The Cove Film: A Call To Action Against Dolphin Killings
A two minute video about the slaughter of dolphins in a small community in Japan. A review of the dramatic video, The Cove. A good introduction and a call to action for students since the entire movie might be too much for younger students. Teachers should emphasis that dolphins do eat fish and that they threaten the fishermen's income. A map of Japan would be good. A good start for a service learning project.
Semiotics: the study of signs
This is a short educational animated film; an introduction to the study of semiotics . The video appears to be a high quality, student-made project. Run time 03:26.
Mythbusters Guys Talk Computer History
Watch this video about the speed of Intel's new Centrino microprocessor on HowStuffWorks. Science gurus Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman race through speed and time to show the explosive wonders of Moore's Law, which is at the core of advances in computer technology. This video was created to celebrate the introduction of Intel Centrino Duo and Intel Centrino Pro processor technology in May 2007, and is presented courtesy of PodTech.net. (1:41)
Lightweight Isotruss Bike Using Carbon Fibers
Engineers used elements of architecture and geometry to create a strong but lightweight triangle-based isotruss bicycle frame. The isotruss is first wound with carbon fiber using a sheet that holds the tension constant. The engineers then hand-wind Kevlar strands over the isotruss. Students might be suprised that geometry is being used in making bike frames. It is also a good introduction into the triangle and its strengths.
Essay Introductions, pt. 1
This video captures the lecture and discussion on writing
introductions for literary analysis essays. The teacher asks students questions about the introduction to the essay and student responses are recorded and discussed.
This video is an introduction to trigonometric identities. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
William Shakepeare, a biographical documentary
A short biography of William Shakespeare with narration and still images of Shakespeare, his father, his town, Queen Elizabeth, folios, drawings, sketches, paintings, still images from films, sculpture relief, accompanied by Elizabethan period music. Narrated by a single male voice. Well written, succinct introduction to the world's most famous English playwright. (3:30)
Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt
This video explains the political, social, and economic activity of the Ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians. This video provides a introduction to the worlds first civilizations. (Amateur video that has good information and moving very quickly)
Medieval Woman (1)
The vision of European medieval women that has emerged in the popular imagination is one of idealized caricature. These women were, instead,
full participants in life, good and bad.Aprofessional video with slides and narration.
Roosevelt Corollary To the Monroe Doctrine
This video is accompanied by text. "Around the turn of the twentieth century, Latin American nations began defaulting on massive loans from European powers such as Germany and England. Many of these “Banana Republics,” including Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, had borrowed heavily and had no way or intention of repaying their debts. This issue came to the forefront in 1903, when German warships sank two Venezuelan vessels and bombarded a Venezuelan town. Their intention was to intimida
A short photostory of the incredible illustrator, Quentin Blake.
Suitable for use in the primary classroom as an introduction to his
work and his contribution to the work of Roald Dahl.
A Rotting Apple
This short, two-minute video is set to music and uses time lapse photography to show the process of an apple rotting. This video might be a nice introduction for decomposition or for the fungi kingdom. There are no words; the video is accompanied by soft piano music.
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (5of 5) with Janine Jansen
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. (05:01)
Computer Dictionary - What Is An Operating System or OS?
After an introduction of who he is, the lecturer offers a simple, plain explanation of the computer term "operating system" (or OS). Windows Vista, DOS, Linux and Mac OSX are both examples of Operating Systems. Most common are Windows and Mac. Operating systems tell your computer what to do. Lecture. (9:43)
Energy security: a picture of uncertainty
Uncertainty surrounds the security and sustainability of energy supplies in the UK
from 2015 onwards, with energy prices rising – in some cases – to uncomfortably high levels. “Gas would be a very important bridge to take us to the Elysian fields of a much cleaner energy scene of onshore and offshore wind, renewables, and an expectation of a very large chunk of nuclear,” says Alistair Buchanan, Chief Executive of Ofgem (the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets), speaking at The
Animated History of Early Canadian Claims
This animated video shows a very basic explanation of the first Europeans that landed in what is now Canada. It explores a couple of the reasons Canada was so important and can provide an excellent primary introduction to Canadian history for younger viewers. (1:26)
The Light Reactions: An Introduction
Professor George Wolfe discusses an introduction to the light reactions in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 08:27.
Lipids: An Introduction
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to lipids in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation of lipids. Run time 08:30.
The Heterotroph Hypothesis: An Introduction
Professor George Wolfe discusses an introduction to the heterotroph hypothesis in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation of the heterotroph hypothesis. Run time 07:57.
"Moments of self-portraiture in Mughal painting"
A talk by Monica Juneja Huneke, Visiting Professor of Middle East and South Asian Studies, Emory University. From the South Asia Seminar.