Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 2 of 2
This is a continuation of an interview done by Jeff Brown. In this section of the interview Judy Blume talks about how her life right now makes it harder for her to write. She has a lot going on and can't really find the time to write. She needs to lock herself away and then write. She says when you write you need to write from deep inside and as truthfully and honestly as you can. Mr. Brown discusses how some of Judy Blume's books have been critized because of some of the things she has wri
Gary Paulsen Lecture on running his dogs - part 3 of (prbably 4) Lecture took place on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his dog Cookie, the start of the race and how his lead dog did not follow the path of the race, but instead gets lost in Anchorage. This portion of the speech is very humorous and ihelps to show that people who have a hard time growing up can become positive. His audience loves him! (3:34)
Lecture took place on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his dog Cookie, the start of the race and how his lead dog did not follow the path of the race, but instead gets lost in Anchorage. This portion of the speech is very humorous and ihelps to show that people who have a hard time growing up can become positive. His audience loves him! (3:34)
On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (4 of 5)
Armstrong Williams continues his interview with Dr. Maya Angelou. She knew she must teach her son. Books became important. "Books represent the gathered information of human beings all over the world since we've been able to write." Armstrong Williams reveals his knowledge of Dr. Angelou's kind acts to people in need. "I am trying to be a Christian.... a representative of my God." Armstrong asks how she has overcome the "-ism of race." First of all, if you don't transcend it,
How to Make Glue
This is a Power Point slide presentation teaching you how to make glue. There is no sound.(1:15)
Pottery Crafts for Kids : How to Make a Clay Pottery Bowl
How to make a clay pottery bowl for kids; they can make a pinch pot working from the bottom up pushing out the clay and smoothing it up.
Photography: How to 'See' Like a Photographer
The secret is to be able to see images photographically and grab them with your camera. Edit your images to determine which images work-becareful not to become personally involved with your images. Critique the images critically.
Fact and Opinion
This is a short video with computer animation and computerized voices. The video gives one example of a fact and one example of an opinion.
Life in the Polar Regions
This video describes animals and plants found in the Polar Regions. It address several species in the seas including fish, sponges, whales and krill. Polar bears, sea lions, walruses and penguins are seen in this video as well as the animals in the vast arctic tundra. It also briefly addresses animals adaptations that enable them to deal with the cold weather, such as thick fur, short ears and tails and hibernation. Run time 1:55 .
Welcome to North Korea- Emmy Winner
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org. (53:16)
Welcome to North Korea [pt 1/6]
(Video begins after about 1 minute.)This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are stra
Lewis and Clark Animated Movie
In this animated video, students will learn about the travels of Lewis and Clark. The narrator tells of their expedition as they discover animals, rivers. Good illustrations of maps, forts, rivers, etc. are shown. Lewis and Clark had discovered important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on United States History. Content is appropri
Robert E. Lee
This video is about the Confederate general who leads his forces in the Civil War. Video shows why Lee was forced to take dramatic actions and how his decisions cost thousands of deaths and the surrender of the South. The video shows that despite his loses he is still held in high regard by some in the South.
Robert E. Law and the Civil War
A biography of his life in regard to his work in the Civil War. A good overview of his accomplishments, actions, and decision making of the Confederate army.
Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.
Robert E Lee: A Short Biography
This two minute video does a good job of reviewing his life and his activities during the Civil War.
Blame it on the DNA
This student-made music video was written to get students excited about the basics of protein synthesis and how proteins can affect phenotypes, including disease phenotypes. Note that very few things in life can actually be "blamed on DNA", and the creators of this video don't want the viewer to walk away from this video with that message. Nor are they making light of the seriousness of genetic disease, but simply trying to generate excitement in the learning process. T
Optical Illusions Show How We See
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there. 16:31.
Counting to 4 - Sesame Street
In this short video from "Sesame Street", four children are shown dancing in a grid of four squares. They count to 4 several times during the video, while highlighting the number 4 by showing all 4 children dancing at one time. (:34)
Bulletin Board Slide Show
See a brief slide show of bulletin board ideas for elementary classrooms. Some good ideas. For more ideas go to http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/bulletin_board.html. Run time 0:34.