World's Top Ten Longest Rivers
A Video Presentation of the World's Top Ten Longest Rivers. Pictures are shown of each river.
"How Tsunamis Are Formed"
A six minute video on how they are formed and lesson plans.
Geography: Climate and Vegetation
An introduction to climate and vegetation in world regional geography. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin (01:01)
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South. (03:02)
Author Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan was a teacher who turned into a best-selling
children’s author with The Lightning Thief, the start of a
series about a 12-year-old demigod and his friends. He also
wrote the award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series. This is a 25 minute video. Skip to the 3:35 minute section to get to the interview. A good video to motivate students to read and to understand that writing about what you like is a good start. He promotes writing and not when to share it with
"Crocodile's Toothache" Poem by Shel Silverstein
This animated video of the poem from the book, Where The Sidewalk Ends, "The Crocodile's Toothache," is narrated by poet Shel Silverstein (Uncle Shelby) himself. A puppet-like digital graphics rendition of the poem for any Silverstein-loving child or adult. London Metropolitan University MA Digital Film and Animation Major Project; Poet/Performer Shel Silverstein, Animator/Director Aida Alemy. with music
On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (4 of 5)
Armstrong Williams continues his interview with Dr. Maya Angelou. She knew she must teach her son. Books became important. "Books represent the gathered information of human beings all over the world since we've been able to write." Armstrong Williams reveals his knowledge of Dr. Angelou's kind acts to people in need. "I am trying to be a Christian.... a representative of my God." Armstrong asks how she has overcome the "-ism of race." First of all, if you don't transcend it,
Richard III by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (7:20)
Supplies for Making Pottery
Take your clay and roll it out flat. Have many types of texturing materials such as bark, stamps, cookie cutters for the students to use. English captions. (1:13)
Art History Questions : Famous Women Photographers
Famous women photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Karen Wisniewski, Jody Cobb, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothy Allen and Julia Margaret Cameron. Study the photographic work of women throughout history with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video about famous artists. Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba.
(Filmmaker: Paul Muller)
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
The Rise of Dinosaurs
This is an animated documentary of the rise of dinosaurs. The video depicts how the small meat-eating dinosaurs of the Triassic period rise to dominate the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (Lots of violence!)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
The Beauty Bias
How beauty influences attention and expectations in the classroom.
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Initial Consonant J and Short U
Our old friend Sir j returns to Blending Fields, and this time
he's going to crash at high speed into Sir uggle. The resulting
demonstration of skill, we can promise you, will be one you won't soon forget. (You're likely to remember something about the initial
consonant "j," and the sound of short "u," too.)
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Blending Sh and Ark
Gawain introduces us to "Sir sh" and Sir "ark", two brave nights
who charge together at high speed to make a word that not only puts
their lives in danger, but also explores the secrets of the "sh" sound
and the "ar sound. Blend on, dudes!
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.