Conquistadors - The Fall of the Aztecs 3/5
In the decade before the Spanish arrived in Mexico, Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and his people were filled with a sense of foreboding. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.
The History and Importance of the Erie Canal
This history of the Erie Canal from 1957 includes remains and remnants of the original system which was a pioneer route to the West. Called Clinton's Folly for the governor of New York who wanted to build this canal to tie the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean.
Follow the Money: Accounting for the Young Entrepreneur Part I
Many young people venture into small businesses with hopes of fulfillment and monetary success. That spirit is the essence of a strong and resilient economy. This tutorial begins a series teaching one of the important skills they need to live their dreams.
Essential French - Plane and Airport
This video offers a native French speaker saying airport-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (1:12) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
Teaching Kids Numbers with Dot Worksheets
Dot worksheets are a great way to teach kids numbers; make dots on a sheet and have the child point and count the dots, and write down the appropriate number, get more numbering tips in this kindergarten education video which is presented by an experience kinder teacher.
How to Solve Problems Using Proportions
In math, a proportion is an equation that says two ratios are equal. Solve problems using proportions with tips from a math teacher in this video on solving math problems.
Adding & Subtracting Radical Expressions With Fractions
When adding and subtracting radical expressions, remember that a
radical has a root in it. A math instructor explains how to keep the denominators the same when adding the tops of fractions with examples on a whiteboard. Narrator speech is shown on bottom of screen.
Chemical Changes and Conservation of Matter
Where does the weight go when we “lose weight”? What happens when iron rusts? Why are exploding stars able to turn other elements into gold when the alchemists w
Evolution and Phylogenetics
The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax.
Emerging Infectious Diseases
New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe.
HIV and AIDS
Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments.
How to Make a Line Graph in Microsoft Word
To make a line graph in Microsoft Word, select the "Graph" icon under the "Insert" tab, select a line graph and enter in the data to the spreadsheet that opens up on the right. Create a line graph using Microsoft Word with IT help from a software developer in this video on computers.
Dave Andrews is a software developer that holds a degree in computer science. Currently, he is employed by a government IT department.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown
How ID Theft Works: What Gets Stolen
Scott Stevenson examines the types of information sought by identity thieves. This four minute video goes into the various areas that thieves seek and how they do it and how help make it more difficult for them. Many types of fraud may be new to students and require more of an explanation such as benefits fraud. Run time 5:18
The Alphabet Phonemes
Instructor sounds out the alphabet phonemes for the viewer. He holds a card with a letter and says the beginning sound three times.
Gimp Tutorial **Alter an Image**
In this tutorial I show how to remove things from a image. Fast and easy image editing technique. (8:26)
GIMP 2.3 Tutorial - Face Replace (Part 1)
video shows how to use some basic image editing techniques to replace the face using Gimp. (9:59)
Semitic Empires: The Old Babylonian Empire
This very in-depth video shows the rise and fall of the Babylonian Empire in the Fertile Crescent area. There is no narration so the viewer must read through a great deal of difficult text. The picture slides are of antiquities and paintings that are interesting and the Part about Hammurabi is interesting.
Money Money Money! song-Introduces Coins and Values
This video introduces each coin and their value in a cute, catchy tune. Each coin has its own rhyme to help students remember them (2:24).
Solving Two-Step Equations for X
The instructor uses a smartboard to demonstrate how to solve a two-step linear equation in one variable. The instructor models one example using a step by step approach.
Guy Smiley And The Here Is Your Life (Oak Tree) - For Youngest Learners
In this clip, which is a parody of the old TV show, This is Your Life, Guy Smiley reunites a tree with past friends.