Word Parts-Alpha Wheel -Part 1
Introduction to English words, word parts (prefix, root, suffix) and words beginning with UN and ending with ABLE. The alpha wheel is a circle with letters around it that all words in the English language are built on. Words
The Pythagorean Theorem, Part 1 of 3
This is an introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem. Mr. Khan, the insgtructor, uses computer software for his demonstration. Although he uses different colors for emphasis, the screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all the information more clearly. (10:46)
How should business decision-makers prepare for the upturn? Pioneers - Schoolhouse Rock (Elbow Room) California Gold Rush: An Introduction The People's Party - Late 1800s Growing Up in the Great Depression Killer Whales versus Grey Whale Black American History Revolution in China Did you know? Technology Facts that are Amazing Introduction to Colonialism in Africa The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only The Basics-Lighting 101 Base Ten Blocks - Exploring Whole Decimal Numbers - Virtual Manipulative Ancient Theatre Elizabethan Drama and The Globe Renaissance Theatre Goosey Goosey Gander How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn
A fun School House Rock explanation of the pioneers from the first arrivals in the US (immigrants) and their expansion across to the west and the Pacific Ocean. This is a great introduction to the concepts of immigration and the pioneers. (3:01)
A two minute video about the causes and effects of the Gold Rush with insights into the American Dream of striking it rich. A good introduction, but clearly too short for anything else
This video is accompanied by text."The future looked bright for American farmers during the mid-1800s. But increased competition from farmers in other countries, including Canada, Russia, and Australia, sent American crop prices spiraling downward. By the 1890s, wheat sold for 60 cents a bushel, and the price for a pound of cotton fell below 6 cents.
The quickly expanding railroad industry also played a part in breaking the spirit—and bank account—of the American farmer. Fierce
Quick overview of the difficulties people encountered during the Great Depression. A man tells his family's story of survival by stealing and moving from place to place. Would be a good introduction to the topic of the Great Depression and a possible essay prompt for students.
A short video on Killer Whales attacking a female Grey Whale and her calf and how both sides you their intelligence. Very worthwhile and a nice introduction into whether the killing of whales should be allowed by mankind.
This video gives a brief introduction to black history in America. It has still images with narration.
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
This is a video with statistics that are a great way to get students thinking about the changing world. A must view for teachers, too. (4:51)
An introduction to the colonization of Africa by European imperial powers such as France and Great Britain. It talks about how imperialism in Africa started and how it has created a dependence situation and instability.
This brief overview of the age of Dickens provides a good introduction to Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which he attempts to expose the inhumanity and injustices he saw around him. Drawings and paintings with narration, and interspersed reenactment. (1:29 min.)
A very basic introduction to Theater lighting in the simplest terms possible. This video was put together by a high school Drama Class, and gives the viewer the basics. (5:09)
This program is pretty easy and intuitive to use. As you can see from the panel below, the colored blocks on the left are the manipulatives which can be clicked on to magically make new blocks. These blocks can then be dragged into the working area. There is no limit as to how many blocks you can make and move around. The three blocks used by this program are the standard blocks used in the physical version of the base 10 blocks.
(There are more instructions underneath the manipulative.)
An introduction to ancient theatre. Part of an online history of theatre class at Columbia Gorge Community College. (4:40)
A Brief Introduction to Elizabethan Drama and to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to be used in my British Literature classes. (4:23)
An introduction to renaissance theatre. Part of an online history of theatre class at Columbia Gorge Community College. English Captions. (4:06)
A song and colorful cartoon animation of the well known nursery rhyme. Before the song begins there is a brief introduction saying "this is a song about an old man who wouldn't say his prayers." NOTE: The gander throws the old man down the stairs. The lyrics can be read on the slides. (:52)
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this free video on writing essays.
Pioneers - Schoolhouse Rock (Elbow Room)
California Gold Rush: An Introduction
The People's Party - Late 1800s
Growing Up in the Great Depression
Killer Whales versus Grey Whale
Black American History
Revolution in China
Did you know? Technology Facts that are Amazing
Introduction to Colonialism in Africa
The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only
The Basics-Lighting 101
Base Ten Blocks - Exploring Whole Decimal Numbers - Virtual Manipulative
Elizabethan Drama and The Globe
Goosey Goosey Gander
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay