Empty Mind Series-Shaolin Temple Warrior Monks
This is a clip of the Shaolin Temple scene from The Empty Mind Documentary. These warrior monks are students of Monk ShiDeYang, one of top Shaolin monks and who we will see in later clips. This scene is not strictly in the Temple, but like most monks they train just outside Shaolin Temple itself (Running Time 3:50).
Halloween and its Celtic Roots
Gathering around a huge bonfire, on Samhain, Celtic villagers would In the 7th century the Celtic holiday of Samhain was merged with a religious holiday known as "All Saint's Day" which was celebrated on November 1st.
Ratification of the Constitution
The Federalist Papers. An excellent video for middle and high school students, this video explains how the Federalist Papers came to be and contains quotes. Students should have a word wall and short biographies so that the students can have help keep the men mentioned in perspective. Ends with the ratification of the Constitution.
Research Paper: Choose a Topic and Filter It
This video (9:34) explores how to choose a research paper topic and filter it for time, place, and slant in order to generate a narrow research question and thesis.
English Composition Thesis
This is a very brief description of the thesis statement and its importance. Video discusses how important it is to put the thesis or position of your paper in the first paragraph. Your thesis statement should say the focus of the paper as succinctly and clearly as possible. It should also tell your reader the main point you are trying to make. The rest of the paper supports the thesis statement.
Organizing Your Research Paper
Learn how to organize your research paper from this video made by the University of South Florida libraries. This video is very easy to follow with explicit directions given for each step of the organization process.
How to Make a Research Paper Outline
Learn how to make a research paper outline. First start with a main idea, list details about the idea underneath, and put supporting details below that. Use standard Roman numerals, letters and numbers to organize aresearch paper outline.
Rules for Writing and Marketing a Children's Book
This video explains tips for writing children's books. A specific audience, length, and marketing are discussed. Geared toward high school age students who are thinking of becoming a writer. (Running Time is 1:48)
Kids giving their ideas on politics
This video shows children giving thier ideas on politics. They talk about the Mccain/Obama election as well as other general topics like: why should kids not get to vote?
The Ancient Civilizations of Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia left a legacy of law, literature, and engineering. This professionally-produced video, with excellent photos and voice over, provides a history of this remarkable civilization. (3:09)
Development of Writing in Mesopotamia
This is a brief video clip about the development of Writing in Mesopotamia. The information is presented efficiently and in a kid-friendly manner. (02:11)
KOLO - Great final of The Balkan Odyssey
KOLO Belgrade in Sidney Opera House. (0:50)
The History of Western Drama
The History of Western Drama(2:18)
Number Line Bars - Virtual Manipulative
This is a versatile tool that can be used to illustrate a variety of number operations. The background of the workspace is marked by light gray grid lines. The default step-size of the grid lines is 1 unit. There are more instructions on the right side of the Java applet.
Aram Khachaturian Biography 3/10
Aram Khachaturian was a Soviet Armenian composer who lived from 1903-1978. His music was influenced by Armenian Folk Music. He composed various piano works, as well as concertos for violin, cello and piano. He is probably best know for the piece Sabre Dance and the film music for Spartacus.
How To Predict The Weather : How To Predict The Rain
Video narrated by Melissa Schenk, a meteorologist. Predicting the rain is an aspect of weather prediction you'll need to become a meteorologist, learn how to predict the weather. In this video she reminds the viewer that precipitation can come in different forms, such as hail or snow. In this video she discusses what to look at to predict the rain. The video includes closed captioning. Run time 01:11.
History Of The Internet (HD)
The "History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet.
The history is told using the PICOL icons. (08:10)
Preferences in Audacity-part 2
In part 2 you learn how to set up a folder with your lamelib as well as other choices on how to save your work.
Computer Basics : How to Change Wallpaper
To create an expanded wallpaper picture for a computer desktop, right click on the desktop, go to "Properties", click on "Desktop" and change the position of the wallpaper to "Stretch". Change computer desktop pictures or photos from the standard centered position with information from a certified computer technician in this video on computer wallpaper.
Gulf Coast and East Coast Flyover: April 12, 1998
A slow pan up the east coast of North America from the Florida Keys to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, based on a true color SeaWiFS image