8.4 Persons, Humans and Brains
Part 8.4. The final part of this series. Explores the distinction between mind and body and whether this makes a difference to the idea of personal identity.
1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy
Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period.
Authors@Google: Steve Paulson
Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the science and religion debate, including Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, E. O. Wilson, Francis Collins, Jane Goodall, and Steven Weinberg. Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning
Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism
The tragic events of 7|7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Secretary of State for Communitie
Airbus forecasts up on Asian growth
The world's largest plane maker Airbus has raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years,largely thanks to soaring demand from emerging markets.
Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach
This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginningkeep reading »
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Subtraction With Regrouping
This teacher-created video shows students working subtraction problems with regrouping on a white board. The students explain the process step-by-step including checking the problems with addition. (2:30)
Narrator Describes Water Cycle using Visual Aid-Running Time is 2:26
This a short video on the water cycle. It steps you through the water cycle it explains each step. It is not very detailed and the picture of the water cycle is not big enough to see but it is good for an introduction to the water cycle. Running time is 2:26.
This video is the nursery rhyme "Ba-Ba Black Sheep." The video has cute animations, and the lyrics stream at the bottom of the screen. (:53)
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
"Collateral Damage: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century"
Lecture by Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Samantha Power's book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. She was the founding executive director of th
SP.298 Art of Color (MIT)
This seminar introduces, through studio projects, the basic principles regarding the use of color in the visual arts. Students explore a range of topics, including the historical uses of color in the arts, the interactions between colors, and the psychology of color.
Life Economy in Digital Era
Life Economy in Digital Era
Clinton visits Islamabad
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Pakistan needs to increase efforts to rid the country of terror organizations. Julie Noce reports.
RES.12-001 Topics in Fluid Dynamics: Dimensional Analysis, the Coriolis force, and Lagrangian and Eu
This collection of three essays was developed from the author's experience teaching Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean, 12.800, offered to graduate students entering the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. The goal of this course is to help each student master the concepts and mathematical tools that make up the foundation of classical and geophysical fluid dynamics. Three topics --- the subject of these essays --- proved to be the most difficult for most students: 1) dimensional ana
Charles Dickens: His Last Reading Tour
Charles Dickens set out on public speaking tours of his most beloved
work to both the United States and Great Britain in need of money but cost him his health. From the "Biography: Charles Dickens, this 2:08 video gives some insights into his need for money and dedication to his work.
Little Einstein Teaches About Measuring Temperature
This amateur video uses an Einstein bobble head to describe how to measure temperature. Three beakers full of colored water and thermometers are used to measure temperature of room, ice water, and heated water. The video is made inside a science lab and appears to be a good introduction to lab equipment and measurement(Running Time 1:52).