5. Ladri di Biciclette (Advanced)
Learn Advanced Level Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's the fifth episode of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will help you in mastering the language while discovering what Italian culture is all about! This time we'll be talking [...]
6. Il Postino (Advanced)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's episode number 6 of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will help you in becoming fluent in Italian while discovering what Italian culture is all about! This time we'll be talking about [...]
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Tell Me Why - Mammals
This is an excerpt from the award-winning Tell Me Why series, based on the popular books by Arkady Leokum.
Why are whales considered mammals? Can seals live underwater? What is a dolphin? Why does the kangaroo have a pouch? Do polar bears hibernate?
Pendemonium - Apostrophes and Double Negatives part 4
Students learn about apostrophes and double negatives, as well as the Moon, Mars, and Milky Way when they follow the fast-paced adventures of a "pentastic" foursome into space. Seemingly ordinary writing implements named Florentina, Arturo, Buzz, and Penny come to life and try to stop a smelly Dark Marker from taking over the universe by solving clues based on good grammar.
Velocity of Currents
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Lea
How to Make Anagrams
Learn how to make anagrams by moving the letters around until some sort of pattern is made, starting with words that are easier to figure out and using Web-based programs to practice. Try to come up with combinations of letters in anagrams that make sense as words.
This video starts with questions for students to look for the answers for in the video. It explains the different types of solar flares and how solar activity affects the Earth. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific i
Introduction #06 - Giant Steps - Lesson Guide
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Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter Two Sims 2
A Sims 2 animation Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events . This video clip is based on The Bad Beginning-Chapter Two
The Chemistry of Life
This program discusses the chemistry of the wonders of life. It starts off with the way life began, and goes on to deal with the structure and function of biological molecules. It emphasizes the value of relating chemical principles to biology studies, and states that living organisms are huge chemical systems in equilibrium. Thus, learning processes are based on the che
Judicial Review and Construction
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Judicial review and construction are closely tied to the concepts of judicial activism and restraint. Judicial review gives the Court the power to determine whether acts of the government are constitutional. Judicial review is the Supreme Court's primary tool in the system of checks and balances on which the American government is based. The power of judicial review makes the Supreme Court the final authority
What is a "computer processor"?
A computer processor is the brain of the computer. It is the piece of hardware that handles all the calculations that go on inside the computer. When you click on something, that goes to the processor. The computer processor determines what you want to do based on the software that you're running, and makes the calculations, and then you see the result of that on your screen.
How to convert a BMP to JPEG
This video shows the steps to comvert these files. A bitmap file is a raster- (or pixel-) based format that only supports the RGB color space and bit depths of 1, 4, 8, or 24 bits per channel and is not supported on websites.
Admiral Grace Hopper
During the 1950s Hopper was obsessed with the growing problem of computer babble, the things couldn’t talk to each other, and so she developed the first English based programming language, Flow Matic, which, after fits and starts, became the foundation for COBOL, one of the important programming milestones in computer progress.
After retiring from industry in 1967, Hopper was called to active duty and spent twenty years bringing order from chaos in the military computer system. In 1992 R
Lightweight Isotruss Bike Using Carbon Fibers
Engineers used elements of architecture and geometry to create a strong but lightweight triangle-based isotruss bicycle frame. The isotruss is first wound with carbon fiber using a sheet that holds the tension constant. The engineers then hand-wind Kevlar strands over the isotruss. Students might be suprised that geometry is being used in making bike frames. It is also a good introduction into the triangle and its strengths.
The Importance of Vitamin D Surprises the Experts Again
This three minute video shows how Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is fundamentally an autoimmune disease. Research now shows that Vitamin D may help prevent and treat this and other autoimmune diseases. This video might be of value if the evidence provided is proven accurate as claimed. Either way, a good video to show the value of knowing about vitamins.
Dimitri Shostakovich-Symphony #5
In 1937 Russia, at the height of Stalin’s purges, the Communist Party strongly denounced Dmitri Shostakovich’s most recent works. Fearing for his life, the young composer wrote a symphony ending with a rousing march. But to many, the triumph rang hollow. Even today, people wonder just what Shostakovich was trying to say. Was the symphony meant to celebrate Stalin’s regime? Or did it contain hidden messages protesting the very system it seemed to support?
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Debate Tips: Evaluating Evidence
Evaluating how much evidence the other party has in a debate. Get
tips on assessing evidence in a debate from a communications and public
speaking expert in this video.
Foreign Policy in the late 1800s - China
This video is accompanied by text. "When Theodore Roosevelt took over the presidency in September 1901, after the assassination of William McKinley, he inherited many of McKinley’s policies and programs. During McKinley’s second run for office, he promised to continue programs of prosperity intended to lift the U.S. out of the depression of 1893. The gold standard assigned value to bank notes based on the corresponding price of gold, while imperialism promoted greater U.S. involvement in for