Dow's first weekly gain in 7
June 17 - Summary of business headlines: Dow, S&P snap losing streak; Consumer sentiment drops, but leading indicators turn up; Germany, France closer to Greek bailout terms; RIMM sheds 21 percent; Another big drop for oil. Conway Gittens reports.
Probability associated with inferential statistics
An introduction to probability, and the probability of sample errors affecting research results.
Race activists want more black models
June 20 - Black rights campaigners in Brazil criticize labels at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for casting a small number of dark-skinned models and demand 20 percent quotas for future shows. Tara Cleary reports.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
3.7 The role of technology
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
Land: State of the Earth
Large tracks of land in Africa and Chine simply blew away in 2006. When land is stripped bare or robbed of rain by climate change, it often turns to desert. Learn how once fertile land is destroyed by deforestation, lack of rain, and fire. Run time 06:21.
Kids Pitch in For Earth Day (News Report)
This brief ABC news report shows how a Kansas crop artist incorporates artwork of 20,000 kids to make one big piece. The video might be a nice discussion starter for what YOUR students can do to participate in Earth Day or help recycle. (0:53)
Pilot Math: Patterns
This animation, from the Pilot Math Principles 10 series, explains the concept of Patterns in math by using a party attended by the Pilot Math gang as an example.
Alexander Graham Bell, Part I
This is an animated biography of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. 02:49
Alexander Graham Bell--Actual Footage
Actual eight-second film of Alexander Graham Bell with family!
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Documentary- Nestled in the hills of New York's Hudson River Valley lies a place where spooky legend meets modern day life. If you have heard the legend, learn about the place in the legend.
Ep.1, PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 2
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
How to Draw Woman or Female Face for Comics, Manga, and Anime
Even though this artist uses Photoshop, the viewer can still glean information to use with paper and pencil. If you find yourself lagging behind the instructor, just pause the video. No voice or music
How to Draw Cartoon Bodies
In this video of TVLesson Paul Louis demonstrates how to draw cartoon bodies. Paul uses the letters "U" "I" and "V" to take you step by step through the drawing process. The series includes videos on how to draw the cartoon head and limbs to complete this drawing. Run time 02:04.
What is a Complex Sentence?
An English teacher explains how to make a complex sentence using an independent and a dependent clause.
Fractions in Lowest Terms with Sal Khan
This video clearly explains how to simplify fractions into lowest terms. Many examples are shown on a black screen where the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are used for clarification. (05:42)
Viewers learn that the waves of heat energy radiated by the sun come in many forms, which together make a band, or spectrum, of energy waves. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Sesame Street: Adrian Grenier: Seasons Explained
A short video that explains the seasons in terms of weather for those living where temperatures change in the seasons. Best of very young children.
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 3, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 5- part of 7 starting on page 717.