How Car Design Works
A two minute video about the problems facing car designers. This is a talking head video that does not show what they do. Most of what is discussed will have limited value to a student as it does not deal with how the problems are solved or what education is needed.
Dan Doofus Learns About Fire Prevention-"The Checklist"
"Fired Up for Fire Safety" was created by NFPA specifically for the Fire Prevention Week campaign. It includes three two-minute animated videos starring cartoon character Dan Doofus. Dan has to learn the hard way how to prevent home fires the correct way. Topics of the videos include home fire safety checklist, home fire escape planning, and proper use of smoke alarms and residential fire sprinklers. (2:10)
Smokey Bear- The Forest Has Many Things-Vintage Commercial
The longest running campaign in Ad Council history, Smokey Bear and his famous warning, "Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires," was introduced to Americans in 1944. The Forest Fire Prevention campaign has reduced the number of acres lost annually from 22 million to 8.4 million (in 2000). Responding to the massive outbreak of wildfires in 2000, the campaign changed its focus to wildfires and Smokey's slogan to "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires." This is a good companion teaching resource for a lesson/
Refraction Experiement with Oil and Water
Refraction is the bending of light that occurs when light changes media. This experiment includes a rod, oil, water, and a glass beaker. No narration but clear, visible demonstration. (02:04)
Chatting with the Kinect Team's Alex Kipman, Kudo Tsunoda, and Darren Bennett I had a chance to spend a few minutes with some of the Kinect team's key members. Most of what they are working on is under lock and key, but it was nice to chat with them for a little bit and get a little insight into the Kinect.
I had a chance to spend a few minutes with some of the Kinect team's key members. Most of what they are working on is under lock and key, but it was nice to chat with them for a little bit and get a little insight into the Kinect.
Calculating Descriptive Statistics
John R. Slate, Ana Rojas-LeBouef
Calculating Descriptive Statistics is Chapter 1 of Calculating Basic Statistical Procedures in SPSS: A Self-Help and Practical Guide to Preparing Theses, Dissertations, and Manuscripts, authored […]
The U.S. Civil War
A five minute cartoon overview of the Civil War. Most students will be able to follow the video easily, but there isn't much depth. Good graphics.
Farming as a Career
A seven minute video on farmers and what they do. Video shows some of the jobs they perform in the course of the day and gives insights to students on what is required. A good video that provides students with a more realistic picture of farming than they might have if they don't reside in rural areas.
Suresh Lesson 85 – हिंदी पाठ संख्या ८५ – पच्चासी =
Continue practicing your Hindi through these sentences and phrases. In this lesson Suresh teaches sentences to help us get around and find the location of places. Also, he tells us about his day. Understand how these sentences work, and then try creating some of your own.
26.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.TRIPOLIS: Im Osten Libyens ist die umkämpfte Stadt Adschdabija nach Korrespondentenberichten wieder unter Kontrolle der Rebellen. In den vergangenen Tagen hatten französische und britische Kampfflugzeuge die Truppen des libyschen Machthabers Gaddafi nahe der strategisch wichtigen Öl-Stadt attackiert. Adschdabija l
Advanced Audio Blog (Spain) #15 - Eurovision
Improve your Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Today, we have another Advanced Audio Blog from David. He’s going to tell us all about the Festival of the Eurovisión Song, a rich tradition in popular Spanish culture. Also, in this blog, you’ll be a vocabulary explanation of the key terms that come up today, giving you the opportunity [...]
Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #12 - Powerful Spanish Learning Technique - Learning Through Opposi
Have you ever heard the Spanish expression, “Give, and you will receive?” It’s a well-known Spanish opposite pair. Learning this opposite pair and several others will help you rapidly improve your Spanish. Use this technique to learn and expand your Spanish vocabulary. Opposite Spanish verbs are particularly effective for memorizing and retaining new Spanish words. This [...]
Some great paintings and classical music, together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
Super Why!-Alpha Pigs Pumpkin Game-Alphabet & Halloween
In this PBS animated video Alpha Pigs The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween book, all of the pumpkins have disappeared! Alpha Pig...to the Rescue! With his amazing alphabet tools, Alpha Pig finds the letters in the word pumpkin to make the pumpkins reappear. This is a good teaching companion resource to review alphabet/sound recognition during Halloween time. Content is appropriate for the early childhood classroom, ELL students, and special education students. (3:01)
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science - Newton's Laws
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science is designed to incorporate classroom activities that focus on concepts in physical science along with action sports, including skateboarding and Bicycle Motocross (BMX). Dr. Robertson acts as both the narrator and a performer in the series, which also includes top extreme athletes in BMX and skateboarding. These athletes perform high flying maneuvers that demonstrate physical science concepts, such as the relationships between velocity and acceleration.
War of 1812 and the Star Spankled Banner
A 4:21 long video about the the Battle of Fort McHenry and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Good quotes. Also deals with the construction of the USS Constitution and other issues that are sometimes overlooked in the study of this war.
Sid the Science Kid-Getting a Shot-Vaccination-You Can Do It!
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to a ask lots of questions. In this episode, Sid's grandma is a nurse and comes to school to give vaccinations. Sid and his friends learn the basic science behind germs, viruses and why their parents chose for them to get vaccinations using age-appropriate vocabulary and scientific concepts. There is also real footage of children getting va
How To Choose The Right Career
A three minute video provides an easy to follow step-by-step guide to helping a students build plans to deciding on a career to follow. A good video as it provides students with ideas to think about and to weigh their decisions with what skills and/or attitude they have. A good video for career days.