Street View: Six New Cities
Learn how to make your own street view using Google Earth.
Google Maps: Create Personalized Maps
Easily create and share personalized, annotated maps of your world.
Surf Through Google Earth
Engineer David Phillip Oster shows off Earth Surfer, an open source application that allows you to surf through Google Earth. The software is available at: http://code.google.com/p/ea...
This is a brief explanation/overview of functions in Calculus. The video explains what critical points are in a function.
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (1/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
A short history of Thanksgiving. This two minute video does not have any narration. It uses some quotes. For older students.
The Corrupt Bargain
A two minute video explaining how Jackson lost the election because of what he called a Corrupt Bargain based on the voting of the Electoral College. Good detail about this moment in time.
President Jackson: Cherokees, Tariffs and Nullification
A brief look at Andrew Jackson and the Indian Removal Act of 1830 is the subject of this three minute video. It tells the way the Act was fought by the tribe and they were backed by the Supreme Court. Jackson ignored this and thousands of Native Americans died in the Trail of Tears episode. The Nullification Act is also explained as the South starts to fight the Constitution and start steps resulting in the Civil War at a later date.
Personification Examples in Literature
Personification examples used by politicians, ministers, etc. The video has recordings by the actual individuals using personification, so you may have to adjust your sound as the recording levels vary. For fourth-grade students and older.
Students created this video learning tool and there are several good examples of personification on this video. There is no commentary. There are sentence examples--one after the other. The subject being personified is one color and the personification is another color. For fourth-grade students and older.
This video offers personification examples by Abigail Ledman. There is no commentary, just music and sentence examples underscored by appropriate images. For fourth-grade students and older.
Personification in Music
This video instructor uses popular songs to demonstrate how personification is used in songs. The personification examples are underlined in the songs to identify them. An educator could challenge the students to look for other examples of personification in the songs that they listen to. This video is suitable for middle school and high school students.
This student made video teaches all about personification including how to use it, when to use it, and some examples. (2:41)
What is Personification?
The narrator in this video explains what personification is and offers examples to help the viewer understand. (01:22)
Awesome Alliteration by Amazing American Academians
Here you will find a slide show video put together by early elementary students to give examples of alliteration. The slides give clear and examples of how to use alliteration. Some of children's narration is garbled and the video quality is fair. Worth a look at the children's work. (2:52)
Antebellum Reform Unit 8
As a response to increasing social ills, the nineteenth century
generated reform movements: temperance, abolition, school and prison reform, as well as others. This unit traces the emergence of reform movements instigated by the Second Great Awakening and the impact these movements had on American culture. (This unit includes a facilitator guide, video, and online text chapter.)
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 8
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip. Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence. More vocabulary words at http://www.ultimatevocabulary.com (5:21)
Great Zoom out of Houston, Texas: Reliant Stadium
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
TRMM Hurricane Alley: September 2, 1998
In one remarkable pass on September 2, 1998, TRMM captured data from four hurricanes: Howard, Isis, Earl, and Danielle.