American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
This is the story of the determined people of the 1930's who clung to their homes and way of life, enduring drought, dust, disease and even death for nearly a decade. (52:31)
09 Social Sciences Student Life: Law
An interview with a current student studying Law at Oxford. Including questions about why they applied, how they divide their time between academic and social life and what they are planning to do when they leave Oxford.
“Nice Girls Don’t Negotiate” & Other Gender Myths
Women aren’t worse negotiators than men. It’s just that their negotiation strengths and weaknesses are little understood.
The Verb "To Be"
A video that presents the main uses of the verb TO BE. It includes the verb forms in the different tenses and several examples-Affirmative, negative and interrogative. There is also reference to the use with modal verbs such as CAN, MUST etc. Some more examples would be useful (Running Time 3:27).
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
What is alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
Animal Conflicts in Photos Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle Walt Disney The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sleep Vertical Angles Pythagorean Theorem II Calligraphy Master Visions of Haiti Education Center of Computer Aided Design: Technical University of Bialystok, Poland - Hopes, Possib The Middle East Challenge in 2013 Dolphin Dinner Man-Made Geography of Europe (Great Britain)
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
This four minute video is about the adult life on Disney. A few tidbits about his life, but nothing in depth. More of a "puff piece."
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn how our bodies need sleep. We need 6-10 hours a night. Babies need more sleep because they have a lot of growing to do. Go to bed on time so you don't run out of steam during the day. Busy bodies need sleep. This is a great teaching resource for learning about our bodies in the early childhood classroom and/or for the special education classroom (1:06).
This video explains how vertical angles always come in pairs. They share a common vertex but they cannot share a side. Vertical angles are congruent, which means they have equal measures. (1:10)
Video uses an electronic black board with different-colored pens. Video shows more Pythagorean Theorem examples. Then goes into a problem where there is a right triangle and one angle that measures 45 degrees and one side of the triangle measures 5. The problem is to solve for the other two sides. Challenging problem for students to solve, video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
This is a brief video showing scenes of Haiti and its people before the earthquake of January, 2010. There is no commentary or narration, but the video gives a brief glimpse of Haitian life. Autopilot Films in association with Eyes of Haiti. Soundtrack composed by Zain Effendi.
This paper describes a Project of Professional Computer Aided Design Education in Bialystock (Poland).
After the Arab Spring of 2011, is the Middle East now facing the winter of discontent? Many Arab nations are tasked with rebuilding infrastructure, revitalising industry and finding jobs for the growing mass of unemployed.
Dolphins use teamwork to herd schools of fish together for easy eating. Watch these dolphins cooperate to earn a fishy feast. Run time 02:17.
Tour of man-made geography of Europe, including stonehenge.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sleep
Pythagorean Theorem II
Visions of Haiti
Education Center of Computer Aided Design: Technical University of Bialystok, Poland - Hopes, Possib
The Middle East Challenge in 2013
Man-Made Geography of Europe (Great Britain)