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).
American Civil War 2
Gives detail of the American Civil War 1861-1865. A fictional seven minute video with little factual information. Part one on page, also.
Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp at Cal Performances is a nationally acclaimed summer youth program located on the University of California Berkeley campus. The six week, tuition-free camp conceived by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and produced by Cal Performances teaches dance and life lessons to East Bay middle school students. Follow three Ailey campers from beginning impressions through the grand finale performance. http://calperformances.net
Guided Reading: Making it Active
A six minute video that shows two different guided reading sessions, which involve primary
pupils revisiting well known texts, in a resource showing ways that guided reading can be used. Part of a series.
Online Communities in the Classroom
Online communities in the classroom is the topic of this 14 minute video. A basic overview of the way teachers can use the Internet to help expand their teaching beyond the classroom.
Jim O'Neill on the new BRICs
As "The World in" celebrates its 25th anniversary, Goldman Sachs's Jim O'Neill predicts what the global economy might look like in 2036
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GRCC News 2010
Professor Dennis Sutton's JR256 Broadcast Journalism class presents "GRCC News".
Cluster One Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the first cluster of presentations ("Overviews") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Marya Lieberman, Ralph Hall, and David Guston, as well as the discussion afterward. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Two Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the second cluster of presentations ("Philosophical Perspectives") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Kevin Elliott, Alfred Nordmann, John Koolage, and Ralph Hall. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Three Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Description: Highlights from the third cluster of presentations ("Scientific Considerations") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by David Grainger, Robert Hurt, and Patricia Maurice. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Workshop: "Mobile Phones as Tools," with Jed Alpert
Jed Alpert, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Mobile Commons, gives an HKS student digital workshop on mobile phones as tools. Moderated by Joel Engardio, MC/MPA.
Monitors condemn Belarus poll arrests
Election monitors condemn Belarus elections after police arrest hundreds of protesters.
Mobile learning in Hair & Beauty (ESOL) Bipata (learner) talks about her experiences in using an ultra mobile PC (UMPC) at Redbridge College.
Bipata (learner) talks about her experiences in using an ultra mobile PC (UMPC) at Redbridge College.
Deaf based staff talking about MoLeNET This video is an interview with a member of staff involved in the MoLeNET project.
This video is an interview with a member of staff involved in the MoLeNET project.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Babbage: December 15th, 2010
M&Ms, man-made life and the Kinect
More expensive medication may be more potent
"Marketing variables not only influence people's perceptions and expectations, they actually influence the real efficacy of products such as medications." This is according to Ziv Carmon, INSEAD Professor of Marketing, who, along with Rebecca Waber and Dan Ariely from MIT and Baba Shiv from Stanford, tested the effect of price on the efficacy of a medication by administering electric shocks to those taking part in the study to test their resistance to pain.