The Harvest Moon
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
How to Interview for Essays
How to Interview for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to gather interviews for essays in this free educational video on writing essays.
How to Write a Three-Paragraph Essay
This teacher-created video shows students how to write a three - paragraph essay. An outline of a three-paragraph essay appears on a white board. The teacher explains the content of each section and models writing each section. ( 2:45)
How to Setup A 5 Ball Shot Playing Pool
World champion Stefano Pelinga demonstrates how to set up shot so you will be able to pocket 5 balls in one shot. Run time 02:25.
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.
Build-A-Word - Ball
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters B, A, L, and L, to build the word ball. After the word is built, it transforms into a ball made of the letters used. (1:18)
Us Becomes Bus - Sesame Street
Watch one word 'US', become another 'BUS', in this classic Sesame Street video. Muppets blend us with 'b' and create a new word - bus. (:19)
The Excel Basics Series shows a systematic description of what The topics include:
1)Mixed Cell References, Assumption Table Orientation, Range Functions and Inserting columns
2)Mixed Cell References in Formulas and the orientation of the Input Values
3)Formula Input Value setup is critical for efficient formula creation
4)The beauty of Excel is illustrated in this video: Amazing Efficiency example. (10:26)
Open-Ended Research Questions: Success Secret for Research Projects
How to frame an open-ended research question for your research project: who, what, when, where, why, how--and all the variations of them.
English Grammar - Noun
A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. Whatever exists, we assume, can be named, and that name is a noun. In this English grammar lesson, Mrs. Santha A.Kumar explains about the different forms of noun. Includes common, proper, collective, and abstract nouns. Lecture format with teacher at the dry erase board. Instructor somewhat difficult to understand. Run time 05:25.
This computer-animated video defines nouns. Nouns are then identified in a sentence. ( 1:12)
Google Docs 101 - #3 - Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs
Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs - One huge benefit of cloud computing is that it's easier than ever to share documents and other files. No more email attachments required. No more version control troubles. Our video tutorial on using Google Docs demonstrates the sharing and emailing functions in Google Docs . Others can edit the document or just view it. You may invite people to edit and view the document or can add people without sending an invite. (1:44)
Google Docs 101-#7-Free Templates in Google Docs
There are a ton of templates in Google Docsand they're free for the taking. In part seven of our video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at using templates in Google Docs. Templates offer attractive layouts, project-specific functions and just generally save a lot of time. Why reinvent the wheel, after all.
This is an introduction to "cloud computing" through Google Apps. English Captions.
Google Apps Quick Tour
Watch this quick tour of Google Apps Visit http://www.google.com/a to sign up or learn more.
Google is not just a search engine! In this video you will find how to search for the specific time in a city, convert currency, define words and more!
Note: this last clip is quite short. 'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
Chinese Civilization - Bronze Age, Part 1, 3/3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Bronze Age. "The Bronze Age is regarded as the second part of a three-age system for prehistoric societies, though there are some cultures that have extensive written records during their Bronze Age" (Bronze Age, Wikipedia, 2009).
Engineering an Empire - The Maya, Part 3/5
'The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.' (Maya Civilization, Wikipedia, 2009). This History Channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students and is narrated by various scholars.
The Battle Of Rome, Caesar 1
This well-explained documentary is for high school students and is told through narration and re-enactments. The Roman Empire lasted a thousand years but like most ancient civilizations, the great empire fell under the guidance of many emperors.