Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group) - 1795 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale), 1795, oil on canvas, 89-1/2 x 39-3/8 inches / 227.3 x 100 cm (04:26). The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
Obama Addresses 2004 Democratic Convention
On July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then a little-known Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate from Illinois, delivers the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. His speech, in which he describes his personal story of the American Dream, catapults him into the national spotlight. (2:51)
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
Finding the causes of leukemia
Speaker: Martyn T. Smith, Professor of Toxicology and Director of the Superfund Research Program http://superfund.berkeley.edu/ at the University of California Berkeley http://berkeley.edu/. Research support by the Superfund Research Program of NIEHS. Professor Smith explains that leukemia occurs when white blood cells do not develop properly. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common form in adults. Causes include radiation, chemotherapy, benzene, formaldehyde, and tobacco smoke. Lo
George Washington's Precedents
This video provides insights into the many precedents that Washington set as the first president. It would be a good overview, but does not provide any insights into why he took and said some of these actions in enough detail to stand by itself.(3:05)
Global Cohort: Amparo Quisbert
Entrepreneur Amparo Quisbert of Bolivia talks about her company, Fama, and her participation in the 2012 U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Food Chains and Webs
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
This course explores the nature of meaning and truth, and their bearing on the use of language in communication. No knowledge of logic or linguistics is presupposed.
Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new US National User Facility for nuclear science to be operated by Michigan State University. It will provide intense beams of rare isotopes enabling scientists to better understand the properties of the rare isotopes, the origins of the elements and the evolution of the cosmos. The FRIB website provides details of the project organisation and management, scientific opportunities and user information, news, details of events and links to rela
21F.222 Expository Writing for Bilingual Students (MIT)
The purpose of this course is to develop your writing skills so that you can feel confident writing the essays, term papers, reports, and exams you will have to produce during your career here at MIT. We will read and analyze samples of expository writing, do some work on vocabulary development, and concentrate on developing your ability to write clear, accurate, sophisticated prose. We will also deal with the grammar and mechanical problems you may have trouble with.
"Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out" Poem by Shel Silverstein
Students will enjoy this classic poem by Shel Silverstein. This would be a great resource to help with a creative writing project especially using descriptions. The very end appears to be cute off. (2:50)
How To Escape Rip Currents
In this video, the Ocean City Maryland Beach Patrol shows how to break grip of a rip current. Actual video and animation are shown. ( 4:43)
Kevin Weddle discusses Antietam
Kevin Weddle discusses the Battle of Antietam a day before the Distance Education Class of 2013 traveled down to tour the historic battlefield.
Economic Update - "Economics And Pornography"
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Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #15 - Constitution Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll [...]
Automatically convert your 3D meshes and assets for use in your Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone apps | In this video blog we talk about two powerful but overlooked features of Visual Studio 2013 that can help to speed up the DirectX development process on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. We will take a look at the Visual Studio 3D asset viewer and modify our 3D model directly in the viewer. We will also take a look at setting up your project to automatically modify your standard 3D mess assets to a format that is more DirectX and Direct3D friendly.
In this video blog we talk about two powerful but overlooked features of Visual Studio 2013 that can help to speed up the DirectX development process on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. We will take a look at the Visual Studio 3D asset viewer and modify our 3D model directly in the viewer. We will also take a look at setting up your project to automatically modify your standard 3D mess assets to a format that is more DirectX and Direct3D friendly.Author(s):