Introduction to Roman Architecture
This 42 minute university lecture reviews ancient Roman architecture with a slide show and narration. A transcript is provided.
Killer rat injects fur with poison
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/killer-rat-prepares-toxic-hair-do.html
Sailing the ocean no longer requires triple-masted schooners--in fact
you can do it on a vessel no larger than a surfboard. What's the secret to designing a windsail that can skim the surface of the sea at 20 miles an hour, yet respond instantly to a sailor's touch? It is the math involved in designing such a rig. Motivating for students.
Running time 1:42 minutes.
PSYC 224-01, Psychological Disorders, Fall 2004
This course is intended as an overview of psychopathology, the study of maladaptive or abnormal behavior. Issues of definition, historical and scientific trends, current paradigms, assessment and diagnosis, and research methods will be addressed. Additional focus will be spent examining the major types of abnormal behavior in the context of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV). Additionally, abnormal behavior will be examined through the lens of culture, race/ethnic
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Structural Geology and Map Interpretation
The discipline of structural geology studies the architecture of the solid Earth and other planets. Rock deformation patterns are exciting features beacause of their aesthetic beauty and their economic interest to man. Knowledge of the subsurface structure is vital for the success of a variety of engineering and mineral exploration pograms. A thorough understanding of rock structures is essential for strategic planning in the petroleum and mining industry, in construction operations, in waste di
An Interview with DUSP Grad Student Jeffrey Juarez
An interview with DUSP student Jeff Juarez about how he came to be at the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT after growing up in South Central Los Angeles and his plans for the future.
What Does Math College Readiness Mean
Phil Daro, Mathematics Chair for the Common Core Standards Initiative, explains what is meant by the terms "college readiness" and "rigor." A few examples are provided. (04:45)
How the Common Core with Change the Expectations for Students
Sally Hampton, Chair for the ELA College and Career Readiness Standards Work Group, briefly explains how the expectations with change for students along with they ways they will be assessed. (01:20)
Great Zoom into Boston, MA: Park Plaza Hotel
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
WGLT Recycled Music Sale
WGLT.org Don't miss it! August 18-21, the Crossroads Center in Normal.
Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video
The "Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video" is designed for interviewers who will be conducting diary assisted recall interviews with children in grades 4-6. The video elaborates on the multiple pass approach, and also provides instruction on how to conduct an interview with a participant who does not have a diary, or who has an incomplete diary. The video includes an overview of commonly used tools and resources in a food model kit to best obtain an estimate of what and how much
The Impossible Football Club
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Rap
This selection contains a rap song which defines and explains the use(s) of prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Numerous examples are sung and shown. ( 2:50)
Fire destroys Richard Branson's Caribbean retreat
Aug. 22 - Kate Winslet was among a group who fled from a fire at Richard Branson's holiday retreat on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
This illustrated guide is designed to help students understand and learn the difference between simple and complete metamorphosis. The Web page, which can be easily printed for use at field sites, illustrates: complete metamorphosis for lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) simple metamorphosis for thysanura (silverfish) simple metamorphosis for heteroptera (true bugs). In addition, the guide discusses the following additional terms: nymph larva pupa egg.