A teacher models how to draw inferences from evidence in a CSI text. This is a very good example for learning to make logical inferences from text.
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The Search For Earth-Like Planets
"The search for Earth-like planets is reaching a fever-pitch. Does the evidence so far help shed light on the ancient question: Is the galaxy filled with life, or is Earth just a beautiful, lonely aberration? If things dont work out on this planet or if our itch to explore becomes unbearable at some point in the future, astronomers have recently found out what kind of galactic real estate might be available to us. We'll have to develop advanced transport to land there, 20 light years away. The q
How to Make an Origami Fish Base
This video demonstrates how to fold a Fish Base. Very often diagrams ask you to start with a specific base, so knowing how to fold them is important. (3:25)
How to Make an Origami Windmill Base
This video demonstrates how to fold a Windmill Base. Very often diagrams ask you to start with a specific base, so knowing how to fold them is important. (7:21)
How to make an Origami Gift Box Pt 1 - Base
This video gives the step by step directions for creating the base for an origami gift box. The instructions for the lid are on the 2nd video. This is a somewhat complicated project, but the directions are very clear.
History of Epilepsy
Doctor explains what epilepsy is and basic historical evidence of the disease, tracing back the disease to Hippocrates in 400 B.C. and the Bible. Traces the path of the disease and modern treatments and how they work. Professional produced. Grades 5-12. 3:41 min.
: Water Base Layer in a Seascape Oil Painting
Painting seascapes always requires a water base layer. Be chaotic, hit the canvas hard, don't evenly apply the paint layers. This gives the painting depth. English captions. (2:11)
Following Two Scientists Through the Scientific Process
This interactive activity adapted from NOVA provides students a way to gain a more accurate understanding of how science is done. Two videos, which feature the work of renowned scientists Percy Julian and Judah Folkman, demonstrate that while scientists may use an orderly approach to learn new information and solve problems, they proceed along different paths in their quests. Instead of referring to a delineated set of steps, the term "scientific process" encompasses the true nature of scientifi
How to Draw an Elliptical Arch
To draw an elliptical arch, draw half of an oval with a gradual curve at the base and an extreme curve at the peak of the arch. Draw an elliptical arch to look three-dimensional with instructions from a professional cartoonist in this free video on drawing lessons.
Oscar Wilde Bio 5
A&E Biography. Video starts with Wilde’s libel court case against the Marquess of Queensberry, Bosie’s father. This court case concerns the Marquess wanting to socially embarrass Wilde by throwing a bouquet of turnips on the stage after one of his plays. Wilde was tipped off, and Queensberry was barred from entering the theatre. In court, Wilde put on a performance to fend off the questions. They started to give evidence against
IRREGULAR VERBS - Past and Past participle form
A slide show which lists the base form the past form and the past participle form of irregular verbs. There are images that show the meaning of the verb. Run time 05:32.
What is an atheist?
Video is a home video that answers the question " What is an atheist?" An atheist is a person who has no belief in a God or Gods. He explains that there are different levels of atheism. A strong atheist is someone who says there are no Gods. A weak atheist says they have no belief in a God, they don’t see any evidence in a God, don’t see a reason to believe in a God. Video is of average quality and appropriate for high school students.
Why do atheists care about religion? A Rational Thought Production. The music in the background is "Funky Like Humans" by Odd One Out. Song used with permission. Atheist boys cannot be boy Scouts. In the U.S. an atheists cannot hold office or testify in court in seven different states. Politicians make comments about atheists and other laws that restrict what people can do because of other people’s beliefs, Blue Laws. The words “Under God” are in the Pledge
A Rational Thought Production. The music in the background is "Funky Like Humans" by Odd One Out. Song used with permission. Atheist boys cannot be boy Scouts. In the U.S. an atheists cannot hold office or testify in court in seven different states. Politicians make comments about atheists and other laws that restrict what people can do because of other people’s beliefs, Blue Laws. The words “Under God” are in the Pledge
Mountain Weather: A Climber's Story
In this video segment adapted from Interactive NOVA, mountain-climber Rob Taylor gives a harrowing account of his failed attempt to scale the peak of Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro. Because it is a free-standing mountain — the tallest in the world — climbers must ascend from the base through several climate zones before reaching the arctic summit. After being rescued from a fall near the summit, Taylor thought his worst problems were behind him when an unanticipated consequence of his descent to
How to Draw Flames
Drawing flames in a cartoon form is easy-start with the base and work your way up in zig zag lines. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (2:57)
Battle of Iwo Jima
(Newsreel footage) February March 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Japan during World War II, when the iconic photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima was taken. The U.S. occupied Iwo Jima until 1968, when it was returned to Japan. Today Iwo Jima has no permanent civilian population, but has an air base operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and occasionally used for day and night landing practice by the U.S. Navy's Carrier Air Wing Five based at Naval Air Facility
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor
A primary video showing the damages done by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor. The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured. This film also contains the 1935 sinking of the Normandie. The ten minute video is best used with a map of the area so students can better understand how the ships were anchored and where the airfields were.
Secrets of the Dead Michelangelo Revealed
More than five centuries ago, Michelangelo Buonarroti was the darling of the Catholic Church. The Papacy commissioned him to create many of its most important pieces. Historians have long wondered about the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, but now, art historian Antonio Forcellino believes he has pieced together evidence of a deep rift between the Church and the esteemed artist.
Definition of a Trapezoid
Students learn the definitions of a trapezoid, an isosceles trapezoid,
and the median of a trapezoid. Students also learn the following
theorems related to trapezoids. The base angles of an isosceles
trapezoid are congruent. The median of a trapezoid is (a) parallel to
the bases and (b) has a length equal to the average of the lengths of