"Ain't Misbehavin'" - Concordia Big Band (Fats Waller)
Filmed Live at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall for the Concordia University End-of-Year Concert Series, December 13th 2013. Student band directed by Dave Turner. Christina Gentile - Vocals Willis Pride - Piano Blake Pattengale - Guitar Noel Perras - Vibraphone Julien Trudel-Lauzon - Bass Christian Brun Del Re - Drums -Saxophones: Catherine Desrochers (alto), Jenelle Orcherton (alto), Étienne Chauvin (tenor), Katherine Paradis (tenor), Mark Leclerc (baritone) -Trumpets: Mike Cartile, Martin
Decoding Words in Context
Decoding Words in Context - Norbert leads Mandy through strategies to decode the word envelope. Mandy helps Zandro pronounce and understand dandelion.
Solids That Float or Sink in Water - Elementary Science
This is a brief computer-animated (01:36) video that discusses the properties of items that float or sink in water. At the end is a table of items that float or sink in water. Some items in the table may not be familiar: a gherkin is a pickle, a lady's finger is a vegetable similar to okra, and a brinjal is an eggplant.
Dancing Indian Elephants
Watch this cool video form explore.org called “Dancing Elephants.” The explore team shot this terrific film in August of 2007 and features the Asian Elephant of India, who play a key role in Indian society. They are essential for the agriculture of the land and for the religious
ceremonies of the people.
A nice three minute video showing forest elephants meeting in a clearning. The elephant's relationship with each other is shown as well as the importance of mud in their diet. A good video.
Kratts Creatures-Elephants-Educating Emily-Part1
In this video, the Kratt Brothers, Chris and Martin, visit an elephant orphanage in Kenya, Africa, where baby elephants who have been orphaned are taken care of. They help to prepare elephants to be released back into the wild. The orphanage gives the elephants adequate food and shelter.The brothers are introduced to Emily who is one and a half years old. The caretakers take on the role of Emily's mother and teach her the things her mother would have (9:15)
CHIN 102-01, Elementary Chinese, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The same as those for Chinese 101. We will finish 8 lessons this semester. Approximately, we will spend seven hours on each lesson. After the Spring Semester, student should be able to hold simple conversations on daily-life topics and to write short passages on topics that we have covered. You should also lean some basic aspects of Chinese culture and society as a necessary part of learning Ch
Komodo Dragon Bite
This professional video from National Geographic showing a Komodo Dragon's teeth. The razor sharp teeth are used efficiently by the dragon in combination with poisonous saliva. This is a nice example of a predator. (03:04)
Learning from the Gecko's Tail
Biologist Robert Full studies the amazing gecko, with its supersticky feet and tenacious climbing skill. But high-speed footage reveals that the gecko's tail harbors perhaps the most surprising talents of all. Run time 11:51.
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
In this introductory course on the philosophy of language, we examine views on the nature of meaning, reference, truth, and their relationships. Other topics may include relationships between language and logic, language and knowledge, language and reality, language and acts performed through its use. No knowledge of logic or linguistics presupposed.
An authentic work by Discovery Channel. What is sikhism? A program on Discovery Channel takes you to journey from Guru Nanak to birth of Khalsa Panth. Beautiful Shabad (Kirtan, Gurbani) in background by Ragi Bhai Avtaar Singh of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. (9:22)
Street View: Six New Cities
Learn how to make your own street view using Google Earth.
Ser vs. Estar
This student made music video includes lyrics to a rap song that will teach students the difference between ser v estar in spanish. Run time 05:12.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Apology, Utopia and Other Catch-22s: Why Criticism of the ICC is Fun, Popular...and Inevitable
Prof. Darryl Robinson, Professor of Law, Queen's University, Canada, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series.
The Magic School Bus Goes On Air - Air Pressure
For the Walkerville space capsule, Ms. Frizzle's class has to put in something on air. Keesha brings an "empty" pickle jar though, "It's not empty; it's filled with air." The rest of the class believes this is extremely pathetic and Ms. Frizzle "accidentally" gets the entire class stuck inside the pickle jar. Conveniently, they have to use air to get out of the jar in time for the space capsule's liftoff. (22:00)
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 4
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This fourth chapter gives an explanation of the distribution process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
Why Study Ancient Coins with Roland Deines
Professor Roland Deines looks at four ancient coins -- all of them nearly 2000 years old -- and shows how they provide a window into the world of Galilee and Judea in the time of Jesus. In the gospel there are many references to coins (for example: Mark 12:15 -- on paying Roman taxes; Mark 11:15 and John 2:15 -- the coins of the money-changers in the temple; Matthew 17:27 -- on the half-shekel tax; or Matthew 20:2 -- a reference to a denarius as a day's wage) and examples of the coins referred t
Volume of Spheres
This video demonstrates how to find the volume of a sphere by using a simple volume formula. The volume of sphere formula is unique because it only requires the radius to calculate the volume of any sphere. When finding the volume of spheres, it is important to note if we are given the radius or the diameter of the shape. This formula is very similar to other prism volume formulas. (2:05)
"Do You Know Your Address?" Animated Song
There is colorful animation for the song. The lyrics repeat the question "Do you know...?" first they ask about the number of the house and then about the name of the street. Finally, the last question is, "Do you know your address?" This is a great teaching resource for young learners and/or special education students and would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community and home. (1:52)