VeggieTales-Where's God When I'm S-Scared Part 3
Where s God when I m S-Scared? contains two hilarious, fully computer-animated stories that teach kids a biblical perspective on handling everyday fears. Tales From The Crisper : After watching a scary Frankencelery movie, five year-old Junior Asparagus gets some help from an unlikely duo. Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber come to Junior s rescue with a rollicking song, teaching him that God is bigger than anything he might be afraid of. Daniel and the Lions Den : The second segment takes us
What is a Leap Year Exactly?
Video discusses what leap year is, why we have a leap year, and some unusual occurances people have done on leap years. (1:24)
Why We Have Leap Years?
Video discusses and shows why we have leap years. Good video that shows the scientific meaning behind leap year. The demonstration shows how leap year gets our calendar back in sync with Earth's motion around the sun. (1:40)
Thanksgiving is a holiday that is celebrated throughout the United States. The date changed at the beginning of the history of the US but now, we all celebrated on the 3rd Thursday of November each year. (Teacher-made video with slides and narration. The narration is delayed for some reason.)
Wuthering Heights: Context
This video examines the context of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. Wuthering Heights is a tale of passion, a tale of
extremes. Published in 1847, a year before Brontë's death, it was not
received well by the critics of the time, yet today we see it as one of
the great Romantic classics. When reading Wuthering Heights we need
This video is from Veronica Hill of California Travel Tips. It shows the island/jail as it is today. Alcatraz Island, once home to the nation' most dangerous criminals. Alcatraz is among the most popular San Francisco attractions, drawing 1.5 million tourists a year.
San Diego Zoo
Veronica Hill with California Travel Tips. Nearly 3 million people a year visit the San Diego Zoo, making it the city's most popular attraction. Get on your best walking shoes before starting your safari into the zoo's 100-acre jungle of steep hills, canyons and winding trails. During your trek through the park, you'll pass by beautiful waterfalls, tropical flowers and numerous natural-styled environments. Approximately 4,000 animals mak
Monterey Bay Aquarium
California travel tips host Veronica Hill takes you inside the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Cannery Row, just two hours south of San Francisco beside the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Almost 2 million people visit here every year, making it one of California's most popular attractions. More than 623 marine species are on display, so allow at least 3 hours to fully enjoy the aquarium's galleries, touch pools and exhibits. You can easily spend the entire day here.
Egyptian Trading, Money, and Numbers
This 7-year-olds presentation on Ancient Egyptian money demonstrates his knowledge of a very specific subject he found interest in. However, its value may be greater as an example of how everyone struggles to communicate in words what they know in their head. Also demonstrates realistic expectations of oral presentation for younger age children.
How to Test Homeschooling Students
In this clip a home school teacher talks about evaluations and standardized tests. She explains that home school students typically perform standardized tests administered by a non-biased third party to evaluate their performance at the end of the year. She discusses various methods of evaluation for home school students.
Early Portuguese Slave trade
This short video introduces the way in which Portuguese exploration of Africa lead to slave trade.
Whole Brain Teaching: 3rd Grade: Classroom Management
Watch first year teacher, Andrea Schindler, demonstrate features of Whole Brain Teaching's classroom management system with her inner city, third graders! This video is a great example of the whole brain teaching system works easily - even for beginning teachers.
Berlin Wall Falls - News Programme
This video is part of the CBC Archives. It shows the day in 1989 when Germans were finally allowed free access across the divided city. The 28-year-old wall between East and West Berlin was demolished.
DNA Lab Part 1
The story of Otzi the Iceman is used to introduce a DNA extraction lab. Einkorn wheat was found on the cloak of this 5000 year old Neolithic warrior. The second video in this series shows how to extract DNA from wheat.
Making Crystal Ornaments
This video gives step by step directions on how to make crystals using Borax, pipe cleaners, plastic cup, pencil, spool, and boiling water. Although she makes a "holiday ornament" with the pipe cleaners, the experiment could be used at any time of the year. The instructor is making a super saturated solution where the solids are dissolving into the liquid. Eventually you dissolve so much solid into the liquid that the liquid cannot hold the solid any more. Borax is actually a crystal.
How to Harvest & Store Spinach
An organic farmer explains how to harvest and store spinach from his greenhouse. He explains that spinach is a cold-loving plant that should be able to grow year-round, but it is grown best in this spring and fall. Harvest spinach as baby spinach or big-leaf cooking spinach.
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
Route of a Bill Through Congress
A bill is a piece of legislation that has been proposed but has not been passed. Bills come from many sources, such as politicians, private citizens, special interest groups, and the president. However, only members of Congress have the right to introduce a bill for consideration. While Congress is in session for a two-year term, its members introduce between 10,000 and 11,000 bills. However, Congress passes only around five or six percent of the bills that are introduced. (Video is narrated wit
House and Senate Elections
The United States Congress is made up of 535 members, 435 Representatives, and 100 senators. The number of House members is not fixed by the Constitution, which states in Article I, Section II, Clause III, “Representatives…shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers…” The Constitution does fix the size of the Senate in Article I, Section III, Clause I, “The Senate of the United States shall be composed of
General elections are the final stage in the presidential election process. General elections are held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. By the time of the general election, presidential candidates have campaigned for approximately one year and have raised huge sums of money. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)