Wells's high profile and the book's useful focus, this can't miss wherever cookbooks are popular. With a 75,000-copy first printing; eight-city tour. Pa