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.
Spanish Civil War (1 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several still images from the period.
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.
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.
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.
" 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)
2.22 Design Principles for Ocean Vehicles (13.42) (MIT)
The course covers the basic techniques for evaluating the maximum forces and loads over the life of a marine structure or vehicle, so as to be able to design its basic configuration. Loads and motions of small and large structures and their short-term and long-term statistics are studied in detail and many applications are presented in class and studied in homework and laboratory sessions. Issues related to seakeeping of ships are studied in detail. The basic equations and issues of maneuvering
111 GG Everybody Wants Some
Indefinite pronouns. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
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 the digestive system works
This animation follows the passage of food from the mouth, all the way through the digestive system. As the animation moves along, it lists all major parts of the digestive system.
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.
Observations on Collaborative Design and Multimedia Usage in Virtual Design Studio
The virtual design studio (VDS) points to a new way of practicing and teaching architectural design. As a new phenomenon, little research has been done to evaluate design collaboration and multimedia usage in a distributed workplace like the virtual design studio. Our research provides empirical data on how students actually use multiple media during architectural collaborative design.