This Day in History-December 7, 1941-Pearl Harbor
A summary of the Pearl Harbor raid. Includes actual news footage of events occurring that day. Ends with questions about the day for students to answer or discuss. Would make a good warm-up activity for the beginning of class.It is a combination newsreels, slides, and text.
Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)
This video contains newsreel of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; the S.S. Normandy fire at a New York pier. NOTE: the use of the term "Japs" is used throughout. (09:35)
This video offers color footage of the events leading to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. A Japanese soldier shares his memories of those events. (07:49)
GI Diary: Battle of Iwo Jima part 3 of 3
The "Iwo Jima - 8 Square Miles of Hell" episode from "WWII: GI Diary"..... This old 1978 TV docu-drama was narrated by Lloyd Bridges and told the stories of real soldiers/sailors/pilots and their first-hand experiences in battle. Archival footage and good background music really made the stories come alive.....about 25 episodes were made. Video converted from really old VHS tape.......... This is the story of the invasion and capture of the island of Iwo Jima in 1945.....part 3 of 3
Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England. The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes. How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
Round Numbers to the Nearest Ten or Hundred
Students will learn to use a number line to help round large numbers. If a number is halfway between two 10's, round to the next 10. If a number is halfway between two 100's, round to the next hundred. User clicks through the slides.
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
Solving Word Problem With Rounding
In this student produced video, one student shows how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. Sound is very soft. (1:22)
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem.
Rounding Word Problem About Height
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. The students in the video show the steps needed to solve the problem correctly.
Learn How to Effectively Use Google Search-Tricks and Tips
This video shows various quick tricks on how to utilize Google to the fullest. There are many search tricks and tips such as the following: definitions, calculations, conversions, time in various places, flight status, searching by site type(example-edu, gov, org), finding music (Running Time 6:37).
Inside Google Translate
This video explains how computers use software to do translation based on word usage in that language. An excellent video for computer programming classes and for those interesting in a career in the field.
Can You Integrate Social Values into Games?
Game Maker Nicole Lazzaro is interviewed and states why games can teach values. She highlights some environmental elements that can be used to inculcate values that help society. Would be good for a technology class.
Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
Video Journey Into Nanotechnology
This 3:20 video shows how nanotechnology is being used to help cure cancer and how to can lower costs. An excellent video to show students how technology is impacting daily living.
Do You Underline the Name of a Television Show?
The name of a TV show itself should be underlined because the TV
show has episodes with their own additional titles. Learn about underlining TV show titles and place their episode titles in quotes with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
How to Write Titles
How to refer to literary works in your own writing using italics, underlining, and quotation marks. The video includes a black screen with an instructor narration. (10:08)
Bill Moyers, The Media and Democracy
Bill Moyers speaks his mind on Big Media to fellow media activists at the National Conference for Media Reform in January 2007. Part 3.