English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
New Zealand: Clash of Cultures (1)
Inevitably the ever-expanding European colonial enterprise discovered Zeelandia Nova, but when Dutch arrived in New Zealand in 1642 they founda well established culture already there.A professional video with slides and narration.
001 Bilingual Aesop - De Gallo
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015 CAESAR BILINGUAL BELLO GALLICO
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An introduction to interjections. Interjections are also called exclamations. They are words that are added to a sentence to convey emotion. This video shows examples of interjections with pictures, sentences on the bottom of the screen and narration.
Introduction to moments. 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.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Mr Duey - Fractions Music Video
Mr. Duey sings a rap song about fractions in this short, music video. The video does not have much learning content but is a catchy tune and could be used by a teacher as an introduction to a fractions unit. In the video, Mr. Duey specifically teaches you how to turn an improper fraction into a mixed number and how to turn a fraction into a percent. Lyrics include "I'll teach you how to get rid of an improper fraction, teach ya how to get a percent from a fraction. I'll teach ya everything
Thermodynamics (Part 2)
Example problem that pv=pv. Introduction to temperature. 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.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run 10:17.
Thermodynamics (Part 4)
Introduction to the concept of a mole. Universal gas constant R. PV=nRT. 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.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:13.
Learning How to Solve for X Using Addition & Subtraction
This video advancese beyond an introduction to algebra and
shows how to solve for an "x" value using addition or subtraction,
then checking your value for "x" by balancing an equation. Examples are shown on a whiteboard with marker to solve problems.
Coaster Creator-Promo video
Coaster Creator is a fun, free, online game that allows students to explore kinetic and potential energy. Free registration at jason.org allows teachers to download worksheets that can be used with the video game to help students generate and analyze energy data. This short, promotional clip with music and words could be a nice introduction to a unit on energy. Run time 01:24.
This photostory deals with the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and the events leading up to it. Very little insight into the groups. At best an introduction.
Grand Canyon Time Lapse
A series of time lapses around the amazing Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The beautiful images are set to music. Wonderful illustration of a canyon. Run time 01:36.
Edition 4: Spanish Slang
A quick look at some key Spanish slang vocabulary words used in Mexico, Latin America, and Spain.
Law of Cosines
Introduction to the law of cosines to solve for a side of a triangle when 2 sides and an angle are known. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
This is an introduction to "cloud computing" through Google Apps. English Captions.
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
African-American Soldiers in the Civil War
'This is a brief introduction to the history of slavery and the black soldiers who fought in the civil war. Abolitionists had been pressing to put blacks into battle since the first shots were fired. Congress authorized their recruitment in 1862.' (Well-done amateur video with many slides and text, but no narration.)
Computer Basics Terminology: What is a Hard Drive, What Is RAM?
First, the lecturer offers a brief introduction, then, discusses two commonly confused computer terms. A hard drive stores all your information and RAM stands for Random Access Memory. (10:00)
The Cove Film: A Call To Action Against Dolphin Killings
A two minute video about the slaughter of dolphins in a small community in Japan. A review of the dramatic video, The Cove. A good introduction and a call to action for students since the entire movie might be too much for younger students. Teachers should emphasis that dolphins do eat fish and that they threaten the fishermen's income. A map of Japan would be good. A good start for a service learning project.