The Great Depression and the Great Recession
An 11 minute video with a questionable ad at the beginning. Great photos and an excellent lesson that can be used in history, economics, and other social studies assignments. It even explores how to find data to make the case for the reason it was called a Great Depression. A good compare and contrast lesson, too.
1929 Stock Market Crash
In this 2:33 video about what some have called, Black Thursday, the Roaring Twenties ends and a world-wide economic depression starts. After the stock market crashed, people started panicking and eventually President Hoover said things would go back to normal in 60 days, but by 60 days, the depression spread around the world. This is a good video to show the impact of this event and provide the students with insights into its cause.
How to Draw Clothes for Cartoon Animals
Clothes for animals?! Okay..... Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. This elephant will have one piece of clothing-a turtleneck is drawn. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:21)
How to Draw Anthropomorphic Animals
Learn how to draw animals with certain human qualities such as standing upright; this is called anthropomorphism. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:35)
How to Draw a Mammal's Body
Learn how to draw a mammal's body that can turn into several different animals with added details with expert cartoon drawing tips. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English cpations. (1:27)
Drawing Cartoon Insects : Drawing Cartoon Dragonflies
Add character to a cartoon dragonfly with a dragon-like nose. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Page. English captions. (2:25)
How the Body Works : Color Vision
This is brief video that uses a series of still images to tell the story of color as perceived by the human eye. 'Color vision is a synthesis of red, green, and blue light which is brought about by changes in pigments within the cone cells of the retina. The human eye can recognize hundreds of different colors, which are combinations of these three colors.'
Enzymes and Digestion
Short animation shows basic overview of digestive enzymes. Grades 7-12. 41 sec.
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.
How We Digest Food
3-D animation shows how food is broken into smaller molecules and then absorbed into the body. Grades 5-12. 46 sec.
The Digestion Process
This video describes the digestion process. It explains it is the process by which the body breaks down food so it can absorb nutrients. Chewing food is called mechanical digestion; chemical digestion occurs in the stomach and small intestines. There are graphics and images to illustrate the explanation in detail.
The Large Intestine
This short video shows the stage in digestion where the large intestine works. It explains that during digestion water is reabsorbed into the large intestine.
Digestive System Animation
The digestive system provides us with the energy we need, by helping us process the food we intake. This video examines the flow of food through our system.
How the Body Works: Muscles Move Joints: An Illustration-Running Time is 0:28.
A quick 30 second illustration of the way in which arm muscles contract and relax in opposing muscle groups. Narrator talks as visual is displayed. Running Time is 0:28.
How to Write a Haiku Poem
This video explains the structure of a Haiku. Syllables are explained and colorful examples appear on a black computer screen. Essential elements of this type of poetry are indentified. Audio quality is low is some parts of the video. (2:17)
World War II: Operation Barbarossa - part 2/5
June - December 1941 The German invasion of the Soviet Union, up to the failed assault on Moscow in the winter of 1941. Interviewees include General Walter Warlimont, Albert Speer, Paul Schmidt and W. Averell Harriman.
How to Read a Protractor
The instructor uses a protractor, pen, and paper to demonstrate how to use a protractor to measure angles.
Factoring Special Products
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to factor special products. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small.
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate graphing systems of linear equations. Examples include being given two linear equations, finding the slope and y-intercept, and then graphing to determine the point of intersection. (4:49)
Systems Of Equations With Fractions - Using Substitution
In this video lesson, students learn to solve systems of linear equations that involve fractions. Students also learn to solve linear systems of equations by the method of their choice using the following rules: if one of the variables cancels out when the equations are added together, then use addition, and if a variable is already isolated in one of the equations, then use substitution.