Quick Overview of Derivatives
This clip provides an introduction to derivative formulas in Calculus. Covers the definition of derivatives, the power rule, product rule, quotient rule, e to the x, and derivative of the natural log of x.


The clip would be an excellent preview at the beginning of a Calculus course, or used as a review of the big topics of derivatives.

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Andrew Jackson's First Term
This two minute video is about his President Jackson's first term. It trace the life of Andrew Jackson, from a young boy orphaned at 14, to plantation owner to military hero to president of the United States. You'll discover how Jackson redefined the role of the American president and American politics were redefined through his aggressive use of executive power. Very good introduction.
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The Monroe Doctrine
This video is accompanied by text. "At the great European conference, the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), the monarchs of Europe gathered to return the continent to its status before the French Revolution. The European powers banded together to eradicate democratic movements that threatened their thrones. In 1821, the Holy Alliance—Russia, Austria, Prussia, and France—quashed liberal movements in Italy. Then in 1822, at the Congress of Verona, the alliance decided to put down Spanish rebels,
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War of 1812 History Film w/ USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)
Poor audio quality aside, this film uses various drawings to depict the major battles of the War of 1812. Film depicts the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) defeat of the British frigate HMS Guerriere, the USS Consitution defeat of HMS Java, the surrender of USS Chesapeake, the sailing of USS Essex through Pacific waters, and other battles that took place on the Great Lakes. Also included in the film is information on Francis Scott Key writing “The Star Spangled Banner” while watching the bat
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Introduction to Nanotechnology Solar Photovoltaics
This video gives a short introduction to solar photovoltaic energy generation via the emerging science of nanotechnology. See how the Sun may produce enough useable energy to provide all of mankind's energy needs in the very near future. Run time 02:32.
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Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. Some say that he used the Presidency as a "bully pulpit" from which he preached to the American people, publicized corporate misdeeds, and insisted that the interests of the entire nation be served. He broke up big business monopolies and was a strong advocate for conversation. Upon leaving office in 1909, he had expanded the powers of the Presidency and advanced the prestige of the United States as a world power. (01:59)
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The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future 
 This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future.  Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence.  A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
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Renaissance - Birth of a Dynasty, Part 4
On the 7th of September, 1433, Cosimo de Medici is summoned to the palace of government.  The powerful Albizzi family, the power of Florence, has concocted a plan to take down the upstart de Medici family. 

Imprisoned at the top of a tower, Cosimo thinks he will be flung down to his death.  But Florence is a republic, and the Albizzi family needs a vote to determine Cosimo's fate.  His friends, however, are banned from voting.

Found guilty, Cosimo faces execution.

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What Is a 3-Phase Power Supply?
Understand a three-phase power supply with interesting information from a math and science teacher in this video. A three-phase power supply can be illustrated by three separate generators linked together, each completing one third of a power cycle while pushing and pulling electricity.

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Adjectives

Video describes what adjectives are. Video is in Power Point format.  Video gives good definitions and examples.  Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.  Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students. 


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Glacier Power
The power of glaciers is explored. Go inside a glacier to see its spectacular beauty and raw power.  Video takes place in Norway.  Scientists are starting to understand the power of ice.   Scientist use hot water, spraying for two days, to get inside and see the inside.  They go inside and see the ice, there is about 200 meters of ice around them, and if they would stay there for approximately 48 hours the ice would close in on them.  The glacier is not really a solid mass of ice, it has w
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Berlin Arilift
Twenty years after World War I, Germany was able to rebuild its economic and military might and target its weaker neighbors. Following World War II, America and its Western European allies were determined to prevent Germany from regaining its power. With the blessing of their allies, Britain, France, and America controlled their West German sectors in a way intended to keep Germany impoverished, economically weak, and unable to pose a threat.
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Naming Quadrilaterals
This Power Point presentation demonstrates how to name quadrilaterals and discusses the sides and angles of quadrilateral.  The definition of a quadrilateral is stated as "the only polygon for which the opposite sides and opposite angles are defined".
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Octopus Defense
Professional video shows how the Cyanea Octopus seems to like its solitary life, and will use its unique ink power to keep it that way as it shoots a stream at a stray bird. Grades 5-12. 50 sec.
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China During the Tang Dynasty; Part 1 of 3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. " (Tang Dynasty, Wikipedia, 2009).
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China During the Tang Dynasty, Part 2 of 3
(Video is notated as Part 1, but it is Part 2.) This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. "
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China During the Tang Dynasty, Part 3 of 3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. " (Tang Dynasty, Wikipedia, 2009).
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Welcome to North Korea [pt 2/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
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Welcome to North Korea [pt 3/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
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Welcome to North Korea [pt 4/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
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