Shirley Chisholm - The Leader
This video features narration with still images of Shirley Chisholm. 'On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination' (Wikipedia, 2009).
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 5 of
Rowling is one of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. She signs 1,7009 copies of her book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, in London. Narrated by a male Englishman, with interview clips of the author. (9:49)
J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, the fourth part
One of the most popular authors of this era. This well-done documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. (9:22)
JK Rowling Intrview about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Releasae (Part 1)
Live interview with author, JK Rowling. She answers questions after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. She answers question from audience members about the books.
World War II: In Photos
As with all YouTube videos block out the comments are review carefully. Basically, this video is photos with music. The only use for this is to show the impact of war or how music can set a tone for a presentation.
Precast 24: Perception 2 & Learning 1
ENHANCED podcast on perception & learning.
Soul A Song - Sesame Street
This video is a song about the letter a and the sounds it makes. Classic Sesame Street parody of James Brown. (00:34)
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
Intelligent Life: Randy Newman, to irony and beyond
Randy Newman is the songwriter behind the music for “Toy Story”, which celebrates its 20th birthday this year. In this podcast, Tim de Lisle discusses his profile of Newman in the September/October issue of Intelligent Life, and how he encountered a man who is ironic, characterful and curmudgeonly
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)
5.4 Indris and sifakas Both indris and sifakas are unusual amongst lemurs in that they are active largely by day. Leaves are their primary food. They have a specialised form of locomotion, best described as 'vertical clinging and leaping' and the leaps they can take, using their powerful legs, can be up to 10 m. DA describes the bounding movement of sifakas when they are compelled to come to ground. (If you go back to the previous video sequence that shows this strikingly white species - the so-called silky sifaka
Both indris and sifakas are unusual amongst lemurs in that they are active largely by day. Leaves are their primary food. They have a specialised form of locomotion, best described as 'vertical clinging and leaping' and the leaps they can take, using their powerful legs, can be up to 10 m. DA describes the bounding movement of sifakas when they are compelled to come to ground. (If you go back to the previous video sequence that shows this strikingly white species - the so-called silky sifaka
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.