Stage Lighting & Managing : How Do Stage Lights Work?
Stage lights are controlled by an operator who presets the various lighting options for the show, and each light can be made brighter, softer or colored. Understand the function of stage lights with tips from an experienced stage manager in this free video on theater lighting.
"Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction, Spring 2009"
" Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction is published in two parts. Part I, containing chapters 1-6, is a traditional printed textbook published by Morgan Kaufman, an imprint of Elsevier. Part II, containing chapters 7-11, is available here as an open educational resource. This textbook, an introduction to the principles and abstractions used in the design of computer systems, is an outgrowth of notes written for 6.033 Computer System Engineering over a period of 40-plus years. In
Crocodile Skeleton - Front Limb (Ball and Socket Joint)
The crocodile has small limbs because its spends much of its time in water. The limbs are sprawled and it drags itself across land. The ball and socket joint allows the limb to move in different directions.
Lichens with bacteria on a rock in the forest
Lichens consisting of algae, fungi, and bacteria are able to extract nutrients from the rock. Bacteria is able to fix nitrogen for the lichen. Lichens are important decomposers.
The Teenage Brain
Why do teenagers act the way they do? This video segment from FRONTLINE: Inside the Teenage Brain explores the work scientists are doing to explain some of the mysteries of teenage behavior.
Rotating Bluemarble Globe with Clouds
The Terra-MODIS project has released a beautiful set of blue marble imagery. The data is place on a globe and rotated.
Baa to the Sun, Sing to the Moon
A sleepy Azibo is awakened by Baabra and her lambs as they say baa loudly to the sun. It's their family tradition; they baa to the sun weekly to say thanks for arriving safely on Panwapa. But they're keeping Azibo awake! That night, the rest of the Panwapa group has their weekly sing-along, while Baabra's lambs try to rest. How can everybody sleep and still respect one another's traditions? If you would like to add more questions or share ideas about how you use Panwapa with your students, creat
SAMOA (HEART OF POLYNESIA) HISTORY
Old film and song are the basis of this video about Samoan traditions.
This video explains how cosine ratios, along with sine and tangent ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Cosine ratios are specifically the ratio of the side adjacent to the represented base angle over the hypotenuse. In order to find the measure of the angle, we must understand inverse trigonometric functions. (2:03)
Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. This is part of the last lecture of his series. He begins this lecture by talking about the Weierstrauss M-Test and talking about how a series or sequence of sums converges. In his lecture he provides the steps for this test, and proofs as well. A great video for advanced math learners. (Calculus and Calculus II students).
Just Read It!
This song has the words at the bottom of the screen as the song is sung. This song is from the HeidiSongs "Little Songs for Language Arts, Singable Books and Seasonal Fun!" music CD that shows one of several projects from the Printable Resource CD. (00:46)
Physics is Fun to Imagine
In this archival footage from BBC TV, celebrated physicist Richard Feynman explains what fire, magnets, rubber bands (and more) are like at the scale of the jiggling atoms they're made of. This accessible, enchanting conversation in physics reveals a teeming nano-world that's just plain fun to imagine. Run time 07:06.
Vincent Van Gogh - An A&E Documentary
It's hard to believe that Van Gogh's work was shunned in his lifetime and that he lived as a peasant. His paintings were ignored. His father was a minister. At 15, Vincent left school and went to work for an art dealership. At 28 he completed his first oil painting. This informative A & E documentary shows many of his paintings during the narration. (5:10)
~Some content not for young students: Video briefly discusses some of the low points of his life; for ex
This video, created for the My Canada Video Contest, provides basic information about Canada to the tune of "Cross Canada" by Stompin' Tom Connors. The video won third place in the contest. (1:25)
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
Magnetism - by StudyJams
Magnetism is the property of attracting iron. A magnetic object's magnetic force is how strong that attraction is. Magnetic fields are the areas where the magnetic force will work. Magnets also have opposite poles, negative and positive. Learn more about magnetism with this slide show from StudyJams. Detailed images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Copyright for Educators - Introduction, Episode 1
Copyright for Educators - Introduction Episode 1. This series by KOCE-TV is called, "Copyright for Educators," is designed to help educators learn about Fair Use of materials. There are three parts in this series. The 7:31 video is for teachers. The first part of the series is an overview whereas the others parts are more specific.
Palestrina - Miserere nostri
'Miserere nostri, Domine', by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1528-1594). Animated score to accompany singing by the Auckland Catholic Music Schola ( http://www.schola.org.nz ).
Miserere nostri Domine,
quia multum repleti sumus despectione,
Quia multum repleta est anima nostra,
et despectio superbis. (Psalm 122:3-4)
Pity us, Lord,
for we have had more than our share of scorn,
for our soul has had more
Chanting and enchanting animals - Chap. 3/6 This video discusses disguises, colors and other tricks animals use. Video looks at frogs and the way protect themselves from predators, changing color, looking bigger, or emitting a sticky substance. It discusses how some frogs don’t need to hide because they are poisonous. The different feet of frogs and toads are another adaptation to their environment. Good quality video for students of any age from second grade on up.THe video could easily be used for
This video discusses disguises, colors and other tricks animals use. Video looks at frogs and the way protect themselves from predators, changing color, looking bigger, or emitting a sticky substance. It discusses how some frogs don’t need to hide because they are poisonous. The different feet of frogs and toads are another adaptation to their environment. Good quality video for students of any age from second grade on up.THe video could easily be used for