Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Japancast HD Video Episode 26
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This short, student-made video gives a brief history and description of mummies and mummification. The student reads her resport while a slide show of pictures help illustrate her information. Run time 01:25.
How to Setup A 5 Ball Shot Playing Pool
World champion Stefano Pelinga demonstrates how to set up shot so you will be able to pocket 5 balls in one shot. Run time 02:25.
How To Use Microsoft Excel and Make Spreedsheets
View some sample formulas in Microsoft Excel and learn more about spreadsheet software in this instructional video. Run time 01:48.
This three minute video is about Ancient Egypt and its accomplishments and culture. Explains the reason that the tombs were build and the life after death beliefs that permeated their beliefs.
JFK Inaugural Address
President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address, January 20th.
Mad Men (emotions)
Learn about feelings with Sesame Street! In a spoof of Mad Men, this skit covers the emotions of mad, sad, and happy. Run time 02:15.
The Elegant Universe - Gravity and Theory of Relativity
This video gives detailed explanations of the story of gravity and theory of relativity. Run time 09:30.
2.7.1 Recognizing geological problems
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
2.5 Using stars to probe the interstellar medium
Stars can necessarily be observed only at a distance. This unit introduces the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram, an essential tool in understanding the nature of stars. You should have some understanding of the basic stellar properties of luminosity and temperature in order to get the most from the unit.
7 Experiencing the exotic
In this unit we examine the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and its relationship to nineteenth century romanticism and exoticism. We begin with a biographical discussion of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV, to whose specifications the Pavilion was built. With the help of video and still images we take a tour of the Pavilion, examining the exterior then a series of interior rooms as a visitor in the 1820s may have experienced them. Besides this we look at co
1.1 Changes in women's employment patterns
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
Closing the gap between strategy and execution: making hard choices Simple rules for complex times Colonial Weapons System Gingerbread Houses The Joy of Discovery Pulley’ing Your Own Weight
In the second of a three part podcast series Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, proposes that we should replace the liner view with an iterative approach that sees strategy always and everywhere as unfolding in a repeated cycle.
During a recession many companies scale back their marketing, so those who don't are at a distinct advantage. This is because the amount that they spend will be carried further, says Dan Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Marketing
As important as the cannon is the vehicle to carry it: a two-wheeled cart that transports, supports, and stores the weapon and its accoutrements. Wheelwright John Boag has the task of construction.
The town is rendered in gingerbread once a year at Colonial Williamsburg. Executive Pastry Chef Joe Sciegaj oversees the construction.
Recreating 18th-century technology takes perseverance and luck, says Jay Gaynor, Director of Historic Trades.
Using common materials (spools, string, soap), students learn how a pulley can be used to easily change the direction of a force, making the moving of large objects easier. They see the difference between fixed and movable pulleys, and the mechanical advantage gained with multiple/combined pulleys. They also learn the many ways engineers use pulleys for everyday purposes.
Simple rules for complex times Colonial Weapons System Gingerbread Houses The Joy of Discovery Pulley’ing Your Own Weight
Colonial Weapons System
The Joy of Discovery
Pulley’ing Your Own Weight