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
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
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Interpreting Poetry (MIT)
This seminar offers a course of readings in lyric poetry. It aims to enhance the student's capacity to understand the nature of poetic language and the enjoyment of poetic texts by treating poems as messages to be deciphered. The seminar will briefly touch upon the history of theories of figurative language since Aristotle and it will attend to the development of those theories during the last thirty years, noting the manner in which they tended to consider figures of speech distinct from n
Le Corbusier: Modernist Originality or Copying?
While describing the genius of his originality and his ‘intuitive flashes of insight’, Le Corbusier systematically obliterated unwanted references from the works of his biographers and set up a carefully vetted archive called the Le Corbusier Foundation. This lecture considers the discovery of a recently discovered handwritten entry in a ‘lost’ (ie thrown away) Le Corbusier notebook, which indicates that he found (more than) inspiration in the work of a relatively forgotten modernist ar
The Eensey Weensey Spider (song)
This popular song for toddlers is performed by a young man on camera, while the words to the song are displayed on the screen. The finger movements to accompany the song are also demonstrated by the singer. (2:09)
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).
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
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
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.
Rudd’s Concept of an Asia Pacific Community
In June 2008, the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Kevin Rudd, spoke of the need to begin a "regional debate about where we want to be in 2020". In particular, he outlined the need for an Asia Pacific Community, in which there would be "dialogue, cooperation and action on economic and political matters and future challenges related to security." This speech, delivered to the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre in Sydney, certainly began a debate in Australia. During the speech, he appointed Richa
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)
Lecture 17 - 11/23/2010
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
The History of Western Drama
The History of Western Drama(2:18)
Texting With the Dead
Imagine a world in which the living commune with the dead. Most people today find that a bizarre concept, but 100 years ago it was a fun pasttime for the Wichita family who used this Ouija board.
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.
Cartesian Capers & Pascal's Pressure Principle
Life's a Lab Science Club: The Plunger, Egg Trick, Pascal's Principle, Cartesian Catsup, Hook & Squidy Divers, Honey I Shrunk (& Blew Up) the Marshmallows, Shrink-Wrapped Kids!
Thinkwell Chemistry: Avogadro's Law
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
Avogadro's Law (06:27) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
Afval en recycleren : Opdracht De leerlingen zoeken eerst gericht informatie op enkele opgegeven websites. Nadien verwerken ze deze informatie in een presentatie.
De leerlingen zoeken eerst gericht informatie op enkele opgegeven websites. Nadien verwerken ze deze informatie in een presentatie.