The 15 Amendment
A vague explanation without any history or cause and effect. At best a brief introduction.
Pre-Calculus Functions and Polynomials
This clip (which is part of a larger video segment) provides an introduction to Functions and Ploynomials in Pre-Calculus. Run time 3:22
Introduction to Compound Interest
This is an introduction to compound interest. The instructor uses computer software for instruction. The explanation is clear and understandable. This is a Khan Academy video.
Sid the Science Kid Exercise -
This short animated video is an advertisement for "Sid the Science Kid" on PBS. Sid talks about exercise in this video and talks about how your heart beats faster when you exercise. This would be a great introduction to a study of exercise.
The Civil War: A Explanation by a Historian
A talking head video with some good statistics in the 1:34 video. Good for advanced students. Offers insights into the effects of the war, too, but mainly a weak tool for the study of this war.
The Underground Railroad
This short video gives basic,introductory facts about the Underground Railroad. It briefly mentions Harriet Tubman. This video would be a great introduction lesson for students on slavery. (1:26)
Intro to Humanism: Values and Ideals of Humanism Part 4
Part 4 of the 6 part Introduction to Humanism. This segment focuses on the 4 most important values of Humanism, including the Dignity and Worth of Individual Humans, Compassion, Free Thought, and Personal Responsibility.
Intro to Humanism: Humanism and Religion part 3
Introduction to Humanism Part 3: covering Humanism's conflicts with religion.
5 K's (Sikhism)
Simple and very basic introduction to the 5 k's (Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Katchera, Kirpan) which all baptised Sikhs wear.
The Zen Mind
This video is an introduction to the Zen Mind.
Praefectus Classis (HMS Pinafore, Gilbert && Sullivan)
versabar iuvenis ego procuratoris in domo; verrebam muros et solum, osti poliebam capulum, poliebam plane capulum - et nunc praefectus classis sum.
Important Body Parts
An introduction to important body parts and their function for young school age children. It teaches about the parts that are inside our body, including the brain, heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver. Run time 04:51.
George Washington, “The father of our nation,” is the subject of this sort video that sets the stage for his serving as general of the army in colonial times. Done as an animation. Too short to provide much value except as an introduction to the topic.
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
Watch a twister take shape right before your eyes and learn what it takes to make them form in this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following topics: tornadoes, tornado statistics, tornado colors, how tornadoes form, supercells, mesocyclones, and types of tornadoes. A ten question, fill in the blank quiz is at the conclusion of the video.
Explains the importance of muscles in the body. Also, explains how muscle names are given. Good introduction to the muscular system. Every movement you make depends on the movement of your muscles. And the muscular system works with every other system in your body. Color with narration. 1:35 min.
Have you ever wondered why overheating on a hot day and getting a fever when you're sick feel so different? Both involve an increase in your body's temperature. However, in one case your brain and body do everything they can to cool you off, while in the other they push the temperature inside your body to extreme levels. This video describes these two responses in detail and takes some of the mystery out of fever. The video also gives a simple introduction to homeostatis. Closed captioning inclu
Respiratory System - Phoenix Learning Group
The mechanism of breathing and the anatomy of the organs that carry out this activity are brought to life through animation and x-ray motion pictures. Short clip (1:48) intended to to entice viewer to buy DVD (15:00), but good basic introduction to respiratory system.
Characters in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
A short video that quickly goes over the characters without offering any depth. This would be good for an introduction to the classic story.
Understanding the Brain: Development
A baby's environment plays just as large a role in
its development as its genes. Very short video. Basically, a brief introduction.