The Coordinate Plane
In this video, students will learn about the coordinate plane and its important elements. It explains the 'x' and 'y' axes and how they divide the plane into four quadrants. Any point in the coordinate plane is characterized by two coordinates. This video provides three examples of how to find these coordinates and how to write them in the correct order. (3:24)
The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation
This video describes how to graph a linear equation by using the slope-intercept form. It provides examples with clear, step-by-step instructions. (6:21)
Afghan politician dies in blast
The deputy governor of Kandahar province is killed in a suicide blast a day after a deadly bomb attack on a Kabul supermarket.
The Ignorance of New York Magazine [Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"] On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]
On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
Logaritmische schalen : Kennismaking In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”
The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World’s Brains on your Innovation Challenges
Cooperation may be making us “a little bit too nice” when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there’s nothing like competition for injecting energy into the process of solving key innovation problems, whether in business or society.
Murray is convinced competition make ventures “more ef
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel’s entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons.
Moderator David Fialkow would “love to tell you I’m wicked brilliant, analytical, clairv
An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Several Short Rails Make More Than A Whole
In this video segment from Cyberchase the CyberSquad is trying to get to the Mother’s Day Harvest on the Madre Bonita Express train. Hacker has ripped out a piece of the train track, however, and Digit must use decimal addition to find a way to repair the track using only the pieces available. (2:47)
Get in the Car Doggy!
The dog trainer, Cesar uses a unique strategy to help Olive (the doggy)overcome her fear of the car - and lead a normal life. The trainer takes small steps to teach the dog with positive and negative reinforcement. This short, professional video is from a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:41.
Supreme Court: Precedent and its Implications
The concept of precedent and its implications as a limit to judicial review are explained. This is usually a difficult idea for students to understand and this four minute does supply some examples. It is for older students and does not examine the overruling of existing cases at times.
Evaluating Arguments Part One (slides)
Part five of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this lecture we will continue with the evaluation of arguments - this time deductive arguments - focusing in particular on the notion of validity.
Five Question Thursday: Election edition
Five Question Thursday (5QT) Election Edition. Where we are out in the Country Financial Atrium in the College of Business at Illinois State University asking you questions. Want to show your knowledge or offer you opinions? Look for the 5QT crew out and about on Thursday afternoons! Props to the ISU Student Television Workshop for production!
Bob Shea: 2011 National Book Festival
ob Shea appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Bob Shea is the author-illustrator of "Dinosaur vs. Bedtime," "Dinosaur vs. the Potty," "Dinosaur vs. the Library," "Race You to Bed!" and "New Socks." He also wrote "Big Plans," illustrated by Lane Smith. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5400.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Dance Through Time4 Allemande
Allemande, an influential French Baroque Court dance, is performed by professional dancers. This is an excerpt from the DVD: How To Dance Through Time Vol. 4. (0:51)
Alice Amsden 1943-2012 revised 11/6/12
It's Mine! Possessive Pronouns
This brief video explains possessive pronouns. It gives examples of possessive pronouns and how to correctly use them. Even though this video is short, it is a good review or introduction to possessive pronouns.