6.3 Devices for automatic control
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
What do we mean by ‘community’, ‘care’ and ‘welfare’? In this unit you will explore the meanings of these words in their historical and cultural settings. The unit does not discuss these terms exclusively in terms of social work practice so service users, carers or anyone interested in community care and the ways in which welfare services are provided would find this unit useful.
Cervantes' Don Quixote — Open Yale Courses
The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes' Exemplary Stories, Cervantes' Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliott's Imperial Spain. Cervantes' work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and
21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV special element audio. This course examines the history, techniques, and aesthetics of mechanical and computer-aided approaches to algorithmic music composition and generative music systems. Through creative hands-on projects, readings, listening assignments, and lectures, students will explore a variety of historical and contemporary approaches. Diverse tools and systems will be employed, including applications in Python, MIDI, Csound, SuperCollider, and Pure Da
Single Digit Division - by StudyJams
Division breaks the amount of something into smaller, equal pieces. Learn more about basic division with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included with this link.
Christian The Lion - The Entire Story
This video tells the story of Christian the Lion, a lion cub purchased by two men in London in 1969. The men raised the lion as a pet , released him in Africa, and later reunited with him. The video shows actual film footage along with words on the screen that tell the story. Teachers could use this video to enrich students' enjoyment of Christian the Lion books. ( 3:04)
An Anthropological introduction to YouTube
This video is a presentation by Dr. Michael Wesch at the Library of Congress, June 23rd 2008. It discusses YouTube and most of the Web 2.0 tools. This video is a lecture with english captions.(55:33)
The State of the Internet [infographic video]
Discusses how the Internet has grown and changed.
How To Play Ping-Pong
This video shows a ping-pong game and has a narrator explaining the rules and strategies of the game. ( 2:03)
Judson Laipply: History of Dance
As with all YouTube videos block out comments. This is a fun video of one man's take-off on dance moves over recent times. A good video to encourage students to try their own versions. Kids are going to love this, teachers, too. Run time 06:01
Dance In America: Wolf Trap's Face of America Project
The 90-minute program showcases aerial dancers off the cliffs of Yosemite National Park, synchronized swimmers underwater at Coral Reef National Monument, and follows some of the country's most exciting young dancers to Mammoth Cave, Wright Brothers National Memorial, the remains of a sugar cane plantation at Virgin Islands National Park, and the sacred terrain of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The video is part of a series called Great Performances by PBS.(01:24.31)
Jesse Harris Songwriting Tips Interview
See this songwriters approach to creating new music. Recommends that new songwriters write a lot of songs, and to become knowledgeable in music. He suggests that you write music first then search for the words. (4:54)
Guillemot Birds Take Their First Swim!
This movie shows how Guillemot chicks plunge from their 300 foot high cliffside nests to the cold ocean below for their first ever swim lesson! Run time 01:57.
Bicep Cable Curl
Watch how to correctly do a bicep cable curl. Need a Universal to perform what is demonstrated in this video. run time 0:31
"Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé
Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" is a four minute video that could be used to get students exercising to the beat of her music or to have the students study the dance moves and copy them. Either way, it is bound to get their attention.
The Intriguing Sound of Marine Mammals
Peter Tyack of Woods Hole talks about a hidden wonder of the sea: underwater sound. Onstage at Mission Blue, he explains the amazing ways whales use sound and song to communicate across hundreds of miles of ocean. Run time 18:28.
Counting Sea Creatures by Peter Weatherall
Practice rote counting to 10 and count objects along with sea creatures. Slide show begins with a song about counting to 10. (:55)
The Bellhop Counts to 10
Ten tiny terriers must be walked by the bellhop in this classic Sesame Street cartoon series. He has a hard time with the 10 terrible terriers.
Learn How to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions, and Proofreading
An Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading - Learn how to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading. Obviously, this video is too short to cover everything in depth, however, it will give the viewer some basics. (01:38)