Duke Chapel Live - 1/29/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 1/29/2012
Abel Meeropol, Billie Holiday and A Song Born in Protest
In the late 1930s, Abel Meeropol, son of Russian Jewish immigrants and a high school English teacher in the Bronx neighborhood where he was born, wrote a poem entitled Strange Fruit. This video discusses how the poem would later be performed by the legendary Billie Holiday as a song of protest, bringing national attention to the crime of lynching. (3:40)
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Sid Luck is a fifth generation potter in Seagrove, North Carolina. This forty-five minute documentary explores his life and work, and the family heritage he hopes to pass on to his two sons, Jason and Matthew.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / South / 1999
Finding Their Voice
In the 1920s, thousands of African Americans left the rural South for cities in the North in a movement called "The Great Migration." Their arrival in New York City marked a period called "The Harlem Renaissance." In this video segment from A Walk Through Harlem, we learn that only 30 years earlier many of these descendants of slaves had worked as poor sharecroppers. Although slavery had ended, many blacks were still uneducated. Their shift to the urban North was an attempt to e
Josh Lewis: 2011 National Book Festival
Josh Lewis performs at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Josh Lewis writes books. When he's not doing that he does other things, like sometimes he sleeps and sometimes he snores and sometimes his wife thumps him on his head to get him to stop and sometimes he rides the train and imagines what it would be like if all people had beards. "Super Chicken Nugget Boy and the Massive Meatloaf Man Manhunt" is Lewis' fourth book for young readers but definitely not his last, because he
Students determine their own eyesight and calculate what a good average eyesight value for the class would be. They learn about technologies to enhance eyesight and how engineers play an important role in the development of these technologies.
Library 2.0: A Journey of Metamorphosis
Libraries as we know them have changed over the years to become Learning Commons—less like rooms with books and more like learning spaces with a wide variety of resources.
In Concert: Paolo Pandolfo & Thomas Boysen
Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba) and Thomas Boysen (theorbo/Baroque guitar) play in a dazzling program of Renaissance improvisations and celebrated works by Sainte-Colombe and Marin Marais. For more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5386.
Domain and Range - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to examine the graph of a function to determine the domain and range. (2:04)
Function Notation - Example Problem
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to write a relationship using function notation. (2:44)
Displaced in the New South
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In 1980, there were a few thousand Asian and Latino immigrants in Georgia. By 1994, there were more than 300,000. Displaced in the New South explores the cultural collision between Asian and Hispanic immigrants and the suburban communities near Atlanta where they settled. Featuring unforgettable people like Suttiwan Cox, ESL teacher and stand up comic, the film is a moving, sensitive case study of a nationwide trend that is bringing explosive political
In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Dirty Jobs: Slippery Sucker
Ancient fish Lamprey
OPMT 600 Minitab Software
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Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches - Full Version
This is Dr. Seuss' view of prejudice: Some Sneetches have a star on their bellies, and some of them don't. The 12 minute video is an excellent story on several levels depending on the age of the students.
This eight minute video shows students how to do research from primary and secondary resources. Very high interest. The video spend a lot of time explaining how to weigh evidence as to their accuracy. The case study is following a Chinese immigrant.
Cheese History 3
Why does Swiss cheese have holes? Find out in this episode of Cheese Cubed! (2:19)
Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (1/4)
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens. Mr. Bergmann describes how ancient people observed the sunrise, phases of the moon, changing seasons, and the brightness of stars at night. Ancient people identified constellations. This video also shows a diagram of the celelstial sphere. ( 10:55)