Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #8 - Pop Quiz Time! Do You Know How To Test Your Skills?
We know, we know - if you wanted to take tests and quizzes, you’d go enroll in your local community college’s foreign language classes. But did you know that even as a self-studier, quizzing yourself will really bring out the best in your language abilities? And the best part about [...]
På onsdagen berättade Klartext att många personer med funktionshinder inte får den hjälp de behöver. Vi berättade att en del äldre i Malmö ska övervakas med kameror i sina sovrum. Programmet handlade också om de hemska fånglägren i Nordkorea som blir allt större.
The Law of Inertia: Newton's First Law
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's first law of motion applies to aerospace. An instructor at NASA's National Test Pilot School defines the law of inertia and then explains how the seatbelt in a jet provides an outside force to stop the inertia of the pilot. The instructor also discusses inertia experienced by humans while riding in the test vehicles for space travel in this three minute video. A good introduction.
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
Indians processing salt, and demonstrations during the salt satyagraha, April 1930. This narrated video consists of vintage images of the time. Courtesy: GandhiServe Foundation Mahatma Gandhi. (01:31)
Dress Design Using Geometric Patterns
This 2:44 video shows Amy Williams explaining the design of certain dresses, created out of paper. These patterns consist of triangles, and the folds are simliar to the style of origami. This is an interview, but there are plenty of examples. Would make a good geometry class project using paper designs.
This video gives basic information about Rosh Ha'Shanah. It contains a lot of text and has some images accompanying it.
Investigating Greenland's Melting Glaciers
Scientists supported by environmental organisation Greenpeace find evidence that Greenland's glacier are melting faster than expected because of the influx of subtropic waters to the Arctic. (02:56)
Correcting Common Handwriting Problems with Cursive Writing
This video features an expert in handwriting demonstrating common errors made in cursive writing , such as misforming e's and r's, using excessive slant, and using capitals in the middle of words. Corrections are then demonstrated. ( 5:50)
Immigration Through Ellis Island (Island of Hope, Island of Tears) Award Winning Documentary Video Film. Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Between 1892 and the early 1950s, nearly 15 million people streamed through Ellis Island in search of a new life. This video contains the stories of extraordinary immigrants, largely in their own poignant words. From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island,
Award Winning Documentary Video Film. Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Between 1892 and the early 1950s, nearly 15 million people streamed through Ellis Island in search of a new life. This video contains the stories of extraordinary immigrants, largely in their own poignant words. From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island,
Visual Learning Bridge: Elapsed Time for Younger Learners
This is an screencast of a software program that shows young learners how to solve elapsed time. (02:44)
What is Aperture on a Camera?
This 1:30 long video explains what the aperture does and how to use it in combination with depth of field and available light. A good overview for manual cameras.
How to make the best paper airplane in the world
This video teaches you how to make one of the best paper airplane in the world. The video is 3:22 shows how to make a plane that can be made to go longer or faster, or return to you. Clear directions are given.
Galapagos: Darwin and the Study of Finches.
Darwin's study of finches found on the Galapagos islands and this 2:10 video explains who they were used to help him explain evolution. Each of the various types of finches are shown to have developed certain traits to survive in different locations. A good video to explain evolution.
Parenting Tips : How to Be a Good Parent
This 1:30 video reviews the most important elements in being a good parent. A basic guide of common sense ideas.
What to Do If You Have Extra Time Left on an Exam
Extra Time Left on an Exam - Find out what to do if you have extra time left over when taking a test - this valuable time can be used to ensure you hand in only the best exam possible. (00:57)
Speed Math and Memory, Alternative Fast Math Tricks and Vedic Math Shortcuts...
This nine minute video is an introduction to the Total Breeze Math and Memory Program. It starts slowly, but moves rapidly. It is part of a series. You need to review this video carefully before using it because some of the methods may need to be reviewed. There isn't any evidence that this methods works better or worse than other methods. As usually, it requires daily practice.
African-Americans in the American Civil War
Learn about the contribution of African-Americans to the American civil war in this seven-minute video. Included are several vintage photos of the men in uniforms.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance
ISS Tour -- April 21, 2011
Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman flies through the International Space Station with a high-definition video camera.