Leonardo da Vinci Biography, Part III
This is an animated biography of Leonardo da Vinci from the Discovery Channel Education series. (2:16)
Veggie Tales - Lyle the Lindly Viking part 2 In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show. His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet. Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry". Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry". Finally, Archibald pr
In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show. His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet. Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry". Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry". Finally, Archibald pr
Naked Science / Massive Solar Storms
This video describes solar storms and the measures scientists take to predict them. This is Episode 9 from Season 1 from the Naked Science series and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The History of Thanksgiving
This video discusses the history of Thanksgiving, its traditions and celebrations. Colonists, Native Americans, puritans, Abraham Lincoln, parades, football, turkeys, turducken, and family are all topics discussed. Very thorough and offers great details about Thanksgiving. (Running Time 9:17)
Spanish Alphabet Song (military style) by Barbara MacArthur
The letters are sung as they appear on the screen. (There are words of information and encouragment in English, but the alphabet is sung in Spanish.) The song is sung by Barbara MacArthur from Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos 2. Suitable for all beginning learners of Spanish.
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs. Part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Distance learning programs are a great supplement to homeschooling because the assignments are graded and a record is kept of the student's work. Find a distance learning program online for a...
Video is a series of pictures and interviews with historians about Muckrakers. This is a short video but gives good information.
Documentary: The Adolf Hitler Schools (Part 5 of 6)
This part of the documentary talks about how the children at the school were brought up to hate Jewish people and how the Jewish people were treated. This video show how propaganda and people who didn't question authority resulted in the death of six million Jews. Interviews with German citizens and their views of what happened and why.
War of The Century - Part 19
This part of the documentary begins with Stalin about to give a speech at the time he knew they were winning the war. You can hear the bell ringing to order everybody to stop clapping as nobody dared be the first to stop. There is also reference to German propaganda and the kind of media the German had access to. The situation was almost hopeless for the German by spring 1945. German pilots tried to stop the Red Army but were not successful. They took part in a suicide mission but they were de
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading - Norbert meets Lexor and takes on his first challenge: helping a dancer solve a riddle'Storylords' captures students attention.
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Learn French - Le Visage (The Face), Part 1
Learn French by learning the parts of the face. The words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Learn French - Pendant les Vacances, Part 1 (During Vacation)
In this video the instructor recites various words that are associated with vacation in French. For beginning and intermediate learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
What is a Food Chain?
This video demonstrates how organisms depends on each other for survival. The narration is accompanied by still images. (1:54)
500 NATIONS (PART 21)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (1/2) by Franz Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, is the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt, and is by far the most famous of the set. In both the original piano solo form and in the orchestrated version this composition has enjoyed widespread use in animated cartoons. Its themes have also served as the basis of several popular songs. This performance is the Sylvester 1978 concert. Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. (6:34)
Sociology: What is Ethnocentrism?
This is a short video (01:22) about our propensity to judge others by the standard of one's own culture. The video gives an example using an Southeastern Asian standard.
Video Documentary- Gay couples struggle with the values of family and society as they make plans to walk down the aisle.(Caution: This video concerns non-traditional relationships.)
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)