Create a Green Roof, Cool a City
Inspirational video showing the benefits of creating green roofs, gardens on roof tops. In this video we look at two of New York's most impressive green roofs to find out how they can help cities cool off and clean up. At a state of the art research station on the roof of Silvercup Studios in Queens, Riverwired's Pulse talks to green roof specialist Leslie Hoffman about how a few plants can reduce water pollution, cool an "urban heat island" by 100 degrees, and improve air quality.(4:59)
Solving Equations with Square Roots
Many of the formulas for calculating volumes (prism volume, volume of cylinders, volume of cones formulas and volume of pyramids) require solving equations with square roots or cube roots. This video demonstrates how to solve these equations by using many of the same principals for solving equations with square roots in Algebra, such as isolating the unknown variable and simplifying. (5:01)
Tie Your Shoes So The Laces Stay Put!
Don't ever double knot a pair of shoelaces again! You won't need to if you watch and learn how to tie your shoes like a pro. You will never have to double knot a shoelace if you learn this easy method. Shoelaces will stay put and it's easy to learn how.
Shakespeare's Rap - Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's tales of tangled love. The plot is complicated--but that was the point.
This rap breaks the story down for you, with Shakespeare as your very own emcee. Lyrics to the song are also located on the Flocabulary website. (04:20)
Biography: Dick Cheney: Quiet Authority
Richard Bruce Cheney was born January 30, 1941, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Richard and Marjorie Cheney and had an idyllic childhood, playing little league baseball and earning money on a paper route.
Artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla often begin a project by asking the question, "What are the meanings connoted by the use of certain materials?" For them, chalk is both an “ideological tool,” as something used in a classroom, and a geological substance found in the earth. Because of the nature of chalk, the artists decided to create a chalk sculpture in a public square. In this video segment from Art in the 21st Century: Paradox, see what happened when people were pro
War of 1812
An eight minute video that provides an overview of the causes of the War and the impact of trade restructions and impressment on the Americans. A good overview of the causes, the battles, and the effects of the war.
War of 1812: Siege at Fort McHenry
This 2:56 minute long video is about the siege at Fort McHenry and why is was an important part of the US overcoming British rule? This video explains what happened at the fort and how the Star Spangled Banner came to be written.
Uncle Sam - Who Was He?
Uncle Sam is a national icon in the United States, but where did he come from? Was he a real person? This video tells the history of this figure and how it spread from Troy, New York. Good video (Running Time 2:00).
Moodle - Create an HTML or Text Page in Moodle
This video shows how to create an HTML or text page directly in Moodle. The presenter shows all the steps to follow and gives some tips on how to work with the tools. (3:19)
Billie Holiday singing "I wished on the moon"
I wished on the Moon --Billie Holiday 1935
20 year old Billie Holiday sings in a first session with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra on July 2 1935 in New York. Next to Teddy on piano the All Star Band consists of Benny Goodman clarinet, Roy Eldridge trumpet, Ben Webster tenor sax, John Truehart guitar, John Kirby bass and Cozy Cole drums. Jazz promotor John Hammond heard Billie for the first time in New York's Monette club in 1933 and wrote in Melody Maker: "Billie although only 18, she weigh
What Is a Balanced Approach to Reading?
A balanced approach to reading should include phonemic awareness
instruction, phonetics instruction, fluency instruction, vocabulary
instruction and comprehension instruction. Learn from an English specialist about having the student and teacher read aloud in this clip.
Best Books for Children Who Are Learning to Read
The best books for children who are learning to read will have
repetitive words, predictable rhyme schemes, highly interesting topics
and engaging illustrations. Learn how to introduce young readers to Dr. Seuss books from an instructor in this video clip.
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From Dragonfly TV. After watching a news report on the destruction caused by a tornado in Siren, Wisconsin, Melissa and Elizabeth were curious about how tornado experts study tornado damage. So they asked permission from Siren city officials to visit the town and examine the evidence. Their question to be investigated: How do you determine the strength of a tornado?
Engineering an Empire - France Part 1-Napoleon
This video is about how France became a great Empire. It talks about the architecture of the Country and the Royalty who had them the buildings built. It also talks about the fact the France pioneered new ways of fighting in war. France's quest for perfection led them to build on an unimaginable scale which led to revolution. Napoleon wanted an empire to rival Rome.(8:31)
Engineering an Empire - France part 4/5
This video is about how France became a great Empire. It talks about the architecture of the country and the Royalty who had them the buildings built. Explosives were used to build the first tunnel It also talks about the fact the France pioneered new ways of fighting in war.(9:11)
How To Quilt – A Beginner’s Guide to Quilting
This 2:43 minute video teach how to quilt. It requires some specific equipment and is not designed for those who just use a need and thread and material. Some good tips are presented. For older students.
Pop Art Compilation
This video is a simple art compilation. It includes artists like Andy Warhol, Karel Appel, Jackson Pollock from the pop art era and many more. There is a famous Andy Warhol quote at the end. No text to identify anything about the pictures. (1:50)
Video clip of basic landform pictures.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.