Tell Me Why - Geography
See an excerpt from this phenomenal title from the award-winning Tell Me Why series. What are maps and globes? What is the difference between latitude and longitude? How can you measure distances on a map? What are the largest land masses? What is the difference between a peninsula and a cape? What is the Greenhouse Effect? Why are rain forests important? All these and other important geographic questions are answered in this fascinating title from TMW Media.
Area of Diagonal-Generated Triangles of Rectangle are Equal
In this video, Mr. Khan draws a box and two intersecting lines that produce several triangles. Mr. Khan proves that the area of these diagonal-generated triangles of the rectangle are equal. He goes over the formula for finding the area of a triangle. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The screen gets busy (and dark)--the viewer may want to open to 'full screen' to see everything. The sound is a little low. (04:35)
History of the Mac OS Part 4
Carbon is a main application environment in Mac OS X, a few example programs that are inside it are the Finder, Adobe software, and iTunes (as of Mac OS X 10.5). Carbon combines much of the old Mac OS API with some new stuff. Apple has been phasing Carbon out of the UI realm and it is now becoming the standard set of APIs for background and low level tasks. Cocoa is the primary environment of graphical applications in OS X.
This also starts to explain Apple's new move into the open
J.S. Bach: Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach is an award winning introduction to the great composer. Awarded the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award for best in class, the video features scenes from Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Kothen, Muhlhausen and of course, Leipzig and showcases insights from noted J. S. Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver and guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Tracing Capital Letters Song
Here, the class learns that F E D P B R N and M are all "Frog Jump Capitals". They stand up and finger trace the "Frog Jump Capitals" in the air in time with the song lyrics. "Frog Jump Letters" start at the top line when written. This lesson is a multi-sensory approach to teaching handwriting, incorporating music and large motor skills.
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
How Reading and Writing Begin
Tips to help your child develop writing skills.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions. Part of the series: Youth Soccer Drills and Skills. Defenders (also called backs or full backs) are the last line of defense before the goalie. This short video gives a brief overview of the position, but lacks insights. More a talking head video. 0:57 run time.
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Math Mansion 5: Fractions
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Fractions are taught by converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
Sandart: The Story of Ukrainian's Survival
A tremendous work well worth showing to all types of classes. Best used after an explanation of what happened in the country in 1948. This performance one an award, and deservedly so. Perhaps part of a lesson about how art can impact society and/or symbolism such as the Liberty Bell.
Communicate in the retail workplace
This unit of competency provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues in the retail workplace.
What's a Terrarium and How does it Work?
A short segment explaining what a terrarium is and how it works. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solvers.)
In this video, Sal Khan discusses how CAM Plants are able to 'fix' carbon at night so they don't have to keep their stomata open during the day. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Identify and Prepare Event Operational Requirements
This task is concerned with the skills needed to prepare event operational requirements.
Layers of the Earth
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the many layers of the earth and how these relate to earthquakes. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and