Las Meninas - video en español
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Las Meninas es la obra más famosa de Velázquez. Fue pintada por el
genial artista sevillano en 1656 según Antonio Palomino, fecha bastante razonable si tenemos en cuenta que la infanta Margarita nació el 12 de julio de 1651 y aparenta unos cinco años de edad. Sin embargo, Velázquez aparece con la Cruz de la Orden de Santiago en su pecho, honor que consiguió en 1659. La mayo
Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts
Born Juliette Gordon in Civil War Savannah, Georgia, the founder of the world's largest voluntary organization of young women at last discovered an outlet for her restless energy. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts and/or lessons on this topic. (3:48)
Discovery Informatics Major Explores Digital Content Distribution Internship (College of Charleston)
As a discovery informatics major, Lee Blackwell is perfecting her data mining, analytic, and machine learning skills. She knows there are dozens of companies who will be recruiting her when she graduates. For the past two years, she has interned at a Charleston-based company founded by alumni. At BiblioLabs, a global leader in digital content distribution, she is using what she has learned in the classroom to make an impact in the business. BiblioLabs is a big believer in the College of Charlest
Gigantes y enanos (cuento en español para niños)
Este video es un cuento de gigantes y enanos. El video cuenta que hacen los gigantes y los enanitos por la mañana cuando se levantan. Perfecto para niños en primaria. (2:11)
ISS Update - June 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 21, 2012.
El cerebro y lenguaje
Este video explica como el cerebro produce el lenguaje. (3:38)
Can You Catch the Water?
Students construct a three-dimensional model of a water catchment basin using everyday objects to create hills, mountains, valleys and water sources. They experiment to see where rain travels and collects, and survey water pathways to see how they can be altered by natural and human-made activities. Students discuss how engineers design structures that impact water collection, and systems that clean and distribute water.
Title V Professional Development Conference
Del Mar College partnered with Texas A&M University-Kingsville to host a Professional Development Conference on June 27, 2012 for education officials as well as faculty and staff members. Keynote speakers for the event were ABC News journalist John Quinones and former U.S. Congressional Intern Daniel Hernandez.
How to build a hero
Striped Bass Decline Points to Pollution
The striped bass, which can grow upwards of 45 kilograms (100 pounds), is a prize catch for sport fishers in the San Francisco Bay area—especially in recent decades, when big ones have been harder to find. Yet something other than fishing is causing the striped bass populations in the Bay to tumble dramatically. Years of study is revealing that many factors are to blame. They include pumping bay water for agriculture, invasive aquatic organisms, and pollution run-off from homes, industry, and
Van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1889 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889 (MoMA) Speakers: Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:33)
Seurat, Young Woman Powdering Herself, 1890 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Georges Seurat, Young Woman Powdering Herself, oil on canvas, 1890 (Courtauld Gallery, London). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Rachel S. Ropeik (04:56)
Cézanne, Still Life with Plaster Cupid, c. 1895 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Male Nudity (Cupid). Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Plaster Cupid, oil on canvas, c.1895 (Courtauld Gallery, London) Speakers: Beth Harris, Rachel Ropeik, and Steven Zucker. (05:05)
Monet. Rouen Cathedral Series, 1892-4 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Claude Monet painted more than 30 canvases depicting Rouen cathedral between 1892 and 1894. This video discusses the following four paintings in the collection of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris:
Rouen Cathedral (The Portal, Grey Weather),
1894, oil on canvas, 100 x 65 cm
Rouen Cathedral (The Portal and the Tour d'Albane, Morning Effect),
1894, oil on canvas, 106 x 73 cm
Rouen Cathedral (The Portal, Harmony in Blue),
1894, oil on
Ulysses S. Grant:The Clash at Shiloh
This video provides the background and the effect of this battle, which resulted in a huge death toil. In early April, 1862, Grant was surprised by Generals Albert Sidney Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard at the Battle of Shiloh. The sheer violence of the Confederate attack sent the Union forces reeling.The video shows how Grant's aggressive action won over President Lincoln and earned him respect as a leader despite the over 14,000 who died in the battle.(1:48)
Sunday Service - 6/24/2012 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery delivers a sermon entitled "Why Are You Afraid?" Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (27:25) "Jesus can really, really, preach. He doesn't pastor a mega church,or host a christian TV talk show. He hasn't written any NY times best selling self-help books, and he doesn't even ask for an honorarium when he preaches. He just comes, to Galilee, to Durham, to do ministry proclaiming the good news of God, that the time is fulfilled
UGA 2011-2012 Year In Review.mov
It's been a tremendous year for the University of Georgia. Take a look back at many of the highlights of the 2011-2012 academic year!
SHARE Scholar Eric Zihao
Meet Wang "Eric" Zihao, a SHARE Scholar and China competition winner at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu/SHARE
Mrs. Rice Sings About Science
In this video, Mrs. Rice sings some learning songs about matter, mass, volume, heat, temperature, and energy. This is a great resource to help reinforce the properties of matter. (8:51)