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.
As a biochemistry and molecular biology major at MSU, Dennis Miner managed to get four years of undergraduate scientific research experience on campus. This helped him obtain a one-year paid internship at Pfizer Global Manufacturing -- a great career stepping-stone
2008.04.16 - Guaranteed Recycling Xperts (GRX)
Eric Anderson talked about the unique challenges to recycling e-waste over other types of waste and how GRX is tackling them. GRX has the state contract for e-waste recycling. The U recycles it's e-waste through Surplus, funded by EHS. GRX shreds all...
Introducing Our Literary Community Workshop 1
Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video
programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their
classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the
framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text
and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner.
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)
DegreeWorks: 24 hour access
Students in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering have had the opportunity to use and see the benefits of DegreeWorks. Click on the links below to see how their experiences with the program have made registration, changing majors, and spending time with advisors more efficient.
Hubble Space Telescope Chapter 4
These are a series of videos produced by the ESA for public distribution about the Hubble Space Telescope. This video is copyright-free material with some restrictions. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (10:01)
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.
French Basics - How to Pronounce Vowel Blends Plus the Letter 'H'
This video offers the correct way to say the combination/blend of vowels plus the letter 'H'. (01:42) Each blend/combination is said once while the narrator pauses for you to repeat. (Perhaps the video might be better served if it showed an example of a word with the blend, rather than just the blend itself.)
Inside A Real, Working Silver Mint
Visit one of the mints that supplies Gainesville Coins with some of its best-selling silver. Host Steven Cochran follows a bar from smelting to final product. (5:03)
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.