Several Easy Java Simulation (EJS) applets have been designed and supplemented with guided inquiry worksheets to ill
A Tool for Typological Analysis
Any design problem is faced drawing from the architect's knowledge both case knowledge and general knowledge. One type of the latter is abstracted from a multiplicity of cases of which the common features are recognised in such a way as to single out a prototype representing in the best way a class of architectural objects. If applied to a set of residential buildings and to the flats in them the analysis is typological and it is one of the fundamental ways of acquiring general knowledge to be u
Guide to the American Transportation Company Records, 1890-1895
This collection includes bills, receipts, statements, and trip sheets of the American Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio, 1890-1895. Also included are personal receipts and bills from George E. Tener of Pittsburgh (manager and treasurer of the American Transportation Company).
8.224 Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity & Astrophysics (MIT)
Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary models of the Cosmos. Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation. The last third of the se
Peter Harrison on Science and Religion
Professor Peter Harrison discusses the relationship between science and religion, the myths that surround the relationship, and discusses some of the contentious contemporary issues.
"If You're Happy and You Know It!" Song-Barefoot Books
Clap your hands and sing along to this fresh take on a traditional singalong. The multicultural version of this early learner encourages action and imagination. The song ends with saying hello in many different languages. Words appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. Young students will enjoy the colorful illustrations and repetition. (2:57)
Risk Factors For Stroke
One in 16 deaths in the United States is directly related to a stroke, so make sure you know your risk factors for having one. In this video, a doctor explains why some people are at higher risk for having a stroke than others. 3:11 min.
"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
Beginner - Arabic tattoo
Many people choose Arabic words to be tattooed on their bodies. I remember seeing the Arabic word "Hadeed" tattooed on a muscular guy's bald head in the gym. Today we go through a real dialogue that happened when one of our users decided to get a tattoo.
Common French Phrases for the Mail
Learn common French phrases for mail. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Teaching Social SkillsTo Kids With Autism And Aspergers
Moving piece about one mother's journey to treat her son with
Autism. She started a company, Watch Me Learn, to share her videos.
Very inspirational! As seen on the Glenn Beck Show on CNN. Her teaching videos are now used in schools and therapy centers. They reference the ABLLS-R assessment which is used to evaluate functioning levels of kids with autism. A parent can really make a difference. visit www.watchmelearn.com
Accelerated Culinary Arts Program (ACAP) Certificate at the CIA
You have your hospitality, food science, or nutrition degree in hand, and you're primed to excel in one area of your chosen profession. But do you have the culinary skills to tackle the food side of the equation? Get prepared—and build on your experience—with ACAP. No one gives you the level of chef training to excel in the world of professional kitchens like the CIA. Designed exclusively for graduates of bachelor's degree programs in hospitality and tourism management, food science, and nut
21F.213 High-Intermediate Academic Communication (MIT)
The goal of this course is to review grammar and develop vocabulary building strategies to refine oral and written expression. Speaking and writing assignments are designed to expand communicative competence. Assignments are based on models and materials drawn from contemporary media (newspapers and magazines, television, Web). The models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.
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