The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
Song: Move Your Body by Hi 5
The live action video shows group Hi 5 singing and dancing. The song names the parts of the body and kids in the studio imitating the movements. (1:59)
Hokey Pokey - Sing It!
A video showing a class singing and dancing the popular song. The lyrics (a variation of the traditional lyrics) of the song are shown in subtitles. (3:06)
A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Tribute to the Native Americans
This is pictoral tribute to the Native American people. It is a series of slides with Native American music as accompaniment.
Michael Palin's hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti - BBC
Palin tries the 'Out of Africa Breakfast' and a spot of Hot Air Ballooning on the border between the Serengeti and the Masai Mara in Kenya.
BBC: Michael Palin visits an English country estate in Zambia
Palin visits an English countryside estate in the middle of Zambia. From the BBC - Michael Palins Pole to Pole adventure.
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem.
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
Basics of Choreographing with Music
In this free video clip, learn how to choreograph hip hop dances. With Bulletyme's advice, you can start dancing to hip hop today! Learn how to pick and understand music. Get tips for finding the beat in hip hop. Bulletyme shows you beginning steps to hip hop. Learn how to move your head, chest, hips, legs, and feet to hip hop beats. Also, learn how to groove to a hip hop beat. Finally, Bulletyme shows you how to put together choreographed beats. So, what you waiting for? Start hip-hop dancing t
The Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions!
Bart King, a longtime middle school teacher, began writing to get reluctant readers hooked on books. The Big Book of Gross Stuff explores the international standards of grossness, while delving into history and science. This trailer introduces the book. Visit http://ultragross.blogspot.com for more gross stuff! (:42)
The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only
This brief overview of the age of Dickens provides a good introduction to Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which he attempts to expose the inhumanity and injustices he saw around him. Drawings and paintings with narration, and interspersed reenactment. (1:29 min.)
mosses and liverworts
Non-vascular plants have no true roots, leaves, stems, or flowers. They also have no internal circulatory system for bringing water to the various parts of their bodies. Therefore, non-vascular plants are typically found in very wet places. This video gives a brief overview of two non-vascular plants, mosses and liverworts. Run time 0:50.
History of music - Part V (W. A. Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), Rondo alla Turca, Don Giovanni, Clarinet concerto, Violin concerto in G, Symphony nr. 39, 40 and 41, Divertimento in D, Sonata facile, Piano concerto in A, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), Quintet for clarinet and strings, Requiem . (10:36)
This seven minute video is about bombs and explosives. It deals with both bombs and how they are dealt with by authorities. Students should be reminded that they should never touch something that has been left and to call the authorities. Good instructions about not touching blasting caps as well. Teachers should always remind students of the dangers involved.
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)