Indian Resistance to Relocation
This video is accompanied by text. "Warfare was constant between whites and Indians in the late nineteenth century, as Native Americans fought to protect their land and their heritage from white encroachment. Although they had the benefit of state-of-the-art weapons (repeating rifles obtained from fur traders), they were up against formidable U.S. forces.
As the dust settled from the Civil War, soldiers from both sides of that conflict were ready to step into another fray..."
The Great Pyramid - Part 6 of 7
The Great Pyramid - Ancient Wonder; Modern Mystery. How was it built? Who built it? Why was it built? This documentary, which explores the importance of the pyramids to the Egyptian civilization, is suitable for middle school and high school grades.
Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 3/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
Slavery: The Middle Pasage
A very short video that asks the students to explore what enslaved means. Not well done, but the question that is raised could be a good lesson plan starter.
Statue Of Liberty 1898
A three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, in 1886. (0:51)
Confederate vs. Union Soldiers
Where the soldiers came from, a third were immigrants to the country, and the differences between the two in terms of what they were fighting for and how they lived. Good insights that bring a human touch to understanding the Civil War. 2:38
Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 3/3
This segment starts with a battle re-enactment of the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
PSA-Something Fishy About Smoking
This short animation produced by students makes a clear point in a creative way that smoking kills. This is a good teaching resource to use a conversation starter and introduce the topic of bad habits, unhealthy choices, and/or lung cancer. (0:33)
Polydron: Pyramids Set
Learn how to creatively use the Polydron® Pyramids Set to make geometric models. This video provides tips for teachers, tutors, and parents of home-schooleded children. (10:38)
Triangle Angle Sum
This video explains that the sum of the three angles in any triangle adds up to 180 degrees. The importance of this fact in Geometry cannot be emphasized enough. The triangle angle sum theorem is used in almost every missing angle problem, in the exterior angle theorem, and in the polygon angle sum formula. (4:06)
Perimeter of a Parallelogram
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to find the perimeter of a parallelogram. One example is modeled using a step by step approach for plugging values in to specified variables in the formula. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
In this video they discuss what domestic animals are and gives some examples of domestic animals. Some domestic animals they show are cats, dogs, horses, cows, and pigs.
Once absorbed into our bodies, lead can have devastating effects on the brain and central nervous system. Learn more about lead poisoning in this short video. 1:32 min.
#28 Basic Modulation : How to Modulate into Another Key
In this lesson I explain what modulation is and introduce the very basics of modulating. Also, I explain what an Applied Dominate is and how to use it in your composing. Knowing your Circle of fifths is VERY important so if you aren't familiar with it yet, go check out my lesson # 9 which covers the circle of fifths. Music theory is fun! woo!
Electoral College Explained.
A few 20somethings are in a meeting and one of them explains the Electoral College.
Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland. This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.
Learn French - Tous en Scène, Part 4
This brief video, which focuses on various activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, would be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
Duct Tape Crafts: Duct Tape School Folder and Notebook
This 3:40 long video slowly shows students how to use a variety of colored rolls of duct tape into usable school notebooks. This would be an expensive project and the tape does easily stick to practically anything, so this requires patience and good coordination.
The ABC’s are sung and the letters are shown on the screen. The song is sung twice. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for preschool children.
[Vocabulaire] La Maison
Learn French by learning vocabulary words concerning the outside of the house. As the native French speaker recites the words, an area is highlighted in red as the French words appear on the screen. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. To better see where the highlighted area is pointing, the viewer may benefit from opening the video 'full screen'.