Solving Problems and Solving Puzzles: The Need for Improvement Science
2011-2012 Provost's Lecture Series, Johns Hopkins University. PETER PRONOVOST, MD, PhD speaks on Solving Problems as well as Puzzles. The Importance of Health Delivery Research. October 13, 2011 Dr. Pronovost is a professor in the schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing at Johns Hopkins, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality, and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Australian History Part 2 of 7
This 14:70 video tells the personal stories of some of the early settlers in this country. Uses narration and reenactors. Shows some of the conflicts and the continuing dealing with England.
Draw a Monarch Butterfly
This OLogy activity helps kids to learn about scientific illustrations by walking them through the steps for drawing a monarch butterfly. The activity begins by introducing kids to the importance of scientific illustration and why scientists prefer drawings to photographs. A photograph of a monarch and a printable monarch butterfly outline are included. In addition, students need color photographs, other research materials, paper, an eraser, and a variety of pencils. The process of creating the
Inventions of War - Plastics (2:38)
From toothbrushes to razors, plastics are found in countless household
items; however, this moldable material has played a critical role in
America's war efforts during World War Two. Nylon and other inventions are explored. It is a good video to show students to keep all their notes as they may come in handy later as well as to examine the many roles plastic technology played in the war.
Inventions of War - Orange Juice (5:03)
This video shows how scientists worked on the invention of frozen orange juices that was concentrated. A great video of the scientist who co-invented this breakthrough. Its impact it hinted at in United States households as well.
Inventions of War - Penicillin
This three minute video explains how penicillin was invented, spread, and made a difference to hundreds who were saved from infections. A general overview.
Inventions of War - Satellite (2:10)
This video explains how during the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union werein a military race on all aspects. However, it was the Russians who launched the first satellite, Sputnik. The importance of satellite is explained and the invention of the Internet is hinted at.
Inventions of War - Rockets (2:37)
Before they were part of the space race, rockets were a deadly military weapon. This video shows how the military used this technology to attack other nations and how Hitler played on Germany's fears to go to war. The video does not go into detail about how rockets work.
Patient Letters: Family of Cancer Patient Gives Thanks for "Loving Care"
This letter from the Bell family expresses the gratitude they felt towards the caregivers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center who treated their father, Robert Bell. Though they were heartbroken at his passing, the memories of the loving care he received helped them through their difficult time. Related Links: Hematologic Malignancies Program http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/index.htm Our Physicians http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/phys_staff.
Mexican mariachis assemble en masse
Nov. 23 - Hundreds of mariachi musicians gather in a Mexico City square to celebrate their patron saint Cecilia. Elly Park reports.
Theodore Roosevelt The Right of the People to Rule Speech
In this video, students will listen to President, Theodore Roosevelt give his famous "The Right of the People to Rule" speech. This resource will help to build background knowledge and build real world connections. (4:00)
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
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Using the Second Derivative Test - Problem 1
This video is a continuation and explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. In this example, the maximum volume of an open-top box is determined when given the amount of material available to use for constructing the box. (7:00)
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia: Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan
Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan gives this lecture entitled 'Public Lecture Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia' at The Australian National University on 1 November 2011. The BERSIH 2.0 rally of the 9th of July 2011 will forever be etched in the memory of Malaysians as a historic day. This was the day when around 50,000 Malaysians from all ethnic groups defied attempts by the government to prevent a demonstration. In this video, the speaker discusses the eight demands of BERSIH
Carnegie Sports Weekly: S2 - Ep 03: Badminton
This wee match of the week which was Badminton were outstanding across the board, the Mens first team who were playing an undefeated Birmingham side, rose to the challenge with fantastic style as they destroyed the opposition in an 8-0 match!!