Improving Basketball Skills : How to Dunk a Basketball
There are many ways to dunk a basketball; however, the fundamental rule when dunking the ball is to start jumping three to five feet before the basket. This 2:12 video reviews how to hold the ball and the jump. Too basic and lacking insights such as take-off leg, how to hold the ball, and landing.
How To Shoot Three Pointers In Basketball
This 1:24 minute video has some quality issues, but offers a brief overview of how to take a three point shot. Too brief to help most students and does not show the proper way to hold the ball or how to aim or follow-through. Best used as an introduction.
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Adams and the Federalist Party.
Galileo Galilei - A Biography
Galileo Galilei was born on February, 15, 1564 in the old Italian town of Piza and his biography is explained in this seven minute video. Uses good quotes and images to help explain his decisions. He is the father of modern physics and, in fact, of all modern natural
sciences. His trial is an important part of this video and is a good point of discussion for students when debating religion and science.
Muscle and Motion - Anatomy of the Muscular System
This 2:36 video is a dynamic visual resource that makes musculoskeletal anatomy and kinesiology easier to understand. There isn't a narrator and so the teacher can stop the video as the muscles and movements are shown. Excellent graphics.
ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
ISS Update - May 13, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 13, 2011.
"[as freedom is a breakfastfood]" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
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"Hell is a Lonely Place" by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
Diaper is more commonly pronounced as two-syllables these days, but older people are more likely to pronounce as three syllables. I didn't actually know this until my wife said she pronounced it differently. This is just the sort of peccadillo that disproportionately irritates some people (including me) so I apologise for it. http://www.adisc.org/forum/diaper-talk/19427-pronunciation-word-diaper.html The painting is an example of "metamorphic style" by Octavio Ocampo. It shows an an old coupl
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Choosing to Go Forward
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Historian, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel: After the Shoah- Choosing to Go Forward The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Real-time co-authoring for Office Online across Windows, iOS and Android | The Garage Series for Off The second of our six-part show special on location from New Orleans where hosts Jeremy Chapman and Amanda Lefebvre take early look at Office experiences in Office Online. We walk you through real-time co-authoring beyond pure text editing across Word, PowerPoint and at a cell level in Excel, as well as net new capabilities previously only available on the desktop. Watch too as we challenge a local New Orleans band, Remedy Krewe, to compose a blues song real-time as they work togeth
The second of our six-part show special on location from New Orleans where hosts Jeremy Chapman and Amanda Lefebvre take early look at Office experiences in Office Online. We walk you through real-time co-authoring beyond pure text editing across Word, PowerPoint and at a cell level in Excel, as well as net new capabilities previously only available on the desktop. Watch too as we challenge a local New Orleans band, Remedy Krewe, to compose a blues song real-time as they work togeth
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Club, 1879-1988
The Pittsburgh Club began in 1879 as a social club for businessmen in downtown Pittsburgh. This collection consists of several volumes of minutes taken from meetings, scrapbooks, club artifacts, and photographs.
Guide to the Papers of K. Leroy Irvis, 1946-1995
The Papers of K. Leroy Irvis document the life of one of Pennsylvania's prominent politicians. Among his achievements, Irvis was elected Speaker of the House in 1977, the only African-American to hold the position in the United States at that time. The collection contains a wide variety of material, including correspondence, legislative material, interviews, photographs, publications, and campaign literature.
Ryanair upbeat as passengers rise
Europe's biggest low-cost airline Ryanair sees its full-year profit at the upper end of expectations, boosting its shares.
Using Lines of Latitude and Longitude
This video reviews longitude, latitude, equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, and Greenwich Meridian. There is no commentary but uses maps and visual descriptions. A musical score plays throughout video. It would be very helpful for a teacher to pause the video and explain the map. Running Time says over 5 minutes but it really only plays for about 2:44.
Crowds rejoice after two popes turn saints
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Crowds at the Vatican react to the unprecedented double canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internati
Simple rules and management teams
In the final in his three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford University Professor about what makes good management teams
Martin Oldfield on Tidal Turbines
Short audio podcast on the Oxford Tidal Turbine, an innovative renewable energy generator that uses the sea's tides to generate power and has gone on to produce unprecedented levels of power, making it a fantastic commercial opportunity for investors.