Shirley Chisholm - The Leader
This video features narration with still images of Shirley Chisholm. 'On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination' (Wikipedia, 2009).
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 5 of
Rowling is one of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. She signs 1,7009 copies of her book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, in London. Narrated by a male Englishman, with interview clips of the author. (9:49)
J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, the fourth part
One of the most popular authors of this era. This well-done documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. (9:22)
JK Rowling Intrview about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Releasae (Part 1)
Live interview with author, JK Rowling. She answers questions after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. She answers question from audience members about the books.
World War II: In Photos
As with all YouTube videos block out the comments are review carefully. Basically, this video is photos with music. The only use for this is to show the impact of war or how music can set a tone for a presentation.
Soul A Song - Sesame Street
This video is a song about the letter a and the sounds it makes. Classic Sesame Street parody of James Brown. (:34)
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
Between the Lions: "Chicken Jane & the Aardvark" Here's another heroic adventure sequence from "Between the Lions" -- the story of how Chicken Jane saved Scot and Dot from a hard-charging aardvark pulling a cart containing a huge marshmallow. Video is short, but is helpful to kids who are trying to master the “ar” sound. Some words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
Here's another heroic adventure sequence from "Between the Lions" -- the story of how Chicken Jane saved Scot and Dot from a hard-charging aardvark pulling a cart containing a huge marshmallow. Video is short, but is helpful to kids who are trying to master the “ar” sound. Some words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
Aquatic Ape 1 - BBC Documentary
This excellent documentary gives pros and cons of the so-called aquatic ape theory. Executive producer Moira Mann, narrated by Andrew Sachs. This documentary is suitable for high school students. Run time 09:54.
German Chancellor meets Chinese Premier in Beijing
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Beijing as she continues a visit to China aimed at boosting ties between the two countries. Katie Sargent reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. F
HealthTap App for iOS
HealthTap allows you to have online access to physicians right from your phone. Ask a question, and volunteer and qualified physician will aid you with your question. You may receive feedback from several physicians, and some will cite clinical studies along with their answers. Of course, this app does not replace seeing your own physician, but is helpful when you want a quick experts opinion. This is a free app
Geography of Oceans and Seas
This video is about the geography of the Oceans and Seas, especially volcanic action on the ocean floor.
As a biochemistry and molecular biology major at MSU, Dennis Miner managed to get four years of undergraduate scientific research experience on campus. This helped him obtain a one-year paid internship at Pfizer Global Manufacturing -- a great career stepping-stone
What the World Looks Like 1
This video features great photographs with words above the images while the instructor reads the words. Suitable for elementary and ESL students. Can also be used as a social studies/geography tool.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography, Part 4
The fourth and final installment of A & E's biography of Edgar Allan Poe which focuses on his poverty. The video consists of narrative voices and a still image. (9:54)
Sarah Dessen Interview for Along for the Ride - readergirlz presents
Teen book author Sarah Dessen answers interview questions from a former classmate, Melissa Walker (Chapel Hill High School, North Carolina, US) about her book Along for the Ride. for readergirlz. The interview is conducted in Dessen's high school library. Sound is not always audible. (2:17)
Author Sarah Dessen Interview for her book, Lock and Key - Penguin
Teen author Sarah Dessen discusses her book, Lock and Key. She talks about the people and places that inspired the character and setting of the book. In this video she drives and walks through the streets of Carrboro and Chapel Hill to explain the setting of her books. (2:54)
Kurt Vonnegut Obituary
This is a two minute video video that summarizes some of the achievements of Vonnegut, including his remarkable survival of a World War Two bombing. Provides great insights into his character and personality. Would be excellent to show before students read his works.