Dividing a Decimal Number by a Whole Number
This is a very brief video which explores how to divide a decimal number with a whole number. Instructor uses a sketchpad program to model this concept using a step by step approach.
Long Division With Decimals
This video shows how to do long division with decimals. The video offers two examples.
How to Do Long Division with Decimals
This is a six-minute video tutorial on how to master long division with decimals. The teacher uses a whiteboard for instruction. (The background music is not necessary and to some it may be a distraction.) (06:05)
Cold War: Detente - part 2/5
1969 - 1974 North Vietnam launches a new offensive against the South. The U.S. steps up its bombing campaign but seeks peace through diplomacy. Nixon and Brezhnev sign the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT). The U.S. finally withdraws from Vietnam. Détente culminates in the Helsinki Declaration of 1975.
The French Revolution: In three parts
This video is the first of three that go into considerable detail about the French Revolution. Excellent images. Needs to be used with a timetable and with a wordlist to help explain some of the concepts. On the bottom of the page are links to the other two videos plus others dealing with this time period.
Maximilien Robespierre, biography
A video showing part of Robespierre's biography- Background music in French (Pop) (Amateur video)
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
Charlton Heston speaks about Civil Rights
Newsclip of The Civil Rights Roundtable, from the National Archives,presented specially for The Documentary Channel.
Maccabees, Part 3
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead Strike
This five minute video shows how the wealthy pushed the workers to the breaking point and thus resulted in a strike action in one of Carnegie's plants. Explains his hiring of leaders who promoting violence who attacked the striking union workers. Carneige's men hired armed men to remove the strikers. Carneige went to Scotland during this time period. The victory of the violent strike breakers helped change the face of the union movement for a time. A good video that shows what happened and expla
C-Span: Changing of the Guard Ceremony for Ronald Reagan Lying in State
This is a video of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. during the changing of the guards ceremony while Ronald Reagan lies in state.
How to Draw a Bird
Learn how to draw a bird. The artist instructing in this video is Ray Shaw. In this video he works on shading and texture. By pressing harder on the paper with the pencil it creates a texture. (5:48)
How to Draw Birds
To draw birds, consider the type of bird and the position it is in before beginning, using either a vertical or horizontal format accordingly, and include a round body, long neck, beak, feet and three toes. English captions. (3:23)
How Walt Disney Cartoons are Made
This black and white educational film is probably from the 40's and shows the different steps towards producing a cartoon. It discusses how Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as well as other short cartoons were made. It begins with story creation, dialogue, composer, animators, as well as the other steps to draw cartoons are shown. (8:33)
How-To Draw Mickey Mouse Like An Expert
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts. The video runs quickly and may need to be paused or repeated. (01:53)
THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT
In this video, Meet Me at the Corner, Virtual Field Trips for Kids, takes you to New York City. Students learn about "The Comic Book Project" in an interview with Michel Bitz, founder of the Comic Book Project at Columbia University. Children learn about the history of comics and how to create their own comic book hero. There are also Links to fun websites, questions, and Extended Activities. (04:42)
Introduction to Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, introduces conditional probability. He uses scores in a basketball game as an example. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points.
Probability (Part 7)--More on Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of conditional probability while touching on Bayes' Theorem. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Conditional Probability and Combinations
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability of picking a fair coin that was flipped 4 heads out of 6 heads. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.