Science Bulletins: Tapping In—The Promise of Brain-Computer Interface
For decades, neuroscientists have sought to use electronics to communicate with the brain. Computing and surgical technique have now become sophisticated enough to implant devices directly into neural tissue. In this feature, researchers at Albany Medical Center and the Wadsworth Center at the New York State Department of Health reveal a world where mind and machine merge. Their cutting-edge devices translate brain signals into action, helping people with ALS and other disabilities regain the ab
Hungarian Revolution of 1956
This video from Worldfocus, originally broadcast in November 2008, describes the modern sentiments of several Hungarians towards the fated 1956 uprising against the Soviet Union. (4:40)
Getting the measure of floods
The suburb of Merewether in Newcastle is providing engineers with critical data that will inform emergency personnel on how to plan better for the floods which have wreaked havoc across Australia in the past few years. A model of the suburb has been created in Sydney's Water Research Lab.
Phillips Curve - Khan Academy
Sal Khan talks about the observation that inflation and unemployment tend to be inversely correlated. (08:47)
The Tang Dynasty
This five minute, student created video is about the Tang Dynasty (CE 618-907) and what the dynasty's emporer was able to accomplish during
his reign. The Tang Dynasty was one of the most powerful times while reuniting both the north and the south. The emporer also created a more powerful government system. During this time there were many new inventions and new transportation routes. The video lacks depth and the sound and camera work is uneven, but it could be used as an example of what
Learn the Months of the Year in Spanish Song
This is a simple children's song in Spanish by Miss Rosi to teach the months of the year. The 12 months are shown along with a picture of the changing seasons. The name of the written name of the month is shown in large letters to make it easy for beginning readers.
Elementary School Students Show a World Without Art
This is an animated video about how important art really is for us all. It shows the horrors of this world if we had no art. This video was made by elementary school students. Animations are made by paper drawings and cutouts. (04:05)
2.1 The response of business For most of human history, our influence on the planet has been small (i.e. sustainable). The waste produced by our presence has traditionally been dealt with by a process of dilution; burying things, or perhaps dumping them in the ocean, was a viable proposition because we were few and the land and the oceans were vast. Mankind was a minor perturbation on the planetary ecosystem. But with change as the ever-present factor, we grew in both numbers and influence. In the last century, the
For most of human history, our influence on the planet has been small (i.e. sustainable). The waste produced by our presence has traditionally been dealt with by a process of dilution; burying things, or perhaps dumping them in the ocean, was a viable proposition because we were few and the land and the oceans were vast. Mankind was a minor perturbation on the planetary ecosystem. But with change as the ever-present factor, we grew in both numbers and influence.
In the last century, the
Introduction This course introduces the topic of vectors. The subject is developed without assuming you have come across it before, but the course assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in algebra and trigonometry, and how to use Cartesian coordinates for specifying a point in a plane. This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in
This course introduces the topic of vectors. The subject is developed without assuming you have come across it before, but the course assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in algebra and trigonometry, and how to use Cartesian coordinates for specifying a point in a plane.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in
Perspective Agricultural Extension: Research Extension Farmers Linkage
The Research Extension Framers Linkage video is part of the module Perspective Agricultural Extension, produced by Haramaya University as part of the AgShare project. The Perspectives of Agricultural Extension" aims at providing AICM students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension. Specifically, the module aims to: enable student understanding of agricultural extension perspectives in the current changing scenario of agriculture and enhance students' understanding of
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at William & Mary - Feb. 11, 2012
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 79-54 loss at William & Mary on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, Va.
Basic Cash Flow Statement
Sal Khan uses a cash flow statement to reconcile net income with change in cash.(03:44)
Gengo Spanish #28 - The Latin American Tour
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you planned your trip to Mexico, your friend was meant to be showing you around, but now he’s been called away on business. For a couple of days, you’ve been wandering around aimlessly, but you’ve just overheard some people excitedly talking about a tour they’d just finished…maybe that’s what you [...]
Parts of the Cell Rap
A rap created to teach about the different parts or organelles of a cell. (03:09)
Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (1/4)
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens. Mr. Bergmann describes how ancient people observed the sunrise, phases of the moon, changing seasons, and the brightness of stars at night. Ancient people identified constellations. This video also shows a diagram of the celelstial sphere. ( 10:55)
Using Renewable Hybrid Power Systems to Meet Off-Grid Community and Commercial Energy Needs
By: RASEIBoulder Summary: Diesel generators are the traditional means by which people generate electricity in remote locations. Throughout the world, there are many thousands of off-grid communities, industrial sites, and government facilities relying entirely on diesel generated electricity. At $4/gallon, the fuel component alone of diesel-generated electricity is high, about $0.30/kWh. Some remote locations pay over $8/gallon or $0.60/kWh. With diesel fuel prices projected to rise even higher
How to draw Roronoa Zoro (One piece) - Drawing Tutorial Video
Learn how to draw Roronoa Zoro from One piece with the best animated drawing tutorial online. For a step by step tutorial and ful...
The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
During World War II, the South Pacific Philippine Sea was not only the site of many battles but also where the United States had many ships stationed. One of the ships was the U.S.S. Indianapolis, which sank after being torpedoed by an enemy submarine. This History Detectives video segment chronicles that attack from the perspective of one survivor, L.D. Cox. While being interviewed about his memories of a fellow sailor, Cox describes the sinking from the instant the b
A Follow-Up with James Cheng, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade
The Honorable James Cheng, Secretary of Trade and Commerce for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Darden alumnus of the Class of 1987, responds to follow-up questions after his keynote address at the 24th annual Black Business Student Forum (BBSF) Conference held at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business on February 10, 2012. Mr. Cheng speaks on innovation and entrepreneurship in Virginia and how Darden can play a role in economic development and revitalization.
Students will work with a partner to write an original piece of poetry to express information learned about the rain forest and an animal that lives in that habitat. Students will share their poems by creating a multimedia slide show.