Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]
Elephants clear Thai flood debris
Nov. 10 - Hundreds of residents, and some elephants, start the clean-up of Ayutthaya in central Thailand, while Bangkok braces itself for flooding in the central business district. Nick Rowlands reports.
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
Processing Speed Disorder
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Political Science Department. The department provides undergraduates and graduate students an education in four broad areas of political science: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
Reading Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) - Khan Academy
Using a word problem, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) in this three-minute video.
Teach In - 11/13/2011 - #6 Wrap Up
Teach In Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy Sunday November 13, 2011 Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment shows the interviewer probing the student's ideas about what happens to matter when it dissolves. The probe is trying to elicit whether the student thinks the solute is gone or that it is there but can't be seen. The interview shows the student has the correct idea that the salt is there and provides an explanation to prove it even though it cannot be seen (tastes salty).
ADHD : Actua les 3 Via …
How to Reduce the File Size of a pdf Using ColorSync Utility
Reduce the file size of pdf files using the Apple ColorSync Utility in Mac OS X. You no longer need to use any online file reduction or Adobe products. (02:11)
Brazil: Arts and Culture in Brazil
Salvador, the capital of the state Bahia, was the first capital of Brazil.
Slavery was common in Brazil until it was abolished in 1888. Today, Salvador has the largest population of African-Americans in any city out of Africa. Ancient African rhythms transformed to the present day samba. A good look at the people and culture of this community.
China's wine industry ripens as local thirst grows
Nov. 17 - China's wine producers try to up their game, as Chinese consumers further develop their taste for finer French wines. Cathy Yang reports.
Authors@Google: W. Scott Poole
Author W. Scott Poole visits Google Cambridge to speak about his new book, Monsters in America. From the book's description: "Salem witches, frontier wilderness beasts, freak show oddities, alien invasions, Freddie Krueger. From our colonial past to the present, the monster in all its various forms has been a staple of American culture. A masterful survey of our grim and often disturbing past, Monsters in America uniquely brings together history and culture studies to expose the dark obsessions
Asia Regional Night: Thailand
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Nov. 12, 2011, during Homecoming festivities. http://www.thunderbird.edu
High Performance Computing with Wenming Ye If there were a special geek merit badge for those whose desktop PC has the word "CRAY" across the front, Wenming Ye would have plenty of them. Wenming works just down the hallway from us on Channel 9 exploring the possibilities of HPC (High Performance Computing). I wanted Niners to meet Wenming and see some of the interesting projects he's working on and find out how the cloud has changed supercomputing.
If there were a special geek merit badge for those whose desktop PC has the word "CRAY" across the front, Wenming Ye would have plenty of them. Wenming works just down the hallway from us on Channel 9 exploring the possibilities of HPC (High Performance Computing). I wanted Niners to meet Wenming and see some of the interesting projects he's working on and find out how the cloud has changed supercomputing.
Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Flux Emerging Through a Model Solar Atmosphere: Density
This animation is one of a series depicting the results of a two-dimensional ideal magneto-hydrodynamic simulation of magnetic flux emerging through a solar atmosphere. The simulation has a resolution of 300x500 cells and a length scale of 16 Mm x 6.8 Mm. The simulation depicts 1730 seconds in the evolution of the model.
PeerIndex wins Grand Prix at The Europas
Nov 18 - London-based PeerIndex takes the top prize at The Europas, a competition recognizing the best and brightest startups on the European technology scene. Matt Cowan reports.
The Great Depression and the 1990s
This lesson asks students to research a modern government program having roots in the New Deal. Following their research, students participate in a congressional forum where they debate which programs should be continued. Recommended for grade 11, can be adapted for other grades.
Gaddafi son betrayed by desert guide
Nov. 22 - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was betrayed to his captors by a nomad who says he was hired to help the former Libyan leader's son escape. Katharine Jackson reports.