How is Glass Made?
This video is used at the Columbus Museum of Art to show how glass can change from solid to fluid and back again. The artists at Jason Antol Studios in Columbus, Ohio, graciously performed the demonstrations on camera. Several questions are presented throughout the video and a 10-second on-screen countdowns allow the viewer a chance to answer each question. The video is presented with background music. (04:38)
How to Make Flubber or Slime
Making flubber or slime is a fun project that involves mixing diluted Elmer's glue with a bit of dissolved borax to cross-link the molecules, creating a solid-like consistency from two liquids. Create a gooey substance at home with a demonstration from a science teacher in this video. Run time 02:35.
"Hope is a Tattered Flag" Poem by Carl Sandburg
The words of the poem "Hope is a Tattered Flag" by Carl Sandburg are flashed too quickly on screen, with carefully-selected still color and black-and-white photographs. Non-narrated, with piano accompaniment. (1:32)
"If" Poem by Rudyard Kipling
How does one master the art of living? When can one say that the earth and everything in it is within one's grasp? When does a boy ever become a man? Rudyard Kipling provides the answers in this video that recites his poem "If" while showing his words on the screen, and photos of his life and times. List of sources. (3:12)
"The Smugglers Song" Poem by Rudyard Kipling
Murray Lachlan Young reads "The Smugglers Song" by Rudyard Kipling. This audio recording shows one image on the screen while the poem is being recited. (2:33)
Video shows how warm fronts are shown on weather maps and what warm fronts are. The video also includes the cloud types that are seen before a warm front occurs, the temperature changes, the wind changes, and the air pressure changes. Video gives all basic information needed to understand warm fronts. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary age students, especially for students who are studying weather in science.
Plato Part 2
Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one
of the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic
figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's
dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.
Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Step Snap
Step snap is a very cool hip hop dance move for kids. Learn the step snap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. English captions. (1:14)
Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Shoe Tap
Shoe tap hip hop dance moves starts off with a very simple toe tapping movement. Learn the shoe tap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. Easy to follow the instructor-English captions. (1:11)
Lindy Hop - Hellzapoppin (1941)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers excerpt from "Hellzapoppin" (1941) featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees). (2:22)
Jitterbug Dance Sequence
Head Over Heels demonstrates a dance sequence they learned from David Dalmo.
Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics. This video shows how to clean both types.
Cleaning a Personal Computer Keyboard
Learn from our expert some great techniques for cleaning your computer keyboard.
You need some electronic wipes, a can of air and a toothbrush to clean the keyboard. This video takes you through the steps to be able to clean out your keyboard.
Historical tale of the inventor of the printing press, Johannes Gutenberg See how in 1439 - the invention of the printing press - forever changed the world. (Amateur video)
This video describes the causes of the Protestant Reformation. backround knowledge is explained in regards to key individuals involved as well.
The Diffusion of the Renaissance (Christian Humanism)
This video describes the emergence of the Renaissance in Italy in the introduction. Then the video proceeds to discuss the growth and causes of the Northern European Renaissance.
The Genius of Archimedes - Part 5
NOVA explores Archimedes' rare writings, as well as the book's mysterious beginnings, tumultuous history and amazing discovery. As the ancient text comes back from the dead, it unlocks its revolutionary contents—the infinite secrets of one of history's greatest thinkers. (Part 5) Run time 08:39.
This one minute video is about Ford buying out stockholders and his decision to run the Ford Motor Company without anyone else having a say. Video ends abruptly, but would be a good background video for showing the difference between sole ownership and a public owned corporation.
Circulatory System Rap
This computer animated video is a circulatory system rap about the heart, sending blood to the lungs, and arteries. Lyrics are included on the screen. Run time 02:00.
In this video, a doctor describes the essential components - of a human heart. The anatomical names - associated with these components - is presented, and the basic function of each is described. Run time 03:29.