"Quantum Optical Communication, Fall 2008"
" This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication: quantum optics, single-mode and two-mode quantum systems, multi-mode quantum systems, nonlinear optics, and quantum systems theory. Specific topics include the following: Dirac notation quantum mechanics; harmonic oscillator quantization; number states, coherent states, and squeezed states; P-representation and classical fields; direct, homodyne, and heterodyne detection; linear
Do Materials Get Tired? Fatigue
This video explains how the strength of a material can be measured in the laboratory and used to design structures, like bikes, airplanes, and even chairs. We see a controlled lab experiment that applies precise force to a paper clip until it breaks.
Record of Time
Enter the exciting world of dating ... fossil dating, that is. From Record of Time by anthropologist Dennis O'Neil.
Exploring Texture from a Set Work: Mozart
A lesson plan aimed at all levels. Students are required to listen to a specific extract from a set work with which they are already familiar and select an appropriate diagram which graphically represents the accompaniment at various points.
Movements and Shifts in Supply Curves
A consideration of the factors affecting the movements and shifts in supply curves and how the interaction of demand and supply curves affect market forces.
Glaciations and Conglomerates Gallery
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. The Glaciations and Conglomerates Gallery, part of the Earth: Inside and Out seminar, features: Illustrations from the Hall of Planet Earth, which has two informative overviews: Ice Ages and Earth's Orbit and Icebox or Hothouse?; Gowganda Conglomerate from the Huronian Supergroup in the Hall of Planet Earth, which has
14.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Auf dem FDP-Parteitag in Rostock hat der neue Vorsitzende Philipp Rösler die bisherige Regierungsarbeit der schwarz-gelben Koalition verteidigt. Den Menschen in Deutschland gehe es heute besser als zu Zeiten der großen Koalition, sagte der Bundeswirtschaftsminister in seiner Grundsatzrede. Zugleich gab er
Lesson 79 – Coffee Break Spanish
It’s the penultimate episode of this season of Coffee Break Spanish and we continue to follow the adventures of María-José and Andrew as they come to the end of their time together in Spain. This week Andrew is signing up for his course in the ayuntamiento and needs to ask for some directions. We’ll here [...]
Fat Burning Cardio Workout
This 2:47 long video shows how this Quick Fat Burning Cardio Workout using an exercise bike is conducted. It demonstrates how this is done and how long it takes for each exercise. A good way to get a workout as you can pace yourself depending on age and conditioning.
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
Clara Barton and the Founding of the Red Cross
A 1:45 video of Clara Barton who was a teacher, but suffered a nervous breakdown and went back to school and turned to helping others who were injured and sick at a time before women had rights. Good images.
The Human Body by StudyJams
The human body is an incredible, complex system built with different cells. Similar cells get together to form tissue, like muscle tissue. All of these tissues form the organisms that keep everything running smoothly in the body. Learn more about the human body with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Turning Points in History - Hammurabi's Code of Laws
A uniform set of laws becomes necessary with the rise of cities in order to keep order and this 3:32 minute video explains how law came from the Hammurabi in what is now Iraq. A good history that helps students understand how law came to be and why it is needed.
The Story of the FBI
Be aware that there is an add to start this video. I recommend turning on the video after this video has started after it has aired. The 48 minute long video shows its history and how it operates. It is a good video to show the impact of violating the First Amendment and for a debate on stereotypes. Well worth showing for mature students.
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.
Saturn's Mysterious Moons
This video can be watched in high-resolution 1080p. "On the first of July 2004, the Cassini probe entered the orbit of Saturn. It then began to compile what has become one of the greatest photographic collections of all time, of a giant gas planet, surrounded by colorful rings, guarded by a diverse collection of moons, and millions of tiny moonlets." (25:15)
Shakespeare's Rap - Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's tales of tangled love. The plot is complicated--but that was the point.
This rap breaks the story down for you, with Shakespeare as your very own emcee. Lyrics to the song are also located on the Flocabulary website. (04:20)
Tools & Supplies: How to Make a Puppet
A three minute video, part of a series, about how to make puppets. The video goes into some detail and provides good examples. The entire series is located on the same opening page as this video.
Saving the Ocean One Island at a Time
Aboard Mission Blue, scientist Greg Stone tells the story of how he helped the Republic of Kiribati create an enormous protected area in the middle of the Pacific -- protecting fish, sealife and the island nation itself. (17:16)
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.