Powers of Persuasion -- Poster Art of World War II
This site provides a standards-based lesson on how the use of posters during WWII helped win over the hearts and minds of the American people.
Photographs of the 369th Infantry and African Americans During World War I
This site features an all-black regiment that rose to fame at a time when the Army, federal workers, and other parts of society were segregated. The 369th Infantry, also known as the Harlem Hellfighters, was among the first regiments to arrive in France in 1917 after the U.S. declared war on Germany. Under the command of mostly white officers, the regiment spent 191 days in combat, longer than any other American unit, and emerged as one of the most highly decorated regiments during the Great War
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
This lesson presents documents pertaining to the treaty that brought an official end to the Mexican-American War. Materials for teachers and links to other resources accompany the documents.
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
This lesson plan includes documents and images for learning about the American Revolution, the Constitution, the creation of the U.S. Navy, Eli Whitney's patent for the cotton gin, Thomas Cooper's violation of the Sedition Act, and the Electoral College.
Gaps in the Earths Radiation Belts
The Earth's radiation belts (violet & white) change considerably due to a number of influences, ranging from a changing solar wind to the lightning on the Earth. Here we see a range of variation in the electron flux in early December 2003. White indicates higher electron flux than violet. The gray curves represent the lines of the Earth's magnetic field. These radiation belts are constructed on a per-orbit basis with data from SAMPEX.
The Scale of the Solar System
Users can read about how distances are measured in the solar system. Attempts by early astronomers to estimate distances and ongoing work to establish and refine the astronomical unit (the mean distance from the Earth to the Sun) are described. This is part of NASA's online book entitled "From Stargazers ...
Lesson 15 - Russian Cursive (Letter "А")
Today you will learn to write Russian cursive "А". I will include more than one letter in my future lessons.
Thanks to one of my listeners I was able to upload a "Russian Cursi
Lesson 20 - Russian Cursive (Letters "О,П,Р,С,Т")
8th of March - Women's Day .
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Numbers Part 1
Early learners can learn numbers in this clip. The narrator tells students to listen the number and repeat. The number is shown on the slide and repeated 2 times. the numbers go up to 30 and then the slip count by 10's all the way up to 100 and then shows thousands and millions numbers. More practice at: http://homepage.mac.com/nathanjschaub/abc/index.htm
Bytesize Science Presents: The Chemistry of Fireworks on Vimeo
From the sizzle of the fuse to the boom and burst of colors ––a new American Chemical Society (ACS) video brings you all of the exciting sights and sounds of Fourth of July fireworks. The Chemistry of Fireworks, part of the ACS Holiday Video Series, illustrates in brilliant high-definition detail how the familiar rockets and other neat products that light up the night sky all represent chemistry in action. The video, released today, features a demonstration by fireworks expert John A. Conkli
A trip from the Earth to the edge of the known universe
This very well-made video, created by the American Museum of Natural History under the title "The Known Universe," takes viewers on an imaginary journey from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Animated but scientifically accurate. Gives a quick impression of how small our place in the universe really is, and introduces a lot of basic astronomy concepts.
Clementine Classical song done with video. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen. As the music plays the words change from black to red, this helps the student with word recognition. The words are not sung in this video. Good quality video. Video is for early elementary students.
Classical song done with video. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen. As the music plays the words change from black to red, this helps the student with word recognition. The words are not sung in this video. Good quality video. Video is for early elementary students.
Newton and Leibniz sprint for the calculus. Winning the longest race in scientific history -- more than 2000 years, from the Golden Age of Greece to the end of the seventeenth century in Europe -- Newton and Leibniz arrived at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. Their exciting intellectual discovery, dramatically rerun to reflect the times, ended i
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Emotion Words in Sign Language
Learn how to sign anger, mad, quiet, cry, bad with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip. Very clear and slow paced enough to learn these common signs.
The Life of Henri Matisse
In this clip learn about Henri Matisse who was a French painter in the 20th century. He was famous for beginning the fauvist movement. This clip explores the life of this contemporary of Picasso with tips from a successful artist and history teacher. (2:16)
The Living Machine
Plate tectonics, one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century, is explored at such sites as the erupting Kilauea volcano and the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in the submersible craft Alvin.
High Tech Inventions of the 90's
From DVDs to TIVO to GPS and the WWW, this video shows you how these gadgets got started. It will take you way back to the end of the 20th century and the beginning of today's trendy technologies. Run time is 44:00 minutes
Washington the Warrior
There is an error in the title and there are two starts to the piece, but this 30-45 minute video is about George Washington and his decisions. The George Washington we all know is larger than life, an icon of mythic proportions. But before becoming "Father" of his country, he was a soldier. How did he become an American icon is the purpose of this video. Indepth and adds a touch of personality to Washington.
Alexander Hamilton's Life
From early life, this two minute video gives insights into his struggles and accomplishments. He started working at age 14, which should generate interest in most students. Excellent work, but ends before his work in the colonies.
America Under Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson Takes Charge
Jefferson increased states' rights, reduced the role of the federal government in people's lives and sent American warships to fight off the coast of Africa.This is a short video that reviews his accomplishments. Not much depth.