Lewis and Clark Animated Movie
In this animated video, students will learn about the travels of Lewis and Clark. The narrator tells of their expedition as they discover animals, rivers. Good illustrations of maps, forts, rivers, etc. are shown. Lewis and Clark had discovered important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on United States History. Content is appropri
We learn why breakfast is the most important meal of the day after Fizzy oversleeps for the mayor's inspection and frantically rushes to get the Lunch Lab ready without having eaten breakfast. (4:30)
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
GT Full Circle - Nick Selby Goes to China
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Henry Cole (Victor Vito)
Henry Cole was once a beloved teacher (Science grades 1-5) , so much so that decades after he left teaching to pursue an illustrating career, Reading Rockets fondly recalled Henry Cole's influence on him. Talking head talks about the joy of exploring nature and identifying things, respect and love for nature. Then dicusses and shows example of sketching, which leads to final art. (4:49)
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 3, Part 4
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
How to Spin a Basketball on Your Finger
This 1:18 long video shows how to spin a basketball on a finger starting with a good rotation and use the other hand to add spin to it. The spokesperson does not go slow enough for some students and there aren't any close-ups.
How To Paint A Blue Sky With Clouds With Watercolors
Instructor starts with only three colors to to demonstrate how to use watercolor to paint a summer sky. Video shows how to mix those colors for more colors. The camera stays fixed on the paper while the instructor speaks. From www.watercolour-blog.co.uk. (4:51)
Specific Latent Heat Explained
In this clip learn about the states of matter and the names for specific changes of state. Examples are presented on changes of state and when to use the latent heat equation.
The 3 States of Matter in Water - Rap
This student-made video uses images and music to show the states of matter for water and how the molecules change during each state. The images go along with an orginal song that makes the video entertaining and informative. Lyrics are not included on the screen. Run time 01:20.
The Electric Company teaches about the apostrophe through a Haunted House clip. (00:40)
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.
Learn To Write Numbers 0 to 20
Models of writing numerals from zero to 20. Arrows and dots are used to show students how to form the numerals. Graphics and animation are very clear and well paced. When the numeral is complete, a graphic comes up with the number of objects the numeral represents. D'Neilian style is used. (6:57)
Gerald Tuskan at the 2014 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting
By: JGI Gerald Tuskan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, at the 9th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 20, 2014 in Walnut Creek, Calif.
In this video Jason Nascone, M.D. assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School discusses orthopaedic trauma. This would include the treatment of simple and complex fractures. He talks about the various types of surgical procedures used to treat these fractures.
Digital Storytelling 101
This brief slideshow (which has no sound) gives some guidelines and resources to get you started on digital storytelling. Some of the slides have a lot on information on them...you may have to pause to read entire slides.
Inverse Laplace Transforms Example 2d
Demonstrates the use of a table to find the inverse Laplace transform of a rational expression involving a quadratic. Partial fractions are used.
(6/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger looks at the important role that forgetting has played throughout human history, the surprising phenomenon of perfect remembering in the digital age, and why we must reintroduce our capacity to forget. Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses the themes of his new book 'Delete' with Helen Margetts, Professor of Society and the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute. 'Delete' looks at the surprising phenomenon of perfect remembering in the digital age, and reveal
The Rise of NCD's in India
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-india-non-communicable-disease-infection-death-public-health-poverty-wealth-NCD Non communicable diseases (NCD's) cause 63 percent of all cases of death in the world. In India heart attacks, diabetes and cancer are increasing within the wealthy and the poor. Martina Merten reports for the Pulitzer Center. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Cause and Effects of the Increase of Non-communicable Diseases in India"