Traditional Ninja Weapons
Ninjas including kusari-gama and shuriken in this video clip which shows how these weapons are used and what ninjas means. Most of the weapons were for defensive purposes. Since these weapons are deadly the students must be mature enough to learn about them in respect to the culture of Japan.
Solving Equations 1
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve for 'x'. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:01) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Using Literature to Teach Reading
Literature can be used to teach children how to read by involving them in activities that establish positive attitudes towards reading. Discover how literature can help to free a child's imagination so that they can make their own interpretation with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this video on reading.
Read more: Using Literature to Teach Reading: Reading
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s
This short video shows you how little our planet and our sun are compared to some of the biggest stars in the known universe. Run time 01:27.
Song: Jesus- The King of the Jungle
This is the kids video for the song "King of the Jungle" from the album Great Worship Songs. there is animation and the lyrics are read on the screen.
Song: He knows my name
A religious song about "our maker". There are religious images and landscapes shown in a video and the lyrics are shown as the song goes.
Physical Geography of the United States
Some pretty images and a very general introduction to the physical geography of the U.S. The video is from the Physical Geography series, from TMW Media. (2:14)
Three states (Arizona, Mississippi, Rhode Island)
Simple powerpoint presentation gives some basic facts about three states Arizona, Mississippi, Rhode Island. Contains some editing problems; may not be perfectly reliable.
A brief podcast quiz on U.S. states. Facts are given about a state and time is given to guess the state. Map of the US shows, then the state with the correct answer shows. Facts are givien about the answers.(4:15)
Interesting Facts About Alabama
This video is simply a collection of photos of Alabama and does not offer any other data. The video ends abruptly.Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.Video has slides but no narration. It references a website that rents cars!
Alaska Brown Bear Trapped National Geographic Video. National Geographic researchers trap an Alaskan brown bear for research. Video is used for research on the life of the brown bear. Researchers are trying to discover more about the bears movement. How is their movement affected by clear cut forests and roads? They use GPS systems to do this, in order to get the GPS on the bear they need to capture the bear the bear does not like this.
National Geographic Video. National Geographic researchers trap an Alaskan brown bear for research. Video is used for research on the life of the brown bear. Researchers are trying to discover more about the bears movement. How is their movement affected by clear cut forests and roads? They use GPS systems to do this, in order to get the GPS on the bear they need to capture the bear the bear does not like this.
Performing "The Walrus Hunt"
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, shows how students in Anchorage, Alaska, develop a song and dance to tell about a walrus hunt. Their goal in creating this dance is to connect with their Yup'ik and Iñupiaq cultures, help preserve the cultures for future generations, and express their joy in being part of those cultures. To share their dance with others, the students produce a music video of their work, excerpts of which appear in this video. Closed captioni
The Colorado River / The Grand Canyon
The Colorado River: see how a classic example of erosion has created the Grand Canyon. (01:08)
Colorado Springs Attractions Video shows some places to see in the Colorado Springs area. Video is a culmination of photos of the area, set to music. Video would be good for students studying regions of the United States, National Parks, or the state of Colorado. Video is good quality, great videos, and would be enjoyed by any age level. (Amateur video with slides and music)
Video shows some places to see in the Colorado Springs area. Video is a culmination of photos of the area, set to music. Video would be good for students studying regions of the United States, National Parks, or the state of Colorado. Video is good quality, great videos, and would be enjoyed by any age level. (Amateur video with slides and music)
The Dinner Bell Restaurant in McComb Mississippi
McComb, Mississippi first came to life as a major switching hub for the railroad. Now McComb's claim to fame is at the Dinner Bell restaurant. Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover what makes the Dinner Bell restaurant so special. Run time 03:10.
Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Sessions in Meridian, Mississippi
Travel with Bennett-Watt to Meridian, Mississippi and discover the Sandy Ridge Bluegrass jam sessions that occur in the piney woods of Southeast Mississippi. Run time 04:50.
President Lyndon Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson's vision of America was one of democracy with freedom and justice for all; he wished to raise the underprivileged and discriminated up to new levels of equality. This four minute video shows his many accomplishments and his undoing with the war in Vietnam.