Introduction to Exponents
THis video gives a quick review of exponents. It begins with a review from pre-algebra and then proceeds to explain exponents. The video includes some humor as a teacher and student are seen at the bottom of the screen and the math is written on a large white screen above them. Run time 06:41.
Applying the Rules of Exponents
Professor Edward Burger explains applying the rules of exponents in this video from Thinkwell's online Algebra series. The video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 10:11.
Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?
How the Skeletal System Works
Bones come in all shapes in sizes. Learn information about your skeletal systems as well as the location of some of the major bones in your body with this short, animated video by Kids Health.
The skeletal system serves many purposes in an organism's body, including supporting and protecting body movements and producing red blood cells that the circulatory system carries. Jellyfish and worms have skeletons which are hydrostatic and allow the organism to push water in or out of their bodies. Arthropods have exoskeletons. Humans are vertebrates and have an endoskeleton made mainly of collagen. (06:55)
The Metric System
Learn about the relationships between units in the metric system and
how to represent quantities using different units. Estimate and measure
quantities of length, mass, and capacity, and solve measurement
First- and second-graders investigate number relationships and explore the concept of addition in a part-whole model using dominoes. They develop mathematical communication as they represent mathematical ideas with physical materials, words, diagrams, and symbols. NCTM standards: concepts of whole number operations, whole number computation, problem solving, communication.
The Engine That Drives the Earth
What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation.
Perception: Inverted Vision
The peculiar image inversion process that takes place in the normal visual system is examined in this module. The program traces the experiences of an art student who volunteers to wear lenses that invert her visual world, connecting the adaptation process she undergoes with how the visual system functions. Graphic animations reinforce understanding of the mechanism invo
A math teacher gives a lesson on comparing fractions. He explains that the most important thing to do is to find a common denominator. Examples are shown of multiplying denominators to find a common denominator on a whiteboard.
Life Without Memory: The Case of Clive Wearing, Part 1
Raises many questions about the nature of memory and its importance to human existence. Introduces the viewer to Clive Wearing, who is incapable of making new memories due to viral encephalitis.
Clive Wearing, Part 2: Living Without Memory
Presents an extraordinary example of the relationship between brain damage and memory function by reintroducing the viewer to Clive Wearing 13 years after his appearance in part one.
What is Calculus, Anyway?
This brief clip (which is a segment of a larger video), provides an introduction to Calculus. The instructor discusses what Calculus is and compares it to Algebra using side by side slides. Excellent quality.
Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
How to Generate Short Story Ideas
Short story ideas are generated from the idea of a central character trying to solve a problem and encountering change of some sort. A short story also includes a clear beginning, middle and end.
How Do We Use Calculus in the Real World
This is a series of still images, words, and classical music that shows the viewer how calculus is used in the real world. An explanation of what calculus is is given as well as the definition of derivatives.
Math Lessons : How Doctors Use Math
Doctors use math to check ratios in things like cholesterol levels. Discover how doctors use math with tips from a mathematics teacher. Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University, and University of Florida, among others.
Learning Basic Math for Everyday Life
Learning Basic Math. Part of the series: Basic Mathematics: Basic math is learning the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Use basic mathematics concepts for everyday life, like counting money and balancing a check book. Run time 01:44.
The Diary of Anne Frank: Background Information, Part 1 of 3
This is the first of three parts of a teacher-created and narrated biography, illustrated with family photographs of Anne Frank's life and the teacher's typed script. The family of German Jews went into hiding to escape Nazi persecution. (1:38)
Basic Essay Writing
This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Essays that explores how to construct a basic four-paragraph essay, but the viewer will be able to glean ideas from this shortened five-minute clip. The instructor does explain how to write the first paragraph.