Visit the Gulf Coast of Mississippi
Mississippi has over three million residents. Take a trip to visit the Gulf Coast of Mississippi with this professional video. The video also addresses the destruction and rebuilding process after hurricane Katrina in 2005. Some of the Mississippi people/places in this video include: Ocean Springs, Artist Walter Anderson, Shearwater Pottery, Biloxi, Biloxi's casinos, Jefferson Davis' home and library - Beauvoir, and Pass Christian. Run time 06:41.
The Mississippi Queen River Boat - Memphis, TN
Ever since riverboats first navigated the wild and woolly waters of the Mississippi River, Memphis has been an important stop. Travel with Bennett-Watt and learn about the Mississippi Queen river boat . Run time 05:04.
The race for the presidency was close with neither Ford nor Carter generating overwhelming support. Eventually, Carter's positive record with minorities proved to be the decisive factor as he received 97 percent of the black vote. The Democratic candidate defeated the Republican incumbent 297 electoral votes to 241, and set his sights on creating a friendlier, people-oriented administration. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
1976 Presidential Ad
Jimmy Carter was campaigning to become the first president from the Deep South since 1849. His ads, created by Atlanta advertising executive Gerald Rafshoon, skillfully made use of his heritage. They portrayed him as honest, hardworking, untainted by Washington politics, and almost mythically connected to America’s agricultural past--a non-lawyer who knew the value of manual labor. (0:35)
Jimmy Carter's Hometown in Plains, Georgia
The tiny farming town of Plains, Georgia has a big name attached to it: the 39th President of the United States and farmer, Jimmy Carter. (03:06)
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
President Barack Obama Speech: 2009 NAACP Convention
President Barack Obama addresses the 2009 NAACP Convention in New York, New York at the 2009 Freedom Fund/Spingarn Awards.
The Seven Continents
A video using Google Earth to display the seven continents on Earth.
18 Ways to Say Thank You in German!
This video shows you l8 ways to say thank you in german. You will hear the phrase in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning and intermediate language learners.
China During the Song Dynasty, Part 1, 1/3
This video features information about the Song Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Liu Song Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Song Dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝; pinyin: Sòng Cháo; Wade-Giles: Sung Ch'ao) was a ruling dynasty in China between 960–1279 AD; it succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period, and was followed by the Yuan Dynasty. It was the first government in world history to issue banknotes or paper money and the first Chi
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
Martians 'Discover' the Number 16
This very brief Sesame Street video has 'Martians to introduce young learners to the number 16.
History of the Universe Made Easy (Part 2)
This concludes the two parts on the History of the Universe, showing how our universe, solar system and planet Earth formed through natural and predictable processes. NOTE: Religious references
(Music: Rodrigo's 'Concierto de Aranjuez' adagio -- soloist Kaori Muraji)
Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
As You Like It, play by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
Animated cartoon with subtitles. This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (5:26)
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Basic Sign Language for Telephone, Book, Radio
Learn how to sign telephone, book, radio, car, and story with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Electrical Systems Current (sv)
How does current work? Find out as this teacher from Dallas, Texas, helps you learn. This video is in lecture format - with the teacher speaking into the camera and a dry erase board behind her. She focuses much of her time on the formulas for currents and amps. Some key words include: matter, positive charge, negative charge, repel, attract, electron, coulombs, current, flow, and amp. Run time 04:00.
After Oersted's 1820 discovery that electric currents create magnetism, it was obvious that in some way magnetism should be able to create electric currents. The discovery of electromagnetic induction, in 1831, by Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry was one of the most important of the 19th century, not only scientifically, but also technologically, because it is the means
Electromagnetic induction makes it easy and natural to generate alternating current. Use of transformers makes it practical to distribute ac over long distances. Although Nikola Tesla understood all this, Thomas Edison chose not to, and thereby hangs a tale. Alternating current circuits obey a differential equation identical to the harmonic oscillator resonance equation
How Does a Solenoid Work?
A solenoid works by having electricity flow through its copper
wire that is provided by a power supply and a switch. Learn how a
solenoid becomes a magnet when electricity is supplied to it with
information from a science teacher in this video.