New Orleans Second Line Post Katrina
The first official Second Line in New Orleans post Katrina
Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Esta asignatura ofrece contenidos de tipo básico y especializado. Los contenidos básicos son todos aquellos relacionados con los sistemas de transmisión en línea (primer bloque de contenidos), de los que destacan las magnitudes logarítmicas, las perturbaciones de los medios de transmisión y el estudio del ruido. Los contenidos más aplicados son los relacionados con el diseño de ICTs (segundo bloque de contenidos), que constiruyen una aplicación y a la vez un refuerzo de los contenid
Great Paintings and Classical Music, Together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
The Five Components of Physical Education
This video describes the importance Physical Education and demonstrates its five components—flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. (3:23)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
Creativity in the face of crisis - How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions - David Rogers
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
Chemistry of Thanksgiving
Why do people eat mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day but not mashed paper towels? That’s not such an odd question from a chemistry standpoint because potato and paper are almost as similar as two peas in a pod in terms of the carbohydrates they contain.
For the answer to that and other topics that could spark dinnertime conversation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering an addition to the holiday menu: A special video on the chemistry of Thanksgiving. (23:21)
University of Memphis students say Thank U to the donors who have helped them.
Scholarship recipients at the U of M share their gratitude to the generous donors that enable their dreams of a college degree a reality. http://www.memphis.edu/give
Red Ribbon Week History
Ribbon Week history done with sign language using subtitles. Should interest the students both on content and method. (0:55)
For beginners, this vintage black and white film presents letters from the alphabet with a short lesson about the animals in the Bronx Zoo that each letter represents. (10:00)
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.
Edward Henry Potthast - "TheShade", ca. 1920
Ira Spanierman discusses Cincinnati-born artist Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) who moved to New York in the 1890s. The Shade, ca. 1920, is one of his most famous paintings by Potthast that depicts beachgoers enjoying themselves in the sun. Potthast was famous for his paintings of leisurely scenes at the beach, which he painted almost exclusively. This is a short video, but may have value to understanding the painter and how some of them favor one subject area or location.
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)
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.
Emmy Winning Alumna Sonya Houston ‘86 -- College of Charleston English Major
What does it take to produce news programs for a major television network? Just ask Sonya Houston, senior producer for CNN’s “Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield.” Five days a week, she and her team race to meet deadlines. Houston says it takes the ability to pull from different pools of knowledge, being a quick study, and knowing where to find information fast. She learned the basics of journalism by editing the College newspaper, and the broad-based liberal arts curriculum taught her to ex
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
This video shows the technology that helps the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop.
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)