The Cosmic Perspective: Journey To The Edge Of The Universe
"Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful." Take a journey, starting from Mount Wilson, to the edge of the known universe.
Images: NASA, ESA, Hubblecast, BBC
Music: Sigur Rós - "Hoppípolla"
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Hidden Universe: Trilogy Of Terror
''The Hidden Universe' video series showcases some of the most exciting discoveries in infrared astronomy from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Looking beyond the visible spectrum of light, Spitzer can see a whole new universe of dust and stars hidden from our Earth-bound eyes.' (05:25)
Timeline of History of England (1120-1235)
A timeline of the history of England from 1120-1235. There are few pictures and music is playing in the background as the screen flashes dates and events in England's history.
The King John and the Magna Carta edition of a teacher's podcasts. It is a series of slides with narration by the teacher. An entertaining lecture with computer graphics.
The History Of The British Empire
Despite reaching its peak of influence at the beginning of the 20th century, this empire originated at the end of the 1400s. This three-minute video explores the rise and fall of this one-time world empire.
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
Replay Dance Choreography 7/12 Workshops! IYAZ and Sean Kingston
Song is called Replay by IYAZ, choreography by Matt Steffanina. www.MattFreestyle.com (1:59)
Modern jazz dance choreography
My original dance choreography to Roxanne - from the moulin rouge Soundtrack. The style is modern jazz. (0:41)
Skype Explained Visually
A simple visual explanation of Skype, the voice-file-screen-videoconference. You can drag and drop files into skype to share. You can conference call 25 people at once.(2:16)
Using Skype to make a Video Call
This video shows you the steps to making a video call-you need a web cam to be able to do this.
Chatting in Skype
Demonstrates how to set up a chat, to view all messages from a specific person, and to look at any chats over a one year period.
How to Make a Glossary
Making a glossary is helpful both to define confusing words as well as
to provide a pronunciation key to help young readers sound out difficult words. Keeping a a running log of words to include in a glossary while writing is stressed in this 1:42 long video.
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
Henry Hudson - CBS Sunday Morning
This segment on Henry Hudson and the Mannahattan Project is put together by the CBS Sunday Morning Show. It is well narrated, and provides some good insight into what the travels of Hudson must have been like. It is re-created through video.(09:30)
This video is an excerpt from a half-hour documentary that tells the story of a group of poets in the early 20th century who set out to prove that the South could produce highly intellectual art. Of the 16-member group of poets known as The Fugitives, four members went on to become professional men of letters. John Crowe Ransom, Donald Davidson, Allen Tate and Robert Penn Warren made tremendous contributions to the art of poetry through their individual voices, their influence on the art form, a
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.