3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time. His story is inspirational and motivating. (05:03)
How Smart Are Dogs?
Meet an extraordinary boarder collie and other dogs changing our view of dog intelligence. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the NOVA Science NOW series. (14:52)
Punctuation Marks and How to Use Them
In this lesson punctuation marks are presented in an easy way. The video begins in a funny way and then there are situations to illustrate examples of use. You can read the presenter script on the screen. There is a typing mistake at min 9:25 it should say 'amazement'.
Rap about all different types of punctuation, telling how and when to use it.
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration. To begin this tutorial you need to create a new console project. It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant. You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
This movie shows pileated woodpeckers well.... peck! This short movie shows this unique bird in action. Professional video footage set to music, no narration. Run time 01:00.
Leg Exercises -Hip Abductor
This video shows how to use a machine-from sitting down to setting up the weights. It shouws how to inhale and exhale through the full range of motion. Must have this machine to do the exercises. run time 9:37
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
Sharks use of vibrations and vision
This short video clip examines how sharks use the ocean's vibrations as well as their excellent sense of vision to find their prey. Adaptations such as the shape of their eyes and eyelids are also addressed. (01:34)
Shark Bites: Color Test
The color yellow attracts sharks the most. Sharks are still attracted to red but not as aggressive towards it as yellow. Black is the least attractive towards sharks. Wearing a particular color can attract sharks.This is the essence of this four minute video that uses film footage of an experiment.
Origin & Creation: Sun, Solar System, Planets, Life on Earth
This video describes the origin and creation of the sun, solar system, planets and earth.
The Solar System - Space School
This four minute video is about how the solar system was formed. Planets were formed by pieces of debris colliding into each other
until it formed a planet. The sun's gravity held them in orbit. Each of the planets is quickly shown with some debate about Pluto. Dwarf planets are explained. A good overview.
The Count's Number of the Day is 20
This is one of The Count's Number of the Day segments featuring The Count and his 'counting pipe organ.' The sound on this Sesame Street snippet is only average. (1:39)
Gretchen am Spinnrade
This is a video of sheet music (including lyrics) of Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade; includes vocals and piano accompaniment. This would be useful for singers learning this piece. Run time 03:55.
Religions of the World - Buddhism
A brief overview of Buddhism, it's history, demographics, and precepts.
The verb conocer (to know)
This video is very helpful for those students who are having difficulty understanding when to use conocer to mean to know. The words can be seen as they are said by the speaker. All conjugations are in the present tense.
American History: The Boston Massacre
A quick video that tells about the Boston "Massacre" and questions who really started the event and what caused it. Wait for the commercials to finish as they are added throughout the video. An inconsistent video that is poorly edited for classroom use. A timeline is important to gain full value.
The Native American People
This documentary video by Discovery Times uses both historical photographs and movie clips to describe what native Americans lives were like at the end of the 19th century when their relationship with the United States government was strained. 06:55 run time