The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
Inventions by Ben Franklin
This 2:25 long video is a "Ben Franklin" talking to a second grade class. The essence is a listing and explanation of some of Franklin's inventions.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also ad
Williamsburg and the American Revolution
Brief introductory video for Williamsburg, then capitol of Virginia, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War
Run time 02:09
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 2
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses the lower row of the keyboard. (1:12)
Computer Typing Lessons : Home Row on a Keyboard
Typing lessons for beginners. Learn about the functionality of home row on a keyboard in this free video. Expert: Linda Lewis Contact: www.keytime.com Bio:...
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows XP keyboard shortcuts are great ways of making efficient use of your time online and on your computer. The video features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Spam and Larry the Lizard
This is a humorous attempt at discouraging spam. It deals with
several different aspects of spam. It talks about how a nasty virus attatched itself to an e-mail and was sent out all over. Jokes and funny pictures sent over and over again are a form of spam. Spyware and Malware can be attached to these emails. (4:00)
The Internet: How it Has Changed the World
Several issues are discussed from music to email to doing business have all been impacted by the Internet. Geography is no longer an issue in some cases. A good basis for a pro and con debate or an essay about the Internet's potential in other areas.
Using Microsoft Access To Organize Your Life
Lean the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. A virtual walk through on creating a database, form, running a query and more. (7:03)
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
In Microsoft Access, creating a query that uses more than one field means running the query wizard and choosing more than one field from a given table. Title a query that returns information from a specific field in Microsoft Access
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
This 2:37 video is about the Alamo, its defense, and the moral cause it gave the Texans. A good explanation, but does not go into detail about the Mexican troops or strategies.
California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
Teaching Reading with Children's Rhymes
Learn some examples of children's rhymes and tips like having kids clap with the rhymes in this child-development video about teaching kids how to read using rhymes. You are given some specific examples of how to get kids to read with feeling and energy using these games and rhymes.
Ryhming and Reading Games in Reading
Learn from an award winning teacher how reading can be taught with rhyming games. The teacher talks about how to teach children read with rhymes in this video clip.
Teaching Reading With Interactive Rhyming
Teach kids how to read by showing different ways to interact with rhymes and by using books that have animation. An award winning teacher talks about interactive rhyming in this video.
Sesame Street - Parts of a Face
This animation highlight the parts of a face as the narrator names the face part. Classic Sesame Street. (:28)