Cathedral of Orleans Along the Loire River
Visit Cathedral of Orleans Along The Loire River - Along the banks of the Loire River, one could see the beautiful Cathedral of Orleans. (00:54)
Introduction to Spinning, Part 2
Picking up where Part 1 leaves off, this video helps you move beyond park and draft and covers many common beginner problems so you can become a confident and productive spinner. Keep following this series if you want to learn this unique talent. Written directions and definations. (9:56)
Small Simplest Motor - The Electromagnet
See a small simple motor made out of just a wire, battery, and magnet -- creating mechanical motion. No narration. Does not explain how to make it, just an example of one. Run time 1:50
The instructor, Sal Khan, offers an overview of the inflammatory response. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand. Good sound quality.
Trade Fair Idea for Sixth Graders
No narrator, but the visuals are enough to show how a school can create a Trade Fair in conjunction with its study of European history. Lots of good ideas and could be used by other schools as a model. Students learn how to barter and no money is used. School made video...run time 02:54
Management: Destined to Change
This video discusses some of the changes in the world that is causing the need for changes in the way we manage people. The major forces requiring change are information, culture, knowledge, and technology.
Italian for Kids: Colors
A kid friendly and fun video where a young girl teaches the colors when the bright colors pop up in the background behind her. The words are also written in Italian on the screen.
Eisenhower's Presidency-Domestic Concerns
This video is accompanied by text. "After the war-ravaged times of the 1940s and early 1950s, Americans turned their attention to domestic concerns. President Eisenhower's strong yet pleasant demeanor was the antithesis of Truman's cold scowl and helped usher in a more friendly and family-oriented era. While the Republican accepted much of the previous administration's New Deal, he also promoted policies that nurtured the growing economy. The philosophy of the Eisenhower administration—labeled
This video explains how corresponding angles can apply to either two polygons or parallel lines cut by a transversal. In both cases, corresponding angles are in the same position. If the two polygons are congruent, then the corresponding angles are also congruent. If the two lines are parallel, then the corresponding angles created by the transversal are congruent. (1:25)
Alternate Exterior Angles
This video describes how alternate exterior angles are formed by a transversal intersecting two parallel lines. They are located "outside" the two parallel lines but on opposite sides of the transversal, creating two pairs (four total angles) of alternate exterior angles. Alternate exterior angles are congruent, meaning they have equal measure. (1:04)
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)
Hubble Space Telescope Chapter 4
These are a series of videos produced by the ESA for public distribution about the Hubble Space Telescope. This video is copyright-free material with some restrictions. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (10:01)
Antarctic species tallied up
New research has found that the Antarctic islands are home to a greater
diversity of species than the Galapagos. Thsi video is a slow loader. Provides a new look at this area that might provide students the opportunity to look at it differently. 01:00 run time
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)
Big Fun - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short vowel words. Excellent for shared reading. (2:06)