Kurt Vonnegut Obituary
This is a two minute video video that summarizes some of the achievements of Vonnegut, including his remarkable survival of a World War Two bombing. Provides great insights into his character and personality. Would be excellent to show before students read his works.
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Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
A video adaptation of the Maurice Sendak classic, narrated by an adult male.  Illustrations from the book appear page by page while the words from the book are read.  Some sound effects and background drum music.  Max is made King Of All Wild Things and a wild rumpus takes place.  But Max goes home to supper in his room.   Adapted and narrated for video by John Kelin; what did he leave out?  (4:13 - No video or audio from 3:50 - 4:13)
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Georges Seurat
The video slideshow features the beautiful, serene works of the pointillist Georges Seurat and is set to the music of Vivaldi. There is artisitic nudity (for a second or two) at the 2:01 point in the video-because of that, this video is recommended for high school students.
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Seascape Oil Painting Tips
When painting a seascape, it is important to first decide what you are going to paint.  Choose something interesting to paint-check out the framing to find the interesting items in the picture. English captions. (1:46)
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Oil Painting a Seascape : Seascape Oil Painting Sky
The sky in a seascape is a foundational step. Take some colors and mediia and mix them using your palet knofe.  Keep mixing it until you get a very pale shade.  Take the flathead brush-apply the color to it-apply to the canvas with a bit of a squiggle.(2:04)
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: Water Base Layer in a Seascape Oil Painting
Painting seascapes always requires a water base layer. Be chaotic, hit the canvas hard, don't evenly apply the paint layers. This gives the painting depth. English captions. (2:11)
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The World of Chemistry
People dressed up as elements and compounds at a "party" demonstrate chemical attractions, element separations, and explosive reations in a fun way. No narration or explanations.  The video is a skit set to music. Run time 01:30.
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"Furious 7" breaks box office records, Craig reportedly has surgery
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including "Furious 7" burns up the North American box office, Daniel Craig reportedly has a minor surgery, and Prince Harry arrives in Australia. Bob Mezan reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including bus
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Preschool Lesson: Forming Capital Letters
With Stamp and See, children learn to make capital letters step by step. They form letters by tracing with magnetic chalk or stamping with wood piece shapes.  This lesson shows the teacher modeling a lesson using this product helping a small group of students learn how to form capital letters step by step.   
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World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima
This video clip provides a summary of the Battle of Iwo Jima reported by a USMC Radio Broadcast from February 1945. (2:41)

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The Battle Of Kursk
A short clip with footage from the the battle for Kursk. This was the largest tank battles of WWII.
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Battle For Stalingrad
A brief history of the Soviet/German battle for the city of Stalingrad.  This video shows footage of the final stage of Operation Barbarosa.   The German commander of the Sixth Army, General von Paulus, assisted by the Fourth Panzer Army, began it's attack of a small Russian city on the banks of the Volga River. (3:14)

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How Social Security Numbers are Given
Introduced in 1936, Social Security numbers have become increasingly vital. But the nine-digit number can tell you about the person as well. This video shows how each number means something. This is a good video to show students when teaching them about identity theft.
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Harvard's green commitment
Harvard's fall 2008 sustainability celebration included panels, tours, fairs, film screening, coffee-house style discussions - and the very convenient appearance of former Vice President Al Gore.
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Subtracting Decimals with No Place Holder
In this is an easy-to-understand, brief video the instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate how to subtract decimal numbers.  Several examples are modeled with emphasis placed on regrouping and lining up the decimals.

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Converting Fractions to Decimals
How to express a fraction as a decimal. Narrator walks through several examples step-by-step with the Paint Program software.
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Learn Equivalent Fractions
We can test if two fractions are equivalent by cross-multiplying their numerators and denominators. The cartoon animation in this video uses very simple pictures and examples to help explain equivalent fractions.  The problems become more difficult towards the end of the video.  (03:47)
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Locating and Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane
This video is a mini lesson with a teacher explaining how to locate and plot points on a coordinate plane to students. It identifies and defines the different parts of the coordinate plane and offers the rules to follow when plotting and locating points.

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Meet Harvard's Employees: Donny Nyamweya, IT Web Publishing
Donny Nyamweya, who works in Harvard Universtiy Information Technology's Web Publishing discusses his career, benefits and what he enjoys about working at Harvard. This is one of a series of employee profiles created for the Harvard Human Resources website (hr.harvard.edu/jobs) to give current and prospective employees a sense of the diversity of jobs and people at the University.
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OSMO links tangible objects to the iPad for new learning opportunities.

OSMO is an innovative add on for the iPad that allows you to use tangible objects instead of the screen as an interface between the user and software.  If you check out the video above you can see it in action to get a better idea of how it operates.

This add on allows for a range of new opportunities that can be appli
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