Array Model for Multiplication
The instructor uses paper, pen, and colored markers to show how to invert and multiply as one algorithm for multiplying fractions. For upper elementary and middle school students. Demonstrates how to solve multiplication of fractions using arrays (squares) Clear teaching and models. Sound and camera work are average. (2:33)
How the Body Works : The Spleen
This is a brief video with narration spleen is a small organ located behind the stomach in the left, upper part of the abdomen.
English Grammar - Superlative Adjectives (most, best, etc.)
This is a grammar lesson on superlative adjectives. It covers comparison of three or more people or things.
Authentic Italian Pizza
A chef demonstrates how to make pizza. He shows how to make the dough by mixing water, sugar, salt, spices, and then making a well out of flour and adding wet ingredients to it. He then kneads the dough, and lets it rise. He forms the crust and adds tomato sauce.
Bonobo - The Female Alpha
The Bonobo mother is shown as the strongest unlike other mammals. The males are huge and look like they would be stronger, but the female takes charge. She is shown with her offspring forging a strong bond, but it is stronger with male offspring. Run time 01:17.
What is Islam? (PART 1 of 4) Video discusses: What is Islam? Over the last few years there has been a tremendous amount of information being passed around about the Islam and the Muslims, but how correct is it and from what point of view is it being presented? These are some of the topics that are covered in this series of videos. First, they discuss the root of Islam. Then they discuss how the Muslims believe in Abraham, his books, the last day, the ange
Video discusses: What is Islam? Over the last few years there has been a tremendous amount of information being passed around about the Islam and the Muslims, but how correct is it and from what point of view is it being presented? These are some of the topics that are covered in this series of videos. First, they discuss the root of Islam. Then they discuss how the Muslims believe in Abraham, his books, the last day, the ange
Plant Life Cycles
Which life forms reproduce at a distance, give rise to offspring miles away and even after death, trick other living things into helping them reproduce, and encourage predators to eat their young as part of their life cycle? Plants! During Session 4, we’ll continue our study of life cycles by focusing on the Plant kingdom, using flowering plants as our examples. During this
Acceleration Lab Experiment
In this slow motion video for IPS Schools by Clayborn a ball is released on an inclined plane and accelerates due to the force of gravity. At the bottom of the first inclined plane to the beginning of the second inclined plane the ball stops its positive acceleration by nearly maintaining its horizontal speed. On the second ramp the ball accelerates backwards down the slope, or loses speed to a point where it momentarily comes to rest. Therefore this video demonstrates POSITIVE ACCELERATION, ZER
Build-A-Word - Log
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters L, O, and G, to build the word "log." After the word is built, it transforms into a log made of the letters used. (1:12)
The Maya Pyramids of Chichen Itza
One of National Geographic's short "Ancient Mysteries" videos, the mysterious Mayan civilization is described. On the Yucatan Peninsula, the city of Chichen Itza reveals its secrets. The mystery of its abandonment is explored.
Cold War: Red China - part 4/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Bay Of Pigs Invasion, Cuba
Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuba. On April 17, 1961, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba.
Knots on a Counting Rope
Native American story-telling is featured with re-enactment of several stories.
Native American Portraits
This is a video of portraits of the famous Native Americans of history: Powhatan, Pontiac, Tecumsah, Sequoiya, Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Geronimo, Joseph, Jack, and others. However, the people are not identified. Music is "Mountain" Apache Song & Drogo's Pan Ethnic Quintet. (02:20)
Tribute to the Native Americans
This is pictorial tribute to the Native American people. It is a series of slides with Native American music as accompaniment. (03:06)
Native American History
An eight minute video that graphically portrays the treatment of the native Americans through time. Includes how they were forced to live and the Trail of Tears. No narration. A good counter point to the brief mention of these people in many textbooks.
Learn About William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
Learn about William Shakespeare and the Globe theatre, where his plays were performed in this five-minute video clip.
Battle for Color TV II
In the 1940s two corporate giants, NBC and CBS, fought over the means of broadcasting television in color.
Battle for Color TV I
If Peter Goldmark had had his way, television would never have been broadcast in black and white. (3:39)
History of American Literature Transdentalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Transcendentalism is explored in American literature before, during, and after the civil War.