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."
21L.458 The Bible (MIT)
This course is an introduction to major books from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Particular attention has been given to literary techniques, issues resulting from translation from the original Hebrew and Greek, and the different historical periods that produced and are reflected in the Bible. Investigation of the Bible as influence in later narrative, philosophic, and artistic traditions.
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/
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.
Pig Tissue Transplants
One in 20 people will need some kind of tissue transplant during their life. Doctors are getting help from pigs to heal everything from hernias to wounds. Run time 01:37.
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.
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz2
Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
Writing Challenge App for iOS
'With Writing Challenge you will enjoy a game with creative prompts to spark your inspiration and master free writing. Forget about the fear to blank page. Your writing won't stop. HOW DOES IT WORK? It's easy. You just have to press "start" and the app gives you the first prompt to start writing your story. Choose the one that you most like and fire up your writing. Then, every minute (or the time you choose in the app settings) the app will give you a new prompt for you to add new ide
Childhood HIV Childhood HIV enables nurses and doctors to care for children with HIV infection. It covers an introduction to HIV in children, the clinical and immunological diagnosis of HIV infection, management of children with and without antiretroviral t
Childhood HIV enables nurses and doctors to care for children with HIV infection. It covers an introduction to HIV in children, the clinical and immunological diagnosis of HIV infection, management of children with and without antiretroviral t
The First 48 Investigation Game
This is a game based on a TV show "The First 48״. The true life show follows detectives from the first call to a murder scene through the first 48 hours. This game allows the user to examine finger prints, process a crime scene, and interview suspects and family among other things.
TALAT Lecture 3202: The Liquid Metal
This lecture provides an introduction to factors affecting the quality of molten aluminium. Basic knowledge of foundry practice is assumed. The student should be able to appreciate the differences between good and bad melting practices in a foundry.
Snow White, Part 2 of 3
Second part of the Disney-like animated cartoon fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, from Grimm Brothers' collection. The Dwarves find her in their home and she tells them why she is there; her stepmother tried to have her killed. The good news is, a prince is looking for her! She takes a bite from the poisoned apple. Good quality picture with voices, music, sound effects can be enjoyed by all ages. (10:00)
Didactic Design: light and optics for preschool level
Since 2003, we have been developing a pedagogic proposal and didactic material for teaching Light and Optics to kindergarden children that enhances the construction of the first scientific thinking schemes. The design (industrial and graphic) applied to this project has generated an educational product composed of 44 objects. These materials allow teaching concepts such as: combination of colors, light indispensable to see, formation of shadows and images are not objects. These have been develop
LASIK or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person's dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK surgery is most commonly performed as a cure for myopia (nearsightedness), but can also be used to cure hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism (corneal irregularities). 3-D animation shows how the procedure works. Grades 7-12. 1:18 min.
Henry Cole (Victor Vito)
Henry Cole was once a beloved teacher (Science grades 1-5) , so much so that decades after he left teaching to pursue an illustrating career, Reading Rockets fondly recalled Henry Cole's influence on him. Talking head talks about the joy of exploring nature and identifying things, respect and love for nature. Then dicusses and shows example of sketching, which leads to final art. (4:49)
Solving Equations with the Distributive Property, Part 1 - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve equations with the distributive property. Mr. Khan uses the software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (06:04) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
How To Paint A Blue Sky With Clouds With Watercolors
Instructor starts with only three colors to to demonstrate how to use watercolor to paint a summer sky. Video shows how to mix those colors for more colors. The camera stays fixed on the paper while the instructor speaks. From www.watercolour-blog.co.uk. (4:51)
: Applying Darker Colors with Watercolor Paint
You can lay in more color over top of a light color if the paint is wet to the touch. Lay the color wet into wet-wjoch means put wet water color onto wet water color.