Who Invented Calculus?
In this video learn that calculus was invented by either Newton or Leibnitz in the late 17th century. A mathematics instructor uses a white board to aide in his presentation about who invented calculus and discusses their methods.
How the Stock Market Works
This is an older cartoon of the process but it is a good basic idea of the workings of stocks and the market. Good quality video.
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
This short animation describes monochromatics—a one-color painting with tints and shades to make the contrasts. (1:02)
The Product Rule for Derivatives
The Product Rule for Derivatives - A few basic examples. For high school students. Appropriate for a student in Algebra 1 or Algebra 2. From mathtv.com. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
How to Get Baseball Autographs Through the Mail
This is a video clip on autograph collecting. An owner of a card trading store explains one way to get a baseball autographed in the mail is to send the item to the club that the player is playing for, and sometimes they will get this item to a player to be signed. Also learn why it's important to never send expensive items in the mail to be autographed.
How to Grow Basil
A garden expert does a step by step demonstration on how to grow basil in a pot and she explains how to grow it in a garden. Basil is a key ingredient in the cuisines of many Southeast Asian countries and of course Italy. Its popularity is due to the range of flavors, sizes and colors available, and because it is so easy to grow in the ground or in containers.
The Language of Mathematics (35): Why Two Negatives Make a Positive
The quick and simple answer to why a negative and a negative makes a positive in the language of mathematics is along the same lines as to why a double negative is a positive in the English language. Explore this further so that you can fully understand its implications. [NOTE: I will not post session 36 as the music included with the video is too explicit for the WatchKnow community.)
Crohns Disease Module 2: What is Crohns Disease?
Learn how the diagnosis is made. Questions addressed in this module include: Is there a cure? How common is Crohns? What medications or treatments are available? Is it serious? What kind of tests will be involved in the future? What happens now? Find out with this video.
'Visual' French; In the City, #3 (Dans la Ville)
This very brief video features vocabulary words related to the city. The words are spoken in French, once, while the words appear at the bottom of the screen. Each word is accompanied by appropriate images. Suitable for all beginning learners of French.
Possibilities of Real-Life Problems
Students come up with a surprising array of strategies and
representations to build their understanding of a real-life calculus
problem — before they have ever taken calculus.
Close Reading For Understanding Workshop 15
Fifth-grade teacher Dana Robertson models strategic reading, and teaches his students the strategies readers use to comprehend the text. He then continues with small group instruction while other students work independently.
A rather dizzy Professor Bowley sacrifices his well-being in the name of science. Explains and shows momentum. Some of this video is for higher level students, but there are some experiments that are done that could be interesting to younger students. Video is of good quality and would be good for high school students. Run time 07:07.
A fun and descriptive way of describing the different gases in chemistry and how they interact with the environment where they are contained.
Treating Depression: Electroconvulsive Therapy
Provides a clear and dramatic presentation of the process and some of the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
Capabilities of the Newborn
Covers infant development and the capacities of the newborn.
Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?
Most students understand that they have to cite a source when the use a direct quote, but many don't understand that they also have to cite the ideas of other writers. (01:05)
How to Play Chess (1 of 3)
How to play Chess for beginners, learn how the pieces move and the concepts of Chess. Run time 09:24.
Phonics - The Consonant Clusters
The consonant clusters featured in this brief video are: SPL, SCR, SHR, THR, STR. Instructor says each cluster three times as the camera focuses on the letters.
A video about the event that devastated Europe in 1347 the epidemic of Bubonic Plague. Done with illustrations. Moves very rapidly so it needs to be stopped and each comment discussed to be of value.