Louis Armstrong, Part 2 of 8
Documentary is color with black-and-white clips of Armstrong's performances.
Arthur Ashe Tribute
Documentary with guest commentary and actual footage of Arthur Ashe.
Antique Silk Factory in Florence Italy
An informative narration takes us to Florence, Italy where 19th century looms make some of the finest silks in the world. Visit a florentine factory where a hand loom dating back to 1780 is still used and every thread is woven by hand. See how artisans create silk the way it has been done for centuries.
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 2)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? Second part of what happens when we pull on a pulley. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
Frog Heart Preparation An isolated frog heart preparation is useful in the study of cardiac cell excitation. The small size of the frog's heart means that drugs applied to the outside of the heart will peneterate the myocardium and modify the functions of the heart's cardiac chambers. Thus, the effect of the autonomic neurotransmitter substance together with their modification by other drugs can be studied by addition of these agents to the heart.
An isolated frog heart preparation is useful in the study of cardiac cell excitation. The small size of the frog's heart means that drugs applied to the outside of the heart will peneterate the myocardium and modify the functions of the heart's cardiac chambers. Thus, the effect of the autonomic neurotransmitter substance together with their modification by other drugs can be studied by addition of these agents to the heart.
Part 1 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. He gives tips and ideas for learning activities for children. This is part 1 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
What Are SNPs? - 23andMe
Learn about the variations in human DNA called SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), and how they can be used to understand relationships between people. Animation simplifies a difficult concept. Grades 7-12. 1:53 min.
A thirty minute video about how to measure reading speed, problems with reading rapidly, and ways to read faster. There is a one minute reading speed test at the start of the video so students should have a copy of something to read before the video is shown. Explains reading speed ranges. There are several parts to the video.
A Response to the UK Energy Review - Renewable Sources and the Nuclear Option
In the face of both increasing concern about climate change and questions as to the security of our gas and oil supplies the Government is undertaking a major review examining the future options for energy provision in the UK. Much of the debate surrounding the issue of energy policy is focussed on the possible role of nuclear power in supplying the UK's energy needs. In a new report Dr Catherine Mitchell and Dr Bridget Woodman from the University of Warwick's Centre for Management Under Regula
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
This video is from The Math Party National Standards Program and features a rap song to help students remember how to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.
Why I Work at Purdue: Evita Emanuel
Residence Education Coordinator Evita Emanuel discusses what brought her to the University, as well as her favorite aspects of life at Purdue. Get more information about Purdue Careers - like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/PurdueCareers
Indonesia's presidential election kicks off
Indonesia's two presidential candidates promise to run a clean campaign in the run up to the July 9th election. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 international news. For over 160 years, R
How To Fold an Origami Swan
Viewers are introduced to the art of Origami by watching this step-by-step video teaching how to create a simple swan. (01:55)
How to Make Paper Cranes
This 4:30 long video is a step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami. Moves slowly and easy to follow.
Routines in Everyday Math-- Frames and Arrows
This video helps teachers and parents work with students on the EDM routine. Run time 3:36.