Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
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MAS.965 Social Visualization (MIT)
Millions of people are on-line today and the number is rapidly growing - yet this virtual crowd is often invisible. In this course we will examine ways of visualizing people, their activities and their interactions. Students will study the cognitive and cultural basis for social visualization through readings drawn from sociology, psychology and interface design and they will explore new ways of depicting virtual crowds and mapping electronic spaces through a series of design exercises.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Amelia Earhart Biography
This video is about the aviator, Amelia Earhart. There are video clips that reveal her personality. She became one of the greatest female pilots of the twentieth century. She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic in 1928 and the first person to have flown both oceans. In 1937, at the height of her career she mysteriously disappeared while trying to circumnavigate the glove from the equator. This is a good video to show students the rewards of risk taking and the consequences. A good vid
Buddy Guy performing "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl"
This video shows Buddy Guy performing "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" live.
B.B. King and Buddy Guy singing "I can't quit you baby"
This live video shows two blues ledgends playing together live at B. B. King's Blues Club. (2:59)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
Class of '64 Memories - Henry and Martha "Eloping Freshmen"
The Class of '64 celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To commemorate this momentous milestone, we invited a few alumni to come back to campus and share their memories—some fond, some funny, some bittersweet—of their time at URI. For more information on URI Alumni visit: advance.uri.edu/alumni/
Unitarian Universalism: You're a Uni-What? Peter Bowden and the Rev. Amy Freedman explore Unitarian Universalism including common misconceptions people have about this popular liberal religion. Some misconceptions are that it really is not a religion, there is no God, is a new age group, don’t believe in anything, or get confused with other churches. They have actually been around for centuries and very common. They actually draw from the bible but from many different so
Peter Bowden and the Rev. Amy Freedman explore Unitarian Universalism including common misconceptions people have about this popular liberal religion. Some misconceptions are that it really is not a religion, there is no God, is a new age group, don’t believe in anything, or get confused with other churches. They have actually been around for centuries and very common. They actually draw from the bible but from many different so
SOC315 Session 8 Spring 2012
SOC315 Session 8 Spring 2012 Sociology of Work Sergio Soto
Heart and Circulatory System - How They Work
The video uses computer animation to give an overview of the organs inside the circulatory system. The video includes a transcript that begins with "Your heart is a pump. It's a muscular organ about the size of your fist and located slightly left of center in your chest.
Your heart is divided into the right and the left side. The division protects oxygen-rich blood from mixing with oxygen-poor blood.
Together, your heart and blood vessels comprise your cardiovascular system, whic
The Real Mary Magdalene ( 1 of 5 )
This History Channel documentary is sympathetic to the life of Mary Magdalene. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. (WARNING; Educators/Parents: Very brief artist nudity 2 minutes in.)
Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Congenital Heart Defects: Could the Developing Heart Hold the Key to New Therapies?
By: mcgheek Andrew M. Atz, M.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at MUSC's Children's Hospital, and Kyu-Ho Lee, M.D., PhD, a developmental biologist at MUSC's Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, discuss how better understanding the gene signaling involved in the embryonic development of the heart could lead to new adjunctive therapies for congenital heart defects. Learn more about Dr. Lee's work in the November 2013 issue of Progressnotes at MUSChealth.com/progressnotes
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
The Coming of the American Revolution, 1764-1776
By investigating the lives and events recorded in newspapers, official documents and personal correspondence from the collection of the Massachusetts History Society, you will immerse yourself in the past and discover the fears, friction and turmoil that shaped the tumultuous times from 1774 through 1776. Specifically, the website will 1) provide an easily understood chronology of key events leading up to the war; 2) present crucial documents relating to those events; 3) offer co
Finding the Tangent of an Angle
In this video learn how to find the tangent of an angle. He explains the length of the sides of a right triangle to find the tangent of an angle with examples and formulas shown. In this video the instructor is talking in a very low tone that is sometimes difficult to hear.
12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT)
This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation a