Easter on Recently Captured Iwo Jima
In this audio clip, a chaplain's service for U.S. troops on Iwo Jima is broadcasted live. On March 26, 1945, after 36 days of bloody battle, the United States took control of the strategically important Japanese island. (3:21)
The College World Series: Day Three Highlights
The Golden Flashes faced off against the Arkansas Razorbacks in front of a sell-out crowd at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. The Flashes ultimately lost the game, 8-1.
Cloud Cover Live: Windows Azure with Scott Guthrie | Channel 9 Live at Tech Ed North America 2012
Clifford Kisses (Interactive Game)
Develop visual discrimination and one-to-one matching in this interactive game by selecting the character that holds a balloon with the same pattern as T-Bone's.
Clifford Slide (Interactive Game)
Develop visual discrimination and color awareness in this interactive game by matching a character's swimsuit color to its corresponding innertube.
Clock Game: 1st Grade (Interactive Game)
Identify time on analog and digital clocks by selecting the clocks that display the time given in a prompt.
I Hope You: Movie Clip From The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
In this movie clip, the main character finds a series of postcards in which her father wishes he could have been there for her and gives her advice about how best to live her life. This movie clip addresses the themes of wisdom, inspiration, hope, and enpowerment. ( 2:32)
Game Time: Movie Clip From Tackling the Past
In this movie clip, Jake Walker, a professional football star, and his father finally discuss the deep-seeded emotional trauma that has plagued their relationship for years. Themes addressed through this clip include teamwork, consequences, and father's love. ( 3:16)
The Victory Within: Movie Clip From Coach Carter
After losing the state championship, Coach Carter tells his team how proud he is that they rose above mediocrity and achieved something great. Themes addressed through this clip include accomplishment, pride, transformation, and inspiration. ( 1:56)
Salman Khan at Rice University's 2012 Commencement
Rice commencement speaker Salman Khan's address to the graduates focused on contributions of a different kind: He urged the students to do everything they can to "increase the net happiness in the world."
Khan is the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and not-for-profit organization that has made waves in the field of education. In 2004, Khan's online tutorials for a young cousin gained a wider audience, and five years later he turned his collection of fre
Boucher, Madame de Pompadour, 1750
François Boucher, Madame de Pompadour, oil on canvas, 1750 (extention of canvas and additional painting likely added by Boucher later, Fogg Museum. (03:06)
Élisabeth-Louise Vigee Le Brun, Madame Perregaux, 1789 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, Madame Perregaux, 1789, oil on oak panel, 99.6 x 78.5 cm (Wallace Collection, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker (01:44)
Civil War Turning Point: Emancipation Proclamation
This video uses interviews to explain the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation had on the Civil War. It provides some insights into the reason for Lincoln's decision as well as the impact the proclamation had on the Union. (3:08)
Beyond the Big Bang: Galileo Galilei
In a History Beyond the Big Bang video, discover that the sophisticated
telescopes used by astronomers today to see distant galaxies are direct descendents of the humble lenses used by Galileo Galilei over four hundred years ago.This video explains the significance of Galilei's use of the telescope and his discoveries. The video also touches on the role that The Church (Catholic Church) played in the teachings of Galileo. (3:36)
Manifest Destiny: Mexican American War
Using art and other types of images, this video presents an overview of the Mexican American War and its impact on the nation. The video has a significant number of facts and is an excellent starting place for a cause and effect essay. A timeline and word wall of important people and events would be of benefit. (04:30) NOTE: contains some scenes of war violence
Outdoor Picnic Recipes and Packing Tips
This is a video from Kraft about how to create a successful picnic. There are simple recipes that are given that could be easily modified for a kid to make. It also shows how to pack a cooler in the most efficient way for a picnic. This can be used to compliment the poem "Knoxville, Tennessee" by giving students a chance to think about their own outdoor summer fun and hopefully be inspired to write about it. (02:46)
Japanese Ace Hiroyoshi Nishizawa
On October 25, 1944, a fierce battle raged between the United States and Japan off the coast of Samar. As the Japanese navy retreated and the battle seemed over, ace Hiroyoshi Nishizawa volunteers for a kamikaze strike. In this video clip, learn more about the fiece Japanese fighter. (2:48)
17.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im vom Staatsbankrott bedrohten Griechenland wird an diesem Sonntag zum zweiten Mal innerhalb weniger Wochen ein neues Parlament gewählt. Dies ist notwendig, weil sich die Parteien nach der jüngsten Abstimmung nicht auf eine Regierung einigen konnten. Nun sind knapp zehn Millionen Bürger erneut aufgerufen zu entscheiden, ob das stark verschuldete
Lower Intermediate Lesson S3 #6 - The Ultimate Spanish Showdown!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You are at a loss as to what to do on your Friday night in Latin America, so your roommate proposes in Spanish, “Let’s go see poetry in motion!” You’re not that into poetry and you don’t know anything about Spanish-speaking poets, but you presume this is not your ordinary poetry [...]
Electrical Circuits: ( An Interactive Game)
Students utilize their knowledge of the components of electrical circuits by playing this game. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)