Rational Exponent Rules - Problem 4 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides an example that demonstrates how to simplify a higher degree radical expression by applying the rules for rational exponents. (1:44)
Stormy Weather: Floods
This podcast features two stories recorded by visitors to the Forces of Nature exhibit, currently on display at the Kansas Museum of History through January 9th, 2009. In the first segment, farmer and author Thomas Holmquist describes a 2007 flood on his farm in Saline County near Smolan. The second recording is by Holmquist's wife, Marlysue Esping-Holmquist. She describes the history of their farm and how it was obtained through an allotment system in 1868 by her ancestors, who didn't realize i
The Nottingham Advantage Award
Graduates need more than academic knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd in today's competitive global job market. Will you help promote the employability of our graduates?
24.01 Classics in Western Philosophy (MIT)
This course will introduce you to the Western philosophical tradition, through the study of major figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, and Kant. You will get to grips with questions that have been significant to philosophy from its beginnings: questions about the nature of the mind or soul, the existence of God, the foundations of knowledge, ethics and the good life. In the process of evaluating the arguments of these philosophers, you will develop your own philosophical and analyt
Cesar Chavez remembered at IVC
This two minute video has interviews about from individuals reflecting on some of his ideas and what has transpired since his death. Limited use.
US Presidents Video--First Ladies
Students will enjoy this funny, fact filled video about the First Ladies of the United States. Each character is animated using a real picture of the First Lady's face. A fun fact is given for First Lady. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (1:50)
Aijia Liu - BA International Business Management - China Campus
Aijia (Dorothy), of China, talks about how our business degree programmes equip you to become a leader.
Seeing Tibetan art through social tags
A very interesting website presenting the findings of a detailed investigation into the relationship between diasporic communities and artworks as a means of examining the nature of cultural identity amongst such communities and the ways in which cultural resonances are maintained when people are removed from their home culture. The study focuses on the Tibetan community in Switzerland, getting them to comment on Tibetan artworks by interpreting their meaning through the application of 'tags' to
Washington Booker, III
In May of 1963, black elementary, middle, and high school students in Birmingham left school to participate in a four-day civil rights demonstration. Washington Booker was among approximately 2,000 students who were arrested and jailed for their part in what came to be known as the Children's Crusade. In this interview, Booker describes his experience. (6:17)
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Honoring the Life and Work of Larry Eigner
When Larry Eigner arrived in this world "palsied from a hard birth" the accepted view was that the severity of his injury made him uneducable. An inspired bar-mitzvah gift of a 1940 Royal portable typewriter opened a pathway to his becoming a poet. This event celebrates the publication in four folio volumes of the Collected Poems of Larry Eigner. POETS/SPEAKERS. Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Richard Eigner, Rebecca Gaydos, Kit Robinson, Michael Davidson, George Hart, Albert Gelpi, Hillary Grav
SP.769 Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems (MIT)
This class will study the behavior of photovoltaic solar energy systems, focusing on the behavior of "stand-alone" systems. The design of stand-alone photovoltaic systems will be covered. This will include estimation of costs and benefits, taking into account any available government subsidies. Introduction to the hardware elements and their behavior will be included.
Carriages, Carts and Wagons
Conjuring a wheel from elm and iron is one big geometry problem for John Boag, Colonial Williamsburg wheelwright.
Linking fungi, soil, cider and food security
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Duncan Cameron, Karl Evans and Despina Berdeni of the University of Sheffield explain how their work on the relationship between fungi and cider apple trees could help Heineken produce better cider, and improve food security and UK biodiversity.
Grubby's Wacky Worms
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Wicked and Digit are following clues left by Motherboard to help them free the CyberSquad. To get the next clue from Grubby, they must use a fraction to describe their share of a box of worms. In doing so, they learn to identify the denominator as the number of parts that make up a whole and the numerator as their share of the parts. (2:20)
Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
Ivar Aasen-tunet is a centre for documentation and information about Nynorsk (New Norwegian) and Ivar Andreas Aasen. The centre is sponsored by Nynorsk kultursentrum (New Norwegian Culture Centre). It keeps a great collection of texts and artefacts concerning Aasen and Nynorsk. Ivar Andreas Aasen (1813 - 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet and it is his work in reforming the language that led to the creation of Nynorsk which is one of the two official languages
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
Methodological Approach for the Integration of Material Information and Performance in the Design Co
As computational design processes have moved from representation to simulation, the focus has shifted towards advanced integration of performance as a form defining measure. Performance, though, is often assessed purely on the level of geometry and stratified between hierarchically independent layers. When looking at tension-active membrane systems, performance is integrated across multiple levels and with only the membrane material itself, defining the structural, spatial and atmospheric qualit