2.996 Biomedical Devices Design Laboratory (MIT)
This course provides intensive coverage of the theory and practice of electromechanical instrument design with application to biomedical devices. Students will work with MGH doctors to develop new medical products from concept to prototype development and testing. Lectures will present techniques for designing electronic circuits as part of complete sensor systems. Topics covered include: basic electronics circuits, principles of accuracy, op amp circuits, analog signal conditioning, power suppl
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Material Cycles in Ecosystems
Our final session looks at life at one of the highest levels of organization: the ecosystem. Shifting from Session 7’s focus on energy, Session 8 explores matter and its
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Baa Baa Black Sheep Song
Baa Baa Black Sheep nursery rhyme sung with words on screen. Animated cartoon. Colorful and short. (1:12)
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24.941J The Lexicon and Its Features (MIT)
This course provides an overview of the distinctive features which distinguish sound categories of languages of the world. Theories which relate these categories to their acoustic and articulatory correlates, both universally and in particular languages, are covered. Models of word recognition by listeners, features, and phonological structure are also discussed. In addition, the course offers a variety of perspectives on these issues, drawn from Electrical Engineering, Linguistics and Cognitive
Author(s): Gow, David,Steriade, Donca,Flemming, Edward,Steven

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6.080 Great Ideas in Theoretical Computer Science (MIT)
This course provides a challenging introduction to some of the central ideas of theoretical computer science. It attempts to present a vision of "computer science beyond computers": that is, CS as a set of mathematical tools for understanding complex systems such as universes and minds. Beginning in antiquity—with Euclid's algorithm and other ancient examples of computational thinking—the course will progress rapidly through propositional logic, Turing machines and computability, fin
Author(s): Aaronson, Scott

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11.482J Regional Socioeconomic Impact Analyses and Modeling (MIT)
The seminar is designed to provide advanced graduate students with a thorough understanding of selected regional economic theories and techniques and with experience in using alternative socioeconomic impact assessment models and related regional techniques on microcomputers. Discussions will be held on particular theoretical modeling and economic issues; linkages among theories, accounts, and policies; relationships between national and regional economic structures; and methods of adjusting and
Author(s): Polenske, Karen R.

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Intro to Algebra,Part 4
An instructor gives students experience on the key concepts behind evaluating algebraic expressions.  He uses a whiteboard to plug numbers into variables combined with arithmetic operations (addition, multiplication, etc). Also mentions order of operations and introduces terminology (coefficient, variable, constant).

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9.35 Sensation And Perception (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to important philosophical questions about the mind, specifically those that are intimately connected with contemporary psychology and neuroscience. Are our concepts innate, or are they acquired by experience? (And what does it even mean to call a concept 'innate'?) Are 'mental images' pictures in the head? Is color in the mind or in the world? Is the mind nothing more than the brain? Can there be a science of consciousness? The course will include guest lect
Author(s): Balas, Benjamin

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Workshop 3: Conceptual Thinking
In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in m
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Homophones
Video explains the difference between homophones and homographs. Homophones are words that are pronounced the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Words discussed are forth and fourth, not and knot, and other words are shown on the screen. The video features an instructor with words displayed. Suitable for elementary and ESL students.
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17.951 Nuclear Weapons in International Politics: Past, Present and Future (MIT)
This course will expose students to tools and methods of analysis for use in assessing the challenges and dangers associated with nuclear weapons in international politics. The first two weeks of the course will look at the technology and design of nuclear weapons and their means of production. The next five weeks will look at the role they played in the Cold War, the organizations that managed them, the technologies that were developed to deliver them, and the methods used to analyze nuclear fo
Author(s): Cote, Owen,Walsh, James

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There was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea
In this video clip the narrator reads Jennifer Ward's, "There was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea". (4:16)
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Introduction to Conventional Current and Direct Current with an Example Problem
An introduction to Conventional Current and Direct current.  Includes conventional current direction and dimensions. We even talk about the Bohr model of the atom. And, of course, an example problem where we figure out current and the number of electrons that pass through the wire.  (10:14)

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From aliens at Roswell to multiple gunmen on the grassy knoll, American culture is rife with conspiracy theories and theorists. Robert Goldberg, a respected?historian?of social movements and 20th century America, discusses where these theories come from,
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s New Strategic Concept
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a politico-military alliance of countries from Europe and North America. It provides a unique link between these two continents for consultation and cooperation in the field of defence and security, and the conduct of multilateral crisis management operations. In his only public lecture in Australia, NATO's senior military commander, Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, will speak on NATO's new Strategic Concept, its relationships with allies, and operatio
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Pain from the Past: A conversation with a psychiatrist and a scientist about post traumatic stress
Watch video of Dr. Paul W. Ragan, associate professor of psychiatry, and Carrie Jones, assistant professor of pharmacology, speaking March 3. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a severe anxiety disorder that occurs in people who have experienced physical or psychological trauma. Triggering events can include experiences like military combat, car accidents, or childhood abuse. PTSD iskeep reading »
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Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
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Zoom into an Arbitrary Field near Des Moines, Iowa
This Landsat Thematic Mapper image uses shortwave infrared, infrared, and visible (green) channels to show the city of Des Moines, Iowa and the agricultural regions around it.
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Thinkwell Chemistry: Avogadro's Law
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses 
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