What Causes Waves?
The major cause of waves, specifically ocean waves, is wind,
although waves can also be created by tides and earthquakes. Learn
how waves are simply the result of winds passing over water.
Mid Ocean Ridges, Volcanoes, and the Arctic
This video discusses the phenomena related to: tectonic plates, underwater volcanoes, and hydrothermal systems. Run time 05:53.
This segment of the Ocean Odyssey series describes ocean topography and where oil seepage comes from. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to be
Deep Ocean Eruption
See the recent "underwater Fourth of July" scientists believe is the deepest volcanic eruption ever seen--with three-foot-wide lava bubbles and flows creeping over the seafloor. Video run time is 2:23.
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
Treaty of Versailles (1919)
The long process before the tready was signed. Each country wanted parts or control over other countries. President Wilson's League of Nations is also mentioned. This three minute video shows how this treaty helped cause the Second World War.
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.
How to Teach Two-Digit Multiplication
When multiplying two-digit numbers, take the first number and multiply it be each of the other numbers. Multiply two-digit number and learn about place holders with help from a math author and teacher. (01:38) This uploader feels that the camera should be a little closer to the board.
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.
The Language of Mathematics (33): Coordinate Geometry Proof, Part 2
In this segment, the instructor continues discussing the Cartesian coordinate system. Instructor uses a small chalkboard for demonstration. The viewer may want to open the screen to 'Full View' as the room the instructor is in is a little dark and his chalkboard has a lot if information.
Level 1 Exponents
A tutorial on basic exponents. Examples of problems are worked out with computer sofware step by step.
How to Make Your Own Books for Homeschooling
Learn how to make your own books to teach kids to read through
homeschooling in this free home schooling and tutoring video clip.
'Visual' French: In the City, #4 (Dans la Ville)
This video features vocabulary words related to the city. The words are spoken in French, once, while the words appear at the bottom of the screen. Each word is accompanied by appropriate images. Suitable for all beginning learners of French.
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.
What is Life?
What is life? This question at first seems deceptively simple — we all know how to recognize what is living and what is not. Or do we? What are the characteristics of all living things, and how do we know if an object really possesses those characteristics? This session explores how the concept “life” can be defined.