Making the Thirteen Colonies The Middle Colonies
This video focuses on the Middle Colonies. This is a quiz at the end. (30:10)
Teaching Great Writing Habits
This short video is really an advertisement for a product sold by Really Good Stuff, but gives the basic steps in the writing process and suggests ideas for managing the writing process in the classroom.
Ville de Sélestat: Bibliothèque Humaniste
The Bibliothèque Humaniste (Humanist Library), at Sélestat in Alsace, France, is one of the great libraries of Europe. Their website provides bibliographic information about the Sélestat treasures, including: a special exhibition of bindings; ancient collections of the religious communities of its region, and 15th-16th century collections from the period during which the city was a leading centre of the Humanism movement in Europe. Most well-known is the collection of Beatus Rhenanus; and it
This is one of three videos a team and I did to try using video to convey prime number ideas to middle school students. This one takes a more traditional approach, with me at a whiteboard explaining what primes are. A goal was to jazz it up, in terms of sound effects and the like, just enough to get the message across. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
How to Plan an Educational Summer Vacation
Don't settle for another trip to Disney this summer – consider a fun trip full of learning activities for the whole family.
IPL: Tales of genes, gender and genealogy - Video
"Tales of genes, gender and genealogy" Professor Vicky Cameron's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Department of Medicine University of Otago, Christchurch.
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
BrainingCamp online middle school math software features rich and engaging content that enables students to apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems.
A Charleston Affair -- Challenge Question 6
The Countdown to A Charleston Affair Weekend Contest is a seven week social media challenge - and this is the sixth challenge: Create or update a MyCofC account! In case you didn't know, MyCofC is the alumni online community which gives you access to an alumni directory, job bank, yellow page listings, chapter information and more! So go to http://alumni.cofc.edu now and click on MyCofC! Create or update your account, post on our Facebook page the time you created or updated your account, and
User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the
What is Physics?
"Everything we do and use is governed by the laws of Physics." This clip provides an introduction to Physics.
Noun Clauses Lecture
This is a slide show lesson on noun clauses. it explains that noun clauses are clauses where the whole clause is considered the object of a verb. Examples of noun clauses are indirect statement and indirect question. Volitive noun causes and noun clauses of result are explained.
Fooled By Nature Videos - The Leopard
Some minor graphic images in this video about Leopards use their strength and cunning to survive against larger animals. A good video for science classes to help show how animals have evolved to survive. Run time 02:40.
This is a simple, clear, and direct explanation of what a food chain is. There is no sound for this student-created slide show.
CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling (MIT)
This class will explore the cultural history and media industry surrounding the masculine drama of professional wrestling. Beginning with wrestling's roots in sport and carnival, the class examines how new technologies and changes in the television industry led to evolution for pro wrestling style and promotion and how shifts in wrestling characters demonstrate changes in the depiction of American masculinity. The class will move chronologically in an examination of how wrestling characters and
Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 long video shows the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy with images of architecture and art made during this time period. The video does show the statute of David and thus may be offensive to some.
Polymerisation of MMA
A short film introducing the polymerisation of MMA by undergraduate chemistry students at the University of Warwick.
Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar. People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.
What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games? Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.
Investigating Wisconsin History-From Here To There
From Here to There - While biking on the Military Ridge State Trail, which is a part of Wisconsin's Rails-to-Trails project, Angie wonders about the history of the trail. While investigating the mystery of the Military Ridge Trail, she learns about Wisconsin's transportation history, from the days of the first peoples to the present, and the role transportation systems have played in our state's development.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou