Brookhaven, Mississippi - A Short Documentary
This is a mini-documentary about Brookhaven Mississippi, its history, and the people that have relocated there.(Professionally-produced video)
Short A Sound - Fruity ABC
This video is a snippet from the "Fruity ABC" learning DVD. It focuses on letter a. It tells the name of the letter a, make the short a sound a few times, then shows a picture of an apple, which begins with short a. The video ends with the word "apple" being spelled out on the screen and sounded out phonetically. (:52)
Words With Short E Song - Hooked on Phonics
This animated video includes a blues song focusing on words that contain short "e." Many different short e words are presented in the song. Colors is used to highlight the letters. (2:12)
A Healthy School Lunch and the Edible School Year
You can lead students to nutritious food, but can you make them bite? The answer to that increasingly relevant question is yes, if you get creative. At Saint Paul Public Schools, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the director of nutrition and commercial services for the school district is sharing her personal passion for fresh, healthy food with students. From Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, school menus are being redone with health in mind, even as budgets shrink and parents tighten their wallets. Man
World Geographical Regions
This explains the different aspects of human and physical characteristics that define the culture of different areas. Slides, text, and narration are used. Fair quality amateur video.
How to make origami butterfly
A seven minute video on how to make an origami butterfly with good captions. Moves a bit fast for novices.
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
Learn German furniture terms in this video. You will hear the word for the furniture in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Norway has one of the highest standards of living in the world, it is rich in natural resources. For Norwegians, you are not truly wealthy until you can strick a balance that leaves plenty of time for play with family and friends. Video is good quality and appropriate for all students.
World's Top Ten Longest Rivers
A Video Presentation of the World's Top Ten Longest Rivers. Pictures are shown of each river.
"How Tsunamis Are Formed"
A six minute video on how they are formed and lesson plans.
Geography: Climate and Vegetation
An introduction to climate and vegetation in world regional geography. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin (01:01)
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called egyptians. There's informatiion stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period.Some questionable facts are given. Fairly old data.
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South. (03:02)
Author Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan was a teacher who turned into a best-selling
children’s author with The Lightning Thief, the start of a
series about a 12-year-old demigod and his friends. He also
wrote the award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series. This is a 25 minute video. Skip to the 3:35 minute section to get to the interview. A good video to motivate students to read and to understand that writing about what you like is a good start. He promotes writing and not when to share it with
"Crocodile's Toothache" Poem by Shel Silverstein
This animated video of the poem from the book, Where The Sidewalk Ends, "The Crocodile's Toothache," is narrated by poet Shel Silverstein (Uncle Shelby) himself. A puppet-like digital graphics rendition of the poem for any Silverstein-loving child or adult. London Metropolitan University MA Digital Film and Animation Major Project; Poet/Performer Shel Silverstein, Animator/Director Aida Alemy. with music
Terrestrial Biomes - An Overview
A biome is a type of ecosystem with similar life forms and environmental conditions. Terrestrial biomes can be affected by factors like plant types and spacing, rainfall and humidity, soil type, latitude and altitude. Examples of common terrestrial biomes include tundras, taigas, and tropical rainforests. (03:37)
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king