British Democracy (pt. 3)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
"At" Word Family Words Classic Sesame Street cartoon snippet about words that rhyme with "at." All of the "at" word family words show as captions on the screen.
Classic Sesame Street cartoon snippet about words that rhyme with "at." All of the "at" word family words show as captions on the screen.
An 'at' Word Family Story
In this Sesame Street cartoon snippet words that rhyme with at are features. A fat blue cat and a rat surprise each other. A bat, a slap and a pat end the story. (:18)
Word Family -ag Song
Words and sentences featuring -ag word family in a song. Words and sentences appear on the screen with cartoon animations. Lyrics add "uh" to the initial consonant sound which can be confusing for some learners. (1:38)
Mary had a Little Lamb - Song
This cartoon video contains the classic nursery rhyme - Mary had a Little Lamb - in song form. Animation is low quality. (1:13)
Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
Similes and Metaphors
This computer-animated video defines similes and metaphors. The video then distinguishes between the two by writing both a simile and metaphor to describe the same person. ( 3:11)
Learn English Through Song - Prepositional Phrases
This is an unusual way to teach prepositions. The insructor intended this video for ESL learners, but others can learn from it as well. There is no commentary--just the song with explanatory captions at the bottom. The song used is A Horse With No Name by the group America.
This second part of the interview to Dr. Brekus refers to the late 19th cnetury and early 20th century and to the impact liberalism had on protestantism. There is also an explanation to the influence of immigration.
A Vision of 21st Century Teachers
This is video is a Technology Motivational Video for teachers. It tries to encourage teachers to be 21st Century Teachers. It shows teachers of different disciplines nonverbally promoting using technology and the the advantage of doing so.Run time 04:31.
The Largest Flower in the World; Titan Arum
In this video, suitable for all grades, David Attenborough looks at one of the largest flowering plant in the world, if not THE largest flowering plant. Wouldn't you think a plant this large would emit a wonderful fragrance? It is sometimes called a Corpse Flower because the smell is that of a rotting corpse.
Snowy Egret Nest
Egrets struggle to survive. It might be disconcerting for younger children because it shows the egrets killing the runt to survive. Strong display of survival of the fittest but possibly disturbing. Run time 01:33.
Soil - by StudyJams
Soil is a layer of rock and decayed plant and animal matter that is layered above bedrock. It also contains water, air, and bacteria. In fact, soil is packed with everything plants need to grow. Learn more about soil with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Blanchard Springs Caverns, Arkansas
Footage was shot as a group tours through the caverns of Blanchard Springs in Arkansas. Footage has been set to music. Run time 02:37
The Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 3/3
Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 3/3 - Learn about how modern engineering is being used to save lives after an earthquake.
In this very brief video, the viewer can see the impact of earthquakes pound San Francisco and pulverize Taiwan. (00:47)
Earthquakes - Did the Universal Event Really Happen?
Seismologists examine a 'giant earthquake' in history and question whether it was an isolated event or a chain of events linked to one another.
1964 Alaska Earthquake
In this video adapted from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North American plate, and observe how Valdez was affected. In particular, learn about how the earthquake liquefied the ground, generated tsunami waves, and forced the community to rebuild in a new location. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:12.
An Introduction to Natural Gas
Until recently, most natural gas in Canada came from what are referred to as "conventional" sources -- with the gas trapped under relatively high pressure in relatively loose formations which allowed the gas to move freely to the wellhead for production.
In recent years, however, production of natural gas from conventional sources here in Canada has fallen, despite record levels of drilling and completion. With demand for natural gas continuing to grow, additional sources of natura
Natural Resource Depletion
Natural resource depletion is loosely defined as when resources are used up in an area. Non-renewable resources (things like oil and trees) will eventually be depleted while renewable resources (things like wind and sun) typically are not entirely depleted. (01:23)