History of Ground Hog's Day
Ever wonder about the history of Groundhog day. Here it is. It is rather interesting, religiously-rooted description with modern music. (Amateur video)
Ground Hog Day
This video questions what Ground Hog Day is and why it is celebrated. People are interviewed about what Ground Hog Day means to them and why they celebrate it.
Charles Drew - Inventor of the Blood Bank
Commentary, still images, and narration about Charles Drew. Commentary is provided by Dr. Lester Rodney of Morehouse Colllege. Drew did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Overview of Charles R. Drew's Life
Commentary, still images, and narration about Charles Drew. Drew did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Overview of Du Bois' Life and Time
Short, well-produced film documentary is provided by OAASS&P and Conscious Collective.
W.E.B. Du Bois Info
Still images with words are featured in this short overview of Du Bois. The music: The River Flows in You by Yiruma.(Amateur video)
Freedom Ride Inspires Participants to Create Change
This video won the 2007 Emmy for Advanced Media Documentary and is from Vanderbilt University. Students and several original Freedom Riders retrace the Freedom Rides of 1961, which were part of the movement that led to the end of segregation in the South.
Freedom Summer 1964
Still images and narration are featured in this documentary about this part of civil rights history. (Amateur video)
Identify and Sort Solid Shapes
Slide show names shapes and describes their characteristics. The off-screen narrator describes how shapes with flat surfaces can slide and shapes with curves can roll.
Sesame Street - I'm Six Years Old Today!
This is a classic Sesame Street video about an excited kid who turns six years old.
The Stock Exchange: An explanation
The NYSE and how it works is what this nine minute video is about. This is a talking head video and requires the teacher to have explained what the exchange does in detail and how to read the stock pages to gain full value.
200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes
A brilliant display of graphics and statistics that shows how many countries of the world have grown in many areas such as technology,income, and health. A real eye-opener as it shows how the world's economy has benefited some countries and not others. Students would benefit by having to do some research on this country to help them better understand the patterns of development. British.
How Money Works
In this video learn how the money in your pocket works.Teacher uses a white board with notes.
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
The Great Empires of Africa, Part 2 of 2
This is a well done student-created video which offers information about the ancient African empires. (03:07)
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
Fact and Opinion
This is a short video with computer animation and computerized voices. The video gives one example of a fact and one example of an opinion.
Living on the Coast
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, offers a glimpse of life in three coastal communities in the United States. The visit begins in Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, specifically in the village of Nanwalek, where people have learned to survive in a harsh environment. Next we travel to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to see how people have always depended on the ocean for whaling and fishing. Finally we go to Moloka‘i in Hawai‘i, where people have learned to respect the
LASIK or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person's dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK surgery is most commonly performed as a cure for myopia (nearsightedness), but can also be used to cure hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism (corneal irregularities). 3-D animation shows how the procedure works. Grades 7-12. 1:18 min.
ACT Test Prep - Science Passage 4
This is intended to help students working on taking the ACT test who have difficulty with the Science portion of the test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students.