Fastcar: The Physics of Racing Part 2
This is a video to assist 5-7 graders in understanding the concepts of physics. It uses auto racing to illustrate the ideas. The video hits many different points and might be a good review for older students. Run time 07:49.
Benefits of Reading for Pleasure
The benefits of reading for pleasure include teaching children to
love books, relaxation and being introduced to new ideas. Connect with other people and have things to talk about because of reading. Advice from a writing instructor on reading for pleasure in this clip.
President John Adams
This clip shows what John Adams's life was like during the beginning of the US. He was vice president under George Washington for the two terms that he served. When Washington stepped down, Adams ran for and won the presidency. The start of political parties. Four minute video.
When China Rules the World
The years immediately following the end of the Cold War gave rise to the notion that the world was entering yet another American Century. But the next century will be decidedly Chinese and the rest of the world needs to adjust to this fact fast. Martin Jacques is a visiting senior fellow at LSE IDEAS. This event celebrates the publication of his book When China Rules the World: the rise of the middle kingdom and the end of the western world.
Staying Safe Online (21/10/2010)
LSE IT Services is pleased to present a series of evenings (19, 20 and 21 October) to help promote awareness of information security issues that are relevant to every person that uses the Internet. With the increasing use of computers and information technology in our everyday lives, the number of threats that people face on the Internet everyday has also increased. This series is set to show what some of those threats are, how you can protect yourselves and what other people are doing to protec
Construire la mémoire, construire l’oubli. (audio) Serge Lifar et les Ballets Russes Serge Lifar (1905-1986), danseur des Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (1923-1929) et maître de
ballet à l’Opéra de Paris (1930-1945 ; 1947-1958), a bâti sa formidable renommée en se présentant
comme l’ « héritier » de Diaghilev. Grâce à l’écriture de nombreux textes, grâce à des expositions
Serge Lifar et les Ballets Russes
Serge Lifar (1905-1986), danseur des Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (1923-1929) et maître de ballet à l’Opéra de Paris (1930-1945 ; 1947-1958), a bâti sa formidable renommée en se présentant comme l’ « héritier » de Diaghilev. Grâce à l’écriture de nombreux textes, grâce à des expositions d’objets ...
La montaña donde se abandonaba a los ancianos Una leyenda japonesa Hace mucho tiempo, existía la costumbre de abandonar a los ancianos al pie de cierta montaña, una vez habían llegad
Una leyenda japonesa
Hace mucho tiempo, existía la costumbre de abandonar a los ancianos al pie de cierta montaña, una vez habían llegad
Pennsylvania and Delaware
he Quaker effort to colonize in the Americas continued west of New Jersey in a fertile area called Pennsylvania. This land belonged to William Penn, an athletic young gentleman who was the son of the wealthy English admiral. While a student at Oxford, Penn was attracted to the Quaker faith. He supported the belief that religion should involve a personal relationship with God and that there was no need for an established church. He also rejected the ideas of rank and hierarchy, along with the tra
The Making of a Nation - The 13 Colonies
Beware of political ad that starts this video. This five minute video has a very slow start. A word wall and handout are needed. A glorified slide show. Distracting music. Shows each colonies and its shield. This video is best used as a model for student created videos.
Taking Your School's Reading Pulse
In this video produced by Education Plus, identify ways your school can get kids hooked on books. Ideas include talking about stories, playing games, having fun activities, and getting the entire family involved.
Writing: The Big Idea
This video discusses the process of organizing ideas into paragraphs. It
also presents a short segment about the construction of Tokyo's Sky
City, and a follow-up activity that allows students to practice
organizing a paper into paragraphs.
US President Bush News Conference Dec 2007
In his final press conference of 2007, U.S. President Bush said on Thursday he was not satisfied with political progress in Iraq. Jon Decker reports.
Encouraging Children to Express Emotions
Encouraging Children to Express Emotions - How can parents encourage children to express emotions? This is related to reading books and role playing that parents can use to help understand situations. This is a short video with several ideas to try. A talking head video.
Snowball Fight in the Solar System
The Chandra X-Ray telescope is described along with the way it works. It offers ideas for how we can use the brightness of comets to make new discoveries.
Andrew Jackson fights the Bank
Andrew Jackson fights the Bank of America. In the summer of 1832, the bank war started when Congress, led by Henry Clay, renewed the banks charter even though it wasn't due to expire until 1836. Clay had pushed the bill through for political reasons. Henry Clay was running for president that year.
How To Get An After-School Job
This video gives step-by-step advice for getting an after-school job. It provides practical ideas to increase your likelihood of earning extra cash. Grades 7-12. (1:24)
Make a Thumbnail Sketch for an Oil Painting
This Expert Villiage video shows how one makes a thumbnail sketch and why it is important in an oil painting. This sketch gives you ideas about the shades of light and dark, colors you might use, and how the painting might play out. (1:31)
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.
U.S. Geography Quiz
Here are a few questions and answers over the economic and political geography of the United States. Also a U.S geography quiz. (Amateur video) Professor uses computer screen for the statistics.
How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character
Start by jotting down ideas. Start with the eyes then finish out the face. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (4:47)