Make a Thumbnail Sketch for an Oil Painting
This Expert Villiage video shows how one makes a thumbnail sketch and why it is important in an oil painting. This sketch gives you ideas about the shades of light and dark, colors you might use, and how the painting might play out. (1:31)
Science Fair Project Ideas
When choosing a science fair project, it's important to choose a
project that can be followed through with and that is of personal
interest. Discover ideas for science fair projects that are
age-appropriate with help from a science teacher.
U.S. Geography Quiz
Here are a few questions and answers over the economic and political geography of the United States. Also a U.S geography quiz. (Amateur video) Professor uses computer screen for the statistics.
How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character
Start by jotting down ideas. Start with the eyes then finish out the face. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (4:47)
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Endangered Species in Florida
A short video about some of the animals that have been killed by humans and human activities. This video goes into the causes of some of them, but does not offer any ideas aobut how to keep them alive. At best a general review of animals that live in Florida. Run time 02:10.
Super Absorbent Polymers
Students develop a video project in Chemistry class to demonstrate how science ideas can be very helpful in our society. The video is a student-made project is about super absorbent polymers. It focuses on the example of the disposable diaper, gives a brief history of the invention of the diaper, and provides an explanation of how it connects to polymers. Some audio is poor. Run time 03:57.
This lesson deals with political correctness. There is a definition of PR and there is useful vocabulary presented. There is reference to attitude and how the things we say influence others. There are clear examples about gender, physically challenged, ethnic groups, etc.
Introduction to the Mechanical Universe
Provocative questions begin the quest of The Mechanical Universe. This introductory preview enters an Aristotelian world in conflict, introduces the revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicus through Newton, and, like a space shuttle from past to present, links the physics of the heavens to the physics of the Earth.
Beyond the Mechanical Universe
Provocative questions begin the quest of Beyond The Mechanical Universe. This introductory preview enters the world of Electricity and Magnetism, goes on to 20th-century discoveries of Relativity and Quantum mechanics. The brilliant ideas of Faraday, Ampere, Maxwell, Einstein, Schrödinger, Heisenberg add to The Mechanical Universe of Newton.
How do you make lessons stick?
How do you get a lesson to stick is a very, very fast paced slide show that goes through his six elements of a good lesson. Some interesting ideas, but no evidence given on their improvement in terms of objective data. There needs to be more information to understand this lesson, but it does have some good elements. (6:40)
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
FDR and Packing the Supreme Court (2)
With the New Deal in peril, FDR faced a Supreme Court that was against his ideas.
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Brazil Part 8: Feijoada, Brazil's National Dish
For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA Any discussion of Brazil's iconic dishes is incomplete without an in-depth look at the country's national dish- feijoada completa. Feijoada is more than just a bean stew... it is a cultural rite of passage. Opting for a taste of carioca style feijoada, we travel to Ipanema to pay a visit to a true Rio classic - Chef Gilberto Araújo's Casa da Feijoada. Many legends mistakenly attribute feijoada to the slave kitchen, but the Portuguese consumed feijoada
The Policy-Making Cycle
This video is accompanied by text. "Political socialization is the process by which people learn and form opinions about government and politics. This process typically begins at home, where children overhear their parents talking about political issues, concerns, and politicians. Most people can probably recall a time when they heard their parents or other adults praising or ranting about a politician. The things that are said, both good and bad, influence how young minds perceive government an
Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian." Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.
Improving Your Child's Memory
In this professionally-produced video, learn how memory is a matter of effective technique and training. By reading stories, using visualization, discussing the material and sharing ideas, concepts are reinforced and memory is strengthened.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Inspired by Wisconsin
Inspired by Wisconsin - People get ideas, thoughts, feelings, and urges to take action or create something from the world around them. Throughout Wisconsin's history, people have responded to the state's environment in a multitude of ways. The state's diverse landscapes have inspired people to pursue both practical and creative endeavors. The Wisconsin landscape has motivated people to become farmers, take political action, write music, create works of art, build cities, and establish wild
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-We All Work
We All Work - Wisconsin's landscape has always affected the types of work available to its citizens. Conversely, the work people engage in affects the landscape and the people who live there. As technology advances and people can exchange ideas more rapidly, geographical boundaries become less significant, creating more changes in the workplace. This program explores the dynamic relationship among geographical resources, technology, and work, showing students the many choices they can make