Jian Gou Village
5:05 Cultural Heritage in Beijing. Farm house restaurants - folk culture and customs. The video is translated and spoken in English. This is an interview with a restaurant owner. Roses are used as an ingredient in their cooking. Travelers come to eat the local roses in the food.
National Geographic - Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary
A young Southern belle chronicles the times when Union and Confederate troops invaded her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (02:50)
Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to look at examples of mimicry, and identify which living things are producers and which are consumers. To help users complete the activity, key terms, including biotic and abiotic components, are defined.
First Images of Battle of Midway
The victory at Midway was the turning point of World War II. The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. In this video clip, view images from this crucial battle. (1:23)
The Dizzy Gillespie United Nation Orchestra
1:28 Excellent stage show listening to all the music played. Hear that big band sound.
Needs vs. Wants
A video to help you understand the difference between your NEEDS and WANTS. (01:53)
Becoming Barack Obama
In this video clip, take a closer look at the events of Barack Obama's childhood and youth that influenced and shaped him into the person he is today. (05:49)
Inside a DVD Player
This is an amateur video showing the inside of a DVD player. No narration or explanation is provided. (01:48)
Inside a DVD Player - the laser mechanism
Filmed from three different perspectives, each in both visible and infrared light. No narration. (01:19)
History of Game Boy
This is a student-made movie project. Students were asked to research a technology and display their findings in a creative manner. The video provides a time line and examples of the changing game boy beginning with the original in 1989. No narration. Images and information is set to music. (03:06)
Meet the Nintendo Game Boy Family!
This is a video introduction to the Nintendo Game Boy. The first hand held Game Boy system was released in 1989. (08:23)
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
TED Ed--The Cockroach Beatbox
By dissecting a cockroach ... yes, live on stage ... TED Fellow and neuroscientist Greg Gage shows how brains receive and deliver electric impulses -- and how legs can respond. Students will think this is really cool. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (6:16)
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
BB King: Growing Up in Mississippi
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, musician BB King talks about growing up in a poor and segregated Mississippi. He then goes on to talk about how much the state has changed since the Civil Rights movements. (2:30)
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Dr. Sharon B. Megdal Discusses Water Management on "Israel Up Close" Program
US Federal and Arizona State Water Conservation experts arrived in Israel for an important learning tour. Israel has a 65-year record of successfully managing extremely scarce water resources, and has become a world leader in water management.
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)