This six minute video does an excellent job of explaining feudalism and its impact on Europe. Done as a lecture, the video movies slowly enough for students to take notes and covers the major movements and leaders.
This video describes the differences between the Tamarin and Mandril monkeys.
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
Impact of an Oil Spill
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the impact of oil spills on the environment, how oil spills are tracked, and what is used to clean up oil spills. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquir
Cell Division and the Cell Cycle
This is a detailed video that provides a vivid depiction of the process.
NASA Satellites Capture Growing Oil Spill
NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have captured images of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which began April 20, 2010, with the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. In time lapse, the video reveals a space-based view of the evolution of the oil spill through May 24. The oil slick appears greyish-beige in the image. There is narration. (01:01)
Ms. Latitude and Mr. Longitude
Students often confuse latitude lines and longitude lines. They can remember that the terms are lines on a map, but can't remember which is which. This brief video clip shows a trick that Mrs. Matthews students use to help them remember the difference. They create artwork showing Mr. or Ms. Latitude (with an attitude) and Mr. or Ms. Longitude (with everything long.)
Mobl21 - Introduction
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones introduces the power of mobile learning by using the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 01:03.
Mobl21 - Groups and Users
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to set-up Groups and Users within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 04:18.
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.
The Honey Badger-Perhaps The Most Fearless Animal on Earth
The Guinness Book of World Records have named this species the most fearless animal on earth. Watch this video to see why. Is there anything that this animal does not eat? (03:20) Some scenes may be disturbing for younger viewers.
ASIMO avoids moving obstacles: A Robot Built by Honda
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have given Honda's humanoid robot, ASIMO, has the ability to walk towards a goal position while avoiding obstacles. The robot's work is well worth a student watching and ideal for technology course.
This 6:34 video is about the robitic car of the future. It shows such vehicles at the GM Tech Center testing two-wheeled, battery-powered cars called EN-Vs. About five feet long and weighing under 1,100 pounds, the tiny cars don't use up much energy or space. And they're smart: With GPS, theEN-Vs can plan a route to their destination and even talk to each other. A good video to motivate students about robotics.
Lecture 1 - Introduction to Robotics (1 of 16)
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
In the first lecture of the quarter, Professor Khatib provides an overview of the course.
CS223A is an introduction to robotics which covers topics such as Spa
The Romans were some of the most important innovators in structural design. Of their contributions, the arch and the bridges they built using this elegant shape stand out as the most creative and enduring. In this video segment adapted from Building Big, series host David Macaulay describes the forces and design features that give arches their strength. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:47.
The Ancient Maya
In this Where Did it Come From video clip The Ancient Maya: Power Center: Where Did it Come From takes a quick look at the architectural style of the Ancient Maya civilization. Run time 01:52.
Cracking the Maya Code
The story behind the centuries-long decipherment of ancient Maya hieroglyphs. This is a 52 minute video that goes into detail on how researchers worked to decode these writings.
What is a Noun?
This video defines a noun. People, places, events, idea, and things are also defined and then given a picture example. Singular, plural, irregular, common and proper nouns are defined as well. Some of these examples are not developmentally appropriate for younger students (5:24).
The Washer Women
This is a traditional Irish folk song performed by Andre Rieu on the violin. The video starts as solo violin then the orchestra joins in and the tempo starts to fly! The video could also be used with younger students while teaching rhythm or an Irish Dance. (2:16)
Morality and Modernity
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Morality and Modernity" in the Department of Philosophy. This course explores the nature of modern morality through an examination of the work of Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor. We will also read works by Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche, two thinkers whose ideas have powerfully shaped the moral culture of the modern world.