How To Teach Literature
This video lesson describes the basics of teaching literature and how to make it fun to teach, for the student and for the teacher as well. It is very basic and does not offer many specific examples. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (02:29)
The History of the United Nations
A quick run through of the birth of the UN and some of the major events in its history. The narrator speaks quickly making it a little hard to follow.
Gravity Overview - Free Science Video by Brightstorm
All objects with mass attract and are attracted by all other objects with mass because of a force called gravity. The strength of gravity is proportional to the mass of the object. We are pulled to the Earth by it's gravitational forces but we also pull the earth towards us. Because we are much less massive than than the Earth, our gravitational pull is not strong enough to have any affect on it. Gravity pulls us towards Earth such that we accelerate at 9.8 m/s^2. &n
Solving Equations with the Distributive Property, Part 1
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve equations with the distributive property. 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. (06:04) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Nixon's achievements in foreign policy and his moderation of the pace of social reform helped win him re-election in 1972. Regular troop withdrawals, a plan for disengagement, and progressing peace negotiations all signaled that the agony of the Vietnam conflict might soon be over. On the home front, Nixon's attempts to rein in federal spending were applauded as moves to curb inflation, while his moderate social policies and conservative Supreme Court appointments assured voters that limits had
Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
The Synesthetic World
Video describes synesthesia, which is the blending or mixing of senses. A synesthete, for example, might see colors when listening to music or taste flavors when hearing a word. Dr. David Eagleman of Baylor College of Medicine explains this strange condition, and four synesthetes explain how they perceive the world. Grades 7-12. 28:57 min.
Jet's Red Bike - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. This video focuses on words with short "e" and words with silent "e" at the end. Excellent for shared reading. (1:28)
Somatic Cell Transfer
Shows how a skin cell nucleus is used to make an embryonic stem cell. 3-D color animation with narration. 54 sec.
How to make origami butterfly
A seven minute video on how to make an origami butterfly with good captions. Moves a bit fast for novices.
How to Set Up a Web Camera
In order to set up a Web camera, a person will need a camera, a USB port and the driver disc that comes with the camera. Find out why some drivers must be installed before plugging in a Web cam.
Imaging: Digital Images
Video: Imaging: Digital Images Episode 9 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial familiarizes students with Digital Images. Digital Images has changed the photography industry. There are many ways to change the images.
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
This video gives you step by step instructions on how to use Microsoft Photo Story (free) to quickly create videos from your photographs. Run time 06:18.
Numbers in German
Learn to count from one to twenty in german by watching this video. You will hear the number in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
Using aperture to create a blurred or sharp photo background
This video shows how to change a photo by changing the aperture and lens. You may want to blur part of the picture to highlight what is important. (3:56)
Beluga Whales | Fact and Opinion
First, the narrator reads a non-fiction passage about Beluga whales. Then, the narrator pulls sentences from the story and asks if the sentences are fact or opinion. The narrator asks two general comprehension questions. The image is a still image only. Great for improving listening skills. (03:33)
Fact and Opinion
This brief slideshow shows the differences between fact and opinion. There is no narration--just music.
Sherman's Legacy: Hero or Monster?
An insightful video that explains how General Sherman became a hero to those in the North and in military history. Some considered him evil for burning Southern cities and farms. This video explains how he treated his troops and why he was a legend. It does not go into detail about his actions in the South or his famous "Forty Acres and a Mule" quote. Great for a debate.
LASIK or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person's dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK surgery is most commonly performed as a cure for myopia (nearsightedness), but can also be used to cure hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism (corneal irregularities). 3-D animation shows how the procedure works. Grades 7-12. 1:18 min.