English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
Roosevelt Island Ice Core Drilling
A detailed description of how and why ice cores are retrieved on an ice core drilling expedition to the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. This example is of the Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution (RICE) project. (10:02)
Rediscovering the Daguerreotype
Working from scratch, artist Jerry Spagnoli reinvented the complex 19th-century daguerreotype process, a unique and highly detailed photographic image captured on a mirror-like, silver-coated copper plate. Spagnoli's images are permeated with a disti...
African Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Melissa Graboyes, “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Wit
Melissa Graboyes is the assistant director of the African Studies Program at the University of Oregon. She received her Ph.D. in history from Boston University specializing in modern East Africa and medical history. She also received her masters in public health with an emphasis on medical ethics. Her research interests are broadly focused on the [...]
5.3.3 Training, education, testing and validation An audited plan has not been proved to work. It has simply been checked for major omissions. The next stages are to train people in the plan's contents and procedures, and to validate the plan. The relationship between ‘training and education’ and ‘plan validation and testing’ is a bit ambiguous. It could be argued that it is not worth putting a lot of resources into training until the plan has been validated. On the other hand, a plan cannot be properly validated unless the
An audited plan has not been proved to work. It has simply been checked for major omissions. The next stages are to train people in the plan's contents and procedures, and to validate the plan. The relationship between ‘training and education’ and ‘plan validation and testing’ is a bit ambiguous. It could be argued that it is not worth putting a lot of resources into training until the plan has been validated. On the other hand, a plan cannot be properly validated unless the
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
For more than 100 years, the students and faculty of OSU's College of Pharmacy have been passionate about helping individuals and communities stay healthy. Our work takes us to places in Oregon and beyond where we educate patients and make sure they get the medical care they need. Our cutting edge research addresses some of the world's most critical health challenges, and its impact saves lives. Our discoveries are today and tomorrow's solutions. Learn more about the program: http://pharmacy.or
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
How to Write a Haiku Poem
This video explains the structure of a Haiku. Syllables are explained and colorful examples appear on a black computer screen. Essential elements of this type of poetry are indentified. Audio quality is low is some parts of the video. (2:17)
2014 UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Christine Ewers Saucedo
Christine Ewers Saucedo presents her entry in the 2014 UGA 3MT Competition.
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
National Anthem Sung by the Cactus Cuties
These young ladies should inspire all of us with their rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner'. The Cactus Cuties sing the National Anthem to open the 43rd Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Las Vegas.
Differentiation of morphology and reproductive traits in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): a c
House Finches (CarpQdacqs mexiCAnuS) were introduced to Long Island, New York from southern'California in 1940. Apparently, an initial sample of less than 100 birds has given rise to a population that now occupies much of the eastern United States. This study was to determine if morphological and reproductive changes have taken place in introduced eastern birds, which have colonized a novel environment. A study area in Goleta, California (CAL) represented the parental population whereas for comp
Venom! is an activity center about protein folding. It includes an activity (you can build your own protein channel from paper), a computer game, and an article about protein science. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist and the Arizona Science Center, Venom! uses the idea of scorpion venom to help students explore protein science.
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
While the 1960s saw young people "tune out" by way of the hippie counterculture, other segments of society were also calling for change. Both ethnic minorities and women were hard at work challenging what they saw as unjust laws and unfair treatment by society (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.