Polynomial... or NOT?!
The instructor explains how to recognize polynomials. The definition of a polynomial is given with a step by step approach to deciding whether or not a given expression is a polynomial. The instructor uses a pad and paper for demonstration.
First Revolutionary Battle at Lexington and Concord : Shot Heard Around the World
In April 1775, when British troops are sent to confiscate colonial weapons, they run into an untrained and angry militia. This ragtag army defeats 700 British soldiers and the surprise victory bolsters their confidence for the war ahead. Best used with a map of the area and a timeline of events. Also, the reading of The Ride of Paul Revere might be interesting.
American Revolution - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to help explain the events during the Revolutionary War. Some key vocabulary terms and names include: Lexington, Paul Revere, Samual Prescott, Midnight Ride, Minutemen, Second Continental Congress, George Washington, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Franklin, Valley Forge, John Paul Jones, guerrilla warfare, Yorktown, and Lord Cornwallis. Run time 04
Computer Typing Lessons : Proper Posture When Typing On A Computer Keyboard
Learn proper typing posture in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. English Captions. (1:07)
The Progressive Era
Video discusses the Progressive Era in the United States. It was period of reform which lasted from the1890s to the 1920s. Video discusses the presidents during this time period, the muckrakers, political reform, and amendments established. This is a great video that gives a lot of information.
Jason and the Argonauts
This is an animation based on the mythical tale, Jason and the Argonauts. Jason and his band of Argonaut warriors as they fight the evil skeletons.
The Crash of 1929
This video discusses the crash of the stock market, what caused it and how it affected people.
How to Install a Graphics Card
There are a few reasons you might want to upgrade your graphics or video card. If you are into gaming, run duel monitors or have updated to a high resolution monitor you might want to upgrade. This video discusses how to find the graphics card, how to choose a graphics card, and how to install it. (2:46)
Hard drive in action
This video illustrates how a hard drive works by showing it in action. The narrator also describes what the hard drive is doing. (2:20)
What is a Cloud?
In this NASA video segment learn about the different types of clouds and cloud formation. Find out more about the relationship between clouds and weather on Earth. Run time 02:40.
How To Classify Clouds
Classifying clouds is crucial to understanding weather systems, learn how to become a meteorologist and predict the weather in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 01:52.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
Geronimo: The Last Free Apache
This video contains pictures with captions that depict the life of Geronimo, the last free Apache Indian.It is made up of slides and quotes from Geronimo.
History of Ethiopia
A history of Ethiopia illustrated through stamps, video footage, and pictures.
Destination: Eastern Africa
Video Tour- Explore Eastern Africa on a Serengeti safari, trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, or tiptoe past endangered gorillas in mountain jungles. East Africa offers adventures of all kinds, and the chance to relax on sensational island beaches too.
The Empty Mind-Kyudo or Japanese Archery
This is a rare opportunity to see the great archers of the Japan Kyudo Federation. Kyudo Federation. The location is the Meiji Shrine in Shibuya (Running Time 3:14).
How to Make a Compass: How to Use a Compass
Learn how to use a homemade compass made out of common household objects, like tin foil, some water and a household magnet. This video is a step-by-step presentation of how the compass is made and how it works. (01:31)
How to Make a Compass : Final Steps of Making a Compass
Learn about the final assembly for making a homemade compass out of common household objects, and tips on how to make the floating element, in this video.
United States Constitutional Principles
Visuals of US Constitutional Principles is the subject of this one minute video. It moves too rapidly to stand by itself and the terms are shown on the screen without narration. At best a quick overview for older students.
Surface Area of a Cylinder
The instructor demonstrates how to solve for the surface area of a cylinder. The formula for the surface area of a cylinder is given and examples model determining the radius and height to plug in to the formula. The instructor then walks the learner through the computation process step by step.