Early History of Wikipedia, Part 1 of 2
A personal account of how Wikipedia got started, by Larry Sanger, co-founder of the Wikipedia. Essentially just a narrated slideshow. The audience was business school students, but it should be accessible to older teens. Run time 06:49
The early history of Wikipedia, Part 2 of 2
Second part of a personal account of how Wikipedia got started, by Larry Sanger, co-founder of the Wikipedia. Essentially just a narrated slideshow. The audience was business school students, but it should be accessible to older teens.
Hurricane Katrina: Extreme Video
Storm Chaser Mike Theiss and Jim Reed takes you up close and personal with Hurricane Katrina. Note the sound and the alarms going off. Shows both inside and outside. Gets the students attention and shows the powerful nature of weather. Taken from televison news show. The two men are interviewed as well (Running Time 4:56).
Tools, delete cookies are the easiest way to delete those little pieces of information that are left behind on your computer. If you leave them it can slow down your computer and make it easier for someone to get your personal information. This video shows you how to delete that information.
Online Safety: Passwords
From the LearniT-TeachiT series, Online Safety, this look at how personal passwords are the most common method of hijacking online information. This video cuts off at the end before providing tips on how to keep your passwords safe. Run time 01:07.
An Introduction to the Life of Charles Darwin
This video takes a brief look at some aspects of the personal and professional life of Charles Darwin. Darwin proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Run time 04:39.
: Painting with Squiggling Techniques
'Squiggling' is the expert's personal term. You get a flat brush, 2 pigments, and keep your brush in constant motion. Start on the canvas and make slow circular motion. If you add a little medium the paint explodes. (2:15)
Science Fair Project Ideas
When choosing a science fair project, it's important to choose a
project that can be followed through with and that is of personal
interest. Discover ideas for science fair projects that are
age-appropriate with help from a science teacher.
This is a simple but effective animation about how the heart works. Suitable for all grades. (Discaimer: A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only. "Mayo," "Mayo Clinic," "noncommercial use only, provided you include all applicable notices and disclaimers.) (2:58)
William Faulkner's Home Rowan Oak in Oxford, Mississippi
A personal video of the rooms in William Faulkner's home in Oxford, Mississippi. No narration.
"Daddy" Poem by Sylvia Plath
This desperately angry and coldly bitter poem is read by the poet Sylvia Plath herself (1932 - 1963) in this video, accompanied by film and images, including family and personal photographs. Powerful. (3:56)
Magnets William Gilbert, personal physician by appointment to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I of England, discovered that the earth behaves like a giant magnet. Magnetism as a natural phenomenon, the behavior of magnetic materials, and the motion of charged particles in a magnetic field.
William Gilbert, personal physician by appointment to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I of England, discovered that the earth behaves like a giant magnet. Magnetism as a natural phenomenon, the behavior of magnetic materials, and the motion of charged particles in a magnetic field.
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.
Awesome Meteor Shower in Raleigh NC on December 9, 2008
This shows a personal video of a meteor shower in Raleigh, NC, USA. Run time 01:19.
This is personal video footage of Comet Halley. No audio. Run time 01:15.
This professional video from National Geographic is of a photographer getting bitten by a rattlesnake. Details of the venom's progression and effects on the man's body are explored through animation and his personal account. 4:39 min.
Sustaining Success Reflection Task 3
Sustaining Success Reflection Task 3
Personal Space Social Story
Person space is something that is very important for all students. While it comes naturally for most children, some require direct instruction using social stories. This social story focuses on personal space- who needs it and how to get it.
Jim Crow: Vietnam-Dream Shot Down
Though courageous in battle from the Revolutionary War on, African-American soldiers have seldom received recognition for their patriotism. In personal testimony, interwoven with compelling images, African-American soldiers speak out about their profound disillusionment, compounded by the neglect and derision many Americans offered them at the close of the Vietnam War.
The joy of genealogy and family history
In this clip learn the reasons why people do genealogy and family history. Interviews with different people who have done genealogical research talk about their personal experiences from the family research.