Washington's Whiskey Still
George Washington's retirement venture had a high alcohol content. Mount Vernon's Director of Preservation, Dennis Pogue, leads us on a tour through Washington's whiskey distillery.Author(s):
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Peter Wolken
Peter Wolken, AVI Management Partners Peter has been a successful venture capitalist for more than 25 years. His long and successful venture capital and operating experience enables him to quickly evaluate emerging information technologies. Peter founded (1982) and was a General Partner at Associated Venture Investors (AVI), which managed $140M across three funds. AVI specialized in seed and early-stage investments in information technology companies positioned for high growth. AVI's financial
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Cynthia Dai
Cynthia Dai, Dainamic Consulting, Inc. A seasoned entrepreneur, Cynthia Dai has co-founded several high technology start-ups and served on the executive team of both early-stage and public ventures. This hands-on experience combined with strong operational skills in marketing, engineering and finance has enabled Ms. Dai to build or reposition companies for rapid growth. Ms. Dai's strengths as an Interim Executive lie in attracting results-oriented senior management teams, developing strong busi
Personal Narratives and Transatlantic Contexts during the U.S.-Mexican War
This module explains and provides an example of the literary genre: personal narrative. In addition, it considers this narrative as part of a transatlantic and hemispheric circulation, examining […]
Saving the Bald Eagle
The national bird, the Bald Eagle, is back in the lower 48 states after nearly disappearing in the 60's and 70's. Robert Mesta, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, explains what it takes to recover a species like the bald eagle, and demonstrates how math plays a critical role in the process.
Running time 3:48 minutes.
Boehner, Cantor confident on "not perfect" debt passage
Aug. 1 - Republican House Speaker John Boehner and his deputy Eric Cantor are confident the House will pass a debt ceiling measure "to change the culture" in Washington. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Introduction to Biofluid Dynamics (Low Reynolds Number)
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Anette (Peko) Hosoi from MIT. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
Hot Air shows a brief segment of someone blowing glass and asks students to describe what object they would create if they were a glass blower.
Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - Fuel Cells
Engineering class with Dr. Skip Rochefort learning about hydrogen fuel cells.
Discover Cal - UC Berkeley's Nobel Laureates: Energy Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century
Spring 2007 Lecture Series Northern California Kickoff Event UC Berkeley's Nobel Laureates: Energy Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century Speakers for this Lecture - Steven Chu, Physics, 1997 - Donald A. Glaser, Physics, 1960 - Yuan T. Lee, Chemistry, 1986 - Daniel L. McFadden, Economics, 2000 - George F. Smoot, Physics, 2006 - Charles H. Townes, Physics, 1964
Introduction to Statistics - Fall 2006
This course covers population and variables; Standard measures of location, spread and association; Normal approximation; Regression. Probability and sampling: Binomial distribution. Interval estimation; Some standard significance tests.
Prosocial Behavior from the course Social Psychology
Social psychology is the scientific study of the way people think about, feel, and behave in social situations. It involves understanding how people influence, and are influenced by, the others around them. A primary goal of this course is to introduce you to the perspectives, research methods, and empirical findings of social psychology. Topics to be covered include: impression formation, conformity, prosocial behavior, interpersonal attraction, persuasion, stereotyping and prejudice. Equally i
Schizophrenia III from the course Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology - Fall 2006. This course offers theoretical and empirical approaches to the explanation of psychological dysfunction. The relation between theories of psychopathology and theories of intervention. A critical evaluation of the effects of individual, family, and community approaches to therapeutic and preventive intervention. Thematic focus of the course may change from year to year. See department notices for details.
How to keeep kids engaged in class Have you ever plunked yourself down in a staff meeting where some of your colleagues we
Have you ever plunked yourself down in a staff meeting where some of your colleagues we
Dr Ed Bertram - Profile
Dr Ed Bertram is Australian Director of the China-Australia Centre for Phenomics Research at the John Curtin School of Medical Research The China-Australia Centre for Phenomics Research is a joint centre between China and Australia. Ed talks of the exciting developments surrounding the collaboration and the research undertaken in the centre.
02.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Nach wochenlangem Nervenkrieg im US-Schuldenstreit hat der Kompromiss zwischen Demokraten und Republikanern die erste und wahrscheinlich entscheidende parlamentarische Hürde genommen. Nur einen Tag, bevor die weltgrößte Volkswirtschaft zahlungsunfähig geworden wäre, billigte das von Republi
Steel Ball Dropped in a Viscous Fluid
Five steel balls of different sizes are dropped into corn syrup. The balls reach a constant velocity shortly after entering the fluid. The velocity is constrained due to the drag balancing the force of gravity in the fluid. This demonstrates the relationship between the size of the ball and the maximum velocity it can obtain.
Welcome to Concordia University - interactive video
Welcome to our series of interactive videos! To make the most of your experience make sure that the annotations function on your Youtube player is on ("Show Annotations" on the speech bubble icon). Located in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Concordia University is one of Canada's most innovative and diverse, comprehensive universities. Learn more: http://concordia.ca Here are the links to the videos mentioned above: How to Apply: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK2KTreUd1s How
OMED Team Coach Program - Brandon Miller
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23.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die libyschen Widerstandskämpfer haben nach dem Einmarsch in die Hauptstadt Tripolis das Ende der vier Jahrzehnte währenden Herrschaft von Machthaber Muammar al-Gaddafi ausgerufen. Die Ära Gaddafi sei beendet, erklärte der Chef des Nationalen Übergangsrats der Rebellen, Mustafa Abdul Dschalil. Der Rat bereite s