Solving Inequalities in One Variable
This video shows how to solve an inequality to find the range of correct values for the variable. The sample problem the instructor presents especially focuses on what to do with the inequality symbol when you have to multiply both sides of the inequality by a negative number. Then, the instructor shows how to put the answer on a number line and how to express the answer using set notation.
Examples of Solving Multi-Step Inequalities
A teacher walks students through the explanation of how to solve four different mult-step one variable inequalities. This includes using the distributive property, combining like terms first, and check if a value is a solution.
What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 3/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
My Thirst Was Unquenchable: Diabetes Symptom
Some common symptoms of diabetes are excessive thirst, frequent urination, and blurry vision. In this video, Sean discusses the rapid onset of his excessive thirst. . 1:09 min.
Stroke Signs: Act F.a.S.T.
Is it a stroke? This quick test will help you decide what action to take. In this video, a doctor gives a mnemonic device to help remember what the signs of stroke are. Grades 7-12. 58 sec.
How To Fight Household Germs
Narrator explains how to properly wash hands, cough or sneeze, and many other strategies to avoid getting sick. Video shows proper technique for each step. Live action movie featuring high school/college age students. 2:37 min.
#17 Pianist Posture: Proper posture at the piano; RELAX yourself
In this lesson I explain various ways we can relax our body at the piano and avoid injury. Posture is VERY important (23:50)
Piano Lesson - Sharps and Flats
A 5 minute beginners lesson on sharps and flats on the piano. Half steps/semitones are explained, followed by him showing how to draw sharps and flats on sheet music. Next, he plays sharps and flats, showing how it is read from the sheet music. Good lesson for beginners
How Music Works 1 - Melody - Part 4 Narrator is Howard Goodall. This episode continues the discussion on major and minor scale. Video plays a variety of different melody pieces of music and samples of melody that help to define the vocabulary and concepts. (9:34)
Narrator is Howard Goodall. This episode continues the discussion on major and minor scale. Video plays a variety of different melody pieces of music and samples of melody that help to define the vocabulary and concepts. (9:34)
How Music Works 1 - Melody - Part 5
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Video continues to discuss dorian mode. African melodies, non-conformist groups, and klezer or Jewish melody are also discussed. The melodies we listen to today are a variety and a mixture of melodies. Video plays a variety of different melody pieces of music and samples of melody that help to define the vocabulary and concepts. (9:40)
How Music Works 2 - Rhythm - Part 2
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Video starts with a discussion of triple time patterns, which were the offspring of double time. Vocabulary such as, minims, crotchet beats, quavers, and semiquavers is also discussed. Accent is all about which beats are important and which ones are not. The important ones get stretched and the others ones do not. Syncopation came about in the 1920’s, but has really been around for ages. This is where you
I take the four beats of each measure (in 4/4 time) and animate them. Then I put the appropriate counting in the box. At the end of the exercise, I switch back to just reading from the page. You should feel the divisions of the beat. If you are a visual person, like myself, it's almost as if the blocks are a viseo-spacial awareness as you play music, or sight-read.
How Music Works 3 - Harmony - Part 1
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Unlike melody and rhythm, harmony was not part of music from the beginning. It came into life gradually during the middle ages and the Renaissance. This video shows how harmony works. Harmony seems more mystical, illusive and magical than other elements of music. It seems like it comes from place or time that is beyond our everyday experience. Harmony has allowed musicians to manipulate our emotions like n
How Music Works 3 - Harmony - Part 3
Narrator is Howard Goodall. This episode goes into more detail with chord progressions. The most important partnership between two chords is the tonic/dominant relationship is discussed. It is the relationship between the first chord, the tonic, and the fifth chord, the dominant note, of any scale. The dominant
How Music Works 3 - Harmony - Part 4
Narrator is Howard Goodall. This episode discusses dissonance and how it was used in music. Other terms that are discussed are passing notes, which are notes that are just moving through the music. Suspension notes are a form of dissonance that people like. This means to let a note linger over the chord where it doesn’t really belong, which creates tension. Suspension notes have b
Beginning Piano Lessons: How to Read Sheet Music
Reading piano sheet music is difficult at first but then becomes easier with practice. Learn some great tips on how to read basic sheet music for the piano in this video. Video shows a book and the location of the notes on a music staff, it shows how to remember the keys, FACE and Every Good Boy Does Fine. (1:18)
How Music Works 4 - Bass - Part 2
Narrator is Howard Goodall. The Double Bass received its recognizable shape, size and tuning in around 1800. The vocabulary term contrary motion is discussed. Music is also played so viewers can hear the meaning of what is happening to the music to help explain contrary motion. (9:31)
Supreme Court: Original Intent
Experts disagree on how the Constitution should be handled in modern times; is it, for example, a "living" document? What is the original intent of the document, and how does this limit judicial review? An actual case is discussed as well as cruel and unusal punished debated. A good video for older students. Ends abruptly.
Supreme Court: Precedent and its Implications
The concept of precedent and its implications as a limit to judicial review are explained. This is usually a difficult idea for students to understand and this four minute does supply some examples. It is for older students and does not examine the overruling of existing cases at times.