Francis Lodwick: a working bibliography
'Francis Lodwick: a working bibliography' is a website created by the Centre for Early Modern Studies at the University of Oxford. The site's aim is to provide more detail about the seventeenth-century linguist and philosopher Francis Lodwick and to enable further study of his works in the absence of other detailed bibliographies. The site gives: a brief biography of Lodwick; a short explanation of the rationale behind the bibliography; and the bibliography itself. This resource sheds some li
The Amistad Trial
In 1841, the Africans on board the Amistad were ruled free by the Supreme Court and would be sent back to Sierra Leone. This three minute video deals with the aftermath of that trial. Students need to learn about the Amistad event first.
(3/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
Sesame Street-Bowling Subtraction
Catchy little number from the good old days on Sesame Street with a bowling ball demonstrating subtraction. (0:55)
Part 4 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Encouraging children to be creative and helping them enjoy books and writing. Part 4 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. He discusses and reads excerpts from old books for children by various authors andMore information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
This video segment provides a comprehensive overview of the Reagan
Presidency. It discusses Reagan's policies regarding federal government,
the budget, tax cuts, military spending, and nuclear competition with
the Soviet Union.
Properties of Multiplication
This video indicates it is for pre-algebra, however this video would be good for anyone who is review mulitiplication and its properties. This video begins with showing the Commutative Property for Multiplication, which states when two numbers are switched they will have the same product. An example is given with three numbers, this is done from left to right (order of operations). Then they switch what is mulitiplied first the product is the same, this is the Associative Property for Mulitiplic
Words With Short E Song - Hooked on Phonics
This animated video includes a blues song focusing on words that contain short "e." Many different short e words are presented in the song. Colors is used to highlight the letters. (2:12)
Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme Flannel Board Story
The traditional nursery rhyme "Hey Diddle Diddle" is recited during this video and accompanied by flannelboard characters. Produced by Worthington Libraries Programs to Go (:54)
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
Sound Environment Shapers
Students are introduced to the sound environment as an important aspect of a room or building. Several examples of acoustical engineering design for varied environments are presented. Students learn the connections between the science of sound waves and engineering design for sound environments.
Gary Hanes - Late Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinctions
Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Series 2012 Gary Haynes, University of Nevada, NV speaks of the Late Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions and the unsettled timing of the first human dispersals into North America. Speaker uses presentation software to underscore his lecture. (48:47)
How Writers Use Synonyms for Tone and Mood
Recognizing TONE and MOOD when reading is an essential skill needed to fully understand any narrative. You should always try to picture the meaning of the words. This video uses synonyms, idioms and expressions to show HAPPY, SAD and ANGRY. Suitable for fourth-grade and older students.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 4
This is Part 4 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Interviews with former FBI agents and Ray himself continue the conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across information to the viewer.
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
Introduce Yourself in French
This short video is in French only, but beginning French learners may use the images for context clues as to the content of thix very basic conversation.
Robert E Lee: A Short Biography
This two minute video does a good job of reviewing his life and his activities during the Civil War.
Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.