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)
Apple Inc. A Quick History.
It is 2007. The video starts with showing how Leopard can store a copy of everything in time machine. If you can't find your files spotlight searches the past to locate files. Next it pops back to Steve Jobs in 1977 doing a demo of Machintosh. (7:27)
Apple through Time
A quick history of the Apple Macintosh adventure starting from 2007 and going back in time to 1976. It begins showing the iMac, the 2006 iPod nano, 2006 Macbook, 2001 iPod, back to 1976. The video shows some commercial footage. (5:14)
Apple Computers through the ages
A video of apple computer throughout time starting with the Apple Lisa and ending with the Macbook Air. It begins with the Apple Logo which was used from 1976 to 1998. You see a picture of Lisa which was introduced in 1983. Statistics are given about the computers and what they would cost in modern day prices. (2:35)
Pronounciation and Phonetics
This lesson presents the phonetic alphabet in British English. The British presenter explains why phonetics may be helpful. Some people think that this is a helpful tool for improving spoken English, while others feel that phonetics slows down the process of learning the language. There are examples for each sound and you can see the phonetic symbol and the words on the screen.
Between the Lions-"ph" song
This video uses the Between the Lions characters to perform a musical rock number about "ph" making the "f" song. Young students will enjoy this song.
How Not to Become a Victim: Personal Protection
This ten minute interview is with an instructor and author about how you can help prevent yourself from becoming a victim and how you can defend yourself. Also find out how important it is to develop your awareness. This video applies to both sexes. A MUST watch for all students and others.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Walking in the Street
In this video, Lowly and Sister learn the importance of street safety. Ask a friend to walk beside you. Get street smart. Knock on a neighbor's door or yell if someone scary follows you. Be ready with your street smart plan. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Crossing the Street
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about stopping, looking, and listening when crossing the street. Don't chase a ball and look both ways. Pay attention at a light. Only go when walk and green appear. Always stop, look, and listen. This is a good teaching resource for a thematic unit on safety and/or community helpers. Elementary students and/or special education students will enjoy this video (1:06).
Black History Timeline: An Interactive Site
Starts at 1619 and goes until 2009. The students click on any individual mentioned and gets a paragraph explaining the deeds to that individual. This site would be good for students to get a quick look at some of the most famous Blacks in American history, but is far from complete. Having the students find others to add might be a good class project.
Dog vs. Chicken
This dog overcomes a chicken obsession with Cesar's help. Trainer gets respect by dominating the dog - through discipline. This video is part of a seiries aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:19.
Get in the Car Doggy!
The dog trainer, Cesar uses a unique strategy to help Olive (the doggy)overcome her fear of the car - and lead a normal life. The trainer takes small steps to teach the dog with positive and negative reinforcement. This short, professional video is from a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:41.
Man vs. Dog
Through immersion with a pack of calm submissive dogs, Cesar (the dog trainer) helps a father overcome his fear of dogs.Video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behavior. Run time 02:43.
Dog Behaviors Modified
Maltese dogs named Maggie and Molly cause trouble around the retirement home. A dog owner must take a leadership role. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:30
A Dalmation learns his place at the firehouse with Cesar's (the dog trainer) help. Dog will behave according to a human's reactions. Body language is used to teach the Doggy respect. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic. Run time 03:25.
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
World War I
The central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary engage France, Russia and Britan as allies. The results of this alliance is a war that last more that four years. This video is presented in a slide show format - with media from the historic period. Fighting scenes may be too graphic for younger students. (no narration)(vintage film)
Outbreak of WWI - Alliances and the Schlieffen Plan
This short video is an overview of the outbreak of WW1. The two alliances are shown on a map and the war declaration is shown. There is an explanaion of the Schlieffen Plan.
Volunteering and Recruitment
Short video showing England August 1914 and the recruiting posters.Also, there is narration that re-enacts the excitement of the war.
The German Army and the Russian Winter
The German Army repeats Napoleon’s mistake in fighting through the Russian winter. The Weather Channel presentation of what the armies faced in winter.