Building Simple Machines: A Plant Quencher
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, and other simple machines to construct her "plant quencher." Run time 01:16.
Service of Good Friday - 4/18/14
Speaker: Dr. Ellen Davis, the Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School.
" Fern Protects the Environment"- An Animated Storybook
Fern the Fox demonstrates many ways to be environmentally friendly is this computer-animated storybook. Examples shown include turning off lights to save energy, shortening showers to conserve water, taking bottles to a recycling center, avoiding use of plastic shopping bags, and making a compost. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:51)
Chumash Native American Video
The Chumash Native Americans lived in where is now Santa Barbara and Ventura in California. They lived in round hut homes and survived from the food the ocean provided and also acorns.
Women often worn coats and aprons of deer skin.
The Chumash left behind many rocks and paintings that may have represented sacred places. This is a student done presentation.
2.035 Special Topics in Mathematics with Applications: Linear Algebra and the Calculus of Variations
This course forms an introduction to a selection of mathematical topics that are not covered in traditional mechanical engineering curricula, such as differential geometry, integral geometry, discrete computational geometry, graph theory, optimization techniques, calculus of variations and linear algebra. The topics covered in any particular year depend on the interest of the students and instructor. Emphasis is on basic ideas and on applications in mechanical engineering. This year, the subject
7.342 G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Vision and Disease (MIT)
How do we communicate with the outside world? How are our senses of vision, smell, taste and pain controlled at the cellular and molecular levels? What causes medical conditions like allergies, hypertension, depression, obesity and various central nervous system disorders? G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) provide a major part of the answer to all of these questions. GPCRs constitute the largest family of cell-surface receptors and in humans are encoded by more than 1,000 genes. GPCRs convert
7.343 When Development Goes Awry: How Cancer Co-opts Mechanisms of Embryogensis (MIT)
During this course, we will study the similarities between cancer and normal development to understand how tumors co-opt normal developmental processes to facilitate cancer initiation, maintenance and progression. We will examine critical signaling pathways that govern these processes and, importantly, how some of these pathways hold promise as therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. We will discuss how future treatments might be personalized to target cancer cells in specific patients. We wil
Learn Java Tutorial 1.1- Setting Up Eclipse, Hello World
This video is a basic tutorial of how to set up Eclipse and writing your first program "Hello World". (8:13)
Russian spacecraft docks with International Space Station to deliver supplies
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft, Progress 54, makes an express delivery to the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
European neighbourhood journalism network
The European Neighbourhood Journalism Network is an organisation that aims to train... "journalists of southern Mediterranean, Eastern European and southern Caucasus countries" with the intention of... "developing the professional skills necessary" for reporting on European affairs. The project is funded by the European Union and supported by the European Journalism Centre in Germany, among others. The website has extensive details about the project and its aims, partners, staff, and training el
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
First steps and second thoughts on method: beginning to research the learning of new
This paper is an account of our progress in addressing the challenge of developing a quasi-experimental method of assessing early professional learning (EPL), based on a model from data gathered by teachers as ethnographers in their own schools. From the early doubts and debates in internal discussions about the research design, we present in this paper the steps taken so far and our thoughts about these. Progress on the five indicators of early professional learning in the proposal are describe
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
ESD.260J Logistics Systems (MIT)
This subject is a survey of the fundamental analytic tools, approaches, and techniques which are useful in the design and operation of logistics systems and integrated supply chains. The material is taught from a managerial perspective, with an emphasis on where and how specific tools can be used to improve the overall performance and reduce the total cost of a supply chain. We place a strong emphasis on the development and use of fundamental models to illustrate the underlying concepts involved
24.221 Metaphysics: Free Will (MIT)
This course is a study of free will. It explores the main topic through the lenses of the consequence argument, unavoidability, law breaking, libertarianism, the concept of the person, moral responsibility, action, intention, choice, social psychology, and addiction.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.
A CAVE-Interface in CAAD-Education?
The so called "CAVE-interface" is a very interesting and thrilling development for architects! It supports a better illusion of space by exposing almost a 270? view of a computer model than the 60? which can be viewed on an ordinary computer screen. At the Lund University we have got the possibility to experiment with a CAVE-installation, using it in research and the education of CAAD. The technique and three experiments are discribed. The possibilities are discussed and some problems and questi
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer