The War of 1812
An eight minute video about the causes of the war and the major events. A good overview.
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso-La Storia del Soldato e la Principessa
In this clip from the movie Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, the old man tells the story of a soldier's impossible love for a Princess.
William McKinley Taking Oath
Amazing actual footage of McKinley taking the oath for the second time in 1901! (He would be assassinated within six months. (No sound)
William McKinley Biography
More of a slide, this video goes through the life of President McKinley.
President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
President William McKinley
A one minute video that goes through some of the interesting facts that occured during his presidency and his death. Good for an introduction.
25th President- William McKinley
A four minute biography. A lot of information here that should help students understand this president better. He was involved in many interesting acts and incidents.
The video provides an in depth description of the Sudbury basin, one of the major mineral producing regions in the world. The video is part of a geology course through Laurentian University in Ontario. "Understanding the Earth" originally aired on TVO Ontario in 1975 and rebroadcasted in 1986. Provided by mineguy101
Using Venn Diagrams to Solve Word Problems
The instructor shows how and when to use Venn Diagrams to solve word problems. He uses an interactive whiteboard to demonstrate the word problem that can be solved with Venn Diagrams. Urges students to label their charts and graphs. Teacher teaches clearly and provides good models. (5:34)
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
A Woman Called 'Moses' - Harriet Tubman
A 7th-grader presents the story of Harriet Tubman, using still images and audio.(Amateur video with lots of good information.)
Three Simple Songs
Using play and echo technique, finger matching and sight reading, three simple songs are introduced.
Basic Piano Fingering
This video discusses and demonstrates the importance of using good techniques. Legato fingering is demonstrated. Again a 5 note pattern is used.
Left Hand Basics
In this lesson you focus on using the C position for the left hand. The numbering is reversed, your pinky is 5-thumb is 1. Proper hand position, duration of tone, andn technique is stressed.
Engineering an Empire - France Part 1-Napoleon
This video is about how France became a great Empire. It talks about the architecture of the Country and the Royalty who had them the buildings built. It also talks about the fact the France pioneered new ways of fighting in war. France's quest for perfection led them to build on an unimaginable scale which led to revolution. Napoleon wanted an empire to rival Rome.(8:31)
Le Voyage Dans la Lune
The first science fiction movie, based on a story by Jules Verne. Called "Voyage to the Moon" in English, it was created by George Melies in 1902. The film is from France and is about a small group of scientists that travel to space on a rocket to get to the moon. Originally, this was a silent film, but this film has a narration which explains what is happening to modern viewers. (11:48)
Dust Bowl Narratives
This video clip contains stories, music and images from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. (02:11)
Is it Alive?
Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This video includes some "fuzzy" examples that will make students question the meaning of life. Words are listen on the screen and video is set to music. No narration. Run time 03:02.
Ingredients for Life - Water
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
How We Hear
Take a journey into an ear canal to see how the ear works to receive vibrations from sound. As the viewer travels into the ear canal, captions appear on the screen.