The Normal Distribution and the Central Limit Theorem for Means and Sums
This is an activity that allows elementary statistics students to practice working out problems that involve the normal distribution and the Central Limit Theorem for both means and sums. Some problems involve finding probabilities and others involve finding x given a probability. Students are taken though the steps that involve first writing down the distribution, then shading in the normal curve, then identifying what is being asked for, then finding the probability or value of x,
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Defrag Tools: #72 - Message Analyzer - Part 2 | Defrag Tools In this episode of Defrag Tools, Paul Long joins Chad Beeder in this 3 part series on Message Analyzer. Timeline:
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Paul Long joins Chad Beeder in this 3 part series on Message Analyzer.
Understanding the Rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become. (21:31)
The Financial Crisis, the Recession, and the American Political Economy: A Systemic Perspective
Charles Ferguson shows how useful a varied background in math, political science and business can be, as he dissects the complexities and recent crisis of the U.S. financial system. In a lecture that distills many of the arguments of his recent film, Inside Job, Ferguson conveys dispassionately yet pers
How to Draw the Head - Front View
Drawing the head from the front. I’ll start with that circle for the cranium, and chop off the sides. Remember, the height of the side plane should be ⅔ of the circle. You can see a very thin piece of each side plane, since the front of the head is thinner than the side. (03:40)
Postcast 13: Experimental & Control Groups
Review of experimental and control groups, including sham operate and yoked controls.
Creating a Blue Sky
A nice blue sky in an image can really make that image bright. Learn how to enhance the color of a blue sky and control the intensity of the color.
Sam Olukoya on Child Marriage in Nigeria
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Here Sam Olukoya discusses his project on child marriage and its consequences, specifically Vesicovaginal fistula, a potential consequence of the obstructed labor these young girls often endure. Sam Olukoya of Lagos, Nigeria is part of Pulitzer Center's collaborative reporting project on reproductive health in Africa "The Promise of Life: Reproductive Choice in Africa" (http://bit.ly/
12.S56 GPS: Where Are You? (MIT)
This is a freshman advising seminar. The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar. The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we explore how positions on the Earth were determined before GPS; how GPS itself works and the range of applications in which GPS is now a critical element. This seminar is followed by a UROP research project in the spring semester wher
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
Faire un potentiomètre avec une mine de crayon (Vidéo) Avec une simple mine de crayon, on peut réaliser un variateur de lumière
pour une lampe à incandescence. Cette expérience illustre le
fonctionnement d’un composant électrique familier, appelé «
Avec une simple mine de crayon, on peut réaliser un variateur de lumière pour une lampe à incandescence. Cette expérience illustre le fonctionnement d’un composant électrique familier, appelé « potentiomètre ».
Telling time : Leer de analoge en digitale klok Deze app bestaat uit twee grote delen namelijk een analoog en een digitaal deel van het kloklezen. Deze zijn elk nog eens onderverdeeld in vijf delen: uren, halve uren, kwartieren, minuten en alles door elkaar. Achter elk luik zitten …
Deze app bestaat uit twee grote delen namelijk een analoog en een digitaal deel van het kloklezen. Deze zijn elk nog eens onderverdeeld in vijf delen: uren, halve uren, kwartieren, minuten en alles door elkaar.
Achter elk luik zitten …
Senior management aspirations of managers and professionals: a career decision-making perspective
A number of demographic, technological, and economic shifts have redefined the composition of todayâ s workforce and the concept of a career. Corporate downsizing and the delayering of management have affected the career advancement prospects available to individuals pursuing a managerial career path. The traditional means of rewarding employees through promotion appears to be an infrequent option in the current business environment. Subsequently, the level of competition among those individua
How to Build a Simple Electric Motor
See the step-by-step process of building a simple cardboard motor - with a nail, wire, cardboard, and magnets. Run time 07:44.
Lab Safety Simplified This is a forty-one minute Lab Safety Video.
This is a forty-one minute Lab Safety Video.
Einstein: Einstein's Miracle Year (2:55)
The ambitious Jewish born Albert Einstein challenges centuries of scientific thought with his new controversial idea, the General Theory of Relativity. This video gives insights into how he came upon the idea of such new concepts. A great way to get students to think about observations as part of the scientific method. Also important is the fact that the establishment essentially ignored his ideas.