The Bank of the United States (1st and 2nd)
Video accompanied by text. "One area of particular concern among bankers, businessmen, and government leaders was banking on the frontier. Frontier land was cheap, and speculators would buy large tracts expecting the price to go up as settlers entered the region. In order to finance their investments, speculators borrowed as much as they could from “wildcat” banks that sprang up to cater to this demand. These banks were themselves often speculative in nature, being more interested in making
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
How to Make Fizzy Bath Bombs
This video gives you step by step directions for making bath bombs using baking soil, oil, and citric acid. The instructor also gives the science explanation behind the craft. You are actually mixing an acid and a base and making a paste ball. They will not actually react with each other until they are dropped in a solution (like water in the bathtub.) This instructor is making a "holiday gift" but the experiement could be used any time of the year. Run time 05:50.
Setting Up a Chemistry Experiment to Test Ph of Acids & Bases
Setting Up a Chemistry Experiment to Test Ph of Acids & Bases. Part of the series: Chemistry Lesson: Ph Tests for Acids & Bases. When conducting a chemistry experiment on the acid level of various household substances, begin with a hypothesis on whether or not a substance is acid-based. This two minute video goes rapidly and students would benefit from a word wall and to have the experiment in front of them to practice after the video is shown.
Milk of Magnesia - Cool Science Experiment
Sometimes great food and heartburn go hand in hand. Many people rely on products like Milk of Magnesia to settle their stomachs, but have you ever wondered how those antacids really work? This highly visual demonstration from Steve Spangler will show you exactly how Milk of Magnesia neutralizes the acids in your stomach - using some cool color changing chemistry - and saves the day after a great meal.
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This 3:48 video gives light to the accomplishments of Lincoln and his hardships and accomplishments.Today he is known as one of the greatest American presidents, but at the time of his election no one would have predicted Lincoln's success.
Lincoln and Native Americans
How Lincoln was friends with Native Americans and insights into some instances in his life that shows his ability to understand their culture. Run time 03:08
Vietnam War 1
After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil war in Vietnam; they were just a combatant of the
Learn French - Dans le Métro, Part 1 (On the Subway)
In this video the instructor recites various words that are associated with the subway in French. For beginning and intermediate learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
What Education Do I Need to Become a Chef?
Find out the education requirements of chefs from an
experienced chef. The chef explains that the education required to become a chef starts with sanitation and safety classes, and it graduates to basic cooking skills and specialty cooking skills.
How to Become a Sous Chef
In this video an experienced chef explains the job of a sous chef. He explains that sous chefs are the direct contact for the rest of the cooks and workers in the kitchen, and they work directly under the executive chef.
How To Make Sushi
Chef Desireé and three kids helpers show how make sushi rolls. They use rice, nori, crab, cucumber, cilantro, and avocado to make them. The chef demonstrates the technique for filling and rolling the sushi.
How To Make Graham Cracker Crust For Egg Nog Cheese Cake
In this part a baker demonstrates on how to make graham cracker crust for egg nog cheese cake. She shows how to ground up graham crackers in a food processor until fine.
Where to Sell Pokemon Cards
The owner of a card trading store talks about where to sell Pokemon cards from his store. He explains that the cards can be sold at local card shops that deals in non-sports cards, but the best bet is to sell them on the Internet on a Web site like craigslist.com. He also talks about how to donate Pokemon cards to a children's hospital.
How to Price Football Trading Cards
In this clip learn to price football trading cards. A card trading store owner explains that the first place to start is with the Beckett price guide, which is published every other month. Also explained is how the condition of a football card can affect its value.
How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds
This clip gives useful information and tips on growing a lemon tree from a seed.First thing to do is to cut open a lemon and find the seeds. The lemon tree should grow with well-drained soil that is kept moist.
What Items Can I Put in a Compost Pile?
A farmer explains that almost any plant or animal can be put into a compost pile, with some examples including flowers, corn husks and grass. Corn cobs or bones or wood can be used in compost piles but they take a long time to decompose.
Setting up a compost pile-Part 1
This is part 1 of setting up a backyard compost pile. The narrator explains how to use leaves to make compost. Supplies needed are rabbit food, measuring tape, wire snips, gloves, pitch fork, leaves, and wire fencing. The clip shows a step by step demonstration on how to set up the compost pile in a backyard, which is called a form of, "Black Gold," (8:37)
Exponent Property Review
In this video, the instructor reviews 5 different exponent properties: sum/difference, product, quotient, power, and integral/rational. He begins by defining each property and providing simple examples of each. He then goes through different exponent problems that require the use of various properties in order to solve them.
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.