Georges-Pierre Seurat Slideshow
WARNING: Brief female frontal nudity from 4:00-4:24 [24 seconds]
Features several close-ups of his work. This is suitable for middle school, and high school students. 'His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-1886), his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting' (Georges-Pierre Seurat, Wikipedia, 2009). Accompanied by classical music.
Challenger - The Final Voyage Part 5 of 6
Discovery Channel Video. At takeoff plus one minute the Challenger is four miles high, everything seems normal. Then there is an explosion. NASA analyzes the debris and flight data. In June 1986, a full account of events is published. On ignition the O rings on the booster had disintegrated. At 59 seconds, Challenger
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The Stars - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This is a fascinating short video that instructs the viewer about the stars and how to identify them. There's an amazing range of color in the stars - from subtle to striking. Here's how to best see distant suns. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The Star Party - Fascinating Objects in the Night Sky (Telescopes)
This is a short video enticing you to explore the skies above. There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Basic WiFi Troubleshooting Tips
Basic WiFi Troubleshooting Tips - If you are having problems with your WiFi connection, Molly Wood has a pile of tips to help you out. If your network was working fine and is now giving you issues CNET suggests first unplugging your router for 30 seconds. Next check that the date and time are all the same on all computers. Sometimes you need to update the drivers or the firmware. (2:37)
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Video clip shows a microscopic blood vessel only one cell layer thick, so that individual blood cells must move through single file. Grades 5-12. 13 seconds.
Reducing Fractions To Simplest Form
This video, which even features a disco ball, is from The Math Party National Standards Program and features a catchy tune to help students remember the rules for reducing fractions.
Line, Ray, Line Segment, Plane, Point Song
This video is from The Math Party National Standards Program and features a catchy tune to help students remember lines, rays, line segments, and planes.
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.
What is Communism?
Educational video presented by Herbert A. Philbrick, former undercover agent for the FBI, author of "I Led 3 Lives." Herbert Philbrick, a Boston advertising executive who infiltrated the U.S. Communist Party on behalf of the FBI in the 1940s, wrote a bestselling book on the topic, I Led Three Lives: Citizen, 'Communist', Counterspy (1952). "I Led Three Lives" was an American television show which was syndicated by Ziv Television Programs from 1953 to 1956 and lasted 117 episodes. The part of Phi
The Attempted Assassination of Vladimir Lenin
On August 30, 1918, Fanya Kaplan, a member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, approached Lenin after he had spoken at a meeting and was on the way to his car. He had his foot on the running board. She called out to Lenin, who turned to answer. She immediately fired three shots hitting Lenin twice: one bullet, relatively harmless, lodged in the arm; the second round, more seriously entering at the juncture of Lenins jaw and neck, the third shot striking a woman who was talking with Lenin when
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
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)
This is just an excerpt from the entire video. The entire video can be viewed at mindbites.com/lesson/2851. The setting of the video clip is at a candle-lit dinner party with friends. In the clip she talks about the dinner quests and shows ways to shorten sentences by using one pronoun as the subject.
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.)
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.
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.
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Nonagon and Other Polygons
High energy song that counts the number of sides of different polygons at a party. Song names shape and counts sides. Very simple animations. Highlights the nine-sided nonagon.