Circles and Pi
Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what
underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures.
Teens Helping Teens
How teen peer trainers help their friends get the advice they need.
Pilot Math : Introduction to Math Transformations
This short animation, from the Pilot Math 7 series, introduces the concept of Transformations when some of the Pilot gang find a thrill with transforming robots and teach their robot Zinc to do some transformation tricks.
Transformations - Translation, Reflection, Dilation, and Rotation
Models of translations, reflections, dilations and rotations. Teacher explains clearly and slowly. Shows alternate methods for performing the operations. Contains 4 different sections, so the video can be stopped after each section for practice. The background is a bit distracting.
Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Students learn how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators, including how to borrow. Problem starts with mixed numbers, conversion of the fraction is done-a common denominator needs to be found, then they borrow from the whole number. Another example is done. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Angle Relationships and Types of Triangles
The instructor uses computer software to discuss vertical angles, exterior angles, alternate interior angles, etc. The sound quality could be a little better.
The Enigma Machine - Encryption
The German Enigma machine was used to encrypt messages to agents. This video shows in detail how the machine worked.
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? In this video, parents talk with teens about developing healthy, respectful relationships before they start dating. Video explains what abuse means and what can be done about it, as well as warning signs for parents. 4:28 min.
Division with decimals is tricky because not only do you have to put the decimal in the right place in your answer, but often you have to move around decimals before you can even solve the division problem.
Charlton Heston speaks about Civil Rights
Newsclip of The Civil Rights Roundtable, from the National Archives,presented specially for The Documentary Channel.
The Civil Rights Era
This unforgettable, even unimaginable footage from both BBC News and CBS News that extensively covered the American Civil Rights movement. It includes a portion of a speech from Martin Luther King
Maccabees, Part 6
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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)
Throwing a Pot on the Wheel
This video demonstrates how to throw a pot on the potters wheel. It begins with a commercial. (2:02)
Korean War ( The war winds down ) 15/15
Korean War - The war winds down Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing.
Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.
Sacrament of Marriage
Father James Longe gives a talk on the Sacrament of Marriage
Coordinate Geometry Proof (Part 1)
The instructor uses a chalkboard to model the Cartesian coordinate system. Discussed is the midpoint of two points and how to find it using the formula for midpoint. This video is part of The Language of Mathematics series - Part 32.
Amphibians on the EDGE
This video is about the world's wierdest Amphibians and our plight to save them. Amphibians included in this video are the Chinese Giant Salamander, and varieties of pygmy amphibians. Along with the importance of saving them, we learn that EDGE amphibians stands for Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered amphibians. This video is well presented with amazing video of these creatures.