Tell Me Why - Geography
See an excerpt from this phenomenal title from the award-winning Tell Me Why series. What are maps and globes? What is the difference between latitude and longitude? How can you measure distances on a map? What are the largest land masses? What is the difference between a peninsula and a cape? What is the Greenhouse Effect? Why are rain forests important? All these and other important geographic questions are answered in this fascinating title from TMW Media.
This is a 4th graders report on the State of Maryland. They discuss important facts of Maryland including famous people, industry, weather, state flower, state bird, and much, much, more.
Freedom Ride Inspires Participants to Create Change
This video won the 2007 Emmy for Advanced Media Documentary and is from Vanderbilt University. Students and several original Freedom Riders retrace the Freedom Rides of 1961, which were part of the movement that led to the end of segregation in the South.
Physical Geography of the United States
Some pretty images and a very general introduction to the physical geography of the U.S. The video is from the Physical Geography series, from TMW Media. (2:14)
Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries: Daily Life in Egypt
This video shows how the discover of a community of stone built houses resulted in some important discovers about how the workers in Egypt lived. Good images. Students might benefit from having a map of the area to show its location and its relation to the Nile.
Develop a Business Plan for the Transport Industry: Measure Performance
Measure performance. This module examines methods of tracking the performance of the business against the plan and preparing contingencies for possible scenarios. This forms section 3 of 3 from the Develop a Business Plan for the Transport Industry module.
Swamps and Such - Natures Kidneys
This video series from WOSU Public Media uses the example of a wetland to explain the structure and functions of ecosystems and how ecosystems change over time. In these videos meet wetland scientist Dan Fink who hosts the program and examines the types of communities of plants, animals, birds and fish that abound in wetlands, the process of photosynthesis, and the complex relationship between water and productivity. Developed in collaboration with The Ohio State University Olentangy River Wetla
The third classification of rocks are those which were formed deep in the earth's crust by melting and then recrystallization. These rocks include volcanic rocks, igneous rocks of dykes and sills and plutonic rocks such as granite, syenite, gabbro and ultramafic rocks. Many specimens are discussed that are not often found in classroom labs or textbooks. This is an excerpt from this fascinating and informative video from TMW Media.
Vietnam War - The Impact of Media
Vietnam War - "The Impact of Media" explores in detail the 'media distortions' due to television's misrepresentations during the Vietnam War. It rebuts the view promoted by PBS 's 13-part documentary series, "Vietnam: A Television History". The rebuttal also applies to "The Ten Thousand Day War" series. "The Impact of Media" is a must-see for historians and politicians alike. The late president Ronald Reagan lauded this rebuttal video when he watched it and said that it's "something all American
The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media. Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
Discovering Hidden Habitats: Monterey Bay Aquarium & NOAA
This video was produced by NOAA's Ocean Media Center for the National Marine Sanctuary Program. It shows deep ocean habitat and marine life found in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which is a Federally protected marine area offshore of California's (U.S.) central coast. (6:04)
From DragonflyTV. Kobel and Nathan have a friend, Adam, who took a skateboarding spill and is stuck with a cast on his leg for weeks. So the boys head to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and learn that scientists are using nanotechnology to help regenerate nerves and bones. The nanomaterial keeps the bone together (without a cast) and slowly disappears as new bone grows and takes its place. The boys experimented with different mixtures and put their sponge bones to the test in th
Office Hours with Landon Cox on Privacy and Social Media
Duke University Professor Landon Cox discuss his research on privacy and social media during an "Office Hours" webcast conversation September 26, 2010. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
NASA 50th Anniversary Documentary 9 of 9
The Rovers land on Mars. New perspectives of our own world are considered by looking at Mars - with robotic machines. Run 09:25.
Teaching Kids Media Literacy
Teens are one of the largest groups of media consumers. From television to movies, the Internet and mobile media, teens are watching, listening and reading more media than parents may realize. Amy James from Knowledge Essentials came to the CBS NEWS 9 studio to help parents guide their teens through the media maze. Find more media literacy tips for parents at the Knowledge Essentials blog.
World War II - Battle of the Java sea Feb/March 1942
Veteran Seamen of several nationalities who participated give their perspectives of the February and March, 1942 battle of Java Sea. Color, with subtitles.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | America's Dairyland
America's Dairyland - Wisconsin's dairy industry is an integral part of the state's interrelated and interdependent economy. In addition to the dairy farmer, who provides the raw milk needed to produce dairy products, this industry involves all the people who process, transport, market, and advertise these products. This program examines the development of the dairy industry, and explores the complex connections between dairy farming and other aspects of life in Wisconsin and the world.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Seasons of Recreation
Seasons of Recreation - Wisconsin's geographical features and its humid-continental climate provide people with an abundance of recreational activities. This abundance has affected land use decisions throughout the state, turning recreation and tourism into one of Wisconsin's largest industries. "Seasons of Recreation" explores the interaction between Wisconsinites and their environment in diverse leisure time activities, the relationship between play and work, and the recreation industry.
At every turn, women of the 1950s were encouraged to accept their role as the domestic servant. The media supported this image indiscriminately. Life Magazine, one of the most popular publications of the era, did a famous spread on the "ideal woman," indicating that her life should be kept busy with social, charitable, and religious functions, and taking care of her husband and children. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
How to Prepare Your Office (School) for an Earthquake
You need to select the Microsoft Windows Media Viewer you wish and the video starts after a brief download. An important video for staff and families.