Where to Practice for the ACT & SAT for Free
This informative video features information from Brian Leaf, M.A., who is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series. (Note: A small ad appears before the video starts.)
Austrian Christmas Traditions
Austrian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities.
Nouns and Verbs
This video demonstrates the learner's ability to distinguish, identify, and correctly use nouns and verbs.
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.
Simple Clouds With Acrylic Paint
This video features a short demonstration of painting simple clouds. The technique is to just use an opaque white paint and allow the background to show through in some areas to create shadows. Push the paint around in all directions . Artist is Tim Gagnon.
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p
The Life of Leopards
This National Geographic video tells all about leopards. This video focuses on the leopards mating habits. (03:00)
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
The video begins with examples in Spanish using the demonstrative adjectives "este/esta, aquel/aquella" and the equivalent in English. There is some practice at the end.
Demonstrative adjectives in Spanish part 1
In this video the speaker clearly explains how to use the words this and that in spanish. The use of pictures and the printed word is very helpful.
Family Culture and Traditions
This short video was made by a teacher telling about her Mexican heritage and family traditions. Photographs and music help to tell her story as well.
What Is Container Gardening?
In this video clip learn about the many advantages to container gardening, especially for those that have limited space for plants. How to plant flowers in various containers, such as plastic, clay or wood is explained and a variety of containers are shown.
The David James Project
After an accident left him confined to a wheelchair, David James thought
he'd have to give up gardening, until the community stepped in to bring
the thrill of growing back into arms reach.
Rhapsody in Blue 1 by George Gershwin
This mind-blowingly complex piece defies definition. This is Gershwin's first major piece blended classical and jazz to create "symphonic jazz." Appeared in Disney's animated film "Fantasia 2000" and is the United Airlines theme music. This performance is from Rhapsody in Blue - Fantasia 2000.
The Boston Tea Party
A video detailing several aspects of the Boston Tea Party, such as the people involved, the event, and the aftermath. Student narration. The pros and cons of this act of civil disobedience are discussed. (06:07)
This student made video teaches all about personification including how to use it, when to use it, and some examples. (2:41)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Part 3 of 3
This is the happy ending of the animated Simsala film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," adapted from Grimms' fairy tale classic, which is waiting for us inside a handsome book on the bookshelf! Part 3 of 3 (5:19)
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
Egypt's Golden Empire : Pharaohs of the Sun 7/9
Akhenaten declares that there is but one god: the sun, Aten. He and Nefetitti (his queen) ruled strongly until the queen disappeared from history. In a rage, he became intolerant and repressed those who still worshiped other gods. (Video is well-produced and very informative.)