The Real Number Set - Part 1
This Language of Mathematics video the instructor goes 'back to basics' using the 'real number set'. He uses a chalkboard to model what real numbers are and how they are organized. Straightforward and easy-to-understand.
Buying Gold Coins
An owner of an antique store talks about buying gold coins. In the clip he explains how to determine which style and country of origin
is preferred. He talks about how to make sure to purchase the coins from a reputable dealer. Rare and valuable gold coins can be purchased from France, Belgium, Germany or Italy. (1:20)
How to Grow Morning Glory (Ipomoea)
The morning glory, or ipomoea, is a vine that grows in tropical
climates near the equator. A gardener explains how to start, grow, and care for morning glory plants. She explains how to start them from seeds in the Spring.
Garden Girl-Patti Moreno on How to Plant Strawberries
Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, shows you how to plant delicious strawberries. She uses three different varieties of strawberries and shows where to plant them and basic instructions on how to take care of them (Running Time 2:43).
The Arts in Every Classroom: Introducing Arts Education
This program includes three segments: What Is Arts Education? shows a montage of insights from teachers and administrators, plus examples of successful arts instruction in classrooms across America. What Are the Arts? presents teachers, administrators, students, and parents who offer thoughtful and sometimes humorous comments on what the arts mean to them. In How Do You Know They’re Learning?, educators from several schools tell how they know if their students are "getting it."
In this module, mental health professionals observe a patient named Jerry, a classic schizophrenic. Jerry’s case and medication schedule are described, and his disordered speech and behavior are shown. Prominent psychiatrists describe schizophrenia and the prognosis for those diagnosed with this disease; a locked psychiatric ward provides a graphic illustration.
Approximately three-quarters of Earth’s surface is covered by water. But most fresh water comes from underground. Topics of this program include aquifers, rock porosity and permeability, artesian wells, the water table, cave formation, sinkholes, and how groundwater may become contaminated.
Energy Flow in Communities
In Session 1, we saw that one characteristic of life was the need for a constant supply of matter and energy. Why is this? What’s the difference between the two? The next two sessions explore these questions. Session 7 focuses on energy and life, while Session 8 focuses on matter and life
Workshop 3: Conceptual Thinking
In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in m
How to Grip a Tennis Racket
How to Grip a Tennis Racket. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Gripping a tennis racket is typically done with a continental or semi-Western grip. Grip a tennis racket with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
How To Solve a Sudoku Game
This video explains patterns of Sudoko puzzles and shows logic strategies for solving the puzzles. Large, clear examples of the puzzles are shown. ( 2:56)
Double "o" "oo" Song
The catchy song on this video from the PBSKids series, "Between the Lions" emphasizes the sound the digraph "oo" makes. Three singers (from the group "Fonix"), sing about all of the words that exist because of the sound "oo" makes. Words such as "yahoo", "hoot", "loot", and more are shown on the screen as they are mentioned in the song. (1:14)
Word Parts in Action- Morpheme Mechanics
This is a clip showing words that are divided into prefix, root, and suffix. The word is shown on the slide and underneath the words is how it should be divided. In the background is a roller coaster and music which is distracting to the lesson.
Homeschooling Information : Earning a GED at Home
Earning a GED at home requires using computer programs and textbooks as study materials, and signing up to take the exam. Get a graduate equivalency diploma at home with advice from a homeschool specialist. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
This eight minute video is the second in a series, but stands by itself if needed. The video is about the haunting of northern Hawaii and what they believe. A good video to show for students reading or writing on the subject of the supernatural and setting. Also, a good video to motivate students to debate such experiences.
A moment in time: Louisa May Alcott
This three minute biography of Alcott provides insights into how she became a writer and the incidents and people who influenced her. A good background
This video clips explains how to use long division to divide a polynomial by another polynomial, in this case a binomial of lower degree. When dividing polynomials, we set up the problem the same way as any long division problem, but are careful of terms with zero coefficients. (2:02)
Computer Typing Lessons : Home Row on a Keyboard
Typing lessons for beginners. Learn about the functionality of home row on a keyboard in this free video. Expert: Linda Lewis Contact: www.keytime.com Bio:...
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.