The Great Gatsby
A unique retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. This version of The Great Gatsby was originally used for a grade 12 english project. Stick figure art work is used as the illustrations to go along with a summary of the novel.
Infinite Limits: Vertical Asymptotes
This video explains when a limit decreases or increases without bound near certain values for the independent variables, they are called infinite limits. In general, a fractional function will have an infinite limit if the limit of the denominator is zero and the limit of the numerator is not zero. The infinite limit can be either positive or negative and is determined by the sign of the quotient of the numerator and the denominator. (3:23)
Reproducibility: Gold or Fool's Gold in Digital Social Research?
Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. This is a Keynote talk from the Oxford Internet Institute's Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", held in Oxford on 12 March 2012. Data sharing has become a core tenet of science policy in the UK, the US, and elsewhere. Among the rationales for sharing data is improving the ability to reproduce or to replicate research. Repr
(2/9) The Warsaw Uprising Part 2 of 9 about the uprising in the ghetto of Warsaw against the German occupation.
Part 2 of 9 about the uprising in the ghetto of Warsaw against the German occupation.
(7/9) The Warsaw Uprising
Part 7 of 9 concerning the Polisdh uprising in the ghetto of Warsaw against German occupation.
William Nelligan '14 Convocation Speech Clip
The student voice has largely been missing from the national discussion on the value of college. Dickinson senior and Student Senate President William Nelligan '14 shares his insights: "College is not merely about a career." Check out the Op-Ed in the Huffington Post: huff.to/1fwJegK
Human Memory, Aging and the Brain or Where Did I Put Those Keys?
Passion and Purpose: Transforming Retirement Presented by the UC Berkeley Retirement Center Supported by UCB Human Resources and the UCB Resource Center on Aging Plenary Session - Human Memory, Aging and the Brain or Where Did I Put Those Keys? Professor Arthur Shimamura Forgetfulness is one of the most frequent complaints among older individuals. In recent years, from studies of Alzheimer's Disease and from new brain imaging techniques, we have learned more about human memory and how
Linear Inequalities - A Visual Proof
An instructor shows why we flip the sign when multiplying or dividing by a negative when solving inequalities. He uses a flip chart and shows several examples including both inequalities and word problems.
Change Text Color in HTML Code
Change the color for text in HTML Code and view the change in a web browser.
First European cell therapy wins INSEAD award
How the first stem cell therapy to win EU approval got to where it is.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
This video is accompanied by text. "Many Americans believed that a transcontinental railroad would unify the United States by linking eastern and western points of the rapidly expanding nation. Not everyone, however, agreed where the railroad should be built. U.S. minister to Mexico James Gadsden, a Southerner, wanted the route to go through Texas and the New Mexico Territory to the Pacific Ocean. Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, meanwhile, supported a plan to wind the railroad through Chica
Dred Scott Decision - "Slaves are not Citizens"
This video is accompanied by text. "The controversy surrounding the Kansas-Nebraska Act affected the 1856 Democratic presidential nomination. Party members vetoed the selection of two prominent figures involved with the act—Stephen Douglas and Franklin Pierce. Rather, delegates elected James Buchanan, a Pennsylvania lawyer not connected with the Kansas-Nebraska affair. Therefore, Democratic leaders believed he was safe from Republican scrutiny.
Buchanan sailed to an easy victory over Rep
The Mabo Case: Its Significance for Australia and the World
A judicial revolution occurred in 1992 when the High Court discarded the doctrine of terra nullius in the Mabo case. The ruling had repercussions for Indigenous peoples within Australia and around the world, especially in Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. In this lecture presented by the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR), ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Peter Russell considers the background and consequences of the Mabo case, contextualising
11.007 Resolving Public Disputes (MIT)
This course is an introduction to real-world dynamics of public policy controversies. Topics to be considered include national, state, and local policy disputes, such as smoking, hazardous waste, abortion, gun control, and education. Using a case study approach, students study whether and how those disputes get resolved. Students conduct debates and simulations in addition to writing a series of short essays.
Steam Engine Drives a Revolution
This 2:50 video is about the importance of the steam engine that revolutionized the world of transportation. It goes into some detail about how the engine works and how it was the first technology to enable humans to travel long distances.
Common French Phrases Relating to the Calendar
Learn common French phrases for the days of the week. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each word is pronounced in English and French while the French word appears on the screen.
Inventions in Glass
Toledo inventor Michael J.Owens (1859-1923) invented a much more
efficient glass bottling machine which helped end child labor and
revolutionized glass making.
Chlldren At Work, 1908-1912
The photographs of Lewis Hine document children in the workplace This is not a video, but a series of eight photos that shows children in the workplace. This is an excellent way to introduce child labor laws, the Progressive Era, and even as the start of a study about child labor around the world today. The pictures are powerful, but there is one of children playing poker.
Women's Sufferage Movement - School House Rock
Animated music video about early sufferagists, the 19th amendment, and the women's right to vote. (3:00)
Women's Suffrage: How They Did It
This two minute video deals with women's suffrage during the Progressive Era. Progressives rallied supporters for a Constitutional Amendment. It goes into the approaches used and the impact of their actions. Good depth.