Picnik #1: How to Upload, Crop, & Edit Images
This video tutorial will teach you how to upload, crop, and edit a picture using an online picture editor called Picnik. Many of Picnik's basic photo editing tools are free to use. Picnik Premium includes additional photo editing features and is offered for a monthly, 6-month, or annual subscription cost. You first need to upload your images to be able to work with them.
Picnik #2: How to Use Effects, Text, & Frames
This video tutorial will teach you how to edit an image using effects, text, stickers and frames with an online picture editor called Picnik. Open Picnik, upload a photo, click on create. There are several different effects that you can use. (5:25)
Picnik #3: How to Create a Collage and Share Images Online
This video tutorial will teach you how to create a collage and share your pictures via email using an online picture editor called Picnik. Sign into your account, click on collage. Choose the images that you want to use. This video walks you through the steps to creating collages.
Picnik Tutorial (How To Get Started, Etc)
Picnik is a web 2.0 tool that you can use to edit photos or create collages. You need to set up a free account, then upload your pictures. This tutorial walks you throught the steps. No talking-steps are written out. (9:12)
Oil Contamination Affects Food Web
This video adapted from KTOO examines a virus outbreak that affected the Pacific herring population in Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1999. Because the herring play a very important part in both the local economy and the subsistence lifestyle practiced by the area's Alaska Native people, community members and scientists have sought to identify the cause of the virus. One hypothesis suggests that oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill, though not the direct cause of the virus, is a stresso
Jeremy Siegel: Interest Rates Look Stable, but Beware the China Bubble
The U.S. economy may be getting stronger, but that doesn't mean interest rates will go up when the Federal Reserve meets next week on January 31. According to Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel, interest rates should hold firm at their current level for quite a while, and "the big question for the market is whether there will be any drops at all this year." He believes there is "a balance in the economy between strength and moderate inflation," and the Fed is unlikely to move interest rates
Getting Started: 07 Placing an image
Import and place images into an InDesign document. Access the Links panel using keyboard shortcuts. Use the Links panel to manage multiple images.
How Rivers Change the Land
From Dragonfly TV. Margaret and Elizabeth like to visit the Science Museum of Minnesota. The museum has a mini-golf course that was designed so kids can learn about rivers while putting. As they played, the girls began to wonder how real rivers work and what rivers do to the land. So after their game of golf, they packed up their canoe and headed for a local river. the canoe ride showed the girls how rivers meander; or twist and turn, and how the water deposits rocks and pebbles on the i
Hungry Beasts Migrate
Animal migrations from the grand to the miniscule enliven the plains of the Serengeti, one of nature's oldest ecosystems. The wildebeests are known migratory inhabitants, famous for their great surge across the plains in search of fresh grasslands. On a smaller scale and lesser known are the locusts, which also make a migratory journey when resources become scarce. Learn more about the wildebeests and locusts of the Serengeti in this video segment from Nature. Run time 02:47.
There are many strategies animals use for staying close to their food sources, as this video segment from NOVA: "The Mystery of Animal Pathfinders" explains. One of the most remarkable of these strategies, however, is demonstrated by the red knot, a species of shorebird that flies 20,000 miles annually in its never-ending search for food, especially the eggs of spawning horseshoe crabs. Closed captioning included. Run time 6:00.
Protest or Punches
In the Palestinian refugee camp of Baqa'a lives one of Jordan's greatest athletes. "Faraj the Boxer" trains at the Baqa'a Boxing Club with other local youth, but unlike most, he has Olympic potential. Join the explore team as they visit the gym and learn how Faraj struggles to live down the consequences of one very controversial decision.
This professional video from National Geographic shows the search for a missing bird-watcher. National Geographic explores the belief that the missing man was eaten by Komodo Dragons. Shows eating behaviors of Komodo Dragons. 2:49 min.
Quantifying honey bee mating range and isolation in semi-isolated valleys by DNA microsatellite pate
Honey bee males and queens mate in mid air and can fly many kilometres on their nuptial flights. The conservation of native honey bees, such as the European black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera), therefore, requires large isolated areas to prevent hybridisation with other subspecies, such as A. m. ligustica or A. m. carnica, which may have been introduced by beekeepers. This study used DNA microsatellite markers to determine the mating range of A. m. mellifera in two adjacent semi-isolated valley
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.
Sign Language Lessons: Alphabet & Numbers : How to Sign Letters J, K, & L in Sign Language
Learn how to sign the letters J, K, and L with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip. This video includes closed captioning. Run time 02:04.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Common Objects in Sign Language
Learn how to sign dance, flower, chair, table, and pretty with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Signing Opposites: Basic Sign Language
Learn how to sign above, below, on, off, in, and out in sign language with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Common Animals in Sign Language
Learn how to sign cat, dog, rabbit, butterfly, bird, and fish with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Feelings in Sign Language
Learn how to sign anger, mad, quiet, cry, and bad with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Place Values of Decimal Numbers
A tutorial on understanding the concept of place value in decimal numbers for elementary and middle school students.