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
Types of Clouds
This is a short slide show of various cloud types that is accompanied by music (the song Stormy Weather).
Birth of Voodoo
Documentary Video- Voodoo was born in the West African nation of Benin. And here, it is an official religion.
Introduction to Japanese Religion
This is a piece I made for Japanese language students so that they could see and hear something of Japanese religion. Shinto and Buddhism are introduced.
Discover Local Transportation in Japan
This is a brief review of the types of transportation in use in Japan. Bicycles, the subway, cars, and others are featured. Interesting aspects of the Japanese culture are also explained.
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.
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.
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
MP3 players have changed the way in which people enjoy music. The music files are so small that you can keep many audio files on your music players. Files are digitally compressed so you can save more. (1:16)
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Dhaka, the second dirtiest city in the world - 19 April 08
Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, home to some 11million people, is facing a severe environmental crisis. It's been named the second dirtiest city in the world, after Baku in Azerbaijan.
Standard Form of a Linear Equation
This video clip describes how lines expressed in the standard form of a linear equation are commonly seen, especially when looking at and writing systems of linear equations. The standard form of a linear equation puts the x and y terms on the left hand side of the equation, and makes the coefficient of the x-term positive. While standard form is commonly, we sometimes rewrite a line in slope-intercept form in order to graph it. (1:13)
Learn About William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
Learn about William Shakespeare and the Globe theatre, where his plays were performed in this five-minute video clip.
"Achy Breaky Heart" Dance
Students from Missouri State University show steps to and perform The Achy Breaky Hear Dance with motions grapevine, stomp, jump, clap, etc. This is a good resource for teaching rhythmic movement, dance, and team cooperation. (5:11)