Mount Vesuvius Last Eruption
Mount Vesuvius Eruption - In this video, learn about the last eruption of Mount Vesuvius, that took place in 1944, in Naples, Italy. (03:21)
Weather Underground: Midwest Temperature
This commercial website offers weather data from throughout the country. This section focuses on Midwest Temperature. Users can click on weather contour maps and find local weather forecasts. Data also includes wind-chill, humidity, dew point, visibility, snow, jet stream and visible satellite maps. Health maps, UV forecast, flu activity and air quality are also available. From this site users can link to different regions of the United State and individual states and access weather information
Learn how to creatively use several Polydron® Classroom Sets to make geometric models. This video provides tips for teachers, tutors, and parents of home schooled children.
15.082J Network Optimization (MIT)
15.082J/6.855J/ESD.78J is a graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, project management, and finance, as well as a number of other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of network flows and focus on key special cases of network flow problems including the following: the shortest path prob
Edwin McAlister: “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective”
Watch video of the Feb. 22 talk, “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective” by Edwin McAlister, director of Air and Missile Defense Programs for Northrop Grumman. Sponsored by E-Council, ASME and SAE, SAME, Vanderbilt Aerospace Club. Part of National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt.
TED402 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Six 03/02/11 Jeff Miller
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1.89 Environmental Microbiology (MIT)
This class provides a general introduction to the diverse roles of microorganisms in natural and artificial environments. It will cover topics including: cellular architecture, energetics, and growth; evolution and gene flow; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; and microorganisms in biodeterioration and bioremediation.
South Africa's FinMin talks future
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tells Reuters that Africa is "the continent of the future" when it comes to investment for 2011 with more potential than many emerging markets.
Same Side Angles
This video describes how angles are formed when two parallel lines are intersected by a transversal (same side interior (between the parallel lines) and same side exterior (outside the parallel lines)). Since alternate interior and alternate exterior angles are congruent and since linear pairs of angles are supplementary, same side angles are supplementary. (1:53)
What our medical past can tell us about our genomic future
Watch video from the March 2 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Holly Tucker, associate professor, Center for Medicine, Health & Society and associate professor, French & Italian, spoke on ”What Our Medical Past Can Tell Us About Our Genomic Future.” Every era, particularly one deep in “Scientific Revolution” as we now find ourselves, necessarily has tokeep reading »
6.2 Some general features of communitarianism and cosmopolitanism There are two very different and sharply contrasting views about how the international arena can be theorised, should be organised and can be described. One side sees the international sphere as made up of a plurality of interacting cultures with incommensurable values, while the other side deploys general concepts of rights and applies these to humanity as a whole. These two constructions rest upon very different views of what human beings are, and how they do and should interact together.
There are two very different and sharply contrasting views about how the international arena can be theorised, should be organised and can be described. One side sees the international sphere as made up of a plurality of interacting cultures with incommensurable values, while the other side deploys general concepts of rights and applies these to humanity as a whole. These two constructions rest upon very different views of what human beings are, and how they do and should interact together.
Searching for a nominee
Predicting the GOP lineup for 2012 is difficult. Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee lead the early polls, but Sarah Palin is a wild card
Oil prices rise on unrest
Continued protests against North African and Middle East governments prompt rises in the cost of crude oil.
Solving Radical Equations
Radical equations are equations that have square root terms. This video describes how to solve radical equations by isolating the radical expression on one side of the equation and then squaring both sides. If there are two or more terms on the opposite side of the equation, remember to draw parenthesis around that expression before squaring. (00:59)
After the Fall of the Romans: The Mysterious Dark Ages
This well-done,hour-long BBC documentary offers information about the Dark Ages. This segment is called "The Men of the North" and is narrated by Waldemar Januszczak. (1:00:07)
Thomas Hardy's Birthplace and Education
Learn about Thomas Hardy's birthplace and his early education took place. (04:00)
Polynomial Vocabulary - Definition of a Polynomial
Before adding and subtracting polynomials or multiplying polynomials, it is important to know the definition of a polynomial and polynomial vocabulary. This video describes important polynomial definitions and terms including monomial, the degree of a monomial, polynomial degree and standard form. (7:15)