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.
21W.730-4 Expository Writing: Analyzing Mass Media (MIT)
This course focuses on developing and refining the skills that will you need to express your voice more effectively as an academic writer. As a focus for our writing this semester, this course explores what it means to live in the age of mass media. We will debate the power of popular American media in shaping our ideas of self, family and community and in defining social issues. Throughout the semester, students will focus on writing as a process of drafting and revising to create essays that a
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.
Learn People - People Outside
Video shows pictures and spelling of people who are outside.
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.
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.
A new weapon in cancer research
http://concordia.ca/headlines Concordia biology professor Vladimir Titorenko was conducting research on chemicals with the potential to interrupt aging, when he happened upon one that selectively kills off cancer cells. Titorenko and endocrinologist Thomas Sanderson discuss their research into the cancer-fighting qualities of licotholic acid.
Using Xamarin to take Existing .NET Apps Cross Platform | Visual Studio Toolbox This is the last of a four part series on building cross platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin, who discusses how to mobilize an existing .NET Silverlight app by reusing the existing C# code on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. We will see how the Xamarin .NET Mobility Scanner and Portable Class Libraries can be le
This is the last of a four part series on building cross platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin, who discusses how to mobilize an existing .NET Silverlight app by reusing the existing C# code on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. We will see how the Xamarin .NET Mobility Scanner and Portable Class Libraries can be le
It's a rainy day and all Father Bear wants to do is read the newspaper in peace. But Little Bear gets the hiccups and his friends make noise trying ot help cure him.
Little Bear-Rainy Day Tales
A rainy day can't put a damper on Little Bear's fun, as he leads his friends through outdoor and indoor activities including puddle-jumping and acting in a play.