How to Grow Plum Trees
This clip explains how to grow plum tress in a sunny area with good drainage by purchasing a plum tree root stock that can begin growing right away. Trim plum trees back one third each year to keep them looking full and bushy.

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Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 2
Underwater archaeologists surveying the worlds oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the early Bronze Age.

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How Can I Become a Better Writer?
Learn from a professional writer how to become a better writer by reading a lot of different authors and writing as much as possible.  A god tip is to go back and edit your writing to improve writing skills.

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Flute Sound Development
Your flute should be under your bottom lip and rolled out so that the tone hole is not covered. Corners should be pulled back. (1:51)
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Oswald's Midnight Press Conference
The midnight press conference of Oswald held on the evening of November 22, 1963. The video shows Jack Ruby at the back of the room.
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The Black Codes
This video is accompanied by text. "When Congress convened in December 1865, the legislative members from the newly reconstituted southern states presented themselves at the Capitol. Among them were Alexander H. Stephens--who was the ex-vice-president of the Confederacy--four Confederate generals, five colonels, and several other rebels. After four bloody years of war, the presence of these Confederates infuriated the Congressional Republicans, who immediately denied seats to all members from th
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John Foster Dulles
Eisenhower and members of his cabinet, many of whom criticized the Truman administration for playing the role of defeatist or appeaser, promised Americans a different approach to foreign policy. In 1952, the Republican platform denounced the previous administration's policy of Communist containment. Instead, Republicans promoted a policy of liberation that would "inevitably set up strains and stresses within the captive world which will make the rulers impotent to continue in their monstrous way
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How to Print Each Letter of the Alphabet
Teacher-Created Blackboard Lesson- Sue Dickson, the author of, Sing, Spell, Read & Write teaches her sayings to remembering how to write each letter of the alphabet such as "M- Go down straight, go down the slide, back up and straight down again". The sayings that she uses helps children to remember how to properly form both upper and lower-case letters of the alphabet.
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Nellie Bly-Journalist
A comical show about AJ and the crew who travel back in time to late 19th century to talk to Nellie Bly.  Nellie Bly was a journalist who faked her own insanity in order to investigate the terrible conditions of America's asylums.

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Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England.  The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes.  How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s

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San People
Documentary- After 60 years in exile, three sisters return to the home that was taken away from them by the South African government.  Their return home is part of Africa's conservation efforts- to get people back in their homelands.
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History of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 2 of 5
Part 2 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? Take an enchanting tour through the history of this beloved holiday and trace the origins of its enduring traditions. Journey back to the earliest celebrations when the infant religion embraced pagan solstice festivals like the Roman Saturnalia and turned them into a commemoration
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The History Of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 3 of 5
Part 3 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? Take an enchanting tour through the history of this beloved holiday and trace the origins of its enduring traditions. Journey back to the earliest celebrations when the infant religion embraced pagan solstice festivals like the Roman Saturnalia and turned them into a commemoration
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The History Of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 5 of 5
Part 5 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? Take an enchanting tour through the history of this beloved holiday and trace the origins of its enduring traditions. Journey back to the earliest celebrations when the infant religion embraced pagan solstice festivals like the Roman Saturnalia and turned them into a commemoration
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2 exercises : standing for balance + deep stretch on the floor
Standing for balance is executed alternating right and left legs front side and back.
Sequence : bend - straighten/extend - trun in - turn out - ankle flex - point - flatten onto 2 feet on the floor - bend - straighten - rise/arc - descend - bend leg in - turn out extend - 2 feet - squeeze together.
For the first (front) tip-toe rise, think of sticking the sternum to the ceiling (0:20) (0:40) To the side, try to cradle the head onto the bicep,( 0:55) (1:12) and the third time, think

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How the Body Works : Skeletal Muscles
The voluntary or skeletal muscle system consists of more than 650 muscles, which produce body movement and help maintain an upright posture. Voluntary muscles are The voluntary or skeletal muscle system consists of more than 650 muscles, which produce body movement and help maintain an upright posture. built onto the skeletal framework in several layers; the ones shown here are those directly under the skin. Facial muscles are involved in speech, eating, and expression. Muscles across the chest
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Learning about Back Bones with Curious George
The children head to the Harvard Museum of Natural History to learn more about bones and what a vertebrate is.  They are shown several different animal back bones, including human back bones.
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History of the Internet
A general overview of the history of the internet. The Internet started out in the 1950's when computers were hooked together to share information.  It was a very slow process.  In the 1960s colleges hooked computers up to share intormation.  At first only text files were shared back and forth. 
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Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Read Aloud
This video is a read aloud of the Hayes Elementary School Book of the Month "Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving" by Dav Pilkey.  The teacher reading the book mentions that the book rhymes and reads information from the back of the book as well.  The book is patterned after "'Twas the Night Before Christmas".  The book does mention what usually happens to turkeys at Thanksgiving, but ends with a twist as the turkeys are rescued by the kids in the book.
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How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick
How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick. Learn how to use a flash drive or memory stick.

Plug the flash drive into the computer in one of the USB ports on the side or on the back of your computer.

Open My Computer on a Windows machine to find the flash drive. It may be called drive D, E, or F depending on how many other drives are on your computer.




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