The Qing Dynasty, Part 2
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
In the Night Kitchen
Mickey is in bed when he hears noises. He yells for the noises to stop, tumbles out of bed, loses his clothes and falls right into the night kitchen where the three bakers bake cakes for the morning. The bakers mistake Mickey for milk and mix him with the other cake ingredients. He helps them get the milk to bake the cakes and thereafter we all have cakes in the morning.
Orlando youth visit the City of Orlando Families, Parks and Recreation's Pottery Studio. These students talk about making mosaics and why art is important.
Photography: Design Principles
This lesson excerpts covers the principals behind photographic composition. Be directly involved in the design process. After you have the idea for the picture then plan how to photograph the image. Composition of the shot is very important. (4:07)
500 Nations -- Removal of Southeast Native Americans, Part 2
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations. This is an excerpt about the illegal removal of Southeastern Native Americans from their ancestral lands to Oklahoma, also known as The Trail of Tears. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Martians 'Discover' the Number 16
This very brief Sesame Street video has 'Martians to introduce young learners to the number 16.
Video shows how the mind can play tricks on us as we concentrate on one thing, we may miss other thing. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 1:45 min.
Optical Illusions Show How We See
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there. 16:31.
Gallery of Visual Illusions
This collection of visual illusions adapted from the University of Washington's Neuroscience for Kids Web site shows that, although we can trust our senses most of the time, our minds sometimes misinterpret the visual information our eyes receive. Interactive website.
How to Mask When Painting
Masking is tape applied to your canvas. Fill around there with a think layer of paint. Fill in all around the taped area-nothing should be showing. Take the tape off gently. This gives you straight lines. (2:25)
Lake Nyos Gas Density Demonstration
This is a great way to show students that carbon dioxide gas is heavier than air. It also helps them understand the unusual natural disaster at Lake Nyos in Africa. In 1986 a tremendous amount of carbon dioxide gas erupted from the lake, and then flowed down through a village, killing 1,700 people. The video is a narrative, step by step demonstration with explanations. Run time 03:59.
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Solids, Liquids, Gases - by StudyJams
All matter can exist in three forms: solid, liquid, and gas. Matter can change states through heating or cooling, and it is sure to change states when it reaches a boiling point or freezing point. Learn more about the three states of matter with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are included with this link.
Using Apostrophes in Possessive Nouns
This video features a teacher explaining the use of possessive nouns. The teacher distinguishes between singular and plural possessive nouns. Numerous examples are shown on a white board. ( 8:11)
Experimentation is the fourth step of the scientific method. Science experiments are necessary to test hypotheses and to form accurate conclusions based on real world results. All branches of science conduct experiments. The video is in lecture format with an instructor in front of a dry erase board. Run time 05:20.
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
How to Connect a Wireless Router to a DSL Modem
Connecting a wireless router to a DSL modem begins with making sure the modem is up and running, after which an Ethernet cable can be connected to both devices. Set up a wireless router according to an ISP's settings. (1:51)
How to Set Up a Home Server
Setting up a home server computer means creating a network between two or more computers, using one as a primary storage locale for files and data. Turn your home PC into a server with an IT specialist in this free video on computer networking. (2:51)