The U.S. Civil War
A five minute cartoon overview of the Civil War. Most students will be able to follow the video easily, but there isn't much depth. Good graphics.
Farming as a Career
A seven minute video on farmers and what they do. Video shows some of the jobs they perform in the course of the day and gives insights to students on what is required. A good video that provides students with a more realistic picture of farming than they might have if they don't reside in rural areas.
Suresh Lesson 85 – हिंदी पाठ संख्या ८५ – पच्चासी =
Continue practicing your Hindi through these sentences and phrases. In this lesson Suresh teaches sentences to help us get around and find the location of places. Also, he tells us about his day. Understand how these sentences work, and then try creating some of your own.
26.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.TRIPOLIS: Im Osten Libyens ist die umkämpfte Stadt Adschdabija nach Korrespondentenberichten wieder unter Kontrolle der Rebellen. In den vergangenen Tagen hatten französische und britische Kampfflugzeuge die Truppen des libyschen Machthabers Gaddafi nahe der strategisch wichtigen Öl-Stadt attackiert. Adschdabija l
Advanced Audio Blog (Spain) #15 - Eurovision
Improve your Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Today, we have another Advanced Audio Blog from David. He’s going to tell us all about the Festival of the Eurovisión Song, a rich tradition in popular Spanish culture. Also, in this blog, you’ll be a vocabulary explanation of the key terms that come up today, giving you the opportunity [...]
Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #12 - Powerful Spanish Learning Technique - Learning Through Opposi
Have you ever heard the Spanish expression, “Give, and you will receive?” It’s a well-known Spanish opposite pair. Learning this opposite pair and several others will help you rapidly improve your Spanish. Use this technique to learn and expand your Spanish vocabulary. Opposite Spanish verbs are particularly effective for memorizing and retaining new Spanish words. This [...]
Some great paintings and classical music, together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
Super Why!-Alpha Pigs Pumpkin Game-Alphabet & Halloween
In this PBS animated video Alpha Pigs The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween book, all of the pumpkins have disappeared! Alpha Pig...to the Rescue! With his amazing alphabet tools, Alpha Pig finds the letters in the word pumpkin to make the pumpkins reappear. This is a good teaching companion resource to review alphabet/sound recognition during Halloween time. Content is appropriate for the early childhood classroom, ELL students, and special education students. (3:01)
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science - Newton's Laws
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science is designed to incorporate classroom activities that focus on concepts in physical science along with action sports, including skateboarding and Bicycle Motocross (BMX). Dr. Robertson acts as both the narrator and a performer in the series, which also includes top extreme athletes in BMX and skateboarding. These athletes perform high flying maneuvers that demonstrate physical science concepts, such as the relationships between velocity and acceleration.
War of 1812 and the Star Spankled Banner
A 4:21 long video about the the Battle of Fort McHenry and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Good quotes. Also deals with the construction of the USS Constitution and other issues that are sometimes overlooked in the study of this war.
Sid the Science Kid-Getting a Shot-Vaccination-You Can Do It!
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to a ask lots of questions. In this episode, Sid's grandma is a nurse and comes to school to give vaccinations. Sid and his friends learn the basic science behind germs, viruses and why their parents chose for them to get vaccinations using age-appropriate vocabulary and scientific concepts. There is also real footage of children getting va
How To Choose The Right Career
A three minute video provides an easy to follow step-by-step guide to helping a students build plans to deciding on a career to follow. A good video as it provides students with ideas to think about and to weigh their decisions with what skills and/or attitude they have. A good video for career days.
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Learn the History about April Fools Day
In this brief TV show segment, Intuitive Life Coach and Astrologer Maureen Rothwell shares some fun facts about April Fools Day as well as the origin of this holiday. (04:48)
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science - Center of Gravity
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science is designed to incorporate both classroom activities that focus on concepts in physical science that integrate action sports, including skateboarding and Bicycle Motocross (BMX). Dr. Robertson acts as both the narrator and a performer in the series, which also includes top extreme athletes in BMX and skateboarding. This brief segment focuses on explaining the center of gravity. (01:27)
How To Get Into a Top College or University
This video provides strategies for gaining entry to top colleges such as becoming excited about learning in order to excel, becoming a well-rounded person, and applying early to emphasize interest in particular college. ( 2:10)
Refraction of Light
Snell's Law: Used to determine the direction of light rays through refractive media with varying indices of refraction. The indices of refraction of the media are used to represent the factor by which a light ray's speed decreases when traveling through a refractive medium, such as glass or water, as opposed to its velocity in a vacuum. (02:09)
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
The Battle at Chapultepec: Mexican America War
The Rio Grande was the border to Texas, and also its border to manifest destiny. When Polk came to power, he annexed Texas, and served during the Mexican American War. This three minute video shows what happened in this attack. May be too intense for some students. A good video that explains the effect of this war and its impact on the expansion of the United States.
The Story of Cinderella Set to Music
This is a video with music from Jim Brickman singing As You while a montage of scenes from The Story of Cinderella are shown. (04:03)