Gymnastics Moves : How to Do a Back Walkover
A back walkover is a gymnastics move in which a good bridge is necessary, as well as a bridge kickover, in order to complete the move. This three minute video shows how the bridge is down with a slow demonstration. A good tutorial.
Gymnastics : How to Do a Back Handspring
When performing a back handspring, start with the arms up, place the knees over the feet and push through with the toes. This two minute video shows how this is done and how to avoid landing incorrectly.
Gymnosperms: Seeds in Cones by StudyJams
Gymnosperms are the oldest seed-bearing plants. There are four types of gymnosperms: gnetophytes, cycads, conifers, and gingkos. Learn about gymnosperms distinct appearances and unique lifestyle in this cartoon animated video from StudyJams.
9/11 Healing: The Mothers Who Found Forgiveness and Friendship
Phyllis Rodriguez and Aicha el-Wafi have a powerful friendship born of unthinkable loss. Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001; el-Wafi's son Zacarias Moussaoui was convicted of a role in those attacks and is serving a life sentence. In hoping to find peace, these two moms have come to understand and respect one another. (10:00)
Algebra II: Simplifying Polynomials
This is a ten minute demonstration. The teacher needs to be able to stop this video as each action is completed to make sure the student understands each operation.
Reform Movement in America
This five minute video is about the reform movement in the 19th
century. The music is off-putting and not necessary to the learning in this video. The video deals with the major movements and people briefly.
The Great Depression
Know About The Great Depression Of 1930 - The financial house of cards collapses and the overinflated stock market plunges into a Great Depression. It started in America, but practically overnight, an economic blizzard grips the world. (00:58)
THE COLD WAR - PART 1: From World War to Cold War
This ten minute video is about the continuing struggle between Soviet communism and Western democracy and capitalism. This is Part 1 - "From World War to Cold War" 1945. The video uses original footage. Interesting comments about Russia's knowledge of the bombs dropped on Japan. The importance of Potsdam is given as the starting point of the Cold War.
What was the Lincoln Conspiracy?
When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, he was a part of a larger conspiracy is part of this 3:32 video. This video goes through some interesting data that could be of interest to students. The video could motivate students to do their own research.
Counting By Twos Song
This animated video will help children learn to count by twos. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The video practices counting to 100. Students will enjoy the cute monkey characters. Some of the lyrics include "We're gonna count by two's. Me and you. All numbers will be even. That's just what we do". The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (2:53)
Learn About a Motherboard
Motherboard is another one of those weird computer terms that may seem to have no definable etymology. However, the term makes a lot of sense once it's been explained. Your house is built on a foundation. The foundation supports everything else that goes into the house. Electrical, plumbing and more. Think of the motherboard as the foundation of your personal computer. (02:03)
How to Identify the Components Inside Your Computer
Identify the Components Inside Your Computer - The expert removes the side of a computer so that the viewer can see what is inside. (05:28)
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
A state-of-the-art relative navigation system will be demonstrated on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station called the Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation or STORRM. The goal of STORRM is to validate a new relative navigation sensor based on advanced laser and detector technology that will make docking and undocking to the International Space Station and other spacecraft easier and safer. The demonstration is a test-run of the technology, and the STS-134 cr
STS-134: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
On May 18, 2011, space shuttle Endeavour performed the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or "backflip." With Commander Mark Kelly at the helm, Endeavour rotated 360 degrees backward to enable International Space Station astronauts to take high resolution pictures of the shuttle's heat shield.
"Ode to New York" by Byron Rufus Newton (poetry reading)
Sometimes called "Owed to New York". Byron wrote this satirical poem when he was a reporter of the New York Herald in 1906. Thirteen years later, he was appointed Collector of Customs for the Port of New York. Then folk took exception to this poem and demanded his resignation. He was obliged to issue a statement to the effect that he was "just kidding". He probably figured out a defence that everything he said was true wasn't going to get him off the hook. Satire stops being funny at the exact
Felix Salmon discusses media piracy in emerging markets
Felix Salmon talks with Joe Karaganis, author of a new report about U.S. IP policy.
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Reuters: 21 Journalists Slaughtered in Philippines Massacre
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Felix Salmon: Art as a game
Felix Salmon interviews Adam Lindemann and Amalia Dayan at the Artelligence Conference in New York City. For more, go to Felix's blog post: http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/04/27/art-as-a-game/