The Nine Planets - Venus
This brief video addresses several facts about Venus. The clip is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (01:24)
17.202 Graduate Seminar in American Politics II (MIT)
This is the second in a sequence of two field seminars in American politics intended for graduate students in political science, in preparation for taking the general examination in American politics. The material covered in this semester focuses on American political institutions. The readings covered here are not comprehensive, but it is sufficiently broad to give students an introduction to major empirical questions and theoretical approaches that guide the study of American political institu
Dawkins Foundation: Innovating for a Secular World. A Call to Action by Sean Faircloth, Madison, WI
Faircloth is Dir. of Strategy & Policy, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US. His book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It" is available in audiobook, ebook & hardcopy: http://richarddawkins.net/audio/645178-audiobook-of-attack-of-the-theocrats-w... Learn about a Ten Point Vision of a Secular America: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTCGx6M4K-Y. This address was delivered at the Freethought Festival, Madison, Wisconsin, April 28,
Animal Matching Game (Interactive)
This online Flash version of the classic match game hones learners thinking skills with diverse science topics like technology, biology, and astronomy. They can choose to match animals with their tracks, stars and their constellations, or technological innovations to their year of invention.
TechEd Countdown Show: The One with lots of odds and ends | The Countdown Show
We are at T-9 Weeks and Episode 11 of the TechEd Countdown show and this week Rick and Joey have a Texas sized variety of stuff to cover in this weeks show. First up we take another visit into the forums to address more questions from previous MMS attendees as well as addressing the concern that TechEd isn't technical.
Next up Rick and Joey introduce you to the individual track discussions that are new to the forums. These forums are the place to put your input in on the sessi
6.838 Algorithms for Computer Animation (MIT)
Animation is a compelling and effective form of expression; it engages viewers and makes difficult concepts easier to grasp. Today's animation industry creates films, special effects, and games with stunning visual detail and quality. This graduate class will investigate the algorithms that make these animations possible: keyframing, inverse kinematics, physical simulation, optimization, optimal control, motion capture, and data-driven methods. Our study will also reveal the shortcomings of thes
Evolution Through Time
The fossil record reveals much about the diversity and development of species. This program examines the traces left by early plants, animals, and single-celled organisms and follows the progression of life forms over time. Connections are drawn between atmospheric gases, climate change, rock formation, biological functions, and mass extinctions.
Duke Chapel Live - May 27, 2012
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Anna Carter Florence delivers a sermon entitled "Wind and Fire and Galileans"
Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (44:49)
"When the day of the Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place, and suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind and it filed the entire house where they were sitting. Pentecost, it's a funny kind of holiday it isn't exactly a traditional family time for Christians as in, so w
Trey Sinyard III.mov
Robert "Trey" Darnell Sinyard III of Athens was the student speaker during the 2011 Fall Semester Undergraduate Commencement exercises. Sinyard received dual bachelor's degrees in finance and biochemistry and molecular biology.
Failed banks have to exit the market
The crisis was a lost opportunity to restructure the banking system in Europe, according to Josef Ackermann, former Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group and Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.
Campaign Spot: Nixon's Experience (1960)
At the end of a long press conference, then President Dwight Eisenhower was asked about his Vice President, Richard Nixon. He hesitated and replied that he couldn’t remember Nixon’s contributions. (1:00)
Clinical Chemistry (Glucose Tolerance Test)
This programme is intended as a compendium of modules on procedures in clinical chemistry. At present, the only completed module is one concerning the conduct and interpretation of the glucose tolerance test (GTT). In a GTT, glucose is adminst
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