How to Draw Facial Hair on Cartoons
When drawing facial hair on cartoons, concentrate more on the shape and pattern that the hair creates rather than drawing each individual hair follicle. Create stylized facial hair for a cartoon character. (3:36)
Aa kinesthetic approach to teaching phonics. (:30)
Drawing Cartoon Insects : Drawing Cartoon Butterflies
Begin with a caterpillar body, draw wings, arms, and legs to make a butterfly. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. . Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (2:35)
A Night in the Coral Reef
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores how a coral reef ecosystem changes over the course of a day. When the sun is up, colorful fish and other plant-eating animals are active and dominate the reef. At night, the plant-eaters take shelter and are replaced by nocturnal carnivores, some of which exhibit special adaptations that enable them to successfully hunt in complete darkness. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:49.
The Lion and The Mouse - Shadow theatre
This version of the fable The Lion and the Mouse is animated with the technique of shadow theatre. There are lively dialogues and background music. The fable teller changes voices to represent the characters.
"The Fury of Overshoes" Poem by Anne Sexton
Sexton reads a poem from the last collection of her poetry released in her lifetime. (1:14)
NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060
Science fiction may become reality. NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060 - Long Conversation, an epic relay of one-to-one conversations among some of the Bay Area's most interesting minds, took place over six hours in San Francisco on Saturday, October 16, 2010. (01:48)
Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
It's So Cold
This Electric Company animated cartoon teaches the phrase "It's so cold" and other phrases. (:51)
The Weather Song
Cartoon slide show names weather in all seasons. Song written and performed by Peter Weatherall. Some pop-up ads during the song. (1:17)
The Four Seasons
This brief video is for beginnng learners who are learning about the four weather seasons.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Lively cartoon drawings and photographs accompany the song. Children's choir sings. The words representing the animal sounds are written on the slides. The repetition is fun for children especially when they accompany the song with hand movements. (2:10)
This is the nursery rhyme about a farmer named McDonald and his animals.
The GiggleBellies Sing "Old McDonald Had a Farm"
This bright, colorful video will entertain young students. Kissy Moo, Piggles, Quacka, Betty, and Ribbits are some of the characters in this fun version of "Old McDonald Had a Farm". The verses repeat themselves several times as they sing about a new animal on the farm. (3:18)
Mother Goose Club Presents "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"
Mother Goose Club presents their version of "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary". Young students will love the characters and colorful backgrounds (0:42).
Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
This video is an award winning documentary about Rosa Parks. It contains interviews and information about Rosa Parks taking a stand for her civil rights, and the rights of others.
500 NATIONS (PART 15) - The Haudenosaunee- America's First Democracy
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.
Hamiltonians vs. Jeffersonians
This video about the two party system is accompanied by text. "After the new United States Congress completed its first task of creating a Bill of Rights, it turned its attention to the issue of financing the new government. President George Washington appointed Alexander Hamilton as the Treasury Secretary, and Hamilton took it upon himself to develop an economic structure for the United States that would give the public confidence in the government’s financial affairs..."
Neil Gaiman reads from The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman reads an excerpt from The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman is displayed in a dark and ominous background while he reads.
This video involves solving linear inequalities. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard' by using the Paint Program.