Video Lectures

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Climate Change:

Science Videos by Dave.

cloudPart 1. “It’s Getting Hotter.” In which we cover a few basic, irrefutable facts. Also Sarah Palin! (link) 25min 34sec
Part 2. “The Whole Greenhouse Gas Thing.” In which we explain what greenhouse gases are all about, and get into specifics of electromagnetic radiation. Also Star Wars! (link) 29min 45sec
Part 3. “Follow the Heat.” In which we discuss carbon dioxide, a play by play of energy, and thermodynamics. Also the Simpsons! (link) 46min 34sec
Part 4. “Knowing the Future.” In which we discuss models, gases, and other things that can stand in for a time machine. Also liquid nitrogen! (link) 39min 50sec
(written notes for these climate change videos can be found here)

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Social Science/Humanities Videos by Allen.

125742-200Part 1. “Climate Change and the Social Sciences and Humanities.” (link) 10min 49sec
Part 2. “Climate Change and the International System.” (link) 15min 25sec
Part 3. “Climate Change and Global Governance.” (link) 11min 48sec
Part 4. “The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.” (link) 15min 21sec
Part 5. “The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.” (link) 14min 19sec
Part 6. “The Road to Paris.” (link) 10min 31sec
Part 7. “Climate Change and Human Society.” (link) 22min 20sec
Part 8. “Economics and Climate Change.” (link) 25min 56sec
Part 9. “Domestic Politics and Climate Change.” (link) 23min 03sec

(Personal) Genomics:

Science Videos by Dave.

icon_032740_256Part 1. “DNA: The Basics.” On some basics of DNA. Also, GATTACA! (link) 31min 16sec
Part 2. “Phenotype, Phenotype, Phenotype!” You are a big wet bag of phenotypes. Also, Martha Stewart! (link) 25min 48sec
Part 3. “Mostly about DNA Replication.” In which we learn how DNA makes copies of itself. Plus, finding love! (link) 52min 22sec
Part 4. “Some Molecular Biology Techniques.” In which we discuss some of the methods used in molecular biology. Also, hamsters! (link) 43min 00sec

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Social Science/Humanities Videos by Allen.

screen-shot-2016-11-29-at-8-01-13-pmPart 1. “Personal Genomics and the Social Sciences and Humanities.” (link) 16min 17sec
Part 2. “Personal Genomics and Our Hopes and Fears.” (link) 20min 02sec
Part 3. “Personal Genomics and Business and Government.” (link) 18min 22sec
Part 4. “Personal Genomics and Human Evolution and Trait Variation.” (link) 14min 53sec
Part 5. “Personal Genomics and Genetic Testing in Medicine.” (link) 13min 20sec
Part 6. “Personal Genomics and Privacy.” (link) 15mi 58sec
Part 7. “Personal Genomics and Patents.” (link) 10min 40sec

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