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.
History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 4 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, We'll
Nietzsche on Hardship 2 of 3 Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
Letter "H" Song
In this animated video students will learn that H is a consonant, will learn its sound, will learn H words, and practice writing H and h in the air. Some of the words addressed in this video are heart, hand, hat, head, and horse. Lyrics are repeated several times. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or for special education students. (3:38)
Letter Sounds D Words - Free-Reading
This video is a lesson that focuses on the sound of letter D. The teacher practices the sound of D and asks the students to generate various words that begin with letter D. He makes a list of the words on chart paper. (2:44)
Veggie Tales Part 2/5
In this show, Bob the Tomato interviews Abraham and Sarah about how they waited years and years (you know they loved that) for the child promised to them by God. Junior Asparagus joins in as the film crew records the int
Judges Chapter 9 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Judges, Chapter 9, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Animal Mothers: Wood Duck Paratroopers
Informative video about the lives of wood duck hatchlings. Shows hatching of the wood duck and their 30 foot leap from the nest to the water on the next day. Run time 02:11
Coaster Creator-Promo video
Coaster Creator is a fun, free, online game that allows students to explore kinetic and potential energy. Free registration at jason.org allows teachers to download worksheets that can be used with the video game to help students generate and analyze energy data. This short, promotional clip with music and words could be a nice introduction to a unit on energy. Run time 01:24.
Solar Energy - The Future is Now The future of energy is Solar and Wind. Video is pictures of solar energy farms around the world. Video is set to music and pictures are shown, it is not mentioned where the farms are located. But, it is interesting to see how many solar cells are on a farm. Good video for elementary grade students. Run time 01:39.
The future of energy is Solar and Wind. Video is pictures of solar energy farms around the world. Video is set to music and pictures are shown, it is not mentioned where the farms are located. But, it is interesting to see how many solar cells are on a farm. Good video for elementary grade students. Run time 01:39.
The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media. Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
The coldest, windiest place on Earth holds 60 percent of the fresh water on the planet. Recent expeditions to the Weddell Sea produced more than 700 new species, including giant carnivorous sponges. Produced by National Geographic. Run time 04:28.
Lower Limb Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the bones of the lower leg (tibia, fibula, and foot). Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 5:27 min.
Learn French - French Numbers 20-30
A frog recites the numbers 20 to 30 in French, while giving the viewer enough time to repeat the numbers. Suitable for all new learners to French. (from imagiers.net)