What Causes Static Electricity
A lecture on the causes of static electricity. Students need a word wall or hand out as there are many terms they might not be familiar with. A good explanation and introduction.
The Wowzies Introduces and Reviews Paper Money ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100)
In this video the Wowzies use a game show concept to introduce and review all values of paper money while singing a catchy tune (2:43).
Survive The Ride Child Seat Safety
Four steps to installing a child safety seat. The rules to follow and the law. It gives instruction for an older vehicle and baby seat installation and gives examples of what the seat fit should be.
Kenya fights new poaching wave
Wildlife rangers in Kenya track down $30,000 worth of poached ivory, as the country seeks to contain a new wave of poaching.
The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive Demographics and Transportation Tomorrow
If the prospect of aging and infirmity seems remote, you could use some time with AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System), a wearable apparatus that approximates “what it feels like to be a 75-year-old woman.” Joseph Coughlin’s MIT AgeLab designed the suit to promote better understanding of the challenges of aging --
Perceptron learning rule and Convergence theorem.
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Whole Brain Teaching: 3rd Grade: Classroom Management
Watch first year teacher, Andrea Schindler, demonstrate features of Whole Brain Teaching's classroom management system with her inner city third graders. (7:14)
A Look at Microsoft's Surface Computer V.2 Microsoft Surface General Manager Panos Panay showed us a preview of the next version of Surface at CES, called the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. This matured device runs on Embedded Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and has a new technology in the screen that allows for 2 million sensors (rather than optical cameras) alongside the pixels in the display. This means more touchpoints than you have fingers or friends, no more box under the displ
Microsoft Surface General Manager Panos Panay showed us a preview of the next version of Surface at CES, called the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. This matured device runs on Embedded Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and has a new technology in the screen that allows for 2 million sensors (rather than optical cameras) alongside the pixels in the display. This means more touchpoints than you have fingers or friends, no more box under the displ
NOAA Careers and Technology
A career with NOAA could launch you all over the world, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the winter wonders of the South Pole. The challenges are endless. Employment in NOAA is a job with a mission. At NOAA, safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. It's all in a day's work. Imagine yourself. Careers in NOAA are as diverse as the line offices that make up the agency. More information can be found on the Office of Workforce Management website.
Why Study the Founding Fathers
Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.
The American Founding Fathers: Greatest Social Experiment in History
This video was created to encourage people to read the Constitution and read the words of the men that created our founding documents. It is an amateur video that has slides and lots of text with quotes from many famous people. It is a good quality video with many good quotes.
6.851 Advanced Data Structures (MIT)
Data structures play a central role in modern computer science. You interact with data structures much more often than with algorithms (think of Google, your mail server, and even your network routers). In addition, data structures are essential building blocks in obtaining efficient algorithms. This course will cover major results and current directions of research in data structures.
Functional analysis 2010
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2010. Functional analysis begins with a marriage of linear algebra and metric topology. These work together in a highly effective way to elucidate problems arising from differential equations. Solutions are sought in an infinite dimensional space of functions. This module paves the way by establishing the principal theorems (all due in part to the great Polish mathematician Stefan Banac
Thoughts on using Prezi as a Teaching Tool 21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT) Bridging Your Goals with Their Goals: A 'Context-driven Approach to Leadership' Icle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too How to do the Heimlich Maneuver Unrelenting rains swamp Sri Lanka China denies Renault spy case link
This course explores how identities, whether of individuals or groups, are produced, maintained, and transformed. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives that deal with identity formation, including constructions of "the normal." We will explore the utility of these perspectives for understanding identity components such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, language, social class, and bodily difference. By semester's end students will unders
While changing jobs and shifting careers is hardly unusual in today's business world, Russ Palmer is somewhat unique in that he has been the leader of three very different organizations over the past several decades. He was CEO of Touche Ross (now Deloitte & Touche) for 10 years, dean of Wharton for seven years, and now owner, chairman and CEO of The Palmer Group, a corporate investment firm. Each of these positions required very different skills and the ability to adapt to a unique set of chall
A computer animated video version of Shel Silverstein's poem "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Yickle Me too."
This is essential for all students to watch. It carefully shows how to do this life saving method. The video also explains why clearing the throat is essential. Run time 01:39.
Thousands of Sri Lankans are displaced and at least 13 killed by ongoing flash floods and mudslides.
China denies any link to the industrial espionage scandal at French carmaker Renault, dismissing reports of its possible involvement as "baseless".
21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT)
Bridging Your Goals with Their Goals: A 'Context-driven Approach to Leadership'
Icle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too
How to do the Heimlich Maneuver
Unrelenting rains swamp Sri Lanka
China denies Renault spy case link