Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
Video Journey Into Nanotechnology
This 3:20 video shows how nanotechnology is being used to help cure cancer and how to can lower costs. An excellent video to show students how technology is impacting daily living.
Learn About William Shakespeare's Retirement
William Shakespeare's Retirement - Learn about William Shakespeare's retirement in his later years. (06:48)
Do You Underline the Name of a Television Show?
The name of a TV show itself should be underlined because the TV
show has episodes with their own additional titles. Learn about underlining TV show titles and place their episode titles in quotes with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
How to Write Titles
How to refer to literary works in your own writing using italics, underlining, and quotation marks. The video includes a black screen with an instructor narration. (10:08)
Bill Moyers, The Media and Democracy
Bill Moyers speaks his mind on Big Media to fellow media activists at the National Conference for Media Reform in January 2007. Part 3.
The Cosmic Perspective: Journey To The Edge Of The Universe
"Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful." Take a journey, starting from Mount Wilson, to the edge of the known universe.
Images: NASA, ESA, Hubblecast, BBC
Music: Sigur Rós - "Hoppípolla"
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Hidden Universe: Trilogy Of Terror
''The Hidden Universe' video series showcases some of the most exciting discoveries in infrared astronomy from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Looking beyond the visible spectrum of light, Spitzer can see a whole new universe of dust and stars hidden from our Earth-bound eyes.' (05:25)
Timeline of History of England (1120-1235)
A timeline of the history of England from 1120-1235. There are few pictures and music is playing in the background as the screen flashes dates and events in England's history.
The King John and the Magna Carta edition of a teacher's podcasts. It is a series of slides with narration by the teacher. An entertaining lecture with computer graphics.
The History Of The British Empire
Despite reaching its peak of influence at the beginning of the 20th century, this empire originated at the end of the 1400s. This three-minute video explores the rise and fall of this one-time world empire.
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
Replay Dance Choreography 7/12 Workshops! IYAZ and Sean Kingston
Song is called Replay by IYAZ, choreography by Matt Steffanina. www.MattFreestyle.com (1:59)
Modern jazz dance choreography
My original dance choreography to Roxanne - from the moulin rouge Soundtrack. The style is modern jazz. (0:41)
Skype Explained Visually
A simple visual explanation of Skype, the voice-file-screen-videoconference. You can drag and drop files into skype to share. You can conference call 25 people at once.(2:16)
Using Skype to make a Video Call
This video shows you the steps to making a video call-you need a web cam to be able to do this.
Chatting in Skype
Demonstrates how to set up a chat, to view all messages from a specific person, and to look at any chats over a one year period.
How to Make a Glossary
Making a glossary is helpful both to define confusing words as well as
to provide a pronunciation key to help young readers sound out difficult words. Keeping a a running log of words to include in a glossary while writing is stressed in this 1:42 long video.
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.