Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
Maya Angelou: Study and Response to "Still I Rise"
Students read biographical information on Maya Angelou and her poem, "Still I Rise." Students identify support and elaboration in poem, then respond by either writing a letter to the author or his/her own poem in response.
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
Medieval Europe, 1
"European Society in the High Middle Ages, 1200s-1347" is the subject of this ten-minute video. This is a lecture with graphics and images to help the students understand this time period. There is a lot here and so stopping the video to review the material might be a good idea.
MIT Alumni Crew Oct 1, 2011
Alumni Crew Race between Class of '63 and MIT10. Announcement of winner. Christening of our new women’s racing shell in honor of Julie Soriero, our wonderful athletic director.
Computer Visualisation as a Tool in Architectural Historical Research
The historical city has been represented over time using various ways of drawing, modelling and simulation. Using different kinds of visual information as a basis, computer visualisation techniques are used in this presentation to reconstruct the urban development in the twentieth century of the town of Heusden and other towns. The resulting visualisation provides us with a tool for a better understanding of the dynamics of urban transformation processes, typologies and morphological changes. Th
Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - IMPACT
September 21, 2011 - IMPACT presents Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta For 25 years, Donna W. Hyland has helped shape the delivery of healthcare to children in Georgia and beyond. First as Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer and now as President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyland has overseen monumental growth and achievement at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She was an instrumental player during the 1998 merger of Egleston Children's Healt
State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect: the role of the international community [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Chaloka Beyani, Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts | The UN has a responsibility to protect populations from genocide and crimes against humanity, but to what effect? Experts will consider how recent events, such as those in Libya, challenge the international concept of 'Responsibility to Protect'. Chaloka Beyani is senior lecturer in law, LSE. Ignacio Llanos is counsellor of the Embassy of Chile in the UK. Adam Roberts is president of The British Academy.
Building Winning NFL Teams
How do NFL executives use information to build successful teams? The NFL Scouting Combine is one of the best sources of information about prospective players. Coaching staffs, medical personnel and top executives from all 32 NFL teams evaluate over three hundred of very best college football players eligible for the NFL draft during the annual event.Tim Ruskell, General Manager and President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks, talks about the Scouting Combine and building a winning
Stop Snoring, Bernard! By Zachariah OHora -- Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video and meet Bernard the sea otter, star of Stop Snoring, Bernard!, a picture book for children by author and illustrator Zachariah. ( :35)
Val Skov '55 speech at 2011 Crew Dinner
Val Skov '55 was Stroke of the 1954 and 1955 MIT Men's Lightweight Crew which won the 1954 and 1955 Thames Challenge Cup. He discusses the travails during the 1955 season. The is an introduction and comments from Jack Frailey '44 who was the coach of these Crews.
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.
Political Identities and Organizing for Social Change
Annie Kersting reads her thoughts on how a political identity is developed over the course of a life, and she reflects on how unique experiences are formative to a person's manner of organizing when acting for social change.
Christopher Columbus Biography
Christopher Columbus 1451 - 1506 Christopher Columbus' four historical voyages across the Atlantic forever changed the future of civilization and this fast moving two minute video reviews some of his accomplishments and failures.
Ring Falling in a Magnetic Field
Three aluminium objects are dropped through a magnetic field. The objects move slower entering and leaving the field due to changes in the flux through the object. The change in the flux through a conductor results in a force which opposes additional flux change. As a result the force opposes the motion and slows the object's fall. This demonstration illustrates Faraday's and Lenz's law.