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.
Identify and Prepare Event Operational Requirements
This task is concerned with the skills needed to prepare event operational requirements.
Camouflaging and Defense Skills
In this video, you will see many amazing camouflaging and defensive skills of a variety of sea creatures. Through these adaptations these fish are able to escape or avoid their predators. A great video that is narrated well.
Force with Vectors
Another example of using our trigonometry skills to break up a force vector into its x (horizontal) and y (vertical) components. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
Pearl and Hermes Population Assessments
This video segment adapted from the NOW-RAMP 2002 Expedition follows a team of U.S. Fish and Wildlife researchers as they visit the northwest tip of the Hawaiian Islands to document wildlife populations and help control invasive species. The Pearl and Hermes Atoll, one of the oldest landmasses in the Hawaiian Island chain, supports an impressive diversity of plants and animals but, like many islands, is vulnerable to invasive species. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:28.
Bug Buzz interview
This is an animated story showing a grasshopper who is interviewed because of his skills. He talks about his family in a TV show for bugs. You can read the story on the screen too.
Story Time | Literary Elements | Second Grade-The Crow and the Pitcher
Reading Comprehension Story: Adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:39) Great for improving listening skills.
This is a short presentation (with narration) on how to use weather maps. The narrator discusses warm and cold fronts. The sound could be better.
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? - Part 3
Part 3 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Kyle Johnson – University of Colorado. Talks about meteor entry into the atmosphere (large flaming balls and little pieces of sand) leaving a trail visible on radar. They use the meteor trails to model affects on the lower atmosphere. Our daily lives depend on the Sun so it’s important in understanding the nature of that energy balance; it’s not a direct connection, but its all connected. He had al
2.2 Reading techniques: skimming You might want to find information about the effectiveness of the child curfew scheme in Hamilton but be less interested in some of the other issues that are raised in The Scotsman piece. One way of extracting this kind of specific information is to skim the article for key words – such as ‘research’ – and statistics which may give you evidence of the effectiveness or otherwise of the scheme. This method is also especially useful when you are searching for something partic
You might want to find information about the effectiveness of the child curfew scheme in Hamilton but be less interested in some of the other issues that are raised in The Scotsman piece. One way of extracting this kind of specific information is to skim the article for key words – such as ‘research’ – and statistics which may give you evidence of the effectiveness or otherwise of the scheme. This method is also especially useful when you are searching for something partic
The owners of this family dairy combine farming and culinary skills to create memorable artisan cheeses. This video could also possibly be used during a lesson on the real-life application of pasteurization. Run time 07:51.
Test your French skills - La Nourriture (Food), Part 2
Test your French skills. Look at the Part 1 of this series, then come watch this video and see if you can remember the French vocabulary. There is no sound...just the images and a countdown to test your recall.
French Lesson Week 3- Leçon2 [Reflexive Verbs]
Lesson 2 of week 3 examines the use of reflexive verbs, and gives examples of how to use them, including proper pronoun use, and word order. Gives the link to the word document with the class files. (9:35)
A brief biography of Simon Bolivar. Well done and useful for students, but needs a list of events and maps of South America. Excellent for most grades.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-A Place Called Wisconsin
This introduction to the series takes a fresh look at Wisconsin geography. Series host Liz Chobanian Richeson and the Wis Kids locate Wisconsin in the universe, find their own home towns within the state, and begin to explore the places created by the work of people and nature in this part of the world. As students learn about Wisconsin's unique physical characteristics, they will begin to gain an appreciation of their own sense of place in the world. The program considers some of the key
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Maps: Our Windows on the World Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,
Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,