In a World Without Art: A Video Promoting the Value of Art
A three minute video that explores all that would be missing from the world without art adn what it teaches. This well done video shows a variety of genres using the theme, "Art is my Life." A good video to show in school districts where the arts are being cut.
How To Clean Your iPod
This video provides step-by-step directions for cleaning an ipod using lint-free cloths and water. It also tells what not to do, such as using any unapproved cleaning solutions. ( 1:22)
Don't Insist on English!
At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world's focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It's a passionate defense of translating and sharing ideas. (10:35)
The Impact of the End of the Cold War on Europe
This 3:48 long video is about the impact of the end of the Cold War on Europe. The way that President Bill Clinton took advantage of the end of the war to try to integrate and communist part of Europe with the rest of it and how NATO was used. President George H. Bush was mentioned in regard to the war with Iraq and how it related to the way the Cold War brought nations to democracy.
Finding Tangent Ratios
This two minute videos is about using tangent ratios, which is opposite over adjacent. You use this equation to find side lengths. Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent. In order to find the measure of the angle itself, one must understand inverse trig
Learn How to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions, and Proofreading
An Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading - Learn how to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading. Obviously, this video is too short to cover everything in depth, however, it will give the viewer some basics. (01:38)
The Senses: Touching - by StudyJams
Nerve cells throughout your body respond to external stimuli by sending nerve impulses to your brain. Your skin's nerve cells respond to the things you touch, allowing you to feel them. Learn more about your sense of touch with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music and information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Teacher Made Writing Video-Rule of 3 Mini Lesson
This Mini Lesson was done by Aimee Buckner, but today it is taught by Katie Strickland. This video teaches students how to use the rule of three to enhance their writing lesson. She uses the example of Alexander and the No Good, Horrible, Very Bad Day to show how the author uses 3 specific details to describe the big idea. Good resource to enhance a writing curriculum. (9:05)
Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)
Hip Hop Around the Clock (Telling time to the hour w/ Jack Hartmann)
Hip-Hop Around the Clock Song by: Jack Hartmann Video by: Mr. Harry Telling time to the hour as we hippppp-hopppp!!!!! The clock shows different times and while person is singing. (However, the 'tick-tocks' don't match the time. Maybe they are not supposed to, but that was a little distracting for this WK panelist.)
How To Steam Vegetables
This video lists supplies needed and gives step-by-step directions/tips for steaming delicious vegetables. ( 1:26)
Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 minute long video is about the art and culture in Florence during the renaissance. It has some remarkable statistics. There are images of the masterpiece of sculpture, David, which may be offensive to some.
Understanding the Rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become. (21:31)
Martin's Big Words Read Aloud-The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In this video, students will hear about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a read aloud called Martin's Big Words. The illustrations are wonderful and the storyline begins with young Martin in his hometown. He remembers what his Momma told him "You are as good as anyone".The bus boycott and Rosa Parks is shared as well as well as the Garbage strike where he was killed in Memphis. The male voice narrating is a strong African American voice and students will enjoy hearing it. Important
Immersing Students in Great Mentor Texts with Linda Bausch Part 2
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch models a writer's workshop lesson on immersing students in fantastic mentor texts in a 2nd/3rd grade class. She discusses the last 2 authors of the 10 authors in the writers' workshop. She shares the books with students for them to be book detectives. This is part 2. (2:24)
Algebra II: Simplifying Polynomials
This is a ten minute demonstration. The teacher needs to be able to stop this video as each action is completed to make sure the student understands each operation.
ISS Tour -- April 21, 2011
Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman flies through the International Space Station with a high-definition video camera.
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
Authors@Google: Brenda Marshall
"Dakota" is a sweeping work of fiction set in the late 19th century Great Plains. Author Brenda Marshall came to Google to read from her book, talk about her writing process and give us insight into what exactly the publishing process looks like.