ScienceCasts: Did Earth Have Two Moons?
Did our planet once have two moons? Some researchers say so. Moreover, the missing satellite might still be up there--splattered across the far side of the Moon. NASA's GRAIL mission could help confirm or refute the "two moon" hypothesis. (03:00)
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Describing the Meaning of Percent, Part 2 of 2
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: Show 109 percent by shading the squares.
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (02:22)
Palm and Passion Sunday Service - 4/13/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery delivers a sermon titled "Shaking the Foundations." The service also features a dramatic presentation of the Passion Narrative by the Rev. McKennon Shea. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Sermon: Shaking the Foundations Bulletin: http://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/04-13-14_Palm.pdf
Scientists struggle to save Argentine jaguar
Oct. 14 - South America's biggest cat, the jaguar, is at risk of disappearing from Argentina in as few as 20 years if nothing is done to stop the illegal hunting that has brought the species to its knees. Jaguars are the victims not only of hunters but also of poor law enforcement so scientists are taking their own steps to bring the jaguar back from the brink. Andrew Schmertz reports.
Health and Human Performance at the College of Charleston
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers majors in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Public Health and minors in Health and Coaching. The department also offers a wide range of activity courses that enrich the overall student experience at the College of Charleston. The Department of Health and Human Performance provides excellent academic training and experiences for students who wish to pursue advanced studies in medicine (physician a
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
How to Discipline Home Schooled Children
Have you decided to homeschool your child? Learn how to discipline your home schooled first graders in this free education video.
Matt Moskal is a free-lance artist with a BA in Elementary / Special Education. He has taught Kindergarten through 6th grade in the Philadelphia School District since 2003.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Acting Tips : Basic Emotions
The basic emotions are crucial to portray in a realistic way as the foundation of being a good actor. Practice mastering basic emotional responses. (2:11)
Using an Asterisk in Google Search
Explains how the * is used in a Google search as a placeholder. Would be good to show students more advanced searching techniques. Grades 7-12. 2:18 min.
How to Juggle 2 Balls in One Hand
How to Juggle Two Balls in One Hand - Learn how to play a two balls in one hand juggling trick. This video discusses that you should throw up from the middle of your body, once that ball reaches the peak you throw up the second ball. This should be done with both donimant and non-dominant hands.(1:03)
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The Great Stagnation: What can Policy Makers do? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor David Webb, Dr Sushil Wadhwani | Professor David Webb is Head of the Department of Finance at LSE. Specialising in financial economics and monetary theory, specifically the analysis of bankruptcy and financial contracts, David has made notable contributions to the field over the past 25 years, publishing in a range of Economic journals. He has held an editorship of Economica since 1988 and Associate Editorship of the Journal of Banking and Finance since 1995. Having obtaine
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
How Foreign Acquisitions Boost Productivity at Home
Foreign expansion can be more than just a gateway to new markets. When acquired in context, overseas companies can provide the capabilities and skills to raise productivity in operations back home.