Using only six straight lines, divide this shape into four equal parts.
2-D and 3-D Shapes in the Real World
Learn about shapes using real world examples. This video takes the learner on a tour of real world examples of 2D and 3D shapes.
How a Net is Formed - 3 Dimensional Shapes
Students learn that a net is the shape formed by "unfolding" a
3-dimensional figure, so a net shows all the faces that make up the
surface area of the figure. Students are then asked to determine what
type of 3-dimensional figure can be made from a given net (note that a cylinder has 2 circular bases, a pyramid has triangular faces, a cone
has 1 circular base, and a prism has rectangular faces). Students are
also asked to determine if a given net can be used to make
Six Soccer Socks
A song about six soccer socks is featured in this very brief, classic Sesame Street video.
Inferences: Knowing text structure
Use inferencing skills to help figure out the progression of ideas and text structure of a narrative. Inference, cause and effect, chronological order, compare and contrast, and many other skills help a reader to better understand a story. This video is led by an educator, and the thought processes are explained clearly.
Japanese History of Edo period to Meiji Restoration(5/6)
Japan of Edo period (Bakumatsu). After this age, Meiji Restoration occur in japan. It is expressed by movie The Last Samurai
Hubble Space Telescope - Chapter 9, Pt.1
These are a series of videos produced by the ESA for public distribution about the Hubble Space Telescope. This video is copyright-free material with some restrictions. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (6:48)
Cell Division In Lung Cells
Uses contrast microscopy to visual the process of cell division. Images in black and white with labeling and narration of what is occurring at each step. Grades 7-12. 58 sec.
The Stages of Mitosis
This is a computer-animated clip from Stages of Mitosis, a promotional piece, which begins with a fly-through of cells preparing to undergo mitosis (cell division).
Upon entering a cell we are introduced to various organelles of the inner cell and the key events involved in mitosis.
Relationships Between Literature and Historical Period Using Concept Maps
This sample lesson uses an Inspiration concept map to provide 9-12 grade students a workspace to explain the relationships between literature and historical periods, cultures and society. An example of a concept map is presented in this lesson. While there are attempts to zoom in on individual slides, it is very difficult to read the concept map. The video does describe a good way to help students connect concepts visually through concept maps.
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
Using Literature to Teach Reading
Literature can be used to teach children how to read by involving them in activities that establish positive attitudes towards reading. Discover how literature can help to free a child's imagination so that they can make their own interpretation with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this video on reading.
Read more: Using Literature to Teach Reading: Reading
Basic Economics (pt. 2)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns the marketplace and the exchange of goods and/or money for items available.
Basic Economics (pt. 3)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lesson concerns how prices are set and production.
E5. Introduction to Monetary Policy
This video provides a brief introduction to monetary policy - one of the main elements of economic policy.It is done by a financial counselor. (semi-amateur)
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
Heredity By StudyJams
Heredity is the passing of traits, or features, from parents to offspring through genes. Genes, which are found inside cells, are shared from one generation to the next, passing on all kinds of characteristics like eye color, dimples, freckles, and height. Learn more about heredity with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Atomic Bomb Test
Footage of United States atomic bomb test in 1953
Using Properties of Quadrilaterals
In this slide show properties of quadrilaterals are explored and several examples modeling problems involving quadrilaterals are worked out. This slide show is from Glencoe- McGraw Hill.