Surface Area of a Cylinder
The instructor demonstrates how to solve for the surface area of a cylinder. The formula for the surface area of a cylinder is given and examples model determining the radius and height to plug in to the formula. The instructor then walks the learner through the computation process step by step.
Measuring Volume of an Odd Shaped Object
It is more difficult to measure the volume of an odd shaped object. This videos explains how to measure the volume of a marble by using water displacement. Run time 01:44.
A Rare View of Polar Bears
Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close. This 14 minute video was done by a unique hidden camera type of "spy" devise. Students will get to know more about these endangered animals which are still being allowed to be killed by the Canadian government despite their status. Students will learn about how the bears live. Also a good career video.
The Marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare
Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare - Learn about the marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare in this four-minute video clip.
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
Screaming Forest, Part 1 of 3
Part 1 of an artfully-crafted wordless art video visually describing the destruction of a natural forest. Set to dramatic music. A blood-red, bowed, beared, downcast human head - with a crown of thorns? - is featured behind the blowing tree limbs and branches. Part 1 ends with a human eye staring in alarm (1:27).
Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae. The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe Audio Reading
The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe in audio format
Madison Interviews Ponce de Leon
A scurvy reporter from PNN (Pirate News Network) interviews famed explorer Ponce de Leon. Amateur video that is humorous but informative.
Debate Tips: Evaluate Reasoning
Evaluate the other party's reasoning to see if they have a
weak argument. Learn how a soft argument can work to your advantage from a communications and public speaking expert in this
Nature by Numbers
A movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature. Music helps sets the tone. A great way to get students interested in geometry and see it in nature. Would be a great start to a research project or sharing idea of where there are other examples.
Using Math Vocabulary to Describe
Math Lingo is an interactive tic-tac-toe game. Students read a question and find the picture that shows the correct answer. Students practice positional vocabulary, names of shapes, same and different. Correct answers receive a crowd cheer. Clip art shows young children, but the content of the game is good for ELL and Special Education students.
What Is Broadcast Journalism?
Broadcast journalism used to be restricted to TV and radio
only, but now the Internet plays an integral role in the field of
broadcasting the news through blogs, videos and station Web sites.
A former TV news anchors explains the the definition of broadcast journalism with insider information in this clip. Words shown on bottom of screen as we see the head shot of the CEO speaking. (1:13)
Animation of Lipids
This is a short, computer-animated video concerning lipids. (02:11)
What are Molecules?
Molecules are made up of two or more atoms, such as hydrogen and oxygen to make water, or sodium and chloride to make salt. Discover how molecules are formed with important facts from a science teacher
Complete the Pattern - A Virtual Manipulative
Describe a color pattern
Starting from the upper left corner of the workspace, use your words to describe the sequence of colors.
Extend the pattern
Click on a button with a question mark and then click on the appropriate color to extend the pattern.
Fix a mistake
If you make a mistake, click on the button with the wrong color to blank out the wrong color and then click on the color you want instead.
An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o
This short video (00:24) offers reasons why humans move from one place to another.
" Fern Goes to Greece"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox visits the sites of Athens, Greece, including the Acropolis, Palamidi castle, and island of Aegina. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:49)