Ancient Egypt---3 Tales
This student-made video relays three tales from egyptian mythology. The video is narrated by and for grade schoolers but includes useful information. Run time 06:31.
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Myths
This five minute video explains how their gods formed the bases for many of the country's cultural beliefs and events. The gods are explained and their deeds explained. The images are vivid. A good overview for students. The students might benefit from a word wall filled with the names of the gods and their relationships.
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)
This pictoral video clip identies the Earth's major geological and certain geographic features. Alligned with the Tennessee third grade standards. (03:21)
Landforms of the World
Different landforms of the world. Pictures of landforms-Plains, mountains and valleys with factual captions to go with the pictures. No sound in this video, but very informative.(Amateur video of slides and text.)
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)
What is alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
The Senses: Hearing - by StudyJams
The ear is specially designed to change sound waves into signals that the brain can understand, allowing you to hear. That is not all they do, though. Your ears also help you balance. Learn more about your sense of hearing with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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.
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight