HealthTap App for iOS
HealthTap allows you to have online access to physicians right from your phone. Ask a question, and volunteer and qualified physician will aid you with your question. You may receive feedback from several physicians, and some will cite clinical studies along with their answers. Of course, this app does not replace seeing your own physician, but is helpful when you want a quick experts opinion. This is a free app
Geography of Oceans and Seas
This video is about the geography of the Oceans and Seas, especially volcanic action on the ocean floor.
What the World Looks Like 1
This video features great photographs with words above the images while the instructor reads the words. Suitable for elementary and ESL students. Can also be used as a social studies/geography tool.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography, Part 4
The fourth and final installment of A & E's biography of Edgar Allan Poe which focuses on his poverty. The video consists of narrative voices and a still image. (9:54)
Sarah Dessen Interview for Along for the Ride - readergirlz presents
Teen book author Sarah Dessen answers interview questions from a former classmate, Melissa Walker (Chapel Hill High School, North Carolina, US) about her book Along for the Ride. for readergirlz. The interview is conducted in Dessen's high school library. Sound is not always audible. (2:17)
Author Sarah Dessen Interview for her book, Lock and Key - Penguin
Teen author Sarah Dessen discusses her book, Lock and Key. She talks about the people and places that inspired the character and setting of the book. In this video she drives and walks through the streets of Carrboro and Chapel Hill to explain the setting of her books. (2:54)
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.
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)
Introduction to active galaxies
The field of active galaxies is recognised as one of increasing importance. But how do we know there are different kinds of galaxy? What are active galaxies? How are they powered? This free course, Introduction to active galaxies, examines the different types of active galaxies and looks at the crucial role of the active galactic nucleus and the energy source at its heart. Author(s):
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.
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)
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)
: 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)
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.
"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
11.941 Learning by Comparison: First World/Third World Cities (MIT)
The primary purpose of this seminar is to enable students to craft approaches to so-called "First World"/ "Third World" city comparisons that are theoretically sophisticated, methodologically rigorous, contextually grounded, and significantly beneficial. Since there exists very little literature and very few projects which compare "First World" and "Third World" cities in a sophisticated and genuinely useful manner, the seminar is structured around a series of readings, case studies, and discuss
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.
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. (02:41)
The Battle Of Kursk
A short clip with footage from the the battle for Kursk. This was the largest tank battles of WWII.