Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story
This video provides a brief view of how William Tyndale, who translated the Bible into English, paid for it with his life. The video does not provide insights into how the church arranged this or how the laws were used as well. A good way to get students interested in this person and the subject of censorship, among other lessons. (1:21)
Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids (Tech2Learn Series)
Fifth-grade teacher Nicole Dalesio keeps her class motivated to learn by encouraging them to create multimedia presentations and projects using technology. The video shows examples of the student work and comments from the teacher. It also includes explanations by the students. The video does not talk about test scores or assessments. A good video to show potential uses of resources such as http://www.watchknowlearn.org (5:54)
12.540 Principles of the Global Positioning System (MIT)
The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engine
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina, 1621-22
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (also know as the Rape of Proserpina), 1621-22, marble (Galleria Borghese, Rome). Proserpina is the Latin varient of the mythic Greek Persephone.
Palabras Compuestas - video de gramática para español
Este video enseña la formación de palabras compuestas. No hay locutor pero el video da muchos ejemplos. (2:55)
ISS Update: Autonomous Mission Operations
NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean interviews Jeff Mauldin, Simulation Supervisor for Autonomous Mission Operations at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Allies Fight in North Africa
In this video clip, view this actual footage from the National Archives from the World War II era about the Allied invasion of North Africa in 1942 (1:38)
PowerPoint with voiced explanations goes over how to construct ray diagrams for thin converging lenses (concave and convex). Understand the terms virtual image, object and ray. Goes over focal length and focal point. Three cases used as examples. Some video as well. Length 12:08
Kpanlogo African Dance
African dance performed by the Chiku Awali Youth Ensemble. The dance was created in 1957 by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa to celebrate their independence. Video also features African drumming. Length: 3:02
Scottish Highland Dancing: Highland Fling
Performing the Highland Fling at the North American Championship in Saratoga, NY, July 2006. Accompanied by bagpipe music. Length 1:28
Sevillanas Spanish Dance Lesson
Sevillanas Dance lesson, Spanish origin. Live band in the background. Voice explanations in Spanish. Length 3:40
Compare 2-D Shapes (Interactive)
Understanding and comparing the attributes of all the two-dimensional shapes is an important basic skill for primary students. This lesson allows students to explore different two-dimensional shapes, analyze their attributes, name them and describe them. This lessons is available with English narration and script.
Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
Classify pyramids by their base shapes and lateral surface shapes. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
Egypt's Golden Empire
Over 3,500 years ago, Rome was no more than a soggy marsh and the Acropolis was just an empty rock, but Egypt was on the brink of its greatest age – the New Kingdom. There was an explosion of creativity, wealth and power in Egypt that would make it the envy of the world. After defeating the Hyksos invaders, successive Pharaohs expanded and maintained their Empire through both force and diplomacy. In the process, they won Egypt vast amounts of gold, influence and respect. They included; Ahm
Graduate Student Panel Recorded 6/14/12
Freeze! Our traditional show starter.
Our traditional show starter.
Jason is a project scientist for the OSIRIS-REx mission. Among his many duties, Jason is responsible for overseeing the contamination of the mission - making sure the mission returns a pristine sample of the asteroid.
Classroom Rules- Using Quiet Voices
Teacher Created Video- A teacher models the classroom rule- using quiet voices with a pre-k class. (1:22)
A "Cut and Paste" Guide to Copyright in School
Using the acronym "CUT AND PASTE" learn what you legally can and can't use in educational settings in terms of adhering to copyright laws. This one-minute video highlights some of the major rules. A good overview. (There is no narration, however, there are written explanations on the video screen.)