Ser Vs. Estar (Rap Music Video)
This student made music video raps about the differences between Ser and Estar in Spanish. Run time 02:32.
Study Tips On How to Study Spelling
In order to study spelling for a spelling test or for general
knowledge, it can be helpful to read books about commonly misspelled words. The tutor in this video gives several tip on how to study for a spelling test and he explains how to use reference books when studying spelling.
About Spelling Rules
A teacher shows how to improve spelling skills by learning spelling rules, but remember that many rules have exceptions. Basic spelling rules include putting "I" before "E" except after "C," doubling the final consonant in words where the last syllable is stressed and proceeded by a single vowel, and dropping the final "E" when adding a suffix to a word.
Unknown Scientists 10 (Special Edition)
The founding fathers of modern rocketry and astronautics: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Robert H. Goddard, and Hermann Oberth. Each man has his achievements in text over film of rockets with rock band Queen in the background. (Amateur video with a great deal of information.)
Finding Percentages of a Whole Number
The instructor uses a chalkboard to demonstrate how to figure out a percentage of a whole number. He uses a step by step approach by showing that you multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form.
The Machine is Us/ing Us
Explains Web 2.0 in a cool, easy to understand way, in less than 5 minutes.
TPS Greece Trip 2010 Milsten
Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make. Use Vimeo if you want the best tools and highest quality video in the universe. Run time 05:10.
Subtracting Negatives (sv)
Does the thought of subtracting a negative turn your stomach? Watch this video and learn that it isn't too difficult. This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
Adding and subtracting negative numbers can be confusing. Using a number line and some "real world" examples, a math teacher makes it easier to work with negatives. The instructor uses a white board to model examples. Sound quality needs improvement.
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.
Multiplication Hip Hop to Award Winning Rap Music
Hip hop math for children. This video puts the multiplication table to various rap songs. The phrases are catchy and will remain with children who identify with hip hop.
United States Enters World War One
Using primary film clips, this video stresses the people and events that resulted in the United States entry into World War One. A quick summary of the war is also delivered. A word wall, map, and biographies of important people would help this video make more sense. It also shows how the treaty the Germans signed helps create a situation of unhappiness that results in the end of the Kaiser's reign.
Human Footprint (2 of 10)
Video to help visualize the statistics on the footprint of a human life. The underlining positive message hidden in this video is how important our consumer choices and our positive actions are when we commit our lives to making a positive transformation for ourselves and the world. (10:01)
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin - Dr. Butterwick shares her knowledge and explains how air pollution affects a woman's skin. Video is question/answer format. Run time 01:20.
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 6
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This sixth chapter gives an explanation of the disposal process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
ABC News Report - Earth Day
What is Earth Day and how can you help? Environmental lifestyle expert Danny Seo shares ways to save the planet and how many companies are doing their part. (06:50)
George Washington was the 1st U.S. President (1789-1797). He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1732. During the French and Indian War, George was able to show what a good leader he was. Later, he became commander of the colonial army during the Revolutionary War. He helped make the United States a new country.
This is a video clip. (1:47)
John Adams - A Tribute
This is a tribute to the 2nd President of the United States - John Adams. The Music features the main theme from the 2008 HBO Miniseries - "John Adams".
The "XYZ Affair" that Adams had to Face
This video is accompanied by text. "The signing of Jay’s Treaty, which settled violations of the Treaty of Paris and averted the threat of war with England, induced angry reactions from both American and European politicians. Democratic-Republicans believed the treaty was a humiliating surrender to the British. French leaders, meanwhile, viewed it as a step toward forming a union with their enemy, a flagrant breach of the Franco-American Treaty of 1778. However, an unexpected consequence of th
John Adams and the Boston Massacre
Fame without Honor is the key phrase in this interesting look at John Adams as done by an actor using the president's writings to show how he acted and why. Very good, but this 4:38 video is best used to show the times and the nature of Adams.