Velocity of Currents
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. 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 Lea
Lord Harold Syntax, the world's foremost authority on the English language, takes a trip to lovely little Syntaxylvania, where he and his assistant Nemesis reacquaint themselves with several members of the Syntax lineage. A great video for learning prepositions and prepositional phrases.
Metric System Review
In this video the instructor leads a review over the metric system. Units of length using the meter stick are explained and vocabulary is emphasized. Examples of finding area and volume of three dimensional shapes are modeled . Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
This video starts with questions for students to look for the answers for in the video. It explains the different types of solar flares and how solar activity affects the Earth. 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 i
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Making Mistakes While Speaking
This video explains that it is okay to make mistakes, it is all part of the learning process. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. This video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary, middle and high school students.
Newbie Lesson #4 - Who are you all? - Video Vocabulary
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! This lesson was recorded on location in Lima, Peru. Be sure to check out the Learning Center for useful reference materials and a whole lot more!
Story Retelling & Kindergarten Readiness
Lecture- Story Retelling & Kindergarten Readiness. Part of the series: How to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten. Get your child ready for kindergarten; learn how to help your child develop better learning skills with this free how to video clip on story retelling. (1:50)
Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Students learn how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators, including how to borrow. Problem starts with mixed numbers, conversion of the fraction is done-a common denominator needs to be found, then they borrow from the whole number. Another example is done. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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The Chemistry of Life
This program discusses the chemistry of the wonders of life. It starts off with the way life began, and goes on to deal with the structure and function of biological molecules. It emphasizes the value of relating chemical principles to biology studies, and states that living organisms are huge chemical systems in equilibrium. Thus, learning processes are based on the che
The Examined Life- Intro to Philosophy - Lectures - 1-4 Plato-Crito - Lehigh University > Public Courses > The Examined Life- Intro to Philosophy > Lectures > 1-4 Plato-Crito
Cell Division and the Cell Cycle
BIOS095-10222010 - Fall 2007 Lectures - Cell Division and the Cell Cycle - Lehigh University > Public Courses > Bio Science in the 21st Century > Fall 2007 Lectures > Cell Division and the Cell Cycle
The Cove Film: A Call To Action Against Dolphin Killings
A two minute video about the slaughter of dolphins in a small community in Japan. A review of the dramatic video, The Cove. A good introduction and a call to action for students since the entire movie might be too much for younger students. Teachers should emphasis that dolphins do eat fish and that they threaten the fishermen's income. A map of Japan would be good. A good start for a service learning project.
Pronounciation and Phonetics
This lesson presents the phonetic alphabet. The presenter explains why phonetics may be helpful. Some people think that this is a helpful tool for improving spoken English, while others feel that phonetics slows down the process of learning the language. There are examples for each sound and you can see the phonetic symbol and the words on the screen.
Basic Prepositions - A Song for Toddlers
In this live action video James and his dad, David, learn about the prepositions: in, on under, over, in front & behind - using their hands to model them while learning. After they learn these important prepositions, they also sing a song about them. (2:53)
The Fertile Crescent and Mesopotamia
This is a lecture by Edward Trimnell, an advocate of learning foreign languages, who describes what the Fertile Crescent is and why it was called that. It is a relaxed lecture (looks like his living room) and is relatively clear in its description. It provides good basic information.
Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World
Students in grades 3-12 spend eight-1/2 hours daily using media. (Generation M., Kaiser Family Foundation, 2010) Filmmaker/George Lucas Educational Foundation chair George Lucas thinks it's time to change "English" class into "Communication" class. National Association for Media Literacy Education members believe, "By learning to skillfully interpret, analyze, and create messages, media literacy empowers people to be both critical thinkers and creative producers of messages using image,
Land in Water Geography Terms
This cartoon video from Ignite Learning is a rap song about the differentland forms in water. The song included definitions written on the screen along with computer animated examples of each. (Ismus, Peninsula, Island, and Archipelago.) Run time 02:21.
05 - Ball & String
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How to Send A Secret On A Postcard: Public Key Cryptography - March 3, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Computers use an ingenious invention called public key cryptography to transmit secrets on the internet, even through public channels that can be observed by anyone. This talk will explain how public key cryptography works, without assuming any prior knowledge of math or computer science. We'll also find out why there was a big party in San Francisco on September 21, 2000. Further info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2010/03/how_to_send_a_secret_on_a_postcard