Sunlight and Seasons
Workshop 1: The Many Faces of Learning
In this introductory workshop, you will meet the guest educators featured in the series and hear why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. You will also have an opportunity to reflect on your own personal beliefs about learning and see clips of classrooms that will be presented in more detail in later workshops.
A fun and descriptive way of describing the different gases in chemistry and how they interact with the environment where they are contained.
In the 1920s, the behavior of atoms developed into a new theory called quantum mechanics. Since then, physicists have learned much more about the subatomic world. and created a new theory called
quantum mechanics. Since then, physicists have learned much more about the subatomic world. There are lots of uses for this and the video does a quick overview to help students understand how this science evolved. The video may needed to be stopped at times as there are many terms that may need mo
Through the Wormhole: Back to the Future
Albert Einstein gave science a better understanding of physics and the forces of the universe in this two minute video. It also provides some insights into what some people believe is the key to time travel without even knowing it, except the universe does not rotate.
This 2:45 minute video explores the science behind the possibility of time travel. A good video for discussion and to have the students review the findings and add their own take.
Lessons From Thin Air Just about everyone will agree that trees are made from sunlight, water, and soil the trees suck up from their roots. But the surprising truth is that trees are made from air! Trees are solar-powered machines that convert air into wood. Why is it that, despite the fact that photosynthesis is one of the most widely taught subjects in science, so few people really under
Just about everyone will agree that trees are made from sunlight, water, and soil the trees suck up from their roots. But the surprising truth is that trees are made from air! Trees are solar-powered machines that convert air into wood. Why is it that, despite the fact that photosynthesis is one of the most widely taught subjects in science, so few people really under
Astronomy: Eliciting Student Ideas
Introduces constructivism by examining student beliefs on what causes the seasons and their explanations for the phases of the moon. This innovative workshop for teachers explores the reasons why teaching science is so difficult and offers practical advice to help you teach more effectively.
How to Star Gaze With Your Children
How to Star Gaze With Your Children - In this episode, Daddy Troy demonstrates some software that will encourage your child to learn about space. Specifically he looks at Google Earth, Google Moon, Google Mars, satellite tracking software from NASA, and some astronomy and satellite tracking iPhone apps called GoSatWatch, GoSkyWatch and Star Walk. Distributed by Tubemogul. (03:17)
Ralph Baer, inventor of the video game
In 1967 the first video game on a television set was played by these two men, inventor Ralph Baer and his assistant Bill Harrison. This video was taken two years later, with their famous Ping-Pong game on the "brown box" console, which later became the basis of Atari's Pong. In this 2:44 minute video, Baer is explaining the operations of this new invention.
Workshop 8: Wind and Weather
Climactic conditions in each season are not just the result of the tilt of the Earth's axis. In this workshop, they examine the effect of light on the weather. The path of light is followed as it enters the atmosphere, and is absorbed, reflected, and radiated as heat by the land and by the water. A fifth grade classroom is observed as they explore these phenomena.
Completing the Circuit: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in Completing the Circuit.
Learn English with Pictures and Audio - Fun and Entertainment
26 English words with photographs and audio. In this clips the words deal with fun and entertainment. The narrator says each word twice and the word and picture are shown on the slide.
French Revolution (Part 3) - Reign of Terror
The instructor, in this installment, discusses the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. The instructor uses computer software with still images.
Trigonometry - Sohcahtoa
This video covers the aspects of Trigonometry when trying calculate the sides or angles when using Sine, Cosine, and Tangent within a triangle. This video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. Run time02:32.
How to Grip a Tennis Racket
How to Grip a Tennis Racket. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Gripping a tennis racket is typically done with a continental or semi-Western grip. Grip a tennis racket with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
Tennis Kick Serve
Tennis Kick Serve. Part of the series: Tennis Serve & Return Tips. The kick serve, or topspin serve, gives you a greater margin for error, especially on your second serve. Learn about kick serves in tennis from a professional instructor in this free sports video. (1:58)
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
How To Play Badminton
Step-by-step guide gives directions to play the game while the video demonstrates what to do. Explains the use of the equipment and how to score the game. 2:21 min.
An Art Portfolio of Primitivism
This video clip shows primitivism as an art phenomenon presented in different art movements and art forms. Primitivism is a western cultural phenomenon. It has spanned four centuries since the 18th century.