Zoom into Boulder, Colorado, using Landsat Imagery (WMS)
The WMS Global Mosaic dataset was developed at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). This global mosaic was produced from visual and near infrared bands taken by the Landsat-7 satellite. Using the panchromatic band to sharpen the final image, a final resolution of 0.5 arc seconds (about 15 meters) can be achieved. This mosaic is available through the Web Mapping Services (WMS) protocol at JPL. This series of images was obtained using a software program called the Digital Earth PC which can use
How to Write a Short Story
Learn how to write a short story, pick three or four characters, narrow the scope of the plot and create a solid conclusion that contains a moral. An english professor show you how in this video.
Learn about the Russian Empire
Brief History Of Russian Empire - Learn with this short video about the Russian Empire, and its history, including its geographic extent and rulers Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. This video is coutesy of the History Channel. (01:21)
Salt Lake City, Utah Area Flyover during Summer (NASM2002)
Landsat 7 imagery is combined here with terrain elevation data to create a view of the Salt Lake City area. This image was taken in the Summer of 2001 and can be compared to identical animations using images taken at other times of the year. This visualization was created for the NASM2002 presentation and is based on a earlier visualizations created for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
This computer animated video discusses the various ways that science is connected to technology and society as a whole.
Importance of Science
Science is important to study to better understand the makeup of the world and the role the humans take in the universe. Discover the amazing world of atoms, molecules and matter. (01:30) This is the beginning of a series.
Soil "Movie Trailer" on Vimeo
Many of my students don't get really excited for our Soil Lesson, so I made a movie Trailer to hopefully get them a little more excited before we actually start the lesson.
Thanks to the Luck Stone Boscobel Plant for my tour of their rock quarry! I had an awesome time!
Thanks to the Young Scientist for the awesome lesson on soil. My kids loved making the layers of soil on your notecards!
Crash Course: Chapter 10 - Inflation (1 of 2)
Chapter 10 (Inflation - Part 1 of 2): Dr. Martenson establishes inflation as a monetary phenomenon, defined as the decrease of the value of money, caused by too much money around in relation to goods and services. From 1665 to 1776, 111 years, there was absolutely no inflation. From 1665 to 1905, 240 years, the cost of living stayed roughly the same, aside from brief jumps during wars. Unfortunately for us, there was no settling in terms of inflation after World War I or World War II. The milita
New Orleans Second Line Post Katrina
The first official Second Line in New Orleans post Katrina
Video game Of Civilization and World History
A teacher at Kimball Union Academy explains the importance of technology and how it can improves the students' interest in the classroom. She introduces a video game that explains and expresses the needs and work that it takes to build a civilization, maintain it, and to make it flourish.
Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Esta asignatura ofrece contenidos de tipo básico y especializado. Los contenidos básicos son todos aquellos relacionados con los sistemas de transmisión en línea (primer bloque de contenidos), de los que destacan las magnitudes logarítmicas, las perturbaciones de los medios de transmisión y el estudio del ruido. Los contenidos más aplicados son los relacionados con el diseño de ICTs (segundo bloque de contenidos), que constiruyen una aplicación y a la vez un refuerzo de los contenid
Art and Music-Vincent Van Gogh and Johann Sebastian Bach
In this video, students will learn about the paintings of Van Gogh and the music of Sebastian Bach. Slides of Van Gogh's paintings move across screen as Bach's music is played in background. This is a good teaching resource to integrate the arts into the classroom. It is well done and elementary and middle school students will enjoy this video.
Some great paintings and classical music, together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
The Five Components of Physical Education
This video describes the importance Physical Education and demonstrates its five components—flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. (3:23)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
Spanish Civil War (1 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several still images from the period.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
Chemistry of Thanksgiving
Why do people eat mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day but not mashed paper towels? That’s not such an odd question from a chemistry standpoint because potato and paper are almost as similar as two peas in a pod in terms of the carbohydrates they contain.
For the answer to that and other topics that could spark dinnertime conversation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering an addition to the holiday menu: A special video on the chemistry of Thanksgiving. (23:21)