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.
Collaborating in a Virtual Architectural Environment: The Las Americas Virtual Design Studio (LAVDS)
The paper describes exploratory work in the design, construction, and habitation of a virtual structure (VS) nested within an Internet-based multi-user environment and serving a geographically distributed collective of architecture students and faculty. In addition to a discourse on the design and implementation parameters that were used, the paper seeks to provide findings that make reference to the quality of teaching/learning experience of users and the effectiveness of the interaction among
Some 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.
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.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Diversity Literacy Zhang Shizhao: a forgotten theorist of social change [Audio] Albert Bierstadt Painter Georgia O'Keefe: Notable New Mexican David Driskell: African-American Artist Single-Celled Organisms Counting to 100 Fast - Number Board Making sense of statistics Keynote 02-Inserting a New Slide With all eyes on Crimea, U.S. urges Russia not to inflame crisis " 60 Seconds"- A Rap Time Song Matter Calculating Compound Interest
Speaker(s): Dr Leigh Jenco | Leigh Jenco will explain how the forgotten work of Zhang Shizhao throws light on a dilemma of global importance: how can we act together when no shared space yet exists? Leigh Jenco is Associate Professor of Political Theory at LSE.
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.
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.
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.
Watch a 100 number board fill up in less than a minute, with dots showing quantity off to the side. The voice is synched with the number board and dots. This may be useful to students working with 100 number boards. (0:58)
"Making Sense of Statistics" is a guide for the general public aimed at enabling them to evaluate claims that are made using statistics. The guide considers types of questions which statistics answer, common pitfalls in using statistics, statistical significance, and absolute and relative changes. Links to related websites and books about statistics are listed. A separate short guide entitled "Making Sense of Statistics in an Election" is also available. The guides are published by Sense About S
Feb. 28 - As the attention in the Ukraine crises turns to the majority ethic-Russian Crimea region, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry urges Russia not to inflame the situation. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, natio
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)
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./
Zhang Shizhao: a forgotten theorist of social change [Audio]
Albert Bierstadt Painter
Georgia O'Keefe: Notable New Mexican
David Driskell: African-American Artist
Counting to 100 Fast - Number Board
Making sense of statistics
Keynote 02-Inserting a New Slide
With all eyes on Crimea, U.S. urges Russia not to inflame crisis
" 60 Seconds"- A Rap Time Song
Calculating Compound Interest