"String Theory, Fall 2008"
" This is a one-semester class about gauge/gravity duality (often called AdS/CFT) and its applications."
"Signals, Systems and Information for Media Technology, Fall 2007"
" This class teaches the fundamentals of signals and information theory with emphasis on modeling audio/visual messages and physiologically derived signals, and the human source or recipient. Topics include linear systems, difference equations, Z-transforms, sampling and sampling rate conversion, convolution, filtering, modulation, Fourier analysis, entropy, noise, and Shannon's fundamental theorems. Additional topics may include data compression, filter design, and feature detection. The underg
Simple Nature: An Introduction to Physics for Engineering and Physical Science Students
Simple Nature is a physics textbook intended for students in a three-semester introductory calculus-based course.
Discover Physics is a conceptual physics textbook intended for students in a nonmathematical one-semester general-education course.
Modeling Your Water Balance
The purpose of this resource is to model a soil's water storage over a year. Students will model the changes in soil water storage over a year.
Principles of Macroeconomics
This book is intended for a one-semester course in Macroeconomics taught out the social sciences or business school. The authors take a three-pronged approach to every concept: (1) the concept is covered with a "Heads Up" to ward off confusion, (2) a "You Try It" section makes sure students are staying on top of the concept and (3) a "Case and Point" section that uses a real-world application to harness the concept in reality
Principles of Microeconomics
The authors teach economics as the study of “choice “ by providing students with an accessible, straightforward overview of economics. This text combines the clarity and writing of Tregarthen's seminal periodical "The Margin" with great teaching insights.Rittenberg and Tregarthen help students to understand how real individuals actually work with economics. In this new book, the authors illustrate the practicality and relevance of economics with a variety of new illustrations and insights.Th
The Paradox of Success
The paradox of success is you need to embrace failure to achieve it. This is a paper born out of a speech I gave to 600 17 year olds on entrepreneurship during the UK’s enterprise week in November 2007. It must rank as one of the most nerve jangling speeches I’ve ever done, since owning a teenager ...
Harvard Peabody Museum Zooarchaeology Laboratory Reference Collection
The Zooarchaeology Laboratory of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, was established in 1981 in order to facilitate the analysis of faunal remains from archaeological sites (also called Archaeozoology). Presently covering more than 850 square feet (79 square meters) on the third floor of the museum, the laboratory provides working and storage space for students and researchers who carry out studies on animal bones and teeth from around the world. It is also a tea
A Grand Vision for Gilman Hall
A video highlighting the three-year renovation of Johns Hopkins' Gilman Hall and the official rededication of the building in 2010.
Reading Difficulties- Is Your Child Overwhelmed? Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. answers the question: “My ten year old son seems overwhelmed by the words on a page and cannot answer the questions. What can I do?” If they are overwhelmed with the amount of words on a page the same thing is probably happening when they look at a math page. The easiest thing to do would be to cover up a part of the text and then opening the page up as they go along. What you are doing is blocking
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. answers the question: “My ten year old son seems overwhelmed by the words on a page and cannot answer the questions. What can I do?” If they are overwhelmed with the amount of words on a page the same thing is probably happening when they look at a math page. The easiest thing to do would be to cover up a part of the text and then opening the page up as they go along. What you are doing is blocking
Ten Year old Scout visits a strawberry field to learn more about her favorite fruit.
Vasco da Gama's Voyage of Discovery - 50-min Documentary
A stunning epic re-tracing the steps of this Portuguese explorer's intrepid voyage to India, which was borne out of a desire both to trade, and to spread the word of Christianity. This video shares some of the most stunning adventures of Vasco Da Gama through narration and video recreation.
Paris 1900: The Games of the II Olympiad
The Games of the II Olympiad in Paris, France. Video gives a few facts about these games. These Games were held in conjunction with the World’s Fair that year. Also, these Games were the first to include women. Charlotte Cooper (Great Britain Republic) won gold in tennis, becoming the first female Olympic champion. American Alvin Kreenzlein won four gold medals in track and field. The flags of the nations that participated in these O
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors are featured in this video. Not much history, but some good shots. This would be best in a study of art and/or Chinese history.
Wright Time, Wright Place
The Inventing Flight video series explores the history and development of flight with special focus on the Wright Brothers from Dayton, Ohio, the inventors of the first practical airplane. In this video episode your host takes you to the year 1900, an exciting time in America. Why? Because of the advent of invention, discovery, and expansion, people's lives were changing quickly and dramatically. It was during this time that Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the first powered airplane. In this
Rosh HaShana videos: 98 of them
To learn more about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana, Jacob Richman has put together a list of 98 videos on all aspects about its history and cultural aspects. Far ranging topices from dancing to historical information are available. Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year 5771.
25 years after attempt: U.S. President Ronald Reagan assassination attempt.
25 year anniversary shows unedited news reel with interviews.
How To Go To Confession
Reconciliation, or penance, is one of Catholicism's seven sacraments, and followers are expected to go to confession at least once a year. Rest assured that the priest, bound by the seal of confession, will not divulge your sins.