Charles Drew - Inventor of the Blood Bank
Commentary, still images, and narration about Charles Drew. Commentary is provided by Dr. Lester Rodney of Morehouse Colllege. Drew did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Overview of Charles R. Drew's Life
Commentary, still images, and narration about Charles Drew. Drew did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Part 5 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Encouraging children to be creative and helping them enjoy books and writing. The author discusses various types of construction of books. He shows different paper folding techniques that can be used to make books. Part 5 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Creating Health: Childhood Obesity
Kris Clark, professor of nutritional sciences at Pennsylvania State University hosts various Penn State health professionals in an examination of the causes of childhood obesity, including the impact of larger food portions and reduced physical activity. Learn about how today's American lifestyle of fast food, driving instead of walking, as well as video games and computer use, have affected children's health. Professional video gives advice as to how families and schools can help to improve chi
Octopus Hunting and Camouflage
This brief clip shows footage of octopus from Papua New Guinea as they hunt for food. Watch as an octopus in the clip uses hunting and camouflage techniques to catch its dinner.
Meet the Author: featuring David Adler (Cam Jansen Series)
Prolific writer David Adler, author of the Cam Jansen transitional chapter book series, talks about: his childhood, experiences that led him to writing books incorporating mathematics, teaching mathematics, writing techniques that make children keep reading, writing nonfiction biographies. Talking head with subtitles. (9:05)
Shooting Techniques in Soccer for Beginners
Shooting Techniques in Soccer for Beginners. Part of the series: How to Play Soccer. This very short video shows the correct way to kick a soccer ball for a goal shot. Basic Run time 0:41
Basketball Rules and Drills : Basketball Court Rules and Regulations
The basic rules and regulations of basketball revolve around dribbling techniques, point lines and court-size requirements. Understand the game of basketball with advice from a Division I coach in this video on basketball.
Expert: Tony Ingle
Bio: Tony Ingle is the head coach of Kennesaw State University, a division one institution with more than 22,000 students located 20 miles north of Atlanta, Georgia.
Filmmaker: Michael Burton
Watercolor Demonstration, Snowy Central Park of New York
Watercolor demonstration and painting by Joseph Chiang. This video is intended for those who either want to start painting or want to see watercolor painting results. No text-the techniques are demonstrated to music. (9:57)
Watercolor Painting Basics
This video will show you the basic building blocks of watercolor painting. If you can master these techniques, you can paint anything. I am going to tape the paper up with regular masking tape and try to tape the paper to the board leaving a nice margin tape, so that when we pull the tape off later, we are going to have a nice clean edge.
Lesson for Painting Clouds
Here is a lesson in oil painting techniques for clouds given by teacher Wilson Bickford. Techniques are demonstrated-problems are explained. Alexander magic white and an Alexander brush is used. This shows the technique for clouds, not a completed painting. Ultamarine blue is used next to work in on the top of the canvas.
Using Eric Carle's FAQ page
This video gives tips on how to interview someone. The teacher uses the FAQ section of Eric Carle's website to help teach this lesson. The techniques could be applied to other FAQ website pages as well. Run time 02:44.
Examples and Techniques of How to Find The Median
This video takes a look at measures of central tendency. Median is discussed and a lesson is given using a couple of examples on how to determine the median score of a data set. a couple of techniques are shown.
Times Tables for 4s & 6s
Learn math times tables for 4 and 6 with fascinating cool math patterns. This animated video teaches math in a fun way that appeals to the right brain and teaches math techniques with visual aids as a math exercise.
Juggling with Algebra
A fun lesson. Nicholas Hyde, head of science in a school in England teaches Grade 6 maths students how to analyse juggling techniques to introduce number sequences and algebra. (In England people say "maths" instead of "math")
Plato Part 1
Plato (469 BC399 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one f the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.Perhaps his most important contribution to Western thought is his dialectic method of inquiry, known as the Socratic Method or method of "elenchus," which he largely applied to the examination of key moral concepts such as the
Cleaning a Personal Computer Keyboard
Learn from our expert some great techniques for cleaning your computer keyboard.
You need some electronic wipes, a can of air and a toothbrush to clean the keyboard. This video takes you through the steps to be able to clean out your keyboard.
How to Estimate the Size of the Sun
This video shows how to estimate the diameter of the sun including step by step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles.
The video also includes a brief introduction to the techniques used by the ancient Greeks to determine the size of the moon, distance to the moon and the distance to the sun. For junior and intermediate schools this video supports the mathematics and astronomy components of the curriculum.
Multiplying a 2-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number: Fast Math Trick of Calculation
Improve your Math calculation speed and power up your weak math with the techniques you learn from this video. You will learn to multiply two-digit numbers with ease by following the clear steps on this video.
Includes information for making a classroom a language-rich environment -techniques for building vocabulary and inspiring word play. (2:06)