Structures - The Arch

An arch is a structure commonly used in bridges and buildings. This video presents examples of the arch as a structural unit and introduces the concepts of compression and tension. Provides support for the structures and mechanism unit of grade 6 to 8 science programs.

Magic School Bus Sees Stars

Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they travel to several stars in search of the one they purchased for a friend. This Magic School Bus video teaches the following two concepts: (1) The stars in the sky are distant suns like our sun - huge balls of gas that give off heat and light. and (2) The stars are so far away that they seems like tiny points of light. Run time 23 minutes.

Verb Basics in Italian

This video reviews important concepts such as: What is an infinitive?, What is the stem of a verb? and Why is this important to know?

Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #1: Density of liquids

In this first episode of Blinding you with Science, Dr. Loopy and his friends experiement with the density of water and liquids. This series is designed to help elementary students with science concepts using comedy, music and parody. Run time 10:14.

Experiments with Density

Life's a Lab Science Club: An after school program discusses the concepts of sink or float (density) of rice, eggs, etc. Several density experiments are demonstrated and discussed but explanations from the teacher are slightly difficult to hear. Run time 08:36.

Arithmetic of Fractions: Multiplication

Concepts covered: Multiplication of Improper and Proper Fractions and also Mixed Numbers.

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #7 - Arithmetic of Fractions: Multiplication

Concepts covered: Multiplication of Improper and Proper Fractions and also Mixed Numbers.

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Types of Fractions

Concepts covered: Proper Fraction, Improper Fraction, Mixed Number, and Complex Fraction.

Trapezoids

This geometry tutorial discusses the theories of trapezoids. Mansfield ISD teacher Scotty Hale presents.

Addition and Subtraction of Decimal numbers

The concepts of addition and subtraction of decimal numbers are explained using real life examples. Instructor uses a place value chart for demonstration.

Basic Math- Arithmetic of Fractions: Division

Concepts covered: Reciprocal, Inverting a Fraction, Division of Improper, Proper and Complex Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Converting Complex Fractions to Simple Fractions is also done here.

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #8 - Arithmetic of Fractions: Division

Concepts covered: Reciprocal, Inverting a Fraction, Division of Improper, Proper and Complex Fractions and Mixed Numbers. Converting Complex Fractions to Simple Fractions is also done here.

Arithmetic of Fractions: Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

This professionally-made video from the Math Tutor includes the following concepts: subtraction of improper and proper fractions and also mixed numbers. Some examples from the video include 5/12- 1/3, 5 3/7 - 2 2/3, 7/12 - 2/13, and 4 1/12 - 1 5/16. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (10:24)

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #9 - Arithmetic of Fractions: Addition

Suitable for elementary and younger middle school students. Concepts covered: Addition of Improper and Proper Fractions and also Mixed Numbers.

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #9 - Arithmetic of Fractions: Addition

Concepts covered: Addition of Improper and Proper Fractions and also Mixed Numbers.

Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #4 - The LCD & Fraction Comparisons

Concepts covered: Least (or Lowest) Common Denominator and learn how to compare the sizes of different fractions.

Point, Line, Plane

The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to explain and demonstrates the fundamental concepts (undefined terms)of geometry: point, line, plane.

Angles of a transverse line when you intersect parallel lines are discussed in this video. Video discusses parallel lines and what a transverse line is. Video then goes into labeling the angles, such as corresponding angles, opposite angles, alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles, and supplementary angles. The video shows how to find the measurement of each of the angles using what you know about

Algebra Applicatons: Variables and Equations Using TI_Nspire Graphing Calculator

In this episode of two real-world explorations are developed. Simulations of a river are used to bring real-world, relevant applications of algebra to students. The episode also

integrates technology through the use of the Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire graphing calculator. All keystrokes on the calculator are clearly shown. Dynamic river footage and animations bring the variables and equations in algebra math concepts to life.

Immanuel Kant: The Great Synthesizer

This video describes Immanuel Kant's great synthesis of the rationalist and empiricist philosophical traditions. Kant famously stated "Percepts without concepts are empty; concepts without percepts are blind." Kant argues that our experience of reality is not merely passive, but rather that the mind actively structures how we encounter the world. The video also explains the difference bet