9.63 Laboratory in Cognitive Science (MIT)
9.63 teaches principles of experimental methods in human perception and cognition, including design and statistical analysis. The course combines lectures and hands-on experimental exercises and requires an independent experimental project. Some experience in programming is desirable. To foster improved writing and presentation skills in conducting and critiquing research in cognitive science, students are required to provide reports and give oral presentations of three team experiments. A fourt
RES.12-001 Topics in Fluid Dynamics: Dimensional Analysis, the Coriolis force, and Lagrangian and Eu
This collection of three essays was developed from the author's experience teaching Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean, 12.800, offered to graduate students entering the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. The goal of this course is to help each student master the concepts and mathematical tools that make up the foundation of classical and geophysical fluid dynamics. Three topics --- the subject of these essays --- proved to be the most difficult for most students: 1) dimensional ana
Little Einstein Teaches About Measuring Temperature
This amateur video uses an Einstein bobble head to describe how to measure temperature. Three beakers full of colored water and thermometers are used to measure temperature of room, ice water, and heated water. The video is made inside a science lab and appears to be a good introduction to lab equipment and measurement(Running Time 1:52).
Haiti Poem: Ganthier by Kwame Dawes
Poem by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson Music by Kevin Simmonds Editing by Robin Bell I thought, he said of the wife who lasted six months, before the news of this treachery of the blood, before he lay on his back, the bottles of toxic drugs and poison for rats lined up on his sill, before the simple equation of fatigue with this world plus a body falling to ruin, a heart shattered by a woman's laughter, before all of this, she had left, that wife, that angel, the women of beauty who kn
Haiti Poem: Job by Kwame Dawes
Poem by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson Music by Kevin Simmonds Editing by Robin Bell For Joel Sainton This is a home, this is a shelter, these walls, shaken, the lines of jagged cracks, the split at the ceiling that lets in light and rain—this is my comfort, here, deep in the catacombs of Port-au-Prince, shaded by a giant breadfruit tree with its fragile branches, its bounty; here where the yard is cluttered with trash, trying leaves, and broken bricks salvaged from the ruins dumpe
Chemistry Matters: Beauty
From molecules to equations to experiments, learn how and why chemistry is beautiful to Nobel Laureates. This video is one in a series of four, short educational videos capturing 16 Nobel Laureates' opinions on why chemistry matters. See the other chemistry videos here: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=5D0105F5B2B967BA
Performance 9: Allora & Calzadilla at MoMA
Find out more: http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1124 Performance 9: Allora & Calzadilla December 8, 2010-January 10, 2011 Video produced by Ben Coccio © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
American Civil War 2
Gives detail of the American Civil War 1861-1865. A fictional seven minute video with little factual information. Part one on page, also.
Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp at Cal Performances is a nationally acclaimed summer youth program located on the University of California Berkeley campus. The six week, tuition-free camp conceived by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and produced by Cal Performances teaches dance and life lessons to East Bay middle school students. Follow three Ailey campers from beginning impressions through the grand finale performance. http://calperformances.net
Edible Adventures - The Spain Experience - Part 4
In this episode, our students travel to Osborne vineyard & winery to learn how sherry is produced from palomino grapes - small, white grapes grown in special soil, hand-picked and pressed the same day. Visit www.ciachef.edu/BPS to learn more.
Guided Reading: Making it Active
A six minute video that shows two different guided reading sessions, which involve primary
pupils revisiting well known texts, in a resource showing ways that guided reading can be used. Part of a series.
Online Communities in the Classroom
Online communities in the classroom is the topic of this 14 minute video. A basic overview of the way teachers can use the Internet to help expand their teaching beyond the classroom.
Jim O'Neill on the new BRICs
As "The World in" celebrates its 25th anniversary, Goldman Sachs's Jim O'Neill predicts what the global economy might look like in 2036
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GRCC News 2010
Professor Dennis Sutton's JR256 Broadcast Journalism class presents "GRCC News".
Cluster One Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the first cluster of presentations ("Overviews") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Marya Lieberman, Ralph Hall, and David Guston, as well as the discussion afterward. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Two Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the second cluster of presentations ("Philosophical Perspectives") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Kevin Elliott, Alfred Nordmann, John Koolage, and Ralph Hall. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Three Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Description: Highlights from the third cluster of presentations ("Scientific Considerations") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by David Grainger, Robert Hurt, and Patricia Maurice. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/