An Interview With Hades
This student-created video features students role-playing an interview with Greek God Hades. Hades is asked about his family and powers in this interview. ( 1:21)
"Probability and Random Variables, Spring 2009"
" This course introduces students to probability and random variables. Topics include distribution functions, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson distributions. The other topics covered are uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions; conditional probability; Bayes theorem; joint distributions; Chebyshev inequality; law of large numbers; and central limit theorem."
Volcano Erupts: Lava Rivers Flow
The Galápagos's Sierra Negra volcano erupts, sending rivers of lava into its caldera.
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Chris Noffze
Michigan State University consistently yields hardworking, tenacious and globally-minded individuals that share a passion for serving others. Spartans will overcome obstacles, inspire change and lead the way to a bright tomorrow. I'm Chris Noffze and I'm proud to be an MSU Spartan. Glow Green, Go White! To learn more about Noffze and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blog.cfm.
War of 1812
This eight minute video provides an overview of the causes and events of this war. Uses original style maps and many images that could help explain this event.
Merkel "sold" on ecocars, at auto show.
Sept. 15 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially opens the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, saying the car industry is a "central pillar of our economy". Nick Rowlands reports.
The Guardian gets social with Facebook
Sept. 23 - Reuters Technology Correspondent Matt Cowan speaks to the Guardian's Head of Digital Engagement Meg Pickard about the paper's new Facebook app.
Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview: DirectX 11 Development Experience Boris Jabes and JP Duplessis explain the new DX11 development experience in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (with demo).
Boris Jabes and JP Duplessis explain the new DX11 development experience in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (with demo).
Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of
The world of Orthodox sainthood
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. The enthusiasm for Valentine’s Day and Father Christmas is an example of the continuing legacy of the cult of saints in contemporary society. But who were the original St Valentine and St Nicholas? What can their lives tell us about the culture they lived in, and how were they venerated before the invention of chocolate hearts and the Christmas tree? This 10-credit module will
The sounds of German
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module investigates the sounds of German and how they can be described accurately (“phonetics and phonology”). Students will learn to transcribe German using the notation of the International Phonetic Association, and we will look in particular at aspects of German pronunciation that are hard to master because they are different to English or similar to French. We will a
This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical sciences. To download, click on View Download and follow the instructions. To uninstall, use the standard Windows option of “Add or Remove Programs”.
Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest
This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also features documents which can be used for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.
Politics in 60 seconds. Utopia
Dr Lucy Sargisson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on Utopia as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Lucy Sargisson, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Lucy Sargisson is an Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. She is an active member of the profession, serving on
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
"The Mass Vs Weight" Song
In this video, Mr. Edmonds sings to help students remember the units and the contrast between mass and weight (metric system). He also uses visuals as he sings. Mass involves the measure of the amount of matter in an object in grams (g) or kilograms (kg) and weight is the measure of gravity's pull on an object in Newtons (N). Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: mass, weight, grams, kilograms, newtons, balance, scale, and gravity. This is a great resource to help student
Tourist plane crashes in Nepal
Sept.25 - All 19 people, mostly foreign tourists, are killed when a plane crashes on its return from a trip to view Mount Everest. NO REPORTER NARRATION.
Nepal tourist plane crash: 19 dead
Sept.25 - A small plane returning from a trip to view Mount Everest crashes near Kathmandu killing all 19 on board, mostly foreign tourists. Paul Chapman reports.
Tourists die in Nepal air crash
Sept.25 - Nineteen people, mostly foreign tourists, are killed in a plane crash returning from mountain viewing flight. Paul Chapman reports.