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Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) WarmUp Activity: The La Brea Tar Pits
This site from SERC's Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) module presents JiTT warm up questions about the La Brea Tar Pits. The questions introduce the examination of tar formation, animals uncovered in tar pits and possible reasons for their extinction, and features in addition to bones that scientists observe ...
Artificial Intelligence: Introduction to Robotics
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. In essence, the material treated in this course is a brief survey of relevant results from geometry, kinematics, statics, dynamics, and control. The course is presented in a standard format of lectures, readings and problem sets. There will be an in-class midterm and final examination. These examinations will be open book. Lectures will be based mainly, but not exclusively, on ma
Restorer: Four Color Chart
Restorer is a visualization technique for indicating the location of missing data in a scientific visualization. Rather than filling missing data regions with interpolated data colored with the same scale as real data or simply leaving such regions empty, the restorer technique fills the regions with ...
Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series 3
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. How one uses power series to solve varying kinds of problems is discussed, and Lugosi explains how this one application shows the power of power series. It also show that power series have a very important and powerful and analytical technique. A great series for any advanced mathematics student who is working in Calculus and Calculus II.
How To Do Chest Presses
In this video, Chris Comfort demonstrates a really good workout for the chest, also known as a mechanical advantage drop set dumbbell chest press. Proper technique is shown while the narration explains how to keep it safe. 1:24 min.
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
Tarantulas in Nevada
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Brian Wignall talks with a naturalist about tarantulas. Learn some of the physical differences between male and female tarantulas, how tarantulas defend themselves against predators, the technique they use to capture prey that compensates for their poor vision, and why females tend to outlive males.
How to moon walk like Michael Jackson
Done properly the Moon Walk can't fail to impress. Learn how to dance the Michael Jackson way with dance guru Anthony King in this simple three minute tutorial on the moon walk technique.
Spinning Yarn By Hand With A Flyer Wheel, Including a Join
Abby Franquemont spins yarn with a Majacraft Suzie Pro wheel, including joining new fiber. Modified spinning from the fold with supported long draw technique. (1:08)
Can a hurricane be weakened? - The Science Of Superstorms - BBC
This video provides insight into the theory that silver idodide can weaken the eye of a hurricane and lessen its force when dropped by a plane over the storm, a technique known as seeding. This is a great video from the BBC documentary The Science of Superstorms.
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
Mstislav Rostropovich Prelude, Bach's Cello Suite No. 1
Using his Duport Stradivarius cello, Rostropovich interprets the Prelude, of Bach's Cello Suite No. 1, considerably faster than Yo-Yo Ma's version. This video was filmed in 1991, at the Basilique Sainte Madeleine in Vézelay, Yvonne, France. (1:50)
Also good to watch for technique.
Modern Greek Alphabet
Learn how to pronounce the Koine Greek used in the New Testament. We will be using a modern type of pronunciation technique. This is different than what is taught in colleges and is easier to learn and has euphony.
Creating Health: Childhood Obesity
Kris Clark, professor of nutritional sciences at Pennsylvania State University hosts various Penn State health professionals in an examination of the causes of childhood obesity, including the impact of larger food portions and reduced physical activity. Learn about how today's American lifestyle of fast food, driving instead of walking, as well as video games and computer use, have affected children's health. Professional video gives advice as to how families and schools can help to improve chi
Sky Highlights in a Seascape Oil Painting
Sky highlights in a seascape add dimension and interest to your oil painting. Use permanent rose to apply little swatches on the horizon line-mix in with a back and forth brush technique. Engliish captions. (1:51)
How To Crossover Dribble In Basketball
Short video shows a boy dribbling properly as the coach explains the proper technique. Learn how to dribble between the legs and behind the back. 1:35 min.
Watercolor Painting Wet Technique
How to use the wet technique for beginners in watercolor painting by Larry Dubitsky. Take water-wet an area until it is really wet, you can take some color and add it to this area-it creates a softness. (1;07)
Lesson for Painting Clouds
Here is a lesson in oil painting techniques for clouds given by teacher Wilson Bickford. Techniques are demonstrated-problems are explained. Alexander magic white and an Alexander brush is used. This shows the technique for clouds, not a completed painting. Ultamarine blue is used next to work in on the top of the canvas.
Managing Stress and Psychosomatic Disorders Through Meditation
This practical session on meditation teaches the technique of awakening the subtle energy from the position of the nervous system and the energy centers using positive affirmations to attain self-realization. The instructor will conclude the session by going through research findings on meditation and stress management. No mats are required. This meditation is performed while sitting on a chair. 59:42 min.