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)
What is a Cloud?
In this NASA video segment learn about the different types of clouds and cloud formation. Find out more about the relationship between clouds and weather on Earth. Run time 02:40.
How To Classify Clouds
Classifying clouds is crucial to understanding weather systems, learn how to become a meteorologist and predict the weather in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 01:52.
Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. This video explains how solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations. For example, we can solve the formula for distance, d=rt, for r to produce an equation for rate. (1:50)
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
United States Constitutional Principles
Visuals of US Constitutional Principles is the subject of this one minute video. It moves too rapidly to stand by itself and the terms are shown on the screen without narration. At best a quick overview for older students.
How to install custom firmware on all psp slim and fat
This video will teach you how to install custom firmware on all psp slim and fat. Step by step instructions are given.
Surface Area of a Cylinder
The instructor demonstrates how to solve for the surface area of a cylinder. The formula for the surface area of a cylinder is given and examples model determining the radius and height to plug in to the formula. The instructor then walks the learner through the computation process step by step.
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
Nori Diesel - Modern Dance Improvisation 1
Nori Diesel Potts's modern dance improvisation at Ballet School of Chapel Hill. (1:21)
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.
Early American Literature (1700 - 1800) and Famous Americans
A brief look at the Colonial Period (also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism) in this non-narrated seven minute video. It is essentially an encyclopedia of famous people, events, and movements during this time period. Some of the topics in the video include: the Triangular Trade, Kepler, Galileo, deism, dawn of liberalism, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and Phyllis Wheatly. This video is not limited to literature. (07:40)
[Learn French] [Conjugaison] Comprendre
This video (15:17) gives several conjugations of the word: comprendre (to understand). After the native speaker says each phrase one time, he says "Repetez", allowing the viewer to repeat the phrase. Good for beginning French language-learners or for review.
Constructing Parallel Lines
Constructing parallel lines with a compass and straightedge uses the converse of the parallel lines theorem. This video explains how creating congruent corresponding angles (or congruent AIA or AEA) guarantees parallel lines. The first step in constructing parallel lines is to draw a transversal through the given point to intersect the given line. Last, duplicate an angle created by the transversal and the given line. (1:08)
Numbers Written in Words
Lesson on numbers written with words. Larry explains how to write out less common numbers in words and how to say the number properly. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
The Art of Francis Bacon - Part 3/6
Francis Bacon is widely held to be the greatest living painter in the world. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. Bacon lived from 1909-1992. He was an Irish painter who lived mostly in London. In 1960 he painted portrait heads of his friends because he wanted to defeat death by leaving images.
Thinkwell American Government: McCulloch v. Maryland, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (06:17)
Thinkwell American Government: Marbury v. Madison, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (09:06) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Google Scholar Can be a Starting Point for Research
A colleague once said that students can't use Google for research, because they don't know how to search properly. She was primarily concerned that inexperienced researchers do not know how to identify legitimate online resources. Google Scholar solves this problem by providing books, articles and even legal documents on virtually any subject. (There is no sound.) (01:53)
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Patty Cake". (:26)