Experimental Probability with Cube
Students learn that probability can be found by conducting an
experiment. For example, given a number cube that has the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 on its faces, students are asked to toss the number cube 6 times and use the results to determine the probability of rolling a given number, such as 4. Note that the theoretical probability of rolling a 4 is 1/6 (1 favorable outcome) / (6 possible outcomes), but the experimental probability may be different from 1/6. For example, if a student
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt brothers explore the Arctic animals-the polar bear and the walrus. Students will learn about hunting rituals of the polar bear and walrus. Polar bears can sit still for hours waiting on prey to surface from icy water. The bear is in control on land but the walrus is in control in the water. The brothers use "creature power" to capture a walrus cub and polar bear cub from an evil guy. The brothers learn the inside scoop on both animals. This is a good teaching r
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers use the "creature power" of the walrus and the polar bear to help the cubs find their mommas and rescue them from the evil Zach. Students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about these two fascinating creatures. At the end of the video there is real footage of walruses with an emphasis on the importance of flippers. Legs are for lands and flippers for water-Every creature has special features.This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on t
Grizzly cubs learn by watching their mother. See this mama bear give her cubs a fishing lesson. Professional video and narration. Run time 01:27.
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
Colts Neck Community Band - Pirates of the Caribbean
In this amateur video, the Colts Neck Community Band plays with NJ Youth Symphony Orchestra, theme from Pirates of the Caribbean. April 2, 2009. Colts Neck, NJ. (05:37)
JS Bach pt.5
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
Web Design Tips
Christopher Merrill discussed basic web design tips for new web designers. Less is always more. It is better to have one large quality image than a mess of images. Keep it simple. (2:05)
HTML Basics (#9)
Most websites are written in HTML-hypertext markup Language. Web browsers understand this markup language of the web and allow the page to be shown. By knowing some of this language you can tweek your webpages.
Insect Collecting During the Day
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he demonstrated insect collecting with a net and cyanide jar. He also looks for insects in the tree bark and logs and suggests that bug collecting takes a great deal of patience. Run time 06:41.
Insect Collecting at Night
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he provides tips for collecting insects at night. Gary suggests looking for insects in tree bark, porch lights, commercial lights, and a technique called sugaring. Run time 03:11.
Collecting Insects Using Small Traps
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel demonstrates how to make various small traps out of plastic cups and dishes to help collect insects. Run time 03:08.
General Bug Preparation for an Insect Collection
Entomologist Gary Hevel gives tips on how to prepare a bug for your insect collection. He explains the various ways to mount the insect on a foam board using pins. Run time 04:50.
An Introduction to Insect Collecting
Join entomologist Gary Hevel in this video as he helps you start an insect (bug) collection. Gary will show you the various equipment and supplies needed before starting the collection. Run time 02:40.
Spreading Winds of Butterflies and Moths
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel explains how to spread the wings of butterflies and moths for an insect collection. He demonstrated how to mount them using pins, a spreading board, and tracing paper. Run time 06:09.
Video Production - Lighting (#8)
Painting with light is an important part of your movie. Lighting can effect the mood of your final product. Have a shot list so you know how to set up your lighting. You do not need professional lighting, there are household lamps that will work.