Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.
How the Cow Ate the Cabbage Read A Loud
This video is a play on the story "There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly". The theme is a barnyard and a series of events creates an opportunity for a cow to get out of a gate to eat some cabbage in the field. Words appear at the bottom of the screen and each word is highlighted as it is said. Content is appropriate for elementary students.
Sunday Service - 3/25/2012 - Lillian Daniel
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Lillian Daniel delivers a sermon entitled "Why Church Matters." Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (28:24) "The reading from the book of john is so intense, it's almost comical. These Greeks you can picture them as sort of intellectual dilatants finally decide that Jesus has showed up on their radar screens. And they come in sort of self important and say, 'sir; we would like to see Jesus', and essentially Jesus says, 'it's too late
Henry David Thoreau - Excerpts from "Life Without Principle"
Using quotes from Thoreau's work, this video shows insights into this author's beliefs and character. A good video for those starting to read his work and for raising discussions in class about nature, work, and the human condition.
Can Animals Predict Disaster?
In interviews with scientists and eyewitnesses, PBS NATURE probes the evidence that some animals may have senses that allow them to predict impending natural disasters long before we can. (51:22)
Emperor Penguins - Parents and Babies in Antarctica
This 2:32 long video shows how these penguins live and survive in the coldest of climates. It shows how the parents care for the young and how they find food. A good introduction to animal adaption as well as a case study.
The OSU Marching Band provides a vivid visual of the Krebs Cycle as a marching pattern. Screen is divided with the band on one side and an animation of the Krebs Cycle on the other. 1:37 min.
This Discovery Education video discusses irrational numbers, such as the number pi because it has no decimal equivalent. Then, it discusses how irrational numbers relate to rational numbers. The video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.(02:23)
"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
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.