Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part I - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve and graph a linear inequality (y > 5). He starts with a number line. Salman Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:14) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.' (02:15)
Graphing Inequalities with Two Variables
Just like equations, sometimes we have two variables in an inequality. Graphing inequalities with two variables involves shading a region above or below the line to indicate all the possible solutions to the inequality. This video clip explains how to graph inequalities with two variables by using some of the same techniques used when graphing lines to find the border of our shaded region. (1:42)
Jesse Owens, Berlin '36, Historic Olympic Run
This brief video has been taken from a vintage reel and shows Jesse Owens in Berlin '36, during the Olympics during his historic run. The images are slightly blurred, but this is understandable as the images are more than 70 years old. The video is in German. (1:12)
Olympic Games Though History
This is a very good slideshow concerning the Olympic Games. The slides appear a little too fast, but the information contained within the slides is interesting. There is no narration--just music and captions. (2:58)
Olympics, Ancient Early Games
The ancient Olympics began in about the eighth century, B.C. How important were those games to the Greeks? What honors were bestowed on the winning athletes? Why did they end, after twelve hundred years? (9:54)
Take a virtual trip to the ancient world to discover more about it. Move the video forward - to 6:00 - to begin the trip.
Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar. People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.
What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games? Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.
Hitler watches his 50th birthday parade
Actual footage of Hitler celebrating his birthday with a parade showcasing soldiers marching and fighter show.
Hitler's Death - The Final Report - Part 1 of 5
The first part of the documentary that show the last events in Hitler's life. There is footage and an account of the last war events. There is a description of Hitler's bunker.This video is a mixture of actual footage and dramatization.
Invasion of Poland 3 of 3
1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw.
Child Diabetes Symptoms
Symptoms of child diabetes include increased thirst, increased urination, weight loss and bed wetting. Find out how vomiting, abdominal pain and an increased respiratory rate can be signs of diabetes in children. (01:21)
This three minute video notes that one-third of diabetics don’t know that they have the condition and what are the symptoms. Important considerations are family history of this disease, being overweight, extra thirst, weight loss quickly, blurry vision, and others that need to be discussed with all students. There are some sexual related problems related in this video so a review of the content is recommended.
Jump Up Song
This Jump Up music video by Silly Bus uses music to promote and encourage fitness and exercise with younger children. Some of the lyrics include, "Catch the ball. Throw it back. Having lots of fun. Dribble quick with both hands and do it on the run. Moving fast. Moving slow. Moving all the time. It's so fun to excercise with these friends of mine...." Run time 02:59.
The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China (Part 3 of 9)
This video is a documentary which tells the story of Qin Shi Huang, who ascended to the throne at age 13. Under his reign the first version of the Great Wall was constructed.
Five Fat Peas Fingerplay
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Five Fat Peas".
March on Washington
This video is accompanied by text. "While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the Whi
In this interview to Professor Levin and a Rabbi Levy they try to answer the question "why is it that Judaism does not recognize Jesus as the Messiah?" The Messiah is defined and the characteristics of the leader are listed.
Pesach: The Story and the Holiday (Passover)
A description of the story of Pesach and a brief overview of how the holiday is celebrated. Pesach (Passover) Pesach is an eight-day holiday that celebrates the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt and our freedom from oppression in modern days. This is a slow moving video of ten minute duration that clearly explains the background of the celebration and the individuals involved. The images are difficult to understand at times. A good video for all ages and easy to follow.
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - value. Value is the lightness of darkness of a color. Value adds mood and makes images look more realistic. (2:04)
2 Point Drawing Perspective
This is a lesson where students are drawing a city block using two point perspective. It's supposed to be for ages 11-14, but it has been shown to nine-year-olds because it's nice to have them hear children give the steps as they go. Perspective is a difficult concept to articulate, and this is also an activity that you can personalize. Math is naturally integrated as can be social studies.
Cold War: Vietnam - part 3/5
1954 - 1968 Vietnam has been divided since the end of French colonial rule. The North is run by communists, the South by anti-Communists. Ignoring warnings against involvement in a nationalist struggle, the United States commits its armed forces. American protests against the war mount. The U.S. realizes this is not a war it can win.