Charles Reagan Wilson Delivers Mortar Board "Last Lecture"
Retiring professor Charles Reagen Wilson gave the Mortar Board "Last Lecture" at the Ford Center. Video by Mary Stanton Knight.
Albert Bierstadt Painter
This five minute video provides viewers with images prainted by Albert Bierstadt, a painter best known for his large landscapes of the American West. He was the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. There isn't any narration in this video, just images of the paintings so the teacher needs to provide insights as to the subject and painter's history.
Interview with Csaba Markus on Painting of Raphael
This 2:41 minute interview with Csaba Markus at the
Budapest Museum of Fine Arts discussing the details of Raphael's "Portrait of a Young Man" and the similarities to the "Mona Lisa". The strong dialect might be difficult for some students, but his insights are worth viewing for advanced art students.
Winslow Homer - 1836-1910
This three minute video is simply images that Homer created. There is no narration and so the teacher may have to stop the video several times to point out the style and content of the images to help the students better understand the works. (03:08)
Self-taught Artists: William Hawkins
This 1:16 video is about the self-taught artists William Hawkins, a former slave. It is very brief, but could provide students with motivation to find out more about Hawkins and others who learned by doing such as Grandma Moses.
Winslow Homer on Prouts Neck
This 6:26 long video goes into detail about Homer's work at Prouts Neck where he lived and painted some of his best work. The video also shows his studio. Several of his most famous works are shown, but the teacher may need to stop the video to explain what they are and how they were done.
Beginnings of Civilization
A slide presentation about the origins of Civilization. There is information about the first cities and a lot of vocabulary related to the topic. (No narration but lots of text and graphics)
Smoothing the way to a healthy glow?
A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. The research is being carried out by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC).
6.838 Algorithms for Computer Animation (MIT)
Animation is a compelling and effective form of expression; it engages viewers and makes difficult concepts easier to grasp. Today's animation industry creates films, special effects, and games with stunning visual detail and quality. This graduate class will investigate the algorithms that make these animations possible: keyframing, inverse kinematics, physical simulation, optimization, optimal control, motion capture, and data-driven methods. Our study will also reveal the shortcomings of thes
Thousands clash with police at mine protest in Istanbul
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Clashes break out during mine explosion protest in Istanbul. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Re
Who Wants to be a Millionaire - Numbers to 100 (#2)
A second version of the "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" interactive slideshow. It uses questions that test your knowledge of numbers 1-100 and their place values, written representations and more. Lots of fun for review.
Place Values up to Millions This video offers great help to understand how to read and write place values up to millions. Place value, through million, is put on the screen. Then place value is defined, standard form is shown and discussed, expanded form is shown and discussed, and word form is shown and discussed. After looking at the different forms of a number, some examples are done using the place value chart. This is a good video fo
This video offers great help to understand how to read and write place values up to millions. Place value, through million, is put on the screen. Then place value is defined, standard form is shown and discussed, expanded form is shown and discussed, and word form is shown and discussed. After looking at the different forms of a number, some examples are done using the place value chart. This is a good video fo
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
How Three New Jersey Towns Prepare for the Next Sandy
A five part video includes Intro, Plans for three New Jersey Towns- Sayrevillle, Highlands and Sea Bright, and Conclusion.
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Improving solar cells
Professor Chris McConville, from the department of physics, talks about his work on the semiconductor indium nitride which could make the conversion of solar energy more efficient. Professor McConville won the John Yarwood Memorial Medal for his work in this area.
This three minute video shows a little about his life. Students would benefit from the fact that he failed many times, but kept on working on his goals. The Civil War is mentioned briefly as is the Gettysburg Address. Not much depth, but good insight into his character.
Why Study Ancient Coins with Roland Deines
Professor Roland Deines looks at four ancient coins -- all of them nearly 2000 years old -- and shows how they provide a window into the world of Galilee and Judea in the time of Jesus. In the gospel there are many references to coins (for example: Mark 12:15 -- on paying Roman taxes; Mark 11:15 and John 2:15 -- the coins of the money-changers in the temple; Matthew 17:27 -- on the half-shekel tax; or Matthew 20:2 -- a reference to a denarius as a day's wage) and examples of the coins referred t
Number systems and the rules for combining numbers can be daunting. This unit will help you to understand the detail of rational and real numbers, complex numbers and integers. You will also be introduced to modular arithmetic and the concept of a relation between elements of a set.