Learn About the Explorer Hernan Cortes
Hernan Cortes and his exploration in North, Central, and South America. The quest for gold is explained. A good overview, but nothing about the man. (1:35)
The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk
From sand to chip - How a CPU is made
AMD shows how a CPU is made with all major steps of the process.
Step 1 – Sand
Step 2 – Melted Silicon
Step 3 – Ingot Slicing
Step 4 – Photo Resist, Exposure
Step 5 – Washing, etching
Step 6 – Building up layers (10:14)
This video from Wild Nevada introduces the peregrine falcon, the so-called king of birds and bird of kings. Described by ornithologist Elise Schmitt as one of the fastest animals on Earth and a fierce hunter of other flying birds, the peregrine falcon has been designated an endangered species because of dwindling numbers related to environmental exposure to the pesticide DDT, which drastically reduces the survival rate of its young. The video also describes the peregrine's hunting habits and pre
How To Enable Task Manager in Windows
Video: How To Enable Task Manager in Windows. Learn to enable task manager in windows with these steps.
Step 1: Run the registry editor
Step 2: Navigate to the system folder
Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER. Then go to Software, then Microsoft, Windows, CurrentVersion, Policies, and then the System folder.
Step 3: Delete DisableTskMgr
Move the cursor to the right panel and click DisableTaskManager. Delete this item by pressing the Delete ke
The Preposition Song
A student made song about prepositions to the tune of "It's in His Kiss."
Compare and Contrast W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington
This four minute video does not have narration and the titling is a bit tedious, but the contents help explain these two Black heroes as competitors. There is a question at the end that the students should be told to prepare for. Easy for most students, but the music may be a bit off-putting to some.
Pearl Harbor 1941
Collection of pictures from Dec 7, 1947 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Video has music as background.
To the Shores of Iwo Jima (ca.1945) 1 of 2
Incredible color footage of the Battle of Iwo Jima An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt. Suribachi, cinematically c
Standard Form of a Linear Equation
This video clip describes how lines expressed in the standard form of a linear equation are commonly seen, especially when looking at and writing systems of linear equations. The standard form of a linear equation puts the x and y terms on the left hand side of the equation, and makes the coefficient of the x-term positive. While standard form is commonly, we sometimes rewrite a line in slope-intercept form in order to graph it. (1:13)
The 13th Amendment
The amendment is read and explained at a simple level in this short video.
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Computadora
This one-minute animated Spanish video shows young learners how to use painting software and how to type a website address into a browser.
long awaited mime makeup video
since many people have asked me to make this... here it is! quick-motion makeup application, helpful, humorous subtitles, and exciting music make this fun ev...
Pattern Blocks - A Virtual Manipulative
Use six common geometric shapes to build patterns and solve problems.
Using this virtual manipulative you may:
-Add a block to the workspace
-Rotate a block
-Change the color of a block
-Remove a block
-Clone a block
-Clear the workspace
There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative. Activities can be found above the workspace.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade-Basic Addition
In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (0:48).
Physical Therapist's Hardest Day
This three minute video is about one of the hardest days of being a physical therapist. It may be dealing with the paper work because it has to be very organized for the medical insurance companies, or many phone calls from doctors, patients, the patients' coaches, etc because they want to know every detail in the process or also notify the physical therapist about the patients disabilities or lack of supplies.
Keeping the schedule up to date because sometimes in a
Excellent rap song explaining the process of photosynthesis and using pictures to illustrate the lyrics. Music and information is current and relevant to students. Music and Lyrics from Rhythm, Rhyme, and Results. Run time 03:20. Lyrics can be found at http://www.educationalrap.com/song/photosynthesis.html
The Photosynthesis Song! Learn How Plants Make their Food
In this video, students will learn about photosynthesis through a cute song with illustrations. When we breathe, we take in oxygen and give out carbon dioxide and water vapor. Nature has a wonderful way to maintain equilibrium to make sure there is always enough oxygen to keep us alive. This is how plants help us through a process called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use up carbon dioxide from the surrounding air and water in the presence of sunligh
How To Predict The Weather : How To Read Radar & Satellite Weather Images
Narrated by Melissa Schenk, a meteorologist. Reading radar and satellite images in an essential part of being a meteorologist and accurately predicting the weather, learn how to read computer weather photos. In this video she tells you what radar and satellite images tell you. They not only tell you what precipitation is coming, cloud cover and wind speeds and direction. The video includes closed captioning. Run time 01:16.
Six's Minimum and Maximum Thermometer
This is a short, animated narrated video (03:50) that offers information about a special thermometer named after an eighteenth-century scientist named James Six.