William Bradford, Part VIII
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
U.S. Dust Bowl of 1930's
This video clip is a segment from Discovery Channel's Making of a Continent about the dust bowl wind erosion of the 1930's. (2:54)
Lesson #009, Thursday Essere = to be io sono = I am tu sei = you are (informal) Lei e' = you are (formal) lui/lei e' = he/she is noi siamo = we are voi siete = you are (plural) loro sono = they are Avere = to have io ho = I have tu hai = you have (informal) Lei ha = you have (formal) lui/lei ha = he/she has noi abbiamo = we have voi avete = you have (plural) loro hanno = they have
Essere = to be
io sono = I am
tu sei = you are (informal)
Lei e' = you are (formal)
lui/lei e' = he/she is
noi siamo = we are
voi siete = you are (plural)
loro sono = they are
Avere = to have
io ho = I have
tu hai = you have (informal)
Lei ha = you have (formal)
lui/lei ha = he/she has
noi abbiamo = we have
voi avete = you have (plural)
loro hanno = they have
MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos. For 24 hours, they recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." For more about this production, go to: http://msu.edu/24.
The Senses: Smelling - by StudyJams
The nose is your body's instrument for smelling. Tiny pieces of matter are sucked into the nose and identified as smells. Nerve cells tell your brain what you are smelling. Learn more about your sense of smell with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written below each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Finding the Tangent of an Angle
In this video learn how to find the tangent of an angle. He explains the length of the sides of a right triangle to find the tangent of an angle with examples and formulas shown. In this video the instructor is talking in a very low tone that is sometimes difficult to hear.
Adriano Celentano sings with Mina-Parole Parole
In this video from 1972, Celentano sings with Mina. Both singers are seen performing.
Mathematica in Five Minutes
The instructor show how to use Mathematica software, however, the letters are small--this video would should be seen in full screen mode.
How to Check Math Homework
How to Check Math Homework. Part of the series: Basic Mathematics & Algebra. When checking math homework, be sure to understand basic operations like adding and subtracting, and review the lesson plan to make sure the subject makes sense. Avoid going the easy route by checking answers in the back of the teacher's guide.
How to Make Math Meaningful
Making math meaningful is about relaying everyday events to concepts like money and current events. Foster a real-world connection with the use of mathematics using assistance from a math teacher.
Teaching Kids Real Math with Computers
From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming. (17:13)
Never Mistake Activity for Achievement
This site has several videos on solving Quadratic Equations > Quadratic Formula, but the video that might be most valuable is the one to show students about the difference between activity and achievement in terms of math preparation.
This video has poetic narration of what it is like to live in London from the narrator's point of view. Many pictures of London that show the culture and daily life in London. The narrator describes London as having no sense of external geography. It is not North or South, it doesn't lie within any area, it just is. It stretches almost eternally in every direction, never fading, never abating, simply remaining City as far as the heart dares to fathom.
Geography of migration from Ireland to England
This video is about Geography Migration from Ireland to UK. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of migration from Ireland to UK.(It is a good video for showing how migration effects those who move from one country to another.)
The Thames River
A video that explains the problems that the Thames River in England faces when it rains and sewers overflow. Special ships are used to put oxygen into the river and the now there are fish. A good video to show students what can be done to clean up rivers.
Travel Scenes of Germany
This is short video clip of trip to Germany. Shown are some castles, and the southern area along with some facts about Germany. (Amateur video of slides, text, and music)
How to Help Your Child Learn Study Skills
This 2:30 minute long video explains the mportant steps to helping a child learn study skills by avoiding the distinction between work and fun, teaching basic research skills such as mapping and note-taking and encouraging them to really think about what
they are learning. Designed for parents which could make it ideal to share at back to school night or at parent meetings.
How To Study | Fundamentals
Studying For Exams Made Simple is an account of the study techniques
used to get A's in exams. Find out how to pass exams using effective
study techniques, study tips and good study habits. This is an eleven minute video that slowly goes over the ways to prepare for tests. An excellent video with plenty of examples. Slow loading due to its length.
Ethics of the U.S. Immigration Policy
On June 25, 2005, SMU's Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility hosted a panel discussion on America's immigration policy, its flaws and faults, loopholes and exploits, and impact on American life from its increase. Taking part in the discussion were Canadian Sen. Hugh Segal; Doris Meissner, former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service; former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson; Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Ernest Derbez; and U.S. Rep. Barney Frank.
This Unit discusses the various hazards posed by different types of volcanic eruption, illustrated by examples from recent eruptions. The discussion is focussed around reading Chapter 5 of “Teach yourself volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis” by OU volcanologist David Rothery.