Realms versus Regions
This world geography video discusses how the world is divided in realms and regions.
History of Epilepsy
Doctor explains what epilepsy is and basic historical evidence of the disease, tracing back the disease to Hippocrates in 400 B.C. and the Bible. Traces the path of the disease and modern treatments and how they work. Professional produced. Grades 5-12. 3:41 min.
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)
How to Make a Clay Hedgehog
This video teaches how to make an animal using "Pinch pot" method with minimal tools and equipment. Step by step process to make a clay hedgehog. What is needed: 1) Clay 2) Pin tool 3) Slip No directions-process is demonstrated. (0:40)
An Introduction to the Life of Charles Darwin
This video takes a brief look at some aspects of the personal and professional life of Charles Darwin. Darwin proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Run time 04:39.
Joseph Stalin, the Real History--Part 4
"Stalin was as ruthless as Hitler" (Loius Fischer)! This irresponsible creature and Killer of 20 millions innocent lives was power monger, greedy. He was having a licentious character too. He was a perfect killer. He destroyed human resources. He ignored Lenin too at a stage! The death of Lenin had gave birth of a cruel era, the regimented CCCP.
Guided Reading Crash Course - Part 3
Part 3 - This video features a professional development session for Guided Reading. It states the purpose of Guided Reading, and walks teachers though the planning phase. The video contains examples of planning for a DRA 12 and 38. This video is an excellent tool to use in learning to use Guided Reading effectively.
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
Symptoms of the flu usually include fever, tiredness, headaches, coughs, sore throats, runny noses, body aches, diarrhea and vomiting. Discover how flu symptoms are spread by a contagious airborne virus. (01:12)
States of Matter - Changes in State
This professionally-made video explains and demonstrates the boiling point, melting point, and freezing point of various substances. Some of the substances discussed include: water, butter, rock, and carbon dioxide. (03:04)
Writing Dialog with Quotation Marks Using Casablanca As An Example
The clip discusses the basic rules of using quotation marks. Using Casablanca as an example, learn how to write dialog using quotation marks. The dialog from the film is typed on the screen into traditional novel format using quotation marks in the dialog.
Quotation Marks and Commas
In this skit by the Electric Company we see examples of how to use quotation marks in dialogue.
Kary Mullis Celebrates the Experiment
Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms. Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a way to copy a strand of DNA. Run time 29:30.
Finding the Equation of a Line
This video clip describes the methods of finding the equation of a line with only a graph such as finding the slope and a point or finding two points. In order to understand finding the equation of line with its graph, one should understand the different forms of an equation of a line, especially point-slope and slope-intercept form. (2:00)
Matrices to Solve a System of Equations - Khan Academy
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. This video shows how to use the inverse of a matrix to solve a system of equations. (16:32)
How to draw a dragon
How to draw a dragon in twenty steps? The lesson leads you through the steps of sketching, drawing, and coloring the dragon. You need to press the button at the bottom of the page. No sound. Printable dragon available. Moves too fast for most students so it needs to be replayed.
Basic Right to Left Step Aerobics Exercise
Learn how to do a basic right to left step aerobic exercise in this aerobic fitness video. Video shows expert demonstrating slowly so you can follow along.
"Repeater" Step Aerobics Exercise
Learn how to do the repeater step aerobic exercise in this aerobic fitness video with expert Casey Neuwirth. Instructor slowly demonstrates the process so you can follow along. 1:01 min.
10 Minute Toning Workout to Sculpt Your Abs
Tired of crunches? In this video, a fitness expert will lead you through a short Pilates-inspired core strengthening routine that doesn't involve a single crunch or sit up. Easy to follow along with the instructor, who gives tips to get the most out of your exercise. 10:53 min.
Fun Abdominal Exercises For Kids
This video demonstrates some fun abdominal exercises suited for children. Forget the crunches! Let's get busy with some egg rolls, bananas and supermans (supermen?). (1:11)