Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the Solar System, orbiting the Sun once every 87.969 days. The orbit of Mercury has the highest eccentricity of all the Solar System planets, and it has the smallest axial tilt.
Lovers in Lab Coats: When Scientists Collaborate as Husband and Wife
The newlyweds George Gaylord Simpson (palaeontologist) and Anne Roe (psychologist) travelled through Venezuela on an expedition in 1938–39. The result was intellectual work unlike anything each did elsewhere in their long careers. Romantic and intimate partnerships offer fascinating case studies of collaboration in science. They produce unusual intellectual synergies. They alter life–work patterns. They simultaneously constrain and liberate. These collaborations tend to be overlooked by his
Erien, Year One—Grade 5 Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Mathematical patterns using building blocks.
Studying at University: A Guide for First Year Students
Studying at University: A guide for first year students' is intended to provide new students with the knowledge and skills required for coping with their studies and academic assignments at the university. This includes guidance on healthy learning habits, successful learning strategies, making the most of lectures and other learning opportunities and detailed advice around academic reading and writing tasks. The guide also provides specific information on various resources for students at the
Childcare: Babies & Toddlers : How to Teach a Child to Tie Shoes
Teaching a child to tie shoes can incorporate how the parents were taught, whether using a bunny-ear approach or a different method. Make shoe tying a fun experience for your child.
This video explains how a midsegment of a trapezoid is the line segment connecting the midpoints of the two non-parallel sides of a trapezoid. A trapezoid midsegment is parallel to the set of parallel lines in a trapezoid and is equal to the average of the lengths of the bases. A trapezoid midsegment is related to a triangle midsegment given that both of their lengths are proportional to the bases. (2:51)
9.52-B Topics in Brain and Cognitive Sciences Human Ethology (MIT)
Survey and special topics designed for students in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. Stresses human behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other animals.
Argument Essay Writing 1 (4 of 4)
The last part of our lesson on writing an argument essay. This video discusses the concluding paragraph. (7:22)
Covering the Olympic Games
Members of the student team that will be covering the Olympic Games in London as part of a partnership between the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism the U.S. Olympic Committee discuss the opportunity.
17.181 Sustainable Development: Theory and Policy (MIT)
This course examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." It focuses on the sustainability problems of industrial countries (i.e., aging of populations, sustainable consumption, institutional adjustments, etc.); and of developing states and economies in transition (i.e., managing growth, sustainability of production patterns, pressures of population change, etc.). It also explores the sociology of knowledge around sustainabil
21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.
Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach. Incomplete. Prefaced and followed by advertisements. (1:04)
U.S. condemns "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemns what he calls the "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas, after goodwill efforts to secure a ceasefire. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inc
Stonewall Jackson: The Valley Legend
Stonewall Jackson pressed his army to travel 646 miles in 48 days of marching and won five significant victories with a force of about 17,000 against a combined force of 60,000. In this video clip, learn more about General Stonewall Jackson. (1:58)
Darwin Across Disciplines - Genome-wide homozygosity by Dr Jim Wilson
Part II: The Trucking Industry: Transition from Diesel to Natural Gas Is on Deck
The U.S. trucking industry faces major technological disruption – a switch from diesel fuel to natural gas products. This means new – and more expensive – engines and other infrastructure investments. But after a relatively short payback period, substantial fuel savings and environmental advantages offer significant incentives to plunge ahead.
MAS.622J Pattern Recognition and Analysis (MIT)
This class deals with the fundamentals of characterizing and recognizing patterns and features of interest in numerical data. We discuss the basic tools and theory for signal understanding problems with applications to user modeling, affect recognition, speech recognition and understanding, computer vision, physiological analysis, and more. We also cover decision theory, statistical classification, maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimation, nonparametric methods, unsupervised learning and clust