The History of the Apple Tree
The history of the apple tree dates back thousands of years,
beginning in the Nile river valley and throughout Europe and the Middle East. In this clip learn about how apples made it to America with information and tips from a sustainable gardener.
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
What's Wrong with History?
Understand how students are missing key concepts in history. (01:25)
This module covers the history of attitudes, beliefs, and theories about the etiology of schizophrenia. While the illness was long thought to be environmentally caused, this module emphasizes the scientific evidence in support of its organic origins. Dr. Arnold Scheibel of UCLA Medical Center describes cellular pathology in the hippocampus and speculates on the possible
A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 part 1 - The City of Chester: General History and Topog
This is the first of two volumes providing an authoritative and detailed treatment of Chester's history, meticulously researched from the original sources.
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 16 - Kinwardstone Hundred
The volume relates the history of the 15 parishes in Kinwardstone hundred in east Wiltshire, including Froxfield and Great and Little Bedwyn. The hundred lay between two medieval royal forests, Savernake and Chute.
The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 1
Includes a general account of the history, topography and natural history of the county. The volume also details the parishes of the two hundreds of Blackheath and Bromley and Beckenham, including several parishes which now form part of metropolitan London. These include Charlton, Deptford, Greenwich, Lewisham and Woolwich.
Survey of London Monograph 1 - Trinity Hospital, Mile End
The architectural history of the Trinity Hospital, or College, built in 1695 by the Trinity Corporation.
What is Matter? Properties and Classification of Matter Matter is one of the big ideas in science. Most areas in physical science can be discussed and explained in terms of matter or energy, and mat
Matter is one of the big ideas in science. Most areas in physical science can be discussed and explained in terms of matter or energy, and mat
Human Population Dynamics
The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?
The Arts in Every Classroom: Historical References in the Arts
Learner Team members and students examine costume designs for Parade, focusing on how the designs help convey character. They interpret works by painter René Magritte and choreographer Alwin Nikolais, discovering influences on the creators of Quidam. They also conduct research into the history of street performance and report their findings, in the role of art historian.
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
In 1887, in Cleveland, Ohio, an exquisitely designed measurement of the motion of the earth through the aether resulted in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. Be able to state clearly why the Michelson-Morley experiment should have detected motion relative to the aether according to Newtonian Physics.
City history and multi-scale spatial master-planning
The UK and Chinese Governments have agreed at the highest level to collaborate through the China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue on research and knowledge exchange to help ensure that the way we develop our cities will become truly sustainable. As a part of that initiative a group of related networks has been funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, inspired by the Dongtan Eco-city development north of Shanghai. The specific network which is the subject of th
Louis Pasteur and the History of Pasteurization
Pasteurization is the process of heating liquids for the purpose of destroying bacteria, protozoa, molds, and yeasts. This process was named after its creator, French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur. The video discusses the history behind Pasteur's breakthrough (beginning with the pasteurization of beer and wine in France that eventually lead to the pasteurization of milk) while also explaining the process of pasteurization in easy to understand terms. Video runs 2:51 in length.
History of Nikola Tesla
A light but accurate bio of Tesla in the United States. The start of the AC/DC argument and the battle between Edison and Tesla/Westinghouse. He created 700 patents. This three minute video is very worthwhile for science classes and history classes. Perhaps a compare and contrast essay on Tesla and Edison or a debate?
Atoms and Molecules
This program deals with teaching the very first steps of chemistry. It introduces the basic building blocks — the atoms — which, through their properties, periodicity and binding, form molecules. The program offers different ways to represent these basic concepts by creating useful models in the minds of new chemistry students. It follows the development of these con
Workshop 1: What is Energy?
Interviews about energy with children, scientists, and people on the street reveal the wide range of concepts that teachers encounter. In this session, you will look at the differences between the everyday language of energy and the scientific concept, see highlights of its history, and learn its importance in our understanding of the world.
The Harvest Moon
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
Speed Phonics - Letters and Sounds - Phase 4
Slide show presenting letter blends in 60 second intervals with no sounds. Students try to say these blends in 60 seconds.
Concision: Never Use 28 Words When 8 Will Do.
This slideshow (26 black on white word frames), narrated by a soft adult male teacher voice, explains how to write concisely but not vaguely. Provide details, not generalizations. (10 minutes 12 seconds includes class assignment at end.)