The Five Components of Physical Education
This video describes the importance Physical Education and demonstrates its five components—flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. (3:23)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
Australia's New Capital: Canberra
A look at the unification of Australia and the selection of Canberra as capital. With the coming of the Australian Federation in 1901, the new
constitution required the establishment of a capital. Not Sydney, not
Melbourne--but an entirely new seat of government. A Moment in Time is a brief, exciting and compelling journey into the past.
1784 Mifflin Not Washington President - China Trade
The history of trade with China. President Obama does the introduction. In 1784, our founding father, George Washington, commissioned the Empress of China, a ship that set sail for these shores so that it could pursue trade with the Qing Dynasty. Washington wanted to see the ship carry the flag around the globe, and to forge new ties with nations like China. This is a long video with many names that are probably unknown to most students. It has good visuals, but the fast paced video covers too
Reasoning Behind Day Light Savings Time
How the new daylight savings dates affect the economy and energy consumption and safety. A quick overview from this one minute video.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
Chemistry of Thanksgiving
Why do people eat mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day but not mashed paper towels? That’s not such an odd question from a chemistry standpoint because potato and paper are almost as similar as two peas in a pod in terms of the carbohydrates they contain.
For the answer to that and other topics that could spark dinnertime conversation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering an addition to the holiday menu: A special video on the chemistry of Thanksgiving. (23:21)
Periodic Table Rap Song
This two minute video is a rap of the elements on the periodic table. It might help students memorize the elements (in order). Lyrics are provided as well as a picture of the periodic table.
How to Understand the Vocabulary Of Algebra
How to Understand the Vocabulary Of Algebra - In this tutorial you will learn how to understand the vocabulary of algebra. (02:41)
Introduction to Existentialism (Part 3 of 4)
Part three in a basic introduction to existentialism. Run time 06:42.
Learn the Basics of Geometry
Learn the Basics of Geometry in this five-minute video, the viewer will learn about the basics of geometry.
Do you Teach or Do you Educate?
A three minute video that uses quotes to promote the advantages of motivating the students to learn by showing the way, facilitating. Okay for a staff development meeting or to use by teacher prepartion programs.
Red Ribbon Week History
Ribbon Week history done with sign language using subtitles. Should interest the students both on content and method. (0:55)
Spelling Tips for Practicing Spelling Words
Practicing spelling words in a variety of ways helps the individual to not only learn the words in a fun way, but since everybody has a different learning style this whould fit everyone.
For beginners, this vintage black and white film presents letters from the alphabet with a short lesson about the animals in the Bronx Zoo that each letter represents. (10:00)
Edward Henry Potthast - "TheShade", ca. 1920
Ira Spanierman discusses Cincinnati-born artist Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) who moved to New York in the 1890s. The Shade, ca. 1920, is one of his most famous paintings by Potthast that depicts beachgoers enjoying themselves in the sun. Potthast was famous for his paintings of leisurely scenes at the beach, which he painted almost exclusively. This is a short video, but may have value to understanding the painter and how some of them favor one subject area or location.
Grade K-One Baby
This is a short (01:24) 'video book' with simple text on the screen. This story is by Bruce Larkin.
Louisa May Alcott, American Author- A Brief Overview
This video features narration with still images of the family homestead, the family and family friends, and the cover and illustrations from one edition of Little Women. The female narrator informs us the popularity of this classic novel, Little Women (1868), allowed Alcott to achieve financial security for herself and her family. Bibliography includes four information source websites. (2:
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
This video shows the technology that helps the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop.
" 60 Seconds"- A Rap Time Song
This computer-animated video contains a rap song about time. The chorus of the song is- " Sixty seconds in one minute, Sixty minutes in one hour, and Twenty-Four hours in one day." The words of the rap appear as they are sung. ( 2:29)