The Monroe Doctrine
This video is accompanied by text. "At the great European conference, the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), the monarchs of Europe gathered to return the continent to its status before the French Revolution. The European powers banded together to eradicate democratic movements that threatened their thrones. In 1821, the Holy Alliance—Russia, Austria, Prussia, and France—quashed liberal movements in Italy. Then in 1822, at the Congress of Verona, the alliance decided to put down Spanish rebels,
Creating a Lesson In Moodle - Tutorial
A tutorial for creating a simple Lesson with the free, open source course management system for online called Moodle. There is an introduction to be read and then a video tutorial (3:17)
Introduction To Personal Pronouns
Geared for 8th grade language arts students. This video provides a,n introduction to personal pronouns including subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns. Examples of paragraphs are read with pronouns highlighted in the in the text and nouns are replaced with pronouns to improve the paragraph.
What is Biology and What is Cell Evolution?
This video gives the definition of Biology. There is reference to the evolution of life. There is an animated introduction to Cells and Molecules. There is an explanation of Cell evolution. There are examples of simple organisms, complex organisms and ecosystems.
Helper T Cells
Introduction to helper T cells and their role in activating B cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
Kochi is the commercial hub of Kerala. Ruled by Indian princes since
1102 BC, it became an important spice trading center on the Arabian Sea in the 14th century. By 1503, however, Portuguese traders took control and it became the first European colonial settlement in India — and was later claimed by the Dutch, Mysore, and the English. When India gained independence from Britain in 1947, Kochi was the first princely state to voluntarily join the newly formed nation.
"Julis Caesar" Play by William Shakespeare
Brutus, Cassius, and the other conspirators plan the death of Caesar. Performed in authentic language and period costume. Color and sound. Introduction to the play, with narration as well as acting. (1:58 min.)
Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
This video offers an introduction to evolution and variation in a population and natural selection. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. Suitable for high school students.
Native Americans after Reconstruction
This video is accompanied by text. "European immigrants are credited for “civilizing” the United States, but prior to their arrival America had long been inhabited by tribes of indigenous people. In the fifteenth century, when Christopher Columbus landed in what he presumed was the Indies, he began calling these inhabitants “Indians,” a label that would last centuries until the modern term “Native Americans” came into use.
Prior to white settlement, Indian tribes stretched fro
Carl Sagan: Wanderers.
A ten minute professionally made video on man as a wanderer. A brief history of why man continues to look for new challenges. Also a good introduction into immigration, and space exploration...in the last decade man has had his inventions land on 70 places in space. Run time 10:00.
Similar Triangles Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. This video is an introduction to similar triangles. The person discusses the meaning of the term similar then goes on to discuss similar triangles (they have all the same angles), and why they are considered similar (ratio of corresponding sides is the same). Video then gives examples to help students understand the terms used and how to find similar angles. Good quality video. Goo
Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. This video is an introduction to similar triangles. The person discusses the meaning of the term similar then goes on to discuss similar triangles (they have all the same angles), and why they are considered similar (ratio of corresponding sides is the same). Video then gives examples to help students understand the terms used and how to find similar angles. Good quality video. Goo
Introduction to Haiti (Vintage Film)
This vintage film is an introduction and brief history of Haiti which was filmed in 1942. The film contains many informational tidbits such as: Haiti means 'land of the mountains'. (The Native-Americans who were here before European explorers named the land.) Suitable for upper elementary to high school students.
Lifestyle of the Loggerhead Turtle
Watch the fascinating life of the loggerhead turtle. This movie starts as the baby turtles scramble down the beach to their ocean home and you watch as they stay away from predators, eat. This video would be a great introduction to a lesson about animal instinct. Run time 02:49.
Introduction to Electricity
Moving electrons creative electricity. This video is an introduction to electricity by explaining how batteries and circuits work. Key words include: electrons, positive charge, negative charge, current, amp, voltage, short circuit, and circuit. Run time 05:16.
This slideshow created by Daniel Breitfeller for the U.S. veterans on Memorial Day. Music is Dogs of War from the Medal of Honor: European Assault soundtrack. All pictures come from various websites.
Note: A few slides have an image of a coffin, which may be disturbing to younger viewers
European Union Flags
In this video the respective flag of each European Union is pictured. The name of the country and a picture of the flag is shown with musical background.
Names of Basic Shapes
This is a video on basic shapes. A very basic introduction to 2 dimensional shapes. Common shapes are shown along with their names and similarities and differences between the shapes are explained. More shapes lessons can be found at www.mathwithharry.com
A podcast introduction to the music of classical Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi. The podcast includes biography information, music, and reviews. Facts about Antonio Vivaldi along with pictures are presented in the video.
Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Membrane
What constitutes a cell? More than any other structures, it's the nucleus, cytoplasm, and membrane. Explore the form and function of these three critical cell parts in this video segment adapted from Carolina Biological Supply's An Introduction to the Living Cell. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:47.
Organelles in the Cytoplasm
For the longest time, scientists couldn't imagine how simple cells managed to perform so many amazing tasks in living organisms. It turns out that cells aren't simple at all. Much like complex organisms with organs that perform specific tasks, cells have many organelles that keep them functioning properly. Explore some of a cell's most important structures in this video segment from An Introduction to the Living Cell. Closed captioning included. Run time 06:06.