Learning As Synaptic Change
This module presents researchers investigating the structural changes involved in learning. Research conducted at the Pasteur Institute in Paris shows that the learning process involves the formation of new brain connections and the elimination of others. Other researchers dispel the myth of brain loss in aging, present evidence of changes at the cellular level, and revi
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Perception: Inverted Vision
The peculiar image inversion process that takes place in the normal visual system is examined in this module. The program traces the experiences of an art student who volunteers to wear lenses that invert her visual world, connecting the adaptation process she undergoes with how the visual system functions. Graphic animations reinforce understanding of the mechanism invo
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Waves, Beaches and Coasts
This program shows the dynamic interaction of two geologic agents: rocky landmasses and the energy of the ocean. Aspects of waves â€” their types, parts, movement, and impact on the shore â€” are illustrated. The program also covers shoreline characteristics, currents, sea barriers, tides, and how the greenhouse effect could impact sea level and coastal lands.
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Learn mental math multiplication tricks  Learn to multiply large numbers in your head.  Uses benchmark numbers. Suggests practicing mental math to get better at it.  Captions appear on the screen. (02:46)

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Multiplication with Base Ten Blocks
This video demonstrates how to visually model multiplication
single digit by single digit and single digit by double digit using
Kidspiration Base Ten Blocks .Download a free trial of Kidspiration 3 at
www.inspiration.com/Freetrial/tt.

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Finger Math and the Pythabacus Multiplication Method
This video shows how to solve for the product of two numbers greater than five and less than ten using finger math.  Examples are shown of the method for multiplying to single digit factors on your hands and using pythabacus.  Students need to know the 2,3,4,and 5 tables by heart to do this.

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Easy Nines Table Multiplication
This brief video clip shows an easy way to learn the nines multiplication table.  The narrator shows how to do it on a piece of paper with a marker.

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How to Regroup Single-Digit Sums Greater Than Ten Using Pythabacus
This video clip starts with a story problem of two farmers who have copper coins. The story problem is solved by regrouping single-digit sums greater than ten using the pythabacus. (01:33)
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Multiplication: Zero Property
In this video learn how to solve multiplication problems using the zero property.  Zero property states that if and when you multiply any number by zero you will always get zero.  Step by step instruction on how to solve zero property problems.

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If you can multiply by 1, 2, 3 and 4, you can also do it by 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 using only your fingers and thumbs. A great trick for students having difficulties memorizing their fact families. (1:47)
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Solving Basic Combination Problems
Lesson on solving basic combination problems: the counting principle.  Larry shows some typical problems involving this topic.  He explains and solves them on lined paper.  (02:56)

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French for Beginners, #3
The narrator states each set of words twice and does a good job of explaining the uses of words. The narrator in this video is telling the viewer how to use the feminine and maculine forms of definite articles; such as la, le, and les. The narrator, however, does not state what many of the words mean, which may leave the viewer a little confused. It can be a great review tool.Â

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Intro to Algebra, Part 5
This video covers simplifying expressions by combining like terms,
multiplying through parentheses (the distributive property), and
adding/subtracting expressions. Includes examples that a instructor solves on a whiteboard.

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The Bilingual Brain
Illustrates the capabilities of the fMRI, one of the latest technologies used by scientists to investigate brain functions.
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Workshop 3: Transfer and Conversion of Energy
Change happens when energy is transferred or converted. In this session, examine conversion between potential and kinetic energy. Through examples, see how events that involve a small amount of energy can trigger much larger events.Â
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Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 â€“ October 18, 1931)  an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
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The Stuff of Genius: Safety Pin
With patents on everything from fountain pens to rifles, Walter Hunt has sometimes been called "America's forgotten inventor." However, his most successful invention was the safety pin.
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How to do the Double Ready Hop
Be aware of violent ad at start of video. This tennis drill is designed to improve speed. The video is quite short, but does a good job of explaining the foot movements.Â Â  run timeÂ  0:49
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Magic Tips & Tricks 3 - How To Shuffle Cards
In this lesson students can learn how to do various shuffles.
The hindu shuffle, an overhand shuffle, and a riffle shuffle are shown. The video moves slowly so it is easy to follow.

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