Weight and Capacity
In this lesson learn about weight and capacity. Watching this video students will learn two words that can be used to describe weight and five words that can be used to describe capacity. An interactive activity is part of this lesson where students select the unit that is best to used to describe the weight and capacity of example objects.
Converting between Fractions, Decimals and Percents
The instructor uses PowerPoint to explain how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Definitions are given and examples model converting between the FDP as well as finding a fractional part of a whole. A calculator is used for computation.(09:39)
Slang English Part 2
This video presents slang terms. The new vocabulary is defined and presented in situations.You can read sample sentences on the screen.
BIO190 Session 12 Fall 2011
BIO190 Marine Life Session Twelve 11/29/11 Sarah Swain Guest: Lori Perkins
Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8 - 1660-1667
Official minute book of the House of Commons, covering the early years of the restored monarchy of Charles II.
The Plague, Part 7; History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
How to Learn English by Reading
In this professionally-made video, Liam Lusk provides strategies for ESL students to use to strengthen their English skills through reading. Suggested books are shown at the bottom of the screen. (4:34)
Classroom Teaching Video
Introduction to Order of Operations Part 1
This video shows the four parts to the order of operations. The first parts is to perform the operations within the parenthesis. Some examples are shown. The second part is to simplify any numbers that have exponents. Examples are once again shown. The third part is perform multiplication and division in order working from left to right. Many examples are shown. The fourth part is perform addition and subtraction in order working from left to right. Examples are shown. Then they show examples us
A Brief Fine Arts Timeline
This is a very brief visual arts timeline from Prehistoric (100,000BC-1000BC) to Modern and Contemporary Art.
Google Public Data explorer
Google Public Data Explorer is a tool developed by Google Labs which enables members of the public to search for statistical data, explore it and visualize it in graphs and tables. It is intended to cover nations worldwide and all areas of social, economic, demographic and political data. The site is still in Beta with collections being added. It currently includes population data worldwide, some data from the World Bank, OECD and from American statistical agencies. Users should however, remembe
Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is one-seventh the size of the famed French shrine where the Virgin Mary appeared to Saint Bernadette on 18 occasions in 1858. Visiting the site on one of his many trips to his native country, Notre Dame founder Father Edward Sorin vowed to reproduce it on the campus of his new university. A gift from Rev. Thomas Carroll, a former theology student, made it possible in 1896. Boulders from surrounding farms, most weighing two tons or more, were used in its constru
Mykie's Lesson Plan 3: Clouds
Learn about the three main types of clouds and how to identify them based on their appearance. The video appears to be a student-made project. Run time 03:18.
King County Library Presents "The Little Seed"
Watch as a librarian recites an active rhyme about how seeds grow and see if you can grow up to be a tall flower (0:48).
Henry Knox's Biography
Here is an animation of General Henry Knox talking about his life as a general working with Washington. Strange presentation, but useful in presenting a picture of what Know did during the Revolutionary War.
Cathleen Schine on Gail Collins Cathleen Schine speaks with Sasha Weiss about Gail Collins’s book When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, and about the victories and failures of the women’s movement.
Cathleen Schine speaks with Sasha Weiss about Gail Collins’s book When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, and about the victories and failures of the women’s movement.
21M.301 Harmony and Counterpoint I (MIT)
In this subject we will study the basic harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the classical music of central Europe during the eighteenth century. Topics will include diatonic harmony, simple counterpoint in two parts, and tones of figuration. The coursework will combine composition, listening, analysis, and work in sight-singing and keyboard musicianship.
Robert Penn Warren reads his poem "Love Recognized." (1:15)
Is it possible for distant galaxies to be moving away from us faster than the speed of light? And if it is would it be possible for us to see them? Surprisingly the answer to both questions is a resounding YES. How is that possible? How can something travel faster than the speed of light? Today we will try and paint an accurate picture of the Universe based on the Lambda-Cold-Dark-Matter model, which is the best cosmological model today. Once we have painted that picture, the answers to our ques
Chronicle of the Grey Friars of London - Camden Society old series, volume 53
Describes political and religious events in London from the time of Richard I to that of Mary I, arranged by reign. The bulk of the volume is concentrated on the sixteenth century.