Periodic Table - by StudyJams
The periodic table is a chart that scientists use to organize the elements. The chart shows each element's name and symbol, the number of protons in its nucleus, and its characteristics and room temperature. The elements are listed in order by their atomic number. Learn more about the periodic table with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
The Slope Formula
This five minute video is on understanding the definition and concept of slope. It talks about the point slope formula and a board and instructor.
In this video segment from Wild Nevada, host Brian Wignall and
herpetologist Alex Heindl discuss three species of rattlesnake found in
the southwestern U.S. The video describes rattlesnake behavior and
explains how the rattle, its most distinctive feature, is made from shedskin. We also learn details about the rattlesnake's dangerous bite, including when and why the snake strikes, as well as its ability to
control the amount of venom a bite contains. Closed captioning
Do you Teach or Do you Educate?
A three minute video that uses quotes to promote the advantages of motivating the students to learn by showing the way, facilitating. Okay for a staff development meeting or to use by teacher prepartion programs.
Red Ribbon Week History
Ribbon Week history done with sign language using subtitles. Should interest the students both on content and method. (0:55)
For beginners, this vintage black and white film presents letters from the alphabet with a short lesson about the animals in the Bronx Zoo that each letter represents. (10:00)
Edward Henry Potthast - "TheShade", ca. 1920
Ira Spanierman discusses Cincinnati-born artist Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) who moved to New York in the 1890s. The Shade, ca. 1920, is one of his most famous paintings by Potthast that depicts beachgoers enjoying themselves in the sun. Potthast was famous for his paintings of leisurely scenes at the beach, which he painted almost exclusively. This is a short video, but may have value to understanding the painter and how some of them favor one subject area or location.
The Aviation and Police Alphabet - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie
This video presents the letters and words of the NATO phonetic alphabet, more formally the international radiotelephony spelling alphabet (according to Wikipedia). Only the letters with words are shown with a voice-over of their pronunciations. Note, this is called a "phonetic" alphabet, but it is NOT meant for teaching phonics. Caution: The "W" is represented by the word "whiskey." (1:18)
Euler's identity is said to be the most beautiful theorem in mathematics. This video explains the symbols and shows the proof of the theorem.
Critical Thinking for Children, Part 5
Part 5 of 5 in a series for children developed by CriticalThinking.org to introduce them to the concept of critical thinking.
Notability App for iOS
'Welcome to Notability, a powerful note-taker to annotate documents, sketch ideas, record lectures, and more, on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.Notability is the one place to create, share, and manage your notes. It combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs. And with iCloud support, your notes are always available on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Anytime. Anywhere. Take beautiful notes- Handwrite notes or sketch ideas using gorgeous variable widt
Emmy Winning Alumna Sonya Houston ‘86 -- College of Charleston English Major
What does it take to produce news programs for a major television network? Just ask Sonya Houston, senior producer for CNN’s “Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield.” Five days a week, she and her team race to meet deadlines. Houston says it takes the ability to pull from different pools of knowledge, being a quick study, and knowing where to find information fast. She learned the basics of journalism by editing the College newspaper, and the broad-based liberal arts curriculum taught her to ex
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
This video shows the technology that helps the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop.
Representation and Delivery of City Models
City modelling has a considerable range of potential applications and because of this, as a field of research has attracted a great deal of attention over recent years. Here we reflect on work already reported by the authors in this area, describe some more recent work on improving the system that had been developed and show an example of how city modelling is being applied in practice as a planning tool in the UK.
CREATE: The highest level of thinking (Art)
Deep understanding and higher level thinking come together as students process curricular content to CREATE digital stories is the purpose of this three minute video. Bloom's digital taxonomy is used and shown. Lots of examples are shown.
Jump Up Song
This Jump Up music video by Silly Bus uses music to promote and encourage fitness and exercise with younger children. Some of the lyrics include, "Catch the ball. Throw it back. Having lots of fun. Dribble quick with both hands and do it on the run. Moving fast. Moving slow. Moving all the time. It's so fun to excercise with these friends of mine...." Run time 02:59.
Phases of Meiosis
This 27 minute video is about the 12 phases of meiosis. The phases of meiosis are meiosis I, prophase I, leptotene, zygotene, pachytene, diplotene, diakinesis, synchronous processes, metaphase I, anaphase I, and telophase I. All of these 12 phases of meiosis combine together to create new organisms such as by sexual reproduction. The video uses a cartoon graphic and a lecturer.
Punctuation Review 1
This clips gives a review of punctuation rules. The narrator quickly and briefly goes over rules for periods, apostrophes, question marks and hyphens.
Punctuation Review 2
This clip provides a punctuation Review. A sentence is shown on the screen and the narrator goes over the punctuation that needs to be added to make the sentence correct.
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast