Types of Clay for Ceramics
There are different types of clay used for a particular kind of ceramic work such as throwing on the wheel, hand building, or Raku.  Find out what types of clay are good for ceramics .English captions. (3:28)
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Environmental IQ
What is your EQ? Local vs organic, hand dryer vs paper towels? Cork bottles or screw tops? What is better for the environment? Find out with G Word on the street correspondent, Lori Harfenist. Run time 02:50
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How to Tie a Tie
How to Tie a Tie in just nine easy to follow steps. This article teaches how to tie a tie using a Four In Hand knot. Also known as a Simple Knot or a Schoolboy Knot, the Four In Hand is generally agreed to be the easiest way of tying a tie. Easy to follow instructions in this two minute video  run time 1:47
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How to Read Music (The Notes)
How to Read Music (The Notes). Part of the series: Songwriting for Beginning Pianists. Reading the music notes for piano includes identifying the treble and bass clefs and knowing which notes to play with which hand is in this four minute video. Goes fairly rapidly. Students would need an explanation of terms.   03:34 run time
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Antique Silk Factory in Florence Italy
An informative narration takes us to Florence, Italy where 19th century looms make some of the finest silks in the world. Visit a florentine factory where a hand loom dating back to 1780 is still used and every thread is woven by hand. See how artisans create silk the way it has been done for centuries.
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The Last Days of WWII
he Last Days of WWII" chronicles the Allied advance through Europe that ultimately destroyed Hitler’s Third Reich. First-hand footage and expert commentary follow the decisive ground battles and strategic bombing missions from D-Day through the capture of Berlin. It also explores the after-effects of the war, from the wrenching drama of the Nuremberg Trials to the revelations of the Nazis’ last, desperate acts.
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Handwriting Lesson: Improving Posture & Paper Skills
In this video, a teacher is shown working with an individual student on how he can improve his posture and use his non writing hand to help hold the paper.  The teacher gives the non writing hand a "pep talk" and tells how the hand can help out even though it is not doing the writing.
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Michigan State Flag and State Song

Michigan flag flying against the blue sky.  The design on Michigan's deep blue field has three mottoes: On a red ribbon - "One Nation Made Up of Many States", On a blue shield - "I will Defend", On a white ribbon - "If You Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look Around", On the blue shield the sun rises over a lake and peninsula, a man with raised hand and holding a gun represents peace and the ability to defend his rights. The elk and m
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Optical Illusions Show How We See
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there. 16:31.
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Cardio Kickboxing Hand Movements - Expert Village
Cardio kickboxing hand movements include the jab, cross, hook and uppercut. Follow along with perfect form with tips from a kickboxing instructor.  1:12 min.
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iPhone Changing Lives of Autistic Children
A news story that shows how the iPhone can be used to hep autistic students. This is a television newscast and you have to click on the left hand side monitor image for it to play. There are two videos. Not much depth, but it might be of value for some parents and teachers to consider.
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Tell Time to the 5-Minute and 1-Minute
Students will learn to tell time to the 5 minute mark and to the minute.  Count by 5's if the minute hand is on a number and count by 1's if the minute had is between two numbers. User clicks through the slides. 

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Geometric Shapes
This video clip shows a hand drawn geometric shape as the definition scrolls over the shape. Definitions are wordy.  Nice musical background. Student created geometry project.  (4:10)
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Basic Addition
Video lesson on basic addition  Larry shows how basic arithmatic computations by hand.  He shows one way using a number line and other methods showing examples with pencil and paper.  More lesson can be found at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
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Dualism, Descartes legacy - Part 2

Superstar Teacher Series, Produced by the Teaching Company, Lecturer is John Searle. Lecture is titled, “The Philosophy of Mind.”  This set of lectures is about the Philosophy of Mind.   This episode discusses the Cogito, "I think, therefore I am", but can be less ambiguously translated as "I am thinking, therefore I exist" or "I am thinking, on the account of being".  The proof that each person is a thi
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Dualism, Descartes legacy - Part 4

Superstar Teacher Series, Produced by the Teaching Company, Lecturer is John Searle. Lecture is titled, “The Philosophy of Mind.”  This set of lectures is about the Philosophy of Mind.   This episode discusses, “How do I know there is a physical object out there?”  Idealism is then discussed it says all we are ever aware of is the contents of our own mind.  Idealism in the 20th century is
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Sand Fantasy - Art on sand
Ilana Yahav is a sand animation artist. Using only her fingers, Ilana draws with sand on glass table. Provides teachers with some ideas of what they can do with limited funds. Great for hand-eye coordination, too.  04:25 run time

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Song to Teach Prepositions of Location
This is a video to help lower elementary students remember a few of the prepositions of location-in, on, under, over, behind, and in front. The song gets faster as the song is repeated. The second half of the video shows the hand motions that go with the 'song (2:03).
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Greatest Adventure stories from the bible-Samson and Delilah (Part 2 out of 3)
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible is a video series produced by Hanna-Barbera that tells of three young adventurers—Derek, Margo, and 'their nomad friend' Moki—who travel back in time to watch biblical events take place first-hand. Video tells a version of the Bible story concerning Delilah's treachery and Samson's righteous revenge. When the Philistines conquer the Promised Land, only mighty Samson has the strength and moral courage to defend his defeated people. Thwarted in th
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Greatest Adventure stories from the bible-Samson and Delilah (Part 3 out of 3)
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible is a video series produced by Hanna-Barbera that tells of three young adventurers—Derek, Margo, and 'their nomad friend' Moki—who travel back in time to watch biblical events take place first-hand. Video tells a version of the Bible story concerning Delilah's treachery and Samson's righteous revenge. When the Philistines conquer the Promised Land, only mighty Samson has the strength and moral courage to defend his defeated people. Thwarted in th
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