Video Documentary- In Papua, New Guinea, a group of initiates is about to enter the final stage of a long and arduous ritual. This is a male ritual that leads to manhood. Men's bodies are cut in the patterns of crocodile teeth. (Caution: Cutting and blood are shown.)
Life Cycle Of A Frog - Claymation
Short claymation clip about the life cycle of a frog. Use of word descriptions between animations. Video is set to music. Appears to be a student-made video. Run time 02:15.
Chinese Culture part 5: The Taklamakan Desert and the oasis Turpan
This film describes the life in the Taklamakan Desert, discusses the value of camels, shows the lush beauty of the Turpan oasis and even shows the red-tailed gerbil!
Haiti is a Catholic country but daily life still moves to the rhythms of spirit religion. Learn how voodooism is part of their everyday life in Haiti.
J.S. Bach: Life and Works - 1/2
Stunningly filmed in locations throughout central Germany, "J.S. Bach: Life and Works" sets a new standard for artful filming of music performance. A rare DVD featuring excellent performances of a variety of Bach works in the context of locations the music was intended for: churches and castles. Includes the first filmed performance on the recently reconstructed Wender organ in Arnstadt where Bach worked early in his career.
Learn about the life of Christopher Columbus and his famous journey to the New World.
Marilyn Monroe Newsreel Obituary - Death of a Star
Newsreel obituary on the death of Marilyn Monroe right after the event., reflecting on her public life.
How to Go Green: Earth Day 2009
Watch and learn a few tips on leading a more eco-friendly life. These
tips are from Earth Day 2009. Go Green!
This video discusses the life cycle of a monarch butterfly starting with the Fall migration that starts in August. Film has amazing close-up footage of the birth of this butterfly.
The Blue Planet
Perhaps the last great unexplored frontier on earth, the oceans reveal major new revelations as detected by scientists aboard the space shuttle and submerged to the depths of the "middle ocean" to view rare life forms.
Performance Poetry Engages Students
Kids -- 12 and 13 years old -- pour their guts onto paper in verse. They spend weeks furiously writing, revising, and coaching each other, and revising again. When they are done, they stand alone in front of their peers and recite poetry, using voice and gesture to bring their words to life. A concept known as slam poetry is becoming common in classrooms across the country. In lower-income neighborhoods in cities like New York and Chicago, students are competing with words and then settling in
Joseph R. Bankoff President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center - IMPACT
September 8, 2010 - IMPACT presents Joseph R. Bankoff, President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center. Joseph R. Bankoff joined the Woodruff Arts Center in September 2006 as president and CEO. He has been an active part of the Atlanta arts community for many years. He worked to raise funds for Atlanta Arts Alliance (original name of the Woodruff Arts Center) and the 1983 expansion of the High Museum. He is a charter member of the High and long-time subscriber to the Alliance Theatre. He joined the Atl
The 2/4 Time Signature for Drums
This shows how to count 2/4 and the patterns you need for the correct sticking. (1:09)
Isadora Duncan shown in photographs
This video shows Isadora Duncan in photographs. She is shown through out her life. Duncan lived from 1877-1927. She was considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. The photographs are set to music.(4:06)
Table Manners for Children: The Importance of Table Manners
Table manners are very important throughout a child's life. Video discusses strategies for teaching table manners. Parents need to take it slow and take in the child’s age, maturity level, and if they are picky eaters. Presenter recommends working with children at an early age. Video is of good quality. (1:36)
How To Tie Your Necktie
Learn how to tie a tie with the Half Windsor Knot, following step-by-step video instructions complete with real-life example! This video let's you see the tie as if you are facing a mirror.
Documenting and Collecting Plants
Plants dominate the living landscape around us. Learning about this essential part of the ecosystem. Collecting and identifying plants should be a part of any life sciences curriculum. Designed to support the Plant Press project at Hila Science Camp, this video discusses collecting and classifying plants and the importance of the classification system developed by Carl Linnaeus.
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
Nina Simone singing "Love me or leave me"
This video shows photographs of the singer through out her life. (b1933-d2003). Nina Simone was not just a fabulous musician but a Civil Rights activist.
Wilt Chamberlain: Basketball Legend Part 1
This ESPN Classic follows the life of Wilt Chamberlain from the beginning to the end of his career. The video shows the interview with the legend where he talks about the highs and lows of his career. (7:19)