Obama on Rebellion in Libya
On February 23, 2011, in an address to the nation, President Barack Obama pledges that the United States will support the democratic rights of Libyan citizens in rebellion against Muammar el-Qaddafi's regime. (1:28)
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)
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)
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Crack Hacker's Safe (Interactive Game)
In this Cyberchase interactive, you must complete a series of shape, number and color patterns to crack Hacker's safe. Given the first four terms in the pattern, you must select the correct color/number/shape combination of the next term.
Science Nation - Renewable Energy, a Reality Check in Rural China
By: nsf Young engineer takes on a global challenge: Clean and sustainable energy, one village at a time Abby Watrous learned an important engineering lesson while working in rural China. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
President George Washington, Part III
Animated biography of the life of President George Washington. This Discovery Education video is aimed at school children.
An After-School Network Expands Learning Time for Middle Schoolers
This video explains how an after school program in Rhode Island started and what problems needed to be overcome and the results. A lot of good ideas are presented.
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Keynote Address, Crimes of Honor and International Law
Dr Marsha A. Freeman gives a keynote address at The Australian National University conference, 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' in December 2011. Her talk is titled 'Crimes of Honor and International Law'. The definition of honor crime as a human rights violation is a relatively recent development, attributable to the efforts of both nongovernmental advocates and United Nations entities. First mentioned in the work of the (now defunct) Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Free, Online Nonprofit Organization and Management Development Program
A free, self-paced program for nonprofit entrepreneurs, leaders and managers, consultants and volunteers to increase their understanding of nonprofit organizations and activities. Each of the following modules suggests specific materials for review, topics for discussion and reflection, and activities to develop basic systems and practices. Various modules also include assessments and guidelines to record and monitor action items from current and previous learning modules.Module 1: Program Orien
How to Use "TimeToast" (Create Interactive Timelines)
TimeToast is a great web tool that lets teachers and students create dynamic timelines that include facts, pictures, and weblinks. It is an easy way to make history (or any subject) come to life. The time lines can be shared via social networks or even embedded in a class website, blog, or digital portfolio. A powerful, useful, and free tool! This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:19)
How to Use "Stupeflix" (Create Presentations Using Pictures and Videos)
See how easy it is to create a great presentation using just pictures, video, and music with Stupeflix. A great site to create videos of class trips, events, graduations, and much more.This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:47)
How to Use "Search Tools" (Space Time 3D, RedZ, Search Cube, Tag Galaxy)
In this webisode we look at SpaceTime3D, RedZ, Search Cube, and Tag Galaxy as alternative visual search engines. They all offer slightly different things and make looking for pictures or resources online. more interactive and a more visual experience. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (3:10)
Conan Writes Chicago Blues Songs With School Kids
Conan brings the magic of the blues to Chicago's youngest, and most adorable generation. The video could be used as a reward after a unit on the blues or as an introduction to a blues unit. (08:13)
Obtuse Triangles (Interactive)
Recognize the characteristics of obtuse triangles. Distinguish between different types of triangles and identify those with obtuse angles.
Mickey Mouse & Friends - The Band Concert (1935)
The orchestra is performing the William Tell overture, but then Donald Duck (in his third appearance in a Mickey cartoon) appears selling ice-cream. Uninvited, Donald takes out his flute and distracts the band into playing Turkey in the Straw. (08:45)