Amusing introduction to hydrogen
An amusing introduction to the properties of hydrogen. Illustrates that hydrogen is lighter than air, with a balloon. A wild-haired professor discusses the element, that it's part of water, and introduces the notion of deuterium. Finally, the hydogen balloon is exploded with some fire. Part of the Periodic Table of Videos series; periodicvideos.com.
Amusing introduction to helium
This introduction to the element helium covers its main uses and properties such as being used to fill up small helium balloons and huge helium blimps like the Goodyear blimp, that it cannot be synthesized but can be found naturally, that it is inert and not flammable, etc. Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor. Part of a series called Periodic Table of Videos.
Physical Geography - Forces that Shape Our Earth
Explore the major landforms of our world with spectacular video footage. Look at the various forces that affect our physical environment including glaciers, volcanoes, gravity, rivers, lakes and oceans, movement in the earth, wind and temperature changes. This video is a superb introduction to the ways all these forces work together to shape our planet.
Time, Stonehenge and Sundials
A short video moving through the history of human attempts to measure and record time. Daniel Boorstin, author of "The Discoverers" commented that "The first grand discovery was time, the landscape of experience." This video is intended as an introduction to the three accompanying videos on designing and constructing sundials: The four videos in this series are "Time - 1", "Our Planet is a Clock - 2", "Sundials and Latitude - 3" and "Create a Sundial - 4"
How to Estimate the Size of the Sun
This video shows how to estimate the diameter of the sun including step by step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles.
The video also includes a brief introduction to the techniques used by the ancient Greeks to determine the size of the moon, distance to the moon and the distance to the sun. For junior and intermediate schools this video supports the mathematics and astronomy components of the curriculum.
Hubble Telescope: What It Has Shown Us
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched on 24 April, 1990. This tool, built as a collaboration between NASA and the European Space Agency, is one of humanity’s most important tools in discovering the Universe.
Since its start, it has shown us distant galaxies, nebulae, and has even
given us a clear idea of the Earth’s age. It has answered some of the
most lingering questions in astronomy, and is helping us discover
whether life exists outside our planet
Spanish Mission System
As the Spanish empire spread over the southern portion of the present-day United States, the mission system was developed to facilitate colonial expansion and to pacify the Indians. Catholic priests and friars ventured into remote areas to build missions where they worked side-by-side with the Indians planting crops, hunting game, and preaching Christianity. The missionaries also taught the Indians about Spanish culture, including language, arts and crafts, and politics.
Each mission typi
SAT Introduction to The Writing Section
This is an introduction to the writing section of the SAT. Learn how to get comfortable with the essay and learn what the graders are expecting. The host of the clip shows a power point presentation that reviews the structure of the test and examples of identifying errors.
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila
Aeneid 1 (1, 1-7)
In this introduction Virgil discusses the work to come, places the
blame for Aeneas' struggle at the feet of the gods and reminds us that
Aeneas is ultimately responsible for the founding of Rome. Latin text is shown as it is read and translated.
The Ostend Manifesto
This video is accompanied by text. "Manifest Destiny remained a driving force in the years following the war with Mexico. Throughout the nation Democrats, especially, flocked to the “Young America” movement, which championed the European revolutionaries of 1848 and the spread of democratic ideals around the globe. Expansionists also sought new markets and further territorial acquisitions. Southerners particularly coveted Cuba, the final remnant of Spain’s once grand empire in the Western H
Help With Broken Line Graphs
In this introduction, students will learn the characteristics of broken line graphs. Geared for grades 4-6. This video ends abruptly with a link to tutorgiant.com to continue with the lesson and get workshseets.
Captain James Cook - Mini Series - Intro
An Australian - German co production based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. This video is the introduction to the mini series. It is done like a movie recreation of Cook's voyages.
Terms for Intro to Judaism class session 3
This is the beginning of a series of videos on defining terms for introduction to Judaism. Models of Judaism, denominations, and spiritual terms are discussed. Terms can be interesting to help understand Judaism.
Intro to Judaism #4 Terms Jewish life/synagoue
This is the beginning of a series of videos on defining terms for introduction to Judaism. Terms for the Jewish life and ritual objects. Terms can be interesting to help understand Judaism.
Introduction to Judaism
This video shows an introduction to what Judaism is by Dr Catanzaro. There is some historical background and a definition of "who are the Jews?" There is reference to modern Judaism, too.
Probability (Part 8) - Introduction to Bayes' Theorem
This is a Featured Video on You Tube. The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability and offers an introduction to Bayes' Theorem. 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.
Introduction: Paper Heart Garland: Supplies
Learn how to make a paper heart garland. This introduction to the multi-step project explains what the project requires. It require three colors of craft paper, glue, glitter, safety pins, ribbon and scissors.
America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown
Find out what life was like in the Jamestown settlement. As for all YouTube videos block the comments before showing. A three minute recreation with insights into why the colony was established. Very good introduction.
Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)