1784 Mifflin Not Washington President - China Trade
The history of trade with China. President Obama does the introduction. In 1784, our founding father, George Washington, commissioned the Empress of China, a ship that set sail for these shores so that it could pursue trade with the Qing Dynasty. Washington wanted to see the ship carry the flag around the globe, and to forge new ties with nations like China. This is a long video with many names that are probably unknown to most students. It has good visuals, but the fast paced video covers too
The Real and Complex Numbers: The Geometric Progression and the Binomial Theorem
The binomial theorem is introduced, the existences of nth roots of real numbers is explored, the binomial coefficient is defined, and a theorem providing a formula for the sum of a geometric […]
Haunted History of Halloween
In this three minute video is about the history of halloween and how the Celts played a part in this holiday. Good history lesson and ties in well with immigration to the US and the spread of culture from Europe. Lots of good stuff for students to learn. 03:06 run time
6.011 Introduction to Communication, Control, and Signal Processing (MIT)
This course examines signals, systems and inference as unifying themes in communication, control and signal processing. Topics include input-output and state-space models of linear systems driven by deterministic and random signals; time- and transform-domain representations in discrete and continuous time; group delay; state feedback and observers; probabilistic models; stochastic processes, correlation functions, power spectra, spectral factorization; least-mean square error estimation; Wiener
Piano Lesson - How to Play the D major scale (right hand)
2.5 minute clip of overhead view of pianist playing the D major scale in the right hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes used to play this scale. Good lesson for beginners.
2.3 The study of a raindrop
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with – water.
Thames Discovery Programme - 1
Episode 1: Introduction to the Project -- Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
Ferret Enrichment Ferret was enriched with a homemade designed drinking bottle - see the results
Ferret was enriched with a homemade designed drinking bottle - see the results
Images of the American Revolution
This lesson focuses on the American Revolution, which encouraged the founding fathers' desire to create a government that would, as stated in the Preamble, insure domestic tranquility and provide for the common defense. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences.
Fugitive from Labor Cases: Henry Garnett and Moses Honner
This lesson encourages students to analyze historic documents related to two fugitive slave cases and determine the impact events of the period 1850 to 1860 had on them. The Henry Garnett and Moses Honner cases demonstrates the political crisis in the 1850s arising over the issue of slavery and the necessity for the enactment of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social S
The Life and Death of Malcolm X
Beware of the ad at beginning of this five minute video about Malcolm X. It moves rapidly and uses many excerpts of speeches that he gave and why he changed his name to X. He was in opposition to the Civil Rights movement and his comments about President Kennedy. A good video to gain insights into his beliefs. Three Nation of Islam member were convicted of his murder.
Guide to Records of 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.), 1968-1981
This collection contains the records of the 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for the years 1968-1981 and includes the Club's constitution, executive committee and general membership meeting minutes, membership lists, financial records, newsletters, candidate questionnaires, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of club activities. These records provide an overview of the Club's organization and activities during this period.
2011 global health delivery - highlights This video was put together by Nicole Zenel (Sloan MBA 2011) using footage from the 2011 ghdLAB class. This video is meant to showcase the experiences of students participating in MIT Sloan’s ghdLAB, which is an intensive course that has MIT Sloan MBA students working in the classroom and in the field with enterprises in developing and emerging markets to address problem posed by the entrepreneurs themselves. One major question is: Why do so many people fail to benefit from the
This video was put together by Nicole Zenel (Sloan MBA 2011) using footage from the 2011 ghdLAB class.
This video is meant to showcase the experiences of students participating in MIT Sloan’s ghdLAB, which is an intensive course that has MIT Sloan MBA students working in the classroom and in the field with enterprises in developing and emerging markets to address problem posed by the entrepreneurs themselves. One major question is: Why do so many people fail to benefit from the
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
The Career-Family Conundrum.
The talk concerns the challenges facing highly-educated young men and women who wish to have families while pursuing careers such as those in business, medicine, law, and academia. The long history of the career and family quest among college graduate women is explored, and relationships between demands in the labor market for workplace flexibility and the response by occupations, firms, and institutions are addressed.
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions