How to Price Football Trading Cards
In this clip learn to price football trading cards. A card trading store owner explains that the first place to start is with the Beckett price guide, which is published every other month. Also explained is how the condition of a football card can affect its value.
How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Seeds
This clip gives useful information and tips on growing a lemon tree from a seed.First thing to do is to cut open a lemon and find the seeds. The lemon tree should grow with well-drained soil that is kept moist.
What Items Can I Put in a Compost Pile?
A farmer explains that almost any plant or animal can be put into a compost pile, with some examples including flowers, corn husks and grass. Corn cobs or bones or wood can be used in compost piles but they take a long time to decompose.
Setting up a compost pile-Part 1
This is part 1 of setting up a backyard compost pile. The narrator explains how to use leaves to make compost. Supplies needed are rabbit food, measuring tape, wire snips, gloves, pitch fork, leaves, and wire fencing. The clip shows a step by step demonstration on how to set up the compost pile in a backyard, which is called a form of, "Black Gold," (8:37)
Exponent Property Review
In this video, the instructor reviews 5 different exponent properties: sum/difference, product, quotient, power, and integral/rational. He begins by defining each property and providing simple examples of each. He then goes through different exponent problems that require the use of various properties in order to solve them.
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.
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
How They Train: Luge
TIME's Sean Gregory gets pushed down an ice track as he follows Olympic hopeful Erin Hamlin while she trains for the games in Vancouver.
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?
Pre-Columbian Era History of the Americas
Pictures are used to explain the expansion of humans into the Americas over 30,000 years ago. These first Native Americans were hunters and gatherers who began using agriculture, often in complex systems. Discusses the Pueblo, Iroquois, Aztecs and Incas. (Video is a set of slides with narration.)
How to Introduce Math to a Preschooler
A math instructor explains that math can be introduced to a preschooler by counting objects, creating simple patterns and demonstrating how different objects have different sizes in this video. Another tip is to let a toddler watch educational television to help with math skills and other ideas suggested in this video.
Dealing With Controversial Issues
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of
strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in thei
Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a
mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in
real-life with the creative thinking of students.
First-graders develop an understanding of the numeration system by
relating counting, grouping, and place-value concepts. Activities
include measuring with Unifix cubes and using base-ten blocks. NCTM
standards: number sense and numeration, measurement, connections.
Using Resources Workshop 5
How can students use a variety of resources well? This session focuses on how to make the most of the resources that can be used in teaching social studies, from artifacts and primary sources to children’s literature and the Internet. An adaptable mini-lesson uses children’s literature to examine what constitutes a good citizen, resulting in a lively debate among the onscreen teachers.
Looking At Cause And Effect Workshop 14
Holly Concannon and her fifth-grade class discuss cause and effect in a
passage from Gary Paulsen’s book, Wood Song. The lesson models grouping students for independent reading, as well as guided reading.
Learning As Synaptic Change
This module presents researchers investigating the structural changes involved in learning. Research conducted at the Pasteur Institute in Paris shows that the learning process involves the formation of new brain connections and the elimination of others. Other researchers dispel the myth of brain loss in aging, present evidence of changes at the cellular level, and revi
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
Volcanoes provide clues about what is going on inside Earth. Animations illustrate volcanic processes and how plate boundaries are related to volcanism. The program also surveys the various types of eruptions, craters, cones and vents, lava domes, magma, and volcanic rock. The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens serves as one example.
Waves, Beaches and Coasts
This program shows the dynamic interaction of two geologic agents: rocky landmasses and the energy of the ocean. Aspects of waves — their types, parts, movement, and impact on the shore — are illustrated. The program also covers shoreline characteristics, currents, sea barriers, tides, and how the greenhouse effect could impact sea level and coastal lands.