The Back Channel
From 1969 to 1973, Paul Nitze served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT). In this video segment, Nitze describes the useful role that 'back channel' negotiations can play and discusses the particular problems with national security adviser Henry Kissinger's negotiations in the final days of SALT I. The second part of the segment addresses Watergate's impact on Nitze's participation in SALT II.Nitze's interview conducted for War and Peace in the Nucle
Gene expression studies of cancer - Prof. Chad Creighton (Part 1)
Lecture on gene expression studies of cancer and gene transcription signatures. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.
Ohio and Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor
is a travel itinerary of 50 houses, farms, churches, historic districts, and other sites. Learn about the first organized American settlement in the Northwest Territory (1772) and the history and impact of canals and railroads. Read essays on transportation, ethnicity, industry, and preservation.
Shi'ite Muslims flock to Kerbala
Jan 13 - Shi'ite Muslims flock to the holy Iraqi city of Kerbala to commemorate the death of the Prophet Hussein. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Señales y Sistemas
Con esta asignatura se pretende que el alumno adquiera unos conocimientos básicos que le permitan analizar y controlar sistemas dinámicos continuos. Estos conocimientos se amplían posteriormente en otras asignaturas de control y automatización industrial, y son de aplicación en múltiples áreas tales como electrónica, mecánica, electricidad, etc. Para el estudio de los sistemas se emplea la teoría clásica de control de sistemas lineales, utilizando una representación externa, es decir
Building Tetrahedral Kites
Working in teams of four, students build tetrahedral kites following specific instructions and using specific materials. They use the basic processes of manufacturing systems – cutting, shaping, forming, conditioning, assembling, joining, finishing, and quality control – to manufacture complete tetrahedral kites within a given time frame. Project evaluation takes into account team efficiency and the quality of the finished product.
An Introduction to Black- Footed Ferrets
Watchh this video to take a virtual field trip to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs to learn about the recovery program for the black-footed ferret. The black-footed ferret is the only ferret native to the Americas and is important as an ambassador for the prarie eco-system. ( 3:16)
Intro to Chemistry: 4.6 Complete Ion and Net Ionic Equations (1/3)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 4.6 Complete Ion and Net Ionic Equations. ( 8:02)
How To Play Hangman
This short video provides insights into various methods of playing hangman. A good introduction.
Formas Poéticas Clásicas (En Español)
El profesor Pablo Yáñez explica las diferencias entre las formas poéticas como la oda, la elegía y el soneto. El profesor ofrece muchos ejemplos para el estudiante. El video dura aproximadamente 5 minutos. (5:07)
New Cougar Exhibit at the Houston Zoo!
History of Hip Hop
Gives a 5 minute introduction to how hip hop evolved and discusses the key players in its development. The video features interviews. Video has clarity issues, but is easy for older students to follow.
Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage
In this Holiday Foods video clip, we learn about what people traditionally eat during St. Patrick's Day. The traditional meal that is eaten on St. Patrick's Day is corned beef and cabbage. In this clip, Famous Fat Dave talks about the history of St. Patrick's Day. (3:31)
Upper Beginner #4 - Leave a Japanese Message and We’ll Get Back to You
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You can’t stand leaving voicemail messages! For some reason, talking to a machine in Japanese makes you nervous. So you usually avoid calling people and text them in Japanese instead. And if you call and get a machine, you hang up and try again later. If all else fails, you resort [...]
This three minute is of a class singing a song about the importance of trying hard in school and life. The sound quality is weak and the camera work has abrupt movements. It could be used as an example of what a teacher could do in the classroom with his/her class to motivate them.
Otis Visiting Artist: Mathilde Rosier
Born in Paris in 1973, Mathilde Rosier is an artist who lives and works in Berlin and Bourgogne, France. Her one-person exhibitions include "Find Circumstances in the Antechamber" at the Musée Jeu de Paume, in Paris; "Supports et Sentiments" at Galleria Raffaella Cortese,... Milan; "Play for a Stage of the Natural Theatre of Cruelty" at Serpentine Gallery, London; and "Spectacle du Décor" at the Institut Français in Berlin. Rosier has shown her work in group exhibitions at Camden Arts Centre,
Robotics Update Feb 19th