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
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Stop saying ums and ahs
This video explains to kids how to stop saying ums and ahs. Saying um and ah is a habit, how to get out of this is to take a pause, close your mouth, and then go on to the next sentence. This will take work and practice. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. This video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary, middle and high school students.
How to Prepare a Speech
When preparing a speech, research important facts or statistics to
capture the attention of the audience, and practice speaking in front
of people to improve your delivery. Learn how to focus on the crowd as a whole to avoid stressing out during an important speech with help from a teacher in this video clip.
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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.
Tulsi -- Nature's Health-Promoting Gift to YOU (Health Advice from www.Mercola.com)
In India, the Tulsi herb has been widely known for its health-promoting properties -- for body, mind, and spirit for over 5000 years.
Commonly called "sacred" or "holy basil," Tulsi is a principle herb of Ayurveda, India's ancient holistic health system. Ayurveda means "knowledge of life" -- with herbs lying at the very heart of Ayurvedic practice.
Although many foods you eat contain antioxidants, today's poor diets likely don't provide you with the free radical scave
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.
08 - Angular Momentum
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Writing Numbers 0-9
A short, chanted rhyme describes how to form the numeral while a simple black and white slide with the numeral and the words of the rhyme is displayed. Time between slides allow video to be paused for practice. (3:28)
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
Megan Follows: The Many Mauds: The Life and Times of Lucy Maud Montgomery (1996)
Megan Follows, the actress who played Anne in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, talks about Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the books on which the movies are based. The actress details her intellectual, emotional and psychological empathy with the author in the historical period in which Ms. Montgomery lived: L.M. Mongomery "allowed a child to have a voice that was of equal importance to the grownups around her." Photos of the author, clips of animated film and live action film base
Lisa Cholodenko Masterclass
Chaired by Briony Hanson from The Script Factory, Lisa Cholodenko holds court on her career in a masterclass presented in association with Variety. She depicts a life engaged with the tension between unorthodoxy and mainstream reach, something that was fomented in her early days as an editor for major studios before striking out to pursue her own vision at film school in New York. Her new feature, The Kids Are All Right, may just be the best expression of that balance between idiosyncracy and un