How to divide any number by 9 really really fast
As the title says, this video explains, with examples, an amazing method for dividing any number by 9 really really fast--in six seconds! If you have any doubt, check your work with a calculator. It really works. "Extra credit" for advanced math students: explain why the method works. Just a screencast of large type with a voiceover by a person with a rather heavy Indian accent. Run time 03:59.
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Italians in the world - part 4

(1924-1932)This episode discusses Zefferino Poli who is an emigrant who accepted the dollar religion, he grasped at once the American system.  He was a frugal man and soon owns many theaters.  Video also discusses other emigrants who influenced the Italians that were living in the United States.  Despite the racism and economic difficulties the Italian passion for politics reemerges in the emigrant
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Learning About the Letter "t" - Mr. T Has Tall Teeth - The Letter People
This is a part of "The Letter People" and focuses on "Mr. T", who has "tall teeth". The sound of letter t is reinforced through music and simple skits. Puppet characters act out the skits. Opening credits take about 20 seconds. (3:31)
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Simile, Metaphor, and Personification
The instructor uses a whiteboard and clip-art cut-outs to demonstate three types of figurative language.  This video is suitable for third-grade students and older. (Note: The instructor dellberately has the first few seconds blurred.)
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Potential and Capacitance
Benjamin Franklin, the great 18th-century American scientist, who later dabbled in politics, was the first to propose a successful theory of the Leyden Jar. He gave positive and negative charges their names, and invented the parallel plate capacitor. Electrical potential, the potential of charged conductors, equipotentials and capacitance.
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Proper Nouns and Capitalization Herman's Chow Down Nouns, Part 2 of 6
In this segment of "Herman's Chow Down Nouns", proper nouns are the main topic. The video defines proper nouns, discusses how to properly capitalize proper nouns, and gives examples. Lesson plans, quizzes, black line masters and full transcripts of the cartoon are available at http://www.schoolvideos.com/tgs/E4037TG.pdf (1:19)
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Spanish Mission System
As the Spanish empire spread over the southern portion of the present-day United States, the mission system was developed to facilitate colonial expansion and to pacify the Indians. Catholic priests and friars ventured into remote areas to build missions where they worked side-by-side with the Indians planting crops, hunting game, and preaching Christianity. The missionaries also taught the Indians about Spanish culture, including language, arts and crafts, and politics.
Each mission typi

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Table Manners for Children: Teaching Kids to Drink Properly

Table manners including proper drinking etiquette are very important throughout a child's life. Video teaches parents what is acceptable and what is not acceptable for children to do with drinking a beverage.  Video is good quality. (1:38)


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Setting Up the Promethean Board
This will walk you through the steps of connecting your computer with the Promethean Board and getting it going - all in 90 seconds.
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Taming The American West Unit 13
Western settlers’ assumptions of an endless, bountiful frontier were
tested when they moved to the Great Plains and attempted to cultivate the unfamiliar, arid landscape. This experience led to the rise of populist politics, which championed farmers’ and industrial workers’
critique of political and economic powers.

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The Progressives Unit 15
Overburdened cities led Progressives to agitate for reforms on
political, economic, and social fronts. While most Americans agreed that government intervention was needed to address large-scale problems such as child labor or food contamination, there was little agreement on proper solutions.

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Global America Unit 21
As the turn of the century approached, the pendulum of American politics and social structures began to swing back toward conservativism. With immigration from Asia and the Americas on the rise, the face of America changed rapidly. This unit examines the competing forces of ethnic and American identity in a world dominated by globalization and one remaining “superpower.
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Gender-Based Distinctions
Tim Rockey teaches 12th–grade American government and politics at
Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Rockey reviews the
concept of civil rights, with a focus on women’s rights. Students
evaluate the "reasonableness" standard as set by the court and come to understand where the court has drawn the line for gender–based
decisions. They explore the following questions: Can public taverns
cater only to men? Can females be excluded from contact sp

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Workshop 1: Making an Impact
What would happen if an asteroid were to hit the surface of the earth? How large a crater would the impact create? In this workshop, the ideas of force and motion are introduced, as seventh-grade students drop balls to simulate asteroid impacts. By varying a ball’s mass, the height from which it is dropped, or the material being struck, the students explore what factor
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Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation is explained in this video. A short, animated video that shows how the normal heart's electrochemical signal is sent through the heart. The fibrillation shows how erratic electrical impulses effect the proper functioning of the heart. This leads to fainting, weakness, and blood clots. Run time 02:08.
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Noun Song
This simple video is a song accompanied by different typed slides with no pictures.  It defines a noun as a person, place, or thing and addresses common and proper nouns as well.  The song is quite catchy and the rhyming words in the song make it easy to pick up.
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Review of Cat Muscles of the Back and Posterior Arm
Specific muscles of the back and posterior arm of a dissected cat are reviewed with proper pronunciation. Origin, insertion, and functions are given. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. Color video with sound. Run time 05:43.
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Review of Cat Muscles of the Anterior Leg
Specific anterior muscles of the leg of a dissected cat are reviewed with proper pronunciation by a professor. Origin, insertion, and functions are given. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. 3:51 min. Color video with sound.
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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr George Nyabuga
Dr George Nyabuga is an award-winning journalist and acclaimed media trainer. He joined Media Convergence Group as Managing Editor earlier this year and has key responsibilities across the Group's multi-media platforms. Dr Nyabuga holds a PhD in Politics, History and Media and a Masters in Online Journalism. Nyabuga brings wide-ranging hands-on experience as a journalist in Kenya, South Africa and the US. He has taught journalism, media and cultural studies at Worcester and Coventry universities
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The European Feminist Forum: A Herstory, 2004-2008
This is a book of information gathered through the European Feminist Forum. The book is a compilation of articles on the most important issues facing feminists in the new Europe, including: migration, employment, new organizing and fundraising strategies, the dialogue between different generations of women, and the politics surrounding sexuality and women’s bodily integrity.
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