Deforestation refers to the clearing or cutting down of trees. This video shows images of The Amazon rainforest and there is background music. It refers to the way the forest is being cut down and why we need to stop it. Run time 01:37.
All about the Mexican Red Kneed Spider
This video focuses on the Mexican Red Kneed Spider. It tells about specific characteristics of the spider such as what it eats and how it finds mates. The video also tells about the spiders natural predators. It is narrated by Mark Tansley, who is a Keeper at the London Zoo. Run time 04:40.
Barney Sings "Apples and Banonos"
This Barney video teaches young learners about the vowels. There is no animation just pictures of apples and bananas. This is a good resource to review vowel sounds in the early childhood classroom. (1:49)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Create a Green Roof, Cool a City
Inspirational video showing the benefits of creating green roofs, gardens on roof tops. In this video we look at two of New York's most impressive green roofs to find out how they can help cities cool off and clean up. At a state of the art research station on the roof of Silvercup Studios in Queens, Riverwired's Pulse talks to green roof specialist Leslie Hoffman about how a few plants can reduce water pollution, cool an "urban heat island" by 100 degrees, and improve air quality.(4:59)
Ulysses S. Grant
Histrical portraits are shown of Ulysses S Grant as "Battle Cry of Freedom" is played in the background.
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Preferences in Audacity-part 2
In part 2 you learn how to set up a folder with your lamelib as well as other choices on how to save your work.
Profile of Geneticist Pardis Sabeti
This video profile adapted from NOVA scienceNOW profiles the life and work of Harvard geneticist and biological anthropologist Pardis Sabeti. Although Sabeti spends many of her evenings on stage, fronting her band Thousand Days, her true passion is unraveling scientific puzzles. In 2006, Sabeti developed a method for analyzing the human genome in search of genes that may have arisen through natural selection. Her method is now widely used among geneticists and evolutionary biologists in an effor
Mia rehabilitates squirrels in this segment from WILD TV. Mia’s mother is a state licensed animal rehabilitator. She rescues and takes care of orphaned or injured wildlife with the goal of returning them back to the wild when they are healthy and old enough to survive on their own. Mia and her mother do not get paid to do this. They do volunteer work because they care for animals. The video shows Mia feeding baby squirrels. However, to survive in the wild, the animals learn to b
How Guide Dogs Help the Disabled
Founded in 1981, MIRA provides service dogs to the visually impaired or otherwise disabled to help them live their lives independently. (02:45)
Meg's Pink Pig - Beginning Reader
This animated story book is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-7 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short vowel words. (1:45)
How To Write in Cursive
This video goes through the basics of writing from holding the pencil to its angle and paper position. "Typically taught during the elementary school years, cursive writing builds on the letter formation of block letters or printing." (The video may start with an ad.) (01:51)
An optimization method of the facility location by genetic algorithm
In planning of community-facilities, it is important to decide the facility location to provide the effective service for residents. The behavior of residents using the facility and the evaluation methods of the location have been studied. But, finding the optimum location is very hard in actual planning because the volume of calculation depends on the number of feasible locating points of facilities. To conquer the difficulty of searching the optimum location, we propose an optimization method
Learn French - L'heure (The One O'Clock Hour)
This video is good practice for learning the French words that relate to time on a clock. The times are shown on the clock in five minute increments, written out in French, and pronounced in French. (01:02)
Jimmy Carter's Biography
Jimmy Carter's Biography - In this video, learn about the life of the former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter. (04:12)
Using the Recompose tool
Learn how to use the Recompose tool to adjust the composition of a scene that needs tweaking. Keep important elements and eliminate or minimize unwanted elements.
Pop, Pop, Pop - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short o words. (1:59)
The Rescue Foundation
In Mumbai, thousands of young girls are kidnapped or sold against their will into the sex trade. This film documents human sex trafficking in India and the efforts of the Rescue Foundation, a refuge for girls who were once imprisoned. (11:25)
How To Make a New Yahoo Email Address
Teach new internet users how to setup a Yahoo email account. This video gives great step by step directions. Brought to you by www.tripsavvytravel.com (Running Time 3:46).