16.89J Space Systems Engineering (MIT)
In 16.89 / ESD.352 the students will first be asked to understand the key challenges in designing ground and space telescopes, the stakeholder structure and value flows, and the particular pros and cons of the proposed project. The first half of the class will concentrate on performing a thorough architectural analysis of the key astrophysical, engineering, human, budgetary and broader policy issues that are involved in this decision. This will require the students to carry out a qualitative and
Rice Creek Field Station: Journey to the Future, Part 2
Second chapter of time-lapse footage showing the transformation of Rice Creek Field Station from 2012 to its 2013 reopening. Pictures: Sara Roe. Concept/revisions: Diann Jackson. For more info on Rice Creek Field Station, visit http://www.oswego.edu/ricecreek
Ancient Mysteries - The Puzzling Pyramids of Mexico 2/5
Planned and mapped out according to the stars and built over a series of sacred caves, at its height, Teotihuacán was the seventh largest city of the ancient world. Its power and influence was felt throughout Mexico. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Sound - by StudyJams
Sound is energy that travels as a result of vibration. It can be characterized by frequency, loudness, and pitch, and is measured in decibels. Learn more about sound with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Rebuilding Banking [Audio]
Speaker(s): Stephen Hester | Stephen Hester took over as Royal Bank of Scotland CEO after the UK Government was forced to rescue the bank from the brink of collapse during the financial crisis. Three and a half years after launching its recovery plan, the bank is in much stronger health. But like the rest of the banking industry, RBS continues to confront serious reputational damage as past mistakes slowly come into full view of regulators, media, and the wider public. Hester will explain how a
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
Raising Taxes Is Not Reducing Government Spending Sunday's New York Times carries an article titled "The Blur Between Spending and Taxes." The author is Harvard Professor N. Gregory Mankiw. The essential theme of the article is that the government is spending when it decides to forgo tax revenue that it otherwise could have collected. Indeed, tax revenues forgone in the enactment of tax deduction
Sunday's New York Times carries an article titled "The Blur Between Spending and Taxes." The author is Harvard Professor N. Gregory Mankiw. The essential theme of the article is that the government is spending when it decides to forgo tax revenue that it otherwise could have collected. Indeed, tax revenues forgone in the enactment of tax deduction
Posterior Bone Landmarks of the Humerus
Labelled diagram is used to show major features of the humerus and to give proper pronunciation. Blank diagram encourages students to practice on their own. Grades 9-12. 1:17 min.
9.520-A Networks for Learning: Regression and Classification (MIT)
The course focuses on the problem of supervised learning within the framework of Statistical Learning Theory. It starts with a review of classical statistical techniques, including Regularization Theory in RKHS for multivariate function approximation from sparse data. Next, VC theory is discussed in detail and used to justify classification and regression techniques such as Regularization Networks and Support Vector Machines. Selected topics such as boosting, feature selection and multiclass cla
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)
Tempest Milky Way on Vimeo
Time lapse video of the Milky Way in different parts of the world set to techno music. Good for all ages!! (3:39)
Johns Hopkins Undergrads Create Musical Staircase
See the full story on the JHU HUB at http://hub.jhu.edu/2014/04/14/musical-stairs-engineering#. Doctors say it all the time: Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Climbing stairs will improve not only your cardiovascular health, but also your mood. That's certainly the case for anyone using the staircase on the north side of Hackerman Hall, where the steps have been transformed into a giant piano, serenading students, faculty and staff with music as they go from the first floor to the secon
“The Mighty Sky” at Dyer Observatory
Watch “The Mighty Sky,” a special event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory featuring a presentation by Leland Melvin, NASA associate administrator for education and two-time Space Shuttle astronaut, with music from an upcoming album of the same name performed by Nashville-based singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman and Nashville-based musicians The Long Players. Chapman, songwriter Annie Roboff andkeep reading »
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
Linear Nonhomogeneous Differential Equations: Undetermined Coefficients
Indexes the solutions of differential equations by undetermined coefficients. Sources include videos from YouTube and several other websites such as Paul's Online Math Notes.
Hockey : Edutrainment Dit lesplan omvat een ontwerp voor een les hockey. Het is de bedoeling dat de leerlingen volgende vaardigheden aanleren:
Dit lesplan omvat een ontwerp voor een les hockey. Het is de bedoeling dat de leerlingen volgende vaardigheden aanleren:
Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a
mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in
real-life with the creative thinking of students.
Cybercrime: How Organized Crime Profit From Technology - Phillipe Very and Betrand Monnet
Cybercrime is a generic concept that covers a huge diversity of illicit activities developed by individuals as well as structured groups. Criminal organizations like mafias, cartels and gangs nowadays use cybercrime for attacking companies.
On Moral Panics
Xerte. A review of some of the main approaches to defining and applying this important concept, which is found in all sorts of applied social science analyses, including work in leisure, media, crime, and sports science.
Physics of Baseball
In this talk, Dr. Porter W. Johnson from Northwestern University discusses the application of physical principles to baseball as well as dynamical issues in pitching, hitting, fielding, and running. Run time 1:23:30