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.
Rounding Word Problem About Height
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. The students in the video show the steps needed to solve the problem correctly.
Learn How to Effectively Use Google Search-Tricks and Tips
This video shows various quick tricks on how to utilize Google to the fullest. There are many search tricks and tips such as the following: definitions, calculations, conversions, time in various places, flight status, searching by site type(example-edu, gov, org), finding music (Running Time 6:37).
Inside Google Translate
This video explains how computers use software to do translation based on word usage in that language. An excellent video for computer programming classes and for those interesting in a career in the field.
Can You Integrate Social Values into Games?
Game Maker Nicole Lazzaro is interviewed and states why games can teach values. She highlights some environmental elements that can be used to inculcate values that help society. Would be good for a technology class.
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
Video Journey Into Nanotechnology
This 3:20 video shows how nanotechnology is being used to help cure cancer and how to can lower costs. An excellent video to show students how technology is impacting daily living.
Structuring a Story With Aristotle's 6 Elements of Drama
Structuring a Story With Aristotle's 6 Elements of Drama. Part of the series: Creative Writing Tips for Students & Teachers. Aristotle's six elements of drama will ensure a great story, and these elements include plot, characters, diction, theme, spectacle and rhythm or music.
Do You Underline the Name of a Television Show?
The name of a TV show itself should be underlined because the TV
show has episodes with their own additional titles. Learn about underlining TV show titles and place their episode titles in quotes with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
How to Write Titles
How to refer to literary works in your own writing using italics, underlining, and quotation marks. The video includes a black screen with an instructor narration. (10:08)
Write Diamante Poems
This interactive tool helps students learn about and write diamante poems. These diamond-shaped poems use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems are available on line or can be printed out.
Diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth l
U is for Umpire
This 52-second video features the letter 'U'.
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
Jefferson Vs. Hamilton: Freedom Vs. Big Government
The debate over Central Banking and the Big Government that naturally accompanies it is as old as our Republic. Watch Thomas Jefferson argue against a Central Bank and a powerful central government and for an economy based on Freedom. Alexander Hamilton argues for a Central Bank, a national debt-based economy and federal government authority. (03:15)
Bill Moyers, The Media and Democracy
Bill Moyers speaks his mind on Big Media to fellow media activists at the National Conference for Media Reform in January 2007. Part 3.
The Cosmic Perspective: Journey To The Edge Of The Universe
"Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful." Take a journey, starting from Mount Wilson, to the edge of the known universe.
Images: NASA, ESA, Hubblecast, BBC
Music: Sigur Rós - "Hoppípolla"
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Hidden Universe: Trilogy Of Terror
''The Hidden Universe' video series showcases some of the most exciting discoveries in infrared astronomy from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Looking beyond the visible spectrum of light, Spitzer can see a whole new universe of dust and stars hidden from our Earth-bound eyes.' (05:25)
Australian Women's Weekly Body Balance exercise program
Fiona demonstrates the exercises from her article in the April 2009 edition of the Australian Women's Weekly magazine.The video says you should walk 30 minutes a day then do these exercises to increase body balance. (3:27)
Timeline of History of England (1120-1235)
A timeline of the history of England from 1120-1235. There are few pictures and music is playing in the background as the screen flashes dates and events in England's history.
The King John and the Magna Carta edition of a teacher's podcasts. It is a series of slides with narration by the teacher. An entertaining lecture with computer graphics.