Winslow Homer - 1836-1910
This three minute video is simply images that Homer created. There is no narration and so the teacher may have to stop the video several times to point out the style and content of the images to help the students better understand the works. (03:08)
Winslow Homer on Prouts Neck
This 6:26 long video goes into detail about Homer's work at Prouts Neck where he lived and painted some of his best work. The video also shows his studio. Several of his most famous works are shown, but the teacher may need to stop the video to explain what they are and how they were done.
Beginnings of Civilization
A slide presentation about the origins of Civilization. There is information about the first cities and a lot of vocabulary related to the topic. (No narration but lots of text and graphics)
Counting to 13 - Hamburgers on Sesame Street
13 hamburgers are counted along with musical accompaniment. The hamburgers then dance around the screen and are made into the number 13. (00:29)
Flu Virus and Flu Vaccines
This video explains what the flu is, how it spreads, and how it is treated. It describes how flu vaccinations are developed each year to help prevent outbreaks and how the vaccine works with your immune system to create antibodies to fight off the flu virus. It also provides a history of the flu going back to 1918 and explains how it was more serious during those times when medicine was not as advanced as it is today. (4:08)
Oscar Wilde Bio 7
A&E Biography. His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail. There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read. Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie. On May 18, 1897, he’s released from prison. He meets up with Bosie. Constance gets mad, takes his allowance away and forbids him from seeing his children. Four months later she dies and the las
Subjects and Predicates
A video about subjects and predicates. I used ActivInspire for the demonstration.
Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences
This video is part of our Write Right student podcast series.
Super Absorbent Polymers
Students develop a video project in Chemistry class to demonstrate how science ideas can be very helpful in our society. The video is a student-made project is about super absorbent polymers. It focuses on the example of the disposable diaper, gives a brief history of the invention of the diaper, and provides an explanation of how it connects to polymers. Some audio is poor. Run time 03:57.
Learn about the Maillard Reaction with Cooking
Believe it or not, steak, coffee beans, caramel, and toast have something in common. It's called The Maillard Reaction and it is the reason that things get browned when they are heated. It is a chemical reaction of sugars with amino acids. Dr. Kiki helps explain this process. Run time 03:38
Chemistry Magic Show
This chemistry project could be used for grades 9-12. It builds on their previous knowledge of chemistry and shows them how different chemical reactions can be going on at the same time. Run time 02:57.
Landing - Lesson 9
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's laws apply to landing an airplane. Viewers watch an instructor at NASA's National Test Pilot School and learn that landing an airplane involves three phases, that the airplane's mass and touchdown velocity determine the necessary runway length, and that smooth landings require pilot skill in balancing forces. The instructor explains how to calculate the minimal runway length. Run time 13:45.
How Do You Turn Nuclear Energy Into Electricity?
Nuclear energy creates electricity through fuel rods that are
placed into a moderator to produce heat that is taken out by a heat
exchanger. Discover how nuclear reactors are basically used to create heat with information from a science teacher in this video.
How Things Work : How Nuclear Energy Works
Nuclear energy works in much the same way as traditional energy, except it requires less fuel to work and has harmful byproducts. Discover how nuclear energy works from a math and science teacher, Steve Jones.
Projectile Motion with Unit Vectors (Part 2)
Let's see if the ball can clear the wall. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:13.
This lesson presents small talk. The presenter explains what it is and when to use it. There are several examples, some are acted out and you can read the script all along the video.
Asking and Answering Questions
This lesson presents different ways to ask and reply to questions. There are useful expressions and you can read all the presentation script.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 1
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
Learn - Animals That Can Swim
This simple animation (with the help of a talking elephant) introduces young learners to animals that have water as their primary habitat. Each 'talking' animal gives the viewer information about itself.
Milestones in Science - Joseph Lister and Ignaz Semmelweis
Even in the 19th century wound infection still meant that one in every two successful operations ended in the death of the patient. Ignaz Semmelweis and Joseph Lister realized that this was attributable to the lack of hygiene in hospitals. Run time 14:49.