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.
Climate Change and the Australian Reform Agenda
This lecture is the ninth annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture presented by the Australian National University. The introduction of an emissions trading scheme in Australia constitutes a significant economic reform. Unlike other key reforms with such a broad impact across the economy, there has not been a broad consensus within the economics profession on the merits of this reform or the general approach to how it should be implemented. In part this is due to the complex and multidimensional natur
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
Basic Math: Operations on Numbers
Illustrates Absolute Value and Order of Operations. This video is in lecture format with an instructor using a dry erase board. Run time 30:34.
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).
How to Paint with Watercolors
First of all, we will go through some of the basic skills, the building blocks of watercolors which would be wet on wet, wet on dry, glazing, graded washes and dry brush. Then we will hit some specifics in watercolor painting. We will learn how to paint black, how to preserve your whites, beautiful skies and how to paint flowers as well as green and finally how to bring a round object to life through glazing.
I want to talk about some of the tools that we use in watercolor painting. First
Guide to the Records of the Young Friends of North America, Committee on Conscription, 1968-1969
The Young Friends of North America, whose members were between the ages of 18-30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968. The Committee on Conscription facilitated communication among members who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee also collected information from members who have resisted the draft since the 1940's and from those who were imprisoned for draft resistance. This collection contains photocopies of memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, brochures, bro
Integrating Social and Behavioral Theory into Public Health: Foundations/Macro-Mezzo Levels
This is the first part of a two-course survey that introduces an ecologic perspective that can be used to map factors that shape the health of individuals and populations.
Tea Parties, Occupiers, and Libertarian Class Analysis Video on Subtracting Decimals - Math Help Five Most Common Back to School Fears Math Strategies: Percents and Fractions Sentence Content for Essays Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character Historical skills : using archives Finding the Mean
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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.
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.
A short student produced video tutorial on Finding Percents for Decimals and Fractions.
Sentence Content for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to improve sentence content in this free video on essay writing.
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Start by jotting down ideas. Start with the eyes then finish out the face. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (4:47)
This resource provides a general introduction to what archives are, where they are kept, how to find relevant material, and what to expect on a visit to an archives office. A glossary and bibliography are also provided along with numerous links to relevant external resources. The scope of this unit principally reflects the archival holdings of the University of Nottingham and illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
This PowerPoint video demonstrates how to find the mean for a set of data. One example is modeled with a step-by-step approach. (00:44)
Video on Subtracting Decimals - Math Help
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
Math Strategies: Percents and Fractions
Sentence Content for Essays
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character
Historical skills : using archives
Finding the Mean