Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 3 of
This well-done documentary includes interview clips of Rowling, one of the most popular authors of this era, discussing the clash of good and evil souls in her books, and more. (5:11)
Mitosis In Action
Observation of the cell division of C. elegans cells from a 1 cell embryonic stage over a 50 minute time course at 20 second intervals. Black and white with music. Grades 5-12. 54 sec.
Jim Harrison Biography
All-American Author of such works as Legends of the Fall is interviewed about his writing, cooking and life on the land. He wrote over 28 books, movies, and insights about his life is the essence of this 5:35 minute video. Gives excellent insights into how his life influenced his work. A good video to show older students about using "All that you are." The last part of the video is about his cooking from four minutes on.
Part 6 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Learn to encouraging children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing in this clip. Part 6 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
This video gives you step by step instructions on how to use Microsoft Photo Story (free) to quickly create videos from your photographs. Run time 06:18.
Art History Questions : Famous Women Photographers
Famous women photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Karen Wisniewski, Jody Cobb, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothy Allen and Julia Margaret Cameron. Study the photographic work of women throughout history with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video about famous artists. Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba.
(Filmmaker: Paul Muller)
Lewis and Clark's Expedition to the West
Video accompanied by text. "The Louisiana Purchase offered the United States much needed room to grow and access to an abundance of natural resources, waterways, and fertile farmland. Countless opportunities awaited the Americans, but they would first have to locate them. The Louisiana Territory was so large that France could not accurately define its contents or borders. Jefferson took advantage of the ambiguous agreement and asserted that it included the Missouri River, western Florida, New Or
Lewis And Clark
Learn about Lewis and Clark in this student-made, BrainPOP-inspired video by Robert Miller's 4th & 5th graders from Port Orange, Florida.
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
How to Mask When Painting
Masking is tape applied to your canvas. Fill around there with a think layer of paint. Fill in all around the taped area-nothing should be showing. Take the tape off gently. This gives you straight lines. (2:25)
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.
Tips on Teaching in a Special Education Classroom
When teaching in a special education classroom, you want to make sure you have your room set up to accommodate all the needs of the students. Set your special education classroom up with help from a special needs teacher in this minute-and-a-half video on special education.
Expert: Krista Blessing
Bio: Krista Blessing graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Filmmaker: Ashton Blessing
How to Draw a Cartoon Character Outline
Outlining helps you get a good foundation for the characteryou will draw. Work on finding the dimensions-how tall, how wide-creating a road map to draw your cartoon. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (2:06)
Twelfth Night, Part 2 of
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic play by Shakespeare brings this story to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 2 of ends in mid-sentence. (8:16)
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Cleaning Phrases in Sign Language
Learn how to sign wash, clean, dirty, comb, soap, and toilet with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
105 Minutes to Learn French
Learn French in 105 minutes? This is the creator's title, but of course, one can not learn French in such a short time. However, with this video, one can get a head start with some of the vocabulary words. The words are highlighted by a transparent red bar or red circle. The words are said once by a native speaker and there is no English definition, but the red indicators tell you what the words mean. (01:45:21)
FROM ENGLISH TO FRENC, Part #4 (starts with the letter 'L')
Each word appears on the screen in both English and French. Each word is said four times by a native French speaker. (33:47)
I Like Spring - Song
What season do you like? This song - with the text on screen - sings about the four seasons, and the types of weather that accompanies each.... The singer in this song - likes different korean foods - depending upon what season it is! The lyrics run across the screen as they are singing. Run time 01:34.