September 11 - Attack on the Pentagon
When American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, even reporters inside the building weren’t sure what was happening. This is one of the first reports by a journalist inside the Pentagon the morning of 9/11. (2:26)
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
A short video that goes into some detail as to how the Lousiana Purchase was made and what land it covered....and why it was the steal of the century, not the buy of the century.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 8
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip. Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence. More vocabulary words at http://www.ultimatevocabulary.com (5:21)
Nature's Perfect Predators- Mountain Lion
Think killer cats only hunt in Africa? This predator can run 35 mph and leap over 30 feet. Run time 03:48
Long Word Song-Syllabication
Learn how to read multi-syllable words by listening to this song and watching how they divide the word into syllables on the screen. (1:17)
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - jig Sir “j” and Sir “ig” bring an Irish flavor to Blending Fields, as they charge together at high speed to make a word “jig”. Host Gawain is on hand to bring you all the action. Video is average quality, it is short, but shows how sounds are put together to make words. This video would be good for preschool/kindergarten children.
Sir “j” and Sir “ig” bring an Irish flavor to Blending Fields, as they charge together at high speed to make a word “jig”. Host Gawain is on hand to bring you all the action. Video is average quality, it is short, but shows how sounds are put together to make words. This video would be good for preschool/kindergarten children.
Navigation Word Problem (Trigonometry)
Trigonometry problem involving two ships colliding. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen Paint program) as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
Parallel Structure Rap Song
This video was made for a public communications class. It is a rap song about parallel structure that stresses the importance of parallel structure in writing. The lyrics are shown on the bottom of the screen as the song is sung.
George Handel- Watermusic (Minuett I-II-etc)
G.F.Handel- Watermusic (Minuett I-II-etc). (4:24)
Debate Tips: Analyzing Claims
Analyzing claims helps to prove an argument. Learn how analyzing
claims helps a case from a communications and public speaking expert in this video.
Plants Cells Slide Show by StudyJams
The cells of plants include several parts, such as the cell body, cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, vacuole, cell wall, and cholorplasts. Only plant cells have plant cell walls and chloroplasts. Learn more about the plant cell with these detailed images from StudyJams. The pictures are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included on this link.
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
Unemployment Rate Primer
Understanding how the headline unemployment rate. This clip will show how to figure out how unemployment rate (U-3) is calculated. (This video shows a computer screen where the narrator explains what he is saying.)
This video is in a PowerPoint style. It discusses how to evaluate websites for accuracy. (7:08)
Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial
This tutorial covers how to evaluate websites for credibility. It discusses the differences between the different domains and how to check to get the best information.