Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes? This professional video includes narration. (02:24)
Edgar Allan Poe Biography, Part 1
Part 1 of the life of the literary great, Edgar Allan Poe. Who was Poe, the man both blessed and cursed by genius? Arts and Entertainment television program audio track, without video, played over a still image of Poe. Well documented, well written historical biography includes some parts of primary documents, e.g. letters, read by professional actors. Includes portions of interviews with Poe scholars. (9:19)
Teaching Content Is Teaching Reading
Professor Daniel Willingham describes why content knowledge is essential to reading with comprehension, and why teaching reading strategies alone is not sufficient for students to read with good comprehension. This video is a great explanation of why it takes more than just phonics and reading strategies to become a good reader.
How to Correct Painting Mistakes
How do you make up for the little mistakes in your painting? To fix it use paper towel or a rag if you are working in oils you have a few hours to correct your mistakes. If the paper towel gets saturated grab more. (1:45)
Balancing Chemical Equations
In this lecture we give three general rules to follow when balancing chemical equations or reactions. Three examples of this are provided. (10:32)
Cardio Kickboxing Right Hooks & Uppercut
Start cardio kickboxing right hooks and uppercuts with legs spread apart, then throw punches and run in place. Learn proper form with tips from a kickboxing instructor. Demonstration, not a workout. 1 min.
Elementary Education : How to Teach Spelling to Children With Dyslexia
When teaching a child with dyslexia to spell, it's important to understand that these children view words differently from others. Learn about breaking down words into components to help teach spelling with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching spelling to dyslexic children. (01:32)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Electromagnetic induction makes it easy and natural to generate alternating current. Use of transformers makes it practical to distribute ac over long distances. Although Nikola Tesla understood all this, Thomas Edison chose not to, and thereby hangs a tale. Alternating current circuits obey a differential equation identical to the harmonic oscillator resonance equation
Circuits (Part 1)
Introduction to electricity, circuits, current and resistance. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 11:39.
Nebulae Part 1 of 5 John J. McCarthy Observatory, New Milford, CT. Monthly astronomy lecture done by Bob Lambert. Date of lecture is October 2008. Lecture starts with explanation that we are now living in the Earth’s Secondary Atmosphere. There was a First Atmosphere called the primary atmosphere and it did not resemble today’s atmosphere at all. The evolution of our atmosphere is a continuum of an evolution, the atmosphere continues to chang
John J. McCarthy Observatory, New Milford, CT. Monthly astronomy lecture done by Bob Lambert. Date of lecture is October 2008. Lecture starts with explanation that we are now living in the Earth’s Secondary Atmosphere. There was a First Atmosphere called the primary atmosphere and it did not resemble today’s atmosphere at all. The evolution of our atmosphere is a continuum of an evolution, the atmosphere continues to chang
: How to Draw Birds & Fish
Learn a quick and easy way to draw fish and birds including a basic bird, duck, dolphin and jellyfish with expert cartoon drawing tips. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:48)
: How to Draw a Cartoon Cat: Part 1
To draw a front view of a cast start with a U, make some Vs for ears and go around. Step-by-step narration by artist Paul Louis.
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
This video is a clip of a smaller segment. Students learn to solve quadratic equations by the method of their choice, using the following rules. If possible, use the factoring method. If there is no coefficient on the squared term, and the middle term of the trinomial is even, use completing the square. If there is a coefficient on the squared term, and/or if the middle term is odd, use the quadratic formula. If the variable only appears in the squared term, get the variable by itself on one si
Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph
This video clip explains how to find the slope easily and quickly when given a line and its graph. Finding the slope of a line from a graph is one of the simplest ways to calculate slope. One must remember when finding the slope of a line that a downhill line has a negative slope, and an uphill line has a positive slope. (1:22)
The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 13/18
'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.
When You Hear the Letter /w/ Song - Hooked on Phonics
This short animated cartoon video is a song focusing on the letter "w" and the sound that it makes. It is presented as a puppet show where "w" is one of the puppets. Song add an "uh" sound to the "w" which can be confusing for some learners. (:53)
Learn About Possessive Pronouns
Practice using possessive pronouns to make statements, questions, and answers in this video. This is an important skill in learning English Grammar.
Veggie Tales Part 4/5
In this show, Bob the Tomato interviews Abraham and Sarah about how they waited years and years (you know they loved that) for the child promised to them by God. Junior Asparagus joins in as the film crew records the int
This video can be used to get students to relate a number and the same number of objects. It is also good for beginner problems with greater than and less than. It is a short video.
(6/6) The Empire And The Kingdom
The documentary explores the lives and struggles of Peter and Paul and the Christian revolution. (Video starts approximately in 37 A.D.)