Star-Spangled Banner : In This Day in History
In this This Day in History video, the 9/13/1814 writing of the Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key is recounted. It was inspired by the British bombing of Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812. A fast paced video with little depth, but might be interesting to students if these videos are played on a daily basis.
War of 1812 History Film w/ USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)
Poor audio quality aside, this film uses various drawings to depict the major battles of the War of 1812. Film depicts the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) defeat of the British frigate HMS Guerriere, the USS Consitution defeat of HMS Java, the surrender of USS Chesapeake, the sailing of USS Essex through Pacific waters, and other battles that took place on the Great Lakes. Also included in the film is information on Francis Scott Key writing “The Star Spangled Banner” while watching the bat
The History of the War of 1812
The War of 1812 is a 20 minute video that explains the war
between the United States of America and the British Empire (particularly Great Britain and British North America), lasted from 1812 to 1815. It was fought chiefly on the Atlantic Ocean and on the land, coasts and waterways of North America. Good use of maps. Shows the steps made to evade war before incidents and political actions made it inevitable despite the nations poor preparation.
How to moon walk like Michael Jackson
Done properly the Moon Walk can't fail to impress. Learn how to dance the Michael Jackson way with dance guru Anthony King in this simple three minute tutorial on the moon walk technique.
Woodrow Wilson Inaugural Address
Thomas Woodrow Wilson is named President of the United States in 1913. The inaugural address of the President at the White House in Washington DC. Dignitaries and officials arrive in cloaks and hats for the ceremony. Guests include outgoing President William Howard Taft, British ambassador Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, German ambassador to the US Count Von Bernstorff, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Joseph Gurney Cannon, Chief Justice of the US Charles Evans Hughes, US Secretary of State Wil
Give My Poor Heart Ease: Mississippi Delta Bluesmen An account of the blues experience through the recollections and performances of B.B. King, Son Thomas, inmates from Parchman prison, a barber from Clarkesdale, a salesman from Beale Street, and others. Give My Poor Heart Ease is one of a series of films made in Mississippi in the mid 1970s by William Ferris and the Center for Southern Folklore and produced in association with Howard Sayre Weaver. This field work is the ba
An account of the blues experience through the recollections and performances of B.B. King, Son Thomas, inmates from Parchman prison, a barber from Clarkesdale, a salesman from Beale Street, and others.
Give My Poor Heart Ease is one of a series of films made in Mississippi in the mid 1970s by William Ferris and the Center for Southern Folklore and produced in association with Howard Sayre Weaver. This field work is the ba
B.B. King on Ralph Gleason's Jazz Casual 1968 Part 2
This video shows B.B. King playing live on B.B. King on Ralph Gleason's Jazz Casual 1968
B.B. King - guitar
Sonny Freeman - drums
James Toney - organ
Mose Thomas - trumpet
Lee Gatling - sax
Jamestown Settlement Overview
Teacher-Created Video: The first British Colonists to settle in the New World were in Jamestown, Virginia. Learn more about how the first colonists made their way to Virginia and made their settlement. Please note: the pronunciation of the area is incorrect- it is pronounced Row-in-oak NOT Row-in-oakie.
Science Fiction-Science Fact
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft. Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories. Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned writer, wrote the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The narrator descibes space stations, spaceships, and the influence of Jules Verne's story From
Le Voyage Dans la Lune
The first science fiction movie, based on a story by Jules Verne. Called "Voyage to the Moon" in English, it was created by George Melies in 1902. The film is from France and is about a small group of scientists that travel to space on a rocket to get to the moon. Originally, this was a silent film, but this film has a narration which explains what is happening to modern viewers. (11:48)
Columbus First Voyages
During the Middle Ages, Europeans knew little, if anything, about the existence of the Americas. Columbus became caught up in the excitement and read many books on navigation and geography. He eventually devised a plan to find a westward route to Asia. In 1484, he presented his plan to King John II of Portugal but was denied financial support. He spent years asking the rulers of various countries, including France and England, for assistance before Spain’s Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand fin
How to Teach Non-Fiction Writing
Non-fiction writing is informational writing that requires
organizational skills and brainstorming. Develop powerful writing skills
with tips from a credentialed teacher in this free video on writing
Martin Luther King on Malcolm X
In this video the Reverend Martin Luther King responds to Malcolm X's criticisms of his philosophy during an interview.
Means of Transport and their Descriptions
A cartoon video showing means of transportation. The name of the transport is accompanied by a short description of their main use. British pronunciation and spelling are used. For example, aeroplane for airplane. (5:24)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
This video clip highlights the key moments and accomplishments in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, and the popular movement that led to congressional legislation establishing a national King Holiday. Music by Stevie Wonder and other artists singing tribute to MLK
King Minus is a cute video to introduce or review basic subtraction. The animations are great, and fun. Any early elementary child will love this one!
Plant and Animal Cell Rap
The computer animated rap song gives the basics about plant and animal cells. Lyrics include "Plants and animals are as different as day and night but plants and animals have cells which makes them much alike. The cell is the building block of all living things, making plants and animals the king of cellular swing. Plant cells are nerdy cuz they're shaped like a square. Animal cells are round like a big brown teddy bear. Cell membranes are doors that let things in and out. Cell walls suppor
Khrushchev Threatens Hammarskjöld in UN speech 1960/10/3
1) Khrushchev at UN at podium, opposes Dag Hammarskjöld, wants reorganization of UN, threatens Russia may intervene directly in Congo; King Hussein of Jordan speaks in English (glitch); Nehru walk.
Song: Jesus- The King of the Jungle
This is the kids video for the song "King of the Jungle" from the album Great Worship Songs. there is animation and the lyrics are read on the screen.
Story Time | Facts and Details | Fifth Grade - The Florida Everglades
This is an article about the Florida Everglades. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. There are many facts in this video which is a non-fiction book being read. (05:31)