What is a Leap Year Exactly?
Video discusses what leap year is, why we have a leap year, and some unusual occurances people have done on leap years. (1:24)
Introduction to Japanese Religion
This is a piece I made for Japanese language students so that they could see and hear something of Japanese religion. Shinto and Buddhism are introduced.
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem.
Facts about New York
A 4th grade report on the state of New York. They present many facts and pictures of Florida.
Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
Great Minds of Business: Henry Ford
Before Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company, automobiles were expensive and hard to make, so only the wealthy could afford them. In this video clip, great minds of business discuss how the assembly line helped transform Henry Ford's vision of affordable automobiles for the average American into a reality. (2:33)
In search of the perfect vacuum -- Jeremy Webb -- Nothing event
For centuries people believed that a vacuum was impossible, even immoral. Jeremy Webb explains how we got from here to the near-perfect vacuum at the core of the Large Hadron Collider. Watch the other videos from this event to join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 Novembe
Catholic Church in Lithuania : sanctuaries and pilgrimage sites
The Sanctuaries and Pilgrimage Sites website from the Lithuanian Catholic Internet Service provides information about churches, sanctuaries, monasteries and shrines in Lithuania, a country rich in catholic monuments. There is a page for each of seven pilgrimage sites: Sanctuaries of Siluva; the Hill of Crosses; the Gate of Dawn; Zelmaiciu Kalvarija; the Marian shrines in Pivasiunai and Krekenava; and the relics of Matulaitis. Each page contains an explanation of the site's religious meaning, as
Erie Canal and its History
From Albany to Buffalo, from 1825 till today, the Erie Canal has made
American history. Tom Grasso, President of the NY State Canal Society, acts as a guide on a tour of this great artificial waterway, past and present. Knowledgeable information presents a picture of why the canal was important and how it is connected to many other waterways.
UTCOM Match Day 2012
The University of Toledo College of Medicine Match Day 2012
Electrical Switches, Part 1, Introduction - Basic Switches
This video introduces the principles and terminology of mechanical electrical switches. It covers terms such as contacts, normally open, normally closed, poles, and throws.
Wall of Separation (The Establishment Clause)
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Freedom of religion has been an important issue throughout American history. Many of the first colonists established homes in America to escape religious persecution and oppression in England. The freedom to believe and practice religion in whatever way they chose to was of vital importance to early Americans."
Learn English Through Song- Lesson 29- Use Of Would Rather
Learn English Through Song "El Condor Pasa" by Simon and Garfunkel. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this musical slide show with images the the lyrics are shown for El Condor Pasa along with text explanation for stating preference with "would rather" based on the lyrics from the song. More songs at learn-to-speak-english-esl.com.
Are video games a beneficial tool?
A Summary of Shakespeare's Macbeth
This video is a quick and easy synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Macbeth. The video includes detailed cartoon animation along with a male narrator. More information can also be found at http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth (09:22)
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.