SP.724 Prototypes to Products (MIT)
For students and teams who have started a sustainable-development project in D-Lab (SP.776), Product Engineering Processes (2.009), or elsewhere, this class provides a setting to continue developing projects for field implementation. Topics covered include prototyping techniques, materials selection, design-for-manufacturing, field-testing, and project management. All classwork will directly relate to the students' projects, and the instructor will consult on the projects during weekly lab time.
4.125B Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes (MIT)
This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world. Students learn to build appropriately through analysis of landscape and climate for a chosen site, and to conceptualize design decisions through drawings and models. This class was taught concurrently with course 4.125A. Some of the assignments are the same, some are different, and the sites for the final project are different. But since they were taught in tandem, it
398GG Why Some Band Names Take "The" and Some Don't
Why can we say "the Jefferson Airplane" but not "the Led Zeppelin"?
How a Computer CD Rom Works
This is a very brief (00:26) video that has information about how a Computer CD-ROM works.
Bus blast kills at least 4 on Egypt's border with Israel
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 16 - Officials are investigating a bus bombing that killed at least four people on Egypt's border with Israel. Nathan Frandino 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, Reute
"Snowball Fight!"-Alphabet Letters and Sounds
This video is a cute video students will enjoy about alphabet letters and sounds. It goes over each letter of the alphabet and its sound. This would be a good teaching resource for a quick, different way to review alphabet letters and sounds. It would be beneficial for young students and/or for special education students (3:08)
Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts
Watch Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts. Give your mouse a rest. Mac OS X gives you dozens of simple keyboard shortcuts and makes it just as easy to customize your own keyboard shortcuts.
In this short animated video, the viewer will learn that a nuclear reactor produces heat from nuclear fission. (01:18)
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
A Day in the Life of a Kent State Groundskeeper
Maintaining Kent State's beautiful 950 acre campus takes a lot of hard work. Jil Morgan and Matt Treen are two of many people among the Kent State Grounds crews who help make it happen. Music: "The last ones" by Jahzzar
Computing for the Blind User
In this article the authors present some of the human-factors issues specific to non visual personal computing. The authors' concern is with the accuracy, speed, and generality of the blind-user interface, to make computers more accessible and efficient for blind and visually impaired persons
Creating social change: From innovation to impact
Learning how to give back to society ideally should be part of every young person's education, says one of Australia's leading philanthropists, David Gonski AC. Mr Gonski is one of several high profile lecturers in a new short course at UNSW Australia called "Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact." Here Mr Gonski reflects on his own need to broaden himself beyond his field of law and investment banking, the role corporates can play in society and what happens when people don't give
Buruli Ulcer Disease: Buruli Plaque
"This video ""Buruli Ulcer Disease: Buruli Plaque"" is part of a multimedia-based module by Richard Phillips, Stephen Sarfo, Emmanuel Adu, Veronica Owusu-Afriyie, and Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan). This video addresses the question of: What is the usual presentation and course of Buruli ulcer disease? The complete learning module is available through the African Health OER Network at: http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer/Home/FindOER/ResourceResults/tabid/1864/mctl/Details/id/37489/Defa
Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Dr Jose M. Roche and Dr Suman Seth
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Dr Jose M. Roche and Dr Suman Seth - OPHI.
TGV-UK: An idea whose time has come?
Professor Sir Peter Hall (UCL) talks on 'TGV-UK: An idea whose time has come?' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2009.
Phisick Medical Antiques
A carefully photographed collection of antique medical instruments forms the basis for this web site. The items are arranged into categories; Medicine, Surgery, Bleeding, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Apothecary, ENT, Dental, Quackery and Archive. They are mainly from the 19th Century. Notes on the use, manufacture and construction of the instruments make fascinating reading.
The Arctic Circle Polar Bears
This video has no words or facts but is instead a wonderful look into animals of the Arctic Circle in their natural habitats. The most viewed animal is the polar bear including a mother and her 2 cubs. Some other animals briefly seen include the Arctic Fox, two different types of birds, and reindeer. This video would be fun for pre-learners to see these animals outside of a zoo setting, but older learners could follow the lesson underneath the video to answer the following questions:
Giant Panda Bear Does Handstand! BBC Wildlife
The giant panda bear leaves its scent in the forest and does handstand in this scenting ritual narrated by David Attenborough for the BBC.
American Black Bears are Unwanted House Guests - BBC Wildlife
American black bears are unwanted house guests in their search for food in this David Attenborough narrated video from BBC wildlife. The video (03:37) shows bears eating dog food set out for pets and going through garbage cans.
Erie Canal and its History
From Albany to Buffalo, from 1825 till today, the Erie Canal has made
American history. Tom Grasso, President of the NY State Canal Society, acts as a guide on a tour of this great artificial waterway, past and present. Knowledgeable information presents a picture of why the canal was important and how it is connected to many other waterways.