Late Show with David Letterman - Sen. Barack Obama
Senator Barack Obama tackles the "lipstick on a pig" controversy and other campaign issues in an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."
Chaos. A Video Essay after a Photo of the Russian Revolution (1917)
A 2:20 video from the "Mechanical Icon" series discussing a famous photo of the Russian Revolution (1917). This is a sophisticated video that would make a good lesson in how to use primary documents to surmise what was happening. Not much to be learning from this video other than that lesson, but if the teacher shows the video without sound and asks the students to write down what they think is happening it could be a discovery lesson.
The Russian Empire
From WatchMojo.com...presents a look into one of history's important empires. Here we look at the Russian Empire. (01:22)
This video teaches how to find cardinal directions on a map.
The Hydrologic Cycle
This program examines one of the most important processes that affect life on earth. The water cycle is covered from transpiration through evaporation to condensation, precipitation and run-off. This is an excellent introduction to a fast moving process that students see on a daily basis
The Pink Glove Dance-Breast Cancer Awareness
This is a wonderful video done by the Employees at Providence St. Vincent Medical Cente to increase awareness of breast cancer. A very creative teaching resource for a lesson/unit on cancer. (3:38)
The Diary of a Worm
This is the diary of a worm. This worm lives with his parents, plays with his friends, and even goes to school. But unlike you or me, he never has to take a bath, he gets to eat his homework, and because he doesn't have legs, he just can't do the hokey pokey – no matter how hard he tries.
This great short film teaches kids about pottery. Viewers are exposed to spinning clay on a wheel to make bowls and cups. (0:50)
Art History Questions : Who Is Ansel Adams?
Ansel Adams was a photographer who revolutionized the art form by capturing images of nature in America. Explore the work of Ansel Adams with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video on famous artists. Expert: Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba. (Filmmaker: Paul Muller) (01:49)
Jackie Robinson Biography - Fact and Opinion
This is a short biography about Jackie Robinson written by a second grader. The story includes many facts about Mr. Robinson and the opinions of others about black players. One slide is shown as the narrator reads the story. (1:51)
Charles Darwin-David Attenborough-BBC Documentary; Introduction
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run time 03:12.
Explanation of the use of quotation marks in English writing. Video gives purpose and examples.
How to Graph a Line
This video explains how to graph a line when given an equation in slope-intercept form. If we have an equation in slope-intercept form, we automatically know the slope and the y-intercept and can use that information to more quickly and efficiently graph the line. Another method of graphing a line is using a table of values or the intercepts. (1:41)
How to Draw a Lighthouse
This video teaches kids how to draw a lighthouse. The lighthouse scene is a step in the direction of "realism" while still being made up of simple components. (4:56)
Why is the Baptist Religion is Failing
What happens when you have a Baptist, some Jews, a couple Catholics and a Mormon in an area together. This is a specific example on why the Baptist faith is diminishing rapidly. The message here seems to be a common theme amongst the Baptists. It is time for that to change. Hopefully the damage done can be reversed.
Why should I be an Episcopalian?
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori answers the question, "If I didn't go to church, what would you tell me to get me to visit an Episcopal Church?"
That Catholic Show - Candles and Light
Episode 2 - What is it with Catholics and candles? Visit www.ThatCatholicShow.com for more!
What is the Milky Way?
In this video clip, astronomer Louie Bernstein explains about the Milky Way, the galaxy that we inhabit, its main characteristics, and ancient myths. Run time 04:03.
How To Spot the Milky Way Galaxy
Crazy Chris from So Cool Science explains how to spot the Milky Way Galaxy. He answers the question "How are we able to see the galaxy when we are inside it?" He aslo briefly explains irregular, spiral, and elliptical galaxies. Run time 03:31.
Evaluating Limits Algebraically (Part 1)
This video demonstrates how to evaluate a limit algebraically. When we evaluate a limit, we are trying to determine the value that the function is approaching at a certain point. When evaluating limits, we want to first check to see if the function is continuous. If we determine that the limit is continuous at the point where we are evaluating it, we can simply plug in the value and solve the function. (2:23)