Paris 1900: The Games of the II Olympiad
The Games of the II Olympiad in Paris, France. Video gives a few facts about these games. These Games were held in conjunction with the World’s Fair that year. Also, these Games were the first to include women. Charlotte Cooper (Great Britain Republic) won gold in tennis, becoming the first female Olympic champion. American Alvin Kreenzlein won four gold medals in track and field. The flags of the nations that participated in these O
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors are featured in this video. Not much history, but some good shots. This would be best in a study of art and/or Chinese history.
Wright Time, Wright Place
The Inventing Flight video series explores the history and development of flight with special focus on the Wright Brothers from Dayton, Ohio, the inventors of the first practical airplane. In this video episode your host takes you to the year 1900, an exciting time in America. Why? Because of the advent of invention, discovery, and expansion, people's lives were changing quickly and dramatically. It was during this time that Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the first powered airplane. In this
Rosh HaShana videos: 98 of them
To learn more about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana, Jacob Richman has put together a list of 98 videos on all aspects about its history and cultural aspects. Far ranging topices from dancing to historical information are available. Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year 5771.
25 years after attempt: U.S. President Ronald Reagan assassination attempt.
25 year anniversary shows unedited news reel with interviews.
How To Go To Confession
Reconciliation, or penance, is one of Catholicism's seven sacraments, and followers are expected to go to confession at least once a year. Rest assured that the priest, bound by the seal of confession, will not divulge your sins.
Our World: Honeybees
Join NASA scientists and beekeepers in a citizen science project to collect important data about climate change. Learn how honeybees pollinate over 130 crops in the United States each year and what NASA is doing to help study the decline in bee populations. (05:47)
History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
Encouraging Teamwork Amongst Students
Good video that shows how students can learn to work together using a bouncy ball and tubes. Would make a good activity at the beginning of the year or if there were difficulties early in the year. Grades 5-12. 1:54 min.
Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
2010 Time Capsule Burial
Kent State University's Centennial Time Capsule settled into its 50-year resting place in Risman Plaza on Aug. 10. Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton lowered the 2010 time capsule into the ground as a crowd of onlookers cheered him on.
Art and Design Primary
Art and Design Primary I am currently researching how knowledge, skills and understanding in Art and Design can be developed through progression. I would be greatful if you could help me. The year group is Year 3.
How to Harvest And Store Blackberries
In this clip learn how to harvest and store blackberries. A gardener explains how to pick the berries off the vine just a week after they turn black, soak them in some water to wash the dirt off of them, and store them either in the refrigerator for a few weeks or in the freezer for up to a year.
Erien, Year One—Grade 5 Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Physical education Sport
I'm planning to do a research project on physical education at primary school, and how much participation children do of physical sport ouside of school. Where can I find information? 7-11 year olds , key stage 2 , P.E
Mood Disorders: Hereditary Factors
Illustrates the findings of a 10-year study that involved 12,000 volunteers in an Amish community and represents careful analysis of genetic factors related to manic-depressive disorders.
England’s Achievement in TIMSS 2007: National Report for England
News reports on December 9th pointed to the high standing of English pupils in recent international mathematics and science tests, with one headline announcing "English children 'best at maths in Europe'". Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) international tests were first carried out in 1995 with pupils of aged ten and fourteen tested in mathematics and science. Tests have been carried out at four year intervals since then, with the previous results stemming from those taken in 20
Evaluation of Skills for Work pilot courses: Final Report
This is a final report on the evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot courses in Scotland. The aim of the resource is to report on the findings from research carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research examining the piloting of Skills for Work (SfW) courses over two years. Skills for Work (SfW) courses were introduced via a two year pilot to help young people to develop skills and knowledge in a broad vocational area, core skills, an understanding of the workplace, positive attit