Ferrofluid is a magnetic liquid. It is composed of tiny nanoparticles of
magnetic material. It flows like a liquid and attracts to a magnet. A
History in Pictures, Part 1
A slideshow for small children explaining what things "looked like" in the past (mostly medieval Europe). One simple sentence, or part of a sentence, followed by an illustrative picture. (Amateur video)
History Slideshow with Vocabulary Words
This slideshow is great for early readers or ESL (English as Second Language) readers. Words such as peasants, farmers, etc. are followed by an image to illustrate the word. The words are large and can easily be seen if using this slideshow in a classroom. A teacher could stop the film at intervals and ask students if they can spell the words. run time 3:10
How to Upload A Video to YouTube
A very easy video tutorial on how to upload a video to YouTube. It can't be more than 10 minutes or larger than 1 gig. You must have a You Tube account-click on the upload button and off you go!
Addressing Climate Change - Chevron Human Energy Stories
Chevron is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while expanding its energy supply portfolio to meet the world's energy needs. This is essentially the viewpoint of the company. Very little content and the explanations are vague and lack data. The lowest rated video on the site.
Iron Nails for Breakfast?
The next time you're eating a big bowl of breakfast cereal, take a closer look at the ingredients. You'll find that your cereal contains more than just wheat and corn. Look closely and you might find iron... you know, the metal... the stuff used to make nails. Here's an experiment to see if there is really metallic iron in your breakfast cereal. In this professionally made video, Steve Spangler demonstrates and explains an experiment that removes iron from Total breakfast cereal. Run time
How 'Deepwater Horizon' Became History's Biggest Oil Spil
Deepwater Horizon Became Historys Biggest Oil Spil - Dr. Peter Roopnarine presents early results of a study of the impact of the Gulf oil spill on marine life there, particularly the mollusks. The techniques used can also be applied to a variety of questions ranging from evolutionary biology to drought in the southwest. (02:57)
Understanding Weight vs Mass
In everyday language, the words "mass" and "weight" are used interchangably but they really are different things when it comes to physics. Professor Steven Pollock explains weight in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. The video uses lecture format, demonstration, and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation. Run time 09:16.
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 3 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan takes a mathematical statement and helps the viewer make sense out it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:12)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 4 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan continues with this logic statement and works step-by-step through it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (01:49)
Inductive Reasoning, Part 3 of 3
In this video, Sal Khan uses a word problem that discusses the distributive property to demonstrate how to use inductive reasoning. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:07)
Ecology: Material Cycle
Discusses the continuous natural cyce of raw materials, such as, water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen. The video briefly reviews the water cycle, oxygen/carbon cycle, photosynthesis, food chains, and the nitrogen cycle. Run time 02:52.
Mobl21 - High School Content Stream Examples
21st Century e-Teacher Lacy Krell of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools explores several content streams for high school students. This video is a brief tutorial for mobl21.com. Run time 03:37.
Sinkholes - Going Down
From Dragonfly TV. Caitlyn, Meredith and Margi live in southeast Minnesota, the sinkhole capital of the U.S.A. These strange holes in the ground are all over the place. Some have been around for years and others seem to pop up overnight. But the girls want to know how do these sinkholes form.
Mike Zarro PAETC07
Don't Make Me Think - I'm Here to Learn
Mike Zarro, Drexel University
Philadelphia Area Educational Technology Conference Feb 23, 2007
3.2 million people took at least one class o
Tight or Loose Culture
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., talks June 13, 2011, with Thunderbird International Consortia participants in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
What is emotion? This unit takes a philosophical approach to this question in an attempt to understand why people respond to events in a certain way. Is there a difference between an emotion and a bodily feeling or is one a consequence of the other?
'Rubber Will Not Keep in this Country' - Failed Development in Benin, 1897-1921 (African History and
Dr James Fenske (Oxford) presents his ongoing research on the history of the rubber trade in Benin, and presents a comparative study to other areas of rubber trade in West Africa.
The Marketplace for Intelligence
9 Moderators: Haym Hirsh, Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers University; Visiting Scholar, Center for Collective Intelligence and Sloan School of Management, MIT; and Tomaso A. Poggio, MIT
Andrew Blake, Managing Director, Microsoft Research, Cambridge , UK
* David Ferrucci, Senior Manager, Lead Researcher, and Principal Investigator, Watson/Jeopardy! Project, T.J. Watson Research Center , IBM
* Demis Hassabis, Research Fellow, Gatsby Computational Neuroscienc
Rossini, Overture to The Italian Girl in Algiers
MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO)
David Epstein, conductor
Recorded live at Carnegie Hall, New York, April 17, 1969
CD available at the Lewis Music Library