Film recitation of "Nothing Gold Can Stay" Poem by Robert Frost in "The Outsiders"
In the 1983 film production, The Outsiders, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Ponyboy recites Robert Frost's poem, "Nothing Gold Can Stay," to Johnny as they stand beneath the golden sunset of a wide prairie sky.  (0:51)
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"Daddy" Poem by Sylvia Plath
This desperately angry and coldly bitter poem is read by the poet Sylvia Plath herself (1932 - 1963) in this video, accompanied by film and images, including family and personal photographs.  Powerful.  (3:56)
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"Skyscrapers" Poem by Carl Sandburg
"Skyscrapers" was written in 1916 by Carl Sandburg and is recited by Dr. Allen Dwight Callahan in this video, The Skyscrapers Of New York. The video shows film footage of New York from the time period when the poem was written, bringing it to life.  Saxophone, cymbals, light drumwork, interspersed throughout.  (9:55)
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What causes auroras? (continued)
Part 2 What causes auroras? Jean-Pierre St-Maurice – University of Saskatchewan compares the auroras to the same process of the old television cathode ray tubes. He describes the process of this beautiful light radiation of the high energy physics. “I’m in there for the puzzle solving.” Run time 02:59.
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Solar Eclipse

In a very special video, one of the scientists travels all the way to China to film a total solar eclipse. Video shows the solar eclipse and explains what is happening. Video is of good quality.  This video would be appropriate for middle elementary, middle school, and high school students.  It would be good for any student studying about eclipses.  Run time 08:53.


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Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
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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
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Buoyancy
Showing viewers that objects immersed in a liquid are buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the liquid displaced, this program explains the principle of buoyancy. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Good for students of any elementary school level. 
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Teaching Kids Media Literacy
Teens are one of the largest groups of media consumers. From television to movies, the Internet and mobile media, teens are watching, listening and reading more media than parents may realize. Amy James from Knowledge Essentials came to the CBS NEWS 9 studio to help parents guide their teens through the media maze. Find more media literacy tips for parents at the Knowledge Essentials blog
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Dyslexia, So What is it All About?
This is a short animated film explaining what dyslexia is.  It is used to describe difficulty with written language, organization and short term memory.  No one’s dyslexia is the same.  It is different depending on how the individual's brain works.  This can also have positive effects also, often dyslexics are good problem-solvers, communicators, and practice tasks.  About ten percent of the population is dyslexic.  Most dyslexics find a w
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Admiral Nelson: Death on the HMS Victory
This film is about the death of Lord Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar. It discusses the possibility of Lord Nelson being the target of a French assassin.

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A Christmas Carol
This is the first ten minutes of the 1984 film, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, featuring actors George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge and Frank Finlay as Jacob Marley.  Marley's ghost visits Scrooge to warn him to change his selfish ways before he dies, if he does not wish to become an old ghost in chains.
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Atoms
This program explains that molecules are made up of atoms. In pure metals, all the atoms are arranged separately in a lattice-work pattern, but in most non-metals, liquids, and gases, the atoms are bunched together intomolecules. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Good for students of any elementary school level. run time 04:51.
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The True Meaning of Thanksgiving
This is a documentary short film about the Thanksgiving holiday and the word "THANKSGIVING" and how it came into being. This documentary contains viewpoints of Thanksgiving, mostly Native American.

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The Crash of the Hindenburg (4)
Finally, the crash occurs in New Jersey. Professional video with narration, film, and slides of the crash.

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In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards. 
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Alcatraz History Part 1 of 7
This Is An Alcatraz Documentary From 1971 With Howard Duff. This Contains Rare Film And Interviews. Film shows the island and the buildings.  Discusses the history of the jail and some of the people who were in the jail.  This is an extraordinary story.
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Alcatraz History Part 2 of 7
This Is An Alcatraz Documentary From 1971 With Howard Duff. This Contains Rare Film And Interviews. Film shows the island and the buildings.  Discusses the history of the jail and some of the people who were in the jail.  This is an extraordinary story.
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Alcatraz History Part 3 of 7
This Is An Alcatraz Documentary From 1971 With Howard Duff. This Contains Rare Film And Interviews. Film shows the island and the buildings.  Discusses the history of the jail and some of the people who were in the jail.  This is an extraordinary story.
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Alcatraz History Part 4 of 7
This Is An Alcatraz Documentary From 1971 With Howard Duff. This Contains Rare Film And Interviews. Film shows the island and the buildings.  Discusses the history of the jail and some of the people who were in the jail.  This is an extraordinary story.
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