Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.
The Puritan Religion
As the Puritans migrated from England to the New World, they had a clear vision of what their churches should be like. Membership was restricted to those who could present evidence that they had experienced “saving grace.” This most often included a compelling description of some extraordinary experience that indicated intimate contact with God. Only those who could submit this proof were considered “visible saints” and allowed full membership in the church. In the early seventeenth cent
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics (MIT)
This course is a self-contained introduction to statistics with economic applications. Elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing. It uses elementary econometrics and other applications of statistical tools to economic data. It also provides a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic prep
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
‘Line Monitor’ Explains How K-Ville Works
Duke University student “line monitors” oversee the tenting process in “Krzyzewskiville." As students camp out to be the first in line for the Duke-UNC basketball game, the line monitors check regularly to ensure each tent has someone on site and work with campus officials to maintain safety. To tour K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/D
16.20 Structural Mechanics (MIT)
Applies solid mechanics to analysis of high-technology structures. Structural design considerations. Review of three-dimensional elasticity theory; stress, strain, anisotropic materials, and heating effects. Two-dimensional plane stress and plane strain problems. Torsion theory for arbitrary sections. Bending of unsymmetrical section and mixed material beams. Bending, shear, and torsion of thin-wall shell beams. Buckling of columns and stability phenomena. Introduction to structural dynamics. Ex
A Meta-Cognitive Inquiry into Digital Fabrication: Exploring the Activity of Designing and Making of
The design process is observed in ?self-reflection? by an experiment including visual computing, structure design, joint design, and assembly design. The experiment is defined as the making of a self-supporting timber wall screen, which includes laser-cutting and rapid-prototyping. The reciprocal action between the visual and physical realms is observed through the design activity.
GS-02: Understanding frames and keyframes
Learn how to tell the difference between frames, keyframes, and blank keyframes by using visual cues on the Timeline. Learn what each type of frame in the Timeline indicates about the contents of the Stage.
Nepal faces fuel shortage in wake of massive quake
Nepal is faced with a fuel crisis as supplies of petrol and diesel are hit by a massive earthquake that has killed more than 4,000 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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
Shear deformation in bubble raft
Bubble raft undergoing shear deformation. The direction along which dislocations generally move is that with the highest resolved shear stress. From TLP: Introduction to dislocations, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/dislocations/dislocation_motion.php
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
The TEAM Approach – Optics and Market Opportunity
Joseph Choi, 2013 graduate of the Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (TEAM) program, talks about how that program has helped him as he continues his education as a PhD student in the Institute of Optics. Choi also talks about the cloaking device that he helped develop, which has received international attention. Working with professor of optics John Howell, Choi helped to develop a simplified version of a cloaking device with four lenses, spaced at precise intervals, designed to bend lig
Semester 1, 2011 begins Monday February 28 Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2 Science: The Top 10 Discoveries Bill Nye HD 1080p Full Documentary Five Most Common Back to School Fears 2.1.1 What's ‘Buy It Now’?
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
From the Science Channel, Bill Nye offers the greatest discoveries in Science. (45:53)
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as a student's fear of getting hungry.
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
Science: The Top 10 Discoveries Bill Nye HD 1080p Full Documentary
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
2.1.1 What's ‘Buy It Now’?