Discovering the Internet: Search Engines
Video: Discovering the Internet: Search Engines Episode 6 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the use of search engines when navigating the Internet. Web directories organize sites into different catagories/sub catagories. All sites in the directory are approved by humans. Search engines give back broader hits. Google uses spiders to crawl from website to website to search for criteria.
This is a three-minute clip from the 'Clash of the Continents: End of Eden.' "When a volcanic rift occurs, the Earth comes back to life with a vengeance! Intense lava flow can mean intense natural growth." This video uses computer animation and recorded live images for demonstration. (03:07)
The Invention of the Telephone
The idea of the telephone may have began back in 1627. But many scientific breakthroughs eventually led to the invention of the telephone. Although Alexander Graham Bell is given credit, there will always be a debate over who invented the first real telephone. In this video, you will tak a look at the many contributors and inventors of the invention of the telephone. Run time 02:43.
High Tech Inventions of the 90's
From DVDs to TIVO to GPS and the WWW, this video shows you how these gadgets got started. It will take you way back to the end of the 20th century and the beginning of today's trendy technologies. Run time is 44:00 minutes
Go deep into Columbia's Zipaquira Mountain to find a Catholic cathedral carved out of salt deposits of an abandoned mine. The cathedral helped to draw tourism back to an area that saw a huge decline after the war.
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
Florence Nightingale Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War, which became her central focus when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded"(Wikipedia, 2009).
A young hippo fights a older male. The older male does not fight back - and the younger male takes the dominant role. Video by National Geographic. Scene may be disturbing for younger children. Run time 02:19.
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos)
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos in Spanish) is a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage (and others) living in the United States and Canada. The celebration occurs on the 1st and 2nd of November, in connection with the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day which take place on those days. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, and using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the depa
Days of the Week - Clap Clap!) Song Fashion Drawing Step by Step World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats The Greenest Farmers Wildlife: State of the Earth What Is Baroque? All Systems Go - Interactive Site Drum Set Posture Children's Opposites Saturn's Mysterious Moons The Monroe Doctrine
Practice the days of the week while singing to the tune of The Adams Family theme song. Brightly colored slides show the song lyrics. (:30)
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
Days of the week...Days of the Week...
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
and there's Monday
and there's Wednesday
Demonstration video on how to draw the fashion figure. It gives detailed information about the difference between the proportions of a regular human figure and the fashion figure. It demonstrates how to set up the page, how to draw front, side and back views of the croque. (4:09)
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused President Wilson to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks, but there is no sound so it lacks depth.
To some it’s a fad, to others it’s a color, but, to farmers, being green takes commitment. We take a look back at some farmers who demonstrate their commitment to the environment in creative and unusual ways.
Vibrant wildlife keeps key Earth systems healthy. But, poachers, deforestation, and overfishing is devastating animals on the land and in the sea. This movie discusses the problems and how some nations are striking back. Run time 09:02.
Understand the style of baroque art with information from an
art historian, critic and curator in this video clip. Baroque art took place after the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th century as a Catholic counter-reformation to draw people back into the church. (3:30)
In this interactive activity from Kinetic City, Arnold is missing all of his organ systems. The organs of the human body are critical for maintaining conditions that are necessary for life, and must operate in concert with each other to do their jobs. Help Arnold identify these important organ systems and put them back into his body where they belong. Site includes descriptions of each organ, video, and a game with timer.
Drum Set Posture Tutorial - This beginner drum lesson goes through some basic tips that can help you improve your posture at the drum set. Jared explains how to relax your back, shoulder, and arm muscles while playing the drum set.
This childrens educational video introduces kids to simple
concepts by presenting them as pairs of opposites: day, night, big,
little, long, short, fast, slow, full, empty, right, left, back, front,
near, far, outside, inside, up, down. Lesson page:
Note: English subtitles. Some 900 million miles from the Sun in the outer regions of our Solar System orbiting the planet Saturnlies a mysterious world. Enceladus is enveloped in ice. Because nearly all of the sunlight that manages to hit its surface is reflected back into space, its one of the brightest objects in the solar system. It turns out that this distant outpost may harbor subsurface oceans and pre-conditions for life.
This video is accompanied by text. "At the great European conference, the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), the monarchs of Europe gathered to return the continent to its status before the French Revolution. The European powers banded together to eradicate democratic movements that threatened their thrones. In 1821, the Holy Alliance—Russia, Austria, Prussia, and France—quashed liberal movements in Italy. Then in 1822, at the Congress of Verona, the alliance decided to put down Spanish rebels,
Fashion Drawing Step by Step
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
The Greenest Farmers
Wildlife: State of the Earth
What Is Baroque?
All Systems Go - Interactive Site
Drum Set Posture
Saturn's Mysterious Moons
The Monroe Doctrine