Jazz - Excerpts from the Ken Burns Documentary-Introduction
Jazz is a uniquely American form of music. It is a combination of all different types of music and cultures. It is an improvisational art that is forever changing, but deeply rooted in the blues. Ken Burns examined its history, and stars, in a documentary which aired on PBS.
This clip is from the introduction to the program. (8:05)
3-D animation shows how 5 different types of eclipses occur. Uses models of the earth, moon, and sun. Grades 5-12. 1:43 min.
Geometry Review of Transformations
This lecture is a review of rotations, reflections, and translations. The instructor uses graph paper to illustrate and explain various types of transformations. The instructor uses a study guide for the examples in his lecture, but it would be fairly easy to use graph paper to follow along with the examples. He also talks about how to correctly name the new transformations.
Mr. Wood's Examples of Poetic Devices
This excellent video uses popular songs to demonstrate several types of literary devices used in poetry and song. The video is suitable for fourth-graders to high school students.
Video shows how to identify various skin growths. Doctor uses images to help to clarify the difference between something that is not dangerous and that which is. Discusses the 3 types of skin cancers. 3:13 min.
3-D animation explains the functions of the skin, how skin cancer occurs, and the mechanism of skin cancer. Shows where each of the major types of cancer forms. 1:58 min.
Understanding Food - Part 2 - Nutrition by Natalie
In this video Natalie explains exactly what a nutrient is and goes over each category. This included descriptions of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, amino acids and water.
It explains how important proteins are and the differences in the types of fats. It is a lecture style video.
Slides of different types of neighborhoods. Off-screen teacher describes the neighborhoods. "A neighborhood is where you live." Upbeat background music.
Types of damage
This is a demonstration on the steps for identifying types of damage to a vehicle.
Understand financial management fundamentals
Organisations place a great deal of emphasis on finance. This task will help you understand the fundamentals. It includes a learning pack which introduces you to some financial management fundamentals and contains information and activities about financial management concepts; legal requirements; budgets, their purpose, types and key elements; and interrelationships with work groups for budget activities.
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
If dots on a screen are surrounded by certain types of moving pattern, fixing your eyes on one of the dots can make the others disappear. For more information and other mind bending illusions, visit: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19611
5.3 Scholarly definitions of religion Scholars offer us many different definitions of religion, but these definitions tend to be of two types. The first type is known as a substantive definition: that is, a definition that tells us what kind of thing religion is by pointing to its distinguishing characteristic – usually its beliefs and/or practices. We can find an example of a substantive definition of religion in my summary of the definitions found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Think again about d. Acc
Scholars offer us many different definitions of religion, but these definitions tend to be of two types. The first type is known as a substantive definition: that is, a definition that tells us what kind of thing religion is by pointing to its distinguishing characteristic – usually its beliefs and/or practices. We can find an example of a substantive definition of religion in my summary of the definitions found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Think again about d. Acc
The Nature of Tectonic Plates
This lesson provides an overview of the various types of interactions between tectonic plates. The discussion uses the analogy of a cracked egg to describe the tectonic plates composing Earth's crust.
Connects to the most recent information available by the National Cancer Institute. It includes topics from genetics to treatments, the different types of cancer, support groups, and many other topics of interests concerning cancer.
A learning resource that provides animations and video clips to help educate the known facts about cancer. It discusses the types of cancer, how the cancer forms, etc. Very interactive and great for visual learners.
'Multisheers' is a project to explore ‘design for disassembly’ and ‘mono-materiality’ as a way to produce ‘interim’ textile products utilising digital manufacturing techniques and the recycling of PET polymer waste.
How ID Theft Works: What Gets Stolen
Scott Stevenson examines the types of information sought by identity thieves. This four minute video goes into the various areas that thieves seek and how they do it and how help make it more difficult for them. Many types of fraud may be new to students and require more of an explanation such as benefits fraud. Run time 5:18
7.3 The Great Nation
This unit provides basic historical background to the French Revolution. It will show that the Revolution accelerated intellectual, cultural and psychological change, and opened up new horizons and possibilities. In fact, while much controversy and scepticism remain as to the real extent of underlying change in the social and economic structure of France, it is generally agreed by scholars that the Revolution stimulated a widening of expectations and imaginative awareness: a belief, inherited fr