Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
The Organizing Framework Behind US Science Agencies: Panel Part of the second class in the series of IAP classes titled "Fundamentals of Science and Technology Public Policy-Making - Sci/Tech Policy Boot Camp." The lecturer is William B. Bonvillian, Director at the MIT Washington Office. This class will posit the argument that Sci/Tech organization is a third direct innovation factor and examine the organizational framework behind the mix of U.S. science agencies, their missions and research organizational models. It will examine th
Part of the second class in the series of IAP classes titled "Fundamentals of Science and Technology Public Policy-Making - Sci/Tech Policy Boot Camp." The lecturer is William B. Bonvillian, Director at the MIT Washington Office. This class will posit the argument that Sci/Tech organization is a third direct innovation factor and examine the organizational framework behind the mix of U.S. science agencies, their missions and research organizational models. It will examine th
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
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.
Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: K - Henry VI
Calendars the letters of the City of London, arranged in approximate chronological order. Includes editorial introduction and indices.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
Muslim devotional posters
This is the website of the 'Muslim devotional posters' project at Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR), University of Bergen in Norway. It documents... "mass produced religious popular pictures in a Muslim context. The material consists of posters and smaller prints with religious motifs such as prophets, Shia Imams, saints, sacred places, historico-mythical narratives, pious people in devout worship, pictures and Quran or Hadith texts in combination, calligr
Finding the Surface Area of a Cube The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the surface area of a cube. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through the computational process. A definition of the formula is given explaining what s stands for in this formula.
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the surface area of a cube. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through the computational process. A definition of the formula is given explaining what s stands for in this formula.
Sunday Service - 4/29/2012 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Not of This Fold." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/IBhZaB
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
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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
THE DETECTIVE: Eduardo Pagán THE PLACE: Crownpoint, New Mexico THE CASE: History Detectives investigates the mystery behind an unusual Navajo rug. We meet with a Navajo medicine man and a traditional Navajo weaver. We travel to Crownpoint, New Mexico, long considered the center of Navajo weaving to discover if a weaver violated a taboo to create this rug. Finally, History Detectives visits a textile historian to find out who may have been behind this controversial design. (17:35)
Veto Power and Judicial Review
After both the House and the Senate approve a bill, it moves on to the president for his action. The United States Constitution outlines four actions the president can take. First, and most simply, the president can sign the bill into law. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Galileo Biography, Part VI
This is an animated biography of Galilei Galileo from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 03:02.
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.
Eastern DRC: what should the international community be doing? [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Leonard, General Olusegun Obasanjo; Professor James Putzel; Clare Short | With its most recent press release the Crisis States Research Centre (LSE) prompted fierce debate on the international response to the ongoing crisis in the Eastern DRC. Reactions to the arrest of the rebel leader Laurent Nkunda in Rwanda on 22 January are loud and divided, though international actions continue to follow the same three trends identified in the CSRC release. This response, says the CSRC, f
Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Bowen | We discuss 'Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare?' and this time we subject 'Islam' to an analytical discussion. The anthropological approach advocated here focuses on processes by which Muslims refer back to an Islamic tradition, and employ those references to explain and change the social world. Current debates in Aceh (Indonesia) about how to understand sharî`a provide an initial case study; these debates are then shown to be quite similar