Open Episcopal Church History - Part 1 - Its Origins
Video discusses the beginning of the Episcopal Church in England.
Open Episcopal Church History Part 4 - FROM 2006 - 2009
Video discusses the more recent history of the church.
This is the first video from a list of 12. You may wish to explore all of them. The Seeing Stars video is 4:25 and shows some stars and what colors mean as well as other facts that should provide students a good introduction into astronomy. Good images.
How to Draw Reptiles
Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:30)
How to Use a Protractor
Learn about what a protactor is, and how to use it to draw angles in this simple instructional video.
Angles: Composition Measuring The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
Measuring Angles With a Protractor
This short video demonstrates how to use a protractor to measure the degree of an angle with step-by-step instructions. (1:40)
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - Yay Math
Solving exponential equations by using a common base. Introduction to logarithmic notation. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7783301627139702841&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
Solving Math Word Problems
In math word problems, it's important to figure out what the facts are and what is being asked for. Solve math word problems with tips from a math teacher in this video on solving math problems.
The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 15/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
The Eensey Weensey Spider (song)
This popular song for toddlers is performed by a young man on camera, while the words to the song are displayed on the screen. The finger movements to accompany the song are also demonstrated by the singer. (2:09)
English Vocabulary-Lesson 4-Idioms About Driving
Vocabulary for the advanced English language learner. Lesson 4 topic: Idioms and sayings about driving-"backseat driver", "road hog", and "running on empty" The narrator demonstrates the idioms, but does not offer much depth. (2:58).
Gradation within Christianity
This video shows the answer to the second question in the interview to George Gallup. "How would you parcel Amercian Religion experience, how would you divide the population?" Gallup explains the gradation of denomiations within Christianity.
The Cult of Hades
This 2:35 video is aobut the followers of Hades, the Greek god of the Underworld, and that followers are believed to have worshipped at a cave site at Eleusis, Greece. Very good video. Excellent use of images.
The Northern Cardinal
This video describes how to identify a Northern Cardinal as well as the characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, and history. Run time 01:18.
Igneous Rock - by Study Jams
Igneous rock forms from melted rock called magma. Magma exists inside the earth's surface, and it becomes lava when it is released through a volcanic eruption. When it cools, it becomes igneous rock. Learn more about igneous rock with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant pictures are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
Minerals in Our Environment - Interactive Site
Minerals are all around us. They're in our kitchens and bathrooms, our classrooms and school buildings, and our cars and bicycles. In this interactive resource adapted from the U.S. Geological Survey, find out which minerals are found in items you probably encounter every day. No audio.
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
the electrons (08:26) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format. There are times when the instructor is in a small window in the corner while he points out specifics.
Molecules in Liquid
As molecules in a solid get hotter, they vibrate faster and faster and eventually slip out of their lattice-work pattern. When this occurs, the substance melts, changing from a solid to a liquid state. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Earthquake Country; Reducing Your Losses
A quote from the movie: "Earthquakes don't kill, buildings do." There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquakes have shaped the scenery and the character of the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Abbott shows how faults capable of large earthquakes lie beneath most of the area, posing great risk to