Narratives of Slavery
This lecture is segmented 17 minute video also has a transcript to help students follow the sophisticated presentation. The narrator compares primary source material written by Frederick Law Olmsted and published in a collection called The Cotton Kingdom to the letters written by a kidnapped African-American author named Solomon Northup. It would greatly help to have excerpts from these two works to help students understand the lecture better. There are other works as well and good data.
How a time cloak could change the past
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/light-manipulation-cloaks-time.html
Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin on Improving Global Health through Innovation
Judith Rodin has been president of The Rockefeller Foundation since 2005. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania, the first woman to lead an Ivy League institution, and provost of Yale University. She has actively participated in influential global forums, including the World Economic Forum, Clinton Global Initiative and the United Nations General Assembly. She spoke at HSPH on Feb. 27, 2012, as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series.
JC Chalk Talk 3-23-12
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American Author- John Steinbeck
Making an Origami Penguin
In this video, origami master Michael LaFosse demonstrates folding an origami penguin. He folds the penguin step-by-step while telling a story which explains the folds.
Macroporous hydrogels as vascularizable soft tissue â implant interfaces: materials characterizat
Implantable medical devices, such as biosensors and implantable drug delivery systems, function optimally when rapid solute exchange can occur between implant and surrounding tissue. However, almost all materials implanted into the body are encapsulated in a fibrous layer that prevents this rapid communication. Macroporous materials are known to change this response by allowing vascularized tissue ingrowth, however many questions still exist as to the role material properties play. In this work,
"The Hot Air Show" Episode 10: September 14, 2012
This edition discusses and debates the state of U.S. energy and greenhouse gas politics heading into the 2012 Elections. There have been several significant Clean Air Act judicial decisions over the past few months, and both major presidential candidates have mentioned clean energy and climate change as part of their overall approach to government. What U.S. energy and climate policy will remain regardless of the federal elections? What U.S. energy and climate policies are most at stake in th
21L.004 Major Poets (MIT)
This subject is an introduction to poetry as a genre; most of our texts are originally written in English. We read poems from the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th centuries, Romanticism, and Modernism. Focus will be on analytic reading, on literary history, and on the development of the genre and its forms; in writing we attend to techniques of persuasion and of honest evidenced sequential argumentation. Poets to be read will include William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, William Wordsworth,
The Impossible Bridge
This three minute video shows the challenges of building an enormous bridge. It explains the benefits of several types of bridges and the weaknesses. The students could watch most of the video and make their own choices before the final answer is given.
Sesame Street - W for water,wind,wave,and wet
This is a video that reviews words that start with the letter W. While the words are being said there are also descriptions of the words given. This is short but great video for pre-k and kindergarten students.
PTC 604: Communication Theory and Research
This course reviews major theories of communication and provides strategies for theory-based research in the field of Professional and Technical Communication. The course focuses on the following research methods: problem statement and hypothesis formulation derived from theory; research design and data generation; existing information sources and their acquisition; and analytic techniques. Our goal in the course is to allow students to develop analytic methods--drawn from traditions in both the
Student Panel - AdMIT Day - March 1, 2012
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06.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
Cassini Mission of Saturn
Dr. Linda Spilker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about NASA's Cassini satellite mission studying the planet Saturn. The project is now in its second extension and has made amazing discoveries about the planet, its rings, and its moons Titan and Enceladus.