Simon Schama's Power of Art - Rothko, part 3 of 7
This video is an extensive, well-done BBC documentary about the American painter, Mark Rothko, who is considered an abstract expressionist. Re-enactments of the artist's life as well as close-up still images of his work. This video starts with his subway series. (9:15)
Simon Schama's Power of Art - Rothko, part 7 of 7
This video is an extensive, well-done BBC documentary about the American painter, Mark Rothko, who is considered an abstract expressionist. Re-enactments of the artist's life as well as close-up still images of his work.
Alexander the Great
This is a video detailing "Alexander-the Great", the greek hero and warrior. (10:22)
(Note: Any clippings used are for the purpose of education only and fall under the purview of the fair use doctrine.)
Snowball Fight in the Solar System
The Chandra X-Ray telescope is described along with the way it works. It offers ideas for how we can use the brightness of comets to make new discoveries.
Sesame Street-The Alligator King song-Counting to Seven
In this video young students will learn to count to 7 by listening to the classic Sesame Street song "The Alligator King". Each of the Alligator King's seven sons tries to win the crown. The seventh son wins the crown because he helped his father when he was down.
Children Paint the Number 18
The children look at an image of the number 18, then proceed to paint the number 18 on their hands, feet, and inside a mural in this Sesame Street classic.
Sesame Street - Growing Numbers #18
18 numbers that magically grow anywhere in this Sesame Street video.
Veterans Day Tribute
This video pays tribute to the memory of those who served in the Armed Forces.
Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one. The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.
Simple Subtraction From 4 Song "Elmo Has 4 Ducks" - Sesame Street
In this video snippet from "Sesame Street", Elmo sings about his 4 ducks. During each verse of the song, one duck at a time leaves, allowing the viewer to tell how many ducks are left. This would be a great song for introducing subtraction to very young children. (2:04)
A Cultural Overview of Greece
This is a slidecast of the culture of Greece. 'Greece is located in Southern Europe and shares borders with Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey as well as the Aegean, Mediterranean, and Ionion Seas. Much of the topography is mountainous with ranges that extend into the seas as peninsulas or chains of islands .'
Empires: The Return of the Barbarians - Episode 3 of 3
In this last episode iIsolated from the West, 18th century Edo flourishes culturally and economically, becoming one of the liveliest cities in the world. But foreign forces are coming.
Hubble Telescope Uses Algebra
NASA Connect Segment explaining the design and upkeep of the Hubble Space telescope. Also explains how algebra is used with the telescope.
Mitosis In Action
Observation of the cell division of C. elegans cells from a 1 cell embryonic stage over a 50 minute time course at 20 second intervals. Black and white with music. Grades 5-12. 54 sec.
The Embryo Takes Shape
Genes direct the development of a growing embryo. But not all genes in a cell are active at any given time. Sometimes a cell's location in the developing embryo determines which genes get turned on and which genes stay inactive. This video segment from NOVA: "Life's Greatest Miracle" explores the developmental process of an embryo beginning just two weeks after fertilization. Closed captioning included. Run time 07:47.
Part 6 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Learn to encouraging children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing in this clip. Part 6 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
How To Teach Literature
This video lesson describes the basics of teaching literature and how to make it fun to teach, for the student and for the teacher as well. It is very basic and does not offer many specific examples. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (02:29)
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Modern Greek Alphabet
Learn how to pronounce the Koine Greek used in the New Testament. We will be using a modern type of pronunciation technique. This is different than what is taught in colleges and is easier to learn and has euphony.
This is a video accompanied by text (click on the text icon to see it) "A genetic mutation is any change in a cell's DNA, the chemical that carries all of the genetic information in a cell. Would you ever think that a beneficial genetic mutation that occurred thousands of years ago could cause a serious illness today?
In parts of Africa, the Mediterranean, South America, and the Middle East, malaria epidemics killed large numbers of people many centuries ago. Children who inherited one cop