Halfway Point In Fraction Numbers
How to find the halfway, or mid point in fraction numbers
The instructor, Ron Cox, discusses the basic definition of a percent number and how to change the percent number into a fraction number. This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Fractions.
Introduction to Fractions
Lesson on fractions. Fractions are introduced and the basics are taught in this video. Examples problems are shown, solved, and explained with picture representations. More lesson can be found at www.mathwithlarry.com
Comparing Fractions Using the Symbols for Greater Than and Less Than
Students learn to compare fractions using the greater than and less than symbols. Users click though the slides.
The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
What explanation might account for the differences between the states of matter, as well as explain its different properties? Session 2 introduces the particle model of matter, the principles which underlie a wide range of phenomena. By contrasting this model with what is variously called the continuous, continuum, or plenum model, this session shows how the particle model is
English Vocabulary - Parts of the Body
This is a homemade video for ESL students. It goes over parts of the body. Pictures are shown for each body part along with the word as the narrator says the word.
Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
Calculus 1.1: Functions
The first section in the Calculus I sequence. We cover the definition of a function, its domain and range, and how functions might be used in calculus. The video is in lecture format, with an instructor at the dry erase board. Run time 10:14.
Amy Tan TED talk "Creative Process"
Novelist Amy Tan digs deep into the creative process, looking for hints of how hers evolved.
Balancing History and Fiction in Historical Fiction
The video is about how does historical fiction help us understand what is happening in the world today? These interviews are for more mature students as there is a great deal of talking with very few examples students can use.
Math Lessons : How Doctors Use Math
Doctors use math to check ratios in things like cholesterol levels. Discover how doctors use math with tips from a mathematics teacher. Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University, and University of Florida, among others.
Basic Essay Writing
This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Essays that explores how to construct a basic four-paragraph essay, but the viewer will be able to glean ideas from this shortened five-minute clip. The instructor does explain how to write the first paragraph.
IELTS essay question analysis - What style of essay to write
Here is a brief video describing how to decide what style of essay to write based on what your essay question is requesting. (8:50)
TV story on silent film pianist Ben Model at MoMA on Vimeo
Ben Model, silent film accompanist at the Museum of Modern Art in NY, is interviewed for a feature story in January 2000 on NY1 about playing music for silent movies.
How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
Meredith Viera Discusses the Word Hibernate
Meredith Viera discusses the definition of hiberate. Ms. Viera is joined at the end of this brief video by examples of hibernating animals (represented by puppets).
What is a noun and how it is used? Find out in this short, computer animated video. The following concepts will be briefly covered: Definition of a noun, sentence parts, proper use of nouns and examples of nouns. The video has a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz at the end.
Who Killed The Maya? The History Channel 3/5
This documentary explores the reasons for this society's demise. 'The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.' (Maya Civilization, Wikipedia, 2009). This History Channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students.
Caesar Part 4 of 5
Caesar,part 4. In this part Julius Caesar leads his legions
across the Rubicon, Caesar began a civil war in 49 BC from which he became the master of the Roman world. After assuming control of government, he began extensive reforms of Roman society and government. He heavily centralized the bureaucracy of the
Republic and was eventually proclaimed "dictator in perpetuity"
Joyce Carol Oates - On Writing Characters
Critically-acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates discusses how a writer develops realistic character. She uses examples from her book, 'The Gravedigger's Daughter'. Joyce Carol Oates is an American author and a professor at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978. This video is suitable for high school students.