Heart Circulation and William Harvey's Great Discovery
A muscle the size of a fist, the human heart beats over 100,000 times a day, and pumps more than 5 gallons of blood a minute. Watch as William Harvey, from the 17th century, discovers how blood is actually circulated. Run time 02:43. Hosted by Bill Nye.
How the American Flag Should Be Treated
A flag store owner talks about how the American flag should be treated. Treat it respectfully by keeping it from touching the ground, not sewing anything on it, keeping it in good repair and storing it properly. Store the American flag in a plastic bag and in a dry area and other tips on handling the flag.
Wolf and the Seven Kids Part 2 of 2
In this animated cartoon video the mother goat leaves the house while her children remain inside the house. A wolf is hungry and spies on the house and its plump occupants. After the mother has disappeared, the wolf tries to enter frequent times. He tries once by swallowing chalk. He also tries to cover flour over his paws so his feet look like those of goats. He then tricks the kids that he is their mother. When the door opens, he eats every one except one last kid. The mother comes home and di
The Southern Culture
This video is accompanied by text. "By the mid nineteenth century, the south had developed into an aristocracy, with wealthy plantation owners at the top of the social ladder. In 1850, only a small minority—approximately 1,750 families—owned more than 100 slaves each. This small group of people carried significant political and social power. Southern aristocrats used their wealth to send their children to the finest schools, which were often in the north or overseas..."
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Review
This is a book review of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. A True American classic. and a beautiful depiction of life during Harper Lee's era.
Slavery and the American Revolution - Part 4
Video that uses Alfred and Ruth Blumrosen's Slave Nation: How Slavery United the Colonies & Sparked the American Revolution. The video covers Lord Mansfield's decision that released James Somerset from slavery in England and its repercussions in British Colonial America as the "13 original" colonies headed down a path toward revolution and independence. (Teacher-made video)
Judicial Review and Construction
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Judicial review and construction are closely tied to the concepts of judicial activism and restraint. Judicial review gives the Court the power to determine whether acts of the government are constitutional. Judicial review is the Supreme Court's primary tool in the system of checks and balances on which the American government is based. The power of judicial review makes the Supreme Court the final authority
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
Genomics: Molecular Studies on Complex Biological Systems
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Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
For Love Of Liberty, African-American Soldier; 1866 -1940, Part 1
This slide show has fascinating antique photos of Black American soldiers in the Civil War. Most of the written information included on the slides are very small, so the viewer may want to open the slide show to 'full screen'.
For Love Of Liberty; African-American Soldier, 1866-1940, Part 2
This slide show has antique photos of Black American soldiers in the Civil War. Most of the written information included on the slides are very small, so the viewer may want to open the slide show to 'full screen'.
The wolves of Yellowstone National Park are very territorial. In this
clip from "Planet's Best North American Wildlife Encounters" on Animal Planet, the pups are separated from the pack and are challenged by some large elk bulls. The clip is under two minutes, but shows that wolves do not attack the strongest. The lesson for students here is to notice how the wolves work as a team for success. Question, did man learn this hunting technique from them?
Between the Lions: Cliff Hanger and the Wish Upon a Star PBS Kids Video. The talented Cliff Hanger Singers landed a dream role in this one. In this video Cliff Hanger, reads about wishing on a star. Video is short, but students can read along as some of the words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
PBS Kids Video. The talented Cliff Hanger Singers landed a dream role in this one. In this video Cliff Hanger, reads about wishing on a star. Video is short, but students can read along as some of the words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
An overview of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The computer has changed everything that we do. It is the single most important invention since the second half of the 20th century. (6:51)
The Intel 386 Story for Kids
[Recorded Feb 4, 2009] Today, many American teenagers enjoy a life enriched by an almost pervasive level of technology. Teens live surrounded by laptop computers, gaming systems, cell phones, and DVD and MP3 music players. All of these technologies have been made possible through increasingly smaller, cheaper and more powerful microprocessors often developed and sold by Intel. In this lecture, Professor Richard Tedlow targets his talk at teenagers to explain a part of the microprocessor technolo
The History of the Personal Computer
Project for AP American History documenting the history of the personal computer. The PC has changed society forever. In 1936 the Z1 was created in Germany and did simple tasks.
Historic Black Americans
Well-done presentation of Black American history by the New Jerusalem Cathedral. Video focuses on the following: Benjamin Banneker, Frederick Douglass, and Bessie Coleman.(Amateur video)
The Grimke Sisters (Quakers)
Check out these two 19th-century Quakers who were early advocates of the women's rights and abolition movements. This video tells us about the Grimke sisters and their lives, and is done in a musical and kid-friendly way.