Cold War: Red China - part 1/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
Volume of Rectangular Prisms: Length, Width, and Height
This video teaches students how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. Learn how to solve and find the volume of a 3D shape using length times width times height. Includes the volume song.
"Jabberwocky" a poem by Lewis Carroll from Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There
Heres is a black and white virtual movie of the photographed head of Lewis Carroll, lying on a couch, head resting on his fist, reading his much loved poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem is read superbly by Justin Brett. The lyrics can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:26)
Rhythmic Gymnastics Training
Short clip of a russian gym training rhythmic gymnasts. (1:09)
Brain Break-Macarena Dance
A teacher from Lincoln Elementary shows steps and performs the Macarena Dance for a brain break activity. This is a good activity to teach rhythmic movement, dance, team cooperation, and for a brain break during transition times (3:48).
YMCA with a Twist
In this video, students from Missouri State University show steps to and perform a dance with a twist to the song "YMCA". The student will be able to execute different locomotor skills and perform the new actions to the "YMCA", while listening to the beat of the music and the words of the song.
Action 1: Y – Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder width apart. Put hands down to the side. This action makes a “Y” if you were looking at it upside down. Your legs making
"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)
Researching The Salem Witch Project
Learn how to get started writing a research paper. See how
to develop a plan for writing about a historical subject such as the
Salem Witch Trials.
Black Death Medieval Scourge
In the fourteenth century, bubonic plague swept through Europe, decimating the population. Where did it originate? How was it spread? Discover more about it in this documentary from History's Turning Points. Included are recreated scenes depicting Tartar forces, led by Kipchak khan Janibeg, catapulting plague-ridden corpses into the besieged city of Kaffa. That action set-up the spread of Black Death to Genoa (and, from there, to the rest of Europe). (25:04)
How To Write a Thank You Letter
This is video clip about writing a thank you letter. In the video, a thank you letter is written and explained step-by-step. ( 1:46)
How to Write a Business Letter
This video describes the steps you need to follow to write a business letter in English. There is no sound in this video, but the descriptions and pictures of each and every step are explicit and clear.
Assyrian Ancient Warriors, Part 2
This documentary of this ancient empire is told through images and narration and is suitable for high school students.
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 3
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. In this segment, Mr. Page identifies topic sentences in different paragraphs and discusses coherence. The lecturer appears on the right side while images and information appears on the left. (05:21)
JAZZ DANCE CLASS
Short excerpt from a jazz dance class. (0:47)
A Tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy (Pt. 5)
A black and white video tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy by CBS in 1962.
How to Start a Debate
There are several ways to start a debate, including learning
another person's viewpoint and arguing against it. Discover methods for
conducting a formal debate with a moderator.
Debate Tips: Outline Main Points
Make good solid notes when outlining main points. Learn how
outlining ideas helps in debating claims from a communications and
public speaking expert in this video.
Elodea Cytoplasmic Streaming
About 10-15 minutes after preparing a wet mount of an elodea leaf, evaporation of some of the water makes it possible to see chloroplasts in motion inside of the cytoplasm. "Cytoplasmic streaming" is defined as the movement of the fluid substance (cytoplasm) within a plant or animal cell. This is the mechanism for the transport of nutrients. Run time 02:31.
Institutions, Geography, and Growth
This is an hour long video lecture. It is sophisticated and insightful and for advanced students. "Three billion people on earth live on less than two dollars a day. A relative
handful of us fare astronomically better. How do economists account for global
“haves” and “have-nots”? Roberto Rigobon attributes a vast income inequality
across countries to four connecting factors: luck, geography, quality of
institutions, and quality of policies. If