What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
Lecture by Hiroto Kobayashi
Presented by the Architecture Program as part of the Architecture Lecture Series, this lecture was filmed Monday, October 14, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Hiroto Kobayashi is a founding partner of Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop (KMDW), an architectural and urban design firm based in Tokyo. He also represents the American architectural firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) in Japan. KMDW's work encompasses a full range of design scales, from furniture and
CTPI: Severing the Link Between Alcohol and Prison
This open forum, jointly hosted by the Centre for Theology & Public Issues and the Howard League for Penal Reform, is chaired by Dunedin Barrister Anne Stevens. The panellists include Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army and Professor Jennie Connor, Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. The link between alcohol consumption and criminal offending in New Zealand is w
Liaquat Ahamed on his book Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
The author of Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World, Liaquat Ahamed, discusses the connections between the world's financial decision makers in the period leading up to the Great Depression and their counterparts in the current global financial crisis.
Intro to Addition & Subtraction
Lucinda The Great Math Magician introduces addition and subtraction using magic apples. The video uses computer animation. Run time 03:47.
Urban and rural waste in China
Dealing with waste is an introduction to the waste practices and waste management processes currently being practiced in China. Students learn about waste in China and then contrast those practices with their own.
Politics, Power, Cities [Audio]
Speaker(s): Enrique Peñalosa | Enrique Peñalosa, former Mayor of Bogotá and one of the world's most challenging urban thinkers, describes the urgent need for governments to create socially inclusive and well-designed transport systems, public spaces and cities. Addressing mobility, public space, equity, quality of life and social inclusion, Peñalosa will propose that inequality and exclusion are the main causes of the problems that affect cities in developing countries, particularly issues r
North Pacific and North America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for North America and the North Pacific. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Interest 2 - Developing Equations for Calculating Simple and Compound Interest
Continues Introduction to Interest - (by Khan Academy) by developing the formulas for calculating compound and simple interest. The instructor uses the Paint Program for demonstration and a spreadsheet for calculations. The explanation is clear and understandable .
Author: Salman Khan
Libertarian Journalism in the '60s, '70s, and '80s How Will History Remember You? - Movie Clip from The Emperor's Club Episode 137: Smart water: Irrigation systems in an age of high tech My friends, Finnish conversation questions Summer Technology Camp Breakingviews: Reeling markets have more than S&P to thank Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Thirty Year Category
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In this brief clip from the movie The Emperor's Club, Professor Hundert talks with his class about the great leaders of history and how their legacies lasted through the generations. (02:47)
Themes in this clip include:
History, Legacy, Significance, Ambition, Education, Teaching, Learning, Accomplishment
My friends, Finnish conversation questions.
Armstrong students show kids that engineering can be fun and rewarding.
Aug. 8 - S&P targeted U.S. debt, but stocks ended up getting clobbered. Breakingviews' Agnes Crane says an economic slowdown combined with fumbling leaders and limited central bank resources is a bad mix.
A slower version of the Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Thirty Year Category. Celebrating You! A Special Centennial Celebration October 24, 2012
How Will History Remember You? - Movie Clip from The Emperor's Club
Episode 137: Smart water: Irrigation systems in an age of high tech My friends, Finnish conversation questions Summer Technology Camp Breakingviews: Reeling markets have more than S&P to thank Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Thirty Year Category
My friends, Finnish conversation questions
Summer Technology Camp
Breakingviews: Reeling markets have more than S&P to thank
Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Thirty Year Category