Calculus 1.1: Functions
The first section in the Calculus I sequence. We cover the definition of a function, its domain and range, and how functions might be used in calculus. The video is in lecture format, with an instructor at the dry erase board. Run time 10:14.
How to Keep Score in Tennis
How to Keep Score in Tennis. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Scoring in tennis is kept by no-ad scoring and regular scoring. Both types of scoring are based on a four point system. Keep score in a tennis match with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
Donald Duck In Mathmagic Land (Part 2 of 3)
Solving Multi-Step Linear Equations w/ Combining Like Terms
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Linear equations with multiple variable and constant terms.
Advancements in Medical Technology
This professionally-made video is a very brief introduction to the pros and cons of healthcare technology. From MRI's to cyber-knife treatments, medical technology has advanced greatly in the past century, unfortunately, they come with a price, and they are one of the reasons healthcare costs continue to skyrocket. Run time 0:38.
Homeschooling Tips : How to Homeschool Your Child for Free
Homeschool your child for free by looking for discarded public school textbooks, using the library, and by writing effective lesson plans.
Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico
A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. This symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center.
Homeschooling Information : Earning a GED at Home
Earning a GED at home requires using computer programs and textbooks as study materials, and signing up to take the exam. Get a graduate equivalency diploma at home with advice from a homeschool specialist. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
Slave History of Charleston
The old slave quarters of the Aiken family reveal many stories of slave life and culture in Charleston in the 19th century. Ironworking and the ability to cultivate rice are two of the many technical skills the slaves brought to the United States, contributing to Charleston's economic and rich cultural development. (05:28)
Slave Memories, Part 1 of 2
The written memories of slaves are performed by professional actors. There are scene re-enactments and actual vintage photos of some of the slaves. (08:00) Part 2 is not included here.
Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).
The Abolitionist Movement
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
This three minute video explains how a slave ship captain, such as Luke Collingswood, had the power to do whatever was necessary to maintain control, while bringing ships of slaves across the ocean for trade. This video shows how the British people finally found out what the slave ships was like and those that testified against it, including a clergyman who was once a slave captain and later wrote Amazing Grace, John Newton.
Origins of Slavery in America
n 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America,
planting the seeds of a slavery system. About 20 years later slavery became legal. This video is a nice overview of how slavery became part of America's life style. It does not tell about slavery in other countries. The video should be reviewed first due to images. (03:01)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. (4:58)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.
Learn How to Juggle 3 Balls
Perfect instruction on how to learn 3 ball juggling. This video shows you how to break juggling down. First start with one ball, catch it like it is a raw egg. The ball is tossed with proper form, which is explained and demonstrated. One you can juggle one ball, the video demonstrates how to use two balls which are thrown in a narrow pattern. If you can do that 10 times, you can move onto 3 balls.
~Commercial at the end where to purchase juggling equiptment.~