Meet the Artist: Grazia Toderi
On the opening night of "Directions: Grazia Toderi," the Italian artist introduces her recent projections and drawings, which transform the artifacts of a culture obsessed with technology and surveillance into celestial meditations both poetic and chilling. Recorded Thursday, April 21, 6:45 pm.
Leaf Pigment Chromatography Lab
Video overview of a student lab on leaf pigment chromatography. Background information and step-by-step procedure. Lab handouts available at http://jrsowash.wikispaces.com/labcast. The video uses lecture format (for background information) as well as a lab demonstration. 5:21 min.
Learn French Numbers 1-10
Learn French numbers from 1 to 10. The numbers are pronounced very clearly leaving enough time to repeat what the instructor (off screen) says. (0:46)
The Parts of Speech
An overview of the 8 parts of speech and how they function in the english language by FunEasyEnglish.com. (2:28)
Eight Parts of Speech Powerpoint
Well done with lots of content and examples. You can even click on videos that add depth to lesson and accompanying text.
Some Common Words in ASL
Learn some basic words in Sign Language in this short video. You can learn how to say house, apartment, car, bus, chair, table. Video is set to music. Images of the objects are shown and then a teacher demonstrates the sign for the object. This video could easily be used for any age that is learning sign language. Run time 0:47.
The Bombing of the Twin Towers: A Tribute
This five minute video shows footage of the terrorist attack. Excellent shots. A great video to show to enable students to remember what happened.
Very poor audio, images are not explained, and there is no background to the interviews.
Kids as Inventors
Think Big is a great child led investigative report. This episode introduces Scott Barnhill who came up with his first invention idea at the age of 9. It talks about kids as inventors as well as how ideas become actual inventions.
The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan - flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on. (02:53)
"Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé
Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" is a four minute video that could be used to get students exercising to the beat of her music or to have the students study the dance moves and copy them. Either way, it is bound to get their attention.
Basic Spanish Vocabulary - Places
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for places that you might go. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
This clip provides an introduction to Spanish Vocabulary. The English words are shown alongside the Spanish words.
In this video you can learn some basic english to spanish translations.
#11 How to learn a new song for any piano, guitar, bass or drum set.
This lesson teaches you how to learn a new song quickly and efficiently. It's EASY to learn a new song with this method. Remember: 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow STOP Now repeat the notes in your mind in the order you played them. (30:08)
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
The verbs saber (to know) and conocer (to know)
This video helps clear up confusion about how to use the verbs saber and conocer. Both mean to know but are not interchangeable. The speaker explains in English and the words are displayed on the screen.
Martin Luther King Jr. Leads March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality. (3:10)
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.