Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
Teaching Word Choice
This video talks about how to use Kidspiration to help students with word choice. It refers to commonly overused words as "bad words". Kidspiration uses a word guide feature to help students select synonyms for overused words.
Inside Writing Communities Grades 3-5
This video workshop for elementary school teachers uses classroom
footage to demonstrate how a writing workshop approach motivates
intermediate students and helps them become proficient and independent writers. Ten teachers from across the country model teaching strategies and share reflections on their practice. Six nationally known experts in writing instruction comment on teaching and using the writing workshop approach with upper elementary students. The package includes eight
Pasta alla Norma (pasta with eggplant and ricotta salata)
In this video, there is a clear and easy description, in Italian, of how to make Pasta alla Norma. All the ingredients are named and shown and the recipe is demonstrated for this typical Sicilian dish.
Learn about Conjunctions
This is video clip about conjunctions. Conjunctions are an important part of the English language. A conjunction is a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words. Speaker is monotone and there are lots of words on visuals--probably better for older students. Visuals would make a great study guide (Running Time 2:54).
On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (5 of 5)
Armstrong Williams concludes his interview with Dr. Maya Angelou. He asks how she learned so many languages. "I have an eye and a soul for the human being. Languages are just devices human beings use to tell other human beings how they feel." Williams asks her about her initiatives in health issues, and about her cookbook. "I want my ideas in people's hands.... in their conversations.... That's the best thing I can do, as a child of God." "I pray to give my spirit back to God as
Pottery How to Guide (pt 7)
A How to Guide to Pottery. In this video ceramic pottery is shown and different types of pottery are discussed. This piece used mid-fired red clay. Just like there are different types of wood there are different types of clay that can be used.
Ophthalmology Lecture - Eye Anatomy, Part 1
This lecture clip (from a larger segment) covers basic eye anatomy. This is the first 6 minutes of the PowerPoint, which can be viewed in its entirety at Ophthobook.com. In this video eyelid and external eye structures are discussed. (06:44)
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.
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)
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.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts. Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy. He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system. He then continued that our minds are separate from our
Nietzsche on Hardship 1 of 3
Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. We all have dark periods in our lives, we all face difficulties that seem insurmountable, we all encounter setbacks and when we do we are often tempted to through in the towel. Most philosophers have tried to help us to reduce the amount we suffer. There was one philosopher, Nietzsche, believed all varieties of suffering and failure were to be welcomed by anyone seeking happiness. He
Nietzsche on Hardship 2 of 3 Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
How To Use Parentheses And Square Brackets
Here is a detailed guide on how to appropriately use parentheses and
Parentheses are the posh name for what most of us call brackets –
they're also known as round brackets. Improve your punctuation inventory with this helpful guide.