The Stuff of Genius: Copier
Before the invention of the modern copier, companies across the world
depended on time-consuming -- and, often, incorrect -- duplication
methods. This 2:20 video explains how the copier was invented and also how the inventor worked hard to develop this invention.
How internet piracy harms innovation and ideas about illegal downloads. Looks at the idea of a piracy tax. Live action movie of stand-up presentation. (5:07)
Build-A-Word - Log
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters L, O, and G, to build the word "log." After the word is built, it transforms into a log made of the letters used. (1:12)
IPICK - Selecting Books that are "Just Right!"
When we are selecting books to read in our 2nd grade classroom, we remember the acronym, I PICK. Listen are we explain what each letter means. (1:57)
The Writing Process: You Can't Write Well Without It PowerPoint
This PowerPoint presentation is a review of the steps in the writing process. It talks about prewriting, brainstorming, outlining, drafting, word choices, revising, proofing, and presenting. This video itself is quite simple, but the information presented is very thorough.
Cesar teaches a terrier owner to live "in the now" in order to help her deal with her dog problems. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behavior. Run time 03:45.
Cold War: Red China - part 4/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Cost of Capitalism - China
October 2004 China's spectacular economic growth has come at a heavy price. Millions of workers have been crippled in unsafe sweatshops. Part of this video is about one particulat man and the help that he got from a lawyer to get compensation for a work-related loss of his hand.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [6 of 6]
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 devotion. He tells Barbara Walters that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev lied
Bay Of Pigs Invasion, Cuba
Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuba. On April 17, 1961, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba.
Native American Storyteller (Rabbit's Short Tail)
This is a video about a traditional Cherokee storyteller telling a Native American legend to children. There are pictures shown of the story and the storyteller is very entertaining to children and adults alike. (04:04)
Native American Portraits
This is a video of portraits of the Famous Native Americans of History: Powhatan, Pontiac, Tecumsah, Sequoiya, Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Geronimo, Joseph, Jack, and others. Music is "Mountain" Apache Song & Drogo's Pan Ethnic Quintet.
Tribute to the Native Americans
This is pictoral tribute to the Native American people. It is a series of slides with Native American music as accompaniment.
Korean War Build-Up
The Korean people and landscape were devastated by the extreme cruelty of the Japanese military during World War II. At the conclusion of the war, Japanese forces surrendered to both the U.S. and the Soviet Union in Korea. The surrendered left the USSR in control of the territory north of the 38th parallel and the U.S. in control of the territory to the south of the 38th parallel. Although the U.S. and the Soviet Union proclaimed to seek a unified Korea, both countries retained a sizable militar
Battle for Color TV II
In the 1940s two corporate giants, NBC and CBS, fought over the means of broadcasting television in color.
Battle for Color TV I
If Peter Goldmark had had his way, television would never have been broadcast in black and white. (3:39)
Romanticism in the American Short Story
Power point presentation about Romanticism in the American short story. This presentation explains the literary movement known as romanticism and authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington Irving from that era.
The History of American Literature-Poe and Hawthorne
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. In the years just before the Civil War major literary figures Poe and Hawthorne are explored along with their literary works in this clip.
History of American Literature Transdentalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Transcendentalism is explored in American literature before, during, and after the civil War.
Site Production Basics (#10)
How do you take those first steps to creating the actual web site. It is easier than you think - borrow from someone else's. this video will take you through simple ways to get started on your web site. [09:13]