From the Heart
This video segment describes how the chambers of the heart contract and relax in synchrony to push blood through the pulmonary and systemic loops of the circulatory system. You'll see how the heart pumps oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs, where red blood cells acquire oxygen before travelling back to the heart and then on to the rest of the body. The video is nice illustration of how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to carry in oxygen and remove waste.  Closed captioning i
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Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [3/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
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Dear Zoo
A child wants a pet and decides to write to the zoo.  The zoo sends an elephant but he is too big so he is sent back. Next, a giraffe arrives but he is too tall so is sent back.  The story continues in this fashion with a fierce lion, a grumpy camel, a scary snake, a naughty monkey, and a jumpy frog arriving and being returned.  Finally a puppy arrives and is perfect.

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Women's Rights Time Line
Women's rights movements began as far back as 1776 when the
constitution was being written, but suffrage began in the early 1900s.
Analyze the time line of women's rights with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history.


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Rate-Time-Distance, Problem 6
The instructor solves this word problem using uniform motion rt=d formula: A pilot flew from one city to another city averaging 150 mph. Later, it flew back to the first city averaging 100 mph. The total flying time was 5 hours. How far apart are the cities? Answer: 300 miles
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Reinstall and Reformat
The ultimate computer maintence trick to fix issues is to reformat your hard drive.  This takes a few hours to do.  First back up all of your personal files and find the original disks.  This video walks you through the process of wiping and reformatting the hard drive.
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How To Partition a Hard Drive on a Windows PC
Video: How To Partition a Hard Drive on a Windows PC. Back up your computer files with minimal effort by creating a new partition on your hard drive.

Go to Start, Disk Management-right click on Hard drive-enter the size of the new partition and you are on yur way. (1:23)

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The Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle
In this video adapted from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, learn about the conservation efforts that are helping to bring a species of sea turtle back from the brink of extinction. Although human-caused environmental degradation has been rampant in recent centuries, the scientists and volunteers featured in this video show that conservation efforts can and do succeed. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:23.
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All About Computers
It's all about computers! We go way back and look at computer developments over the years, and talk to people about their worst computer experiences.
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Steve Jobs demos Apple Macintosh, 1984
Demo of the first Apple Macintosh by Steve Jobs, January 1984, in front of 3000 people. Andy Hertzfeld captured the moment quite well in his retelling: "Pandemonium reigns as the demo completes. Steve has the biggest smile I've ever seen on his face, obviously holding back tears as he is overwhelmed by the moment. The ovation continues for at least five minutes before he quiets the crowd down."
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Apple Inc. A Quick History.
It is 2007.  The video starts with showing how Leopard can store a copy of everything in time machine.  If you can't find your files spotlight searches the past to locate files.  Next it pops back to Steve Jobs in 1977 doing a demo of Machintosh. (7:27)
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Apple through Time
A quick history of the Apple Macintosh adventure starting from 2007 and going back in time to 1976.   It begins showing the iMac, the 2006 iPod nano, 2006 Macbook, 2001 iPod, back to 1976.  The video shows some commercial footage. (5:14)
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Apple MacBook Hard Drive Installation
Macbook hard drive Installation - It's not as hard as you think to replace a hard drive in an Apple MacBook.  Start by flipping it over and opening the back with a coin.  Remove the battery-find the screws holding the hard drive in. Step by step directions in written text-no speaking. (3:02)
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Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae.  The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)

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Skype Tutorial
This is the best communication tool you can use.  You can send files back and forth as well as talk.  It shows you how to download the program, to edit your profile, how to put in your contacts, how to contact your contacts-you can chat as you are talking to another person. (7:49)
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Buy Me That: Helping Kids Understand Advertising
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike.  Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
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Food Ad Tricks: What You Don't Know About Food Commercials
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike.  Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
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I Can Write My Numbers Song (0-9)
In this clip there are poems for each of the numbers 0-9 to remember the form and shape of each. While saying the poem the numbers are shown being with paper and pencil.  It may be beneficial to
stop the video at times so that child is actually practicing the writing
of the numbers, or to go back and re-watch parts with tracing of
numbers.

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Microanatomy of the Lungs
Presented here is the microanatomy of the lungs and its components. The video shows an animated lung while a narrator explains the various parts labeled on the screen.  "Alveolar sacs are the terminal portions of the breathing tube system. Composed of up to thirty tiny air pouches, or alveoli, they provide a lung a total surface area of about 850 square feet for the exchange of gases. Terminal bronchioles carry air to and from alveolar sacs. Cells lining bronchiole walls bear cilia---minute ha
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"Sonnet 147 - My love is as a fever.." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
A frightening Halloween poem from Bill the Bard. It calls to mind a situation that is all-too real. It is perhaps the most frightening thing of all - the discovery that you have been deceived, that your beloved never loved you. While you were at work labouring to provide a good life for your loved ones, your wife was amusing herself with her back-door man: the local, handsome ne'e-do-well who never did an honest day's work in his life. Now you must continue to work hard to support them bot
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