Portrait of A. Theodore Johnson (1890-1961)
This is an oil painting of A. Theodore Johnson, professor and dean at Southwestern at Memphis, now Rhodes College, in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Johnson is dressed in a navy suit with a red and black striped tie. The background is blue-gray. It was painted by Henry Madden in 1962,This is an oil on canvas portrait 21 1/2 by 35 inches without the 27 by 35 inch frame. It is signed in the lower left corner.
Martin Van Buren
This is a film documentary about New York's Martin Van Buren from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard'. Van Buren.
Harry Potter Character Introductions
"The Mysterious Ticking Noise" is a cute video introducing the primary characters in the Harry Potter series via finger puppets. Rhythmic and fun, these finger puppets are well done.
Marionette Bill Robinson Tap Dance
Presented at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, this excellent example of marionette puppetry is set to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's "Keep a Song in Your Soul". The puppet tap dances his way through the song as Bill Robinson's voice explains the steps.
How to Make a Sock Puppet
With the help of her aunt, three year old Jaylee explains the making of a sock puppet. As the sock puppet develops, it is animated to show each step. Adding eyes, a mouth, a nose, hair and decoration, the video ends with the sock puppet and Jaylee singing "Tomorrow" from Annie and then Jaylee giving the sock puppet hugs. Appropriate for young children. (5:36)
First this video talks about singular and plural nouns and when to use a or an with singular nouns. Then the video begins to discuss demonstrative pronouns by providing examples. It tells to use this and that with singular nouns and these and those with plural nouns.
Harriet Tubman, Part V
This is an animated biography of Harriet Tubman from the Discovery Channel/Education series which is aimed at elementary school children.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
Facts About Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer was one of the earliest artists to use a camera obscura, which transferred an image through a lens and onto paper or canvas to trace. Understand why Vermeer's work is so luminous and subtle with information from an experienced artist. (01:59)
Expert: Koorosh Angali
Bio: Dr. Koorosh Angali is an accomplished scholar, poet, musician, actor and performance artist.
Filmmaker: Todd Green
There's a place in Ohio where people live in simpler times. No traffic
jams, limited technology. It's a place where family and place come
first. Our Ohio travels to Holmes County to experience the world's largest Amish community.
Loempia bakken Dit leermiddel bevat een stappenplan om een loempia te maken.
Dit leermiddel bevat een stappenplan om een loempia te maken.
Signals: the breakdown of the social contract and the rise of geopolitics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Pippa Malmgren | Economic signals are everywhere, from magazine covers to grocery stores to military events. They reveal the story of the world economy. By being alert to signals anyone can start to navigate through the turbulence to the treasures of the world economy, instead of being overwhelmed and surprised by it. Pippa Malmgren (@DrPippaM) is Founder of DRPM Group and a former US Presidential Adviser. She is an alumna of LSE. This event marks the publication of her new book,
Congenital Heart Defects: Could the Developing Heart Hold the Key to New Therapies?
By: mcgheek Andrew M. Atz, M.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at MUSC's Children's Hospital, and Kyu-Ho Lee, M.D., PhD, a developmental biologist at MUSC's Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, discuss how better understanding the gene signaling involved in the embryonic development of the heart could lead to new adjunctive therapies for congenital heart defects. Learn more about Dr. Lee's work in the November 2013 issue of Progressnotes at MUSChealth.com/progressnotes
Is it Alive?
Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This video includes some "fuzzy" examples that will make students question the meaning of life. Words are listen on the screen and video is set to music. No narration. Run time 03:02.
The Power of Touch
Why is touch so important to our physical and emotional well-being? And what happens when it is withheld? This video segment explores the role of touch in the development of young animals, including humans, and looks at the therapies parents are using to enrich the lives and minds of their infants and toddlers. Footage from NOVA: "Mystery of the Senses: Touch." Closed captioning included. Run time 02:57.
The Angle Game - Khan Academy This video uses an electronic black board with different-colored 'pens'. Using what we know about angles students need to figure out the measurement of the other angles in the figure that is drawn. The video should be paused then restarted for solution. Narrator mentions that this is good practice for SAT’s. This could also be a challenge for high level middle school students. Good quality video. Good for middle elementary
This video uses an electronic black board with different-colored 'pens'. Using what we know about angles students need to figure out the measurement of the other angles in the figure that is drawn. The video should be paused then restarted for solution. Narrator mentions that this is good practice for SAT’s. This could also be a challenge for high level middle school students. Good quality video. Good for middle elementary
Travel Scenes of Germany
This is short video clip of trip to Germany. Shown are some castles, and the southern area along with some facts about Germany. (Amateur video of slides, text, and music)
Iconoclastic Individualism - Henry David Thoreau, Part 2 of 3
Part 2 of 3 of this lecture on Thoreau's philosophy. The same male narrator speaks while a still image of Walden Pond is shown. Very well written explanation for readers of Thoreau, with substantiation by reading selections of Thoreau's words. "I am free because of what is in me." (9:10)
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)
John Adams and the Boston Massacre
Fame without Honor is the key phrase in this interesting look at John Adams as done by an actor using the president's writings to show how he acted and why. Very good, but this 4:38 video is best used to show the times and the nature of Adams.