Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker
Edd Presnell, a mountain craftsman and native of Watauga County, North Carolina, demonstrates and comments on the construction of a dulcimer. Presnell learned his craft from his father-in-law. Film includes a brief performance on a finished dulcimer by his wife, Nettie. This 16mm film is archived in the Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader collection in the Archives of Appalachia, East Tennesse State University.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / Appalachia / 1973
Service Learning, Boys, and Fish Tanks
When students can take charge of their learning and make it meaningful to them, their motivation and commitment soar.,Volume 11, Number 4
Science Learning Environments and Action Research
A learning environment survey can be easily used in your science classroom to evaluate new instructional approaches, to spark enthusiasm, and to produce evidence showing that you are indeed becoming a reflective practitioner. Intellectual professional development should go beyond attending conferences and inservice training. This article will describe how you can successfully implement CLEAR (Classroom Learning Environment Action Research) as a strategy for improving your science teaching practi
Green Science: Investigating green—Creating surveys to answer questions
Being green means different things to different people. Some suggest that being green means saving energy, not wasting paper towels, going solar, harnessing wind, using less fertilizer, or buying products that are organically grown. Given that being green can mean a lot of things, what does “being green” or “going green” mean to both you and your students? To find out, we need to make informed decisions by collecting data. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to become familiar with
Learning about Multiplication Using Dynamic Sketches of an Area Model
Students can learn to visualize the effects of multiplying a fixed positive number by positive numbers greater than 1 and less than 1 with this tool. Using interactive figures, students can investigate how changing the height of a rectangle with a fixed width changes its area.
Explore a few of the ways plants pollinate each other in this video segment from Sexual Encounters of a Floral Kind.
Dreams and Songs of the Noble Old
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Dreams and Songs of the Noble Old is one of five films made from footage that Alan Lomax shot between 1978 and 1985 for the PBS American Patchwork series (1991). This film shows the talents and wisdom of elderly musicians, singers, and story-tellers who perform not for fame or fortune but to preserve and share their culture. Fiddle tunes and tales of moonshining and feuds from Tommy Jarrell (83) of Toast, N.C.; blues by Jack Owens (70s) and Sam Chatman
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Tracy Statter, RN, BSN, CPEN
Tracy Statter RN, is one of our youngest senior clinical nurses. She's a great example of one of the most fundamental principles of our culture: merit matters most. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Tracy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors htt
Freeman Shaves 28-Year-Old Beard for a Cause
Ed Freeman; faculty at the Darden School of Business, knows a good cause when he sees it! Challenging Darden students, alumni and peers to raise $10,000 for SHE (Shelter for Help and Emergency), he committed to shave his 28 year-old beard if the amount was met or exceeded. February 2012.
17.148 Political Economy of Globalization (MIT)
This is a graduate seminar for students who already have some familiarity with issues in political economy and/or European politics. The objective is to examine the ways in which changes in the international economy and the regimes that regulate it interact with domestic politics, policy-making, and the institutional structures of the political economy in industrialized democracies.
Intro to Chemistry: 10.5 Titrations in Chemistry (2/3)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 10.5 Titrations in Chemistry.
Teorema de Pitágoras (En Español)
Este video explica el teorema de Pitágoras, a la misma vez proporcionando imágenes de la teoría. El profesor diagrama el triángulo y enseña vocabulario del teorema (el hipotenusa y los catetos). Perfecto para una introdución al tema. (10:52)
War and peace. Leo Tolstoy Part 19
A 1956 movie version of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, War and
Peace, . This epic tale takes place during Napoleon's invasion of
Russia. part 19