Multiplication With Your Fingers
If you can multiply by 1, 2, 3 and 4, you can also do it by 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 using only your fingers and thumbs. A great trick for students having difficulties memorizing their fact families. (1:47)
Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.
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
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).
‘Line Monitor’ Explains How K-Ville Works
Duke University student “line monitors” oversee the tenting process in “Krzyzewskiville." As students camp out to be the first in line for the Duke-UNC basketball game, the line monitors check regularly to ensure each tent has someone on site and work with campus officials to maintain safety. To tour K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/D
GS-02: Understanding frames and keyframes
Learn how to tell the difference between frames, keyframes, and blank keyframes by using visual cues on the Timeline. Learn what each type of frame in the Timeline indicates about the contents of the Stage.
Shear deformation in bubble raft
Bubble raft undergoing shear deformation. The direction along which dislocations generally move is that with the highest resolved shear stress. From TLP: Introduction to dislocations, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/dislocations/dislocation_motion.php
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
The TEAM Approach – Optics and Market Opportunity
Joseph Choi, 2013 graduate of the Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (TEAM) program, talks about how that program has helped him as he continues his education as a PhD student in the Institute of Optics. Choi also talks about the cloaking device that he helped develop, which has received international attention. Working with professor of optics John Howell, Choi helped to develop a simplified version of a cloaking device with four lenses, spaced at precise intervals, designed to bend lig
Come to Michigan: Spanish 60
Bienvenidos a la Universidad de Michigan El universo de la Universidad de Michigan, la magia de la ciencia, humanidades, arte y la cultura que cambian vidas, avanzan descubrimientos y promueven una visión amplia del mundo. Un recorrido visual del campus de Ann Arbor, vida estudiantil, investigación, creatividad que culminan en numerosos instante ¡Eureka! en la ciencias las humanidades y también en el crecimiento personal de los estudiantes.
8.1 Introduction to improving your skills in problem solving This key skill develops your problem-solving skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle this key skill, you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor your progress and evaluate your strategy. Problem solving runs through many other activities and, rather like the key skill ‘Improving own learning and performance’, it can b
This key skill develops your problem-solving skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle this key skill, you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor your progress and evaluate your strategy.
Problem solving runs through many other activities and, rather like the key skill ‘Improving own learning and performance’, it can b
2 Solar thermal energy
Energy from sources other than fossil and nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterize those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy continuall, whether or not we use it, and most have their origins in energy generated outside the Earth, yet the potential of each is limited by its total supply set against its rate of use. The Sun will radiate energy until it ceases thermonuclear fusion, in around 5 billion yea
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
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.
2.1.1 What's ‘Buy It Now’?
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
How to transfer to the University of Memphis.
Some tips on how to transfer to the University of Memphis from another college.
Math Strategies: Percents and Fractions
A short student produced video tutorial on Finding Percents for Decimals and Fractions.
Sentence Content for Essays
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.