Homer's The Odyssey-Joshua (part 1)
This was made for a video project for English class,. It was made with Sims Animation. It is based on The Odyssey of Homer. Part 1
English Learners: Rebecca's Dream
This video of an inpiring woman wanting to pursue her dream of perfoming her songs. The dialoge going on between the each person is emotional. there are many
facial expressions to help hint that they are feeling either sad, happy, or in confusion. The body language such as a hug really shows her affection towards someone. This video helps new English learners acquire skills by using visual clues. There are a lot of helpful comments on the site to help students and teachers as well. The vi
Aboriginal DIDGERIDOO Playing Live in Sydney
This 2:00 minute video shows how the didgeridoo is played and accompanied. It is a clear representation of aboriginal music.
Twelve Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
Twelve short animated movies showcasing stories from northern Australia. Brilliant website with beautiful animations and the sounds of outback Australia. Has full study guides accompany each story. Glossary includes pronunciation guide Students can create their own version of the dream story in the mash up section.
The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
What a Year on Earth Really Looks Like
A ten minute animation that shows how the Earth moves through space. Excellent visual for students studying seasons, astronomy, and/or space. Best used with handout as this video moves fairly fast. Also would benefit from a wordwall. (09:27)
McCulloch v. Maryland
A Dramatization of the legal case, McCulloch v. Maryland, that set the precedent that states could not tax functions of the federal government.
Naming Fractions-Virtual Manipulative
Count how many parts of the whole unit are colored and enter that number in the top (numerator) box.
Count how many parts make up the whole unit and enter that number in the bottom (denominator) box.
Find out if your fraction name corresponds to the picture by clicking the Check button.
Ask for a new fraction to name.
Click the New Fraction button.
Using Related Facts to Make a Fact Family
A fact family uses the same three numbers to make addition and subtraction problems such as 7+2=9, 2+7=9, 9-2=7, 9-7=2.
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey including body balance and how to move the ball on the field.
JS Bach pt.5
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
Slides of different types of neighborhoods. Off-screen teacher describes the neighborhoods. "A neighborhood is where you live." Upbeat background music.
History of music - Part V (W. A. Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), Rondo alla Turca, Don Giovanni, Clarinet concerto, Violin concerto in G, Symphony nr. 39, 40 and 41, Divertimento in D, Sonata facile, Piano concerto in A, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), Quintet for clarinet and strings, Requiem . (10:36)
This seven minute video is about bombs and explosives. It deals with both bombs and how they are dealt with by authorities. Students should be reminded that they should never touch something that has been left and to call the authorities. Good instructions about not touching blasting caps as well. Teachers should always remind students of the dangers involved.
Use a Highlighter to Make Glowing Water
It's easy to make water glow very brightly under a black light. This video provides instructions as well as a demonstration. There is no sound, but the instructions are written on the screen. Very simple video and easy to understand. Run time 0:56.
How to Put Out a Candle Without Blowing It Out
The Science Boffins show us another experiment that you can do at home! The aim of this experiment is to blow out the flame using carbon dioxide gas. An adult will need to be present for this experiment.
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
This nine minute video is about the importance of land and its power. The Feudal System was the "power pyramid" of the Medieval age. The Kings were the ones with Power aka land. People were afraid of the Viking and so they turned to the King for protection in these dangerous times. Students should know what a monarchy is to provide more background to this lecture.