The Harlem Renaissance Music
This short film, is an introduction to an interdisciplinary unit on the
Music, Art, and Literature of the Harlem Renaissance. The video begins with the introduction of slavery to the colonies through Obama becoming president. It then focuses on the flowering of African American cultural and intellectual life during the 1920s and 1930s through art, music, and literature. Different performancers are highlighted-information is given in text and images shown. (9:54)
Steve Wozniak, co founder of Apple, is on The Hour. Wozniak's entire life was filled with fooling around with electronics. He wanted a computer that looked like a typewriter. In 1975, in his computer club, he was driven to design something that would become a personal computer.
Presents quantitative approaches to theory construction in the context of multiple response variables, with models for both continuous and categorical data. Topics include the statistical basis for causal inference; principles of path analysis; linear structural equation analysis incorporating measurement models; latent class regression; and analysis of panel data with observed and latent variable models. Draws examples from the social sciences, including the status attainment approach to interg
Where did the Egg Come From?
This is a another funny, vintage Sesame Street spoof of a game show This is Your Life that explains where eggs come from. This video actually addresses food chains and how energy is passed from one thing to another (in simplest terms). Without the sun, the rain, the farmer, and the chicken, the egg would not be here. (03:24)
Experience nature as never before as a young coyote must learn to survive on his own. This professionally made video clip covers a year in the life of a coyote. Run time 54:35.
HST.921 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future (MIT)
This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project team
Social Stratification (Part I & II)
The population of the United States is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. This increasing diversity is an important issue because it is changing the cultural, political, and economic landscape of American life.
What is the relationship between the bacteria, archaea, and eukaryote branches of the tree of life, with their startling variety of organisms? Students see comparisons of organisms in their natural habitats and examine ways of studying these organisms in those habitats and in the laboratory.
Fire Ant Border Wars
A quarter million strong, nothing can stop these ants once they start to attack. Food is a matter of life or death. So the fighting is fierce. This movie shows how competing ant colonies fight. Run time 01:07.
The Scientific Method - Centers for Week of 8/16/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students work in teams of four to complete six different centers. This week they are studying the scientific method. This week's centers include: (1) a website that asks the students to use the data provided to make a line graph, bar graph, and pie graph (2) a station where students predict the weight of 5 different boxes and use spring scales to measure the actual weight in grams (3) a station for classifying buttons by color and number of holes (4) a crossword p
Ancient Mayan Mysteries
In this video we learn about the great Mayan city of Teotihuacan. The citizens of the city believed that the gods needed to be pleased. They felt that to best please them would be to give them back some of the life that was taken from them. Run time 03:45.
Migration of the Monarch
It is one of the most impressive displays of migratorial instinct and ability in the animal kingdom: Each year millions of monarch butterflies migrate from eastern Canada and the United States to Mexico -- a journey of more than two thousand miles for some. This video segment from NOVA: "The Mystery of Animal Pathfinders" explores why monarchs make such an epic journey and how they manage to do it. A nice example of migration and life cycles. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:39.
100 Greatest People - Friedrich Nietzsche - 03/04
Video continues with Nietzsche’s life in Switzerland. In this episode they discuss the madness that Nietzsche suffered from. Nietzsche was drugged and sent to live with his mother, here he died. Video then discusses the books that Nietzsche had written during his life. Picture does not change. Video is appropriate for high school students.
This is a comprehensive textbook covering life functions that are ultimately interpretable in chemical terms, as chemistry is the logic of biological phenomena.
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,Conversations from 7 year olds take place about how to characterize an animal.
011 Americans in Paris, 1860–1900
The actor Charles Turner reads amusing descriptions of Parisian daily life by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937), the first African American artist to achieve international acclaim.
Based on UNICEF's annual flagship publication, The State of the World's Children report (SOWC), the U.S. Fund for UNICEF has developed and released these free resources for educators to use with students in grades 3-12. The lesson plans and resources in these units are designed to be used sequentially or separately. Topics include addressing global affairs issues such as the Millennium Development Goals, real life stories from youth, the causes of childhood exclusion, and water and sanitation.
Friday Gallery Talk: Daniel Moquay on Yves Klein
Daniel Moquay, head of the Yves Klein Archive, gives insight into the life and work of Yves Klein in this Friday Gallery Talk.
Water and human health
Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans and terrestrial animals. In this unit we look at threats, such as pollution, to water's capacity to support life around the world.
How Frogs Develop from Baby Tadpoles
This brief video includes narration and includes shows close-up video footage of the states of a frog's life cycle: egg, tadpole, and adult. Learn more about how frogs develop from baby tadpoles in this educational video from dizzo95. Run time 0:28.