Human Language: Signed and Spoken
Explores how sign language is processed; discusses hemispheric specialization, language acquisition, the nature of language formation, and methodology.
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
The polio virus attacks certain types of nerve cells and for hundreds of years it killed and crippled - especially children. By 1952 Dr. Salk and his research team had developed a killed virus vaccine against polio. Learn how a nationwide mobilization led by Jonas Salk eradicated polio from American society in this short video clip. Run time 0:55.
Workshop 3: Transfer and Conversion of Energy
Change happens when energy is transferred or converted. In this session, examine conversion between potential and kinetic energy. Through examples, see how events that involve a small amount of energy can trigger much larger events.
Spoils of Love
Set in the 1920's, a man's fiancee is kidnapped by a jealous madman. A silent short. Directed by Dustin Frankel. This is a contemporty vrsion of a silent film demonstrating the style of silent films in the 1920s. (9:56)
Chaplin A Dogs Life (2:27)
A short fiction film I shot on super 8mm for a film class. The story is a tad brief in places, I had light meter problems at one point and some of the footage didn't turn out, so I had to rewrite some things. This is a modern day production in the slilent film genre.
A Night in the Show (1915)
A very old short silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. No music accompagniment.
DW GRIFFITH AS IT IS IN LIFE 1910 SILENT MARY PICKFORD 1911
Despite the overwhelming importance of D.W. Griffith to the development of cinema art; his name, his work and the work of those who helped him create his moving pictures have become a generally unknown commodity amongst the American public. (12:18)
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters R, U, and G, to build the word "rug." After the word is built, it transforms into a rug made of the letters used. (:52)
Just like there is a set of rules for behaving in public there are a set of rules for behaving online. These rules should be applied when you are emailing, in chat rooms, blogging, or IMing. Always think before you type!
The Noun Eater-Running Time 2:01
This is a fun and attention getting song video about nouns. Person, Place, and Thing are described using pictures and objects from school. The song is catchy and is a great way to introduce nouns. Running Time is 2:01
Persepolis Recreated-Part 2 of 5
Persepolis once stood where present day Iran is located. This documentary is suitable for high school students. "Archaeological evidence shows that the earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. André Godard, the French archaeologist who excavated Persepolis in the early 1930s, believed that Cyrus the Great chose the site of Persepolis, but that Darius the Great built the terrace and the great palaces" (Persepolis, Wikipedia, 2009).
This video will show how to do a gymnastics floor routine and talks about point levels.
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
The Word Chef uses cooking to explain writing concepts. In this
episode, she reads chapter one from Katie Speck's "Maybelle in the Soup" as an example of strong voice. For more Word Chef lessons, go to www.cookingupstories.com
Plants that Make Spores
There are ten basic divisions in the Plantae kingdom, and only 5 that are spore bearing. Spores are special cells used in asexual reproduction. Learn about the plants that make cells in this short clip. Examples and photos are provide for the mosses, liverworts, horsetails and ferns. (2:34)
September 11 - Attack on the Pentagon
When American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, even reporters inside the building weren’t sure what was happening. This is one of the first reports by a journalist inside the Pentagon the morning of 9/11. (2:26)
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
How email works
How private is email? Where does it go? These questions and others explained in this video.
How To Make a New Yahoo Email Address
Teach new internet users how to setup a Yahoo email account. This video gives great step by step directions. Brought to you by www.tripsavvytravel.com (Running Time 3:46).