Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. This video explains how solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations. For example, we can solve the formula for distance, d=rt, for r to produce an equation for rate. (1:50)
Cold War: Red China - part 1/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
Find North Without a Compass
This video demonstrate how to find North Without A Compass.(No narration but a good, easy film to follow.)
Finding the Surface Area of a Cube The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the surface area of a cube. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through the computational process. A definition of the formula is given explaining what s stands for in this formula.
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the surface area of a cube. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through the computational process. A definition of the formula is given explaining what s stands for in this formula.
Volume of Rectangular Prisms: Length, Width, and Height
This video teaches students how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. Learn how to solve and find the volume of a 3D shape using length times width times height. Includes the volume song.
William Shakespeare - Profile
This video profile focus' on the life and works of William Shakespeare. A short review without much depth, but could be used as an introduction.
Learn About William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
Learn about William Shakespeare and the Globe theatre, where his plays were performed in this five-minute video clip.
"Jabberwocky" a poem by Lewis Carroll from Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There
Heres is a black and white virtual movie of the photographed head of Lewis Carroll, lying on a couch, head resting on his fist, reading his much loved poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem is read superbly by Justin Brett. The lyrics can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:26)
Rhythmic Gymnastics Training
Short clip of a russian gym training rhythmic gymnasts. (1:09)
Brain Break-Macarena Dance
A teacher from Lincoln Elementary shows steps and performs the Macarena Dance for a brain break activity. This is a good activity to teach rhythmic movement, dance, team cooperation, and for a brain break during transition times (3:48).
YMCA with a Twist
In this video, students from Missouri State University show steps to and perform a dance with a twist to the song "YMCA". The student will be able to execute different locomotor skills and perform the new actions to the "YMCA", while listening to the beat of the music and the words of the song.
Action 1: Y – Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder width apart. Put hands down to the side. This action makes a “Y” if you were looking at it upside down. Your legs making
"Achy Breaky Heart" Dance
Students from Missouri State University show steps to and perform The Achy Breaky Hear Dance with motions grapevine, stomp, jump, clap, etc. This is a good resource for teaching rhythmic movement, dance, and team cooperation. (5:11)
Researching The Salem Witch Project
Learn how to get started writing a research paper. See how
to develop a plan for writing about a historical subject such as the
Salem Witch Trials.
Introduction to the Fertile Crescent
This video is a description of the civilizations that emerged on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Mesopotamia is the location of the world's first civilizations. To display the video, users must download the veoh viewer program.
Black Death Medieval Scourge
In the fourteenth century, bubonic plague swept through Europe, decimating the population. Where did it originate? How was it spread? Discover more about it in this documentary from History's Turning Points. Included are recreated scenes depicting Tartar forces, led by Kipchak khan Janibeg, catapulting plague-ridden corpses into the besieged city of Kaffa. That action set-up the spread of Black Death to Genoa (and, from there, to the rest of Europe). (25:04)
How To Write a Thank You Letter
This is video clip about writing a thank you letter. In the video, a thank you letter is written and explained step-by-step. ( 1:46)
How to Write a Business Letter
This video describes the steps you need to follow to write a business letter in English. There is no sound in this video, but the descriptions and pictures of each and every step are explicit and clear.
Assyrian Ancient Warriors, Part 2
This documentary of this ancient empire is told through images and narration and is suitable for high school students.
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 3
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. In this segment, Mr. Page identifies topic sentences in different paragraphs and discusses coherence. The lecturer appears on the right side while images and information appears on the left. (05:21)