U.S. Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony - Dalai Lama
On October 17, 2007, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the Congress and the President of the United States of America. Following the ceremony, the Dalai Lama spoke.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 4/5
Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 5/5
Part 5 of 5 about the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 1/5
Part 1 of 5 about the Berlin Wall and its impact and significance during the Cold War.
Who Invented Geometry?
A brief video explaining that geometry was invented or formalized by the ancient Greeks about 4,000 years ago. A math teacher explains who invented geometry using a whiteboard as a visual in the video. The narrators speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.
Who Invented Division?
In this video a mathematics instructor explains that division was invented thousands of years ago, but was formalized by the ancient Egyptians. The mathematics instructor discusses who invented division and the division process.
History of the Time Line of Mathematics
This lesson by a mathematics istructor explains that the time line of mathematics begins more than 50,000 years ago with the Neanderthal man. The instructor shows and explains a time line of mathematics on a whiteboard.
Who Were the First People to Use Math?
A mathematics instructor explains that the first people to use math were the ancient people of prehistory. Learn about the origin of math and who were the first people to use math.
Who Invented Calculus?
In this video learn that calculus was invented by either Newton or Leibnitz in the late 17th century. A mathematics instructor uses a white board to aide in his presentation about who invented calculus and discusses their methods.
I Wiggle My Fingers - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "I Wiggle My Fingers", which helps children to get ready to listen to a story. NOTE: volume must be turned up a lot to hear her voice. (00 :15)
Civil Rights Legislation
This video is accompanied by text. "Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr., on November 22, 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson mournfully assumed the role of the nation's leader. Johnson, a former senator from Texas, served as the Senate Democratic Leader for most of his congressional career. His political role model was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Johnson openly followed Roosevelt's push for social welfare reform..." ( Video is well done and professionally
Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)
Very short documentary focuses on this brief period in civil rights history.
Maccabees, Part 7
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Intro to Judaism #6 Terms Jewish History
Video discusses terms on Jewish history.
Essence of Judaism
This video shows an interview to Prof. Levi where he defines the essence of Judaism. The video is accompanied by some slides of a presentation summarising the main points discussed such as the main beliefs. They talk about the Core of the Religion and refer to the Torah.
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is a way to reach out spiritually to those who are unable to attend Mass, leading to spiritual healing with forgiveness of sins. It's a gift of the Holy Spirit that renews confidence and faith in God and strengthens against temptations to lapse into discouragement and anguish.
New York City Beekeeper
Brothers August (age 12) and Daniel (age 9) visit urban farmer David
Gaves who keeps bee hives on the top of a skyscraper in the middle of Manhattan. The boys learn about handling bees and the challenges of beekeeping in the middle of a big city. Links to the beekeeper’s
website, the National Honeybee Board, insect sites and recipes using
Busy, Busy, Bees! Honey Bees and Drones
We all know of honey bees! These insects are famous for two things:
when they are angry, they sting, and it hurts! And they convert nectar
which they collect from different plants into a sweet, thick, golden
liquid we know as honey!
Bees live in hives composed of hexagonal spaces and their colonies
have clear hierarchies. The most important member of the hive is the
queen bee. The other kinds of bees are female worker bees which nurse
the eggs and
Don Steinke's childhood fascination is now a 475-hive family business
known as Steinke's Bee World. He and his wife, Catherine, care for the hives and harvest the honey together each year, while selling it at the Wapakoneta Farmers Market and out of their store near their home.