Paul Bunyan, Part 1 of 2
Actor James Earl Jones introduced Disney's 1958 animated film. At "sixty-three ax-handles high" and with a big blue ox for a sidekick, our next hero, Paul Bunyan was a perfect subject for a Disney animated featurette. From his early days as a giant baby washed up on the shores of a seaside town, to his fame as the greatest lumberjack that ever lived, everything about him was bigger then life. Legend has it that he formed the Grand Titons, built Pike's Peak, and is responsible for the
Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me, picture book by Eric Carle
A simple story, briefly told, which revolves around the waxing and waning of the moon. Monica asks Papa to bring her the moon, that she might play with it. By dint of "a very long ladder" and a mountain, Papa reaches the moon, waits until it becomes smaller, and obligingly retrieves it. Of course the moon continues to shrink and soon disappears, but a few nights later Monica sees it once again in the sky, where it begins to grow anew. Illustrated picture book brought to life with animation, na
Eric Carle's The Very Quiet Cricket.
This video reads aloud Bill Martin's book The Very Quiet Cricket. The baby cricket tries to make noise by rubbing his wings together but nothing happens. He meets a cricket, locust, praying mantis, spittle bug, cicada, bumblebee, a dragonfly, and mosquitoes. The cricket meets another cricket who was also quiet. They both were able to make sounds. As in true Eric Carle style, the animation is well done and the repetitive rhyming will appeal to yo
Counting from 1 to 100 in French
In this lesson, Jacqueline teaches you the French numbers from 1 to 100. You'll see that it's as easy as "un, deux, trois".
Giordano Bruno: Scientist
Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer, who is best known as a proponent of the infinity of the universe. His cosmological theories went beyond the Copernican model in identifying the Sun as just one of an infinite number of independently moving heavenly bodies: he is the first European to have conceptualized the universe as a continuum. He was burned at the stake by civil authorities in 1600 after the Roman Inquisition found him guilty of heresy
This is a brief, professionally-produced computer-animated video that discusses DNA replication. (00:48)
Amoeba Engulfs Algae Cells In Mono Lake, CA
Short video showing phagocytic action of an amoeba. This sample is taken from a high salt/high pH lake that is toxic to most organisms. No audio. Grades 5-12. 40 sec.
Gorillas... 98.6% Human
On a trip to Rwanda, explore had the opportunity to visit four families of wild mountain gorillas, a species with only 720 remaining members. Their guide is Craig Sholley, who has been intimately involved in the preservation of African wildlife for more than 30 years. The team's thrilling interaction with these peaceful creatures - who share 98.6% of their genetic makeup with humans - is a startling reminder of their own
EARTHLIGHT - Part 3
This video has mesmerizing, beautiful views of the Earth's rotation with mellow music by Ryan Shore. The images are provided by NASA, Johnson Space Center. There are subtitles indicating the position of the Earth.
Colors in Spanish and English
This is a great video that teaches how to say colors in both, English and Spanish.
At the Airport (En el Aeropuerto)
This video is a slideshow presenting vocabulary about airports. There are images and the words and phrases are written and read out both in English and in Spanish.
Traveling by Taxi (Viajando en Taxi)
This video presents vocabulary to be used when traveling by taxi. The phrases are presented in English and some time is given before the Spanish phrase is given. The words and phrases are written on the screen.
Useful Phrases Used at a Hotel - Beginner Spanish
This is a presentation introducing phrases in Spanish that can be used at a hotel. The phrases are shown both in English and in Spanish and the Spanish pronunciation is repeated several times.
Directions in the Big City
Learn how to navigate though any city using cardinal directions, Hay, and lots of new locations.
Infant and Child CPR
Depending on the size of the infant or child will determine which technique you will need to use. One rescurer CPR is demonstrated for both as well as an obstructed airway.
Building the Great Pyramid - Part 4 of 6
This is part 4 of a reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu's great pyramid. It shows some reconstructions of scenes of the time and some rituals.
Lost Worlds - Braveheart's Scotland 5/5
This is a documentary, which starts at the end of the 13th century (1207), explores the life of William Wallace (Braveheart) and his fight for his country and is suitable for high school students. Documentary features scholarly commentary and computer animation.
Weather on Jupiter, Part 5 of 7
This video compares Jupiter's lightning to lightning on Earth and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
How to Recognize ADHD Symptoms
How to Recognize ADHD Symptoms. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How to Recognize ADHD Symptoms in this children's health video.
(4/12) Battlefield: The Battle of Midway
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their