Solar Wind's Effect on Earth
The Sun produces a solar wind — a continuous flow of charged particles — that can affect us on Earth. It can, for example, disrupt communications, navigation systems, and satellites. Solar activity can also cause power outages, such as the extensive Canadian blackout in 1989. In this video segment adapted from NASA, learn about solar storms and their effects on Earth. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:44.
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Humor in a Speech This video explains to students about using humor in speeches. Humor actually has many great functions in a speech, it relaxes the speaker, relaxes the audience, and it makes a connection with the audience. The narrator uses this for all audiences if you can’t think of a joke, say to the audience; please stand up, then tell them to sit down, then tell them there is no reason to do that, I just love the power of being in front of
This video explains to students about using humor in speeches. Humor actually has many great functions in a speech, it relaxes the speaker, relaxes the audience, and it makes a connection with the audience. The narrator uses this for all audiences if you can’t think of a joke, say to the audience; please stand up, then tell them to sit down, then tell them there is no reason to do that, I just love the power of being in front of
Converting between Fractions, Decimals and Percents
Instructor uses Power Point to explain how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Definitions are given and examples model converting between the FDP as well as finding a fractional part of a whole. A calculator is used for computation.
How to Organize An Essay
This is a short power point presnetation about how to organize a short 3 page essay of the traditional variety. The narrator explains how to organize the essay with examples shown.
Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) Lesson 1
Got challenging students? Over 5,000 teachers have attended Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) conferences. Learn how to start Whole Brain Teaching tomorrow! This is a great video containing in class examples of the process of whole brain teaching.
Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) Lesson 8 - Review of Lessons
A review of Whole Brain Teachng (Power Teaching) basics: the class-yes, and the Five Classroom Rules. Tips on advanced techniques are also presented in this video.
War of The Century - Part 9
This part of the documentary shows how Partisan groups in Ukraine had killed any person that could be against their power even before the war. Sometimes they did it as a way to warn the rest of the population who could be against the communist regime. The Partisans were also a problem for the German who had occupied some territory. The German destroyed the Partisan's homes and they took their food. There is footage of the harsh moments and an explanation of the confrontation of different gro
This is a NASA Sci Files segment explaining how scientists measure the power of earthquakes by using the Richter Scale and the Moment Magnitude Scale. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific met
What Can Scare a Lion?
You may have heard that lions are called the king of the jungle even though they do not live there. They have hardly any predetors but you may be surprised what animal has the power to make a lion run! (the porcupine...) Run time 01:37.
Separation of Power
This video segment explains the separation of power between the
legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government
and describes the ways in which each branch can limit the others. The
Watergate scandal is used to illustrate how the system of checks and
Federalism is a system in which two or more governments share power over the same constituents. Ultimate political authority, or sovereignty, is shared between the governments. The national government is supreme and holds powers on certain issues, and the state governments have the same sovereignty over different issues. The workings of the federal system and how national, state, and local governments relate is described as intergovernmental relations. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches
What's a mole? No, not the animal mole! It's a special number in chemistry and you are about to learn all about it! A mole is a unit of measurement, it represents 6.022 times 10 to the 23rd power things. It is used to measure tiny things like atoms, molecules, electrons, or ions. Video then shows how to figure the mole of an atom or other items.
Power to the Plankton - Music Video
This short music video from Bill Nye, the Science Guy addresses plankton and ocean food chains. The main message is that although plankton is smaller than the eye can see, even large animals like the whale use plankton as a food sorce. Catchy song and lyrics. Not much information beyond "power to the plankton" but a great introductiom to catch students' attention on ocean food chains.
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
The Electoral College
The Framers of the Constitution worked diligently to establish an effective system for electing a president and vice president. The members of the Constitutional Convention were reluctant to allow a popular vote because information dissemination, in their time, was very limited. They rejected direct election of the president by Congress because it would give too much power to the federal government. Likewise, they felt that presidential elections held by the various state assemblies would result
Power, Committees and Debates
Power in the Senate is not as clearly defined as it is in the House, and it is much more widely dispersed. Although the Constitution makes the vice president of the United States the president of the Senate, the real power is held by the majority and minority leaders who dictate legislative agenda. The party whips are the senators who ensure good communication among party members and work with the party leaders to urge members to vote with the party on key issues
This is a video accompanied by text. It is about the social situation and the social causes of the American Revolution. Although the concept of forming an autonomous American nation was not new, Thomas Paine’s call to create a democratic republic resonated with a growing number of colonists. By the late eighteenth century, many towns, particularly in Massachusetts, experienced republicanism firsthand in the form of town meetings and elections. Terminating the British monarch’s arbitrary auth
Student Powerpoint Conjunctions Presentations
Student made slide show power points all about conjunctions.
Students include title with one picture and one sentence including a conjunction. They used correlative and coordinating words in their power points.
English Grammar Conjunctions
This is a short explanation of the use of conjunctions in English grammar. "They're small, but they pack a lot of power!" (01:11)
Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercializat