San Francisco Cable Cars
Join Emily for a virtual field trip to The City By the Bay. Meet "The-
Cable Car Guy." Learn about the history of cable cars and how they
work.(Professional video that has history as well as present-day materials.)
Spanish Alphabet Song (military style) by Barbara MacArthur
The letters are sung as they appear on the screen. (There are words of information and encouragment in English, but the alphabet is sung in Spanish.) The song is sung by Barbara MacArthur from Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos 2. Suitable for all beginning learners of Spanish.
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs. Part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Distance learning programs are a great supplement to homeschooling because the assignments are graded and a record is kept of the student's work. Find a distance learning program online for a...
Video is a series of pictures and interviews with historians about Muckrakers. This is a short video but gives good information.
Documentary: The Adolf Hitler Schools (Part 5 of 6)
This part of the documentary talks about how the children at the school were brought up to hate Jewish people and how the Jewish people were treated. This video show how propaganda and people who didn't question authority resulted in the death of six million Jews. Interviews with German citizens and their views of what happened and why.
War of The Century - Part 19
This part of the documentary begins with Stalin about to give a speech at the time he knew they were winning the war. You can hear the bell ringing to order everybody to stop clapping as nobody dared be the first to stop. There is also reference to German propaganda and the kind of media the German had access to. The situation was almost hopeless for the German by spring 1945. German pilots tried to stop the Red Army but were not successful. They took part in a suicide mission but they were de
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading - Norbert meets Lexor and takes on his first challenge: helping a dancer solve a riddle'Storylords' captures students attention.
Video is a series of pictures and facts of Archangel Gabriel. Archangel Gabriel serves as a messenger from God. Gabriel is foretold the births of both John the Baptist and Jesus.
Video shows pictures and facts about Archangel Raphael. Archangel Raphael performs all manner of healing.
This is a video about Sierra Madre in Mexico, how they live there and how tourism is affecting the place. There is a description of the canyon and they explain that Mexico's Copper Canyon is one of the most beautiful sites in nature. Learn about their culture and what the Mexican government and others are doing to protect this place.
How to Mulch a Garden
A demonstration in a garden of the steps involved in mulching a garden. The supplies needed to mulch a garden are bow rake, weeder, and hose. The narrator explains that gardening doesn't have to be a lot of work, especially if you use mulch in your vegetable and ornamental beds and pathways. Mulch is a huge garden timesaver because it helps prevent weeds, reduces the need to water, moderates soil temperatures, adds organic matter to the soil as it breaks down and helps your gar
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Learn French - Le Visage (The Face), Part 1
Learn French by learning the parts of the face. The words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
What is a Food Chain?
This video demonstrates how organisms depends on each other for survival. The narration is accompanied by still images. (1:54)
500 NATIONS (PART 14)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
The Infernal Galop (Can can) by Jacques Offenbach
The Infernal Galop is from Orpheus in the Underworld, an operetta by Jacques Offenbach. It is most frequently known as "The Can Can," to which lively Parisian dancers picked up their ruffled skirts and kick their legs up high. The work, first performed in 1858, is said to be the first classical full-length operetta. This version was performed on February 23, 1991 by the Philharmonic Orchestra van Vlaanderen.
Video Documentary- Gay couples struggle with the values of family and society as they make plans to walk down the aisle.(Caution: This video concerns non-traditional relationships.)
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Abolitionism in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The crusade against slavery was the most significant of the reform era movements. Slavery existed in all of the original 13 American colonies, but by the middle of the eighteenth century some Americans began to speak out against human bondage. The Society of Friends--the Quakers--became the first group to take a public stand in support of the abolition of slavery. The devotion of the Quakers was paralleled, in varying degrees, by other religions. As the Revolu