American Experience: Amelia Earhart
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America's first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination but also for her striking looks and outspoken personality. Three weeks before her 40th birthday Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, and her story became legend. (51:42)
The Lungs and Pulmonary System
This twenty minute video shows how the lungs and pulmonary system works using a smart board and narrator. The teacher would benefit from having a handout available of the words and/or the lungs.
There's a place in Ohio where people live in simpler times. No traffic
jams, limited technology. It's a place where family and place come
first. Our Ohio travels to Holmes County to experience the world's largest Amish community.
The Great American Melting Pot
The Great American Melting Pot - Schoolhouse Rock 03:01 run time
Women's Independence and the Bicycle
Today the bicycle is mainly known as a recreational vehicle and is
enjoyed by people in every corner of the world. But at its outset, this
controversial machine forged roads into society that revolutionized
politics, fashion, and social policy as well as paved the way for the
mechanized world of motion to come. This is a documentary about the bicycle’s coming of age and its tremendous impact on society. It is filled with images of a by-gone era, and the people w
Romeo and Juliet (Act II Scene II)
Romeo's soliloquy as he views Juliet on the balcony. Portrayed in authentic period costumes in the original language. (1:47 min.) Color.
An old Moroccan fishing town, Essaouira, has developed one of the country's hottest tourist spots.
In this video you will learn about password protection and how hackers use information you enter. Users are often predictable as to the passwords they choose. It is easy for hackers to get your password. Never write down your passwords-memorize it so people can't get it. This will show you how to protect your password.
Conjugation of -ARE -ERE -IRE verbs in Italian in the present tense
A native Italian uses a white board and the written word to explain the conjugation of the three types of verbs in the Italian language. Although the speaker only uses Italian, he is easy to understand and uses gestures and written examples to help.
George Washington Carver-Peanuts
This is a video about George Washington Carver and his work with the peanut.(Amateur video)
The explore team visits the tomb of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses —one of the most important archaeological findings of the 20th century. A ceramic army of 8,099 life-sized, intricately carved statues modeled after Emperor Qin's infantry men, officers, and archers stand at attention, ready to protect their leader in his afterlife.
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
How to Study for an English Exam
An instructor gives lots of tips and advice on how to study for an English exam. Some tips she offers are to designate specific blocks of time for studying, allowing plenty of time before the test to absorb the information efficiently and review previous exams, papers and books to study for an English exam.
There is no narration, but the video does show how to create the form for using Cornell note taking. It gives ideas about taking these notes using a computer. This would be useful as an introduction if the students already understand the basics of how to use the Cornell method.
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
UNA PIETRA SOPRA by Fabrizio Emigli
This video features a song, UNA PIETRA SOPRA, by pop artist Fabrizio Emigli. Emigli also composed the Italian lyrics for songs in Tim Burtion's film CHARLIE and THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY .
Con Te Partiró By Andrea Bocelli
Tuscany-born, classical singer Andrea Bocelli, sings one of his most known melodies, Con Te Partiró (A Time to Say Goodbye).
MISERERE sung by Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero Fornaciari
Italian singing sensation Andrea Bocelli and Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari sing "Miserere," which Zucchero co-wrote with U2's Bono.
Ragazzo della via Gluck sung by Adriano Celentano
Celentano was born in Milan on a street called Via Gluck which gave him the idea for this song of the same name. This video shows Celentano's journey.
Memorial Day Tribute
This is a slideshow tribute, set to music, to the Armed Forces of men and women who have served our country and fought for our freedom. (03:40)