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Diversity of leaves
The diversity of land plants can be seen in the diversity of their leaves. Leaves vary by color, vein arrangement, shape, texture, and thickness.
Rijen en reeksen
Zelfstudieboek (168 pagina's) over rijen en reeksen, met voorbeelden, opgaven en uitwerkingen.
500 Nations -- Removal of Southeast Native Americans, Part 3
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations. This is an excerpt about the illegal removal of Southeastern Native Americans from their ancestral lands to Oklahoma, also known as The Trail of Tears. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Native American Indian
May be difficult for some students to understand at the beginning. Mostly images. At best a seven minute video that sets the tone for the forced movement of these Native Americans
Trail of Tears
This student-made video uses artist renderings to tell the story of the Trail of Tears.
Civil War Uniforms: Union
This video shows what the Union soldiers wore and the material that was used.
George McClellan "Who Am I"
This video displays facts about George McClellan. The video can be used to review important facts George McClellan. (Amateur video with loud music.)
In the Wake of Lewis and Clark
Beginning as a trickle in the high alpine meadows of western Canada, the Columbia River flows through great, forested mountains and down desert canyons. Joined by the Snake River, it rolls with increasing force through fertile farmlands, past snow-covered volcanoes, and finally knifes through a mountain range to complete a 1,200-mile journey to the wide sea. This is the grand gateway to the West, pioneered by Lewis and Clark, roamed by fur traders, and traversed by courageous settlers as they fo
Pioneer Spirit: Westward Movement and the Oregon Trail
A seven minute video about the conditions experienced by the settlers as they traveled the Oregon Trail to the West. An excellent overview. Students would benefit by having a map of the trail and a timeline. Run time 02:00
Weight and Capacity
In this lesson learn about weight and capacity. Watching this video students will learn two words that can be used to describe weight and five words that can be used to describe capacity. An interactive activity is part of this lesson where students select the unit that is best to used to describe the weight and capacity of example objects.
Lost Worlds - Athens - Ancient Supercity 5/5
Athens in the 5th century B.C. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. This History Channel documentary explores the ancient city of Athens through commentary and re-enactments.
Children of the Holocaust
A montage of pictures showing the effects of the Holocaust on the children. Due to the graphic nature of some images, this would be appropriate for older students. Music is included, but not needed. 3:11 min.
This video is a slide show, a photo essay about the infamous Nazi concentration camp. There is background music.
The joy of genealogy and family history
In this clip learn the reasons why people do genealogy and family history. Interviews with different people who have done genealogical research talk about their personal experiences from the family research.
Astrology Planetary Associations
Astrology twelve signs - Each of the twelve signs associates to planet and they are explained in this four minute video. A fun activity for students, but this is not a science.
Essential French - Sports
This video offers a native French speaker saying sports-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (02:32) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
Excerpts From Great Expectations by Charles Dickens in Text-to-speech Voice
An excerpt from the book Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. The video shows the text from the novel while a computerized text to speech voice reads with soft music in the background.
A Summary of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
This video is a quick and easy Huck Finn synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel. The video includes cartoon animation along with a narrator. (09:15)
The War of the Roses - Introduction
The video is a brief introduction to the story of George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, Richard III and Edward IV. It sets the causes for the war of the Roses at the end of the 15th century.