Black Experience at MIT
A short demo of the Black Experience at MIT website. This website is in its initial stages with an ambitious plan: to document and celebrate the experience of blacks at MIT since its founding in 1861. This website is a lens for all members of the MIT community to understand our shared history. The goal of the project is to uncover, record, preserve, and provide access to the history of the black experience at MIT in its full and appropriate context. For the past 150 years, MIT has been bot
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This video takes a look at the history and meaning of the most special day of the year for Moms.
Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.
This lesson plan should be used for grades 5-7 to help practice, learn, and implement the scientific method, using a self-directed study.
Try Dutch! : Dutch Language Taster
Interested in Dutch? Curious how Dutch sounds? Wondering how difficult or easy it is? Perhaps you are thinking of studying Dutch? Then here is your opportunity to have a go at the language yourself and experience what it is like to learn Dutch from scratch. You can work through the pack all by yourself. No knowledge of Dutch is required.
UCL Grant Museum of Zoology Eutherians image collection
This is a set of images taken from a teaching resource created at University College London, in collaboration with their museum of zoology. They are primarily along the themes of phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy. The images are hosted in the UK Centre for Bioscience's ImageBank.
From Ideas to Intellectual Property (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the .ppt of the lecture.
Nuclear and Particle Physics
A third year course in Nuclear and Particle Physics. Could do with a few LHC updates. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Also has some movies of nuclear collective motion. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 A history of particle physics 3 Experimental tools 4 Nuclear Masses 5 Nuclear models 6 Some basic concepts of theoretical particle physics 7 The fundamental forces 8 Symmetries and particle physics 9 Symmetries of the theory of strong
Diabetes, a life sentence?
This film features a short collection of video clips of patients talking about their experiences of living and coping with Type 2 Diabetes. The film has three sections: > Patients reactions to the diagnosis > Talking about eating and diet > Coping with complications
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Introduction to microeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Semester 1 2009/2010. There are no pre-requisites to taking this module and in particular there is no assumption of any prior knowledge of economics. For those who have taken A-level economics or any other version of economics some of the module content will appear familiar to you. However, the methods of analysis and the approach to teaching will quite probably be very different to anything experienced be
HathiTrust Digital Library The Meanings of Timbuktu Lolita with Imraan Coovadia The Wager Lost By Winning: on the 'Triumph' of the Just War Tradition CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook) Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas 'Til the Last Drop: Johns Hopkins Addresses the Global Water Challenge Education 320: Teaching PE & Health, Elementary Education - Group Presentations cont.
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t
Acclaimed novelist Imraan Coovadia spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 1 April He discussed How to read Lolita. Written by Vladimir Nabokov Lolita was first published in Paris in 1955 It is one of the best known and most controversial books of 20th Century literature Coovadia says I will be talking about the Lolita problem How do we respond to a book which is a first person narrative by a man who is trying to s
Lecture delivered on the 19th of October 2010, part of the ELAC/CCW Seminar Series on War and Armed Conflict. Delivered by Professor Nicholas Rengger (St Andrews). Introduced by Jennifer Welsh.
As a teacher, have you ever felt that your textbook was not thorough or up-to-date? Do you have to use other resources, such as on-line resources, to teach your lessons? As a student, do you believe you can get current information from sources such as the internet rather than your textbook? The answer to these questions is usually a resounding yes. So what do school districts do? They spend millions of dollars every year to buy “current,” “up-to-date” textbooks. CK12 believes we can do
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is on the teachers role in fostering thoughtful mathematics.,EnglewoodFourth Grade: Towers Fourth-grade teacher Blanche Young attempts the Towers activity for the first time with her students. She feels that their work is valuable, but questions how much time these open-ended activities are taking away from the standard curriculum.
Johns Hopkins University scientists and policy makers evaluate key factors contributing to the global water issue.
Class Session 7, recorded November 5, 2010. Note: Class Session 6 was not recorded.
The Meanings of Timbuktu
Lolita with Imraan Coovadia
The Wager Lost By Winning: on the 'Triumph' of the Just War Tradition
CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook)
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas
'Til the Last Drop: Johns Hopkins Addresses the Global Water Challenge
Education 320: Teaching PE & Health, Elementary Education - Group Presentations cont.