Story Time | Literary Elements | Third Grade
Reading Comprehension: This story is adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:53)
Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [8/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
How to Teach Piano to Kids: How to Introduce Music Books to Children Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. Video teaches children to read music, including tips for making it fun. This video discusses using the black keys first and then moving to the white keys. The early music gets kids to read and recognize if the notes go up or down.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. Video teaches children to read music, including tips for making it fun. This video discusses using the black keys first and then moving to the white keys. The early music gets kids to read and recognize if the notes go up or down.
British Democracy (pt. 1)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back. (While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to American democracy.)
British Democracy (pt. 4)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
Between the Lions: What's Cooking? - Slammed and Rammed Ham In this episode of "What's Cooking with Theo and Cleo," our lovable (and loving) lion hosts demonstrate how to make one of the world's great delicacies, "Slammed and Rammed Ham With No Yam or Clam." Author(s):
In this episode of "What's Cooking with Theo and Cleo," our lovable (and loving) lion hosts demonstrate how to make one of the world's great delicacies, "Slammed and Rammed Ham With No Yam or Clam." Author(s):
2 of 5; COSMOS-The Edge of Forever
Dr. Sagan leads us to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the big bang. He disappears down a black hole and reappears in New Mexico to show us an array of 17 telescopes probing the farthest reaches of space. For middle school and high school students.
Applied Technology and Finance First Sit Exam
41 question exam on finance, covering gross profit, net profit, liquidity, acid test, trial balance, cash budget, effective internal control, return on capital, depreciation,. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The questions are multiple-choice and multiple-response from 5 answers or requires short answers. The zipped file contains a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly expo
History of Measuring Systems
Live action movies describing the history of measuring systems. The development of measuring systems is a great human accomplishment. The early Egyptians created a unit of length, the cubit, based on the human forearm. The English and others, used the human foot and grains of barleycorn to measure length. The metric system started with an fascinating attempt to define the metre using time. The metre evolved through a number of incarnations many involving distances taken from the planet. Today
1964 Alaska Earthquake
In this video adapted from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North American plate, and observe how Valdez was affected. In particular, learn about how the earthquake liquefied the ground, generated tsunami waves, and forced the community to rebuild in a new location. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:12.
At What Age is Dyslexia Diagnosed?
At What Age is Dyslexia Diagnosed?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is usually diagnosed at early ages, but it depends on the severity of an individual case. Find out why some children are diagnosed later in their schooling while others are diagnosed early. (1:25)
A Basic Explanation of Global Warming
How does global warming work? Here is a quick explanation with graphics - presented by former American Vice President, Al Gore. Run time 01:05.
Lesson 7 - SPORTS - English Vocabulary
Topic: Sports-related expressions in American English. Level: advanced.
Transportation History Videos
Three short videos provide an overview of American transportation history. Click on the icons to see the videos, or just read the scripts. Ises primary documents. These videos cover a great deal of time and changes. It is best used as an overview. Students could write a compare and contrast essay about the data.
Beyond the Mechanical Universe
Provocative questions begin the quest of Beyond The Mechanical Universe. This introductory preview enters the world of Electricity and Magnetism, goes on to 20th-century discoveries of Relativity and Quantum mechanics. The brilliant ideas of Faraday, Ampere, Maxwell, Einstein, Schrödinger, Heisenberg add to The Mechanical Universe of Newton.
Story Time | Literary Elements | Second Grade-The Crow and the Pitcher
Reading Comprehension Story: Adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:39) Great for improving listening skills.
Pecos Bill By Brian Gleeson- Read By Robin Williams
Animated Classic- Take a rollicking ride through the Wild West with the original cowboy, Pecos Bill. Raised by coyotes to brave the great frontier, Pecos rides his wild mustang Widow Maker and invents the first rough-and-tumble cattle drive. Then he mounts a runaway cyclone like a buckin' bronco to create the Great Salt Lake. Rich in language, imagery, and sheer nonsensical fun, Pecos Bill is a fast and furious fantasy your family is sure to enjoy. Visit www.rabbitears.com for more information a
Pecos Bill, Part 1 of 3
The classic Disney cartoon, from American Heroes, stars Roy Rogers and Trigger. Soundtrack opens with a song. Pecos Bill is a legendary American cowboy, immortalized in numerous tall tales of the Old West during American westward expansion into the southwest of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Part 1 of 3 (9:15)
"I Died for Beauty" by Emily Dickinson
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie. a photograph of the head of Abiah Root (friend of the great American poet Emily Dickinson) "reading" Dickinson's poem "I Died For Beauty." The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). Audio is very soft. (0:41)
"Still I Rise" Poem by Maya Angelou
A reading of the poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou herself. A wonderful example of how a poet reads her poem from the soul. Also a great example of using the voice to bring meaning out of a poem. Collection of video and still photographs of the poet and the collective African-American heritage with piano melody added. Inspirational. (0:57)