Nissan's Ghosn: Japan Needs Clear Roadmap for Recovery
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Trigonometry & Precalculus - Angles
This video uses the X, Y axis to describe some essentials of trigonometric angles. Discusses: positive angles; negative angles; 90 degree angles etc. Instructor working on a white board. (3:45)
Animated Music Video-The Lion Sleeps Tonight
lion sleeps tonight (2:38)
In Mali, a young Dogon male may believe that without a unique ceremony, he will remain suspended between boyhood and manhood.The dahma masked dance leads to manhood for all men.
China During the Tang Dynasty, Part 2 of 3
(Video is notated as Part 1, but it is Part 2.) This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. "
Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree"
A video reading of Shel Silverstein's classic The Giving Tree. (4:53)
Waterproof Gecko is Unsinkable and Can Walk on Water
Two minute video shows geckos in/on the water. Excellent footage. Great for introduction into anmial unit. Perhaps a compare and contast with a lizard. Run time 02:28.
The Kidney and Nephron
This is an overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and re-absorb water and other molecules. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors for clarification and emphasis) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
PreCalculus - Exponential Functions
The base is a fixed number while the exponent is a variable number. This is a very brief overview. (01:07)
Exodus Chapter 11 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 11, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
More on the forces exerted by 2 current carrying wires on each other. This video, 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 11:01.
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (1/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
Lion vs Hippo
This professional video shows a lion and hippo competing to feed off a buffalo carcass. The hippo drives off the lion, and the the lion waits its turn. Entire footage is set to soothing music. Run time 02:13
The Corrupt Bargain
A two minute video explaining how Jackson lost the election because of what he called a Corrupt Bargain based on the voting of the Electoral College. Good detail about this moment in time.
Pearl Harbor: Americas Introduction into World War II
Pearl Harbor attack. This video details the facts and consequences of the attack on Pearl Harbor, made by Japan against the US military base. It emphasizes the U.S. role in World War II and the events leading up to the attack on Pearl harbor. A lot of statistics. A map of the area and the location of the ships as well would be of great benefit for students as well as a map of the Pacific.
Level 1 Exponents
A tutorial on basic exponents. Examples of problems are worked out with computer sofware step by step.
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
The Engine That Drives the Earth
What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation.
When Continents Collide
How is it possible that marine fossils are found on Mount Everest, the world's highest continental mountain? In this session, participants learn what happens when continents collide and how this process shapes the surface of the Earth.
Tom—Grade 5 Tom, a fifth-grade teacher, is working to assess his students' science understanding accurately and fairly.
Tom, a fifth-grade teacher, is working to assess his students' science understanding accurately and fairly.