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.
Mark Ravina, "Legends of the Last Samurai"
Mark Ravina, Associate Professor of Japanese History at Emory University, discussed "Legends of the Last Samurai" at Bowdoin College. Professor Ravina has written widely on Early Modern and Meiji era Japan.
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.
Nth Roots and Operations on Radicals - Yay Math
The video reviews square roots, cube roots, and fourth roots of numbers and variables. Then goes into some main properties of radical expressions, including removing radicals from the denominator. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=711499923819897326&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=enProduced by Robert Ahdoo
Exploring Life within the Layers of the Rainforest
Go on an adventure and explore the wonders of the rainforest. Here is the opportunity to explore the layers of the rainforest and the different animals. (2:17)
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.
Bangkok river close to the brink
Oct.29 - The Thai capital's main Chao Phraya river threatens further flooding as high tides and flood waters swell its waters. Paul Chapman reports.
English Vocabulary-Lesson 4-Idioms About Driving
Vocabulary for the advanced English language learner. Lesson 4 topic: Idioms and sayings about driving-"backseat driver", "road hog", and "running on empty" The narrator demonstrates the idioms, but does not offer much depth. (2:58).
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Coastal Walk - Stop 5b
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the fifth stop on the walk (part three).
The Biggest Stars in Space
Stars range in size from neutron stars, which vary anywhere from 20 to 40 km in diameter, to supergiants like for example - Betelgeuse in the Orion constellation, which has a diameter approximately 650 times larger than the Sun—about 0.9 billion kilometres. However, Betelgeuse has a much lower density than the Sun.
VY Canis Majoris (VY CMa) is a red hypergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major. With a size of up to about 2,100 solar radii, it is the largest known star and als
Backyard Astronomers (Part 5 of 6)- The July Night Sky
This is a ten-minute History Channel documentary concerning objects that can be seen in the July night sky.
UFS English Whit #1 Sentence Connectors Part 5 of 6
Part 5: Purpose of sentence connectors.This video is the 5th in a 6-part series examining the use of sentence connectors. Part 4 shows a UNSW Foundation Studies class in action creating a paragraph using sentence connectors.
16 Bodleian Library and Sheldonian Theatre
A brief history of the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre including information about how students use them today.
Interesting Picture Facts About Alabama
This video is simply a collection of photos of Alabama and does not offer any other data. The video ends abruptly.Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.Video has slides but no narration. It references a website that rents cars. (2:03)
Getting Started: 12 Creating shape tweens
Learn how to create shape tweens. Identify object and merge drawings. Create starting and ending keyframes. Preview complex shape tweens.
Crowd Mics App for iOS
'Crowd Mics turns the audience’s mobile devices into wireless microphones for live events. Presenters no longer need to have someone run wireless microphones around the room or place microphones in the aisles. Crowd Mics puts hundreds of microphones in the room using the audience’s mobile devices. With additional features including text commenting and polling, Crowd Mics sets the standard for audience interaction.Key features:- Voice commenting: Crowd members speak into their mobile
Twitter on CBS News
This video is a CBS News San Franciso/Bay Area news segment on Twitter. It explains what Twitter is, how it was created, and why it has become so popular. (3:03)