Astronauts Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for Space Exploration
This tutorial starts with the Apollo 1 disaster which happened while still on the ground. Then, the narrator tells of Apollo 13 (dubbed a 'successful failure'), the space shuttle Challenger (which exploded 73 seconds after take-off), and the crew of Columbia (which broke up while re-entering Earth's atmosphere). Finally, the video focuses on Russian astronauts who lost their lives. (03:19)
What it Takes to Do Extreme Astrophysics
All over the planet, giant telescopes and detectors are looking (and listening) for clues to the workings of the universe. At the INK Conference, science writer Anil Ananthaswamy tours us around these amazing installations, taking us to some of the most remote and silent places on Earth. (14:09)
Figure Percentages of a Whole Number
To figure out a percentage of a whole number, multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form. Learn to calculate the percentages of whole numbers using tips from a math tutor in this video. The instructor uses a chalk board. The camera should be a little closer to the board for better viewing. (01:54)
What is Graphic Design?
A brief typographic description of graphic design, brilliantly created using Adobe After Effects! (1:04)
More Complicated Order of Operations Example - Khan Academy
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. In an easy, conversational tone, the instructor demonstrates how to solve a more, complicated, longer equation. (05:20)
Order of Operations
This video explains the order of operations using the PEDMAS acronym. It takes a problem and show the common mistakes made by not using the order of operation and then show you the correct way by applying the order of operations. It also tells you helpful hints on which direction to go in doing a problem and the different types of parenthesis. Run time 04:37.
Sedona Native American Culture and History
This Sedona video is an excerpt of The Natural Wonders of Sedona's timeless beauty. This portion of the video is about the Native American History of Sedona.
Causes of World War I
This two minute video uses primary films to show the causes of the First World War. By 1914, military tensions and a series of alliances have Europe on the edge of war. In August, the fuse is lit by an assassination in Sarajevo. By war's end, more than 100 countries would be involved in the conflict. Good use of photos and films. Students need to have timeline and map to get the most use of this video
How to Go Green: Earth Day 2009
Watch and learn a few tips on leading a more eco-friendly life. These
tips are from Earth Day 2009. Go Green!
Humans depend on water for drinking, as well as for domestic, agricultural, and industrial activities. Although water is a renewable resource, the water supply is limited and needs to be protected. One way for people to preserve water is to be aware of their own consumption. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, cast members predict and and then compare how much water they each use during a typical shower. This video could also be used while teaching the scientific process. Closed captioning
This video provides an illustration of the mechanism of actions within the human body. In great detail you will see an animated version of your nucleus. This video clip is not narrated. (1:34)
George Washington: A Three Part Series
A very, very long introduction. This series goes into detail about his life.
George Washington Part 1: The Early Years
George Washington Part 2: The Military Commander
George Washington Part 3: Guiding the New Nation
How Does Your Memory Work? Pt.2
Meet a woman who is having her most traumatic memories wiped by a pill, and a man with no memory. This film reveals how these remarkable human stories are transforming our understanding of this unique human ability.
How Does Your Memory Work? Pt.3
See how mental time travel (via our memories) is a critical part of the human experience. Memory gives us the ability to plan and think in abstract ways.
David Bohm on perception
This video takes a deep look at perception. The following claims are made in the interview with the famous physicist David Bohm: Everything in our brains appears as thoughts; Science is primarily engaged in a perceptual exercise; Our thinking process is an extension of our perception.
This video scrolls through paintings by impressionist artists such as Monet, Manet, Degas, and Renoir. Each artist is represented by a variety of their most famous paintings.
Claude Monet - 1840-1926
Edgar Degas - 1834-1917
Pierre August Renoir -- 1841-1919
Vincent Van Gogh -- 1853 - 1890
Edouard Manet - 1832 - 1883
Berthe Morisot - 1841-1895
Joseph M. Willaim Turner - 1775-1851
Presidents' Day - A Tour of Monticello
A three minute video that shows his home in this tour of Monticello.
Thomas Jefferson: A Brief Review
Thomas Jefferson read along style video that goes over his remarkable achievements in this three minute video. Repeats a few times.
Thomas Jefferson won, was the first election where the press played a big role and where the political power was peacefully shifting from one party to another. Very famous address to Federalist mentioned and his actions to curtail government explained.
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd U.S. President (1801-1809). He was born in the colony of Virginia in 1743. Thomas Jefferson's ideas helped create a new kind of government -- one that cared about people's freedoms and rights. This is a video clip. (Note:This clip has a slightly-biased point of view. Freedom? It is a well-known fact that Jefferson had many slaves.)(1:35)