Interview with Children's Poet Bobbi Katz
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to the Poet's House, a library in New York City, to meet award winning children's poet Bobbi Katz. Learn about the various forms of poetry and what goes into making a poem. Explains the form of poetry called pantoon.
Links to fun websites and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities for kids. (6:51)
Golden Rectangle - A Virtual Manipulative
The Golden Rectangle is a plot created by starting with a rectangle, chopping off successive squares, and drawing quarter circles with a radius equal to the side of the square that was cut.
The center of the spiral is obtained by intersecting a diagonal of the largest rectangle with a diagonal of the second-largest rectangle.
Using this virtual manipulative you may:
-Pause the plotter
-Clear the plot
-Turn the outer rectangle <
JS Bach pt.1
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista - Microsoft Desktop History
I start up Virtual Machines of Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista.
Windows 1.0 - Announced November 1983
Windows 1.0 - Released November 1985
Windows 2.0 - Released December 1987
Windows 3.1 - Released April 1992
Windows 95 - Released August 1995
Windows 98 - June 1998
Windows 98SE - Released May 1999
Windows 2000 - February 2000
Windows ME - September 2000
Windows XP -
Childnet International - Cyber Bullying
This video illustrates the dangers of cyber bullying and offers solutions to the problem.
Hi, this is Kent from Kls Support Services.
In cooperation with Childnet International - Please watch this video and please comment. Cyber Bullying has got to stop. So many awesome young people and adults, go thru this every day. It dosen't have to happen and believe it or not, It does, It's illegal and people performing this type of Bullying can be arested. Please Help Stop this a
The Lehman fallout: blame the bankers, not the banks
The banking industry, post-Lehman Brothers, is going to be quite a different one going forward, because the impact of the banking crisis was so profound that changes are inevitable.
Algebra Balance Scales - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative allows you to solve simple linear equations through the use of a balance beam. Unit blocks (representing 1s) and X-boxes (for the unknown, X), are placed on the pans of a balance beam. Once the beam balances to represent the given linear equation, you can choose to perform any arithmetic operation, as long as you DO THE SAME THING TO BOTH SIDES, thus keeping the beam balanced. The goal, of course, is to get a single X-box on one side, with however many unit blocks neede
Tangrams - A Virtual Manipulative
Using this virtual manipulative you may:
-Display a figure outline
-Move, rotate, and flip "tans" (pieces)
-Reset the workspace
There are instructions to the right of the manipulative.
President Millard Fillmore
This video shows the life of Milliard Fillmore, our 13th president, who was considered an accidental president. He was considered bland, but he accomplished much, but didn't keep the Civil War causes from escalating.
Rae Armantrout: 2010 National Book Festival
Poet Rae Armantrout reads at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Rae Armantrout is the 2010 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Versed" (Wesleyan Poetry Press), which the Pulitzer committee cited as "a book striking for its wit and linguistic inventiveness, offering poems that are often little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading." The National Endowment for the Arts has funded publication of her work. Armantrout published her first book of
"Human Rights and the Arts: Guantanamo in the Theater" (video)
A talk by Gillian Slovo, co-author of the play "Guantanamo: 'Honor-Bound to Defend Freedom.'" South African-born Gillian Slovo has published a family memoir and ten novels, including Ice Road, which was short-listed for the Orange Prize. From the Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Ser
"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As
"Challenges in Latin America: The Importance of Increased Economic and Political Integration" (video
A talk by Ambassador Charles S. Shapiro, Senior Coordinator for the Western Hemisphere Free Trade Agreements Task Force, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. Ambassador Charles Shapiro was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (2005-2007) and U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela (February 2002 until A
"With Immediate Effect: The Events of 1989 Revisited" (video)
20th Anniversary Roundtable with the Consuls General of Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Poland. A discussion concerning the historic events of two decades ago in Central and Eastern Europe, and the paths taken since then - through personal reflections and recollections of how the process developed, the spirit of the movements, the le
Peckham TV is a collaborative project by the artists Harold Offeh and The People Speak. The project is the result of a period of research carried out by The Mothership Collective into the future of Peckham. Following a series of workshops with local young people to develop ideas, the Peckham TV Public Event broadcast a live mix of public opinion in a game show format creating a collective vision for the future of Peckham. The event featured 3d visualizations and footage from workshops scr
'Visual Directions' is a website designed to assist students in producing sketchbooks and engage in reflective writing
'Dinnerfor1' is a 4 monitor video and sound installation which was first exhibited at the British Council Berlin in February 2005. DinnerFor1 is a woman talking to you. Her questions (isolated from the replies using fictional and factual texts) are often universal, so that a viewer is directly engaged: each set of questions is taken from a different source, connoting different strata of society and areas of (public) life. These range from the sensationalist interview into Princess Diana’s p
Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new med
How to Build a Worm Bin
A virtual field trip the Queens Botanical Garden to learn more about recycling and how to build a worm bin.