The Basic Components of a Computer
The Basic Components of a Computer - Computers have no boundaries and no distance is too far for them to gap. This video teaches you about the basic components of your computer. (07:34)
Samurai: The Way of the Warrior
This is an article about the Japanese warriors known as the Samurai. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:42) Great for improving listening skills.
A Brief Intro to the Lanthanides
Shows both the reactions and properties of some chemical elements. Taken from the free online course, The Molecular World. This is part of a clip from Open University. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen.
Three Little Pigs 1961 - Fractured Fairy Tales
Animated Video- The three little pigg sisters (yes, p - i -double g - s) get word of a fortune. Henry Q. Wolf learns of the fortune and wants to marry Alice, one of the pigg sisters. He makes a mistake and marries poor Alice, not rich Alice! But, there is still a happy ending...watch to find out! (5:34)
Digital Portfolio Pre-Pro (#8)
Everyone can use a digital portfolio. It is a way to portray who you are and what you can do. This video begins the construction of a digital portfolio that will continue throughout this series of videos. You start with the site map. The homepage links out to subpages.[11:21]
Attribute Trains - A Virtual Manipulative
Practice completing patterns of shapes, numbers, or colors. Complete the pattern by dragging blocks onto the train.
If a block does not belong where you drop it, it will return to where you picked it up. Press New Problem to start a new train.
Depopulation Of Europe,The Black Plague
This 1:30 video explains the impact of the Plague and also the 100 Years War and starvation caused 2/3rds of the population of Europe to die.
Feudalism and chivalry are the main topics of this four minute video. Goes over the main points of this time period and carefully explains the terms as well as comparing it to modern films dealing with this time period and how women are treated.
Korean history - Goguryeo, the powerful kingdom in ancient Northeast Asia
Goguryeo was the powerful kingdom in ancient Northeast Asia. It was established in B.C. 37. This video discusses many military innovations of the Goguryeans. Also, the video discusses great advances of art and archetecture given to the world through the Goguryean kingdom. Run time 04:19
The Chinese Gunpowder
Gunpowder was invented, documented and used in ancient China where the Chinese military forces used gunpowder based weapons technology. This video talks about how gunpowder was discovered and how they used it for firecrackers. (Professional video)Run time 06:17
The Story of India- Beginnings (pt. 3)
This documentary is about the history of India. It traces the roots of
the social, religious, and historical roots of the civilization there.
The series contains many interviews with Indian citizens of all sorts.
Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story
2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of "Born Free" -- a book and then a film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? What has happened to the people featured in the film? And what has "Born Free" taught us? (49:39)
Christian the Lion: The Full Story
This video tells the story of Christian the Lion. Two men purchased the lion cub in a London department store in 1969, raised him as a pet, released him in an African reserve, and had an emotional reunion after the release. The story is told with actual film footage, words on the screen, and music in the background. This video would be an excellent enrichment to the Christian the Lion books. (Note: This video has a few, small grammatical errors.) (06:37)
The Great Civilizations of South and Central America: Mayans
The Mayans built some of the massive pyramids that still stand today. They created a very accurate calendar, and were a very advanced civilization. Unfourtunately, much of their knowledge that were written in books were burned by the Spanish who thought they were based on superstition. This video explains some of the exceptional accomplishments of the Mayans. (02:46)
A Primer on Natural Resources and the Environment There is a fundamental fact about the world that has profound implications for the supply of natural resources and for the relationship between production and economic activity on the one side and man's environment on the other. This is the fact that the entire earth consists of solidly packed chemical elements. There is not a single cubic centimeter either on or within the earth that is not some chemical eleme
There is a fundamental fact about the world that has profound implications for the supply of natural resources and for the relationship between production and economic activity on the one side and man's environment on the other. This is the fact that the entire earth consists of solidly packed chemical elements. There is not a single cubic centimeter either on or within the earth that is not some chemical eleme
Mike Zarro PAETC07
Don't Make Me Think - I'm Here to Learn
Mike Zarro, Drexel University
Philadelphia Area Educational Technology Conference Feb 23, 2007
3.2 million people took at least one class o
Albright Talk on Educational Technology
Here is my talk at Albright College on March 17, 2008. I mainly discussed the evolution in my use of blogs, wikis and Second Life in the teaching of undergraduate organic chemistry courses.
UBC Talk on Open Notebook Science and Libraries
I presented a talk about Open Notebook Science and the implications for the future of libraries for Heather Morrison's class at the School of Libraries at the University of British Columbia on April 2, 2008. We did this over Skype so the questions are not very clear in the audio.
ACS Talk on Cheminformatics in Open Notebook Science
I present at the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans on April 6, 2008. The use cheminformatics tools such as SMILES, InChI, InChIKeys and JCAMP-DX to store and retrieve experimental information on a public laboratory notebook is detailed.
Freshman First Day
Megan Graves of Athens, Ga began her college career at the University of Georgia on Monday, August 18th, 2008 along with just over 4,800 of her freshmen classmates.