Simplifying Rational Expressions
In this teacher created video, the teacher defines a rational expression. Then the teacher models the steps of simplifying the rational expression on a white board. ( 1:26)
Introduction to Renaissance Art, Part I
This is a video slideshow of music and images of Renaissance paintings. Famous artists are listed as well as some information about Renaissance paintings and philosophies. (2:42)
6.972 Algebraic Techniques and Semidefinite Optimization (MIT)
This research-oriented course will focus on algebraic and computational techniques for optimization problems involving polynomial equations and inequalities with particular emphasis on the connections with semidefinite optimization. The course will develop in a parallel fashion several algebraic and numerical approaches to polynomial systems, with a view towards methods that simultaneously incorporate both elements. We will study both the complex and real cases, developing techniques of general
Redefining the United States.
Barack Obama was elected on a message of change, promising a new era of diplomacy and international cooperation - but can the President deliver a new vision of America? Reporting from the world's most troubled hotspots, Mark Danner has seen countless deaths over ethnic and political divides, and witnessed firsthand how U.S. attempts to exploit those conflicts have resulted in disastrous unforeseen consequences. Danner speaks with Bill Moyers about Obama's challenges in resetting the mindset of
Deviance of syntax in oral languages and oral reading behavior
The major hypothesis of this paper is that any deviance in syntax present in oral language will be evident in oral r eading behaviour. Using Lee and Canter's Developmental i 1 Sentence Scoring technique (1971) and Y. Goodman and Burke's Reading Miscue Inventory (1972) linguistic competence was established in t hree male children. ages 10 to 11. patterns of strengths and weaknesses in reading were determined. and the relationships t hat were established, were examined. Results of the study i ndic
Finding the Intersection
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is looking for a lost Transformatron. Matt can see it along one line, while Jackie says she can see it along a different line. Digit and Inez try to figure out how this is possible, and they discover that one point can lie on two different lines. (1:33)
Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early: A View Across Five Countries
The Forum at the School of Public Health Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland -- and their views on the value of diagnosis. This event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and was part of the Andelot S
It has become the site and symbol of the battle for Texan independence. Constructed in 1744 as a Spanish mission the Alamo soon became a military outpost and was the site of one of the most memorable battles in the fight for independence. In a battle that lasted 13 days, Americans were unable to withstand the large Mexican army. This video clip contains text to guide the construction and the events that happened at the Alamo. (2:47)
Act 2 - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Video 37:27- Scene I: 00:04, Scene II: 02:41, Scene III: 13:15, Scene IV: 19:27, Scene V: 30:32, Scene VI: 35:05
Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
A Nation Remembers: A Tribute to John F. Kennedy
On November 22, 2013, the Kennedy Library invited the public to join a special live webcast of a musical tribute in honor of the memory of President Kennedy. Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor; award-winning saxophonist Paul Winter and the Paul Winter Sextext, which was invited by Jacqueline Kennedy to be the first jazz ensemble ever to play at the White House; and the United States Naval Academy Women's Glee Club performed musical selections including two from the President's State
Everything You Love You Owe to Capitalism [Day 25 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this talk was delivered at the Mises Circle in Seattle on May 17, 2008.] I'm sure that you have had this experience before, or something simil
[Day 25 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this talk was delivered at the Mises Circle in Seattle on May 17, 2008.]
I'm sure that you have had this experience before, or something simil
Has Political Correctness Really Gone Mad?
Has Political Correctness Really Gone Mad?
Addendum 1B. Riverbank: The Controversy
In December of 1999 a symposium titled "Issues of Authenticity" was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with papers mostly arguing for and against the age and authenticity of a painting titled Riverbank that the museum had recently acquired and believed to be an early masterwork, while others, spearheaded by Cahill, believe it to be a forgery by the late Zhang Daqian. Revelations about the background of this symposium, and additional opinions by others about this controversy, are offered here
Part 7 - Chapter 32 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 7, Chapter 32: Dowley's Humiliation. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592
This video clip highlights the Mayan civilizations achievements. The Mayans were the first to figure out the concept of zero, created the first accurate calendar containing 365 days per year, and started a writing system. The Mayans had hundreds of cities and their capital of Tikal contained schools, libraries, sports arenas, and hospitals. In 1,000 A.D. Mayan cities were abandoned. The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its disappearance. This clip contains text to a
ISS Update - Feb. 22, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 22, 2012.
3.6 Collecting and interpreting data In many projects it can be difficult to make comparisons with anything similar. However, there may be quality standards that can be used for one of more of the outcomes, perhaps alongside different targets for time-scales and resource use. Benchmarks are another possible source of comparative data; they have been established for many processes, and data are available from industry, sector and professional support bodies. Common Shore Crab--An Overview Mission Fluency
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Shore Crab. As its name suggests, the common shore crab is one of the most common crabs on the British shore. This species is usually dark green in color, although young individuals may have whitish blotches. The carapace of the common shore crab is wider than it is long, and the first pair of walking limbs ('pereopods') have pincers. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help mak
In many projects it can be difficult to make comparisons with anything similar. However, there may be quality standards that can be used for one of more of the outcomes, perhaps alongside different targets for time-scales and resource use. Benchmarks are another possible source of comparative data; they have been established for many processes, and data are available from industry, sector and professional support bodies.
Common Shore Crab--An Overview