St. Louis 1904: The Games of the III Olympiad
The Games of the III Olympiad in St. Louis, USA. These games are originally slated for Chicago. However, they were moved to St. Louis as part of the World’s Fair. The flags of the nations are then shown. These were the first Olympics held in the United States, later hosts were Los Angeles (twice) and Atlanta. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. PowerPoint presentation. (1:23)
Antwerp 1920: The Games of the VII Olympiad
The Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp, Belgium. These were the first Olympic Games held since 1912, as World War I wiped out the 1916 Games, schedules for Berlin. These Games saw the introduction of the Olympic flag and the Olympic oath. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:48)
Amsterdam 1928: The Games of the IX Olympiad The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
London 1948: The Games of the XIV Olympiad
The Games of the XIV Olympiad, from London, Great Britain. These were the first Olympics since 1936, due to WWII. To make these videos shorter, showing the countries that made their debuts at each Games. Video is short and could include more information. (1:30)
Montage of World War II historical footage
A visual summary of World War II in video and images, featuring news reel footage and historical photos and video of Hitler, fighters, concentration camps on the Atlantic front, soldier, atomic bomb in Pacific front. Show the new WW II monument in Washington. Current, but relevant music is played in the background. NOTE: some disturbing war pictures.
(6/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 3/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
What Happens When A Stroke Occurs?
A public service announcement video about stroke and the symptoms of stroke. Different people are shown on the video explaining different symptoms. (0:36)
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
#17 Pianist Posture: Proper posture at the piano; RELAX yourself
In this lesson I explain various ways we can relax our body at the piano and avoid injury. Posture is VERY important (23:50)
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
How to Read Music
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Hoover found himself pitted against Democratic nominee Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), governor of New York State. Besides being a Democrat, which in this election was a benefit, Roosevelt was blessed with charm, wit, intelligence, and self-assurance. He was also a mesmerizing speaker, which in this era of the radio was crucially important. Roosevelt had a resonant voice and a gift for employing phrases that struck a strong chord with his listeners. In a campaign speech, he used the term "forgo
Cast Iron Plow (Chinese inventions)
A description of the early cast iron plow and its advantages
Learn about The History of Ancient China 4000 B.C.
This one minute video provides a brief overview of the accomplishments in China in the period around 4000 B.C. At best this is an overview and should be combined with other videos or materials to provide a more indepth look at China during this time.
Chord Building on Vimeo
This amateur video discusses basic chord building and learning the difference between major and minor chords on a keyboard. Run time 04:47.