The Large Intestine
This short video shows the stage in digestion where the large intestine works. It explains that during digestion water is reabsorbed into the large intestine.
Pioneer Spirit: Westward Movement and the Oregon Trail
A seven minute video about the conditions experienced by the settlers as they traveled the Oregon Trail to the West. An excellent overview. Students would benefit by having a map of the trail and a timeline. Run time 02:00
Multiplying 2-digit decimals by 2-digit decimals
In this video learn how to multiply decimals that are more than one digit. Step by step demonstration of how to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit decimals.
Calculus Limits: A Numerical Approach
In Calculus, the term limit is used to describe the value that a function approaches as the input of that function approaches a certain value. This video explains the two ways to demonstrate Calculus limits: a numerical approach or a graphical approach. In the numerical approach, we determine the point where the function is undefined and create a table of values to determine the value of the variable as it approaches that point. (1:45)
This video explains one-sided limits. A limit is the value that a function approaches as the input of that function approaches a certain value. In Calculus, sometimes functions behave differently depending on what side of the function that they are on. By definition, a one-sided limit is the behavior on only one side of the value where the function is undefined. (3:02)
Calculus Limits: A Graphical Approach
This video explains the graphical approach to determine a limit. There are two ways to determine a limit: a numerical approach or a graphical approach. In the graphical approach, we analyze the graph of the function to determine the points that each of the one-sided limits approach. (3:02)
Infinite Limits: Vertical Asymptotes
This video explains when a limit decreases or increases without bound near certain values for the independent variables, they are called infinite limits. In general, a fractional function will have an infinite limit if the limit of the denominator is zero and the limit of the numerator is not zero. The infinite limit can be either positive or negative and is determined by the sign of the quotient of the numerator and the denominator. (3:23)
Continuity of a Function
This video explains the three conditions that must be met in order for a function to be continuous at a certain point. The continuity of a function only exists if these three conditions are met. (0:55)
Teaching Piano Chords to Children
When teaching piano chords to children, help them associate the idea with tying notes together to make a different sound. Show kids how to play several notes at once with helpful tips from a children's music instructor in this free video on piano lessons.
Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video. This is the third lesson. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video. Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
National Standards of Music Education Song
In order to help remember all nine of the national standards of music education why not use a catchy song? This video and accompanying song are excellent tools for serious music students to learn the standards of music education. Lyrics are included. Run time 01:31.
The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 07/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme Flannel Board Story
The traditional nursery rhyme "Hey Diddle Diddle" is recited during this video and accompanied by flannelboard characters. Produced by Worthington Libraries Programs to Go (:54)
A teacher shows the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns. He presents a column of possessive adjectives and one of possessive pronouns to illustrate the difference.
Great Barrier Reef Wildlife
The largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef spans more than 1,200 miles of islands and submerged reefs. A plethora of coral thrives here, along with a sweep parrotfish, sugeonfish, barracuda, and sharks. Run time 4:11.
Vertebral Column Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the vertebral column. Each type of vertebrae is examined. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 8:12 min.
On the Surface Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
21eTeacher: Explore video
A video about the second E in Nortel LearniT's lesson plan model. This is the section where the student investigates the topic more thoroughly. In these lessons the investigation takes the form of Internet research but it could equally include original research and the use of a variety of problem solving techniques. What is important is that the students are given the opportunity to "free wheel" their way through the materials and not be over directed. We all know however, that they will need so
Pecos Bill 2 of 3
The classic Disney cartoon, from American Heroes. Pecos Bill is a legendary American Cowboy, apocryphally immortalized in numerous tall tales of the Old West during American westward expansion into the Southwest of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. This is a three part video. Video is of average quality, but story is an old favorite. Video is appropriate for preschool and early elementary school children.
How to Write a Poem
Writing a poem is very easy. Subject can be an idea, a feeling, a group or rhymes or even lines of words. This video is an interview with no student examples.