Tension (Part 2)
A slightly more difficult tension problem. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Run time 10:19.
Mechanical Advantage and Friction
Professors A and B compare the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane with that of a lever. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 1)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 2)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? Second part of what happens when we pull on a pulley. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Scientology Video: The Components of Understanding
This video describes the Scientology principle of the A-R-C Triangle (Affinity, Reality and Communication), delineating the interrelationship of the components of understanding. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social betterment programs can be
Learn People - People At Home
Video shows a picture and spelling of all the people at home.
Learn People - People Outside
Video shows pictures and spelling of people who are outside.
Learn About People At School
This simple animation (with the help of a talking elephant that drives) introduces young learners to people that work in a school environment. The elephant tells the viewer about each person as the names appears on the screen.
Learn Public Places - Bus Terminal
This short video uses photographs and a talking elephant to introduce young learners to bus terminals.
Learn Public Places - Stadium
This short video uses photographs and a talking elephant to introduce young learners to sports stadiums.
What do Lutherans Believe?
The first video in on-going series of visits to various religious groups found in the borough of Queens, New York City examining what they believe in. The county of Queens is composed on many different ethnic and racial groups who worship in various ways. It's important to respect and tolerate people who worship in their own particular way. We don't have to believe what they believe but we must allow them to practice their faith in peace and undisturbed. Finally, it's good to learn about their s
Do Lutheran's pray to Mary?
Videos from the Adult Information Class on basic christian teachings at Messiah Lutheran Church in Seattle, Washington.
World War II: Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor
A very short video using actual footage of the damage done at Pearl Harbor during and after the attack. Not much value here except to show the students what it was really like without Hollywood's input.
Adding Fractions with Different Denominators (No LCD)
In this video learn how to add two fractions that have different denominators without having to find the least common denominator (LCD) first. Explanations of numerator, denominator, and what to do if the denominators in the problem are different and how to make them the same, simplifying improper fractions
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
This video is from The Math Party National Standards Program and features a rap song to help students remember how to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.
Writing Mixed Numbers as Fractions
When writing a mixed number as a fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator and add the numerator. Make mixed numbers into improper fractions with help from a math author and teacher.
Proper and Improper Fractions with Sal Khan
This video helps explain the difference between proper and improper fractions. Story problems and pictures are used to help reinforce the concept. The instructor, in his conversational tone, uses a black screen as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are used for clarification.