Can a hurricane be weakened? - The Science Of Superstorms - BBC
This video provides insight into the theory that silver idodide can weaken the eye of a hurricane and lessen its force when dropped by a plane over the storm, a technique known as seeding. This is a great video from the BBC documentary The Science of Superstorms.
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
Mstislav Rostropovich Prelude, Bach's Cello Suite No. 1
Using his Duport Stradivarius cello, Rostropovich interprets the Prelude, of Bach's Cello Suite No. 1, considerably faster than Yo-Yo Ma's version. This video was filmed in 1991, at the Basilique Sainte Madeleine in Vézelay, Yvonne, France. (1:50)
Also good to watch for technique.
Modern Greek Alphabet
Learn how to pronounce the Koine Greek used in the New Testament. We will be using a modern type of pronunciation technique. This is different than what is taught in colleges and is easier to learn and has euphony.
Sky Highlights in a Seascape Oil Painting
Sky highlights in a seascape add dimension and interest to your oil painting. Use permanent rose to apply little swatches on the horizon line-mix in with a back and forth brush technique. Engliish captions. (1:51)
How To Crossover Dribble In Basketball
Short video shows a boy dribbling properly as the coach explains the proper technique. Learn how to dribble between the legs and behind the back. 1:35 min.
Watercolor Painting Wet Technique
How to use the wet technique for beginners in watercolor painting by Larry Dubitsky. Take water-wet an area until it is really wet, you can take some color and add it to this area-it creates a softness. (1;07)
Lesson for Painting Clouds
Here is a lesson in oil painting techniques for clouds given by teacher Wilson Bickford. Techniques are demonstrated-problems are explained. Alexander magic white and an Alexander brush is used. This shows the technique for clouds, not a completed painting. Ultamarine blue is used next to work in on the top of the canvas.
Managing Stress and Psychosomatic Disorders Through Meditation
This practical session on meditation teaches the technique of awakening the subtle energy from the position of the nervous system and the energy centers using positive affirmations to attain self-realization. The instructor will conclude the session by going through research findings on meditation and stress management. No mats are required. This meditation is performed while sitting on a chair. 59:42 min.
The Beautiful Math of Coral
Margaret Wertheim leads a project to re-create the creatures of the coral reefs using a crochet technique invented by a mathematician -- celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deep-diving into the hyperbolic geometry underlying coral creation. Run time 15:31.
Double-Digit Division: Whole Numbers and Decimals
The instructor uses an unusual way to solve double-digit division using a 'cover technique'. This is an amateur production, but the video is useful.
Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution
This lesson is for ntermediate Algebra Level. In the lesson, Professor Burger shows how to solve systems of equations using a technique known as substitution. In this approach, students solve one equation for one of the variables (eg y) and then plug the value (what y is equal to) into into the other equation (anywhere a y appears). This substitution will allow you to solve for x and then in turn solve for y. Professor Burger walks the viewer through several different types of
How to Brush Your Dog
How to Brush Your Dog. Part of the series: How to Groom a Dog. Learn tips and advice on how to brush your dog and the line brushing technique in this two minute video.
Behavior and Appearance
Like a digital video puppet, the facial expressions of one person can be cloned in real time and mapped onto the digital face of another person. Barry-John Theobald, computer scientist at the University of East Anglia, explains the technique and Steven Boker, of the University of Virginia, explains what facial cloning can reveal about human nature.
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
#35 Scales in 6th's & 3rd's; Also Formula Patterns, Learn How to Play Piano
This lesson covers technique drills for you to practise daily. You'll learn how to play piano faster if you can play your technique every day for even 15 - 20 minutes.
Assessment Workshop 7
In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth o
Tennis Forehand Lesson For Beginners
This is an excerpt from a larger video segment. The tennis forehand lesson guides a tennis beginner from the basic fundamentals like the grip, stance and split step to the complete forehand sequence and the ability to rally from the baseline. (4:21)
You'll learn by first playing mini-tennis and then gradually moving back to the baseline. The tennis forehand lesson includes step-by-step videos on grip, footwork patterns, follow-through, preparation and finding the optimal technique f
Tennis Backhand Lesson For Beginners
The tennis backhand lesson will show you how to learn the correct one-handed and two-handed backhand technique.
The lesson covers the grip, split step, footwork, preparation, follow-through and more.
This is not the full length video-information is given to purchase the full length video.
Andrea LaPaugh: Foundations and Future of Information Search - March 4, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Everyone googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren’t Google). We are mostly pleased with the results we get. How can it be that we give an automated system a couple of words and it finds reasonably relevant documents among one hundred billion or so possibilities? Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow? Dr. LaPaugh gives a peek “under the hood” and discuss