All thermometers are not created equal, especially when it comes to food. Learn more about infrared thermometers and how they work in this segment from Food Science. Run time 03:11.
J.K. Rowling; A Year in Her Life, Part 1 of
One of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. In November 2006, in a hotel room in Edinborough, J.K. Rowling is working on the last chapters of her final Harry Potter book. The series took 17 years to write. Writer James Runcie interviews Rowling throughout this series. (4:39)
Barney "I Love You" Remix
A mom originally made this version of Barney's I Love You song for her 2 year old who loved to hear a strong beat behind her kids music. Enjoy!! This is a fun, upbeat version of the original.
Slides of different types of neighborhoods. Off-screen teacher describes the neighborhoods. "A neighborhood is where you live." Upbeat background music.
A short video about basic symbols and signs that gives us information. A class draw and put together a few useful signs that help you identify places.
The Red Song
This preschool video introduces the color red. Words to the song appear at the bottom of the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. Photographs that match the song are shown on screen. Pictures include roses, apples, berries, cherries, and posies. Some of the lyrics include "R-E-D. That spells red. That spells red". Content is appropriate for young learners. (0:25)
Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
How To Understand the Basics Of Linux
How To Understand the Basics Of Linux. Understand the basics of Linux, a free computer operating system used as an alternative to Windows.
Take an inventory of your computer’s programs. Before deciding to switch from Windows to Linux, find out which programs won’t automatically work when running Linux.
You can keep Windows on your computer and download Linux if there’s enough space for both operating systems.
Learn about the wi
What is Google Chrome OS?
Telling the story of Google Chrome and how it inspired an operating system. Approximately 90% of your time spent on your computer is spent online. In 1990 the first web browsers were created which took you to pages that were mostly text and a few images. Google decided to create a web browser from scratch which can double as your operating system.
History of the Mac OS; part 1
A small calibration of videos I threw together. It's main point focuses on the good and bad of the Mac operating system. In 1977 the Apple II was created. One year after Lisa the system I OS was created. This shows the history of the Apple OS. (10:05)
Evaluating Websites 2 (#5)
In this video you will look at a few sites to analyze them for design. The 4 things to look for are discussed in this video. Websites are given to analyze-pause the video to view the site then answer the questions.
Site Template (#14)
Main directory and sub-directories for the site are not being set up. Create the folder to house these files. When you are creating a site consisting of multiple pages, you might want to consider making a template that is used to create each page on the web site. This video examines templates and how they can help you.
" If You Need to Know the Seasons"- A Rap About the Seasons
This computer-animated video features a rap song which lists the seasons and characteristics of each. ( 1:28)
How High? - A Virtual Manipulative
Learn about conservation of volume by pouring a liquid from one container to another container with a different dimensions:
Choose the shape of container to use by clicking on one of the shape options. The rectangular base is probably the easiest to work with at the beginning. The container on the left appears, partially filled with a liquid. You are to predict (or guess) how high will liquid go when it is poured from the container on the left into the one on the right. Drag the arrow next
How to Repair iPod Touch Screen
This five minute video is a how to video about repairing the iPod Touch Screen - CNET's Donald Bell repairs a cracked screen on a first-generation Apple iPod Touch. The video moves slowly and is for those already used to such possibly expensive adventures. The video moves rapidly at times with little explanation.
Learn - Environment And Air Pollution (Animation) - For Youngest Learners
This is a 28-second video with English captions about air pollution for young learners.
Giant Panda Reserve
Established in the Sichuan province in 1963, the Wolong Nature Reserve is home to one of the earliest research bases for the endangered giant panda. Starting with just 10 pandas in captivity, it has increased that number nearly tenfold through successful breeding methods — in 2006, 18 baby pandas were born: a new record. Assistant Director Li Desheng explains how they will be reintroduced into the wilderness.
Documentary- Floating free in the hostile vacuum of space, astronauts push the boundaries of exploration. Join them in an incredible journey as spacecraft Voyager explorers the solar system.Run time 02:58
Meteorologist Guest Speaker - John Bryant
Mrs. Matthews class had a guest speaker this week. John Bryant from Channel 5 News in Memphis came and spoke to the class about the weather. He had some great storm stories, answered TONS of questions, and explained to the kids what was needed in order to become a meteorologist. This is just a short clip from his visit. Thanks to John Bryant for giving his time to the kids at CHES! Run time 0:36.
Lecture 10 (of 16) | Introduction to Robotics
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
Guest lecturer Krasimir Kolarov (co-writer of the lecture notes along with Professor Khatib) presents Trajectory Generation.
CS223A is an introduction to robot