Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
Volcanoes - Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
This short video describes how volcanoes are created and what causes them to erupt. (1:37)
How is Glass Made?
This video is used at the Columbus Museum of Art to show how glass can change from solid to fluid and back again. The artists at Jason Antol Studios in Columbus, Ohio, graciously performed the demonstrations on camera. Several questions are presented throughout the video and a 10-second on-screen countdowns allow the viewer a chance to answer each question. The video is presented with background music. (04:38)
Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Shoe Tap
Shoe tap hip hop dance moves starts off with a very simple toe tapping movement. Learn the shoe tap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. Easy to follow the instructor-English captions. (1:11)
Lindy Hop - Hellzapoppin (1941)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers excerpt from "Hellzapoppin" (1941) featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees). (2:22)
Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics. This video shows how to clean both types.
Cleaning a Personal Computer Keyboard
Learn from our expert some great techniques for cleaning your computer keyboard.
You need some electronic wipes, a can of air and a toothbrush to clean the keyboard. This video takes you through the steps to be able to clean out your keyboard.
The Diffusion of the Renaissance (Christian Humanism)
This video describes the emergence of the Renaissance in Italy in the introduction. Then the video proceeds to discuss the growth and causes of the Northern European Renaissance.
African-Americans in the American Civil War
Learn about the contribution of African-Americans to the American civil war in this seven-minute video. Included are several vintage photos of the men in uniforms.
The Ante-Bellum Period: A Nation Divided: The American Civil War
A short selection from a documentary about the Ante-Bellum Period. This video shows footage and information about the period before the U.S. Civil War. There were over 3 million slaves doing the labor in the south. (2:00)
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)
Array Model for Multiplication
The instructor uses paper, pen, and colored markers to show how to invert and multiply as one algorithm for multiplying fractions. For upper elementary and middle school students. Demonstrates how to solve multiplication of fractions using arrays (squares) Clear teaching and models. Sound and camera work are average. (2:33)
Acceleration Lab Experiment
In this slow motion video for IPS Schools by Clayborn a ball is released on an inclined plane and accelerates due to the force of gravity. At the bottom of the first inclined plane to the beginning of the second inclined plane the ball stops its positive acceleration by nearly maintaining its horizontal speed. On the second ramp the ball accelerates backwards down the slope, or loses speed to a point where it momentarily comes to rest. Therefore this video demonstrates POSITIVE ACCELERATION, ZER
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)
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.
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.
Knots on a Counting Rope
Native American story-telling is featured with re-enactment of several stories.
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. However, the people are not identified. Music is "Mountain" Apache Song & Drogo's Pan Ethnic Quintet. (02:20)
Tribute to the Native Americans
This is pictorial tribute to the Native American people. It is a series of slides with Native American music as accompaniment. (03:06)
Native American History
An eight minute video that graphically portrays the treatment of the native Americans through time. Includes how they were forced to live and the Trail of Tears. No narration. A good counter point to the brief mention of these people in many textbooks.