This video discusses the geographic regions of the United States. It describes the different regions, where they are, and what the landscape is like. Video is of good quality and appropriate for students studying the United States Regions.(Amateur video)
A new map of the United States
The electoral college is outdated and it time for a change. This video does an exceptional job of explaining why most states and their voters simply do not impact the election of the president based on the electoral college. Great video for a debate.
Funny Speeches: Eye Contact
This video teaches the importance of keeping your eye on your audience, giving specific tips and advice. Learn how to give a funny speech from professional speaker and communication instructor Tracy Goodwin in this public speaking video.
Learn French - Les Vêtements Pour Homme (Clothes For Men)
Learn French by learning words associated with clothing worn by men. Although many students of French will understand this video this video would be better served if the words and the translation appeared on the screen. A French teacher could stop the video at key points and ask what is being said. For beginning to intermediate learners.
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the essence of this five minute video. It moves to fast to run directly so pause the video after each amendment. It does not offer insights or explanation, just a copy of the amendments.
Corruption in Business and Government
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century, new technologies, cheap immigrant labor, maturing methods of industrialization, and a mechanized, streamlined transportation system of railroads and steam-powered ships proved a formula for astoundingly rapid growth in the business sector. Government, however, could not keep pace with these changes. Governments were naive about business and the ways that individuals and comp
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (5/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Find out about the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, one of the most fascinating periods in the life of Abraham Lincoln in this video. The Lincoln-Douglas debates on slavery are recreated with animation in this video. Each side's arguments are capsulized.
Amateur video with slides and narration. There is a great deal of information and interpretation. Reasons for the feeling of Manifest Destiny as well as some of the results of the feeling are a big part of this video.
The Battle of Gettysburg - Part 7
This Battle of Gettysburg had more casualties than any other Civil War battle. This video is suitable for older middle school and high school students. Scenes of re-enactment with commentary and music.
Bridge Collapse: The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Opens
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge project is one of 10 signature transportation projects named as a finalist for the prestigious "America's Transportation Award."
3-D animation explains the functions of the skin, how skin cancer occurs, and the mechanism of skin cancer. Shows where each of the major types of cancer forms. 1:58 min.
Hare Krishna - Distinctions
This last part of the interview to Mr Dasa refers to the image of God. He explains the importance of the statue images. He also refers to Jesus as an spiritual leader.
Passive Voice With Present Perfect Tense
A teacher explains the how the present perfect tense works in the passive voice: S + has or have + been + past participle. Examples on a whiteboard are given during the lesson.
Passive Voice in Future Tense
This lecture gives examples of how to use the passive voice in future tense. Then the instructor tells how to change the sentences to the negative.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Characters
In this video the characters from, Of Mice and Men, are discussed. Of Mice and Men does not have a large cast of characters; we only
meet ten people throughout the course of the short novel. These
characters, however, are all clearly described by Steinbeck and all
have distinctive or memorable features. Nine of the characters are men.
Two are old; the remainder mostly fall into the bracket of middle age.
Curley's wife is the only female we meet. She is young
John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
This is video about John Steinbeck and his great American novel, The Grapes of Wrath. The novel is about the westward migration of people during the dust bowl in the Depression of the 1930's. There is actual footage from the depression of the 1930's in this video.
THE GRAPES OF WRATH — ReThink Review
This is a review of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and the the Oscar-winning 1940 film directed by John Ford and based on John Steinbeck's classic novel. The reviewer makes comparisons about between the story set in the 1930's and modern times.
Brave New World Audio Book, Part 7 of 12
This science-fiction novel, set in 2540, was published in 1932. Brave New World is a science-fiction classic. This is AUDIO only (there is only one image); there are several voice actors and sound effects. Students can read along with the book. Suitable for eighth grade and up.