Secret Millionaires Club 8: The Big Trade-Off
The Secret Millionaires Club learns how to take less of one thing in order to get more of something else, also known as a trade-off and investment. This cartoon is informative and creative. The video ends with an inspirational message from Warren Buffett. Run time 03:51.
Organising the Philadelphia Convention
This video is accompanied by text: "By 1786, it was clear that the Articles of Confederation presented an ineffectual government for the union. Under the Articles, the Continental Congress had no courts, no power to levy taxes, no power to regulate commerce, and no power to enforce its resolutions upon individuals or the 13 states. In the areas where Congress did have authority, the members had no way of enforcing their powers. Further complicating matters, the Congress did not have the respect
Renaissance - Birth of a Dynasty, Part 1
Between 1300 and 1600, the Western world changed, dramatically. This time of "rebirth" is known as "The Renaissance."
At the dawn of the 15th century, an illicit trade begins. Men are not looking for jewels or treasures. They are searching for manuscripts - sources of knowledge - hidden in the vaults of churches. Cosimo de Medici (the young boy baptized in 1389) is now grown. He and his friends are seeking to uncover lost secrets from the ancient world
Electric Circuits Design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitors depend not only on the celebrated laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff, but also on the less celebrated work of Charles Wheatstone.
Design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitors depend not only on the celebrated laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff, but also on the less celebrated work of Charles Wheatstone.
SAT Math Lesson 8 - Data Analysis
This lesson covers general problem-solving strategies for Data Analysis Questions on the SAT. This instructor discusses mean. median, and mode. This video is for high school students preparing to take the SAT.
Weather : How Does Latitude Affect Climate?
Latitude can affect climate through circulation, and the wind bands known as trade winds differ depending on latitude. Discover how the movement of weather systems is controlled by large wind belts with help from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this video (1:28) on how latitude affects climate.
Expert: Jack Hall
Bio: Dr. Jack Hall is the department chair in the department of environmental studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? - Part 2
Part 2 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Gang Lu – National Center for Atmosphere Research. Talks about her data analysis of radar and satellite data. Talks about the continuing exploration of all that is to be investigated in exploring the fine particle changes in the aurora. Run time 03:38.
The Growth of Capitalism and the Rise of Nation States
The spread of capitalism and the social and economic chaos that accompanied the decline of feudalism helped transform medieval Europe into unified nation-states, whose people typically shared common histories, cultures, and languages. As the populace became more organized and less dependent upon feudal ties, the growing urban middle class sought civil and financial order and stability.
To assure the safety of their families and livelihoods, citizens paid taxes in exchange for the services
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesn’t and then restructures the environment. The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila
"War of The Century"- Part 1
This first part of the documentary introduces what WWII was and why it was the war of the century. The documentary shows that before invading Poland, Germany signed the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, securing the eastern border of Germany. Trade was limited mostly on the part of the Russians. But everyone involved knew that it was a measure on both sides to buy time. Ideologically, both nations despised the other. Hitler had devoted much of Mein Kampf to his believe in the menace of Communis
Using Graphing Calculator To Create and Interpret Scatter Plots
This video shows how to plot data and use the linear regression
feature in TI83 and TI84 series graphing calculators to create a line
of best fit. Also, analysis using the generated line of best fit is
Cupcake Economics part 3
Part 3 continuing on the cup cake factory analysis using spreadsheet to show why prices decrease when utilization is low and prices increase when utilization is high.
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 3/5
The Pyramids are described and they explain what they were used for: they were open places used like theatres. There are images of sculptures representing Gods. The images of the Gods reflect their way of life. Blood was given to the Gods in rituals. The temple of warriors is described and what analysis of the place has shown. The most common sacrifice and ceremonies are refered to. There is a map showing how big the Empire grew. There is an explanation of how society was organised and of the re
Simple Analysis of Cost Per Job Saved from Stimulus
A simple analysis of cost per job saved from stimulus in this clip. The calculations to determine cost per job saved are shown on the screen as the narrator calculates with a calculator.
The Story of Cap & Trade
The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the "devils in the details" in current cap and trade proposals: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and distraction from what’s really required to tackle the climate crisis. (This is a professional video that is strongly against
BBC Nature: Mega Tsunami - Evidence of Destruction
Scientists uncover evidence of disastrous damage to the coastline at Lituya Bay. Analysis of tree rings from the tree trim line show evidence of an impossibly high wave - a Mega Tsunami.
Cupcake Economics 2
This is Part 2 continuing on the cupcake factory business analysis. This part shows how to fill out the spreadsheet with the investment figures.
Language and Speech: Broca's and Wernicke's Areas
The left hemisphere is dominant in this module on language and the brain. Relationships between specific brain areas and verbal processing are shown through the historic example of Dr. Paul Broca’s brain-injury patient. The patient’s preserved brain is subjected to CAT scan analysis, which shows correspondence between the damaged area and the patient’s documented d
Can We Believe Our Eyes
Why is it that students can graduate from MIT and Harvard, yet not know how to solve a simple third-grade problem in science: lighting a light bulb with a battery and wire? Beginning with this startling fact, this program systematically explores many of the assumptions that we hold about learning to show that education is based on a series of myths. Through the example o