Four Uses of Quotation Marks
This video features a teacher outlining the four uses of quotation marks: direct quotations, writing titles, around defined words and phrases, and with the use of sarcasm. An example of a direct quotation is given. ( 1:28)
Military dog "captured" by Taliban
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Video posted on a Afghan website shows a military working dog now in Taliban custody. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reput
How Aztec boys were trained from birth to be warriors and how they believed that the Sun god needed human blood to quench its thirst. This two minute video uses images of artifacts from this time period.
Great Pyramid Mystery Solved?
How were the blocks raised to the top of the 489ft Great Pyramid? An architect develops a theory about a snaking internal ramp inside the pyramid. This video includes a 3D model and shows how cranes could have been used. This video could be used in science classes as well as history ones.
History of Science: vivisection
History of Science: vivisection
The History of Journalism
This is a book review of the book "We're all journalists now" by Scott Gant. It explains the history of journalism. Learn about the venues people used to stay connected and informed in the past to the present. (3:06)
21L.470 Eighteenth-Century Literature: Versions of the Self in 18th-C Britain (MIT)
When John Locke declared (in the 1690 Essay Concerning Human Understanding) that knowledge was derived solely from experience, he raised the possibility that human understanding and identity were not the products of God's will or of immutable laws of nature so much as of one's personal history and background. If on the one hand Locke's theory led some to pronounce that individuals could determine the course of their own lives, however, the idea that we are the products of our experience just as
21M.013J The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture (MIT)
This class explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. Provides a better understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Explores great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten. Readings will also include selections from the most
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
MITEF-NYC: The Age of "Big Data" in Bioscience is Here The rapid development of the City`s startup scene started making big news towards the end of last year. Startups are reported to be choosing NYC over Silicon Valley, depending on the industry. And Mayor Bloomberg campaigned for and won a new graduate school of engineering to be built on Roosevelt Island. Meanwhile, in the background, earlier NYC startups have been steadily maturing and achieving notable success.
The rapid development of the City`s startup scene started making big news towards the end of last year. Startups are reported to be choosing NYC over Silicon Valley, depending on the industry. And Mayor Bloomberg campaigned for and won a new graduate school of engineering to be built on Roosevelt Island. Meanwhile, in the background, earlier NYC startups have been steadily maturing and achieving notable success.
History of the Holocaust
History of the Holocaust
This month with the President - February 2012
President Patrick Deane talks about the importance of the 3M Teaching Fellowships and congratulates McMaster's winners: social sciences' Marshall Beier and the Centre for Leadership in Learning's Susan Vajoczki.
Ms. Latitude and Mr. Longitude
Students often confuse latitude lines and longitude lines. They can remember that the terms are lines on a map, but can't remember which is which. This brief video clip shows a trick that Mrs. Matthews students use to help them remember the difference. They create artwork showing Mr. or Ms. Latitude (with an attitude) and Mr. or Ms. Longitude (with everything long.)
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
17.905 Forms of Political Participation: Old and New (MIT)
How and why do we participate in public life? How do we get drawn into community and political affairs? In this course we examine the associations and networks that connect us to one another and structure our social and political interactions. Readings are drawn from a growing body of research suggesting that the social networks, community norms, and associational activities represented by the concepts of civil society and social capital can have important effects on the functioning of democracy
10 Amazing Facts About The Human Body
This brief video clip covers ten informative facts about the human body. The video provides the facts in text set to background music. (1:16)
Loop Recording and Comping in Logic - Part 5 of 7 - Composing and Producing Electronic Music
Download Loudon's Session Files for Free at: http://bit.ly/HPCEBG Part 5: Loop Recording and Comping in Logic: Performing with Massive and the Maschine Controller while loop Recording in Logic In this seven-part music production clinic, Professor Loudon Stearns goes in-depth into Dubstep and electro synth textures, featuring Native Instrument's Massive and Maschine, iZotope Ozone, and more. Loudon Stearns is the Course Author and Instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Composing and Produc
Lunch: O Say Can You See
SMU President's Scholar Christian Genco uses food and technology to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the SMU Talent Show on September 28, 2012. A senior computer science major, he designed this homemade musical instrument using a prototype "invention kit," assigning each piece of food and drink a particular note to play. When Christian touched each item, an open circuit was completed sending a signal to his computer to play each note.
CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling (MIT)
This class will explore the cultural history and media industry surrounding the masculine drama of professional wrestling. Beginning with wrestling's roots in sport and carnival, the class examines how new technologies and changes in the television industry led to evolution for pro wrestling style and promotion and how shifts in wrestling characters demonstrate changes in the depiction of American masculinity. The class will move chronologically in an examination of how wrestling characters and