NASA | Landsat: Making a Difference, One User At A Time
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission will continue and improve upon the 40-year-old Landsat program. This video examines two uses of Landsat data to monitor agriculture. Both wineries and timber companies rely on Landsat data to check whether their vines and trees are getting enough (or too much) water and fertilizer. The small resolution and regular repeat cycle of the satellite data is crucial to monitoring the health of their crops. (03:44)
Voices of Haiti: A Post-Quake Odyssey in Verse (Part 5: Dew, Silence)
Live performance in Port-au-Prince at Fokal on February 4, 2012. The initial shock of the earthquake has passed but Haiti continues its struggle to overcome both man-made and natural disasters. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presents poet Kwame Dawes' multimedia exploration of Haiti's earthquake through the lives, and voices, of Haitians confronting the ongoing consequences of this disaster, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. Featuring Kwame Dawes, composer and performer Kevin Si
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)
This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. We will explore how such things as department stores, nationally advertised brand-name goods, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society, and politics. The course is organized both thematically and chronologically. Each period deals with a new development in the history of consumer culture. Throughout we explore both celeb
Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico
A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. This symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center.
Steven Benner at the 2012 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting
By: JGI Steven Benner from the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution delivering the closing keynote at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.
British Election Study 2009-2010 at the University of Essex
The British Election Study (BES) has been conducted at every UK general election since 1964. Topics surveyed include: voting intentions, political knowledge and voter turnout. This site provides information on the study covering the 2010 UK general elections. It includes details of the researchers, who are based at the University of Essex, their methodology and work. It includes information and links on how to obtain datasets from this study and earlier ones from 2001 onwards. Some historic tech
17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations (MIT)
This course explores effects of globalization of finance on international relations and domestic politics. Topics include international institutions and global governance; the multi-nationalization of production; effects of international capital markets on domestic politics; global finance and the developing world; and financial crises. Discussion of the interplay between politics and economics and the future of the nation-state.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Counting from 1 to 100 in French
In this lesson, Jacqueline teaches you the French numbers from 1 to 100. You'll see that it's as easy as "un, deux, trois".
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
What is the Declaration of Independence About?
An easy to follow video that shows the basic reasons for the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Students should have a timeline to follow the events as well as a word wall of major elements mentioned. A lot of grit in this video and uses colorful cartoon characters (Running Time about 2:00).
17.20 Introduction to the American Political Process (MIT)
This class introduces students to innovative as well as classic approaches to studying U.S. government. The writing assignments will help you explore, through a variety of lenses, statis and change in the American political system over the last three decades. In the end each student will have a solid grounding in our national political institutions and processes, sharper reading and writing skills, and insight into approaching politics critically and analytically.
11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era:a tribute to Sérgio Vieira de Mello
"Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era: a tribute to Sírgio Vieira de Mello", delivered by the former president of Brazil, Dr Fernando Henrique Cardoso as part of the British Council's series of lectures on "Raising Human Rights Awareness".
Intro to Addition & Subtraction
Lucinda The Great Math Magician introduces addition and subtraction using magic apples. The video uses computer animation. Run time 03:47.
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine