Heat and Temperature What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
Can We Believe Our Eyes
Why is it that students can graduate from MIT and Harvard, yet not know how to solve a simple third-grade problem in science: lighting a light bulb with a battery and wire? Beginning with this startling fact, this program systematically explores many of the assumptions that we hold about learning to show that education is based on a series of myths. Through the example o
Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
Masterpieces of Western Art at Columbia University is part of the Art Humanities Series. Masterpieces of Western Art has been a degree requirement for all College students and an integral part of the Core Curriculum since 1947. It is not a historical survey, but an analytical study of a limited number of monuments and artists, and teaches students how to look at, think about, and engage in critical discussion of the visual arts. (18:04)
Video produced by the Media Center for Art His
What is Calculus, Anyway?
This brief clip (which is a segment of a larger video), provides an introduction to Calculus. The instructor discusses what Calculus is and compares it to Algebra using side by side slides. Excellent quality.
This video shows old hollywood male actors. Some include: Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, etc. There are no names written on the screen, just the faces seem to transform from one to the other with some good editing technique . Bach's Allemande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 performed by Antonio Meneses . (3:35)
This is a strange but informative computer-animated video about plagiarism. (01:50)
3x3 Rubik's Cubes: Solve the Upper Cross
This is a five minute video that slowly goes through the process by which a rubric cube user can solve certain problems.
Cat Dissection Pectoral Muscles
Cat Dissection of the pectoral muscles, xiphihumeralis, pectoantibrachialis, latissimus dorsi, and clavodeltoid. Instructor shows how to find and separate each of the muscles very clearly. Very good video to review before beginning dissection of the chest region.
How to Teach English Alphabets to Nursery Children
Teaching English alphabet letters to nursery children can be done
through song, drawing, writing and sculpting. Find ways to help children absorb the alphabet from an experienced English tutor in this video.
Engineering an Empire - China, Part 2/5
This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. Introduction by Peter Weller and narrated by various scholars.
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Talks to Fifth Graders Part 2
Part 2 of Award winning illustrator, E.B Lewis giving a talk to Hidden Oak Elementary fifth graders on the importance of "Finding Your Passion" in life.
Achilles Book One- Life
This is part 1 of the the life of Achilles. Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles also has the attributes of being the most handsome of the heroes assembled against Troy. His life story is depicted through ancient artwork with text at the bottom about his life with background music.
A lesson for kids to learn beginning English body parts words with this fun and entertaining animated video clip. In the lesson children can study, practice, and review body part words.
Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
Rounding Whole Numbers, Part 1 of 3
Mr. Khan uses a number line to show how to round to the nearest hundred. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (04:23)
Graphing an Equation in Standard Form
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to graph an equation in standard form. One example is modeled using the approach of finding the x and y intercept and using these to points to plot on the coordinate plane.
The Lost City of Angkor Wat
One of National Geographic's Ancient Mysteries video series, this video explains how this lost city as large as Manhattan, was discovered in 1860. Its purpose and why it was eventually abandoned by the Khmer are explained.
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Thank you Letter
Learn how to write a thank you letter. In this lesson we go over what to include in a thank you letter and how you can sound professional. The narrator gives a personal example from his life, and makes it very easy to understand.