Film recitation of "Nothing Gold Can Stay" Poem by Robert Frost in "The Outsiders"
In the 1983 film production, The Outsiders, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Ponyboy recites Robert Frost's poem, "Nothing Gold Can Stay," to Johnny as they stand beneath the golden sunset of a wide prairie sky. (0:51)
The Wordsworth Poem "Daffodils" Read by Jeremy Irons
This is a video of William Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils" read by Jeremy Irons. The video itself is just a still picture with the words of the poem appearing on screen but Mr. Irons does a good reading of this poem. It is a lot easier to hear the beauty of this poem when it is read out loud and this video does that well
Every now and then, the Sun, Earth, and Moon align so that, when viewed from the Earth, the Moon eclipses the Sun's light. Solar eclipses are fairly common -- the Moon will block out some portion of the Sun at least twice a year. However, it is still a special event to be able to witness a total solar eclipse. In this video segment adapted from NASA, learn how solar eclipses happen and why they are so difficult to witness. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:53.
Early Signs of autism- stacking blocks, no eye contact
Nearly five minutes long, this video shows a child with signs of autism. I personally share the child's frustration. Tedious to watch and the only lesson is the child's reactions. A child who was later said to be autisic. Run time 04:46.
A History of Scotland Part 1 Introduction, BBC Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Ancient Warriors - The Highlanders 1/3
The beginning is purposely blurred as an artistic effect. This is a History Channel documentary regarding the Highlander's fight against the English in the 14th century that is suitable for high school students.
Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.
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?
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
Dissociation of Salt
This brief video uses computer animation and narration to explain the dissociation of salt (sodium chloride) in water - creating a sodium chloride solution. Run time 0:52.
A close look at carbon fiber
A three minute video that shows how carbon fiber is made and some uses. Brief, but usable for older students.
Solving Exact Differential Equations
Now, let's learn how to solve exact differential equations. Video starts with a problem and then goes through the steps to solve the problem.
Spanish Vocabulary - Descriptive Adjectives
This video teaches a group of basic Spanish adjectives. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written and pronounced in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow.
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.
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations. Secretary of State Stettinius met in San Francisco with delegates from nearly 50 nations, and signed the U.N. charter on June 26. Unlike the League
History of Homelessness
John Foran, Praxis Housing CEO delivers a speech about the History of homelessness during a fund raiser at the West Point Club.
Conversation in a Restaurant
This is a French language video only, however the words appear on the screen and the conversation hovers between beginner and intermediate.
Common French Phrases : Common French Phrases for Food
Learn common French phrases for restaurant food from expert Stéphanie Hourie Morrow who is a French language speaker. Speaker says each word three times while the words appear on the screen.
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)
The Battle of Gettysburg - Part 10
This Battle of Gettysburg had more casualties than any other Civil War battle. This video is suitable for older middle school and high school students. Scenes of re-enactment with commentary and music.