The Pampas of Europe (Hortobagy) - 1933
About a hundred miles north-east of Budapest lies a great level stretch of land known as the Hortobagy Plain. This 2:23 old video shows it and provides students a look at what life was like prior to the modern era. Using Google to show this land would be of value.
WSU innovation improves drowsy driver detection
SPOKANE, Wash.—Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/?p=127533
2.6 Caravaggio's sexuality ‘Caravaggio studies’ often provide good, and sometimes extreme, examples of the ways in which an artist's identity can be bound up in his work and vice versa. In the case of Caravaggio it is difficult to avoid assumptions about his sexual orientation in any modern study of his art. Bold statements sometimes presume that this is a resolved issue: he was, for example, ‘The one major painter of the late Cinquecento whose sexuality is otherwise freely expressed in his oevre’ (Saslow, 1986
‘Caravaggio studies’ often provide good, and sometimes extreme, examples of the ways in which an artist's identity can be bound up in his work and vice versa. In the case of Caravaggio it is difficult to avoid assumptions about his sexual orientation in any modern study of his art. Bold statements sometimes presume that this is a resolved issue: he was, for example, ‘The one major painter of the late Cinquecento whose sexuality is otherwise freely expressed in his oevre’ (Saslow, 1986
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
Clara Barton and the Founding of the Red Cross
A 1:45 video of Clara Barton who was a teacher, but suffered a nervous breakdown and went back to school and turned to helping others who were injured and sick at a time before women had rights. Good images.
Deforestation refers to the clearing or cutting down of trees. This video shows images of The Amazon rainforest and there is background music. It refers to the way the forest is being cut down and why we need to stop it. Run time 01:37.
Tarantulas in Nevada
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Brian Wignall talks with a naturalist about tarantulas. Learn some of the physical differences between male and female tarantulas, how tarantulas defend themselves against predators, the technique they use to capture prey that compensates for their poor vision, and why females tend to outlive males.
Watch a Young Tarantula Molt-Discovery Channel
This short Discovery Channel video shows a young tarantula molting. The video gives good facts about tarantulas.
The Spider that Invented the Wheel
The Namib Desert is home to the Golden Wheel Spider with one very uniqueway of escape. He digs under the desert sand to prevent wasps from attacking. This spider also "carthwheels" away at an amazingly fast speed as shown in this 1:43 long video. Students will like this video and the lesson on adaption has begun.
How to Reclaim Rain Water
This 6:20 tutorial shows how to reclaim rain water to re-use at home. It is mainly a member of Tree People talking about the importance of saving rain water.
Link Between Healthy Air and Healthy Lungs
Exposure to indoor pollutants such as dust, mold, tobacco smoke, and other strong odors are linked to making asthma worse. Air quality can be a problem anywhere in your home– the basement, family room, kitchen and bedroom. Sandra Rinomato, renowned realtor and host of Property Virgins, and air quality expert Brian Stocks, take you on a room-by-room tour to improve the air in your home. (04:44)
Teadching Reading With Children's Rhymes
In this clip learn some examples of children's rhymes such as having kids clap with the rhymes. An award winning teacher talks about teaching kids how to read using rhymes.
This animated film teaches students all about measuring volume. It provides good examples to help students grasp the concept. (01:19)
Push Notifications on the client and the backend with Donna Malayeri | Azure Friday Donna Malayeri demos how to integrate Push Notifications on both the client and the .NET backend with Azure Mobile Services. Areas covered in this video: Useful topics and links:
Donna Malayeri demos how to integrate Push Notifications on both the client and the .NET backend with Azure Mobile Services.
Areas covered in this video:
Useful topics and links:
Impressionism: A French Art Movement
This is a student-created slideshow (with words) about Impressionism.(03:50)
Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Create a Green Roof, Cool a City
Inspirational video showing the benefits of creating green roofs, gardens on roof tops. In this video we look at two of New York's most impressive green roofs to find out how they can help cities cool off and clean up. At a state of the art research station on the roof of Silvercup Studios in Queens, Riverwired's Pulse talks to green roof specialist Leslie Hoffman about how a few plants can reduce water pollution, cool an "urban heat island" by 100 degrees, and improve air quality.(4:59)
Volume of Cones
This video demonstrates how to find the volume of a cone by using the formula for the area of a circle for one of the bases and then multiplying by one-third of the height of the cone. This formula is very similar to cylinder and prism volume formulas. (4:36)
Classical Conditioning Explained (Pavlov's Dogs)
Classical conditioning explained using actual footage from Pavlov's experiment. (Professional video)