What Is an Electrical Inverter?
An electrical inverter is a device that can create an alternating
current from a direct current, allowing the current to go backwards and forwards instead of in only one direction. Find out how an electrical inverter works from a science teacher in this
Illuminati: The Worlds Most Powerful Secret Societies PT.6
It has been known for centuries that a secret society called the Illuminati was formed by a Prussian King in 1742. It appears that a family tree if you will was created down through the centuries, through only the powerful elite.
That Catholic Show - I Confess
Episode 8 - Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest? Why not go straight to God? What's the difference? Watch That Catholic Show to find out!
Write a Shape Poem A shape poem describes an object and is written in the shape of that object. In this online tool, students can select 19 shapes from four different themes: Nature, School, Sports, and Celebrations. Students are pr
A shape poem describes an object and is written in the shape of that object. In this online tool, students can select 19 shapes from four different themes: Nature, School, Sports, and Celebrations.
Students are pr
Adding Fractions With Variables
Adding fractions with variables is no more difficult than adding
standard fractions. A math teacher explains how to reduce a fraction after adding fractions with examples on a whiteboard. Narrator speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.
Analogies and Idioms Analogies; compare two things to show how they relate. The video gives examples and there is also an analogy given as a quiz. This would be helpful for parents to interact with kids or have kids do on their own to see if they understand the concept. The video also offers reviews and there is text provided so that students can follow the fast paced lessons at their own rate. An idiom is an expression that says one thing tha
Analogies; compare two things to show how they relate. The video gives examples and there is also an analogy given as a quiz. This would be helpful for parents to interact with kids or have kids do on their own to see if they understand the concept. The video also offers reviews and there is text provided so that students can follow the fast paced lessons at their own rate. An idiom is an expression that says one thing tha
The Bible: A Brief History
A brief history of the bible. This video contains scriptural references and how the bible came to be in existence and how it's history is important to clearly understanding it.
Exodus Chapter 1 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 1, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
What Causes the Gulf Stream?
Even with the waves lapping at their feet, few people consider ocean currents and their importance to global climate. Although the Gulf Stream cannot be seen flowing by off North America's East Coast, in Western Europe, the current's warming effect is undeniable. This video segment adapted from NOVA uses satellite imagery to illustrate the Gulf Stream's path and animations to explain how atmospheric phenomena cause it to move. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:51.
Kinetic Energy and Work
Animated billiard balls help demonstrate kinetic energy - the energy of motion. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Other key vocabulary words addresses in this video include: work, force, mass, acceleration, newtons, joules, innertia, gravity, movement, speed, distance, and transfer of energy. (04:49)
Nuclear Power Explained : Climate of Hope : Part 1
This partly-animated documentary takes viewers on a tour through the science of climate change, the nuclear fuel chain, and the remarkable energy revolution that is under way. Some of the images may be disturbing to younger viewers. (09:16)
The Pacemaker of the Heart
The pacemaker of the heart, a tiny area of specialized nervous tissue in the right atrium, sets the heart beating. The electrochemical impulse travels from the SA Node to the AV Node. The AV Node causes contraction of the ventricles.
Watch a Lunar Eclipse
Are you always in the wrong place at the wrong time when a lunar eclipse is forecast? Now, with the help of this video, you can see a lunar eclipse anytime. There is no narration, but the eclipse is accompanied by music. Run time 09:08.
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 8
This part of the documantary begins describing Elizabeth I 's relationship with Lord Robert Dudly and how Cecil and other advisors opposed it. After Dudly's wife was found dead he was sent out of court. In 1562 Elizabeth is terribly ill. There is no successor. In Scotland, Mary Queen of Scots had returned from exile. She had grown up in France as a Catholic. She aimed at the throne of England. As Elizabeth recovered she decided to name a Protector in the case of her death. She named Robert Dudly
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 9
In an attempt to solve the problems of Mary of Scots and Robert Dudly, Elizabeth offered Mary to marry Robert. However, Mary was in love with Henry Stuart. They married in Edinburgh. In England, Elizabeth was again too close to Dudly. One of Elizabeth's relatives, Lord Northfolk was against Dudly and he ended up in prison. In June 1566 Mary of Scots gave birth to James. However, Mary's had problems with her husband. There was a conspiration and Stuart was killed. Mary was suspect of murder. She
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 10
After the conspiracy and death of her husband, Mary queen of Scots was involved in battle against Elizabeth. She was taken prisoner to England. She abdicated to her one-year-old son, James, who she never saw again. Elizabeth had to face more problems with Catholic groups. Mary escaped from her island prison. There was battle and she is defeated again. Mary was imprisoned again. Catholics in the north rebelled. Mary attempted once again, this time, she plotted with Lord Northfolk against Elizabet
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 11
This part of the documentary refers to the raising Catholics in the north of England started against Elizabeth. They attack cathedrals and burned Protestant bibles. Their goal was to resque Mary of Scots. Elizabeth sent Mary to another place. Suthern Lords marched against the North. The rebels retreated to Scotland. Elizabeth sent about 700 men to be put to death. Land was destributed among Elizabeth supporters. Northfolk was not accused at first, but English spies found proof against him. Eliza
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 12
This part of the documentary shows the war against the Spanish Armada. Elizabeth had avoided war for years but now her country was at war. There is an account of the causes of the war. Her Catholic enemies were both in England and abroad. Mary had been in prison for years and she had participated in different plots. In Paris, Catholics had attacked and killed protestants. Sr Francis Walsingham, English ambasador in France came back to England. Elizabeth appointed him as advisor. The relationship
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 13
This part of the documentary narrates Elizabeth's relationship with the French Duke of Anjou. She is said to have fallen in love with this 20-year-younger Catholic man. There was high opposition. There was oppositon propaganda and the authors were punished. The Privy council discussed the marriage but no decision was taken so Elizabeth did no marry. Mary of Scots was still in prison after 11 years.
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 14
Mary Queen of Scots is about to be helped by Jesuits. One Jesuit man, Camtion, arrived in England, gave Catholic mass and published pamphlets against Protestantism. He was captured and taken prisoner. He was sentenced to death. This event together with many others angered Philip of Spain. English sailors, pirats, led by Francis Drake, were threatening Spanish ships. They provided Elizabeth with lots of gold. Elizabeth was allied to the French. Elizabeth was engaged to the Duke of Anjou. There wa