Jane Austen: Lessons in Love
This two minute video explains actions of Jane Austen and how it was important at that time for a woman to marry and Austen fell in love with a rich man. This video deals with the impact of her subsequent rejection of her suitor on her writing. Let the video run and two others videos show that add more depth to her works. It would be of benefit to show all of these videos to gain a better understanding of her life. The time to show all the videos is about 5:30 minutes.
Jane Austen's Life at Chowton Cottage
Jane Austen's Life at Chowton Cottage - Learn about Jane Austen's happy life writing at Chowton Cottage. (05:28)
If I Had Flashes and Floaters in My Vision
Teaches that Flashes and Floaters in Vision may be sign of retinal tear and detachment which is an emergency because blindness can quickly develop if not treated urgently.
Glucose Song Sung to Tune of "Honey, Honey"
Tune- Sugar, Sugar, Honey, Honey explains how the body uses glucose. Slow animation, but younger students will enjoy the video. Key vocabulary words include glycolysis, glucose, fuel, monosaccharide sugar, lactate, and insulin (Running Time 2:45).
The Harvest Moon
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
How to Write an Essay
How to Write an Essay. Part of the series: Academic Writing Tips. Writing an essay typically consists of composing an introductory paragraph, an elaborated body and a concluding paragraph. Write an essay with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on...
How To Solve A Rubik Cube
This part One of how to solve a Rubiks Cube. He describes everything in detail as in how to solve everything dealing with the Cube. Runtime is 6:32
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.
ar - Phase 3 Digraphs
The ar grapheme makes a vowel sound and is therefore considered a
vowel digraph. Learn some ar words in this clip. A learning activity with this clip would be for children can point out the ar grapheme in the words.
Reading Words With Digraphs - Hooked on Phonics
This video contains digraphs -ch, -tch, -sh, -th, -mp, -nd, -ng. Each consonant group is shown on the screen and sounded out by a narrator. Then the sounds are shown in the context of a word which is spelled out on the screen. This is repeated several times, giving the viewer time to practice each sound and corresponding word. Good use of color to highlight sounds. (4:21)
Consonant Digraphs: sh, ch, wh, th (Mr. H and His Four Girlfriends)
This is an amusing teacher-created story from 40 years ago to help
first-grade students remember the sounds represented by the consonant digraphs sh, ch, wh, and th.
Escape Self-Absorption through Positive Emotions
This is a ninety-minute lecture.
Irrigation and Ancient Egypt
This video is in lecture format and discusses how the use of irrigation, hieroglyphics, architecture (pyramids,sphinx, obelisks), geographic placement (Nile River), and cultural and religious beliefs helped lead Ancient Egypt to be a dominant civilization. (27:34)
Ancient Egyptian civilization is one of the greatest in the ancient world, Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Macedonian, Roman, Persian and few other civilizations match the accomplishments of these residents of the Nile River area. A good overview of the gods and the culture. (03:09)
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.
Aqueducts of Palenque
This installment of "Wonders of Latin America" takes a look at the rise of the Mayan palace Palenque as well as the Mayan King Pacal.
Persepolis Recreated-Part 4 of 5
Persepolis once stood where present day Iran is located. This documentary is suitable for high school students. "Archaeological evidence shows that the earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. André Godard, the French archaeologist who excavated Persepolis in the early 1930s, believed that Cyrus the Great chose the site of Persepolis, but that Darius the Great built the terrace and the great palaces" (Persepolis, Wikipedia, 2009).
Southaven High School Choir Practice
In this video, the Southhaven, MS High School choir practices for an upcoming concert. (2:19)
Water Cycle Rap Song
A rap about the Earth's water cycle. The song raps about rain, evaporation, and condensation. The music video is from a Bill Nye episode on water. (01:30)
Pythagorean Theorem Proofs
The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most well-known theorems in mathematics and is frequently used in Geometry proofs. The Pythagorean theorem states that in a right triangle the sum of its squared legs equals the square of its hypotenuse. (5:06)