Lecture 16 (of 16) | Introduction to Robotics
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
For the last meeting of the quarter, Professor Khatib shows a short video on PUMA robots demonstrating compliant motion and force control, lectures on Compliance, and shows the clas
Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers
A three minute overview of what Jackie Robinson accomplished on the field in in the field of civil rights. Good photos and movie clips.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
U of M Class of 2014 forms the M
The University of Minnesota freshman class of 2014 forms a giant "M" on the field at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Pride and Spirit pep rally is part of Welcome Week for first-year students and featured the U of M Marching Band, Golden Gopher football head coach Tim Brewster and the U of M Cheer Squad.
Magnetic Field from Loops Model
The EJS Magnetic Field from Loops model computes the B-field created by an electric current through a straight wire, a closed loop, and a solenoid. Users can adjust the vertical position of the slice through the 3D field.
Scalar Field Gradient Model
The Scalar Field Gradient Model displays the gradient of a scalar field using a numerical approximation to the partial derivatives. This simple teaching model also shows how to display and model scalar and vector fields using EJS.
Ancient Rome - Virtual Reality
A virtual visit to ancient Rome. There is background music but no narration.
Meerkats at the Staten Island Zoo
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Tripsfor Kids travels to Staten Island. Will visits the Staten Island Zoo inNYC to see the new meerkat exhibit.For more Virtual Field Trips for Kids, links to fun websites and a Learning Corner about meerkats go to www.meetmeatthecorer.org.
ISS Update: Final Week for Long Time Flight Director Paul Dye -- 01.11.13
Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot sits down with Flight Director Paul Dye in the Station Flight Control Room. In his final week as a flight director, Dye discusses his experiences from the beginning with the shuttle program to his current role with the station program. Paul Dye began his career at NASA as a student from the University of Minnesota. He already had a commercial pilot's license and was an experienced diver before being hired as a flight controller. Dye describes the flight director
Hand and Wrist Examination
Extreme Sheep LED Art
A fun video showing what happens when you put LEDs on sheep in a field and film it. Dogs are used to move the sheep. A bit of fluff, pun intended.
Oklahoma Flag and Anthem The Oklahoma state flag honors more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their ancestors. The blue field comes from a flag carried by Choctaw soldiers during the civil war. The center shield is the battle shield of an Osage warrior. It is made of buffalo hide and decorated with eagle feathers. Two symbols of peace lie across the shield. One is the calumet, or peace pipe. The other is an olive branch. Crosses on the shield are Native
The Oklahoma state flag honors more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their ancestors. The blue field comes from a flag carried by Choctaw soldiers during the civil war. The center shield is the battle shield of an Osage warrior. It is made of buffalo hide and decorated with eagle feathers. Two symbols of peace lie across the shield. One is the calumet, or peace pipe. The other is an olive branch. Crosses on the shield are Native
Flag of Vermont Flag of the Vermont has a picture on a deep blue field is a scene painting. You see a tall pine tree, a cow and sheaves of wheat. The Green Mountains are in the distance. Pine boughs extend around a shield. The name "Vermont" and the state motto "Freedom and Unity" are displayed on a crimson banner. At the the top of the shield is a stag's head. The state anthem is “These Green Mountains” composer, Diane Martin, arrange
Flag of the Vermont has a picture on a deep blue field is a scene painting. You see a tall pine tree, a cow and sheaves of wheat. The Green Mountains are in the distance. Pine boughs extend around a shield. The name "Vermont" and the state motto "Freedom and Unity" are displayed on a crimson banner. At the the top of the shield is a stag's head. The state anthem is “These Green Mountains” composer, Diane Martin, arrange
Venn Diagrams - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative represents three sets as overlapping circles. You can use it to represent set operations such as intersections, unions, and subsets.
The goal for each exercise is to shade the portion of the diagram corresponding to the given set.
You may begin by shading one or more entire sets (A, B, or C) and then clearing portions. When you have only the desired portion shaded, click the Check button.
There are more instructions to the right of the manipu
How Things Work : How Is Electricity Generated?
Electricity is generated by introducing conducting wire, usually copper or aluminum, to a magnetic field. Learn more about how electricity is generated from a math and science teacher, Steve Jones.
Magic School Bus "Ready, Set, Dough"
It's Ms. Frizzle's birthday, and a field trip to the bakery seems
perfect... until the bus' shrinker-scope goes on the fritz, and the
class experiences chemistry first hand as they get baked in a cake! Travel with Ms. Frizzle and the class and learn more about chemical reactions. Run time 22 minutes.
Compare, Order and Measure Weight and Capacity
Observing a virtual balance, students will compare a two objects to determine which is heavier, lighter or about the same weight. Compare two jars to see which one would hold more. User clicks through the slides.
The Forbes Museum: Collect This!
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to The Forbes Museum in the Forbes Magazine Building in New York City. Joinour busy interviewer, Yadie (age 12), as she interviews MARGARET KELLEYTROMBLY, Vice President of The Forbes Museum. Viewers learn why andwhen Mr. Malcolm Forbes began his collecting and how kids can getstarted on their own collections. This episode highlights the toy boat,toy soldier and monopoly collections.
Francis Bacon "Of Studies - Purpose & manner" Recitation animation
Here is a virtual movie of the great Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) philosopher and statesman and a pioneer of modern scientific thought reciting his essay on his thoughts on the true value of reading "Of Studies - Purpose & manner". Bacon was a radical on the subjects of learning and education. Knowledge in his time was considered to be a static, timeless thing worked out in the isolated contemplation of classic texts (especially those of
Magic School Bus "All Dried Up"
Travel with Ms. Frizzle and the class to learn more about deserts. Phoebe’s worriedabout the animals in the desert. Will they die from lack of food andwater? Once again, Ms. Frizzle’s class is off on an exciting field trip. This is no dry run! The kids are going to a real
desert. Will they be able to save the animals? Do the animals really
need to be saved? Join the class as they learn how plants and animals
survive in the desert. It’s one hot field trip! Run time 22:00