Media Arts: One Minute Media Arts Lesson
People have created media in different ways in different places and times. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of communications and media arts. Students will follow the Artopia guide on a quick tour through the history of Media Arts.
Liberia's Ongoing Water Crisis: Does Rhetoric Match Reality?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/liberia-monrovia-water-population-urbanization Despite continued promises from Liberia's government agencies to improve water conditions in the country, Liberia's water supply remains contaminated and inaccessible to many communities. Currently, 18 percent of all deaths in Liberia are related to illnesses caused by poor water and sanitation. In 2008, the Liberian government launched the Poverty Reduction Strategy to chart development and promised t
Water and Peace in Ivory Coast: Reconciliation After Civil War
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ivory-coast-water-management-peace-ethnic-violence After recent civil war divided Ivory Coast's communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace. As the Ivorian government struggles to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend communal divisions after the civil war, Ivory Coast communities are already working towards peace on one very important issue:
Books Read this Year
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
Women, Rights, and Power || Women Making Democracy || Radcliffe Institute
Given that demands for democratization are typically framed in universalistic language, this panel will consider ways in which women take important roles in making demands for democratization or for participation in newly democratic governments. It will also examine how gender-specific issues become a central component of demands on newly democratized governments. 00:00 Introduction by Jane J. Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School
BIOL 315-01, Ecology Laboratory Field Schedule, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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)
The PCR Song
"Scientists for Better PCR" produced this Bio-Rad Music video that is filmed in the style of a celebrity benefit. The music video is a commercial for a BioRad thermocycler, which is essentially a DNA copying machine. During the song, there are jokes about the particulars of reproducing the genetic material as well as terms students may need to become familiar. The value of the video is that the terms used provide insights into the uses of DNA and can provide students with an idea of how th
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
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)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
A well-done video animation of the famous Eric Carle book about a caterpillar who eats and eats and then turns into a butterfly. Carle's artwork fill the screen, and a male narrator with a British accent reads the story. Includes music, sound effects. (6:12)
Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC This video is included in a set of presentation videos on the Development of Oro-facial Structures and its Clinical Correlations. The videos describe and illustrate the pre-embryonic period of human development, which are weeks 1-3, the development of brachial arches, the face and palate, the types of facial clefts with illustrations and the development of th
Children Book Review: The Storm (The Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick book review of the book The Storm by Cynthia Rylant. This gives a short synopsis. (00:53)
Corporal Cup's Food Camp (Interactive Game)
In this "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" interactive, students use math to complete Corporal Cup's challenges that involve sorting, counting and measuring. Unlock her top secret recipes by counting types of fruits, completing fruit equations and measuring food slices.
Fling It! (Interactive)
In this trebuchet math interactive, students learn how to make predictions from data, collect and place it in a line graph, and then predict what will happen if the pattern is extended. Videos featuring real kids help contextualize the math.