Against All Odds - 9. Correlation
'With this program, students will learn to derive and interpret the correlation coefficient using the relationship between a baseball player’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.'
Aggression, Violence, and the Brain This module links human aggressive behavior with specific regions of the brain. Scenes from classic experiments show stimulation of a bull’s brain to stop it from charging and excitation of a cat’s hypothalamus to trigger aggression. A striking case of violent human behavior is then linked to a brain lesion — the surgical removal of which restored normal emotion
This module links human aggressive behavior with specific regions of the brain. Scenes from classic experiments show stimulation of a bull’s brain to stop it from charging and excitation of a cat’s hypothalamus to trigger aggression. A striking case of violent human behavior is then linked to a brain lesion — the surgical removal of which restored normal emotion
The Olympic Logo History
The Olympic Games are one of the world’s largest media events. This video shows posters of the Game, where they were held, the year, and how the Olympic Logo has changed over the years. Video has background music.
Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
This module covers our natural rhythms and the stages that occur during sleep. It shows the brain’s electrical activity over the course of a normal night’s sleep, with its REM and non-REM cycles. The remainder of the module is devoted to an experiment conducted by Michel Siffre, a French cave explorer, in which Siffre spends seven months in a Texas cave. Without exte
This is an introduction to probability. Probability is the chance of something happening. An example on probability is shown using the weather forecast for the week. The fraction answer is turned to a percent.
Slide show shows how to use tree diagrams, compute the probability of outcomes when choices are equally likely, se the multiplication counting principle to find the total number of possible outcomes of a sequence of choices, find the greatest common factor and least common multiple of two numbers, solve ratio and rate number stories, and find the factors and prime factorizations of numbers
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Introduction to Journey North
This program introduces the three sets of investigations that are featured in the Journey North program: Seasonal Migrations, Plants and the Seasons and Sunlight and the Seasons.
An Introduction to the Trombone
A brief introduction to the trombone. Starts with a b flat-first position. C is 6th position. D-fourth position (even with the bell). Lesson 2 introduces quarter notes and quarter rests. (4:00)
Workshop 8: Bend and Stretch
We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force consta
Tips On How to Write Introduction Story
Learn tips on how to write the introduction to a story by discussing the story itself or discussing your career and what led to the story being written. Consider why you are writing a story introduction with tips from a writer and playwright.
This video simply addresses the importance of math in everyday life. It asks "Why is math important?" and answers that math is used in finance, investing, construction, music, art, traffic flow, nature and more. The motivational video could be used as an introduction to any math class on the first day of school. Run time 02:16.
The Five-Paragraph Essay Format
This live action video outlines the basic organization of a standard five-paragraph essay. The teacher stands at the white board and lectures. It emphasizes the significance of a including a strong thesis statement in the essay’s introduction. Topics to be addressed are in the body of the essay. Finally, the importance of writing a memorable conclusion is stressed. (3:13)
Complete Four Paragraph Essay Format
In this clip learn sentence by sentence on how to write a well structured four paragraph essay. This is an introduction on how to write a 4 paragraph essay format that can be used to write a well structured and organized essay. The format used in the clip is 4 paragraphs where each paragraph consists of 4 simple sentences.
Courgette Wants To Be Big - A Picture Book Illustrations from the picture book are narrated. Baby Courgette is just lovely as he is, but he doesn't think so. All he wants is to be big like the others. He asks loads of vegetables for advice on how to they grow, and follows all of their tips, but when he hasn't zoomed up, he is disheartened. Then Big Courget
Illustrations from the picture book are narrated. Baby Courgette is just lovely as he is, but he doesn't think so. All he wants is to be big like the others. He asks loads of vegetables for advice on how to they grow, and follows all of their tips, but when he hasn't zoomed up, he is disheartened. Then Big Courget
ow - Phase 3 Digraphs
Introduction to the ow sound. Words are shown that make the ow sound with pictures. Owl, flower, town, clown, crown, and town are some of the words presented in this clip.
Atrial Fibrillation is explained in this video. A short, animated video that shows how the normal heart's electrochemical signal is sent through the heart. The fibrillation shows how erratic electrical impulses effect the proper functioning of the heart. This leads to fainting, weakness, and blood clots. Run time 02:08.
Mitral Valve: Normal and Incompetent
Watch as the mitral valve begins normal and prolapses, allowing regurgitation of blood. Short animation shows the normal blood flow, and the movement of the flaps and chordae tendinae. It then shows what happens when the flaps do not close properly. No narration. Run time 0:33.
Statistics: Standard Deviation
This is a review of the first video in his statistics series: Statistics-What's it All About. Then, Mr. Khan, using computer software, introduces the viewer to standard deviation. The screen gets a little 'busy'-- the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full view'. (13:07)
Engineering an Empire - China, Part 1/5
This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. Introduction by Peter Weller and narrated by various scholars.