Rosa Parks (Mother of Civil Rights)
This a video that describes civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks as a courageous woman whose defiance in the face of segregation helped inspire the architects of the civil rights movement and set an example for generations to follow.
Become an Accountant: How to Define an Income Statement
The definition of an income statement in accounting is something that summarizes revenues earned and expenses incurred over a period of time. Discover the difference between a balance sheet and income statement with insight from a certified public account in this free video on accounting.
The Last New Century: American Art from 1880-1920
This six minute video looks back to the beginning of the Last New Century and uses famous art works to show the a relationship between the contemporary art world and those from earlier ones, especially the Hudson River Valley School. A quality video with great images and explanations. A must view for art classes or others studying this time period. There is an add at the five minute mark.
Overview of the Animal Kingdom
Unlike the organisms of the Archaea or Monera Kingdoms, the Animal Kingdom consists of multi-cellular, heterotrophic organisms that feed on other organisms to survive. Some of the characteristics of the animals in this kingdom are being able to develop throughout their lives, move independently and reproducing. (03:44)
How to Grow Plum Trees
This clip explains how to grow plum tress in a sunny area with good drainage by purchasing a plum tree root stock that can begin growing right away. Trim plum trees back one third each year to keep them looking full and bushy.
In this video learn learn how to subtract exponents. The math professor explains that is important to be sure that the base numbers or variables match and then subtract the bottom exponent from the top exponent. The math professor shows how to deal with math problems where the top exponent is less than the bottom exponent with examples he solves on paper.
The Metric System
Learn about the relationships between units in the metric system and
how to represent quantities using different units. Estimate and measure
quantities of length, mass, and capacity, and solve measurement
First-graders investigate number combinations by working with a window puzzle (a square divided into four equal squares). In this task
students explore both addition and subtraction employing physical
materials to aid in computation as well as using mental math. NCTM
standards: whole number computation, communication, reasoning.
Assessment in Math and Science-That Would Never Work Here!
Workshop 6. That Would Never Work Here!; Seeing Assessment Reform in Action, Part I (90 min.)
'What does assessment reform actually look like? This workshop follows the stories of Barbara, a math teacher in Whittier, California, and Scott, a science teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, as they share how they are incorporating assessment into their teaching. Emphasis will be placed on the colleague support structure — teachers sharing ideas with and getting help from other teachers. C
Minerals: The Materials of Earth
Minerals have been indispensable to human civilization. This program looks at the variety of minerals, their atomic and crystalline structures, and their physical properties such as hardness and luster. Petrologists’ methods of sectioning rocks are shown, and gems, precious metals, ore excavation, and the value of silicates are discussed.
How to Teach Subtraction (for youngest learners)
Teach the concept of subtraction in mathematics to students by incorporating physical items like markers. Convey the ideas of subtraction by using items like blocks or money with assistance from a seasoned math instructor. (01:20)
Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?
The Arts in Every Classroom: What is Art?
The Learner Teams and students explore the nature of theatre, music, dance, and visual art as they consider their own definitions for each art form. They watch an excerpt from Quidam, a surrealistic performance piece that combines the four art forms in unusual ways, and begin to explore connections between fantasy and reality.
Microbes and Human Diseases
How microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the globe, are examined here. Students learn about current efforts to track infectious diseases and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
Learn what acceleration is and how it effects the velocity of objects in this short, computer animated video. Key concepts covered are: acceleration, velocity, constant velocity, constand acceleration, distand per second, and constand acceleration rate. Video ends with a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz.
How Pinball machines are made.
This three minute video shows how a pinball machine is made. It shows students how complicated such a machine is and teachers may use it to show how many inventions were needed to make it a come to life.
How to Change Page Margins in Microsoft Word
When using Microsoft Word, change the page margins by going to "Page Layout" view, clicking on "Margins" and selecting the appropriate margin widths for the document. See how a document will print with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (02:32)
Note: This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to 'full screen' to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.
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Review of Cat Digestive System
Professor review of organs of the digestive system of a dissected cat. This would make a great review for students before a lab practical. 10:00 min. Color video with sound. Run time 10:00.
The Birth of Ancient Chinese Civilization, Part 2 of 3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the evolution of ancient Chinese civilization and culture.