Sociology: What is Ethnocentrism?
This is a short video (01:22) about our propensity to judge others by the standard of one's own culture. The video gives an example using an Southeastern Asian standard.
Declaration of Independence Video gives the history of the Declaration of Independence. This is a really well done video. Video is good quality and good for any level student.
Video gives the history of the Declaration of Independence. This is a really well done video. Video is good quality and good for any level student.
Declaration of Independence
On June 7, 1776, Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee introduced to the Continental Congress a resolution: "That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States." He further called "for forming foreign Alliances and preparing a plan of confederation." Lee's resolution announced America's break from England, but members of Congress believed a more formal explanation was needed to unify the colonies, secure foreign assistance, and justify their actions to the world.
Declaration of Independence - Remember this.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence we need to put this into practice. The beginning is the reading of letters from those who were present or involved. This is followed by the reading of the declaration by NFL football players past and present and others. (This video was filmed in the early 2000's)
Travel Conversation in French
Basic travel conversation that is suitable for all beginning learners.
Subordinate Conjunctions Rap Song
A subordinate conjunction rap. The lyrics start with dependents won't last unless they are attached and then rap music is added to the lyrics. This non professional production rap lesson takes place in a bedroom.
Battle of Jutland (May 31-June 1, 1916) - World War I
Slide-show video showing pictures of the ships that participated in the battle of Jutland during World War I. This battle was on the afternoon of May 31, 1916, when the British fleet encountered the German fleet before the Germans had expected. By the time the British turned and fled towards the main fleet, they had lost two battlecruisers and the numerical advantage. Slides with music and text (which moves faster than can be read)
News Reel: Kruschev Gets Angry
Russian leader Khrushev gets angry at meeting, with audio.
Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 4/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
Helen Keller Meeting First Lady Grace Coolidge (1926 SILENT Newsreel Footage with Audio Description)
For the first time on YouTube, the DCMP and the University of South Carolina Newsreel Library (www.sc.edu/library/newsfilm/) would like to present rare newsreel footage of Helen Keller meeting First Lady Grace Coolidge. Although no audio was recorded at the meeting, the visual content has been described for viewers who are blind or visually impaired. This video includes descriptions. Run time 02:25.
The Civil War and Its Effects
A student made video that is 2:14 long and touches on some of the causes of the war and its effects. This is best used as an idea for teachers to use to have their students create similar projects.
Golden Compass Author on Religion and Theology
A conversation between The Golden Compass author Philip Pullman
and Donna Freitas author of Killing the Imposter God on Pullman's views
on how religious and theological questions are addressed in his work. Sound quality is low on this video.
Tuck Everlasting Book Review
This video clip is a 6th grade school project.. It is a book review for teh book Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.
Henry Selick and Neil Gaiman Discuss Coraline
Henry Selick and Neil Gaiman discuss the book and the movie., Coraline. Clips from the movie are shown in the video.
Bean Bag Toss: Preschool Games
Bean Bag Toss: Preschool Games. Part of the series: Games for Pre-School. Toss a bean bag to each other or into a box. A fun game for preschool kids or little children in this video!
Estimating Whole Numbers - by StudyJams
One way to estimate is by rounding a number. Rounding is a great way to make numbers easier to work with. Numbers are often rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand. Learn more about estimation and rounding with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs
This video shows how to read and interpret line graphs. It is geared for high school students.
How to Prove Triangles are Similar
Students learn the following theorems related to similar
triangles. If an angle of one triangle is congruent to an angle of
another triangle, and the lengths of the sides that include each angle
are in proportion, then the triangles are similar (Side-Angle-Side
Similarity Theorem, or SAS Similarity Theorem). If the lengths of the
sides of two triangles are in proportion, then the triangles are
similar (Side-Side-Side Similarity Theorem, or SSS Similarity Theor
Finding the Area of a Square The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the area of a square. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process by using the formula, plugging in the determined values, and computationally arriving at the answer.
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the area of a square. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process by using the formula, plugging in the determined values, and computationally arriving at the answer.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 4/5
Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.