Intro to Judaism #6 Terms Jewish History
Video discusses terms on Jewish history.
Essence of Judaism
This video shows an interview to Prof. Levi where he defines the essence of Judaism. The video is accompanied by some slides of a presentation summarising the main points discussed such as the main beliefs. They talk about the Core of the Religion and refer to the Torah.
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.
New York City Beekeeper
Brothers August (age 12) and Daniel (age 9) visit urban farmer David
Gaves who keeps bee hives on the top of a skyscraper in the middle of Manhattan. The boys learn about handling bees and the challenges of beekeeping in the middle of a big city. Links to the beekeeper’s
website, the National Honeybee Board, insect sites and recipes using
Busy, Busy, Bees! Honey Bees and Drones
We all know of honey bees! These insects are famous for two things:
when they are angry, they sting, and it hurts! And they convert nectar
which they collect from different plants into a sweet, thick, golden
liquid we know as honey!
Bees live in hives composed of hexagonal spaces and their colonies
have clear hierarchies. The most important member of the hive is the
queen bee. The other kinds of bees are female worker bees which nurse
the eggs and
Don Steinke's childhood fascination is now a 475-hive family business
known as Steinke's Bee World. He and his wife, Catherine, care for the hives and harvest the honey together each year, while selling it at the Wapakoneta Farmers Market and out of their store near their home.
Long Live the Queens
Many Ohio crops are heavily dependent on bee pollination. But a lot of bee colonies aren’t making it though the Ohio winters. A man from
Blacklick is trying to develop a strain of queen bees that can better
survive Ohio's harsh, wet winters.
Learn about Bees in Winter
How do bees keep warm in the winter? Gardener Allen Smith opens his backyard beehive to find the answer to this question. Run time 01:42.
This video segment from NOVA: "The Mystery of Animal Pathfinders" explores the world of honeybees: how they communicate information about food sources with their hivemates, and how, once in flight, they find their way to the flowers that provide nectar and pollen. Run time 04:55.
How Do Bees Turn Pollen Into Honey?
Bees use the parts of their mouths to make nectar a little bit at a time, layering it on the walls of their hive. This video can be used in science class and also as a lesson on working together and delayed gratification. A handout of hives would be a help. Run time 02:05.
The Plight of the Honeybees--Will They Soon Disappear?
The Plight of the Honeybees - Ever since Rachel Carson's book 'Silent Spring' first appeared, warning us against the dangers of chemicals in our natural world, we seem to be entering a new, more dangerous period, where the accumulated human effects upon the environment are producing an obvious toll. In this story, another human soul speaks out, this time, about the plight of the honeybees. (03:52)
African honeybees have reproduced in great number in the Amazon rain forest forming aggressive swarms that are blamed for nearly 1,00 deaths. This movie talks about these bees and how they have migrated to the U.S. Run time 03:38.
The land between Dresden and Nelsonville offers high quality clay
deposits--perfect for pottery making. Artists in the Clay Corridor turn
this local resource into works of art.
Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing
Emily Reason, author of Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing, shows you how to throw a bowl on the wheel.
Ceramic Mugs: Trimming a Foot
Trim the foot of a ceramic mug to create a lip on the bottom. Learn how to trim a foot when throwing a mug. run time 2:29
This video about a butcher in southern California is part of a series designed to help students learn more about different careers. This butcher discusses how to make sausages. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
The Real Number Set - Part 1
This Language of Mathematics video the instructor goes 'back to basics' using the 'real number set'. He uses a chalkboard to model what real numbers are and how they are organized. Straightforward and easy-to-understand.
Buying Gold Coins
An owner of an antique store talks about buying gold coins. In the clip he explains how to determine which style and country of origin
is preferred. He talks about how to make sure to purchase the coins from a reputable dealer. Rare and valuable gold coins can be purchased from France, Belgium, Germany or Italy. (1:20)