Searching Google In A Snap
This excellent slideshow (43 slides) shows viewers how to optimize Google searches. Many people use Google every single day and I suspect most don't know how to use it to their advantage. There is no narration, so an educator should supplement the slideshow with more information. The slideshow also demonstrates how educators can set up a individual searching site for their students.
Three Top Essay Writing Tips
A good video that goes over the main starting points to review before writing an essay. It goes slowly, but a handout to refer to would be good for most students to refer as they start to write.
Uncaging Cotton - Taming an Aggressive Dog
Cotton is a naturally aggressive dog. Can Cesar tame this 35lb predator? The dog is showed who is boss, and learns to behave. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:13.
Dhaka, the second dirtiest city in the world - 19 April 08
Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, home to some 11million people, is facing a severe environmental crisis. It's been named the second dirtiest city in the world, after Baku in Azerbaijan.
Find North Without a Compass
This video demonstrate how to find North Without A Compass.(No narration but a good, easy film to follow.)
Wild Panda Winter Survival - Wild China - BBC
In the snow-covered mountains of Qinling Mountains, the Wild China team capture footage of a wild giant panda as it forages through dense bamboo forests feasting on frozen bamboo leaves. (02:37)
Electrical Switches, Part 4, Machine Control Switches
This video describes control switches such as limit switches, proximity switches, flow switches, pressure switches, temperature switches, and speed switches.
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "In the seventeenth century, philosopher John Locke wrote about natural law, which gives individuals rights that are part of the natural order of life rather than assigned by a ruler. Thomas Jefferson incorporated this concept into the Declaration of Independence in an attempt to point out the abuses made by the British government and prevent similar offenses from occurring in an independent America. Jefferson
Screaming Forest, Part 3 of 3
Part 3 of an art video. Human body parts and other images - e.g., a row of refrigerators standing in the snow - are superimposed on images of piles of mechanical wreckage. Music includes raucous clanking and instrumentation reminiscent of the Hitchcock film, Psycho (1:37).
Shurley English Sentence Rap
This teacher-made video uses the Shurley method to sing a short rap on sentence structure and the 5 keys to making a sentence. The five keys include: (1) A sentence must have a subject. (2) A sentence must have a verb. (3) A sentence must make sense with every single word. (4) The first word in a sentence must start with a capital letter. (5) THe end of a sentence must have an end mark. Run time 02:24.
American Revolutionary War Part 2
A short three part series on the major military events of the American Revolutionary War. This is Part 2 which is about the events that cover the years 1777 and 1778 with a map. (Amateur-ish video using maps and slides with narration.)
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
Describes the reelection of Lincoln and his need to bring the 14th amendment before congress. Would be good as an introductory clip. Very limited in scope. Color with sound.
The Korean War - The Chinese Surprise
This video discusses the invasion of South Korea and entrapment of American soldiers there at the beginning of the war.
Castile Films Newsreel covering Germany's early expansion and the surrender of France. Highlights British resistance before American entry into the war, as well as General De Gaulle's continued resistance. Depictions of combat on land and sea, including the devastation of London and Buckingham Palace. The video ends abruptly with an excerpt of Winston Churchill.
French Verbs - Aimer - Indicatif Futur Simple
Note: Video may be preceeded by ad. This video (01:11) gives the simple future conjugations of the word: aimer (to like). After the native speaker says each phrase one time, he says "Repetez", allowing the viewer to repeat the phrase. Good for beginning French language-learners or for review.
The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
Numbers Written in Words
Lesson on numbers written with words. Larry explains how to write out less common numbers in words and how to say the number properly. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
Pronunciation can be difficult in English because of all of the
words that have silent letters. Learn tips on how to pronounce silent letters in English words from a produced playwright.
Spinners - Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative can be used to teach about chance and random choices. You may:
-Spin the spinner
-Change spinner regions (Name, Color, and Size)
-Record results from multiple spins
There are more directions on the right side of the Java applet.
News Article Writing Process: Part 1
Part 1 - Learn the process of writing news articles like a reporter in this video. An expert explains the process using a whiteboard.