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
Language Processing in the Brain
Demonstrates learning as an active process and shows the PET scan as an effective method of measuring brain function.
Infant Speech Sound Discrimination
Demonstrates how infants can discriminate between subtle sound differences; focuses largely on infant speech development.
The Stuff of Genius: Copier
Before the invention of the modern copier, companies across the world
depended on time-consuming -- and, often, incorrect -- duplication
methods. This 2:20 video explains how the copier was invented and also how the inventor worked hard to develop this invention.
How to Write an Essay
How to Write an Essay. Part of the series: Academic Writing Tips. Writing an essay typically consists of composing an introductory paragraph, an elaborated body and a concluding paragraph. Write an essay with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on...
How internet piracy harms innovation and ideas about illegal downloads. Looks at the idea of a piracy tax. Live action movie of stand-up presentation. (5:07)
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)
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)
sh - Phonics
This is clip about when sh is represented by other graphemes in writing. The unique sound in special, sugar, mission, station and ocean is presented with the words as the narrator says the word.
Writers are more effective when they first develop a writing plan, such
as organizing their thoughts into main ideas and supporting details.
Six Traits of Writing
This 20 minute lecture is on using the Six Traits of Writing. It includes student examples and moves slowly through the traits.
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.
Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza
This National Geographic video shows the Mayan Pyramids. It is part of the series Lost Temples and it tries to give an answer to the question "Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza?" There is reference to Maya culture.
Aqueducts of Palenque
This installment of "Wonders of Latin America" takes a look at the rise of the Mayan palace Palenque as well as the Mayan King Pacal.
Persepolis Recreated-Part 2 of 5
Persepolis once stood where present day Iran is located. This documentary is suitable for high school students. "Archaeological evidence shows that the earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. André Godard, the French archaeologist who excavated Persepolis in the early 1930s, believed that Cyrus the Great chose the site of Persepolis, but that Darius the Great built the terrace and the great palaces" (Persepolis, Wikipedia, 2009).
Southaven High School Choir Practice
In this video, the Southhaven, MS High School choir practices for an upcoming concert. (2:19)
How to do a handstand
When doing a handstand, the head should be right between the arms, the fingers should be open, and the most important thing is to push forward. Avoid arching the back when doing a handstand with help from a gymnastics coach in this free video on gymnastics and tumbling.
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Williamsburg and the American Revolution
Brief introductory video for Williamsburg, then capitol of Virginia, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War
Run time 02:09
Reinstall and Reformat
The ultimate computer maintence trick to fix issues is to reformat your hard drive. This takes a few hours to do. First back up all of your personal files and find the original disks. This video walks you through the process of wiping and reformatting the hard drive.
IPICK - Selecting Books that are "Just Right!"
When we are selecting books to read in our 2nd grade classroom, we remember the acronym, I PICK. Listen are we explain what each letter means. (1:57)