¿Qué hora es? – Telling Time (part 1)
Using SER and numbers to tell time in Spanish. Learn all of the basics about telling time in Spanish. This video lesson should complement any beginner level text that deals with telling time including all the vocabulary words associated. This is a great resource for ELL students and students learning Spanish. (6:36)
Spanish Por vs. Para Rap
This student made music video includes a rap song that will help students learn the difference between por vs. para! Examples are provided on the screen but not the entire lyrics. Run time 04:00.
Influenza Pandemic of 1918
One of the worst natural disasters in recorded history was caused by a virus. The influenza pandemic of 1918 killed at least 20 million people killing more people than WW I. This is best used to show how the smallest germs are more powerful than man-made weapons. Original footage. Needs a word wall and map to make the lessons more important to students. Great for an exercise of comparing large such death numbers such as The Black Death.
This three minute video shows a little about his life. Students would benefit from the fact that he failed many times, but kept on working on his goals. The Civil War is mentioned briefly as is the Gettysburg Address. Not much depth, but good insight into his character.
John Lee Hooker singing "Hobo Blues"
John Lee Hooker singing live at a 1965 Blues festival. Black and white video(2:43).
The humorous and entertaining Bill Nye the Science Guy segment explains quicksand using a small toy doll. The segment is from the Wetlands episode. Run time 01:15
Tiger Woods: A Biography
This 4:12 video tells the story of Tiger Woods from a child prodigy who started golf when he was a young boy. He Changed his name when he became pro. He had a very strong link with his father who died in 2006.
Tomb of Newgrange
Visit Ireland's mysterious Newgrange, which continues to surprise and confuse historians.
How Do We Smell?
Did you ever wonder how your nose works? Did you know that the human nose can recognize about ten thousand different smells? Join twins Ingram and Everett as they learn about our sense of smell and parts of the nose. Run time 10:57.
How Far Smells Travel
A short segment describing how NASA scientists track smells around the globe. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers an
The Science of Scent
What's the science behind a sublime perfume? With charm and precision, biophysicist Luca Turin explains the molecular makeup -- and the art -- of a scent. Luca exposes the audience to a fragrance that's been split up into parts and explains that there are over 400 molecules from the frangrance floating through the air. This video could also be used for an advanced lesson in chemistry. The video is somewhat advanced, but intriguing. Run time 15:56.
In this video you will learn about Spain's political systems, location, culture, religion, language, natural resources, economic systems, main urban centers, and main industries. (Amateur video with slides, text, and Spanish music)
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
el regreso del rival de Mickey (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish0 Mickey y Minnie estan en una tranquila playa cuando de repente llega el rival de Mickey (Mortimer)y trata de quedarse con Minnie
Short " A" Song - Hooked on Phonics
A catchy rock and roll song accompanies this animated cartoon video from "Hooked on Phonics". It focuses on the short vowel "a." (:45)
The Qing Dynasty, Part 2
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi
Edgar Allan Poe Biography
A ten minute biography of Poe with accompanying printed material. An excellent work, but it does mention his drinking problem and horrific death of his mother.
How To Add Explosive Power To Your Soccer Moves
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to add explosive power to your beat-the-man moves on the soccer field in just 6 weeks.
Tribute to Mia Hamm: Soccer Player
This is a four minute video showing highlights of Hamm's career. Some of the material is out of focus and there isn't any narration. At best, this is a video that could be used to show some of her skills. Music can be muted.
Basketball Stretching Tips
Basketball Stretching Tips. Part of the series: How to Play Basketball. This video shows how to stretch before working out. Make sure that those engaging in these activities are capable because they can cause injury if done without careful instruction.