United Nations Introduction
A brief introduction to the United Nations System Maori and Indigenous Peoples Human Rights.
Hinduism: Bagavad Gita
In this part of the interview, Monk Yogeshananda talks about what he calls an "academically defined war" to refer to the religious classic . He gives the historical background to the main confrontation in the story and refers to the Caste system.
Endocrine System: How It Works
This video animation gives a basic overview of the endocrine system and the major glands. Explains how hormones target receptors on cells. Grades 7-12. 2:26 min.
Hinduism: 3er and 4th Yoga
This part of the interview to Hindu Monk Yogeshananda refers to the most challenging yogas: Mental
He describes what they mean and how they work. There is reference to the "ego" and "Pride" and to the high spiritual level of Yoga. He also describes the system of meditation.
Circulatory System and the Heart
In this video, the instructor demonstrates and offers an introduction to the circulatory system and the heart. The instructor uses computer software (and different colors for clarification) for demonstration.
Circulatory System Structure
3-D animation shows the basic parts of the systemic circulatory system and how blood cells travel through the system. Grades 4-12. 1:08 min.
Digestion of Types of Food
Animation shows how proteins, fats, and carbohydrates are digested by the digestive system with the use of different enzymes. Grades 7-12. 2:45 min.
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Digestive System - What Happens to the Food We Eat?
This is a brief video in which the narrator gives a clear description of the digestive system. The narration is accompanied by still images.
Finding Points on a Grid Using Ordered Pairs (Coordinates)
In this video, I show you how to plot and locate points on a grid
using an (x,y) coordinate system, also known as ordered pairs. I also
show you how grids are divided into quadrants and how each quadrant has unique characteristics.
In this video the vocabulary,prefixes, of the metric system are discussed. The prefix's meaning is discussed and applied to different numbers. The equivalents are written as fractions, decimals, and scientific notation. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Francis Bacon "Of Studies - Purpose & manner" Recitation animation
Here is a virtual movie of the great Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) philosopher and statesman and a pioneer of modern scientific thought reciting his essay on his thoughts on the true value of reading "Of Studies - Purpose & manner". Bacon was a radical on the subjects of learning and education. Knowledge in his time was considered to be a static, timeless thing worked out in the isolated contemplation of classic texts (especially those of
American History: The Great Compromise
The "Great Compromise" established the two houses of Congress, allowing the Constitution to be signed and this video help explains how this came about. Poor graphics and lacks any indepth insights. Students need to have help understanding the checks and balance system as well.
America Gets a Constitution: Now What?
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. This is an excellent video that goes beyond the textbook and shows the changes needed for the Constitution to exist.
How To Edit the System Registry on a Computer
Video: How To Edit the System Registry on a Computer. Learn how to edit the system registry on your computer with this tutorial.
2 of 5 -- The Universe - Secrets of The Sun
A quote from the movie: "The sun is the superpower of our solar system, a thermonuclear blast furnace, erupting with massive explosions. At 93 million miles away it would seem that we are safe from the sun's wrath. But are we? With some experts predicting the most violent outbreak of solar activity in modern history it has never been more important to understand the secrets of the sun." This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
How is it that cattle, goats, and deer can grow strong and healthy on a diet consisting of little more than grass and leaves? This video segment explores the incredible efficiency of the ruminant digestive system, a set of adaptations that have allowed these animals to become the most dominant plant eaters on earth. Closed captioning. Run time 03:56.
History of Measuring Systems
Live action movies describing the history of measuring systems. The development of measuring systems is a great human accomplishment. The early Egyptians created a unit of length, the cubit, based on the human forearm. The English and others, used the human foot and grains of barleycorn to measure length. The metric system started with an fascinating attempt to define the metre using time. The metre evolved through a number of incarnations many involving distances taken from the planet. Today
U.S. Customary and Metric Units
In this video Sal Khan discusses the standard units of the United States and the metric system used in many other countries. (05:10) The instructor uses computer software for demonstration.
Metric Unit Conversions
Students learn that in the metric system, all measures of length are based on meters. For example, a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter. And all measures of weight are based on grams. For example, a kilogram is 1000 grams. And all measures of volume are based on liters. For example, a milliliter is 1/1000 of a liter. Students are then asked to solve problems using conversion factors, such as 4,500 milligrams = ____ grams.