Oscar Wilde Bio 4 A&E Biography. In 1891, Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas. He explained to his wife that he needed the time to write. During the time away he wrote four critically acclaimed plays that mocked Victorian society, poking fun at London’s upper class. His plays brought him great acclaimed and filled his pockets with money. He spent money extravagantly and was soon in deep debt. Bosie’s father finds out about h
A&E Biography. In 1891, Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas. He explained to his wife that he needed the time to write. During the time away he wrote four critically acclaimed plays that mocked Victorian society, poking fun at London’s upper class. His plays brought him great acclaimed and filled his pockets with money. He spent money extravagantly and was soon in deep debt. Bosie’s father finds out about h
Collective Nouns - Knewton.com
This video defines collective nouns and then gives examples of collective nouns and how they are used. It specifically talks about how to determine what kind of verb to use with collective nouns. (2:02)
Learn - Collective Nouns (Animation)
This is a very brief introduction that shows the viewer how to indentify collective nouns. Uses computer software and colors for emphasis.
In this video clip learn how to create a proof to show that two
triangles are congruent because all their sides are the same. A math instructor shows examples with triangles and makes a statement and proof chart to show side, side, side congruency.
Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
Every now and then, the Sun, Earth, and Moon align so that, when viewed from the Earth, the Moon eclipses the Sun's light. Solar eclipses are fairly common -- the Moon will block out some portion of the Sun at least twice a year. However, it is still a special event to be able to witness a total solar eclipse. In this video segment adapted from NASA, learn how solar eclipses happen and why they are so difficult to witness. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:53.
A History of Scotland Part 1 Introduction, BBC Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Ancient Warriors - The Highlanders 1/3
The beginning is purposely blurred as an artistic effect. This is a History Channel documentary regarding the Highlander's fight against the English in the 14th century that is suitable for high school students.
Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
Dissociation of Salt
This brief video uses computer animation and narration to explain the dissociation of salt (sodium chloride) in water - creating a sodium chloride solution. Run time 0:52.
A close look at carbon fiber
A three minute video that shows how carbon fiber is made and some uses. Brief, but usable for older students.
Solving Exact Differential Equations
Now, let's learn how to solve exact differential equations. Video starts with a problem and then goes through the steps to solve the problem.
Spanish Vocabulary - Descriptive Adjectives
This video teaches a group of basic Spanish adjectives. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written and pronounced in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow.
Demonstrative adjectives in Spanish part 1
In this video the speaker clearly explains how to use the words this and that in spanish. The use of pictures and the printed word is very helpful.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Lively cartoon drawings and photographs accompany the song. Children's choir sings. The words representing the animal sounds are written on the slides. The repetition is fun for children especially when they accompany the song with hand movements. (2:10)
500 NATIONS (PART 5)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Conversation in a Restaurant
This is a French language video only, however the words appear on the screen and the conversation hovers between beginner and intermediate.
Common French Phrases : Common French Phrases for Food
Learn common French phrases for restaurant food from expert Stéphanie Hourie Morrow who is a French language speaker. Speaker says each word three times while the words appear on the screen.