The first Americans came from Asia, beginning as early as thirty thousand years ago, over a land bridge that formed at the Bering Strait during the Ice Age. The new immigrants were hunters and gatherers, and over a period of fifteen thousand years various groups spread over the American continents. By the time of the European “discovery” of the New World, there were perhaps as many as 100 million native Americans, the vast majority living in Central and South America.
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Lesson 3b - Prepositions - English Grammar
This is part 2 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate. Words and sentences are on the screen. (Upper elementary or ESL student)
Lesson 3c - Prepositions - English Grammar
This is part 3 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. For upper elementary and ESL students.
Introduction to Order of Operations
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. In an easy, conversational tone, the instructor offers an introduction to the order of operations.
How To Use a Wiki
A simple explanation of how wikis work, using the example of a camping trip. Would be a good introduction before the class begins using a wiki for the first time. Suitable for all grade levels. 3:51 min.
World War I: Americans Arrive Just in Time
The arrival of American troops helped the Allies to triumph over Germany and the Central Powers as they arrived just before the fall of Paris. Original photos and video make this attractive to students. The cost in manpower is also explained. Also discussed is the changes the war brought about in terms of women and minorities.
DaVinci Remote Controlled Armored Car
Teacher discusses with students the origin of the DaVinci remote control car, the construction, and the programming involved. Would make a good introduction to a project on remote control cars. 5:09 min.
The Dangers of Plastic Bags
Learn about the dangers of plastic bags and what you can do to reduce this danger. This video is set to fast tempo music with many facts, statistics, and pictures. Run time 06:18.
A short video clip of an anatomy model in the proper anatomical position. Starts as a skeletal view and then overlays with muscle. This video could be a nice introduction to a lesson on the skeletal or muscular system and how the two systems work together for movement and support. No sound. Run time 0:59.
Animaniacs Sing About Presidents and Their Accomplishments.T
A fast paced that goes over the names and major accomplishments of the presidents. Moves too rapidly to be of value for most classes, but could be entertaining (3:19).
What is Psychology Part I of 2
An introduction to psychology by a professor. This part of the video talks about the history of the definition of psychology, how psychology overlaps with other social sciences, how it fits with science, and the types of psychology. (Video shows slides with key words and narration.)
Ratification of the Constitution
Video accompanied by text. "Leaders of the Philadelphia Convention had completed the Constitution for the United States of America, but many of the convention members had lingering doubts as to whether the states would approve it. According to the Articles of Confederations, unanimous approval was needed to ratify the Constitution, and convention leaders feared that this was unachievable.
The fears of the Philadelphia Convention’s members were well founded. Rhode Island so staunchly r
How To Read A Guitar Diagram
Bryan Billhimer, guitar player for Blessid Union of Souls, crudely demonstrates live how to read a guitar diagram by using paper and a pen. He shows and explains what each vertical and horizontal line represents. The information is a simple introduction to reading a guitar diagram. It does not explain what the "dots" on a guitar diagram represent but those represent where you place your fingers on the neck of the guitar.
Quick Overview of Derivatives
This clip provides an introduction to derivative formulas in Calculus. Covers the definition of derivatives, the power rule, product rule, quotient rule, e to the x, and derivative of the natural log of x.
Calculus: Newton's Method
This is a clip from a larger one. In the clip, the instructor gives a brief introduction of Newton's method. The instructor uses a paper and marker while his image appears in the right corner.
Andrew Jackson Becomes President
This video is accompanied by text. "As Andrew Jackson’s supporters worked to put him first in line for the 1828 election, the public began to learn more about him. Labeled “Old Hickory” by supporters who drew parallels between the war hero and a sturdy hickory tree, Jackson represented the New West as a land of hardiness and stamina. A plantation and slave owner, Jackson’s political beliefs were not easily labeled as either federalist or antifederalist, although Jackson did support state
Andrew Jackson's First Term
This two minute video is about his President Jackson's first term. It trace the life of Andrew Jackson, from a young boy orphaned at 14, to plantation owner to military hero to president of the United States. You'll discover how Jackson redefined the role of the American president and American politics were redefined through his aggressive use of executive power. Very good introduction.
Bundel rond temperatuur, niveau 2de leerjaar. De les begint met het meten van de lichaamstemperatuur van een leerling, van de binnen- en buitentemperatuur en van de verwarming in de klas. Kookpunt, vriespunt en lichaamstemperatuur komen aan bod. Er …
Creating a Lesson In Moodle - Tutorial
A tutorial for creating a simple Lesson with the free, open source course management system for online called Moodle. There is an introduction to be read and then a video tutorial (3:17)
Introduction To Personal Pronouns
Geared for 8th grade language arts students. This video provides a,n introduction to personal pronouns including subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns. Examples of paragraphs are read with pronouns highlighted in the in the text and nouns are replaced with pronouns to improve the paragraph.