Graphic Illustration of Star Size in Comparison to Other Planets
This is an animation illustrating the size of stars in comparison with Earth and the other planets. This clip shows the vast sizes in an extremely graphical way. (02:34).
Rising Milky Way and Lighting, Australia
It's near impossible for city students to get a glimpse of the Milky Way rising like this, because city lights compete with the night sky. This is a time-lapse video of the Milky Way rising, with lightning in the distance over the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia. Taken June 24, 2006. © 2006 Alan Dyer
Animation showing the main structures of the skin. Also covers the basic functions of the skin. Grades 7-12. 1:08 min.
Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch
Why are mosquito bites so itchy? Did you know that only the female mosquito bites you? Learn more about the mosquito from Dr. Charlotte Grayson in this brief video clip from Stump the Doc. Run time 01:28.
Human Physiology: How Does Food Get Broken Down in the Stomach?
This video describes how food is broken down in the mouth and esophagus before reaching the stomach, at which point proteins are broken down in pepsin. (1:31)
This is a two-minute video that explains how food is digested in the stomach.
Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World Video is a tour of the ancient wonders of the world. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt, c.2650 BC., Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Babylon (Iraq), 600 BC, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Turkey, 550 BC, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece, 435 BC, Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, Turkey, 351 BC, Colossus of Rhodes, Greece, c.280 BC, and Pharos of Alexandria, Egypt, c.285 BC. This video also includes how the wonders were destr
Video is a tour of the ancient wonders of the world. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt, c.2650 BC., Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Babylon (Iraq), 600 BC, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Turkey, 550 BC, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece, 435 BC, Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, Turkey, 351 BC, Colossus of Rhodes, Greece, c.280 BC, and Pharos of Alexandria, Egypt, c.285 BC. This video also includes how the wonders were destr
Thomas Edison: A Life of Invention
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration" -- Thomas Edison
The life of Thomas Edison is a true "rags to riches" story. Through hard work and determination, he helped in creating the modern world in which we live today. Considered to be the greatest inventor of his or any time, Edison's wonderful inventions were a driving force of the Industrial Revolution. From the stock ticker to the phonograph; from the light bulb to motion pictures, his inventions g
Easy Ways to Learn Fractions
In math, fractions can be thought of as proportions of a shape.
In this clip discover easy ways to learn fraction from a mathematics
teacher. The math teacher shows examples on a whiteboard of shapes representing the fractions.
Trapezoid Arch and Panel Design
This video explains how knowledge of trapezoid and angle properties is necessary when identifying missing angle measurements in trapezoid design and trapezoidal arc problems. In a trapezoid design problem, one part of a shape is given while the rest of the shape needs to be imagined. With knowledge of missing angles, it is possible to find the vertex and the other angles by knowing about trapezoid properties and corresponding angles. (3:36)
In this very brief video, students learn the definitions of a point, a line, a segment, and a ray in this video. Instructor uses a whiteboard.
Cold War: Hungarian Revolution - part 1/5
1953 - 1961 Thaw is conceivable with Stalins death. Khrushchev outmaneuvers Malenkov for power and visits the West. Germans, Poles and Hungarians attempt to rise against Soviet rule. In 1956, an uprising in Hungary is ruthlessly crushed by Soviet tanks. The U.S., pledged to contain rather than overthrow communism, does nothing.
How to Remember the Nine Times Table With a Little Math Magic
With a large piece of paper and a marker, the instructor, demonstrates how to remember the nine times table with a very cool math trick that uses a pattern. Math magic helps master the nine times table. (:51)
School House Rock-Ready Or Not, Here I Come-Multiplying by 5's
In this School House Rock video, students will learn to multiply by 5's. The video begins with a game of hide and seek. The numbers are shown on the screen as the numbers are said orally. This is a fun way to introduce or reinforce multiplying 5's. (3:01)
The 4s Multiplication Facts
Set to music, elementary students will have the four times table memorized in no time. Equations appear one by one on a slide with a black background. Different students chant the equations. The multiplication facts repeat several times. (5:44)
The instructor in this video provides an excellent way of doing long division. In this video the problem is a two-digit number into a five-digit number and is for fifth-graders and up.
Primes Sieve (sv)
This is one of three videos a team and I did to try using video to convey prime number ideas to middle school students. This one uses the Sieve of Eratosthenes as a graphic visual (get it?) to help students see how one might reduce the numbers from 1-100 to just the primes.This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
Solving Math Problems With a Variable
In this video, a teacher uses a word problem to demonstrate how to solve an equation with a variable. The teacher walks through each step of the problem to arrive at the answer.
Operations on Rational Functions - (f o g)(x) - Yay Math
Reviewing the properties of rational functions. Examples using two functions to solve a variety of problems. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
Function Inverse Example 1
Function Inverse Example 1: f(x)= -x+4
This is a continuation of Mr. Khan's Introduction to Function Inverses. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The screen gets busy (and dark)--the viewer may want to open to 'full screen' to see everything. The sound is a little low. (06:43)