Explore went to China on a fact-finding mission led by Charles Annenberg Weingarten, a trustee of the Annenberg Foundation. During the three-week trip, the team discovered many of China's hidden gems: philosophy, art, education, and rural life. They also discovered how the country's hard-working and innovative leaders were working to solve environmental, human rights, and public health issues.
Introduction to Haiti (Vintage Film)
This vintage film is an introduction and brief history of Haiti which was filmed in 1942. The film contains many informational tidbits such as: Haiti means 'land of the mountains'. (The Native-Americans who were here before European explorers named the land.) Suitable for upper elementary to high school students.
Introduction to Renaissance Art, Part I
This is a video slideshow of music and images of Renaissance paintings. Famous artists are listed as well as some information about Renaissance paintings and philosophies. (2:42)
Introduction to the Renaissance, Part II
WARNING: Frontal nudity is present in this video (Botticelli's Venus, Michelangelo's Adam, and Michelangelo's Flood of Noah). This is a video slideshow of music and images of Renaissance paintings. (There are two mispelled words in the video; they should be Vitruvian and Michelangelo.) Slideshow can be stopped for notetaking or discussion. (3:12)
Renaissance Art introduction, Part I
The first of of a simple three-part slideshow introducing Renaissance art, this discusses Van Eyck, Boticelli, and Da Vinci. Very basic biographical and conceptual background is given. NOTE: Boticelli's Venus, a nude, appears. Note: no sound-pictures and text only.
Introduction to Electricity
Moving electrons creative electricity. This video is an introduction to electricity by explaining how batteries and circuits work. Key words include: electrons, positive charge, negative charge, current, amp, voltage, short circuit, and circuit. Run time 05:16.
An Introduction to Figurative Language
The instructor first reads a short poem, which, in the video, is accompanied by images. Then, the instructor uses examples from the poem to demonstrate the uses of figurative language. This excellent video was created by Pageant Coterie and is suitable for middle school students and high school students.
E5. Introduction to Monetary Policy
This video provides a brief introduction to monetary policy - one of the main elements of economic policy.It is done by a financial counselor. (semi-amateur)
Introduction to Heredity
In this video, Sal Khan discusses heredity and classical genetics, dominant and recessive traits, plus heterozygous and homozygous genotypes. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
United Nations Introduction
A brief introduction to the United Nations System Maori and Indigenous Peoples Human Rights.
Introduction to Google Earth
Introduction to using Google Earth for IU Southeast's G201 World Regional Geography online course. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin
Introduction to Reaction Mechanisms
In this video, Sal Khan offers an introduction to reaction Mechanisms. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. Please open the screen to 'full view' to see the small writing on a black screen.
Introduction to Cancer
Sal Khan offers an introduction to cancer and how it is the by-product of broken DNA replication. The instructor uses drawings to illustrate mutations, apoptosis, mitosis, cell replication, replication of cells. (12:36)
An Introduction to the Life of Charles Darwin
This video takes a brief look at some aspects of the personal and professional life of Charles Darwin. Darwin proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Run time 04:39.
Charles Darwin-David Attenborough-BBC Documentary; Introduction
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run time 03:12.
Introduction to Stoichiometry
Instructor introduces Stoichiometry, where chemists study the relationship between reactants and products in a balanced chemical reaction. Instructor uses a black screen to write with his cursor and uses different colors to highlight points. According to instructor, this is high school chemistry.
Welcome to the Universe - I: Introduction
Part I: Introduction This episode introduces a new, free series detailing our most modern scientific understanding of the Universe and the journey taken to reach it. Run time 07:00.
Introduction to Matrices
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. The video shows what a matrix is and how to add and subtract them.
Introduction to Clauses
This is a video presentation about different kinds of clauses. There is an introduction explaining the difference between words, phrases and clauses and there are several examples.
Introduction to Tension
An introduction to tension. Solving for the tension(s) in a set of wires when a weight is hanging from them. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Run time 10:19.