Meet the Author: featuring David Adler (Cam Jansen Series)
Prolific writer David Adler, author of the Cam Jansen transitional chapter book series, talks about: his childhood, experiences that led him to writing books incorporating mathematics, teaching mathematics, writing techniques that make children keep reading, writing nonfiction biographies. Talking head with subtitles. (9:05)
Recipes For Chemists
This NASA Connect Segment explores how scientists use recipes in chemistry to formulate new combinations and build new materials. Explains the difference between chemical and physical changes of substances.
How to Use Commas
Perhaps the most common aspect of punctuation within English, VideoJug
shows you how to use commas correctly. Follow our simple guide and
learn all you need to know about commas.
Using Quotation Marks in Titles
This video features an English tutor explaining the use of quotation marks with titles of magazine articles and book chapters. An example is shown on a computer screen. (1:30)
How to Use Quotation Marks
VideoJug present you with a simple guide on how to properly use
quotation marks in your English writing. This great film will show you
everything you need to know about quotation marks including when and where to use them and use of double or single quotation marks.
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The Stars - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This is a fascinating short video that instructs the viewer about the stars and how to identify them. There's an amazing range of color in the stars - from subtle to striking. Here's how to best see distant suns. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The Star Party - Fascinating Objects in the Night Sky (Telescopes)
This is a short video enticing you to explore the skies above. There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Learning How to Draw Animals
When learning to draw animals, compare their bodies and skeletal structures to that of humans to better understand how differently they move and are constructed. Study diagrams of animal anatomy to better render the species . (5:17)
Writing Workshop 1: READ EVERYTHING
Lecture from Claire Cook, bestselling author of Summer Blowout, Life's a Beach and Must Love Dogs. She shares tips with aspiring writers. Cook says that you should read everything!
Writing Projects : Creative Writing Setting Activities
To encourage writing creatively about setting, engage students in a
detailed picture book about a particular setting, which encourages them to pay closer attention to surroundings. Assign a creative setting
assignment with advice from a writing instructor in this video.
Writing like Eric Carle, the "Picture Writer"
Students are introduced to Eric Carle, learn about the process he follows to write a book, and generate ideas for their own story. The internet is a wonderful tool to get to know authors. Although this video uses Eric Carle's website, the concept could be applied other websites. Run time 03:34.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Basic Sign Language for Telephone, Book, Radio
Learn how to sign telephone, book, radio, car, and story with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Oscar Wilde Bio 2
A&E Biography. Video starts in February 1879, Oscar Wilde moves to London, determined to sell himself as a professor of esthetics. He moved in with a friend, Frank Miles, a well known and well connected portrait painter. It was through him that Wilde made contact with the prestigious people. Everyone was talking about him, even the Prince of Wales. In 1880 he produced his first play, Vera; or the Nihi
Scientology Video: The Parts of Man
A video on The Parts of Man, illustrating our beliefs regarding the relationship of the body, mind and spirit. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social betterment programs can be found in the encyclopedic reference book What Is Scientology? Howe
Scientology Video: The Components of Understanding
This video describes the Scientology principle of the A-R-C Triangle (Affinity, Reality and Communication), delineating the interrelationship of the components of understanding. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social betterment programs can be
Healthy Breakfast Food Recipes - Nutrition by Natalie
Breakfast Food Recipes - Nutrition by Natalie. This video talks about the importance of eating breakfast and gives you five different healthy breakfast items.
How to Analyze a Poem
Analyzing a poem requires paying attention to the form, if applicable, the story line and how it changes, the language and the word choices. Dissect a piece of poetry, looking especially for change in the character or tone, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has worked in book and magazine publishing. For midd
How to Write Poetry
This video is a concise, helpful, poetic, rhythmic guide from Rodney B. Scow, Significant Literary Figure. The instruction itself has the rhythm and sound of poetry. Just listening to this rhythm of this video can inspire you to write poetry.