20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
Native American History
An eight minute video that graphically portrays the treatment of the native Americans through time. Includes how they were forced to live and the Trail of Tears. No narration. A good counter point to the brief mention of these people in many textbooks.
The History Of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 4 of 5
Part 4 of 5 People all over the world celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25th. But why is the Nativity marked by gift giving, and was He really born on that day? And just where did the Christmas tree come from?
The History of Santa Claus
This video moves too quickly to read, so hit the pause button until you finish reading. It is a brief history of Santa Claus, his origins and how he got to be what he is today. (Amateur video)
Holiday Traditions Digital Story
This video is a sample digital story created for a second grade class. Examples of family Christmas traditions, such as foods eaten, are given throughout the video.
Learn about Christmas Trees
Christmas trees are a beautiful addition to many of our home this time of year. Did you know that the tree was original decorated with large, red apples as a symbol of Adam and Eve? Learn more about the origins of the Christmas tree with this video. Allen Smith shares more on this symbol of the holiday. Run time 01:39.
History: Christmas Evolves With Time
An explanation of changes in the way Christmas is selected in more recent times. The nature of the holiday in how it was celebrated and how the middle class influenced it. 04:29 run time
Volume of Rectangular Prisms: Length, Width, and Height
This video teaches students how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. Learn how to solve and find the volume of a 3D shape using length times width times height. Includes the volume song.
Angles of Elevation and Depression
In real world situations we often discuss the angles of elevation and depression. The angles of elevation and depression is used often in word problems, especially those involving a persons line of sight as they look up at an object. These angles can be used to solve problems involving trigonometric functions such as sine, cosine, and tangent, and the inverse trigonometric functions. (1:30)
Graph of the Sine Function
Using the unit circle definition of the sine function to make a graph of it. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
Basic Step Touch in Dance Choreography
Basic Step Touch in Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Want easy dance moves? Learn the basic step touch dance step for your choreography routine in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
Manhattan: What Henry Hudson Saw in 1609
This video from National Geographic gives us a peek at what Manhattan would have looked like when Henry Hudson discovered it. (Professional video that shows scenes of NYC without the buildings, bridges, and such)
Cuban Missile Crisis
Using a comic book and narrator, this 2:22 video tells how an agreement was reached between John F. Kennedy and the Russians about the removal of nuclear weapons from Cuba. A good video to show students how diplomacy works and how close the world came to a nuclear war.
Debate Tips: Evaluate Reasoning
Evaluate the other party's reasoning to see if they have a
weak argument. Learn how a soft argument can work to your advantage from a communications and public speaking expert in this
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Frutos
This one-minute animated Spanish video gives information about fruits.
Fibonacci Sequence - A Virtual Manipulative
Fibonacci Sequence – Explore the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio. There are instructions to the right of the manipulative.
When You Subtract With a Pirate -
Kids have been talking about pirates all year so... BOOOOOM- here we go w/ a pirate subtraction song! Lyrics are included on the screen. Several subtraction examples are provided within the video. (04:34)
Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 5)
In this section, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answer the question, "How did you feel when you learned you won the ASPCA® Roger Caras Achievement Award?" She answered that the award is relatively new and she had to look it up to see what it was for. The award is for a person or organization that promotes animal welfare. She says getting the award was a thrill. (0:24)
Blackbeard, Bluebeard and Redbeard - A Pirate Story
This is a an animated story about pirates and sang by pirates. One pirate sings the story of 3 famous pirates who liked different colors and wanted to paint everything with their favorite color. This is a story by Eric Herman.
Cyberbullying: Broken Friendship
A friendship is broken when a teen gives her best friend's password to some other girls at school. By sharing out your password it opens you up to getting bullied.