Donald Duck In Mathmagic Land (Part 2 of 3)
Math Lessons : How Doctors Use Math
Doctors use math to check ratios in things like cholesterol levels. Discover how doctors use math with tips from a mathematics teacher. Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University, and University of Florida, among others.
Finding Sales Tax
Instructor demonstrates finding the sales tax to be paid on an item with a given price at a specific sales tax rate. Four examples are modeled and a calculator is used to perform calculations.
Try As You May, You Just Can't Get Away From Mathematics!
This is a very simple video that can be used as an attention getter in math class. It's a basic song that tells all the different ways we use mathematics in life. Students always want to know why they should learn about fractions etc... Lyrics are printed on a blue screen. Run time 01:42.
Learning Basic Math for Everyday Life
Learning Basic Math. Part of the series: Basic Mathematics: Basic math is learning the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Use basic mathematics concepts for everyday life, like counting money and balancing a check book. Run time 01:44.
How to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay
A teacher gives tips to middle school, high school, and college students on how to setup and begin work on a five-paragraph essay.
Basic Essay Writing
This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Essays that explores how to construct a basic four-paragraph essay, but the viewer will be able to glean ideas from this shortened five-minute clip. The instructor does explain how to write the first paragraph.
How to Write An Informative Essay
This clip, made by a student for an English class, tells how to write an informative essay. The narrator discusses the purpose of an informative essay, resources for information, choosing a topic, how to start the essay, and provides a link to help with formatting.
IELTS How to write a discussion essay outline (part 2 of 2)
Here is the second part in my outline series on how to write a discussion essay. (6:07)
Plagiarism--Before He Cheats
This well-produced video showcases the song "Before He Cheats," and is a parody about plagiarism and cheating in school. This is appropriate for students in grades 7-12 (USA). 3:25 min.
A Quick Guide To Plagiarism
This is a seven-and-a-half minute guide to the different types of plagiarism that students need to be aware of.
How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
This children's educational video teaches kids basic shapes,
discrimination, and spatial relationships. Shapes of Circle, square, triangle, rectangle, star, oval, diamond, heart, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon are shown with the word. Lesson page:
Who's Hiding Behind...? (Use Picture Clues to Identify Animals)
Who's hiding behind the sofa? Who's hiding underneath the hat? Young children will love the excitement of guessing who's hiding in this preschool video. Name of the animal that is hiding appears on screen Some animals include penguin, pig, foal, turtle, etc. (2:17)
Words appear on the screen along with simple animation, as well as the sound that the animal makes. Featured video on YouTube.
Us Becomes Bus - Sesame Street
Watch one word 'US', become another 'BUS', in this classic Sesame Street video. Muppets blend us with 'b' and create a new word - bus. (:19)
Morpheme Mastery Part 2
In this a review on dividing words into parts. There is not narration but instructions are provided on the screen on how to divide the words and then by prefix, root, and suffix. The students are then given a word on the slide and asked to divide the word into parts.
5th Grade Students and Idioms
My 5th grade class produced some idioms. We were learning about figurative language and saw some videos on them and then made our own. Lots of fun!
Toxic: Garbage Island
For years we've been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Basically, any trash that gets dumped in the water rides the currents to this one spot and joins an ever-increasing flotilla of garbage. For all the breathless accounts of the mess and its impact on the area's sealife, however, no one seemed to have a picture of the buildup.
In order to sate our own curiosit
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch - Think twice the next time you use bottled water or use anything that is made out of plastic. This six-minute video is a slideshow with images and words. Many of the images show animals of the ocean habitat in distress (for instance, a turtle that ingested plastic bags). The video should be accompanied by educator's information as there is no narration.