Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 3/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
What Happens When A Stroke Occurs?
A public service announcement video about stroke and the symptoms of stroke. Different people are shown on the video explaining different symptoms. (0:36)
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
#17 Pianist Posture: Proper posture at the piano; RELAX yourself
In this lesson I explain various ways we can relax our body at the piano and avoid injury. Posture is VERY important (23:50)
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
How to Read Music
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Hoover found himself pitted against Democratic nominee Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), governor of New York State. Besides being a Democrat, which in this election was a benefit, Roosevelt was blessed with charm, wit, intelligence, and self-assurance. He was also a mesmerizing speaker, which in this era of the radio was crucially important. Roosevelt had a resonant voice and a gift for employing phrases that struck a strong chord with his listeners. In a campaign speech, he used the term "forgo
Cast Iron Plow (Chinese inventions)
A description of the early cast iron plow and its advantages
Chord Building on Vimeo
This amateur video discusses basic chord building and learning the difference between major and minor chords on a keyboard. Run time 04:47.
How Music Works 2 - Rhythm - Part 2
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Video starts with a discussion of triple time patterns, which were the offspring of double time. Vocabulary such as, minims, crotchet beats, quavers, and semiquavers is also discussed. Accent is all about which beats are important and which ones are not. The important ones get stretched and the others ones do not. Syncopation came about in the 1920’s, but has really been around for ages. This is where you
More Triplets (1 of 2)
Triplets are usually three quarter notes with a bracket and a 3 written over them. They are equally played over the span of a beat or 2 beats. Lecture using a white board. (5:13)
More Triplets (2 of 2)
Triplets - Part 2
How Music Works 3 - Harmony - Part 1
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Unlike melody and rhythm, harmony was not part of music from the beginning. It came into life gradually during the middle ages and the Renaissance. This video shows how harmony works. Harmony seems more mystical, illusive and magical than other elements of music. It seems like it comes from place or time that is beyond our everyday experience. Harmony has allowed musicians to manipulate our emotions like n
Reading Sharps & Flats in Piano Sheet Music Expert Village Video. Video teaches viewer to recognize the flat and sharp keys on the piano. It teaches the view to read these notes on sheet music for piano. Good quality video. Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
Expert Village Video. Video teaches viewer to recognize the flat and sharp keys on the piano. It teaches the view to read these notes on sheet music for piano. Good quality video. Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
Veto Power and Judicial Review
After both the House and the Senate approve a bill, it moves on to the president for his action. The United States Constitution outlines four actions the president can take. First, and most simply, the president can sign the bill into law. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
English Grammar - Comparative Adjectives
This video shows how to compare two things in English, using adjectives. Instructor uses whiteboard.