Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
One of Morocco's most beautiful and historic cities is being restored to its ancient splendor. See what the government is doing to the historical city and how the citizens are trying to help fund the restoration of the city.
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions. Part of the series: Youth Soccer Drills and Skills. Defenders (also called backs or full backs) are the last line of defense before the goalie. This short video gives a brief overview of the position, but lacks insights. More a talking head video. 0:57 run time.
Open Episcopal Church History Part 2 - Its Roots and Apostolic Succession
Video details the historical background of the apostolic succession and roots from the old Catholic Church through the liberal Catholic Church.
The History of Roman Catholicism
This is a brief history of Roman Catholicism. It is narrated by a woman as historical pictures are flashing across the screen.
The Great Depression
Historical documentary of this time period, this four minute video starts with the Stock Market Crash and shows the importance of President Roosevelt in helping to end the Great Depression. Not much depth and so of the men mentioned don't have adequate explanation.
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Math Mansion 5: Fractions
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Fractions are taught by converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
Communicate in the retail workplace
This unit of competency provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues in the retail workplace.
This third part of the interview to Dr Adler shows his account on Confucianism's historical background. He explains its China's heritage.
Identify and Prepare Event Operational Requirements
This task is concerned with the skills needed to prepare event operational requirements.
Introduction to Hinduism
This video is an interview to Dr. Richard Davis. He talks about Hinduism and provides a historical background. He talks about the diversity and the recent characteristics of the religion.
1964 Alaska Earthquake
In this video adapted from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North American plate, and observe how Valdez was affected. In particular, learn about how the earthquake liquefied the ground, generated tsunami waves, and forced the community to rebuild in a new location. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:12.
Camouflaging and Defense Skills
In this video, you will see many amazing camouflaging and defensive skills of a variety of sea creatures. Through these adaptations these fish are able to escape or avoid their predators. A great video that is narrated well.
Force with Vectors
Another example of using our trigonometry skills to break up a force vector into its x (horizontal) and y (vertical) components. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
Bug Buzz interview
This is an animated story showing a grasshopper who is interviewed because of his skills. He talks about his family in a TV show for bugs. You can read the story on the screen too.
Story Time | Literary Elements | Second Grade-The Crow and the Pitcher
Reading Comprehension Story: Adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:39) Great for improving listening skills.
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? - Part 3
Part 3 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Kyle Johnson – University of Colorado. Talks about meteor entry into the atmosphere (large flaming balls and little pieces of sand) leaving a trail visible on radar. They use the meteor trails to model affects on the lower atmosphere. Our daily lives depend on the Sun so it’s important in understanding the nature of that energy balance; it’s not a direct connection, but its all connected. He had al