Pete Seeger: Exclusive Clips and Interviews
This 2:28 video shows Seeger in concert singing "This Little Light of Mine." If you let the video run the three parts of the interview are shown reflecting his beliefs. Good insights for a student trying to understand how music can reflect a person's beliefs in making the world better. There are also interviews by Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines.
Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
The Beatles Biography
This four minute video is a biography of the Beatles. Not much depth, but a good overview. It does not stress the impact of their music on future generations.
History of the Internet
This video starts from 1957 through 2009. Before 1957 computers could only work on one task at a time and had to be stored in special cooled rooms. In 1957 the idea of timesharing came up-so that the processes of one computer could be shared with others. In 1958 a military network by Rand was created. These were the beginnings for our modern internet. (8:10)
history of the internet
Email as we know it started in 1965. The Internet as we know it really started in 1969. In 1973 the Internet was basically used for email. Watch this video to find out the history from 1965 to today.
How to Make Scented Playdough
This video gives you step by step directions for making scented playdough using flour, salt, oil, and water. This video turns the playdough into a "holiday gift" but could be used at any time of the year. This is a great way to teach your kids about how things mix together (solids and liquids) and about smells. The instructor uses peppermint extract for her scent but also recommends variations on color and smell by using 1/2 cup of sweetened powdered drink mix (like grape.) Run time 04:24.
Learning about Balloons with Curious George
The children blow up helium balloons on a windy day and experiment with different weights to hold them down. The first weight is too light and the balloon blows away. The second weight is too heavy and balloon just stays on the ground. The third weight is just right and the balloons float in mid-air. The children also give a brief description of helium: "Helium is a gas that is lighter than air."
Color Changing Milk Science Experiment
Shows how a dish soap in milk and food coloring can create designs, but also scientific principles as fat in milk react to liquid soap. A science fair possibility. From Steve Spangler Science. Run time 03:27.
Flash Burnout, young adult novel by L.K. Madigan, book trailer
This video, narrated by a teenage boy, begins with the sentence "Welcome to high school, the most vicious jungle known to man." This is a one-minute book trailer created by three high school students - Jennifer Gessel, Baleigh Janusik and Katrina Ruppel - for the book by L.K. Madigan, Flash Burnout. It was a finalist in the American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Division's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest. Film
The Story of India- The Power of Ideas (pt. 6)
This documentary traces the history of India through the great thinkers
and doers of the past.
This video describes the differences between the Tamarin and Mandril monkeys.
Mobl21 - Behind the Scenes of the Mini-module
Take a peek at the making of the videos for the Mobl21 Mini-module by our intrepid 21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones. You'll be amazed at how a home set-up resulted in his great work. Run time 01:00.
Mobl21 - Study Guide
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains what a Mobl21 Study Guide is and how to create one to use with your students. Run time 08:47.
SoulPancake: An Evening with Rainn Wilson, Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi
"SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" is a book by Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office." In a program sponsored by USC Spectrum and the USC Office of Religious Life on March 25, 2011, Wilson teamed up with his friends Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi in USC's Bovard Auditorium to discuss life's biggest questions. Have you ever wondered how your thoughts affect reality? Or if you only had one hour left to live, how you'd spend it
Gospelfest: USC Gospel Choir Showcase 2011
Lester Barrie hosted USC's second annual Gospel Choir Showcase, an inspirational evening of music featuring gospel choirs from Los Angeles colleges and churches in Bovard Auditorium on February 19, 2011. The program was sponsored by USC Student Affairs, the Program Board, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Black Student Assembly, USC Black Staff and Faculty Caucus, Saved By Grace Gospel Choir, ORL Spirituality and Sports, and USC Office of Religious Life. Learn more about the Unive
Why Study Systematic Theology with Henri Gagey
Henri Gagey, an expert in Fundamental Theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris, discusses why people take up the study of Theology and how it can affect their approach to life and belief.
#whyUToledo - Class of 2015
The #whyUToledo team headed to the bookstore during Rocket Launch to ask incoming freshmen from the class of 2015 why they chose UT.
Jeopardy Game Tests UA Pharmacy Students' Knowledge
A University of Arizona pharmacy professor, Sid Patanwala, and colleagues created a game based on the popular TV game show Jeopardy to test pharmacy students' knowledge of medication therapies.
Photo Slideshow: Monument Fire
UA South employee Ike Dent captured images of the wildfire burning near the UA South Campus in Sierra Vista.
Brian Roberts' Baseball Bash
On August 28, 2011 Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts is hosting his sixth Brian's Baseball Bash, which benefits the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. The Bash, to be held at Dave & Buster's in the Arundel Mills Mall, allows fans to mingle with Brian, other Oriole players and local sports stars while enjoying a night of games, great food, a silent auction and more. In this video, Brian talks about why he started the Bash, his desire to make it kid and family-friendly, hi