MUS101 Session 3 Spring 2012
MUS101 Session 3 Spring 2012 "Introducing Music" Rik Noyce Guest: Tish Oney
4.614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures (MIT)
This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents — Asia, Africa, and Europe. The course presents Islamic architecture both as a historical tradition and as a cultural catalyst that influenced and was influenced by the civilizations with which it came in contact.
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Search Your Film Archives: Customs
Search Your Film Archives is a *free* online resource that allows you to explore Britain's film heritage, and where available, watch videos online. Start exploring: http://www.bfi.org.uk/reelhistory Find out more about how the UK's film archives are working together to deliver digital innovation: http://beta.bfi.org.uk/4e5f54f77aa8f
U.S. Child Labor 1908-1920
A look at child labor in the early 20th century in the United States as represented through the photography of Lewis W. Hine. The film documents the use of child labor in industry. No audio. Run time 09:22
Radio astronomy at Jodrell Bank, 50 years old and poised for the future - Philip Diamond
Professor Phil Diamond, Director of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, talks about the research activities at the observatory, home to one of the world's biggest and most powerful radio telescopes.
This is the home page of the Manga Network ('Reseau Manga'), a group of 43 international scholars organised by Jean-Marie Bouissou at the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in France. The initiative is supported by the Japan Foundation. Although the Web page and many titles of publications are in French, the many English titles can easily be picked out. Full-text papers in English hosted on this French website (see the 'Publications' page) are: 'Japan's growing cultural power: the
Drawing from the Imagination by Doug Gittens In this film you are invited to draw ‘a piece of furniture for sitting on’ from your imagination. Using first natural and then geometric forms you are invited to ‘play’ with shape and form making to generate a range of possible ideas quickly. There is no magic recipe […]
Learning about Things that Float - with Curious George
The children use "a box of junk" to create different boats. One boat is made from straws, another from paper towel rolls, and the third from a pie pan. The children take their boats to a small pool to find out if they float. Some work and some do not. The children discuss why they did or didn't work.
Choosing Supplies for Homeschooling
This video shows how to pick out simple homeschooling supplies for each student, which can be used for a variety of subjects. A homeschool explains how to choosing supplies for homeschooling depends on the child's areas of interest, but basic supplies include writing utensils, different types of paper, textbooks and other crafts.
German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
The Civil War: Part Four the Naval Battles
A great video about how the drive for riches kept Southern vessels from trying to run the blockade during the Civil War. This is about the importance of the navy in the final phase of the war, including the duel between USS Kearsarge and CSS Alabama, and the Battle of Mobile Bay. Shows Europe's involvement in the Civil War, too. A lot of good material that expands the traditional view of the war. A map of the areas mentioned would be of benefit.
SAT Prep: Test 7, Section 8, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 7-9 on page 805.
Amsterdam 1928: The Games of the IX Olympiad The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
“Baltimore Drowning: A Slavic Microhistory of Global Proportions"
This talk by Keith Brown of Brown University was the keynote address of "Rethinking Crossroads: Macedonia in Global Context." The conference assembled both young and established scholars whose social-scientifically and humanistically informed work speaks to the contemporary realities of the Republic of Macedonia as they continue to be reshaped by actors and p
Space mission to measure biomass
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Mathew Williams of Edinburgh University and Shaun Quegan of Sheffield University talk about a new earth observation mission recently given the go-ahead by the European Space Agency.
How It's Made - Solar Panels
This video shows how a solar panel is made and how it works. It shows a silicone module and how they are put together to form a panel. It also shows the amount of time and care is needed to make just one panel. This is an interesting video to watch on how things are made. Good video for elementary grade/middle school students.
Solar Energy Simplified
Solar power can be complicated, but Solar Decathlon director Richard
King gives Discovery News the lowdown on the three ways anyone can tap the sun's energy. Run time 2:12
Solar Home Tips from the 2009 Solar Decathlon
Solar homes come with the latest in green appliances and innovative
technology at the 2009 Solar Decathlon. Discovery News' Alyssa
Danigelis gets some home improvement tips.
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges" (video)
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such