21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)
This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth
LISE08 talk on Second Life in the Chemistry Classroom
I talked about Second Life in the chemistry classroom at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 29, 2008. This was part of the 8th Annual Leadership Initiative in Science Education (LISE 8). Most examples involve work done in collaboration with Andrew Lang. At the end I invite the group to an in-world meeting on May 6, 2008 at 13:30 EDT on ACS
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.
Transferring Video Using Windows Movie Maker
This video provides a demonstration of how to transfer video from a Mini-DV camcorder to a computer using Windows Movie Maker. (5:08)
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.
Preschool Teaching Supplies
Preschool Teaching Supplies. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Supplies for preschool teachers should include colorful puppets, building materials, easels and a variety of art supplies to help students learn and stay entertained at the same time.
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter Two Sims 2
A Sims 2 animation Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events . This video clip is based on The Bad Beginning-Chapter Two
CRYSALLIZING DESIGN INTENTIONS, USING CNC, LASER AND RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNOLOGIES
The advances made in the Rapid Prototyping and CAD/CAM (including CNC and Laser) Technologies are now offering designers the privilege of building physical realities, at whatever scale, directly and automatically from computer files, with the explicit implications of speed, precision and flexibility.
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.
The Influenza Virus
3-D animation shows how the influenza virus invades the body, takes over cells, and spreads the infection. The infected cells burst and more cells become infected. Explains how the specific cells of the immune system work to attack the flu virus. 2:07 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)
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
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.
Meet the Elements Song
This music video from They Might Be Giants cartoon animation and catchy lyrics to teach about the elements. Several elements are listed along with brief facts and information about each. Compounds are also addressed within the song. Some of the elements include: Fe, O, C, Si, Ne, Cu, Ni, Zn, Au, Ag, Hg, He, and H. Lyrics include: Iron is a metal. We see it every day. Oxygen eventually will make it rust away. Carbon in its ordinary form is coal. C
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Cold War: Allies Against The Axis - part 3/5
1917 - 1945 Though ideological enemies, the Soviet Union and the U.S. are allies against Hitler during World War II. At the end of the war, Europe is divided, and the one-time allies now confront each other. The U.S. has the atomic bomb.
How To Make Graham Cracker Crust For Egg Nog Cheese Cake
In this part a baker demonstrates on how to make graham cracker crust for egg nog cheese cake. She shows how to ground up graham crackers in a food processor until fine.