Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics. This video shows how to clean both types.
Short video clip showing time lapse of one day of bacterial growth. Grades 4-12. 15 sec.
September 11 - Film by Jules and Gedeon Naudet
In 2001, Gedeon and Jules Naudet were filming a documentary about a young New York City firefighter from Engine 7, Ladder 1. While Jules was at the scene of a gas leak, the first attack on the World Trade Center took place. (58:32)
Jules (who was still learning his craft) filmed Flight 11 as it crashed into the North Tower. In this clip, from an interview with Charlie Rose, Jules and his brother relate what happened on the September 11 morning when America was attacked.
Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. Grades 5-12. 1:52 min.
Michael Hamel-Green - New developments in Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones - Nuclear disarmament forum
New developments in Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones Speaker: Michael Hamel-Green Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development, Victoria University. Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. Nuclear weapon free zones are the unsung hero of nuclear disarmament. They are legally binding treaties that have been established by regional groups of countries
US Hispanic Population Soars According to Census
This 2:20 video deals with the many changes that the expansion of the Hispanic population has made in community and in elections. Some negative comments are made by sources, but the video does open the opportunity for students to have a debate on this subject as well as explore how the Electoral College works in presidential elections.
This unit contains tests, quizzes and review materail for the WQM207 course.
The Puritan Religion
As the Puritans migrated from England to the New World, they had a clear vision of what their churches should be like. Membership was restricted to those who could present evidence that they had experienced “saving grace.” This most often included a compelling description of some extraordinary experience that indicated intimate contact with God. Only those who could submit this proof were considered “visible saints” and allowed full membership in the church. In the early seventeenth cent
RAF Thorpe Abbotts - USAAF Station 139
A photographical record of the airfield and surviving buildings incl. the 100th BG Memorial Museum
Learning to Read with Reading Bear - free phonics tutorial
Learn about ReadingBear.org, the free systematic phonics tutorial.
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
The Killing Fields: The Impact of the Global Arms Trade on Africa
Andrew Feinstein gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on the arms trade and its impact on Africa.
Laxton : living in an open field village
This website offers a package of online learning resources based around the unique Laxton open field system. The farmland around the Nottinghamshire village of Laxton contains the sole surviving example of the communally-managed system of strip fields which was widespread in England before the enclosures of the 18th and 19th centuries. This resource, which updates older offline educational materials, is illustrated with reproductions of archive material, including estate maps, the records of ma
Video on Subtracting Decimals - Math Help
Students learn to subtract decimals by first lining up the decimal points, then subtracting the numbers by column. They also learn to add zeros if the numbers don't line up evenly. Instructor uses a white board. Suitable for older elementary students.
Science: The Top 10 Discoveries Bill Nye HD 1080p Full Documentary
From the Science Channel, Bill Nye offers the greatest discoveries in Science. (45:53)
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as a student's fear of getting hungry.
Global Cohort: Aminah Yem
Aminah Yem from Malaysia talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu