Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar. People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.
What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games? Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.
Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
The Verb "To Be"
A video that presents the main uses of the verb TO BE. It includes the verb forms in the different tenses and several examples-Affirmative, negative and interrogative. There is also reference to the use with modal verbs such as CAN, MUST etc. Some more examples would be useful (Running Time 3:27).
Florence Nightingale Biography, Part III
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a 'pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Pocahontas Biography, Part III
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, Part 2
The original special from 1978 featuring old school Sesame Street humans and Muppets.
Shapes in a Lineup
In this animated Sesame Street video, various shapes are in a lineup on the screen. Each shape says its name as a woman tries to decide whether each one is her purse.Very short video.(.47)
The World of Plants
This is a very good video that demonstrates how plants, flowers, trees reproduces and about pollination. The video has a plant narrator that talks about the world of plants and plant facts. This is a very good video to show to students who are nine years old and older. This video contains views from the Quran
Parts of a Story
This video describes the parts of a story - setting, plot, character(s), conflict, and point of view. For each of these categories slides are presented while an off-screen narrator discusses the slide. discuss what is included for each one. Good information. Slides are text heavy. (8:20)
The Solid Earth
Learn how the solid interior of the earth affects the outer layer through mountain ranges, volcanoes and plate tectonics. Get a better understanding of the earth and plate tectonics by viewing this video.
David Wiesner Interview - American Library Association
Artist David Wiesner talks about winning the Caldecott Medal for his book Flotsam. He discusses his interest in "visual storytelling" and how he enjoys hearing how teachers and librarians use his books. He has won the Caldecott Medal three times. (3:50)
E5. Introduction to Monetary Policy
This video provides a brief introduction to monetary policy - one of the main elements of economic policy.It is done by a financial counselor. (semi-amateur)
The Birth of Ancient Chinese Civilization, Part 1 of 3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the evolution of ancient Chinese civilization and culture.
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Balloon Brain: Designing a Helmet
As humans, we thankfully have more going for us than the balloon brains depicted in this video segment adapted from ZOOM. Still, the failed efforts of some of the ZOOM cast members to design adequate protection for their balloon brains illustrates the importance of wearing a proper helmet and protecting your own brain whenever you skate, rollerblade, ski, or ride a bike. The video/experiment could be used with a lesson about forces, helmet safety, or the skull and brain. Closed captioning inclu
Session 2: Metric - Page Views This session introduces you to the page views metrics. Page views represents the number of times visitors to your site have looked at your pages. Every time a visitor loads one of your pages, a page view is counted.
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the page views metrics. Page views represents the number of times visitors to your site have looked at your pages. Every time a visitor loads one of your pages, a page view is counted.
San Francisco Cable Cars
Join Emily for a virtual field trip to The City By the Bay. Meet "The-
Cable Car Guy." Learn about the history of cable cars and how they
work.(Professional video that has history as well as present-day materials.)
PGE Distinguished Lecture: "Is Development Sustainable? Not Even Close"
A talk by Robert Repetto. Is development sustainable? Certainly not the way the world is now going about it. Major trends are heading straight toward ecological and human disasters and if they are not changed and changed soon, development efforts will fail for billions of people, comprising mainly the world?s most vulnerable populations. Climate change, water