Historia de la Arquitectura I
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Learn about the Russian Empire
Brief History Of Russian Empire - Learn with this short video about the Russian Empire, and its history, including its geographic extent and rulers Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. This video is coutesy of the History Channel. (01:21)
Read Across America Kickoff Ceremony, 2010, U.S. Library of Congress
School children wearing red and white striped hats listen to First Lady Michelle Obama read The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.
Librarian of Congress Dr. James H. Billington is joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, President of the National Education Association (NEA), Dennis Van Roekel and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for the kickoff of NEA's Read Across America program. (48:00)
Guided Reading: Making it Active
A six minute video that shows two different guided reading sessions, which involve primary
pupils revisiting well known texts, in a resource showing ways that guided reading can be used. Part of a series.
" I Can Count to 100"- A Counting Song
This lively computer-animated video features a chant which will help children practice counting from 1-100. The numbers appear as they are said , and emphasis is placed on each multiple of ten. ( 2:40)
Why Study Earth Science?
A geoscientist stresses the importance of learning earth science. He also explains the changes on our planet through geological time. It is a six-minute video and contains nice photographs and good narration.
Great Paintings and Classical Music, Together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
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
What people really want - User validation of "digital city" concepts
This Paper discusses the experience acquired from the user-compatible development of a digital city model as an aid to urban planning based on the endeavours of a large Austrian city. The method selected was a structured survey of the future users of the "Digital City". In the case in question, the addressee is initially an "internal" client, in other words the staff of the Urban Planning Department. Above all findings it seems vital to work more intensive on common terminology and concepts to f
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.
HST.410J Projects in Microscale Engineering for the Life Sciences (MIT)
This course is a project-based introduction to manipulating and characterizing cells and biological molecules using microfabricated tools. It is designed for first year undergraduate students. In the first half of the term, students perform laboratory exercises designed to introduce (1) the design, manufacture, and use of microfluidic channels, (2) techniques for sorting and manipulating cells and biomolecules, and (3) making quantitative measurements using optical detection and fluorescent labe
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.
Critical Thinking for Children, Part 5
Part 5 of 5 in a series for children developed by CriticalThinking.org to introduce them to the concept of critical thinking.
" 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)