Poor Unfortunate Theater: Crash Course Theater #48

From Crash Course. Poor Theater and Theater of the Oppressed were two sort of concurrent movements that shared some of the same aims. Jerzy Grotowski’s Poor Theater eschewed the use of lighting, props, costumes, makeup, and many of the other trappings of “rich” theater. Augusto Boal’s Theater of the Oppressed in Brazil challenged the ideas…

Broadway, Seriously: Crash Course Theater #46

From Crash Course. We’re going to Broadway, everybody, and it’s not going to be that fun. In fact, it’s going to be a very serious experience with lots of powerful social commentary and indictments of life in America in the 1950s. So be prepared to look at the works of Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, and…

To The Moon & Mars – Aerospace Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #34

From Crash Course. This week we’re exploring aerospace engineering and its two main fields: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering. We’ll explore life & buoyancy, propulsion systems, and the challenges of managing the human body in space. Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Studios: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqJzeaJAV15Tq0tZ1vKj7ZV PBS Space Time: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g *** RESOURCES: https://www.history.com/topics/space-race…

How Engineering Robots Works: Crash Course Engineering #33

From Crash Course. In this episode we looked at robots and the engineering principles of robots. We learned how robots use sensors to interpret their environment, how actuators and effectors allow a robot to manipulate the objects around it to accomplish a task, and how computers coordinate the efforts of the two. Crash Course Engineering…

Biomedicine: Crash Course History of Science #34

From Crash Course. The history of science up until the Cold War is often overshadowed by the Manhattan Project. But, today we are going to talk about advances in biomedicine, or healthcare based on a biological understanding of human bodies and diseases. *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing…