How to Estimate the Size of the Sun
This video shows how to estimate the diameter of the sun including step by step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles.
The video also includes a brief introduction to the techniques used by the ancient Greeks to determine the size of the moon, distance to the moon and the distance to the sun. For junior and intermediate schools this video supports the mathematics and astronomy components of the curriculum.

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SAT Introduction to The Writing Section
This is an introduction to the writing section of the SAT.  Learn how to get comfortable with the essay and learn what the graders are expecting.  The host of the clip shows a power point presentation that reviews  the structure of the test and examples of identifying errors.

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Aeneid 1 (1, 1-7)
In this introduction Virgil discusses the work to come, places the
blame for Aeneas' struggle at the feet of the gods and reminds us that
Aeneas is ultimately responsible for the founding of Rome.  Latin text is shown as it is read and translated.

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Teaching One Child at a Time
Educating the poor is more than just a numbers game, says Shukla Bose. She tells the story of her groundbreaking Parikrma Humanity Foundation, which brings hope to India's slums by looking past the daunting statistics and focusing on treating each child as an individual.
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Have You Been Paying Attention?
This motivational slide show, set to music, encourages teachers to keep up with the times (and the students) in this digital world we live in.Â  Statistics, questions, and thoughts run across the screen as the music plays. Run time 07:44.
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Help With Broken Line Graphs
In this introduction, students will learn the characteristics of broken line graphs. Geared for grades 4-6.  This video ends abruptly with a link to tutorgiant.com to continue with the lesson and get workshseets.

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Learn a Trick to Making Box and Whisker Plots in Excel
See how to create a Box Plot or Box & Whisker Statistics chart
using a Stacked Bar Chart and a Open-High-Low-Close Stock Chart. The video show how to use the QUARTILE function and how to link Chart Labels to cells.  The demonstration is done using the software program and the data sometimes is a little difficult on the screen.

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Captain James Cook - Mini Series - Intro
An Australian - German co production based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. This video is the introduction to the mini series. Â It is done like a movie recreation of Cook's voyages.
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Terms for Intro to Judaism class session 3
This is the beginning of a series of videos on defining terms for introduction to Judaism. Models of Judaism, denominations, and spiritual terms are discussed. Terms can be interesting to help understand Judaism.
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Intro to Judaism #4 Terms Jewish life/synagoue
This is the beginning of a series of videos on defining terms for introduction to Judaism. Terms for the Jewish life and ritual objects. Terms can be interesting to help understand Judaism.
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Introduction to Judaism
This video shows an introduction to what Judaism is by Dr Catanzaro. There is some historical background and a definition of "who are the Jews?" There is reference to modern Judaism, too.
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Probability (Part 8) - Introduction to Bayes' Theorem
This is a Featured Video on You Tube. The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion ofÂ probability and offers an introduction to Bayes' Theorem. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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Introduction: Paper Heart Garland: Supplies
Learn how to make a paper heart garland.  This introduction to the multi-step project explains what the project requires.  It require three colors of craft paper, glue, glitter, safety pins, ribbon and scissors.

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Home School Versus Public School Geography
Learn about home school versus public school geography from an experienced teacher and home school authority.  The narrator discusses U.S.  survey statistics are shown on how kids are performing in geometry and how to make kids more literate in geography.

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America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown
Find out what life was like in the Jamestown settlement. As for allÂ  YouTube videos block the comments before showing. A three minute recreation with insights into why the colony was established. Very good introduction.
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Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)

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Marshmallows
Second-graders create and discuss a bar graph based on the number of marshmallows they estimate each person in their class would eat on a camping trip. After discussing their results, students determine how many bags of marshmallows to take. NCTM standards: concepts of whole number operations, statistics and probability, reasoning, problem solving.

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Against All Odds-What Is Statistics?
What Is Statistics? Â Using historical anecdotes and contemporary applications, this introduction to the series explores the vital links between statistics and our everyday world. The program also covers the evolution of the discipline.'

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Against All Odds - 6. Time Series
'Statistics can reveal patterns over time. Using the concept of seasonal variation, this program shows ways to present smooth data and recognize whether a particular pattern is meaningful. Stock market trends and sleep cycles are used to explore the topics of deriving a time series and using the 68-95-99.7 rule to determine the control limits.'
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Against All Odds - 9. Correlation
'With this program, students will learn to derive and interpret the correlation coefficient using the relationship between a baseball playerâ€™s salary and his home run statistics. Then they will discover how to use the square of the correlation coefficient to measure the strength and direction of a relationship between two variables. A study comparing identical twins raised together and apart illustrates the concept of correlation.'
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