Simon Schama's Power of Art - Rothko, part 3 of 7
This video is an extensive, well-done BBC documentary about the American painter, Mark Rothko, who is considered an abstract expressionist. Re-enactments of the artist's life as well as close-up still images of his work. This video starts with his subway series. (9:15)
20.181 Computation for Biological Engineers (MIT)
This course covers the analytical, graphical, and numerical methods supporting the analysis and design of integrated biological systems. Topics include modularity and abstraction in biological systems, mathematical encoding of detailed physical problems, numerical methods for solving the dynamics of continuous and discrete chemical systems, statistics and probability in dynamic systems, applied local and global optimization, simple feedback and control analysis, statistics and probability in pat
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
3rd annual Trivia Night - February 3, 2015
Join us for the 3rd annual Trivia Night on Feb 3, 7:00 pm, Harre Union Ballrooms. Don't miss this chance to match wits with the best minds Valpo has to offer. It's sure to be a fun night, and it's for a good cause. All proceeds benefit the Dr. Bill Marion First Generation Scholarship Fund. $100 for a table of 10 $10/individual contestant (individuals will be grouped together) Bring small bills for food and drink, or bring homemade snacks for your table. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
The Embryo Takes Shape
Genes direct the development of a growing embryo. But not all genes in a cell are active at any given time. Sometimes a cell's location in the developing embryo determines which genes get turned on and which genes stay inactive. This video segment from NOVA: "Life's Greatest Miracle" explores the developmental process of an embryo beginning just two weeks after fertilization. Closed captioning included. Run time 07:47.
How Cancer Cells Grow and Divide
This video segment from NOVA: "Battle in the War on Cancer: Breast Cancer" describes the role of oncogenes in uncontrolled cancerous growth and depicts the journey of cancer cells from where they originate, into the circulatory system, and then on to other parts of the body. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:37.
In this professionally-produced video, learn how to get your kids hooked on books by choosing Children's Choice Award winners. When kids get the message from school and parents that reading can be fun, and they are able to select books that suit their interests, they are more likely to become lifelong readers.
How to Create a Literate Environment
Create a literate environment by surrounding the family with
books, keeping books in every room, encouraging reading on road trips and acquiring reading accessories. Make a special reading room to create a special prestige around books. Learn ideas to create a literate environment from a writing instructor in this clip.
Gravity Overview - Free Science Video by Brightstorm
All objects with mass attract and are attracted by all other objects with mass because of a force called gravity. The strength of gravity is proportional to the mass of the object. We are pulled to the Earth by it's gravitational forces but we also pull the earth towards us. Because we are much less massive than than the Earth, our gravitational pull is not strong enough to have any affect on it. Gravity pulls us towards Earth such that we accelerate at 9.8 m/s^2. &n
Crowd Mics App for iOS
'Crowd Mics turns the audience’s mobile devices into wireless microphones for live events. Presenters no longer need to have someone run wireless microphones around the room or place microphones in the aisles. Crowd Mics puts hundreds of microphones in the room using the audience’s mobile devices. With additional features including text commenting and polling, Crowd Mics sets the standard for audience interaction.Key features:- Voice commenting: Crowd members speak into their mobile
1996 Clinton Re-Election Commercial
Using the phrase "protecting our values" as one of their slogans, the Clinton campaign was able to seize the political mainstream. Clinton’s support of the death penalty and intention to cut welfare were among the traditionally conservative positions heralded in his commercials. (1:00)
Late Show with David Letterman - Sen. Barack Obama
Senator Barack Obama tackles the "lipstick on a pig" controversy and other campaign issues in an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."
2.1 What is a group? Our tendency to form groups is a pervasive aspect of organisational life. As well as formal groups, committees and teams, there are informal groups, cliques and cabals. Formal groups are used to organise and distribute work, pool information, devise plans, coordinate activities, increase commitment, negotiate, resolve conflicts and conduct inquests. Group working allows the pooling of people's individual skills and knowledge, and helps compensate for individual deficiencies. It has been
Our tendency to form groups is a pervasive aspect of organisational life. As well as formal groups, committees and teams, there are informal groups, cliques and cabals.
Formal groups are used to organise and distribute work, pool information, devise plans, coordinate activities, increase commitment, negotiate, resolve conflicts and conduct inquests. Group working allows the pooling of people's individual skills and knowledge, and helps compensate for individual deficiencies. It has been
Dr. Carlos Corvalán - Keynote speaker
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Dr. Carlos Corvalán Senior Advisor in Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/WHO, Washington, DC, USA More info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
President Kennedy Assassinated
In this video clip, listen and watch a newsreel report from 1963 that gives the details of President John F. Kennedy's last days. (02:18)
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
This video gives you step by step instructions on how to use Microsoft Photo Story (free) to quickly create videos from your photographs. Run time 06:18.
The Qing Dynasty, Part 2
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi
Application of [Lambda] to the fourth perturbation theory in calculating the equation of state of ra
We have calculated the thermodynamic properties of monatomic fcc crystals from the high temperature limit of the Helmholtz free energy. This equation of state included the static and vibrational energy components. The latter contribution was calculated to order A4 of perturbation theory, for a range of crystal volumes, in which a nearest neighbour central force model was used. We have calculated the lattice constant, the coefficient of volume expansion, the specific heat at constant volume and a
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.