Distance Formula Upside Down
Formula for calculating the distance between two points on a co-ordinate plane -- from a different perspective. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable.
This video is a recoreding of a speech by President Benjamin Harrison.
City history and multi-scale spatial master-planning
The UK and Chinese Governments have agreed at the highest level to collaborate through the China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue on research and knowledge exchange to help ensure that the way we develop our cities will become truly sustainable. As a part of that initiative a group of related networks has been funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, inspired by the Dongtan Eco-city development north of Shanghai. The specific network which is the subject of th
Money as Debt
This 47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
Joost van Bleiswijk: Dutch Design at CCA
This lecture was recorded on April 5, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Dutch Design at CCA brought leaders of Dutch design and architecture to California College of the Arts in San Francisco for classes, workshops, and a series of exchanges that left no mind unmoved. Joost van Bleiswik was one of the feature designers. Other featured designers and agencies were Catalogtree (Daniel Gross and Joris Maltha), Christien Meindertsma, Neutelings Riedijk Architect
11.489 The Growth and Spatial Structure of Cities (MIT)
This course examines the economic, political, social, and spatial dynamics of urban growth and decline in cities and their key component areas (downtown, suburbs, etc.). Topics include impacts of industrialization, technology, politics, and social practices on cities. Students will examine the role of public and private sector activities, ranging from zoning and subsidies to infrastructure development and real estate investment, in affecting urban growth and decline. Readings are both theoretica
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
Bob Dylan. Pete Seeger was one of Bob Dylan&rs
Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Panel discussion during the Oxford Social Media Convention 2009 on whether the outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their const
How to conjugate verbs sentire and capire in the present tense
In this video, the verbs sentire and capire are used to show how there are two different types of -IRE verbs in Italian. The speaker uses a white board to illustrate and only speaks Italian. A worksheet with answers is included for practice.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Surgical Navigation in Orthopaedic Oncology: Promise or Peril?
Orthopaedic oncologists help care for patients with tumors of the bones and soft tissues, which are generally called sarcomas. Surgical treatment often consists of accurate tumor removal with an appropriate margin of uninvolved tissue, followed by a reconstruction that maximizes patient function. So-called 'surgical navigation', these are developing technologies which allow 3D intraoperative localization, based on advanced imaging studies. In this Grand Rounds, orthopaedic surgeons from the Uni
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
In this video segment adapted from American Experience, view newsreel footage, archival photos, and interviews to explore Franklin Roosevelt's efforts to help defend Great Britain from German attacks in the period before the United States entered World War II. Despite the domestic restraints of the Neutrality Acts enacted by Congress in the 1930s and strong public isolationist sentiment, Roosevelt proposed the Lend-Lease plan to provide Great Britain with necessary weapons, and used his pow
17.522 Politics and Religion (MIT)
This graduate reading seminar explores the role of religious groups, institutions, and ideas in politics using social science theories. It is open to advanced undergraduate students with permission of the instructor.
MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos. For 24 hours, they recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." For more about this production, go to: http://msu.edu/24.
Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)