Wonders of the Natural World - Mount Everest Video is presented by watchmojo.com. Video gives details about Mount Everest, how high it is, how it was named, the mountain range that contains Mount Everest, and how often it has been climbed. Video is of good quality, it is a short video and narrator talks fast. Video would be appropriate for children of all grade levels.
Video is presented by watchmojo.com. Video gives details about Mount Everest, how high it is, how it was named, the mountain range that contains Mount Everest, and how often it has been climbed. Video is of good quality, it is a short video and narrator talks fast. Video would be appropriate for children of all grade levels.
Powerpoint for Beginners
This video tutorial targets beginners using PowerPoint 2003. It focuses on the basic features of the program and demonstrates how to insert slides, adjust slide layouts, insert pictures on slides, select pre-set slide designs, change color schemes, and animate text. (7:03)
ZZ Blues Song - Letter Z
This Sesame Street clip features a Muppet band impersonating the band ZZ Top. The letter Z is the focus of the song as letter Zs are shown throughout and various words beginning with the letter Z are mentioned.
Introduction to Centripetal Acceleration (Part 1)
Intuition behind what it takes to make something travel in a circle. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:07.
Learn About People in the Government
This short video uses simple animation and a talking elephant to introduce young learners to the concept of government. Words that are highlighted are: governor, president, prime minister, chief minister, and the mayor. (The origin of this video is India and in that country, the president's term is five years according to the video's narrator.)
The Origin of Life - Abiogenesis
An introduction to the theory of abiogenesis, the origin of life, using text and pictures set to music. Very informative and interesting for older students. WARNING: Front male nudity in Michaelangelo fresco. Run time 09:59.
Jehovah Witness History & Beliefs (7/9)
William & Joan Cetnar discuss their involvement in the Jehovah Witness's and their beliefs in comparison with Christianity.
In this 3-D animation, the pancreas is used to regulate insulin used by the body to regulate glucose. Demonstrates how insulin binds to receptors so that the body can use the glucose. Grades 7-12. 1:04 min.
World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima
This video clip provides a summary of the Battle of Iwo Jima reported by a USMC Radio Broadcast from February 1945. (2:41)
The Battle Of Kursk
A short clip with footage from the the battle for Kursk. This was the largest tank battles of WWII.
Basics of Asthma Treatment
In this professional video, a doctor explains what happens in an asthma attack and how asthma treatments work to alleviate the problem. Pictures help to illustrate the points that are made. Both medical and preventative measures are discussed. Grades 6-12. 3:18 min.
More than 20 million Americans have some form of the disease known as asthma. In this video, a doctor gives the basics on this common condition, including causes, symptoms, and treatments. 3:11 min.
In this video, a doctor gives treatment options to allow asthma sufferers to lead normal lives. Diagrams are used to show what an asthma attack is and how treatments work. 3:17 min.
How to Read Aloud to Kids
An expert teacher demonstrates the correct way to read a book aloud. She gives tips such as using voices to keep the kids intrigued and differentiating between characters in this clip.
Turning the Pages on Reading Alouds to Kids
An Expert teacher shows the correct way to read a book aloud by turning the pages and wondering out loud what happens next. The teacher give more reading tips and a demonstration in this video clip.
How to Read Aloud to Children-Julia Fowlkes Reads The Stray Dog
This video is a useful resource for teachers to learn effective strategies for using read alouds in the elementary classroom. The narrator is Julie Fowlkes, the lead trainer from BMABF. Her voice is animated and gives background knowledge before reading. College professors could use this in literacy instruction. (6:49)
Choosing Books and Reading Aloud to Children
This presentation was written and narrated by Sarah Howard, Daniel Boone Regional Library Children's Services Librarian, in a collaborative effort with Golden K Kiwanis and Columbia Public Schools. This video gives great tips and strategies for how to read aloud to children. Practice reading the book before reading aloud to students. Look for a story line, hold the book where students can see the book, choose a chair where students can easily see, pause to show pictures, introduce the book
mproving Reading Fluency
The first way to improve reading fluency is by recognizing sight
words that don't need to be sounded out phonetically. An English specialist recommends buying flash cards and creating reading activities in this clip.
News reel of Mussolini's execution 1945
Mussolini's execution is actually shown on this news reel. Short but very graphic.
World War II: Operation Overlord - part 2/5
June - August 1944 The development and execution of Operation Overlord followed by the allied breakout and battles at Bocage, and Falaise. Interviewees include Lord Mountbatten, Kay Summersby, James Martin Stagg and Major General J. Lawton Collins.