Learn French - L'heure (The One O'Clock Hour)
This video is good practice for learning the French words that relate to time on a clock. The times are shown on the clock in five minute increments, written out in French, and pronounced in French. (01:02)
SAT Essay Section
This video goes over the SAT Essay section. It tells about how much time you get on that section of the test, how the essays are scored, and how to plan for an SAT essay. It mentions what's important, the formula for a good essay, the timeline for writing an essay, and do's and don'ts. This is not the full video, but the beginning does provide quite a bit of useful information.
Mrs. Burk's Area and Perimeter Rap
Mrs. Burk's Area and Perimeter rap explains how to measure a perimeter by adding all sides and calculating the area by multiplying the length times the width. The music is loud making the lyrics difficult to hear at times. (0:59)
Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
Cute Tiger - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon tiger. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:26)
Mobilizing the US Nation for War
n April of 1917, President Woodrow Wilson received a declaration of war from Congress. Even as America prepared for war, the country remained split over the prospects of sending American troops to fight the nations that comprised the Central Powers. In an attempt to unify the nation, the Wilson administration undertook a remarkable propaganda campaign to sway American opinion toward intervention in the European conflict. The centerpiece of this campaign was the Committee on Public Information, a
Sentences Versus and Sentence Fragment
Learn about distinguishing between a sentence versus a sentence fragment. The five features of a sentence are shown as text on the screen. Examples of complete sentences are shown and viewers are asked why they are complete sentences.
Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities
In this video, the instructor goes through the steps needed to graph a system of linear inequalities. He discusses slope, shows how to draw the line on the coordinate plane, and explains what section of the graph should be shaded. There is some shadow on the white board which makes it a little more difficult to see at times during the instruction.
Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 3
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. In this segment, he places a calculator on the screen. 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. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small.
How to Value Baseball Trading Cards
Learn about the value of baseball trading. An owner of a card trading store explains that the value of cards can be found in the Beckett pricing guide, which is published every other month and contains a list
of cards and their values. Learn how a baseball card's condition can
affect its value.
How the Gold Rush Started
Discover how the Gold Rush led to the creation of California and the effects of this event.
First Aid & Safety Tips : How to Protect Yourself During an Earthquake
To protect yourself in an earthquake, move to an interior wall of a sturdy building, then duck and cover is the purpose of the 1:43 video. It provides good information that should be reviewed by all teachers in areas where earthquakes are a concern.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Walking in the Street
In this video, Lowly and Sister learn the importance of street safety. Ask a friend to walk beside you. Get street smart. Knock on a neighbor's door or yell if someone scary follows you. Be ready with your street smart plan. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Crossing the Street
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about stopping, looking, and listening when crossing the street. Don't chase a ball and look both ways. Pay attention at a light. Only go when walk and green appear. Always stop, look, and listen. This is a good teaching resource for a thematic unit on safety and/or community helpers. Elementary students and/or special education students will enjoy this video (1:06).
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
New Cloud Type Name Proposed-Asperatus
A new cloud name is being submitted to the royal meteorlogical society by cloud appreciation society founder-Gavin Pretor-Pinney. The new name is Asperatus, latin for rough. The video is set to music and is done in Power Point form, where there is a slide with words on it and then a picture of clouds. The video is of good quality, appropriate for elementary and middle school students. Run time 01:47.
Spectacular Roll Cloud
Timelapse from the Parkersburg, Iowa KCRG-TV Citycam showing a roll cloud after a storm complex moved through the area and to the south on 10 July 2009.
Different Types of Clouds (Time-Lapsed Photography)
This two-minute video which is accompanied by upbeat music shows a series of different cloud types including Cirrus, Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, and Stratus clouds. This was a Featured Video on YouTube.
Wow! Amazing Images of Storm Clouds
This two-minute video offers spectacular images of storm clouds. There are no moving images-still photos only. There is also no narration. All of the photos are courtesy of Mike Hollingshead.
History of Ethiopia
A history of Ethiopia illustrated through stamps, video footage, and pictures.