London 1948: The Games of the XIV Olympiad
The Games of the XIV Olympiad, from London, Great Britain. These were the first Olympics since 1936, due to WWII. To make these videos shorter, showing the countries that made their debuts at each Games. Video is short and could include more information. (1:30)
Montage of World War II historical footage
A visual summary of World War II in video and images, featuring news reel footage and historical photos and video of Hitler, fighters, concentration camps on the Atlantic front, soldier, atomic bomb in Pacific front. Show the new WW II monument in Washington. Current, but relevant music is played in the background. NOTE: some disturbing war pictures.
Hitler watches his 50th birthday parade
Actual footage of Hitler celebrating his birthday with a parade showcasing soldiers marching and fighter show.
Hitler's Death - The Final Report - Part 1 of 5
The first part of the documentary that show the last events in Hitler's life. There is footage and an account of the last war events. There is a description of Hitler's bunker.This video is a mixture of actual footage and dramatization.
Invasion of Poland 3 of 3
1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw.
(6/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 3/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
Child Diabetes Symptoms
Symptoms of child diabetes include increased thirst, increased urination, weight loss and bed wetting. Find out how vomiting, abdominal pain and an increased respiratory rate can be signs of diabetes in children. (01:21)
This three minute video notes that one-third of diabetics don’t know that they have the condition and what are the symptoms. Important considerations are family history of this disease, being overweight, extra thirst, weight loss quickly, blurry vision, and others that need to be discussed with all students. There are some sexual related problems related in this video so a review of the content is recommended.
What Happens When A Stroke Occurs?
A public service announcement video about stroke and the symptoms of stroke. Different people are shown on the video explaining different symptoms. (0:36)
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
Jump Up Song
This Jump Up music video by Silly Bus uses music to promote and encourage fitness and exercise with younger children. Some of the lyrics include, "Catch the ball. Throw it back. Having lots of fun. Dribble quick with both hands and do it on the run. Moving fast. Moving slow. Moving all the time. It's so fun to excercise with these friends of mine...." Run time 02:59.
#17 Pianist Posture: Proper posture at the piano; RELAX yourself
In this lesson I explain various ways we can relax our body at the piano and avoid injury. Posture is VERY important (23:50)
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
Hoover found himself pitted against Democratic nominee Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), governor of New York State. Besides being a Democrat, which in this election was a benefit, Roosevelt was blessed with charm, wit, intelligence, and self-assurance. He was also a mesmerizing speaker, which in this era of the radio was crucially important. Roosevelt had a resonant voice and a gift for employing phrases that struck a strong chord with his listeners. In a campaign speech, he used the term "forgo
Cast Iron Plow (Chinese inventions)
A description of the early cast iron plow and its advantages