Cathredal of Books
In February of 1857, George Peabody, a wealthy businessman, described his vision for an "extensive Library" that would be part of the first major cultural center in an American city. The Institute envisioned by Peabody was founded to enrich the intellectual and artistic horizons of the citizens of Baltimore. This video was created to celebrate the grand reopening of the historic George Peabody Library following extensive renovations from 2002 to 2004. It showcases important works from a magnifi
SP.725 D-Lab: Medical Technologies for the Developing World (MIT)
D-Lab Health provides a multidisciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how to design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break to work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will cr
6.851 Advanced Data Structures (MIT)
Data structures play a central role in modern computer science. You interact with data structures much more often than with algorithms (think of Google, your mail server, and even your network routers). In addition, data structures are essential building blocks in obtaining efficient algorithms. This course will cover major results and current directions of research in data structures.
21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT)
This course explores how identities, whether of individuals or groups, are produced, maintained, and transformed. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives that deal with identity formation, including constructions of "the normal." We will explore the utility of these perspectives for understanding identity components such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, language, social class, and bodily difference. By semester's end students will unders
Jeremy Siegel on Ignoring Risks -- Subprime Special Report
The subprime crisis "was a wreck that could have been predicted," Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel says in this interview. Siegel is one of seven Wharton professors interviewed by Knowledge@Wharton for a special report on the subprime credit crisis. Please visit knoweldge.wharton.upenn.edu for the entire report.
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 5 -- China Sourcing
Multinational corporations have been sourcing from China for years, but that doesn't mean that all the questions have been answered about how to engage in procurement activities in the world's fastest-growing economy. In this interview, David Lee, a partner and managing director at BCG, says that plenty of challenges remain. Among them: finding good suppliers that offer products at relatively low costs, and being willing and able to outsource a sufficient volume of one's business to Chinese supp
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 6 -- Subcontracting and Product Quality in China
Marshall W. Meyer, professor of management at Wharton, has made many trips to China to research the rapid growth of its economy and the successes and difficulties it has had in growing so quickly. In this interview, Meyer discusses the recent controversy surrounding China's exports of substandard toys and pharmaceuticals to the United States, and the implications for supply-chain management. This is Part 6 of an 8 part series.Author(s):
How to make Pizza
How to make pizza - learn how to make pizza- the crust, the sauce and the toppings. Moves rapidly and leaves out part such as how to throw the dough.
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 7 -- Managing Commodity Risk
Managing commodity risk has emerged as a key issue in today's economy. Consider airlines, which have seen fuel costs rise seven-fold over the last few years, says Bob Tevelson, a partner and managing director at BCG. In this interview, Tevelson says commodity risks are associated with both price volatility and supply availability. More and more companies may wish to turn to hedging strategies to manage commodity risk, he notes, but such strategies can pose risks themselves unless they are proper
The Wowzies sing "I Like Bugs"
From the Wowzies television series, a puppet sings about liking bugs. Real pictures are shown of a variety of bugs with an emphasis on the praying mantis. This short video would make a great teaching resource for a thematic unit on bugs or nature (1:37).
Schoolhouse Rock! Interplanet Janet
This classic music video from School House Rock sings about the solar system and individual planets. The song will address many facts such as which planet is known as the red planet, which planet has a funny tilt, and what is the largest planet. Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song. (03:06)
Contos Series, Lesson 1: O susto da vaca What Does the Structure of an Atom Look Like? Armstrong Experience: Andre´ Scott Vanderbilt expert: Keep partisan politics out of Tucson tragedy Portuguese Gender Johns Hopkins 1st African-American Undergraduate - 2004 Benefits of Competition MC Fireplace - The Fossil Fuel Rap Flooding worsens in Brazil
In this lesson you will learn what contos are, and we will begin to explore different literary genres and will learn some idioms and updated expressions.
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What Does the Structure of an Atom Look Like? The structure of an atom consists primarily of three parts, including neutrons, protons and electrons. Find out how the main component of an atom is space with help from a science teacher. This video is in lecture format. Run time 02:42.
Armstrong Experience: Andre´ Scott
[Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Blaming the Tea Party or heated political rhetoric in general for the Tucson mass shooting would be the wrong response to a terriblekeep reading »
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Brody Hatch teaches survival Portuguese to his classmates Jan. 5, 2011, on the Brazil Winterim in Sao Paulo.
February 20, 2004. In 1945, Frederick Scott enrolled as a freshman on a dare. He gradated in Chemical Engineering four years later. He was one of the founding members of the first interracial fraternity in Baltimore, whose membership included students from many of the area's higher-education institutions.
Episode 1 of Maintaining a Spiritual Life: Navigating the Temptations of a Competitive Society The temptations of a competitive society can distance us from our best self working for the highest good of those we love and serve. What are some of those temptations: fascination with endless accumulations extended working hours, the drumming up of novel need fulfillments, and the touting of economic comparisons, the craving for legitimacy through money and possessions, and the unrelieved competitio
This teacher-made project is a rap song about what fossil fuels are and how they are formed. Audio quality is low making it difficult to understand the words to the rap. Some of the lyrics include: "Well, it all starts a few million years ago from the mountains high to the valleys low. I've been talking to the bird and talking to the bees telling me all about the dead trees. They've been falling to the ground getting covered in soild and sand. It all builds up and there's loads of pressure
Aabout 60 miles north of Rio de Janeiro - torrents of mud and water set off by heavy rains left a trail of destruction - toppling houses, buckling roads and burying entire families. Jon Decker reports.
What Does the Structure of an Atom Look Like?
Armstrong Experience: Andre´ Scott
Vanderbilt expert: Keep partisan politics out of Tucson tragedy
Johns Hopkins 1st African-American Undergraduate - 2004
Benefits of Competition
MC Fireplace - The Fossil Fuel Rap
Flooding worsens in Brazil