Why Learn a Foreign Language?
Professors from a university's foreign language and literature department explain the benefits of knowing more than one language, including understanding your own language better, being better off in the job market, and just having fun.
Different Religions, Same Fantastic User-Friendly Universe
This short video is of a spokesperson naming the myriad of religions in the world and what they all have in common. A real "eye-opener" and would be an ideal research project for students to compare and contrast these religions.
Charles Reagan Wilson Delivers Mortar Board "Last Lecture"
Retiring professor Charles Reagen Wilson gave the Mortar Board "Last Lecture" at the Ford Center. Video by Mary Stanton Knight.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Solving Trigonometric Equations
Shows steps by steps how to salve Trig Equations. THe video uses an instructor and close up video of paper with the equations. Run time 10:05.
The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: Translating Pioneer Programs
Considering the importance of the use of programming languages for teaching computational design to architects, this paper proposes the translation of computer programs from a pioneer work in this field into a more contemporary programming language. The book The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: A Structured Introduction for Architects and Designers was published in 1987 by William J. Mitchell, Robin Ligget and Thomas Kvan, and remains an important reference for architects. The original Pasc
Albert Bierstadt Painter
This five minute video provides viewers with images prainted by Albert Bierstadt, a painter best known for his large landscapes of the American West. He was the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. There isn't any narration in this video, just images of the paintings so the teacher needs to provide insights as to the subject and painter's history.
Georgia O'Keefe: Notable New Mexican
A five minute video of interviews about the life of Georgia O'Keeffe. The video shows the impact of nature on her work and the New Mexico landscape. Several images of her work is done, but nothing about her methods.
David Driskell: African-American Artist
This video takes place in Maine and this video is centered around this place. Interviews with the artist includes why he paints there and the influence of others on his prints and paintings. A good video to show in art classes and also to emphasis his importance as an art collector and scholar. The video is 2:40 in duration.
How to Make Fizzy Bath Bombs
This video gives you step by step directions for making bath bombs using baking soil, oil, and citric acid. The instructor also gives the science explanation behind the craft. You are actually mixing an acid and a base and making a paste ball. They will not actually react with each other until they are dropped in a solution (like water in the bathtub.) This instructor is making a "holiday gift" but the experiement could be used any time of the year. Run time 05:50.
They're neither plants nor animals, yet they are some of the most important life forms on Earth. This video segment explores the world of microorganisms -- what they eat, how they move, what they have in common, and what distinguishes them from one another. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:43.
'Nature' in Relation to Outdoor Leisure
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This learning object examines how we think about nature, in particular in relation to the meanings we invest in nature during our outdoor recreation. The object develops the theme that the ways we think about nature bear the marks of a range of intellectual and religious inheritances. It is these inheritances that allow us to think of ourselves as both separate from but engaged with nature. The complexities and implications of this relati
" 60 Seconds"- A Rap Time Song
This computer-animated video contains a rap song about time. The chorus of the song is- " Sixty seconds in one minute, Sixty minutes in one hour, and Twenty-Four hours in one day." The words of the rap appear as they are sung. ( 2:29)
Definitions of Polygons (part 2)
In this video, the instructor shows the viewer the different types of polygons based on the number of sides and angle measurement. The instructor uses computer software for instruction. Clear, step-by-step instruction.
Week 6: February 23, 2012
Discussion about the nervous system, including axonal & synaptic transmission, glia, norephinephrine, glutamate, and related topics.
President Kennedy Assassinated
In this video clip, listen and watch a newsreel report from 1963 that gives the details of President John F. Kennedy's last days. (2:18)
Calculating Compound Interest
Compound Interest is another fundamental investing concept. This video goes through a simple example showing the calculations year to year. Power point style is used to clearly show the process.Provided by http://www.kanjoh.com./
How Do Magnets Attract & Repel?
Magnets can attract and repel by creating fields in which
there will always be movement to reduce the field. Discover how
repelling magnets will force movement towards the center with
information from a science teacher in this video.
Esperanto for children - numbers and other words
Learn to count and how to say how old you are. This video uses pictures of Playmobil toys. The numbers in Esperanto are built in a very regular and logical way. Run time 02:43.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.