Maniac Magee By Jerry Spinelli
This is a video about the novel Maniac Magee. It gives a brief background about the author, Jerry Spinelli and some highlights from the book.
Part 4: Taking Your Idea for a Book Out to Lunch
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry
Spinelli. Clip talks about Maniac Magee and Stargirl. Captures the idea
of taking your idea for a book out to lunch.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 7:Forms of Play: Cappello Reads to Spinelli frm Awkward
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about forms of play and reads to Spinelli from her book, Awkward.
How Neil Gaiman Got the Idea for the Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman speaks for a live audience in London in 2008. He talks about what gave him the idea for the Graveyard Book.
Libba Bray Reading From Going Bovine
Libba Bray at a book signing. She reads excerpts from her book, Going Bovine.
Marla Frazee Interview
Interview with Marla Frazee. She talks about her book illustrations and her inspirations growing up.
Kinney Explains Writing Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid explains how he wrote the book. He gives tips and writing ideas and answers questions from the audience at Borders.
How to Write a Good Fantasy Book
Write a good fantasy book by creating a reality to an imaginary world with tips from a playwright in this video on creative writing that she personally shares with you. The video includes video captions.
Maurice Sendak is interviewed by Bill Moyers
This professional news segment is about the life of Maurice Sendak. Maurice Sendak is the author of the popular book "Where the Wild Things Are." (Run time - 17:04)
"The Sneetches" Part 1 of 2: animated TV film of Dr. Seuss' picture book by that title
The first of a 2-part reproduction of Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches, produced as part of a 1973 animated television special and movie, Dr. Seuss on the Loose directed by Hawley Pratt for DePatie-Freleng Enterprises and CBS; this special included the stories The Sneetches, The Zax, and Green Eggs and Ham. (6:33)
J.K. Rowling; A Year in Her Life, Part 1 of
One of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. In November 2006, in a hotel room in Edinborough, J.K. Rowling is working on the last chapters of her final Harry Potter book. The series took 17 years to write. Writer James Runcie interviews Rowling throughout this series. (4:39)
This video introduces the relevant anatomy and pathology underpinning the modern treatment of breast cancer.
Classroom Technology Demonstration
This is an excerpt from the March 27, 2006 Okemos Public School Board meeting. Kelly Carrier, a high school science teacher, demonstrates technology tools, ...
TRAD 104: An Introduction to Special Collections
Dr. Albrecht Classen introduces his TRAD 104 students to the UA Library's Special Collections during Fall Semester 2010. He and Ph.D. candidate James K. Howell meet archivist Erika Castaño who takes them into the Special Collections vault where they look at incunabula and rare books. Dr. Classen shows a collection of Chaucer's works from 1550, examines it's beautiful binding, reads the title page aloud and shows pages from the book. Later he shows students the library's replica of the Codex Ma
Quidditch for Muggles at the College of Charleston
B.Y.O.B. -- Bring Your Own Broom! Join the CofC Quidditch team around Marion Square and on campus as they play the sport popularized in the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling. CofC Quidditch on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=186708751528 International Quidditch Association: http://www.internationalquidditch.org
Bio-defense and Disaster Education for Healthcare Students
Modules introduce health services students to a common language and the unique roles and challenges basic to all-hazard disaster response. The 4 one hour modules were developed by an interdiciplinary team of Montana educators from pharmacy, nursing and allied health sciences under a HRSA Bioterrorism Training and Curriculum Development program. Each module contains a narrated presentation with accompanying learning activities and faculty support materials. They are designed for either face-to
Introduction to the Dissection of a Virtual Frog
This short, 46 second clip demonstrates initial three cuts made to the skin of the body cavity to reveal the frog's muscles. This is a small clip from the Digital Frog Virtual Dissection program.
Frog Leg Dissection
This video demonstrates the dissection of a frog leg. It shows how the cuts are made to the skin on the thigh to reveal the underlying leg muscles. A professional video segment from The Digital Frog virtual dissection. Run time 01:13.
Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History
This site includes a collection of nine historical mysteries which draw students into Canadian history, critical thinking and archival research through the enticement of solving historical cold crimes. Each of the mystery archives includes an average of 100,000 words in English (and in French), as well as up to several hundred images plus maps. Some of the mystery websites also include 3-D recreations, videos and oral history interviews. Site users can look at the collections of archival materia