Sonnet No. 1: By William Shakespeare
Read in a deep, rich, lush voice by Bertram Selwyn, the only person to record all of Shakespeare's sonnets on YouTube, and to offer the recordings free to the world. The text appears overlying a famous portrait of Shakespeare. Voice over. "From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty's rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed'st thy light'st flame with self-
Learn English with Pictures and Audio - Let's Eat
26 English words with photographs and audio. The words are food words. More lessons at http://www.my-english-dictionary.com
Common French Phrases for Using Numbers
Learn how to say numbers in French. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each word is pronounced in English and French while the French word appears on the screen. For beginning learners.
Learn French in 3D; Les Nombres (Numbers)
The video is spoken entirely in French. (The words do not appear on the screen in English or French.) The narrator counts to the number 99,but only says each number once. For beginning French learners. If a student knows the numbers he/she can recite along with the computerized narrator.
French Numbers 0 - 9
Little French frog, Vincent, helps to teach numbers in French.
Plato-A Short Biography
This informative seven-minute biography tells of Plato's life and his philosophies. This video has moving and still images with narration.
Plato - The Cave
The Allegory of the Cave is an allegory used by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work The Republic. The allegory of the cave is told as a fictional dialog between Plato's teacher Socrates, and his own brother, Glaucon, at the beginning of Book 7 (514a520a). It is related to Plato's metaphor of the sun (507b509c) and the analogy of the divided line (509d513e) which immediately precede it at the end of Book 6. Allegories are summarized in the viewpoint of dialectic at the end of book VII and VII
Plato Part 1
Plato (469 BC399 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one f the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.Perhaps his most important contribution to Western thought is his dialectic method of inquiry, known as the Socratic Method or method of "elenchus," which he largely applied to the examination of key moral concepts such as the
Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Mikhail Fokine's choreography for the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin, as performed by the Kirov Opera and Ballet under Valery Gergiev. From PRINCE IGOR, available on DVD from Philips. (6:09)
Capoeira Facts : History of Capoeira
The history of capoeira begins with Afro-Brazilian slaves that needed to disguise self-defense training with graceful, dance-like moves. Understand how capoeira came to be. Run time 01:56.
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the scapula in detail. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little blurry. Grades 9-12. 4:26 min.
Posterior Bone Landmarks of the Femur
Labelled diagram is used to point out major features of the femur bone and to properly pronounce the terms. Blank diagram is included to encourage students to practice the terms. Grades 9-12. 1:47 min.
Learn about Protein Denaturation
Dr. Kiki breaks down the breakdown of proteins. This is one of the most important processes in cooking, the change of protein structure under extreme conditions. With proteins, structure is everything, defining their functions. Run time 03:57.
Golgi apparatus (animated)
This short animation shows the dynamics of the golgi apparatus, Proteins being processed for export are shuttled along the microtubule.
Short video clip showing time lapse of one day of bacterial growth. Grades 4-12. 15 sec.
HIV Replication and Life Cycle
HIV replication is a complex multi-staged process that includes crucial steps taking place on the exterior as well as the interior of the target host cell. The first three steps involved in cell entry are termed attachment, co-receptor binding and fusion. Each step is crucial to successful viral reproduction. Once HIV virus penetrates the cell, it releases its RNA into the cell. Run time 02:29.
Aquatic Ape 1 - BBC Documentary
This excellent documentary gives pros and cons of the so-called aquatic ape theory. Executive producer Moira Mann, narrated by Andrew Sachs. This documentary is suitable for high school students. Run time 09:54.
What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global climate change to a spate of massive volcanic eruptions to the most widely accepted culprit: an asteroid that unleashed global devastation. But as correspondent Chad Cohen reports in this video, some scientists believe the giant reptiles might have been taken down by something almost too tiny to see. (15:05)
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (5/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 09:52.
NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060
Science fiction may become reality. NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060 - Long Conversation, an epic relay of one-to-one conversations among some of the Bay Area's most interesting minds, took place over six hours in San Francisco on Saturday, October 16, 2010. (01:48)