Religions of the World - Buddhism
A brief overview of Buddhism, it's history, demographics, and precepts.
21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)
This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth
Lifestyle or global business? A major decision faced in any entrepreneurial career
Following his Enterprise Tuesday seminar on 4 November 2008, Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL, Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer and Visiting Entrepreneur at the School's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, talks about the implications of going global with an idea.
This video teaches how to find cardinal directions on a map.
Limnología Regional (2008)
Este curso de Limnología Regional tiene como objetivo fundamental el conocimiento de las condiciones y procesos que determinan la estructura y funcionamiento de los ecosistemas acuáticos de las zonas áridas y semiáridas. Los ecosistemas acuáticos cuyo estudio se aborda van desde los lóticos (ríos y arroyos temporales) hasta los leníticos (lagos y lagunas) abarcando así mismo el estudio de las zonas húmedas, fuentes, etc. La particularidad de las condiciones climáticas donde se locali
This 8:29 video explains the basic concept of trig functions sin, cos, and tan and how to write ratios using these functions and triangle
side lengths. It also explains how to find the trig values using a
calculator and how to find the angle measures if you know a trig value. This is a good basic introduction, but the sound quality is weak and the most important element is the explanation of
SOHCAHTOA as a memory devise for students
Energy Futures Lab Special Lecture - Powering the Planet
Professor Nocera describes science's greatest challenge to find secure, sustainable and environmentally responsible ways to meet the dramatic increase in global energy consumption.
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Honoring the Life and Work of Larry Eigner
When Larry Eigner arrived in this world "palsied from a hard birth" the accepted view was that the severity of his injury made him uneducable. An inspired bar-mitzvah gift of a 1940 Royal portable typewriter opened a pathway to his becoming a poet. This event celebrates the publication in four folio volumes of the Collected Poems of Larry Eigner. POETS/SPEAKERS. Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Richard Eigner, Rebecca Gaydos, Kit Robinson, Michael Davidson, George Hart, Albert Gelpi, Hillary Grav
Les amis de Flaubert et de Maupassant
The website, 'Les Amis de Flaubert et de Maupassant', is the site of the Friends' Association of Maupassant and Flaubert; both celebrated nineteenth-century French authors. Established in 1991, the Association aims to raise awareness and understanding of the life and work of these two novelists. To this end, it organizes visits to places closely associated with Maupassant and Flaubert; runs conferences, seminars and exhibitions focussing on their lives, interests and literary works; publishes te
Life in the Oceans
This short but thorough video describes several animals and plants found in the ocean's environment. Starting with the tiniest creatures, plankton, and continuing through the food chain in the open sea like fish and whales. It also discusses organisms in the polar seas, such as cod, seals, and halibut and continues on to the warm coral reefs in the tropical seas with animals like the lobsters. They address animals living in the shallow waters and tidal pools, such as barnacles, muscles, and
Silvia Earle's Plea to Protect Our Oceans
Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline. Earle has been at the frontier of deep ocean exploration for four decades. She makes a plea to all of us to help explore and protect our oceans. Not only are oceans important as a food supply, they are essential to all life on earth in a variety of ways. New technology has allow
Dr. Stanley Riggs
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Geometry Final Review Standard 2 part 2
This is part 2 of 2 parts. This video shows examples of dilations using pencil and paper for a geometry final review.
Defining culture activity
Defining culture activity
U.S. Day Ahead: 2012 could end with fireworks
Dec. 29 - Friday is set to be dominated by two economic indicators, potential salacious scandal and a showdown between a bond guru and his former bosses.
History of New Year's Eve Celebrations
In a History of the Holidays video, discover the origins of New Years Eve and learn how the celebration did not always take place on the same date; in fact, some cultures celebrated New Years Eve in spring and fall. This video traces this custom from 1200 BCE. Run time 03:29
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes.
2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
Explanation of the use of quotation marks in English writing. Video gives purpose and examples.
World At War: Alone (4th) 4 of 6
The fourth episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
Shows the aftermath of the raid of September 7th-may be too graphic for younger children.(9:41)