Leafsnap App for iPhone
״Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. Leafsnap currently includes the trees of the Northeast and will soon grow to include the trees of
Space School - Venus
Concealed underneath the thick, fluffy clouds of Venus sits one of the most violent planets in our solar system. (04:25)
8.325 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory III (MIT)
This course is the third and last term of the quantum field theory sequence. Its aim is the proper theoretical discussion of the physics of the standard model. Topics include: quantum chromodynamics; the Higgs phenomenon and a description of the standard model; deep-inelastic scattering and structure functions; basics of lattice gauge theory; operator products and effective theories; detailed structure of the standard model; spontaneously broken gauge theory and its quantization; instantons and
American Revolution by Sesame Street Part 2
The Muppets teach about democracy and voting as they tell how we decided on our national bird. It is a very cute video that talks briefly about different types of birds as the different congressional members decide on the American Bald Eagle. (5:15)
How The West Was Lost: Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
Be aware of opening ad. Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse lead the Lakota to victory in the Battle of Little Big Horn and this is the aftermath of that victory. The five minute video has good quotes and shows cause and effect. Some quotes are controversial.
Italian for Kids: Colors
A kid friendly and fun video where a young girl teaches the colors when the bright colors pop up in the background behind her. The words are also written in Italian on the screen.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
This 1:35 minute student done video has a few good points such as looking ahead and not being distracted.
The acoustics of musical instruments and the voice. The "Basics" directory introduces and explains general concepts. There are "Introduction to the Acoustics of [instrument name]״, data bases, technical material, web services (including a hearing test) and a FAQ.
Unfolding the Earth - Myriahedral projections
How can we unfold the Earth? Making a map of the earth is a classic problem. Here a new method is shown: Divide the surface of the globe in many triangles. Professional video with computer animation but no text and no narration.
Video Production: iMOVIE: Basic Editing
Once you have your video in clips on the computer, you need to start putting it together. Learn the basics of video editing with iMovie. The principals are the same for most video editing software.
Lauren Myracle interview with Booklist
Lauren Myracle, the oft-challenged author of such books as ttyl and the new Peace, Love & Baby Ducks, sits down with Booklist to discuss why libraries "rule the world," how she handles angry emails... Lauren Myracle, the oft-challenged author of such books as ttyl and the new Peace, Love & Baby Ducks, sits down with Booklist to discuss why libraries "rule the world," how she handles angry emails from parents, and the Stephen King influences behind last year's Author(s):
Henry Cole (Victor Vito)
Henry Cole was once a beloved teacher (Science grades 1-5) , so much so that decades after he left teaching to pursue an illustrating career, Reading Rockets fondly recalled Henry Cole's influence on him. Talking head talks about the joy of exploring nature and identifying things, respect and love for nature. Then dicusses and shows example of sketching, which leads to final art. (4:49)
Secret History of the Freemasons (Part 6 of 9)
Discovery Channel video. Secret History of the Freemasons (2007) Part 6.
Harry Truman giving his "Truman Doctrine" The Truman Doctrine is a set of principles of U.S. inland policy created on March 12, 1947 by President Harry S Truman. In his speech to Congress, Truman declared that the United States, as "leader of the free world", must support democracy worldwide and fight against communism. The approach was conceived with the help of George Marshall and Dean Acheson.
When You Hear the Letter /w/ Song - Hooked on Phonics
This short animated cartoon video is a song focusing on the letter "w" and the sound that it makes. It is presented as a puppet show where "w" is one of the puppets. Song add an "uh" sound to the "w" which can be confusing for some learners. (:53)
Developing Knowledge and Skills for Aspiring Educational Leaders that address Best Practices in Clas
Frank Del Favero
This is an Instructional Module for a course entitled Assessment and Instruction for Educational Leaders addresses classroom assessment and the evaluation of instruction. The goal of this course […]
The Coin Song
This is an introduction to the four most frequently used U.S. coins and their value. Animated cartoon images show pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and one dollar. Song counts by fives with nickels, by 10s with dimes and by 25s with quarters to make one dollar. (2:24)