Tell Me Why - Geography
See an excerpt from this phenomenal title from the award-winning Tell Me Why series. What are maps and globes? What is the difference between latitude and longitude? How can you measure distances on a map? What are the largest land masses? What is the difference between a peninsula and a cape? What is the Greenhouse Effect? Why are rain forests important? All these and other important geographic questions are answered in this fascinating title from TMW Media.
History of the Mac OS Part 4
Carbon is a main application environment in Mac OS X, a few example programs that are inside it are the Finder, Adobe software, and iTunes (as of Mac OS X 10.5). Carbon combines much of the old Mac OS API with some new stuff. Apple has been phasing Carbon out of the UI realm and it is now becoming the standard set of APIs for background and low level tasks. Cocoa is the primary environment of graphical applications in OS X.
This also starts to explain Apple's new move into the open
Tracing Capital Letters Song
Here, the class learns that F E D P B R N and M are all "Frog Jump Capitals". They stand up and finger trace the "Frog Jump Capitals" in the air in time with the song lyrics. "Frog Jump Letters" start at the top line when written. This lesson is a multi-sensory approach to teaching handwriting, incorporating music and large motor skills.
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
Westward Migration: The War of 1812
American westward expansion ceased as the War of 1812 raged between the United States and England. The US invasion of Canada, the blockade by the British and the Battle of New Orleans are reviewed. Not much new here, but the maps help students understand the scale of the war.
Street View on Google Maps
Check out the new experience of Street View on Google Maps. Learn the new ways to enter Street View.
How To Create A My Map In Google Maps
How to create personalized, annotated, customized maps using Google Maps.
Get Directions on Google Maps
Customize your directions on Google Maps. Drag & drop the default directions to your preferred roads or highways, get walking or public transit directions.
Street View's New Look on Google Maps Australia
Check out the new experience of Street View on Google Maps. Learn the new ways to enter Street View, look at our full screen mode, navigate through driving directions, and more.
Google Maps: Create Personalized Maps
Easily create and share personalized, annotated maps of your world.
How Reading and Writing Begin
Tips to help your child develop writing skills.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions. Part of the series: Youth Soccer Drills and Skills. Defenders (also called backs or full backs) are the last line of defense before the goalie. This short video gives a brief overview of the position, but lacks insights. More a talking head video. 0:57 run time.
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Math Mansion 5: Fractions
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Fractions are taught by converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
What Is the Meaning of Congruent?
The meaning of the word congruent is very similar to being equal, and it is often used in geometry in reference to side lengths and angle degrees. The instructor uses a document camera to explain this concept.
Communicate in the retail workplace
This unit of competency provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues in the retail workplace.
Applied Technology and Finance First Sit Exam
41 question exam on finance, covering gross profit, net profit, liquidity, acid test, trial balance, cash budget, effective internal control, return on capital, depreciation,. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The questions are multiple-choice and multiple-response from 5 answers or requires short answers. The zipped file contains a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly expo
Learning How to Read a Ruler Marked in 16ths
When reading a ruler that is marked in 16ths, it's important to know that fractions may have to be reduced along the way. The instructor uses a document camera to model how to use a ruler and write the measurement as a fraction in lowest form.