21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)
This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth
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Gravity Ink - Einstein's Gravity (Episode 1)
In 1907, a young Albert Einstein was looking for a way to extend his special theory of relativity to include acceleration. It took him eight years to come up with general theory of relativity.  This excellent video introduces the student to Einstein's theory in a very accessible and visual way. (03:12)
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2.1 Psychology as an objective science

Behaviourism was an approach driven by an attempt to treat psychology as an objective science. To do this, behaviourists focused only on directly observable, measurable events and behaviours. Consequently, they rejected theorising about ‘mental events’ to explain why we do the things we do. The behaviourist approach considered how the environments that people live in influence their behaviour. Learning was defined as any relatively permanent change in behaviour produced by environmental e
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Scholarship Opportunities at Wolfson
Professor Andrew Neil, Nicholas West and Bonnie Lander talk about the different scholarship opportunities offered at Wolfson College.
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Introduction to Mechanical Energy with Friction
(04:58) Learn how to use Mechanical Energy when the Work done by Friction does not equal zero. Want Lecture Notes?
This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:09 When is Conservation of Mechanical energy true?
0:37 Work due to Friction equals the Change in Mechanical Energy
1:57 Determining the angle in the work equation
3:01 When the angle is not 180 degrees
3:50 What if the work done

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1.1 What is genetic testing?

When most people encounter genetic testing today, it is usually in a medical context. We may be referred by our GPs to a regional genetics unit, or we may approach our doctors, asking for genetic tests because we suspect something about our family history. In this course we look at the issues and problems facing individuals and families when confronted with genetic testing.

The technologies that make genetic testing possible range from chemical tests for gene products in the bloo
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Identifying Minerals
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how the linear sequence of DNA within a gene is related to the linear sequence of amino acids of a protein

  • understand how the information in DNA is carried via RNA to make a protein

  • understand how RNA is synthesised from DNA by the process of transcription

  • understand where the processes of transcription and translation occur within the cell.


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Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
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12.490 Advanced Igneous Petrology (MIT)
Advanced Igneous Petrology covers the history of and recent developments in the study of igneous rocks. Students review the chemistry and structure of igneous rock-forming minerals and proceed to study how these minerals occur and interact in igneous rocks. The course focuses on igneous processes and how we have learned about them through studying a number of significant sites worldwide.
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Burke, Paine and Wollstonecraft
Events in France did much to revive the fortunes of the reform movement after it had declined in the mid 1780s and hostile reactions to the course the revolution was taking stimulated the rapid growth of militant loyalism as public opinion turned against the radicals. The French revolution did produce some changes: * movement spread further down the social scale * was influential in a wider geographical area, not merely confined to the capital. * some radicals were pursuing a new Li
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Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Computadora
This one-minute animated Spanish video shows young learners how to use painting software and how to type a website address into a browser.
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Islam: Final Things
Religions all make claims about the purpose of life and 'final' destinations. In this video Dr Jon Hoover and Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discuss aspect of Islam's teaching on final things.
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Skull (Part 1) Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the skull. Covers bones from the side view. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 6:16 min.
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Poisson Process - Part 1 - Khan Academy
Introduction to Poisson Processes and the Poisson Distribution. (11:01)
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Basic English Grammar -- Singular and Plural Nouns - ESL
Singular and Plural nouns Singular Noun Definition: When a noun means one only, it is said to be singular. Examples: boy, girl, book, church, box. Plural Noun Definition: When a noun means more than one, it is said to be plural. Examples: boys, girls, books, churches (05:43)

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Greetings for Special Occasions- Beginner Spanish
This is a video introducing polite and friendly phrases in Spanish that can be used to greet others on special occasions such as Christmas and Easter. The phrases are shown both in English and in Spanish and the Spanish pronunciation is repeated several times.
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Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 3/3
This segment starts with a battle re-enactment of the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
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Domestic Animals
In this video they discuss what domestic animals are and gives some examples of domestic animals.  Some domestic animals they show are cats, dogs, horses, cows, and pigs.
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Confederate vs. Union Soldiers
Where the soldiers came from, a third were immigrants to the country, and the differences between the two in terms of what they were fighting for and how they lived. Good insights that bring a human touch to understanding the Civil War. 2:38
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