The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
This 2:37 video is about the Alamo, its defense, and the moral cause it gave the Texans. A good explanation, but does not go into detail about the Mexican troops or strategies.
California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
Teaching Reading with Children's Rhymes
Learn some examples of children's rhymes and tips like having kids clap with the rhymes in this child-development video about teaching kids how to read using rhymes. You are given some specific examples of how to get kids to read with feeling and energy using these games and rhymes.
Ryhming and Reading Games in Reading
Learn from an award winning teacher how reading can be taught with rhyming games. The teacher talks about how to teach children read with rhymes in this video clip.
Teaching Reading With Interactive Rhyming
Teach kids how to read by showing different ways to interact with rhymes and by using books that have animation. An award winning teacher talks about interactive rhyming in this video.
Sesame Street - Parts of a Face
This animation highlight the parts of a face as the narrator names the face part. Classic Sesame Street. (:28)
A librarian recites the rhyme "Hello Face" in this video. (:52)
Song: Move Your Body by Hi 5
The live action video shows group Hi 5 singing and dancing. The song names the parts of the body and kids in the studio imitating the movements. (1:59)
Hokey Pokey - Sing It!
A video showing a class singing and dancing the popular song. The lyrics (a variation of the traditional lyrics) of the song are shown in subtitles. (3:06)
This Is The Way - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian sings "This is the Way" while naming various body parts.
A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Abraham Lincoln's Childhood
This documentary of Abraham Lincoln's childhood is well done as a short biographical cartoon.
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Macbook: Keyboard Shortcut Tutorial
This video reviews the major Mac keyboard shortcuts and visually displays the shortcuts on the screen. You will learn the hotkey shortcuts and functions. The command/apple key is on both the right and left side of the keyboard and will be used often.
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
World War II: Occupation Of Germany - part 5/5
April 1945 The situation in post-war Europe including the allied occupation of Germany, demobilization, the Nuremburg trials and the genesis of the Cold War. The episode concludes with summations about the ultimate costs and consequences of the war. Interviewees include Charles Bohlen, Stephen Ambrose, Lord Avon, Lord Mountbatten and Noble Frankland.
Tribute to the Native Americans
This is pictoral tribute to the Native American people. It is a series of slides with Native American music as accompaniment.
The Empty Mind-Kyudo or Japanese Archery
This is a rare opportunity to see the great archers of the Japan Kyudo Federation. Kyudo Federation. The location is the Meiji Shrine in Shibuya (Running Time 3:14).