When the Moors Ruled in Spain (7 of 11)
'The description Moors has referred to several historic and modern populations of Muslim (and earlier non-Muslim) people of Berber and Arab descent from North Africa, some of whom came to conquer and occupy the Iberian Peninsula for nearly 800 years' (Moors,Wikipedia, 2009). This video is suitable for older middle school and high school students.
National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
Calculus: Derivatives 0
Suitable for high school students. Part 0: The definition of a derivative. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Calculus: Derivatives 0.5
Suitable for high school students. Using the definition of the derivative to find a derivative. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Wild Kratts-Honey Seekers-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt Brothers are in Africa and go in search for a mystery animal that likes honey. The Kratt Brothers use their "creature power" to think and act like bees. They meet a honey guide bird who leads animals to a hive and they share a symbiotic relationship. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on African animals, badgers, and/or bees. Students will enjoy learning animal facts while watching this fun video. This is part 1 of 2 (14:42).
How to Make A Father's Footsteps for Father's Day
A one minute demonstration of how to make a keepsake art by using shoes and paint. The text on the keepsake says "following in my father's footsteps". Supplies needed are washable paint, child's shoe, father's shoe, bowls, paper. This is a simple project that makes a great gift for fathers day.
How It's Made: Carved Wood Structures
This three minute video explains the steps to make a wood carving. The typse of tools to use are explained and how many models of the same subject are created.
I Like Elephants - Song
This is an animated song for kids. The song begins describing elephants and other animals. The singer seems to make mistakes in the descriptions and there is a little kid that corrects his mistakes and helps him to describe the animals better.
Rub-A-Dub Dub Song A twist on the classic nursery rhyme song with cartoon video. Song is about the three men in a tub; song repeats two times. Quality of video is average. Scenes set in India. (2:15)
A twist on the classic nursery rhyme song with cartoon video. Song is about the three men in a tub; song repeats two times. Quality of video is average. Scenes set in India. (2:15)
The Language of Mathematics (14): Introduction to Trigonometry
The instructor introduces the mathematics of trigonometry. He uses images and a chalkboard for demonstration.
How They Train: Snowboard Cross
Also called boardercross, snowboard cross will be in the Olympics for the second time. TIME's Sean Gregory learns how to explode out of a start gate (sort of) with Olympic hopeful Nate Holland.
Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?
Teeth Cleaning for Young Children
This preschool video is for young children to learn how a dentist cleans their teeth using a stuffed alligator. Dr. Keller introduces the instruments used during a cleaning while cleaning Alligator's teeth.Dr. Keller shows kids what to expect when visiting the dentist (2:14).
Human Anatomy - BONES
This is a computer-animated video (03:16) that describes the framework of the human body: the skeleton. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel far.
How to Do Math In Your Head : Fast Multiplication Techniques
Learn mental math multiplication tricks Learn to multiply large numbers in your head. Uses benchmark numbers. Suggests practicing mental math to get better at it. Captions appear on the screen. (2:46)
Rising and Sinking
Why does a hot air balloon rise into the sky? Why does ice rise in water when a lump of solid wax will sink in a jar full of melted wax? In this session, we’ll generalize the model we’ve developed about what rises and what sinks, using the idea of balance of forces.
Workshop 5: Idea-Making
Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. You will see video of students engaged in “mind mathematics” articulate and defend their strategies to classmates, and you will cons
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
In 1887, in Cleveland, Ohio, an exquisitely designed measurement of the motion of the earth through the aether resulted in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. Be able to state clearly why the Michelson-Morley experiment should have detected motion relative to the aether according to Newtonian Physics.
The Placebo Effect: Mind/Body Relationship
Explores a number of areas presented in general psychology, including biological bases of behavior, experimental control, health, and mind/body relationships.
Biology of Sex and Gender
Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination.