Medical Equipment in the Civil War
In the Civil War, medical equipment was very different from
modern times, as whiskey was used to clean wounds, lancets were used to remove bullets and saws were used for amputation. Find out why infection was so common in the Civil War in this clip narrated by an American history teacher.
Wounded At Antietam 1862
This is the opening sequence of Lincoln and Lee, directed by Rob Child, that depicts a young civilian Mary Bedinger Mitchell engulfed by the unending stream of wounded Confederate soldiers from the Battle of Antietam-1862. This 1:40 videos shows students what it was like during this battle. Video shows wounded soldiers.
Benjamin Franklin, Part I
Animation of the later life of Benjamin Franklin. This video is part of the Discovery Education series.
Benjamin Franklin, Part V
Animated biography of Benjamin Franklin's adult life aimed at elementary school children. This video is part of the Discovery Education series.
Sending an E-mail attachment
How to attach something to an e-mail.
Origins of Progressivism
This video is accompanied by text. "Bounded by the end of the nineteenth century and the American entry into World War I, the Progressive Era brought dramatic changes to the nation’s economic, political, and social sectors. Progressives included both men and women from various ethnic groups, classes, and occupations who challenged traditional attitudes about the American way of life.
The reformers fought to overcome inefficiencies in government, corrupt political machines, and the inade
Apple through Time
A quick history of the Apple Macintosh adventure starting from 2007 and going back in time to 1976. It begins showing the iMac, the 2006 iPod nano, 2006 Macbook, 2001 iPod, back to 1976. The video shows some commercial footage. (5:14)
(3/6) Tanks - Battle of Kursk
The battle of Kursk was monumental for numerous reasons but will almost always be remembered for being the largest clash of armor. The battles that took place on the Russian front during WWII were among the most destructive ever fought. Between 1941-45 Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia fought each other that would see millions of people die for the quest of governments. One of these battles took place in a small town of Kursk. Hitler's new tanks were against the Russian tanks. The outcome of this b
This video offers color footage of the events leading to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. A Japanese soldier shares his memories of those events. (07:49)
GI Diary: Battle of Iwo Jima part 3 of 3
The "Iwo Jima - 8 Square Miles of Hell" episode from "WWII: GI Diary"..... This old 1978 TV docu-drama was narrated by Lloyd Bridges and told the stories of real soldiers/sailors/pilots and their first-hand experiences in battle. Archival footage and good background music really made the stories come alive.....about 25 episodes were made. Video converted from really old VHS tape.......... This is the story of the invasion and capture of the island of Iwo Jima in 1945.....part 3 of 3
Rap video showing the three types of clouds. The video also addresses the Water Cycle (where clouds come from). The song shows photos of cumulus, cirrus, stratus and nimbus clouds while referring to them in the lyrics. Student art work is also included in the video. Run time 04:10
Different Types of Clouds (Time-Lapsed Photography)
This two-minute video which is accompanied by upbeat music shows a series of different cloud types including Cirrus, Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, and Stratus clouds. This was a Featured Video on YouTube.
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.
Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 2
Underwater archaeologists surveying the worlds oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the early Bronze Age.
How Junk Food Affects the Body (Part 1 of 4)
A video series that goes over the problems that can occur when people don't consider what they are eating. This is a good video to show students in schools where there is an problem with overeweight children. The video moves slowly at first. Showing all the takes under ten minutes. This video is one of four parts and does not show the results of project unhealthy. Run time 02:30.
This video explains the parallel structure concept and provides many examples. In the video the narrator explains parallel structure means that parts of a sentences that have the same grammatical function and have the same grammatical form. She reviews some correct and incorrect examples.
Reading Fluency and Comprehension
This video is a small group lesson in which the teacher helps students to understand and put together complex sentences. Commas, use of the word "and", verb tenses, and subjects are all discussed in the video. The teacher uses her computer and animation to help illustrate various parts of each sentence.
How To Write A Friendly Letter
This teacher-created video describes the characteristics of a friendly letter and demonstrates the steps for writing a friendly letter. (1:28)
The King John and the Magna Carta edition of a teacher's podcasts. It is a series of slides with narration by the teacher. An entertaining lecture with computer graphics.