Little Red Riding Hood
This short film created by university students is directed at a first grade content standard asking students to "Identify and describe the elements of plot, setting, and characters." The video is esentially a version of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" with no questions or activities to go with the story. It would work well as a starting point for familiarizing the students with the story and then creating questions that would check their knowledge of story elements.
Animated cartoon with male narrator, music, sound effects. Rumpelstiltskin is a character in a fairy tale of the same name that originated in Germany (where he is known as Rumpelstilzchen). The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm, who first published it in the 1812 edition of Children's and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions until the final version was published in 1857. A fairy tale about a girl who ends up in t
Rumpelstiltskin, Part 1 of 3
This is an older animated cartoon movie made from story of Grimm's fairy tale classic Rumpelstiltskin. This is part 1 of 3. The picture is somewhat blurry and this clip ends in mid-sentence. (8:48)
Rumpelstiltskin part 3
This is a movie made from the Grimm's fairy tale classic,
Rumpelstiltskin, about the little man who can spin straw into gold. This is part 3 of 3. The animated cartoons are simple but blurry. Music and voices (8:02)
Hansel and Gretel, Part 1 of 2
This is the classic storybook of Hansel and Gretel by Grimms' being read by a woman with a German accent. There is no animation, no music, and no illustrations and the screen shows her face simply looking down and reading while sitting in a room in a house. Part 1 of 2 (8:08)
Hansel and Gretel, Part 2 of 2
The woman with the German accent reads, in English, the second half of the fairy tale, "Hansel and Gretel," while sitting in a room with books behind her. Part 2 of 2 (7:50)
The Wolf and The Seven Little Kids (Stop Motion Video)
Professional Stop Motion Video- Old stop motion featuring one of the brothers Grimm's classic fairy tales, The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. The wolf tries to get into the house of the seven kids (goats) but they hear the gruff voice. He again tries to trick them by changing his voice but they see his black claws. As usual, the wolf keeps trying and trying. Scratchy music. (10:00)
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
Statue of Liberty in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that describes the history and significance of the Statue of Liberty. (01:56)
Katharine Hepburn &Little Women Live Radio Performance 1945 Part 3
Katharine Hepburn, and others perform Little Women for Theatre Guild. It is an on the Air radio broadcast from December 23rd 1945.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
How To Construct a Pentagon
This video explains how to construct a regular pentagon AND looks at some neat ratios.
Musical slide show showing hexagon images and the different arrangements that can be made with the hexagon.
Translations on the Coordinate Plane
This PowerPoint video demonstrates how to translate a shape on the coordinate plane. One example is modeled using a step by step approach. run time :44
Why SSA and AAA Don't Work as Congruence Shortcuts
This video describes four shortcuts that help students know when two triangles are congruent: SSS, SAS, ASA, and AAS. Knowing only side-side-angle (SSA) does not work because the unknown side could be located in two different places. Knowing only angle-angle-angle (AAA) does not work because it can produce similar but not congruent triangles. (4:06)
Where Did It Come From: Ancient China - The Personal Weapon
This two minute video shows how these weapons came into being. The video explains how some of the weapons worked and the thinking about them.
The Emperor Who Made China
This two minute video provides an overview of the First Emperor of China and some of his accomplishments.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 2/5
To protect the invasion zone's western extremity and to facilitate the "Utah" landing force's movement into the Cotentin Peninsula, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions descended on the peninsula by parachute and glider in the early hours of D-Day. The paratroopers were badly scattered. Many were injured and killed during the attack, and much of their equipment was lost. But the brave paratroopers fought fiercely, causing confusion among the German commanders and keeping the Germans troops
How Music Works 1 - Melody - Part 2 Narrator is Howard Goodall. Intervals are further discussed in this episode. Semitone is the smallest interval and a whole tone is a whole step away from the previous note. Scales are also discussed, they are note groups. Modes have a different effect on the listener’s emotions, happy, sad, Christmas, morning, evening, and many more.
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Intervals are further discussed in this episode. Semitone is the smallest interval and a whole tone is a whole step away from the previous note. Scales are also discussed, they are note groups. Modes have a different effect on the listener’s emotions, happy, sad, Christmas, morning, evening, and many more.
Calculus Related Rates
This video takes you through some Calculus Related Rates. The video has a clear speaker and shows step-by-step powerpoint slides. (10:57)