OPPOSITES or Antonyms
A slide show with photographic and animated images showing opposites. The words are written on the slides. No narration. Nice musical background. (1:07)
Computer Animated Moon Orbiting Earth
This is a very short video of a computer generated moon and Earth. The video demonstrates how the moon orbits Earth in relation to Earth's equator. This would be helpful to show students how the moon orbits Earth. No audio. Run time 10 seconds.
Egyptian Mummy Curse
Was it an ancient curse or mere coincidence that caused the death of
Lord Carnarvon's archaeological team following their discovery of King Tut's grave? This three minute video should be of interest to the student and get them investigating the construction of tombs. Lot's of interesting things happen in this video.
Eric Carle Interview: Brown Bear to Baby Bear
Brown Bear to Baby Bear: Bill Martin Jr. Eric Carle Video interview with German-American illustrator Eric Carle. He talks about his collaboration with Bill Martin Jr. and discusses the "Brown Bear" and "Baby Bear" books they created. We see photographs of his art studio. (3:44)
Eric Carle on The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 40th Anniversary
The 40th anniversary edition of the classic bestselling story written and illustrated by Eric Carle is published when the author is 80 years old. In this short videotaped message, Carle thanks the audience for celebrating his book, and describes how the idea for it began and grew. He lists his artistic methods and tells us how important it is to him to help children with the challenge growing up. The book has been translated in 46 languages.
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)
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.
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.
Chinese New Years
An exploration into the customs and practices surrounding Chinese New Year in both China and the United States. In China, the Chinese return home for the most important cultural holiday of the year, for which people have been preparing for weeks. In America, the most prominent symbol of Chinese New Year is the dragon, said to represent good luck. New Year ushers in a series of festivals beginning with the 15-day Spring Festival and ending with the Lantern Festival, often called the Chinese Valen
Travel to Gnana, a village in north Ghana and home to a group of women accused of practicing black magic. Banished from their homes and shunned by their families, these former witches must live out their rest of their days in exile.
This video is about the history of Haiti and the dire situation in the country. Presented by Mike Wilson's (project director at Cross) view of the situation.
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)
Veterans Day Tribute
This video pays tribute to the memory of those who served in the Armed Forces.
Sesame Street - Rap#19
This short, animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 19. It shows a wide variety of groups of 19 items and shows the number several times.