Discovery Education Video. Thomas Jefferson was one of the Founders of the United States of America. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was the Third President of the United States of America. He advanced America in many ways. He purchased the Louisiana area. He did many great things. This video takes a look at some of those things.
How to Play the C Major Scale on the Xylophone
This video will teach you how to properly play the C major scale on the xylophone.
How To Find the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
This video lesson shows how to find the lowest common multiple/lowest common denominator (LCM/LCD) using factor trees.
Percent and Decimals
In this video the view is walked through the process of expressing percentages as decimals and expressing decimals as percentages with examples with the Paint Program.
The history of Modern Dance
This video tells about the background and history of Modern Dance which has its roots in rebellion. It is always changing and evolving. It shows many great dance instructors and professors talking about the influence of Modern Dance on the Art form of Dance. (4:15)
Finding the Volume of a Rectangular Prism
Animated text on slides with narration. Explains what a prism is and how to determine the volume. Examples are given using the formula: volume = length X width X height. Grades 5-10. 4:17 min.
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher. (02:38)
How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants. The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks. The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
Physical Performance on Vimeo
Physical Performance Interactive Art using music, sound, and light. (03:01)
Pierce was virtually handed his presidency, and was well liked by everyone. But soon that would change. Pierce left a legacy as one of the worst presidents in American history. This four-minute video goes through some of the twists and turns in his life. This is a dramatic presidency and may be difficult for some children as there are some traumatic events. Kansas Nebraska Act discussed, too.
Rhodin - Fear of Death - monument
Discusses Rhodin's first scupture the Fear of Death statue-modeled after an event in medieval French history. It also discusses the parts of the scene and the meanings of the body positions.
Amelia Earhart and Jackie Cochran
A 5 minute video about how Amelia Earhart and friend Jackie Cochran changed the face of women in aviation.
American Experience: Amelia Earhart
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America's first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination but also for her striking looks and outspoken personality. Three weeks before her 40th birthday Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, and her story became legend. (51:42)
Nanna's Quicksand Demonstration
What is quicksand? Join Nanna Knowitall in her mad lab as she explores the properties of quicksand. Nanna uses cornstarch, water, coffe or dirt, a bowl and mixer to conduct her experiment. She finishes her experiment with a very simple explanation of how quicksand works. Run time 06:28
Julius Erving – Inspirational Basketball Champion
Basketball Player: Julius Erving - Julius Erving, otherwise known as Doctor J, lead a successful basketball career and provides an inspiration to us all to this day. These clips are from older footage, so the image quality could be better.(01:33)
Reading Musical Notes: How to Play a Piano
This is not a video, but an animation that helps students learn to read sheet music using a piano. Watch the notes on the sheet music go by. As they pass, click on the correct key on the piano. You will need to click on the picture for the program to begin. No run time.
Edgar Degas - A Collection of His Work, Part I
Degas, who is generally remembered as one of the founders of Impressionism, is seen in this video through his paintings. (10:00)
Edgar Degas was born into the family of bankers of aristocratic extraction. His mother died in 1847, so the boy's father, Auguste de Gas, and grandfather, Hilaire de Gas, were the most influential figures in his early life. In this slideshow of his works there is no spoken commentary, just classical music.
CAUTION: This video slideshow features artistic nudity.
Learning the Skeletal System
This animated show explains the skeleton in a way younger children can understand. It goes through all the bones of the body.