Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Storm Adventures - Treago, KS Tornado
This tornado formed on June 5, 2005. The photographers shot this at only 200 yards away. It was moving in straight line towards them at 10 to 15 mph. (01:35) There is no sound.
Tomb of Newgrange
Visit Ireland's mysterious Newgrange, which continues to surprise and confuse historians.
Romeo and Juliet, Part 3 of 3
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic tragedy by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 3 of 3 (6:09)
The Present Indicative of verbs ending in -ERE
In this video, we see how to conjugate regular and irregular verbs ending in -ERE. The written words are displayed and pronunciation of all the forms is reviewed. This video is narrated by a native speaker.
It's Easter Little Critter-Story Time Mercer Mayer reads his New picture book, "It's Easter Little Critter". This book is about Little Critter who is very excited on Easter morning. He wakes up to find a present from Mom and Dad, a bunny named Egg. But there is much to be done before Little Critter can go out and play. Little Critter and his sister fill an Easter basket to take to their grandparents. They make cards and get dressed in their Easter outfits.&nbs
Mercer Mayer reads his New picture book, "It's Easter Little Critter". This book is about Little Critter who is very excited on Easter morning. He wakes up to find a present from Mom and Dad, a bunny named Egg. But there is much to be done before Little Critter can go out and play. Little Critter and his sister fill an Easter basket to take to their grandparents. They make cards and get dressed in their Easter outfits.&nbs
Long "I" in Silent "E" Words
This video focuses on long "i" words with silent "e" at the end. Eighteen different long i words are shown on the screen. The i is shown first, and the other letters slide in around the i. The narrator reads each word, giving time for the viewer to read the word first. Effective use of color to highlight the letters. (4:40)
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Arthur's Teacher Trouble Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Teacher Trouble written and illustrated by Marc Brown. On the first day of school Arthur discovers he's got the toughest teacher in the third grade! The pressure is on to study hard for the all-school Spellathon. Can Arthur beat last year's champion speller?There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as the speaker reads the story. The character changes his voice with character changes. This is a wonderful resource to hel
Lots of interesting facts about Alaska in this video. Facts are presented in text with music in the background. There are no pictures of Alaska in this video.
Animals in the Alaskan Waters
This video from Education 2000's Dive Travel shows you various animals in the Alaskan waters. The video shows humpack whales playing and jumping in the distance while a narrator (being interviewed) explains various characteristics and behaviors of the whale along with other animals in the Alaskan waters. The video also addresses sea otters and orcas. Run time 09:07.
American Troops React To Obama Election
"CBS News:" Troops based just south of Baghdad react to the election of Sen. Barack Obama, saying they will support him as president.
Barack Obama Campaigns for Health Care Reform: Newport News, Virginia
Barack Obama spoke about changing health care in America in Newport News, Virginia on October 4, 2008.
The Morning After Election Day
President Elect Barack Obama will likely hit the ground running in the day after the presidential election. As Bill Plante reports, he faces many obstacles.
2008 Obama Presidential Campaign
This was one of Obama's 1st released commercials when he decided to run for president. It attempts to sell his idea of family values and gives a very brief biographical background. (1:00)
New Orleans is famous for the Mardi Gras celebration held there. Learn how this colorful festival got started. Mardi Gras literally means fat Tuesday. This festival is known for parades, purple, green, and gold.There is historical background for Mardi Gras as well. (02:54)
Baby, Toddler Brain Map: Interactive site
Great site that allows the viewer to see the development of the human brain from birth to three. Click on the age and the part of the brain you are interested in and the site explains it in layman's terms. A must visit for parents and science classes dealing with brain developement.
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes.
A Proper Handshake
In this video, the instructor demonstrates the proper way to give and receive a handshake.
iPhone Changing Lives of Autistic Children
A news story that shows how the iPhone can be used to hep autistic students. This is a television newscast and you have to click on the left hand side monitor image for it to play. There are two videos. Not much depth, but it might be of value for some parents and teachers to consider.