Alfred University's "Memories of Alfred" - Fraternities and Sororities
Fraternities and sororities is a chapter from a film entitled "Memories of Alfred," which is a compilation of 16mm and 35mm amateur movies taken from the early 1930s through the late 1950s by cinematographers, W. Varick Nevins III '32 and Huber S. Watson '41. They have provided us with a comprehensive and enduring record of student life in Alfred during a very special time. Keep checking back on YouTube as new chapters will be posted soon.
CSUN Alumna Named 2012 National Teacher of the Year
Cal State Northridge alumna Rebecca Mieliwocki '96 (Secondary English Education), who currently teaches at Luther Burbank Middle School, receives the National Teacher of the Year Award from President Barack Obama and delivers an inspirational speech to the audience assembled in the White House East Room. (Apr. 24, 2012. Video courtesy of the White House.)
Mr.Wade Class 1st period (Asha Mosby-Blair)
Titanium - Periodic Table of Videos
New and updated video about the element Titanium. More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - Writing a Spanish Letter to a Friend
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You had a late night last night because you were out partying with friends in Spain. It is now early afternoon, and you can hardly stay awake at your job. Thank goodness for Spanish working hours, because you plan to take full advantage of that long lunch break today. In this lesson, [...]
Say What?: -sh- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is consonant digraph -sh-. Other beginning sounds are also reviewed.
Looking Back: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops
A world-renowned expert on the ecological impacts and management of genetically engineered crops, University of Arizona professor Yves Carrière presented the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the sustainability impacts of genetically engineered crops in the United States. He also discussed the scientific record from the global use of herbicide- and insect-resistant crops, which were designed to reduce the use of pesticides, improve yields and provide economic benefits
Say What?: -ink- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ink-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
Dunk Tank: Liquid Volume (Interactive Game)
Dunk Tank is a math-themed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and students compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 15-30 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacher-led instruction. In this interac
Thunderbird Alumni Webcast: Arab Spring
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Paul Kinsinger talks June 7, 2012. http://www.thunderbird.edu
How to Use "BlipSnips" (Create a Video Bookmark)
Blip Snips is an easy to use web tool that lets users create a video bookmark and then share specific parts of a video. Creating video tags or bookmarks allows users to find content quickly and efficiently. This is also an easy way to edit out some of the extraneous content of a video that might be great in the classroom. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and application in the classroom. (2:28)
Sentence Structure: How to Write a Memorable Sentence І The Great Courses
" Recently, I asked the students in my Prose Style class to think of memorable first sentences from novels. The results were actually a little disappointing..." This is how the professor starts this short lecture. This video was created for college students, but high school students can gain knowledge from this excellent video. (08:32)
River Trent - The Derbyshire and Leicestershire Trent
Continuing the journey from source to sea
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DNA: The Human Body Recipe
As a class, students work through an example showing how DNA provides the "recipe" for making our body proteins. They see how the pattern of nucleotide bases (adenine, thymine, guanine, cytosine) forms the double helix ladder shape of DNA, and serves as the code for the steps required to make genes. They also learn some ways that engineers and scientists are applying their understanding of DNA in our world.
Strong as the Weakest Link
To introduce the two types of stress that materials undergo compression and tension students examine compressive and tensile forces and learn about bridges and skyscrapers. They construct their own building structure using marshmallows and spaghetti to see which structure can hold the most weight. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the psychological concepts of stress and stress management, and complete a writing activity.
Urban Metabolism: Watching CO2 Change
Using an innovative observational array of micro-sensors, Ron Cohen is mapping plumes of carbon-dioxide emissions to trace them to their origin. As is well-known, these carbon emissions are having profound impacts on the temperature of the atmosphere, but this, in turn, has a large effect on clouds. Ronald C. Cohen, Director of the Berkeley Atmospheric Science Center, Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Be
AICGS At Issue Interview: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
AICGS Executive Director Jack Janes and Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former Minister for Economic Affairs and Defense Minister for Germany, to discuss the common challenges facing Germany and the United States in today's global agenda.
Dia de los Muertos (en español)
Aquí tienen un video sobre el Día de Los Muertos en Santa Ana, CA. El video enseña ofrendas, comida, y cosas importantes de este día. Alomejor sería útil para un ejemplo auténtico de gente celebrando la vida de sus seres queridos. (2:38)