How to Write College Admissions Essay
This video is about things to use and avoid when writing the essay for your college admissions committee. Lots of good points are mentioned. A must read for all high school and junior college students to watch.
First Apple was designed by Steve Wozniak. Steve Jobs, a friend had the idea of selling the computer. Exhibited at Homebrew Computer Club in April 1976 and went on sale in July 1976 at a price of $666.66. About 200 30-chip units were assambled. However, users had to add case, power supply, keyboard & display. A cassete interface for storage was released later at $75. (9:23)
A Dog without a Home
Bruno is an aging dog that was close to being euthanized, but after being rescued, Bruno has a chance to find a loving home. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 06:06.
After being hit by a car twice and left for dead, Wylle the dog gets his leg amputated by DogTown vet Mike Dix. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 05:04.
(5/6) Tanks - Battle of Kursk
The battle of Kursk was monumental for numerous reasons but will almost always be remembered for being the largest clash of armor. The vast area around the city of Kursk presented itself as a target with a salient being formed in the Russian line of defense. Hitler needed a victory that would regain the initiative in the east and declared that Operation Zitadelle as it was known" would shine like a beacon to the world" and would avenge the crushing defeat at Stalingrad earlier in the year, but e
World War II: Occupation Of Germany - part 5/5
April 1945 The situation in post-war Europe including the allied occupation of Germany, demobilization, the Nuremburg trials and the genesis of the Cold War. The episode concludes with summations about the ultimate costs and consequences of the war. Interviewees include Charles Bohlen, Stephen Ambrose, Lord Avon, Lord Mountbatten and Noble Frankland.
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
This video takes a look at the history of the samurai and a warrior tradition that dates back over 1,300 years called Yabusame, a ceremonial and sacred form of mounted archery. (9:52)
Japan has one of the most successful school systems in the world. It is also one of the most demanding school systems. In this video from Wide Angle, Ken Higashiguchi, a first-grader in a Japanese school, started preschool when he was only one year old. In the video, Ken is experiencing his second day of first grade. He has no problem reading the words of the school song with all of the other children. Ken’s teachers and parents have high expectations for him to be independent and to work
Geography of East Asia
Learn the geography of East Asia in a fun and memorable way! A song that teaches about the geography of Asia .
Review of Slope-Intercept Form
Instructor uses a white board to review the concept of Slope-Intercept Form. Examples include creating an equation given a slope and a point.
Using Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line
Instructor uses a white board to explain how to use point-slope form of a linear equation to write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form and then graph the given line. Examples include being given a point and slope and also being given two points.
Determine the Y-Intercept Given an Equation in Point-Slope Form
The instructor demonstrates how to find the y-intercept of an equation of a line that is given in point slope form. One example is modeled using a step by step approach.
This video explains how to use point-slope form when writing a linear equation. Point-slope form can be written using one point and the slope or when given two points since we can calculate the slope from the two points. Once we have an equation in point-slope form, it can be rewritten in slope-intercept or standard form. (1:12)
Measuring Volume of an Odd Shaped Object
It is more difficult to measure the volume of an odd shaped object. This videos explains how to measure the volume of a marble by using water displacement. Run time 01:44.
A Rare View of Polar Bears
Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close. This 14 minute video was done by a unique hidden camera type of "spy" devise. Students will get to know more about these endangered animals which are still being allowed to be killed by the Canadian government despite their status. Students will learn about how the bears live. Also a good career video.
The Marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare
Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare - Learn about the marriage of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare in this four-minute video clip.
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae. The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.