This video takes a look at the history of the samurai and a warrior tradition that dates back over 1,300 years called Yabusame, a ceremonial and sacred form of mounted archery. (9:52)
Japan has one of the most successful school systems in the world. It is also one of the most demanding school systems. In this video from Wide Angle, Ken Higashiguchi, a first-grader in a Japanese school, started preschool when he was only one year old. In the video, Ken is experiencing his second day of first grade. He has no problem reading the words of the school song with all of the other children. Ken’s teachers and parents have high expectations for him to be independent and to work
Geography of East Asia
Learn the geography of East Asia in a fun and memorable way! A song that teaches about the geography of Asia .
Review of Slope-Intercept Form
Instructor uses a white board to review the concept of Slope-Intercept Form. Examples include creating an equation given a slope and a point.
Using Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line
Instructor uses a white board to explain how to use point-slope form of a linear equation to write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form and then graph the given line. Examples include being given a point and slope and also being given two points.
Determine the Y-Intercept Given an Equation in Point-Slope Form
The instructor demonstrates how to find the y-intercept of an equation of a line that is given in point slope form. One example is modeled using a step by step approach.
This video explains how to use point-slope form when writing a linear equation. Point-slope form can be written using one point and the slope or when given two points since we can calculate the slope from the two points. Once we have an equation in point-slope form, it can be rewritten in slope-intercept or standard form. (1:12)
A Rare View of Polar Bears
Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close. This 14 minute video was done by a unique hidden camera type of "spy" devise. Students will get to know more about these endangered animals which are still being allowed to be killed by the Canadian government despite their status. Students will learn about how the bears live. Also a good career video.
The Marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare
Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare - Learn about the marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare in this four-minute video clip.
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae. The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe Audio Reading
The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe in audio format
Madison Interviews Ponce de Leon
A scurvy reporter from PNN (Pirate News Network) interviews famed explorer Ponce de Leon. Amateur video that is humorous but informative.
Nature by Numbers
A movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature. Music helps sets the tone. A great way to get students interested in geometry and see it in nature. Would be a great start to a research project or sharing idea of where there are other examples.
What Is Broadcast Journalism?
Broadcast journalism used to be restricted to TV and radio
only, but now the Internet plays an integral role in the field of
broadcasting the news through blogs, videos and station Web sites.
A former TV news anchors explains the the definition of broadcast journalism with insider information in this clip. Words shown on bottom of screen as we see the head shot of the CEO speaking. (1:13)
Animation of Lipids
This is a short, computer-animated video concerning lipids. (02:11)
What are Molecules?
Molecules are made up of two or more atoms, such as hydrogen and oxygen to make water, or sodium and chloride to make salt. Discover how molecules are formed with important facts from a science teacher
Complete the Pattern - A Virtual Manipulative
Describe a color pattern
Starting from the upper left corner of the workspace, use your words to describe the sequence of colors.
Extend the pattern
Click on a button with a question mark and then click on the appropriate color to extend the pattern.
Fix a mistake
If you make a mistake, click on the button with the wrong color to blank out the wrong color and then click on the color you want instead.
An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o