An Introduction to Inclined Planes
Students are introduced to the concept of simple tools and how they can make difficult or impossible tasks easier. They begin by investigating the properties of inclined planes and how implementing them can reduce the force necessary to lift objects off the ground.
Dr. Stephen Blank- The New Game in Central Asia
Dr. Stephen Blank, Army War College discusses the New Game in Central Asia as part of a noon-time lecture as part of the Distance Education Class of 2013.
Walking To New Orleans Fats Domino 1960 Original Underdub
This song by Fats Domino was recorded in 1960 and was a big hit. This makes a fun compliment to studying about Ruby Bridges because it features New Orleans where she lived and went to school. It was on the airwaves the same year that she made history by being the first African America student to attend a white school. (01:54)
PSY372 Session 7 Summer 2012
Industrial and Organizational Psychology with Donna El-Armale Guest: Sharon Rich,
Coordinate regulation of gene expression programs in lineage commitment Laurie Boyer, MIT
Laurie Boyer, MIT
Protein Methyltransferase Inhibitors as Personalized Cancer Therapeutics Victoria Richon, Epizyme
Victoria Richon, Epizyme
Challenges for Media Democratization in Brazil and Latin America
Dr Carolina Matos, former LSE fellow, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series on 6th June 2012.
Students and the stress of Multitasking Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds. This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Shimi: Georgia Tech's New Robotic Musician
Shimi, a musical companion developed by Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, recommends songs, dances to the beat and keeps the music pumping based on listener feedback. The smartphone-enabled, one-foot-tall robot is billed as an interactive "musical buddy." For more information, visit http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=137351 and http://tovbot.com/.
Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
Science Bulletins: Supernovas Step by Step
Scientists are reproducing supernova explosions on computer screens.
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #15 - Constitution Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll [...]
Alfred Hitchcock's The Pleasure Garden (1926) - trailer
The BFI National Archive proudly presents the restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's debut feature 'The Pleasure Garden' (1926), featuring a newly commissioned score by Daniel Patrick Cohen. This restoration is part of The Genius of Hitchcock, a major celebration of Britain's most influential and iconic filmmaker. From June to October 2012 the BFI celebrates Hitchcock's life and work with a complete retrospective of his feature films; gala events, including screenings of restorations with live music,
Choral Vespers - 4/10/14 at 5:15PM
Choral Vespers - 4/10/14
Who Stole the American Dream? | 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue 2014
The 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue on April 9, 2014 featured Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, addressing the tension between the private sector -- with its traditional role in wealth creation, the public sector -- with its traditional role in wealth distribution, and the challenges presented by dramatically increased income disparity. Respondents included: Jennifer Ford Reedy, President of the Bush Foundation; and Robert G. Kennedy, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Catholic
Inside the Teacher's Studio - Helane Rosenberg
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Craig Kielburger Convocation Speech June 2012
Craig and Marc Kielburger, founders of Free The Children and Me to We, both received honorary doctorates from Concordia on June 18, 2012. The university recognized them for their tireless campaigning against child exploitation, their youth leadership and their social entrepreneurship. Craig addressed graduates from the Faculty of Arts and Science during convocation.