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.
Benefits of Space: Inventions
This four minute video is full of the many inventions that shows how the space program has resulted in numerous inventions as well as bringing to students the opportunity to dream. Students might want to do a research project on this inventions or write to their federal officials about funding for the space program.
Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
Masterpieces of Western Art at Columbia University is part of the Art Humanities Series. Masterpieces of Western Art has been a degree requirement for all College students and an integral part of the Core Curriculum since 1947. It is not a historical survey, but an analytical study of a limited number of monuments and artists, and teaches students how to look at, think about, and engage in critical discussion of the visual arts. (18:04)
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Learning Any Accent - Part 2
PART 2- FUTURE ACTORS? A continuation of the masterclass with Amy Walker (of "21 Accents") that will empower you to teach yourself any accent on the planet. This is a good starting point for beginning actors to learn how to master different accents. (7:10)
This video shows old hollywood male actors. Some include: Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, etc. There are no names written on the screen, just the faces seem to transform from one to the other with some good editing technique . Bach's Allemande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 performed by Antonio Meneses . (3:35)
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)
DW GRIFFITH THE MENDED LUTE 1910
The Mended Lute 1909 cast: Owen Moore, Mack Sennett, Red Wing, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, James Kirkwood, Stanner E.V. Taylor - Screenwriter Billy Bitzer - Cinematographer
Summary: In June of 1909 Griffith had decided it was too hot and muggy to film in the city so, on the recommendation of the company's president J. J. Kennedy, he took his stock company of players and crew to Cuddlebackville in the Orange Mountains of New York state to work. The first production was The
TV story on silent film pianist Ben Model at MoMA on Vimeo
Ben Model, silent film accompanist at the Museum of Modern Art in NY, is interviewed for a feature story in January 2000 on NY1 about playing music for silent movies.
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.
Chaplin: A Character is Born (clip)
— Charlie Chaplin is undoubtedly one of the most significant names in the development of the movies. This documentary shows the evolution of Chaplin's "little tramp" character as shown in scenes from his early classic comedies. Narrated by actor Keenan Wynn, the video presents the career of Chaplin from his very first story through comedy classics such as "The Rink," "The Pawnshop," and "The Immigrant. A S-L Film Production. 40 minutes, b/w. (1:38)
The Rink ( 1916 )
After amusements working in a restaurant, Charlie uses his lunch break to go roller skating. (9:52)
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.