Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
Remedies and their pros and cons
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Gengo Spanish #12 - Do You Have Any Spanish Recommendations?
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The Halloween Song Book-Classroom Book Project
This cute video shows a Halloween Classroom Book Project by Mrs. Butkus' class. Young learners will enjoy creating a book like this and learning this "Heidi Songs" Halloween song. The book shows one jack-o-lantern, 2 owls, 3 trick or treaters, 4 cats, and 5 bats. BOO!! (1:27)
Towards Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems [Audio]
Speaker(s): Cardinal Peter Turkson | The current global financial crisis has already continued for six years now – much longer than most feared at the beginning. Moreover, there have been several sequels, the Euro crisis being the most notable. Let us reflect on the surprising technical origins of the crisis and the shocking moral ones. Let us ask what the system has learned, what insights have been acted upon, what reform is underway. And let us explore areas that remain to be reformed, in pa
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
College of Charleston Tour -- Part 2 -- TD Arena
See all 18 tour locations across campus at: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=8BA474EF7101CCA4 Completed in 2008, the TD Arena is home to the men's and women's basketball teams as well as the volleyball team. Next to the Arena is are the Johnson and Silcox Centers, home to health and human performance classes as well as student recreation opportunities.
The Future of Cancer Biomarkers: What's in the Pipeline? - Samir Hanash, MD, PhD
Substantial progress has been made in our understanding of the molecular basis of cancer, yet few diagnostics have been developed to date. Opportunities and challenges in developing blood based molecular diagnostics are reviewed from a lung cancer perspective by Dr. Samir Hanash, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The contribution of DNA, RNA, proteins, metabolites and circulating tumor cells to lung cancer diagnostics are presented. Samir Hanash MD, PhD, program head, Molecular Dia
Three-dimensional Input and Visualization
The aim of this chapter is to investigate techniques by which man-computer interaction could be improved, specifically in the context of architectural applications of CAD. In this application the object being designed is often an assembly of defined components. Even if the building is not actually fabricated from such components, it is usually conceptualized in these terms. In a conventional graphics- based CAD system these components are usually represented by graphical icons which are displaye
21H.416J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. The subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed
Amusement Park Ride: Ups and Downs in Design
This unit has students design and build foam tubing roller coasters. The design process integrates energy concepts as they test and evaluate their designs that address the task as an engineer would. The goal is for students to understand the basics of engineering design associated with kinetic and potential energy to build an optimal roller coaster. The marble starts with potential energy that is then converted to kinetic energy as it moves along the track. The diameter of the loops that the mar
Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
15.099 Readings in Optimization (MIT)
In keeping with the tradition of the last twenty-some years, the Readings in Optimization seminar will focus on an advanced topic of interest to a portion of the MIT optimization community: randomized methods for deterministic optimization. In contrast to conventional optimization algorithms whose iterates are computed and analyzed deterministically, randomized methods rely on stochastic processes and random number/vector generation as part of the algorithm and/or its analysis. In the seminar, w
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
Noah's Art - Theatre and Dance Production
Nine-year-old Noah receives an unexpected Christmas gift: a box of crayons. How is he ever going to explain to his parents that whatever he draws magically comes to life? As Noah creates a world from his colorful imagination, his wildest dreams and fondest wishes come true! This production will take place in the Balcony Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Sept. 22-24 & 27-Oct. 1 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25 & Oct. 1-2. Tickets are $8, $12, $14.
An Interview with a Library Technology Teacher
This selection contains an interview with a school librarian. She describes her education and daily responsibilities. She enjoys working with students and faculty. The job is exciting because each day is different.( 2:12)
Obama's previous advisers stood in the way: Suskind
Barack Obama's advisers during the 2008 financial crisis had great influence over the U.S. president's decisions during that time, sometimes even standing in the way of them, says "Confidence Men" author, Ron Suskind.
2011 Three Minute Thesis Runner Up - Sandra Garrido
Sandra Garrido, runner-up in the 2011 UNSW Three Minute Thesis competition, gives her presentation - "The paradox of listening to sad music". The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition for PhD and Research Masters candidates. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition forces research candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. More info: http://research.unsw.edu.au/thre
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
Barack's Message for Hispanic Heritage Month
This is a 1:45 speech by the president in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.