The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
What explanation might account for the differences between the states of matter, as well as explain its different properties? Session 2 introduces the particle model of matter, the principles which underlie a wide range of phenomena. By contrasting this model with what is variously called the continuous, continuum, or plenum model, this session shows how the particle model is
Workshop 1: The Many Faces of Learning
In this introductory workshop, you will meet the guest educators featured in the series and hear why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. You will also have an opportunity to reflect on your own personal beliefs about learning and see clips of classrooms that will be presented in more detail in later workshops.
In this video learn how to subtract positive and negative integers using all the combinations. Different methods are shown and explained on how to subtract integers. Instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to model examples.
Harmony of the Spheres The music of the spheres. Gives a brief historical account of the Kepler problem. Explain why they call mathematics the language of physics.
The music of the spheres. Gives a brief historical account of the Kepler problem. Explain why they call mathematics the language of physics.
Workshop 1: What is Energy?
Interviews about energy with children, scientists, and people on the street reveal the wide range of concepts that teachers encounter. In this session, you will look at the differences between the everyday language of energy and the scientific concept, see highlights of its history, and learn its importance in our understanding of the world.
Workshop 7: Sun and Seasons
The tilt of the Earth's axis causes the cycle of the seasons. In this workshop, we'll discuss how different parts of the Earth receive different amounts of light energy that result in the Earth's seasons. In particular, we will look at the tilt of the Earth's axis and how the hours of daylight change throughout the year.
Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
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.
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)
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!
Video SparkNotes: William Golding's Lord of the Flies summary
This is an excellent ten minute review of this book. It explains the symbols and the human element. There are some words that are used that some students may not understand as well as some of the motives.
The American Revolution
On April 19, 1775, the shot heard round the world was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. In this video you will learn what lead to the war, and the things that happened as a result.