The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead Strike
This five minute video shows how the wealthy pushed the workers to the breaking point and thus resulted in a strike action in one of Carnegie's plants. Explains his hiring of leaders who promoting violence who attacked the striking union workers. Carneige's men hired armed men to remove the strikers. Carneige went to Scotland during this time period. The victory of the violent strike breakers helped change the face of the union movement for a time. A good video that shows what happened and expla
Money as Debt
This 47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
C-Span: Changing of the Guard Ceremony for Ronald Reagan Lying in State
This is a video of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. during the changing of the guards ceremony while Ronald Reagan lies in state.
How to Draw a Bird
Learn how to draw a bird. The artist instructing in this video is Ray Shaw. In this video he works on shading and texture. By pressing harder on the paper with the pencil it creates a texture. (5:48)
How to Draw Birds
To draw birds, consider the type of bird and the position it is in before beginning, using either a vertical or horizontal format accordingly, and include a round body, long neck, beak, feet and three toes. English captions. (3:23)
How Walt Disney Cartoons are Made
This black and white educational film is probably from the 40's and shows the different steps towards producing a cartoon. It discusses how Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as well as other short cartoons were made. It begins with story creation, dialogue, composer, animators, as well as the other steps to draw cartoons are shown. (8:33)
How-To Draw Mickey Mouse Like An Expert
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts. The video runs quickly and may need to be paused or repeated. (01:53)
THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT
In this video, Meet Me at the Corner, Virtual Field Trips for Kids, takes you to New York City. Students learn about "The Comic Book Project" in an interview with Michel Bitz, founder of the Comic Book Project at Columbia University. Children learn about the history of comics and how to create their own comic book hero. There are also Links to fun websites, questions, and Extended Activities. (04:42)
Introduction to Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, introduces conditional probability. He uses scores in a basketball game as an example. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points.
Probability (Part 7)--More on Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of conditional probability while touching on Bayes' Theorem. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Conditional Probability and Combinations
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability of picking a fair coin that was flipped 4 heads out of 6 heads. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Easy Cartoon Drawing : How to Draw a Cartoon Landscape
This expert, Matt Moskal, keeps it simple by drawing basic shapes to create clothing.
Easy Cartoon Drawing : How to Draw a Cartoon Tree
This expert, Matt Moskal, keeps it simple by drawing basic shapes to create a tree. The trunk as it touches the ground is wavy, then spreads out as it goes up to the branches. Section off your top with vs to create the branches. (2:14)
Probability: Finding What Percent an Event Has of Occurring
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to find the probability that an event will occur. He uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate several examples using a step by step approach.
Probability -Flipping a Coin (Part 1)
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate the possible combinations when flipping a coin. He uses a tree diagram to model several examples.
Probability -Flipping a Coin (Part 2) Probability -Using Basketball 'Free Throws' Art Elements-Lines Art Depicting Children
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the probability using free throws in a basketball game in his examples.
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - the line. Lines come in all sizes and styles. They all have three characteristics. (4:08)
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
Probability -Using Basketball 'Free Throws'
Art Depicting Children