University of Memphis students say Thank U to the donors who have helped them.
Scholarship recipients at the U of M share their gratitude to the generous donors that enable their dreams of a college degree a reality. http://www.memphis.edu/give
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Sight words 1-25
1st grade sight words 1-25.... read the word before the teacher! Individual words are printed in large, simple, black letters on a colored screen.  A few seconds are given before the teacher reads the word on the video.  Soft music is playing in the background.  The sight words include: for, the, on, and, are, as, that, with, his, in, they, I, is, at, and be.  These words are repeated several times within the video. Run time 10:38.
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Subtract Two-Digit Numbers
Using tens and ones blocks to model numbers, students will subtract two 2-digit numbers.  Begin by subtracting the ones place then the tens place.  User clicks through the slides.

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Present Value, Part 3
What happens when we change the discount rate? The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
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Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
This is the impact of the cotton gin on the growing of cotton is the topic of this one minute video. Too brief to do much more than explain why the invention was important to cotton growers.
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The Magic of the Washing Machine
What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. With newly designed graphics from Gapminder, Rosling shows us the magic that pops up when economic growth and electricity turn a boring wash day into an intellectual day of reading.  (09:15)
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This video shows how to use 15 of the features of Google Wave. There are screen casts showing how to operate them and they are easily explained
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C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration.  To begin this tutorial you need to create  a new console project.  It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant.  You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
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Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.

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The Next Evolution of Man
This amateur video is about evolution as a gradual change to a more complex and better society. The narrator talks about "mind awareness" and "foster presence and stillness in life." This is a scholarly philosophical narration. Mr. Scott discusses the oneness of the world.

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Beaver Nation: Richard Nafshun
Richard Nafshun’s chemistry students range from freshman in a large lecture hall to Ph.D. candidates to online learners watching podcasts of lectures and demonstrations. But wherever he’s teaching, Richard is energized by his students. He shares that energy through demonstrations that prove chemistry concepts — sometimes by blowing things up. Beaver Nation: http://beavernation.is/everywhere The Willamette Valley: http://beavernation.is/valley/
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Galapagos Tortoises
This short video discusses the two main types of these huge tortoises and show how these animals get water from cacti if there is no water available.
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Culture and Climate Change
Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine. Twenty years ago, few people were talking about climate change, now it's one of the most hotly-contested areas in politics. How do artists, writers, musicians and broadcasters respond when a new subject appears that is as large and significant as this? What kind of novels, plays, paintings, sculptures, movies and music begin to emerge?Author(s): The iTunes U team

Easter Week: Holy Saturday
The Saturday of Easter week reminds us how Jesus died on the Cross and was put in a tomb, and is an opportunity to reflect on Jesus’ sacrifice for us. (03:15)

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Greenhouse Gas Lessons
Set of climate change lesson plans for grades 4-6
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Peru Part 10: Cooking in the Peruvian Andes
For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA The majestic Peruvian Andes stretch the length of Peru and have witnessed the rise and fall of many civilizations. By 3000 BC, highlanders were cultivating a wide range of crops in this difficult landscape—hardy, life-sustaining foods such as gourds, corn, potatoes and quinoa. Potatoes provide the foundation of the Andean diet, and varieties number in the thousands. A stroll through the Cusco market provides a glimpse of the tantalizing potato options
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Calendars in the Night Sky
This video explores the use of constellations as a calendar in the night sky. Astronomers have used them in this way for a long time (From "The Universe" series.) (09:48)
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Making the DIY Clinometer