Imaging: Digital Images
Video: Imaging: Digital Images Episode 9 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial familiarizes students with Digital Images. Digital Images has changed the photography industry. There are many ways to change the images.
The Importance of Geography/What is Geography?
This movie is about students of Geography in the Czech Republic. It is about the promotion of Geography, because Geography is amazing! Movie presents Geography as a school subject and as a part of our lives as well. The movie targets every one of us.
Finding the Main Idea with Mac and PC Commercials
This video shows a reading teacher explaining one strategy she used to help her students to recognize the main idea. First, she had them find the main idea of Mac and PC commercials. Then, they were able to transfer the skill to find the main idea in many different informational texts. In addition, this activity made them more media literate as well, allowing them to identify the main idea of many different commercials, TV shows, and video games.
How to Paint a Sunrise : Mixing Paints for Oil Painting Sunrise
Use a round brush to add oil paint colors. Use permanent rose and some media and white pigment to get a nice pink color. Mix with palate knife-take the round brush to add a thin layer of pink color. Avoid severe straight lines. English captions. (1:49)
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
How Bacteria "Talk"
Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria "talk" to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry -- and our understanding of ourselves. Bonnie Bassler studies how bacteria can communicate with one another, through chemical signals, to act as a unit. Her work could pave the way for new, more potent medicine. Run time 18:11.
Creative Writing Activities for Ages 9 to 11
Creative Writing Activities for Ages 9 to 11. Part of the series: Reading, Writing & Education. Creative writing activities for students between the ages of 9 and 11 could include workshop sessions with other children, having the kids write different forms of media. (2:01)
What Is a Computer Router?
A computer router is used to take the data being transmitted between computers and make sure it gets routed to the right computer using a scheme called addressing. Connect a network of computers using a wired or wireless router with tips from a certified computer technician in video on computers. (02:06) There are English captions at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Jonathan Ayres
Bio: Jonathan Ayres has more than 25 years of computer industry experience with all types of com
Slow Motion Hummingbirds
A montage of HD and high speed footage showing these fascinating little birds from 1/4 to 1/40 actual (realtime) speed. Cameras placed in a number of different angles give some new perspectives, and a top-down angle shows the bird lapping-up the nectar with what appears to be a forked tongue! All scenes are set to music. Run time 03:02.
Some great chases and flying scenes round out this video.
Examples of Similes in Songs and Movies
NOTE: This video contains some rap songs. This video begins by explaining what a simile is, with a couple of written examples, then proceeds to show many examples, from different media, including concerts, music videos, and movies. Some examples include: mad as a bull, hungry like a wolf, quick as a whip, stings like a bee. Includes movie and concert clips. (4:04)
The Proton in Chemistry Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
"I Hear America Singing" Poem by Walt Whitman
A virtual movie of Walt Whitman (photograph of head with moving lips) "reading" his great homage to the working people and industry of America, "I Hear America Singing." (1:13)
Proteins: Structure and Function Proteins are very important to living organisms and to industry. Proteins are part of the chemistry of life, and the program examines proteins — polymers built from only 20 basic amino acids. The arrangements of these long chains of amino acid are important to their functioning. The video also explores the history of the discovery of the structure and function of pr
Proteins are very important to living organisms and to industry. Proteins are part of the chemistry of life, and the program examines proteins — polymers built from only 20 basic amino acids. The arrangements of these long chains of amino acid are important to their functioning. The video also explores the history of the discovery of the structure and function of pr
Egalitarian America Unit 20
Brown v. The Board of Education was one of the significant results of
Americans demanding political, social, and economic equality. This call for parity in all walks of life was symptomatic of a growing social and political liberalism, which was fueled by the growing presence of mass media.
Dealing With Controversial Issues
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of
strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in thei
Creating Effective Citizens
This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action.
Student Diversity Workshop 5
The varied viewpoints necessary for valuable class discussions are
celebrated in this program. The group talks about the diversity of their students and how their interactions with literature are shaped in part by their life experiences, unique thoughts, and previous reading
experiences. They examine the worth of using the lens of multiple
perspectives to examine a work of literature, and offer suggestions for ways to encourage each student to contribute to the ongoing class
The Olympic Logo History
The Olympic Games are one of the world’s largest media events. This video shows posters of the Game, where they were held, the year, and how the Olympic Logo has changed over the years. Video has background music.
Living With Earth, Part II
Since the nineteenth century, humans have turned to the Earth for energy sources to fuel their industry. This program discusses where oil comes from, how it is extracted, and how it is converted into energy. The effects of oil drilling and the burning of fossil fuels are also addressed, and the potential of alternative energy sources is considered.
Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
Masterpieces of Western Art at Columbia University is part of the Art Humanities Series. Masterpieces of Western Art has been a degree requirement for all College students and an integral part of the Core Curriculum since 1947. It is not a historical survey, but an analytical study of a limited number of monuments and artists, and teaches students how to look at, think about, and engage in critical discussion of the visual arts. (18:04)
Video produced by the Media Center for Art His