Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Morning Meeting: One-Minute Greeting
In this video, Carolyn Bush prepares her fourth grade students to start their Morning Meeting with a successful, safe, fun "One-Minute Greeting." Students engage with other students and develop their oral language skills. (02:40)
Life - The world's largest gathering of fruit bats - BBC One
Hundreds of thousands of straw-colored bats fill the sky as they fly over the forests of Congo. This video explains that 10 million of these bats end up in one place in Zambia. (01:38)
Science Fiction-Science Fact
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft. Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories. Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned writer, wrote the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The narrator descibes space stations, spaceships, and the influence of Jules Verne's story From
Episode 21 – A short history of Phar Lap curators The ‘relics’ of history have been housed in museums for hundreds of years. Museum Victoria was officially started in 1854 by British colonialists who collected items deemed to be significant to the nation’s identity, culture, and education. Today the tradition of acquiring and housing what is significant to the nation’s culture continues but it’s performed by representatives of the broad Australian public, in the form of historians, scientists, and i
The ‘relics’ of history have been housed in museums for hundreds of years. Museum Victoria was officially started in 1854 by British colonialists who collected items deemed to be significant to the nation’s identity, culture, and education.
Today the tradition of acquiring and housing what is significant to the nation’s culture continues but it’s performed by representatives of the broad Australian public, in the form of historians, scientists, and i
The First Words to Teach Kids
Learn form an expert teacher what the best first words are to
teach kids in this free education video clip on home schooling your
Crohns Disease Module 11: Resources
Learn what support groups and events are available and how to get involved with the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, including the benefits of being involved. (4:02)
This website, from the 1807 Commemorated Project, at the University of York, and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, provides a 'resource website for museum practitioners, consultants, outreach officers and all those with an interest in, or connection to, the heritage sector in Britain'. The website aims to 'ensure that future policies and practices within museums, libraries and archives are shaped and informed by the experiences of museum staff, consultants, communities and audiences
A video about the event that devastated Europe in 1347 the epidemic of Bubonic Plague. Done with illustrations. Moves very rapidly so it needs to be stopped and each comment discussed to be of value.
Solving Word Problems Using a Table to Narrow Down Answer
This simple video shows the steps in solving a word problem using a
table. The narrator's voice is distracting. Simple animations show
students the thinking process in converting the words to numbers.
Universe of Real Numbers
Algebra IA explanation of real numbers. You need to use the script on the left hand side of the frame to move the video along. Excellent.
Book Walk of Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed
A Book Walk through Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed by
Barbara Park. Junie heard her parents say there are no monsters, but
what if Paulie Allen Puffer is right? What if the monster thinks her
toes look yummie? (1:14)
Ville de Sélestat: Bibliothèque Humaniste
The Bibliothèque Humaniste (Humanist Library), at Sélestat in Alsace, France, is one of the great libraries of Europe. Their website provides bibliographic information about the Sélestat treasures, including: a special exhibition of bindings; ancient collections of the religious communities of its region, and 15th-16th century collections from the period during which the city was a leading centre of the Humanism movement in Europe. Most well-known is the collection of Beatus Rhenanus; and it
Brand Aid? Development finance and African agriculture (Inaugural Lecture Series)
In a global system that seems to be remorselessly concentrating capital into fewer hands, this lecture will examine efforts to move money the other way in order to promote food security, with particular reference to Ethiopia. In this lecture, Professor James Copestake will highlight the growing business-orientation of aid and explore scope for being more transparent about its impact.
British Parliament: Print and Politics
British Parliament: Print and Politics
STS.038 Energy and Environment in American History: 1705-2005 (MIT)
A survey of how America has become the world's largest consumer of energy. Explores American history from the perspective of energy and its relationship to politics, diplomacy, the economy, science and technology, labor, culture, and the environment. Topics include muscle and water power in early America, coal and the Industrial Revolution, electrification, energy consumption in the home, oil and U.S. foreign policy, automobiles and suburbanization, nuclear power, OPEC and the 70's energy crisis
Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
How to Add Negative Numbers
This is a video that demonstrates how to add negative numbers. It is done in a slightly humorous way. One advantage of this video is that it displays a number line when the math problems are being explained so that viewers can see how negative numbers are added.
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed. (02:17)
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board. (01:40)