Nouns in the Desert
Animals, plants, and scientists in the desert are presented
in this segment that explores how nouns are used in written
Toxic: Garbage Island
For years we've been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Basically, any trash that gets dumped in the water rides the currents to this one spot and joins an ever-increasing flotilla of garbage. For all the breathless accounts of the mess and its impact on the area's sealife, however, no one seemed to have a picture of the buildup.
In order to sate our own curiosit
Charles Ives Holiday Symphony
Coming of age at the dawn of the twentieth century, Charles Ives saw the halcyon days of his youth fading fast. Not willing to let them go, he invented a striking new musical language to enshrine the feelings and ideals of a simpler time. But many, shocked by passages like the “fireworks” in ‘Fourth of July,’ found his new-fangled methods at odds with the memories he was trying to preserve. Did Ives go too far? Or did he succeed in turning his memories into music?
Cat Dissection Shoulder Muscles
Cat dissection of the shoulder muscles. The instructor shows the 3 parts to the trapezius muscle and the levator scapulae.
Cat Dissection: Thorax
Cat muscle review of the chest region: Pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, xiphuhumeralis, & serratus ventralis. Student produced.
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.
Who Killed The Maya? The History Channel 4/5
This documentary explores the reasons for this society's demise. 'The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.' (Maya Civilization, Wikipedia, 2009). This History Channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students.
This video explains how to derive the distance formula, which is used to find the straight distance between two points in a coordinate plane, by Using what we know about the Pythagorean theorem. The distance formula is a standard formula that allows us to plug a set of coordinates into the formula and easily calculate the distance between the two. (4:26)
Williamsburg and the American Revolution
Brief introductory video for Williamsburg, then capitol of Virginia, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War
Run time 02:09
An Exploration of Our History (California Gold Rush)
Documentary segment describing how Europeans flocked to California from all over to strike it rich from the gold rush.<br /><br />Written and produced by Doug Harris
Hesiod's Theogony Part 2
A film on Hesiod's Theogony Part 2.
1929 Stock Market Crash (Part 2)
The financial memory only lasts about 30 years then analysts, bankers and regulators fall victim to greed and fear. No matter how much they fiddle with interest rates, Bob Marley said it best: "One day the bottom will drop out..."
President George Washington, Part IV
Animated biography of the life of President George Washington. This episode shows Washing crossing the Deleware.(1:52)
American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
This video provides an extensive view and insight into the events that occurred on April 14, 1865. Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of a series titled American Experience. (1:24:13)
Roosevelt Newsreel 1937
Two silent newsreels from 1937. There is no narration so the video may best show fashions and culture of the time.
Hard drive in action
This video illustrates how a hard drive works by showing it in action. The narrator also describes what the hard drive is doing. (2:20)
CD Media Speeds
You need to determine the speed of your drive and media. You have to burn a CD or DVD at the speed of the lowest component-you cannot burn any faster than the rated speed of you media. (0:55)
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Customize Your Browsers with the Quix Super Bookmarklet
Quix Super Bookmarklet - Create the Ultimate Command Line for your Browser Overview: You will learn how to use Quix browser bookmarklet to Make a Super Bookmarklet for your browser. What is Quix? Quix is an exensible bookmarklet tool that performs the functions of several bookmarklets, extensions, and GreaseMonkey scripts.
Google Places With Hotpot-Internet Search Recommendation
Hotpot is a new local recommendation engine for Google Places, powered by you and your friends. Hotpot can help recommend places depending on your own personal searches. Learn more at google.com/places. Basic information on internet searching (Running Time 1:22).
Computer Repair: Missing or Corrupt Error Message System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys
Britec09 — July 30, 2009 — Computer Repair: Missing or Corrupt Error Message System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys
To resolve this problem do the followings:-
1] Boot computer with the Windows XP CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2] To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.
3] At the command prompt, type the following commands:-
cd \windows\system32\drivers [Press the ENTER Key]
ren ntfs.sys ntfs.old [Press the ENTER Key]