17.42 Causes and Prevention of War (MIT)
The causes and prevention of interstate war are the central topics of this course. The course goal is to discover and assess the means to prevent or control war. Hence we focus on manipulable or controllable war-causes. The topics covered include the dilemmas, misperceptions, crimes and blunders that caused wars of the past; the origins of these and other war-causes; the possible causes of wars of the future; and possible means to prevent such wars, including short-term policy steps and more uto
#askAstro: @astro_reid Receives Hundreds of Calls on Ham Radio
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 41 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA discussed life in space during an in-flight question and answer session Oct. 10. Wiseman answered questions fans submitted on YouTube using #askAstro. Questions ranged from aliens in space to the investigations happening onboard to benefit Earth. See the entire playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTXQuaxXBKKxIQ0TYqtAeFtN_IuzX_BLf
Michigan State University 2011 President's Report: India, Priyanka Pandey
MSU student Priyanka Pandey led an effort to install water pumps in the village of Bedani, India, empowering its residents with water independence. To learn more visit http://report.president.msu.edu
Opossum facts: A TWRC video
This video shows that the opossum is a very misunderstood animal. It gives very interesting facts about the mammal. The video has a song playing in the background as the facts are shown slide show fashion in between photographs of the animals. Run time 02:46
March on Washington
While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the White House to protest Kennedy's inacti
Weather on Jupiter, Part 5 of 7
This video compares Jupiter's lightning to lightning on Earth and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Wave of violence in Syria's Idlib
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Videos posted on a social media website purport to show Syrian government airstrikes in rural Idlib, where a car bomb attack left dozens dead a day before. Jillian Kitchener reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across to
Samuel the Boy Prophet
In keeping with her vow, Hannah dedicates her child to God. From his days as a young boy serving Eli, the high priest, to guiding the ancient Israelites, Samuel the prophet stands as an inspiring example of how we, too, can delight in our relationship with God. This story brings to life several episodes from the life of Samuel and invites all to discover the joy of faithful service to God. This is a wonderful teaching resource for a Christian classroom, a church activity, and/or for home to shar
How the Venus Flytrap Catches Its Prey
The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that can catch and digest animals such as insects and spiders. In this BBC video, David Attenborough looks at how the Venus Flytrap catches its prey. (3:29)
Phases of the Moon 3D Animation
This brief video is a full photo realistic animation of the complete cycle of the moon. There is no narration or music but could easily be used while discussing a waxing and waning moon. (01:33)
WebQuest: Plate Tectonics - Earth on the Move!
'Students will examine plate tectonics, the different movements between boundaries, and the features they create.'
Latin Lesson 11 - Grammar Slam 2 This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
Are Obama & Romney Different on Economic Policy?
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StarGazer 6 - Timelapse Starry Skies
Here's the next installment of amazing night sky scenes, filmed in and around Santa Clarita, California during the latter half of 2011. Students will love the real life footage of these amazing scenes. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between space and the classroom. (5:18)
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
George Orwell's 1984 - Part 4
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell . It is a novel written in 1948 depicting the future as the author imagined it could be if the Soviet social trend went too far. Footage of the movie is shown as the novel is discussed.
24.04J Justice (MIT)
This course explores the ideal of social justice. What makes a society just? We will approach this question by studying three opposing theories of justice—utilitarianism, libertarianism, and egalitarian liberalism—each foundational to contemporary political thought and discourse.
9.66J Computational Cognitive Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to computational theories of human cognition. Drawing on formal models from classic and contemporary artificial intelligence, students will explore fundamental issues in human knowledge representation, inductive learning and reasoning. What are the forms that our knowledge of the world takes? What are the inductive principles that allow us to acquire new knowledge from the interaction of prior knowledge with observed data? What kinds of data must be available to hu
Wind Vectors for Hurricane Erin (WMS)
This visualization shows wind vectors for Hurricane Erin on September 10, 2001. Wind direction and speed are represented by the direction and speed of moving arrows, respectively. This animation represents a single measurement taken by the SeaWinds instrument on the QuikSCAT satellite, taken at 14:27:00 UTC on September 10, 2001. The WMS version of this animation which is available through the SVS Image Server (http://aes.gsfc.nasa.gov) presents this animation with a different timestamp for each