How to Make a Water Rocket
A step-by-step guide that shows how to make a water rocket. They can be made in about ten minutes, but only under close supervision. A good way to explain action-reaction (03:24).
How to Conduct an Orchestra
This is the first of four tutorials about conducting an orchestra for the purpose of recording a music soundtrack. The sound quality is a bit hard to understand for some students. Includes how to put music on film as well. A must watch for conducting an orchestra.
Fat Burning Cardio Workout
This 2:47 long video shows how this Quick Fat Burning Cardio Workout using an exercise bike is conducted. It demonstrates how this is done and how long it takes for each exercise. A good way to get a workout as you can pace yourself depending on age and conditioning.
Traditional Alphabet Song-Running Time 0:35
This is a short educational video singing the traditional ABC song to introduce the alphabet to young learners. Running time is 35 seconds.
The Dark Matter Mystery
Short video describing the interesting celestral cololision of the bullet cluster and how this event helps to prove dark matter exists.
44 Presidents by Rhythm, Rhyme, Results
This educational rap features presidents from Washington to Obama. May be a suitable way to memorize or remember all forty-four of them. Lyrics by Ben Johnson.
The 44 Presidents Of The United States
In this video you will see photos of all 44 Presidents Of The United States from 1789-2009. Classical music plays in the background, and then Leann Rimes sings the National Anthem.
Which U.S. Presidents Have Been Assassinated?
Four U.S. presidents have been assassinated, including Abraham
Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy. An American history teacher explains the circumstances of these presidential assassinations in this video.
Separate but Not Equal
This is a great video that focuses on the Brown Vs. Board of Education case during the Civil Rights Movement. The video highlights the problem leading to the case, the trial, and the role of Thurgood Marshall during the case and in U.S. history.
The Black Farmers of Tilery: A Fight for Civil Rights
We Shall Not Be Moved is their song, and it means they “ain’t going nowhere!” That’s the spirit of the Tillery, North Carolina resettlement, product of a New Deal program offering landless sharecroppers a chance to buy their own farms. Roanoke Farms was one of only a handful of resettlement projects for African Americans. Its families overcame the legacies of slavery and Jim Crow to earn their part of the American Dream. This video explains their viewpoint. Good for teaching about civil
Google Reader in Plain English
How to use Google Reader to read all your favorite news sites and blogs in one place and share news with friends. Google Reader can be useful for students working on research papers.
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused President Wilson to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks, but there is no sound so it lacks depth.
American Revolutionary War
This is a classroom lesson with lots of visuals. It asks questions and later answers them. Might be of value as an after test for students.
Science Olympiad Scrambler Brakes
A common event at Science Olympiad competitions is the Scrambler. The Scrambler must be a vehicle designed to use a falling mass to transport an egg a particular distance that students will be informed of only at the time of the event. This video displays a fairly simple braking system that is very beneficial to student success. Run time :20
The Sun — Earth's main source of energy — appears to shine at a constant rate. However, the Sun's magnetic field is actually constantly changing, and this affects its energy output. These variations cause effects that extend throughout the solar system. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about some of the effects that solar activity may have on Earth. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:20.
Youth Awareness - Ocean of Plastic Project with Artist Dianna Cohen
Working with American artist and environmentalist, Dianna Cohen, the students of Benjamin Franklin International School Elementary in Barcelona, Spain created a mural out of plastic bags to raise awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.
This piece will be on display at the Museu Agbar de les Aigües in Cornellá del Vallés, Barcelona, from June 8th to 9th 2010.
Dragonflies (Globe Skimmers) - The Longest Migratory Journey
While living and working as a marine biologist in Maldives, Charles Anderson noticed sudden explosions of dragonflies at certain times of year. He explains how he carefully tracked the path of a plain, little dragonfly called the globe skimmer, only to discover that it had the longest migratory journey of any insect in the world.
Charles Anderson studies marine life in the Maldives, a nation of coral atolls in the Indian Ocean.
GarageBand Tutorial on how to use effects on created tracks
An in depth tutorial that explains how to use the software "Garageband" to add effects to music tracks. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village and also has English captions. (1:41)
Language is a Virus: A Performance Art Piece
Laurie Anderson, perhaps one of the most well known performance artists presents "Language is a Virus" from her performance piece "Home of the Brave" Using music, video, performance, technology, spoken word, this piece is a great example of Anderson's work. (6:32)
The Planet Mercury HD
A brief look at The Planet Mercury (Now in HD) and some interesting facts. This video includes images and new video from the messenger probe. Music 'Musica Universalis' by the great Mike Oldfield.