UW 360 April 2012: Cherry Blossoms
See the well-loved campus sight - the spring cherry blossoms on the UW Liberal Arts Quad
Solving Linear Systems of Equations Using Substitution
Solving Linear Systems of Equations Using Substitution - 3 complete examples are shown.
Dust Bowl Narratives
This video clip contains stories, music and images from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. (02:11)
Acts and Proclamations
This short cartoon video from Ignite Learning is about the unintended consequences that sometimes result from decisions that are made throughout history. The video briefly addresses the Proclamation of 1763 and the French and Indian War, Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Run time 03:07.
Learn about April Fools Day
short video tells the history of the day that has become known for practical jokes and how it came to be.
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
J.S. Bach: Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach is an award winning introduction to the great composer. Awarded the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award for best in class, the video features scenes from Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Kothen, Muhlhausen and of course, Leipzig and showcases insights from noted J. S. Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver and guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 performed by Vladimir Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz performing in Musikverein, Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1987. The picture is decent quality, but the sound quality is excellent. (7:25)
Chopin's Nocturne in C Minor
This is Valentina Igoshina playing Chopin's "Nocturne in C Minor," Op. 48, No. 1. This is actually a clip from a movie The Mystery of Chopin (which is why Ms. Igoshina is in a period costume). (6:09)
Climate Change and Health
ABSTRACT: Climate change has multiple direct and indirect consequences for human health. Heat waves affect health directly and are projected to take an increasing toll in developed and underdeveloped nations. The 2003 summer heatwave in Europe -- an event six standard deviations from the mean -- led to 21-35,000 excess deaths in five nations, extensive wildfires, crop failures, nuclear plant shutdowns and melted 10% of the Alpine glacial mass. This event and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrate
Show Me the Money- (children's coin song by Jack Hartmann)
This two minute musical video uses graphics and a song to help the students understand the value of coins as relative to other coins.
How Money is Printed
This 2:47 video shows students how the nation's currency is made at the US Mint. The video shows there's more to money than money such as chemists, inks, artists, engravers, presses, counterfeiting and Secret Service Agents. The video shows the math and science behind making money.
Basics of economics: Gaps in the Market
This professional video discusses the gaps in the market where there is no real competition. Security and education are often not trusted
to the market. The market often neglects social and environmental
supply and demand curves
An explanation of supply and demand curves and equilibrium point by a teacher/professor using a whiteboard. The explanation is good and the quality is good.
Historias de un raton - El sueño de una noche de verano (P1) (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish- En la antigua Atenas, Minnie esta comprometida para casarse con Donald, pero ella quiera mas a Mickey, y cuando Goffy lo echiza por error Mickey se enamora de Daysi...
Mickey Maestro (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon- ESSE DESENHO É O RESPONSÁVEL PELA EXPLOSÃO QUE ACONTECEU NA MINHA MENTE NA MINHA INFÂNCIA, E QUE ME FEZ APRECIAR A MÚSICA CLÁSSICA
Introduction to Heredity
In this video, Sal Khan discusses heredity and classical genetics, dominant and recessive traits, plus heterozygous and homozygous genotypes. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Classical vs. Transgenic Breeding
This video segment from FRONTLINE/NOVA: "Harvest of Fear" discusses the genetic consequences of both classical (traditional) breeding and genetic engineering of crop plants. While classical breeding combines thousands of genes between individuals of the same species, genetic engineering combines one or a few selected genes between individuals of the same -- or, in some cases, different -- species. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:11.
Sunday Service - 3/16/14 - Norman Wirzba
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. Dr. Norman Wirzba delivers a sermon entitled "Time To Go."