The Harvest Moon
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
How to Write an Essay
How to Write an Essay. Part of the series: Academic Writing Tips. Writing an essay typically consists of composing an introductory paragraph, an elaborated body and a concluding paragraph. Write an essay with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on...
Build-A-Word - Tent
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters T, E, N, and T, to build the word tent. After the word is built, it transforms into a tent made of the letters used. (:57)
Build-A-Word - Pies
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters P, I, E, and S, to build the word "pies" After the word is built, it transforms into pies made of the letters used. The WordFriends talk about how the "s" on the end makes the word plural or more than one. (1:19)
Reading Words With Digraphs - Hooked on Phonics
This video contains digraphs -ch, -tch, -sh, -th, -mp, -nd, -ng. Each consonant group is shown on the screen and sounded out by a narrator. Then the sounds are shown in the context of a word which is spelled out on the screen. This is repeated several times, giving the viewer time to practice each sound and corresponding word. Good use of color to highlight sounds. (4:21)
Episode 14 – Exposure to the Elements Have you seen Wolfram|Alpha? It’s not an internet search engine, even though it seems like one, but rather a computational knowledge engine. You ask it a question, and it actually computes the answer. Seems the perfect way to double-check if the meaning of life is really 42, like Douglas Adams wrote in A Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy. However, it occurred to me that the answer should actually be 94 not 42. Here i
Have you seen Wolfram|Alpha? It’s not an internet search engine, even though it seems like one, but rather a computational knowledge engine. You ask it a question, and it actually computes the answer. Seems the perfect way to double-check if the meaning of life is really 42, like Douglas Adams wrote in A Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy.
However, it occurred to me that the answer should actually be 94 not 42. Here i
Pythagorean Theorem Proofs
The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most well-known theorems in mathematics and is frequently used in Geometry proofs. The Pythagorean theorem states that in a right triangle the sum of its squared legs equals the square of its hypotenuse. (5:06)
6.821 Programming Languages (MIT)
6.821 teaches the principles of functional, imperative, and logic programming languages. Topics covered include: meta-circular interpreters, semantics (operational and denotational), type systems (polymorphism, inference, and abstract types), object oriented programming, modules, and multiprocessing. The course involves substantial programming assignments and problem sets as well as a significant amount of reading. The course uses the Scheme+ programming language for all of its assignments.
Franklin Roosevelt Biography
Franklin D. Roosevelt's life is explored in this fast paced video. Students may have to have polio explained to them. The Second World War's impact is shown, but not much about his promotion of improving the country's economic achievements.
SMU: A Walk Around The Grounds
SMU Landscape Manager Kevin Dilliard offers a look at the flowers and grounds of the University.
How to upgrade the Apple Mac Pro - Upgrade Memory, Hard drive, PCI-e card on Vimeo
In just 5 minutes, Guy Cochran from the DVeStore shows how to upgrade three key components of the Apple Mac Pro. Memory (RAM) Hard drive PCI-e card are upgraded in the video. Each step is demonstrated as Guy talks you through the process. (5:33)
Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts
Watch Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts. Give your mouse a rest. Mac OS X gives you dozens of simple keyboard shortcuts and makes it just as easy to customize your own keyboard shortcuts.
Cold War: Red China - part 5/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Life of Andrew Jackson (pt. 2)
This film is a History Channel depiction of the life of the seventh President of the United States. This is part II of the series.
About PSP Accessories
Some accessories for the PSP include color options, spare batteries and screen protectors. Buy extra memory for a PSP with help from a video producer.
This is a segment tracing the history of human flight. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solver
Introduction to Food Pyramid
This is a short video that provides an introduction to the food pyramid. It shows pictures of each food group and a variety of examples that belong in each group. This could be used as a fast, easy way to incorporate health education into a busy classroom. Visuals are good (0:46).
Education@Google: Class Size = 1 Billion, MIT OpenCourseWare's Goal for the Next Decade
Ten years ago, MIT helped launch a revolution in access to education when it announced it would place the core teaching materials from its entire curriculum online for anyone to use at no charge. Today, MIT OpenCourseWare shares materials from more than 2,000 MIT courses and more than 250 universities around the world have joined MIT in publishing their own course materials openly. Sites like YouTube.edu, Khan Academy, OpenStudy.com have emerged to explore this new territory of informal online l
Say what you see We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants - Labor Leaders
Try describing this picture. If you are just beginning, try finding nouns to name the different items you see in the picture? How about some adjectives? Do you know the […]
Tribute to historical leaders of the U.S. Labor Movement.An amateur video that morphs labor leaders' faces. Slides, text, and music are used.
We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants - Labor Leaders