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.
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (02:30)
"Hope is a Tattered Flag" Poem by Carl Sandburg
The words of the poem "Hope is a Tattered Flag" by Carl Sandburg are flashed too quickly on screen, with carefully-selected still color and black-and-white photographs. Non-narrated, with piano accompaniment. (1:32)
This one minute video is about Ford buying out stockholders and his decision to run the Ford Motor Company without anyone else having a say. Video ends abruptly, but would be a good background video for showing the difference between sole ownership and a public owned corporation.
The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy
The inaugural Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture, "The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy", given by Prof Sir John Gurdon FRS, University of Cambridge, at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, on 7 November 2008. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/McLaren-2008 to view the full presentation from Professor Sir John Gurdon FRS, including his slides.
Survey on opinions from national bioethics committees or similar bodies, public debate and national
The European Commission, DG Research (Directorate E: Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food) devised a survey during the Spring 2001 in order to compile opinion-based data from national bioethics committees and current national legislation in relation to human embryonic stem cell research. The data would be used to structure an informative debate on stem cells across Europe. The survey has been updated regularly in accordance with the continual monitoring of the societal dialogue, the ethical consi
Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Newsreel - Kennedy Inspects Missile Center [11-18-1963]
News broadcast of President Kennedy viewing a missile launching demonstration at an Air Force base in Florida.
3-D Glitter Shadow Box
Get creative by building 3-D shadow boxes with vintage postcards using this three minute video as a guide. Easy to follow and good for most students, although it can be a bit messy as glitter is involved. The video provides enough instruction to be able to have students create this project by just viewing it.
Scaffolding as a Teaching Strategy
Lauren Scharff discusses the Scaffolding approach to teaching. The video shoes the teacher lecturing in front of a powerpoint presentation. (6:32)
As You Like It at Two River Theater
Everyone knows, or has at least heard, this famous line: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” It’s from Shakespeare’s romantic comedy "As You Like It," which is running through February 16th at Two River Theater in Red Bank. Christopher Benincasa recently sat down with director Michael Sexton to talk about his fresh, modern take on the play, and what it has to say to us in 2014 – more than four centuries after it was written.
This is a colorful School House Rock video on prepositions. The prepositions are used in phrases and illustrated accordingly. Prepositions never stand alone and give specific information. Some of the phrases are over the rainbow, with a friend, over the meadow, through the tree, etc. This is a fun teaching resource to introduce and/or reinforce prepositions in the classroom and/or at home. (3:01)
Lindy Hop - Hellzapoppin (1941)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers excerpt from "Hellzapoppin" (1941) featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees). (2:22)
Beginner - Poor patient Some people are so hard up that they can't even afford basic medical care. In today's lesson, you will learn how to take instructions from a doctor and how to ask where to get medicine and food!
Some people are so hard up that they can't even afford basic medical care. In today's lesson, you will learn how to take instructions from a doctor and how to ask where to get medicine and food!
Join the FAVOR project!
Join the FAVOR project!
Mapping and Its Discontents: Katharine Harmon, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Cuff
Katharine Harmon at 6:47 Rebecca Solnit at 29:08 Dana Cuff at 53:05 Maps are also a form of narrative and a form of art. In this video, Katharine Harmon, author of The Map as Art, discusses how narrative contents create maps, and set up the vocabulary of maps. ""Maps come when narrative is not enough, or the opposite, narrative comes when the map is not enough."" Rebecca Solnit, author of Unfathomable City and Infinite City, discusses the making of maps as a way of knowing places. ""I love maps
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.
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)
That Catholic Show - Water, Water Everywhere
Episode 7 - Holy Water, Baptismal Water, Water in Scripture, Water in our Lives. But what does Water have to do with Catholicism? Watch That Catholic Show to find out!