Digital technology in education...will it transform it?
Short video expressing some views regarding digital technologies in the education system and the lack of university instruction.
Italian for Kids: Colors
A kid friendly and fun video where a young girl teaches the colors when the bright colors pop up in the background behind her. The words are also written in Italian on the screen.
Simple Hello and Good-bye
Learn the basic words for hello and good-bye in Italian, and well as expressing how you are doing!
Television Announcement of Death of Dwight Eisenhower (1969)
Television report when the former President passed away, including biography.
Maggie Lena Walker biography (1)
Maggie Lena Walker was the the CEO of a fraternal beneficial society as well as the first woman to establish and head a chartered American bank.In a time when society sought to limit opportunities for
African-Americans through segregation and Jim Crow laws, Mrs. Walker
achieved remarkable success in business and philanthropy.
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
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 Five Senses
This student-made, informational video aids children in learning the five senses and locating the body parts associated with the senses. Run time 02:51.
The Voice Box
The narrator in this short video explains how the human voice is created.
Human Anatomy - EAR
This is a computer-animated video (03:13) that describes the structure of the ear and how sound is received by the ear. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for the hearing-impaired or for big classrooms where sound may not travel far.
Note: there is a spelling error on the last part of the video where the video is summarized.
Learn About the Anatomy of the Middle Ear
Learn About the Anatomy of the Middle Ear - The middle ear transmits sound picked up by the eardrum to the inner ear. (01:25)
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 3 of
This well-done documentary includes interview clips of Rowling, one of the most popular authors of this era, discussing the clash of good and evil souls in her books, and more. (5:11)
Mitosis In Action
Observation of the cell division of C. elegans cells from a 1 cell embryonic stage over a 50 minute time course at 20 second intervals. Black and white with music. Grades 5-12. 54 sec.
Jim Harrison Biography
All-American Author of such works as Legends of the Fall is interviewed about his writing, cooking and life on the land. He wrote over 28 books, movies, and insights about his life is the essence of this 5:35 minute video. Gives excellent insights into how his life influenced his work. A good video to show older students about using "All that you are." The last part of the video is about his cooking from four minutes on.
Part 6 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Learn to encouraging children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing in this clip. Part 6 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
This video gives you step by step instructions on how to use Microsoft Photo Story (free) to quickly create videos from your photographs. Run time 06:18.
National Geographic Best Photo Awards~Nature
These are amazing, award-winning photographs from National Geographic. These fantastic photos consist mostly of animals: seals, sharks, monkeys, turtles, polar bears, zebras, etc. No audio , text or music. Thirty pictures in total.
Art History Questions : Famous Women Photographers
Famous women photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Karen Wisniewski, Jody Cobb, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothy Allen and Julia Margaret Cameron. Study the photographic work of women throughout history with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video about famous artists. Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba.
(Filmmaker: Paul Muller)