U.S.-Vietnam begin Agent Orange clean-up
June 17 - A joint project between Vietnam and the United States to clean up defoliant Agent Orange contamination from the Vietnam War has begun, and should help further improve relations between the two countries. Nick Rowlands reports.
Probability associated with inferential statistics
An introduction to probability, and the probability of sample errors affecting research results.
Some great paintings and classical music, together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Painted Lady Butterfly Emerges from Chrysalis
Watch a slow motion video of a painted lady butterfly as she emerges from her chrysalis. There is no narration or music with the video. run time 01:37
Sample the best of Moroccan culture in Djema's al Fna, where fortune tellers, street preachers, and storytellers have shared their talents since the 11th century.
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Fractions in Lowest Terms with Sal Khan
This video clearly explains how to simplify fractions into lowest terms. Many examples are shown on a black screen where the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are used for clarification. (05:42)
Commonly Misused Words: THEY'RE, THERE, THEIR Homonyms are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spelling. In this lecture, the teacher explains how to correctly use the homonyms they’re, their, and there. She then discusses each one in detail, gives a hint on how to remember each one, and gives some examples. Teacher gives viewers some questions about which form would be used in a given sentence.
Homonyms are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spelling. In this lecture, the teacher explains how to correctly use the homonyms they’re, their, and there. She then discusses each one in detail, gives a hint on how to remember each one, and gives some examples. Teacher gives viewers some questions about which form would be used in a given sentence.
French Phrases for Dealing With Money
Learn common French phrases for money. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum?
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum? Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Find an affordable homeschool curriculum by using discarded textbooks from public schools, borrowing books from friends, and by doing research to create an adequate lesson plan. Use workbooks and...
Can You Participate in Sports While Homeschooling
Can You Participate in Sports While Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Homeschool students typically participate in sports by either organizing their own team, joining a high school team or by signing up for community college athletics. Research various athletic...
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Homeschool students are encouraged to join a homeschool support group in order to meet other kids and deal with socialization issues. Find friends and other socializing opportunities with help...
How to Find Support Groups When You Are Homeschooling
How to Find Support Groups When You Are Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Find homeschool support groups by researching organizations online and by passing out contact information to other homeschoolers. Create or join an existing homeschool support group with tips from...
How To Draw a Realistic Manga Face: Female
This video shows the steps on how to draw a realistic female manga face. The video moves slowly and has good tips. (9:36)
Snow White, Part 1 of 3
Disney-like animated film, with all the trimmings, of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This is an adaptation from the Grimms' classic fairy tale, part of the series "Simsala Grimm: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm." Enchanting introduction shows the story is there for us in the pages of a handsome old book. Part 1 of 3 (9:50)
The Battle of Gettysburg
In July 1863, Union and Confederates meet at the battle of Gettysburg, one of the most pivotal confrontations of the Civil War. This video explains why it is considered a turning point. The three days of fighting are explained and how General Lee sacrificed thousands of Confederate soldiers and results in defeat and retreat. Good overview with Lincoln's address also mentioned.
J.D Salinger - The Catcher In the Rye Part 2 of 3
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is the short narrative of a 16 year old boy who failed out of prep school. This video reads excerpts from the novel to summarize the plot. A few photos are shown of Salinger and the book cover.
Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
This video is accompanied by text. "As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs.
To make the workplace more equitable, President Lyndon Baines Johnson issued an executive order in 1965 requiring that all federal contractors implement "affirmative action" hiring practices towards women and minorities. This meant
Judaism in America
This is a video accompanied by a slide presentation. There is an interview with Rabbi Levi who talk about traditions and Judaism in America. There is some historical background and there is reference to Sabbath and other traditions.