Cartooning: Drawing Cats
In this video, a cartoonist demonstrates drawing three cats with different personalities. Cartoons are based upon shapes. The cats begin with the following shapes: bell, football, and an onion. Clear, step-by-step directions are given.
The Failure of Reconstruction
Reconstruction turns the south into a different type of battleground. Constitutional amendments grant freedom and suffrage to African-Americans but equality remains elusive. In this video clip, learn more about Reconstruction and how it was ineffective. (2:35)
Hard-driving Spartans flourish in tough job market
Faced with one of the worst job markets in years, many of today's college students have come to realize that their careers essentially begin the moment they step on campus. "There's this attitude that has persisted for decades that, 'I'm going to college, I'm paying all this money, so when I get out I'm going to have a job,' but that's not necessarily the way it is anymore," said Dylan Rogers, a recent Michigan State University graduate. "It's not enough to simply get your degree; you have to d
Atrazine Affects the Water Supply
Learn how waterways can become polluted by agricultural pesticides such as atrazine—an herbicide commonly used on corn farms—in this video segment featuring live-action animation, adapted from Big River: A King Corn Companion. In addition, hear about health concerns related to atrazine exposure from contaminated drinking water. (1:18)
An Introduction to Project-Based Learning
In this 3:34 long video advocates giving up curriculum in terms of learning something on a certain day in favor of learning by completing projects or hands on learning. Several examples are given.
Los secretos del Sol - (The History Channel) parte 3 de 4
Existen miles de millones de estrellas en el universo, pero sólo una domina nuestro vecindario celestial, el Sol. Es tan grande, que en todo su volumen podrían caber un millón de planetas Tierra y tan poderoso, que cada segundo produce una cantidad de energía equivalente a mil millones de bombas de hidrógeno de un megatón.
El Sol es el gran motor que impulsa nuestro sistema solar, suministrando la energía que hace posible la existencia de vi
: How to Draw a Cartoon Dog: Part 3
Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Go from the colar down to draw the body of the dog. Step-by-step narration by Paul Louis.
Pain science: discovering the limits of experience - Lindsey Cohen, Candy McCabe, Lance McCracken, E
Members of the new Bath Centre for Pain Research celebrate its launch. The lecture is introduced by Professor Chris Eccleston, the centre's director, and includes an address by Dr Lindsey Cohen and talks by Dr Lance McCracken, Dr Candy McCabe and Dr Ed Keogh.
The psychology of habit - Bas Verplanken
Professor Bas Verplanken from the University of Bath talks about the psychology of habit and how much of what we do is done at the same time in the same location.
At the court of the great moghul - Nicholas Fogg
Nicholas Fogg describes life at the Court of the Great Moghul, his campaigns, his foibles and his lasting impact on the history of India.
Magnetism 9: Electric Motors
Using a magnetic field to exert torque on a rotating circuit. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:36.
Invasion of Poland 3 of 3
1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw.
Jaco Pastorius Documentary Part 3 of 4
27:52 Jaco Pastorius Documentary fusing BBC radio audio & Google images. He gets to play with Weather Report albaum "Heavy Weather" This is when he "ran out of licks" and then became the best player Wayne Shorter ever heard. Superb Music!
What is the Magnetosphere?
What is the magnetosphere? Michael Hesse - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center explains that the magnetosphere is the Earth’s magnetic pull related to the particles coming from the Sun that compress the magnetosphere with accelerated particles changing and the solar wind. Michael Hesse studies these though mathematics and computer simulations.
Bubbles - First Grade Reader
This video is like a kindergarten first grade reading book. There is one sentence per scene and the words appear on the bottom of the screen as they are read aloud. This book is a little more advanced as it uses less short vowel words and many more sight words. Excellent for shared reading. Excellent for shared reading. (2:51)
Perestroika in America
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Mikhail Gorbachev talks April 28, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, during an event sponsored by Thunderbird School of Global Management, O'Connor House, Arizona State University, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Eight, Arizona PBS. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Common Studio: Danny Phillips, Otis '08, and Kim Karlsrud, Otis '07
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.
How Pencils are Made
This 2:47 how pencils are made and how technology is used to create pencils using a variety of tasks.