Battlefield: Siege of Leningrad (Part 10/10)
This is the story of one of Second World War's most harrowing episodes. The 890 day siege of the Soviet Union's second city has come to epitomize the misery, suffering and savagery of the war on the Eastern Front. The city was not finally liberated by Soviet troops until 19th January 1944 - by that time 600,000 of its citizens had starved to death and 200,000 more had perished in the bombing.
Algebra: Formulas from Geometry
This lesson consists of providing you with a basic review of the formulas from geometry you will most likely encounter in algebra (and other math classes like trigonometry and calculus). This is NOT a detailed, formal lesson.
Making Music Together
Recording a DJ set, designing a cd cover, and a guitar lesson. Behind the scenes the facilitators discuss the group's teamwork.
Inductive reasoning is the process of observing, recognizing patterns and making conjectures about the observed patterns. Inductive reasoning is used commonly outside of the Geometry classroom; for example, if you touch a hot pan and burn yourself, you realize that touching another hot pan would produce a similar (undesired) effect. (3:45)
The Aviation and Police Alphabet - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie
This video presents the letters and words of the NATO phonetic alphabet, more formally the international radiotelephony spelling alphabet (according to Wikipedia). Only the letters with words are shown with a voice-over of their pronunciations. Note, this is called a "phonetic" alphabet, but it is NOT meant for teaching phonics. Caution: The "W" is represented by the word "whiskey." (1:18)
Euler's identity is said to be the most beautiful theorem in mathematics. This video explains the symbols and shows the proof of the theorem.
Vincent Van Gogh - An A&E Documentary
It's hard to believe that Van Gogh's work was shunned in his lifetime and that he lived as a peasant. His paintings were ignored. His father was a minister. At 15, Vincent left school and went to work for an art dealership. At 28 he completed his first oil painting. This informative A & E documentary shows many of his paintings during the narration. (5:10)
~Some content not for young students: Video briefly discusses some of the low points of his life; for ex
INTERACTIVE LOOK AT THE AMERICAN GOTHIC WITH A WHITEBOARD
THIS IS A BRIEF LOOK AT A FEW INTERACTIVE SLIDES MADE WITH MIMIO STUDIO SOFTWARE FOR USE WITH AN INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD. THE VIDEO LASTS THREE MINUTES AND DISPLAYS VARIOUS WAYS TO USE THE PAINTING TO CREATE INTEGRATED UNITS OF STUDY. A GOOD WAY TO GET STUDENTS TO THINK ABOUT ART IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
Open Classroom 2/8/12 #6 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/8/12: Providing Access to Healthy Food Lectures: Edith Murnane - Director of Food Initiatives, City of Boston Danielle Andrews - Community Food Coordinator, The Food Project Karen Spiller - Director, Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness Glynn Lloyd - CEO of City Fresh Foods, Inc. The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Ur
It's January in Antartica and summer is in full swing. This movie uses professional video footage and narration from National Geographic to show how these Antarctic animals flock to the shore for mating season. This brief video is an example of adult/young relationship between the parent penguin and baby chicks. Run time 02:45.
Emperor Penguins in Antarctica - BBC Planet Earth
This video provides a chance to see amazing images from deep inside the frozen seas of Antarcica. It charts the gruelling and heroic winter life of the emperor penguin in almost impossibly cold temperatures. The video is narrated by David Attenborough, and is wonderful for viewers of any age.
St Mary Colechurch: vestry minutes - 1613-72
A series of transcribed lists entered into a seventeenth century volume of vestry minutes for the parish of St Mary Colechurch. Produced by the IHR/Birkbeck/Cambridge 'People in Place' project (2003-6). Derived from an original manuscript with classmark LMA P69/MRY8/B/001/MS00064.
Introducing Bridge CS4
Discover how to efficiently preview, manage, and find creative assets using Bridge CS4, the visual media management tool.
How To Do Lunges For Aerobic Exercise
Watch and learn from our expert about doing some simple lunge exercises for aerobics in this fitness video on doing aerobic exercises.
10 Minute Jump Start Cardio Workout
Coach Nicole of SparkPeople.com leads you through a short cardio (aerobic) exercise routine that you can do at home, at the office or when traveling on the road. No equipment necessary. Easy to follow along as you watch. 10:52 min.
Leg Lifts on Vimeo
This short video demonstrates how to perform a correct leg lift which is a test for abdominal strength. Your fitness goal is to be able to hold this position for 1 minute without breaking form. The video also highlights common mistakes made during this test. Run time 1:18
Rock In The Classroom/ Little Placebo 397GG Secrets of Bestselling Novels The Formation of the Solar System
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A new study uncovered things that successful novels have in common.
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
397GG Secrets of Bestselling Novels
The Formation of the Solar System