VIDEO ACTIVITY (Brian Greene's "The Elegant Universe"):
Credit will be awarded for viewing one of the two parts of The Elegant Universe video series by Brian Greene. The videos take a look at an exciting new field in physics known as "String Theory". The videos are at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) in the library. You will need to ask for the Brian Greene Elegent Universe Video Series (call numbers given below). You only need to watch ONE of the videos of the series (only one hour's worth) to receive full credit for this assignment (but of course you are encouraged to the entire DVD). The first two titles are on the first DVD, and the third title is on the second DVD.
# 0939 DVD; The Elegant Universe "Einstein's Dream" (about an hour in length)
# 0939 DVD; The Elegant Universe "String's the Thing" (about an hour in length)
# 0939 DVD; The Elegant Universe "Welcome to the 11th Dimension" (about an hour in length)
You must watch the video at the SBCC Learning Resource Center (LRC) next to the library, and be sure to use YOUR student ID to sign in and sign out (and be sure to watch the full length of the video). To receive credit, you must sign in and sign out for THIS specific video. Answer the questions indicated below and submit using Moodle (as per class instructions). Be sure to submit your own original work. All materials submitted will be run through our plagiarism detection service.
LECTURE CREDIT = 7 points (must watch at least ONE
HOUR of the video to receive full credit)
EXTRA CREDIT LIMIT OF ONE BRIAN GREENE VIDEO! (There are multiple parts on the DVD).
EXTRA CREDIT QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED
Instructions given in class on how to do this.
All extra credit write-ups must be submitted in Moodle within THREE DAYS of activity!
Be sure to sign in and sign out with your student ID - Must watch full length of video (at regular speed).
1. Your Name
2. Your class section 101??
3. Name of the video
4. Day and Date you saw the video at the LRC (must sign in for credit with your student ID)
5. Name of the narrator (or host) of the video.
6. Did the narrator introduce him/herself?
7. Did the narrator present the astronomy material in a clear and logical sequence?
8. Did the video have a good ending (were your questions answered)?
9. Type a short paragraph summary of the video content.
10. Why did you like (or dislike) this video.
11. What is your overall grade for the video content? A, B, C, D, or F
12. Was the staff at the LRC courteous and helpful?