Science Fair Project (Hot Ice)
This is a brief video of a school science fair project that won first place. Sodium Acetate was used in the project to create "hot ice", a liquid substance that instantly turns solid when touched. The video is set to music with brief descriptions written on the screen. No narration or explanation provided. Explanation: The reaction is exothermic and is often found in hand warmers. Run time 03:14.
Applying the Rules of Exponents
Professor Edward Burger explains applying the rules of exponents in this video from Thinkwell's online Algebra series. The video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 10:11.
21F.301 French I (MIT)
21F.301/351 offers an introduction to the French language and culture with an emphasis on the acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. The course is conducted entirely in French, and students interact in French with their classmates from the very beginning. They also receive exposure to the language via a variety of authentic sources such as the Internet, audio, video and printed materials which help them develop cultural awareness as well as linguistic pr
Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: E - 1314-1337
Also known as the 'White Book of Memoranda', Book E calendars the letters of the City, arranged in approximate chronological order. Includes editorial introduction and indices.
Maths in Nature and Art
A short introduction to the content of this album.
The Evolution of Human Egalitarianism
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (9 November 2012) is by Dr Frank Marlowe (University of Cambridge, Department of Biological Anthropology) and is on the theme of evolutionary anthropology.
AstroApp: Space Shuttle Crew App for iOS
'NASA’s Space Shuttle program ends after 30 years. Celebrate this accomplishment with us. Get to know all the space travelers who flew on this unique vehicle. You can sort by name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Shuttle astronaut yourself. 'This is a free app
Collaborating in a Virtual Architectural Environment: The Las Americas Virtual Design Studio (LAVDS)
The paper describes exploratory work in the design, construction, and habitation of a virtual structure (VS) nested within an Internet-based multi-user environment and serving a geographically distributed collective of architecture students and faculty. In addition to a discourse on the design and implementation parameters that were used, the paper seeks to provide findings that make reference to the quality of teaching/learning experience of users and the effectiveness of the interaction among
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
How to Become a Sous Chef
In this video an experienced chef explains the job of a sous chef. He explains that sous chefs are the direct contact for the rest of the cooks and workers in the kitchen, and they work directly under the executive chef.
20.011J Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems (BE.011J) (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to the physical chemistry of biological systems. Topics include: connection of macroscopic thermodynamic properties to microscopic molecular properties using statistical mechanics, chemical potentials, equilibrium states, binding cooperativity, behavior of macromolecules in solution and at interfaces, and solvation. Example problems include protein structure, genomic analysis, single molecule biomechanics, and biomaterials.
Skeletons and Muscles of Animals: ( An Interactive Game)
Students match physical features to animals in this interactive game. ( This link is for an interacitve game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Pharm 476 - Principles of Research and Problem Solving Institutul naţional pentru studierea Holocaustului din România A Holokauszt Magyarországon Teresa de Castro's website Los peligros del cosmos (The History Channel) - parte 1 How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds What Items Can I Put in a Compost Pile? Setting up a compost pile-Part 1
The website 'Elie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania (INSHR) reflects the activities of this research institute founded in 2005 in Bucharest, Romania. The website is in Romanian with a good but incomplete English version. The site presents the aims of the institute of collecting information about the Holocaust but also of disseminating the research results by creating learning materials for teaching. The section on publications introduce the monographs and testimoni
The website "A Holokauszt Magyarországon" (The Holocaust in Hungary) is an online digital collection of teaching and learning resources about the fate of Hungarian Jews during WWII. The page is a project of the Budapesti Holokauszt Múzeum és Oktatási Központ (The Budapest Holocaust Museum and Teaching Centre). The site is only available in Hungarian but it is an indispensable resource for understanding the Holocaust, the main events and characters in Hungary. There are two main sections: on
The website of the Spanish historian Dr. Teresa de Castro offers electronic versions of some of her scholarly work on the history of food. Users may choose between navigating the site in English or Spanish, while her work may be in Spanish, English, or Italian. De Castro has published books and articles on the history of food in Spain (including Al-Andalus and Sefarad) and Australia. She has made available electronic versions of some of her books online: "Food mentality in Spain at the Renaissan
Viajar por el espacio es una tarea extremadamente peligrosa. Visto desde la tierra, parece que el universo está en absoluta quietud. Todo lo contrario, es extremadamente violento y está en movimiento a velocidades inimaginables. (23:00)
This clip gives useful information and tips on growing a lemon tree from a seed.First thing to do is to cut open a lemon and find the seeds. The lemon tree should grow with well-drained soil that is kept moist.
A farmer explains that almost any plant or animal can be put into a compost pile, with some examples including flowers, corn husks and grass. Corn cobs or bones or wood can be used in compost piles but they take a long time to decompose.
This is part 1 of setting up a backyard compost pile. The narrator explains how to use leaves to make compost. Supplies needed are rabbit food, measuring tape, wire snips, gloves, pitch fork, leaves, and wire fencing. The clip shows a step by step demonstration on how to set up the compost pile in a backyard, which is called a form of, "Black Gold," (8:37)
Institutul naţional pentru studierea Holocaustului din România
A Holokauszt Magyarországon
Teresa de Castro's website
Los peligros del cosmos (The History Channel) - parte 1
How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds
What Items Can I Put in a Compost Pile?
Setting up a compost pile-Part 1