Calculating Speed with Cyberchase
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad has to find out exactly how fast each of Wicked’s three brooms can go. They set out to calculate the speed per second of each broom using the data they have from their speed tests over a period of five seconds. Run time 03:00.
Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?
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.)
List of Nouns
This clip shows a list of nouns. In the clip the web site is shown and how to locate the list of nouns. The narrator explains the noun types and examples of each. For additional lessons and lists go to : http://www.english-grammar-revolution.com/list-of-nouns.html
Caesar part 2 of 5
This is part 2 of 5 of the story of Julus Caesar's Life. This part of the video talks about Caesar's life as a young man and his run in politics as a supreme priest of Rome. Several historians talk about the time in which Julius Caesar lived.
The American Revolution 1775 - 1783
The American Revolution 1775 - 1783. This video is map-based with narration.
The American Revolution 1775 part 1
Video shows how the American Revolution started and why it started.(Slides with narration)
The American Revolution 1775 part 2
The American Revolution 1775 part 2
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also added a donati
The Louisiana Purchase
This video is accompanied by text. "After the malicious campaigning of the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson focused on reconciling the colonies and restoring the principles of the Revolution of 1776. “We have called by different names brethren of the same principle,” he declared in his first inaugural address. “We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.” The tall and lanky politician was, in many ways, the opposite of his short and rotund predecessor.
Unlike Federalist lead
By the mid-nineteenth century, the American economy that had been based on local commerce and small-scale farming was maturing into a dynamic, wide-reaching capitalist marketplace. As the industrial revolution in the northeast altered the economy and intensified the process of urbanization, an agricultural empire began to emerge in the west, and westward expansion began. In this video you will learn about westward expansion and it's trials and tribulations. (Video is of high q
Westward Movement and Economy
This video is accompanied by text. "By the mid-nineteenth century, the American economy that had been based on local commerce and small-scale farming was maturing into a dynamic, wide-reaching capitalist marketplace. As the industrial revolution in the northeast altered the economy and intensified the process of urbanization, an agricultural empire began to emerge in the west.
By 1860, more than one-half of the American population was located west of the Appalachian Mountains. Conditions
Military Strategy in US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "When the Civil War began, there were fewer than 20,000 soldiers in the national army, and thousands of those troops soon moved south to fight for the Confederacy. In April 1861, after Union troops at Fort Sumter were forced to surrender, President Lincoln quickly called for northern states to send 75,000 volunteers to join the Union army. The Confederacy did not have an established army or navy and also turned to militia groups from the southern states to supp
The Idea of Communism - Red Scare
As World War I was raging in Europe, a political and social revolution defined by a struggle between the labor class and capitalists was taking place in Russia. In early 1917, the Bolshevik Party, headed by Vladimir Lenin, felt that the social climate in Russia was beginning to change in their favor. Outlining his plan for a communist revolution, Lenin wrote his “April Thesis” to demonstrate the Bolshevik vision for a Soviet State. By the end of October 1917, the Bolshevik Party, soon to be
WWI and The Russian Revolution
Presentation on the events leading up to WWI, the war itself, and the peace settlement afterwards. Also included is the Russian Revolution, the disposal of the Romanov and the rise of Lenin and the Bolshevik(Slides and text only. No narration.)
Speed Phonics - Letters and Sounds - Phase 2
Students try to name the letter sounds in 40 seconds? The letters are shown at 40 second intervals.
Revolution in China
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
Teen Substance Abuse
A picture video with images of famous people who abused drugs and alchol. Images from google, Music: 30 Seconds to Mars - To Kill. (6:25)
Kids giving their ideas on politics
This video shows children giving thier ideas on politics. They talk about the Mccain/Obama election as well as other general topics like: why should kids not get to vote?