Macaroni Penguin Facts - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife
In this BBC documentary suitable for middle school and high school students, David Attenborough focuses on the macaroni penguin. Remarkable aerial footage of him standing amongst the colony. Run time 03:09.
This is a video about the Galapagos tortoise. You can get a eye view of the Galapagos tortoise and their natural behaviour. There is reference to Darwin's On the Origin of Species where he wrote about them.
Atomic bombing of Nagasaki - BBC
Accounts of the American justification for dropping a second bomb in Nagasaki. The clip also features reenactments of Japaneses officials debating their surrender to the Allies.
Earth Day 2008
The facts and statistics in this video give you every reason to take a stand, make a statement and take part in Earth Day. The facts are written on the screen while sounds from nature play in the background. No narration is provided. Students will need to be able to read the information or have it read to them. (05:25)
Washington’s Farewell Address
This video is accompanied by text. "By 1796, President George Washington had served two consecutive four-year terms in office. The ongoing battle between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans contributed to his decision to retire following his second term.
Washington delivered his Farewell Address via newspapers. In this communication, he conveyed his concerns regarding alliances—both international and domestic. Washington felt that no alliance should be permanent, but rather limited t
What Is Post Impressionism?
Understand post-impressionism with information from an art
historian, critic and curator in this video. Post Impressionism took place after the first round of Avant-garde artists, who coined Impressionism, and it consisted of more emotional,
symbolic and analytical paintings.
Zachary Taylor and the Mormons
From the documentary "Presidents and Prophets: The Story of America's Presidents and the Latter-day Saints."
Introduction To Personal Pronouns
Geared for 8th grade language arts students. This video provides a,n introduction to personal pronouns including subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns. Examples of paragraphs are read with pronouns highlighted in the in the text and nouns are replaced with pronouns to improve the paragraph.
Basic Knitting Techniques: How to Cast On Knitting Stitches
You have decided to learn to knit. You have to first learn to "cast on" and this video will teach you how to do that. Get your knitting needles and some yarn and learn something new today. First you make a slip knot-slide it onto a needle and you are off. English captions. (2;02)
How to Knit - The Basics
This video will show you the basics of knitting. Follow along and see how easy it is to actually do! With this video you will learn how to Cast On, knit rows, and Bind off to complete a simple project. The entire video is set to music, there is no voice, only words on the screen and terrific video to show the process.
This video is narrated by a young student in her bedroom. She reads 10 facts about horses to viewers. Run time 01:07.
Tornado Documentary Part 2/4
Learn about Tornadoes! How do they form? Where do they form? What can you do to prepare?
Area of Diagonal-Generated Triangles of Rectangle are Equal
In this video, Mr. Khan draws a box and two intersecting lines that produce several triangles. Mr. Khan proves that the area of these diagonal-generated triangles of the rectangle are equal. He goes over the formula for finding the area of a triangle. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The screen gets busy (and dark)--the viewer may want to open to 'full screen' to see everything. The sound is a little low. (04:35)
Number 18 Sandwiches - Sesame Street
This animated video from "Sesame Street" focuses on the number 18 and has an accompanying song. The main character laments about the choice of 18 different kinds of sandwiches on the menu at a restaurant and talks about each one. At the end, she cannot decide on a sandwich, so gets pizza instead.
The Golden X
Let's learn to find X in different equations and in some examples. Video is good for students are having a hard time understanding solving for an unknown.
1976 Presidential Ad
Jimmy Carter was campaigning to become the first president from the Deep South since 1849. His ads, created by Atlanta advertising executive Gerald Rafshoon, skillfully made use of his heritage. They portrayed him as honest, hardworking, untainted by Washington politics, and almost mythically connected to America’s agricultural past--a non-lawyer who knew the value of manual labor. (0:35)
How X-Ray Works
3-D animation explains how an x-ray machine works, including the basic parts of an x-ray machine. Shows how the x-rays go through the body to produce images. Grades 7-12. 1:49 min.
Guided Reading Crash Course - Part 2
Part 2 - This video features a professional development session for Guided Reading. It states the purpose of Guided Reading, and walks teachers though the planning phase. The video contains examples of planning for a DRA 12 and 38. An excellent teaching tool full of great ideas.
Teaching Tip: Improve Reading Comprehension with Video
This video talks about using using short video clips to spark student interest and indrease reading comprehension. The commentator mentions a website an instgructor could use to improve reading comprehension, however, an educator could use this website (WatchKnow) to garner the same kind of results.
Types of Resume Formats
This video tutorial describes the most common types of resumes commonly used in the public and private employment sectors. While it is geared towards military career transitions, it applies to anyone looking to make a job change. Grades 9-12. (12:18)