Sonnet No. 1: By William Shakespeare
Read in a deep, rich, lush voice by Bertram Selwyn, the only person to record all of Shakespeare's sonnets on YouTube, and to offer the recordings free to the world. The text appears overlying a famous portrait of Shakespeare. Voice over. "From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty's rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed'st thy light'st flame with self-
Recording and Images of First Flight to Land on the Moon
Actual recording of the first manned-mission landing (by Apollo 11) on the Moon in 1969. Run time 28:00.
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 7, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 1-5 starting on page 733.
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 7, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 6-9 starting on page 734.
Building the Great Pyramid - Part 4 of 6
This is part 4 of a reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu's great pyramid. It shows some reconstructions of scenes of the time and some rituals.
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Dr. Michael Berliner, co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ayn Rand Institute, former professor of philosophy and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, explains, in his way, the meaning of Independence Day. (05:43)
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum? Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Find an affordable homeschool curriculum by using discarded textbooks from public schools, borrowing books from friends, and by doing research to create an adequate lesson plan. Use workbooks and...
A montage of pictures showing the effects of the Holocaust on the children. Due to the graphic nature of some images, this would be appropriate for older students. Music is included, but not needed. 3:11 min.
This video is a slide show, a photo essay about the infamous Nazi concentration camp. There is background music.
This two minute video shows the horror of thousands
of Jewish prisoners in Nazi camps at the time of their liberation by allied troops. This video has actually footage and some of it is grime so view it first. A great lesson for students on what happened if a nation uses hatred to attack a minority.
Commissioned by the British Government, this documentary was shot by Director Alfred Hitchcock and depicts the trauma and suffering of World War 2 in Europe. (52:00)
This is a series of videos that include Testimony Excerpts from a bystander and two survivors. Very moving and insightful. Some videos about two minutes and others close of 30. This would be a great video series to show for International Holocaust Remembrance January 27.
This video showing how researchers are using DNA analysis on
remains found in Holocaust graves. The discovery of a mass grave in the Ukraine containing remains of thousands of Jews killedby the Nazis that are being tested to find relatives.
An animated map that shows students where the camps were and much more. A map of Europe is used to show how the events spread and is well worth showing as it clearly indicates that the Holocaust was spread through Europe as the Germans invaded. The movie can be paused so that the students can discuss what was happening and where.
Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in America.
In this clip the narrator reports on a woman who is doing genealogy research on her heritage and interviews various professionals about the subject. The clips give useful information and tips on genealogical research.
This podcast shows how to use Google News Time line as a way to enhance family history research. It is an ideal tool for people who want to further their genealogy research. Lisa Louise Cooke, host of
the popular Genealogy Gems and Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcasts at http://www.genealogygems.tv shows you how to use the Google News Timeline step by step to learn more about your family tree. (9:05)
In this clip learn the reasons why people do genealogy and family history. Interviews with different people who have done genealogical research talk about their personal experiences from the family research.
Astrology twelve signs - Each of the twelve signs associates to planet and they are explained in this four minute video. A fun activity for students, but this is not a science.
Amy James from Knowledge Essentials came to the CBS NEWS 9 studio to discuss some tips for discussing H1N1 and the media coverage surrounding "swine flu" with your children.
The Meaning of Independence Day
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum?
Children of the Holocaust
Concentration Camp Liberation
An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
Interviews with survivors of the Holocaust
Holocaust Videos: DNA Testing
Animated Map of Holocaust History
Tracing your Heritage
Using Google News Timeline for Genealogy & Family History
The joy of genealogy and family history
Astrology Planetary Associations
Talking to Your Kids About H1N1