2.854 Manufacturing Systems I (SMA 6304) (MIT)
As the first in a sequence of four half-term courses, this course will provide the fundamental building blocks for conceptualizing, understanding and optimizing manufacturing systems and supply chains. These building blocks include process analysis, queuing theory, simulation, forecasting, inventory theory and linear programming. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 6304 (Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models
"Bicycle Wheel" by Marcel Duchamp, 1951 | MoMA Education
MoMA School Programs Educator Jackie Delamatre discusses her approaches for exploring Marcel Duchamp's "Bicycle Wheel" with students.
Global Warming: Science and the Message
When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers? In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Chang
The Journey of the Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Kim Polese discusses her experiences from 25 years in Silicon Valley, founding and leading groundbreaking technology projects and software companies. Polese shares stories from the trenches, lessons learned and insights about what it takes for a promising technology to become an innovation that changes the world.
The backyards of Williamsburg's finest homes tell the story of a separate society. Author Mike Olmert reads the architecture of outbuildings.
Study Finds Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soi
PULLMAN, Wash.—Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse. "Our findings have global implications and advance what we know about the sustainability benefits of organic farming systems," said John Reganold, Washington State University Regents professor of soil science and lead author of a paper published today in the peer
This is a really good video that explains Stephen Hawking's theory on Black Holes. The video provides several relateable examples of concepts discussed in the the theory. The video also provides viewpoints from other experts as well.
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.
Allied Advances in Japanese Occupied Asia in Late 1944
Towards the end of World War II, Japanese power was gradually decreasing due to pressuring American forces. American troops were wiping out the dwindling Japanese navy as Americans advanced inland towards more Japanese territory. In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how the Allied forces were finally bringing the battles of World War II to the Axis Powers Heartland. (5:17)
Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: Analysis of Deformation Processing
This set of animations explains how to construct hodographs and provides understanding of the forging process. From TLP: Analysis of Deformation Processing
11.201 Gateway: Planning Action (MIT)
This course introduces incoming students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) program to the theory and history of planning in the public interest. It relies primarily on challenging real-world cases to highlight persistent dilemmas: the power and limits of planning, the multiple roles in which planners find themselves in communities around the globe, and the political, ethical, and practical dilemmas that planners face as they try to be effective. As such, the course provides an introduction to
Alzheimer's Disease is a devastating illness that is on the rise in Canada. McGill's world-renowned researchers are making major advances in our understanding and treatment of Alzheimer's.
9.85 Infant and Early Childhood Cognition (MIT)
This course is an introduction to cognitive development focusing on children's understanding of objects, agents, and causality. Students develop a critical understanding of experimental design and how developmental research might address philosophical questions about the origins of knowledge, appearance and reality, and the problem of other minds.
Fundamentals of Materials Science: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation
This set of animations provides better understanding of the materials used in nuclear power generation. From TLP: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation
15.818 Pricing (MIT)
This course, primarily discussion based, provides a framework for understanding pricing strategies and tactics. Topics covered include pricing in competitive markets, estimating demand, price discrimination, the role of price cues, anticipating competitive responses, pricing in business to business markets, and pricing of new products. Lectures and cases are the primary modes of learning.
The fate of the Jews of Stanislawow During the Holocaust
This video depicts the lives of Jews in the town of Radun before and during the War, until the destruction of community. http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/educational_materials/interactive_map_1944.asp
18.03 Differential Equations (MIT)
Differential Equations are the language in which the laws of nature are expressed. Understanding properties of solutions of differential equations is fundamental to much of contemporary science and engineering. Ordinary differential equations (ODE's) deal with functions of one variable, which can often be thought of as time. Topics include: Solution of first-order ODE's by analytical, graphical and numerical methods; Linear ODE's, especially second order with constant coefficients; Undetermined
Chapter 04 - A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Chapter 4: Lottie. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Karen Savage. (16:32)
20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering (MIT)
This course introduces experimental biochemical and molecular techniques from a quantitative engineering perspective. Rigorous quantitative data collection, statistical analysis, and conceptual understanding of instrumentation design and application form the underpinnings of this course. The four discovery based modules include DNA Engineering, Protein Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Biomaterials Engineering. Additional information is available on the course Wiki (hosted on OpenWetWare.) T
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