The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)
Erie Canal and its History
From Albany to Buffalo, from 1825 till today, the Erie Canal has made
American history. Tom Grasso, President of the NY State Canal Society, acts as a guide on a tour of this great artificial waterway, past and present. Knowledgeable information presents a picture of why the canal was important and how it is connected to many other waterways.
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt brothers explore the Arctic animals-the polar bear and the walrus. Students will learn about hunting rituals of the polar bear and walrus. Polar bears can sit still for hours waiting on prey to surface from icy water. The bear is in control on land but the walrus is in control in the water. The brothers use "creature power" to capture a walrus cub and polar bear cub from an evil guy. The brothers learn the inside scoop on both animals. This is a good teaching r
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers use the "creature power" of the walrus and the polar bear to help the cubs find their mommas and rescue them from the evil Zach. Students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about these two fascinating creatures. At the end of the video there is real footage of walruses with an emphasis on the importance of flippers. Legs are for lands and flippers for water-Every creature has special features.This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on t
Grizzly cubs learn by watching their mother. See this mama bear give her cubs a fishing lesson. Professional video and narration. Run time 01:27.
Learn About William Shakespeare's Retirement
William Shakespeare's Retirement - Learn about William Shakespeare's retirement in his later years. (06:48)
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
Good Presentations: Characteristics
Good Presentations: Characteristics. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, presenters are natural, passionate and easy to relate to. Learn characteristics of good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:57)
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.
This National Geographic maps allows students to explore the relative location of places in Mississippi and Mississippi's relative location to other states.
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.
Colts Neck Community Band - Pirates of the Caribbean
In this amateur video, the Colts Neck Community Band plays with NJ Youth Symphony Orchestra, theme from Pirates of the Caribbean. April 2, 2009. Colts Neck, NJ. (05:37)
HTML Basics (#9)
Most websites are written in HTML-hypertext markup Language. Web browsers understand this markup language of the web and allow the page to be shown. By knowing some of this language you can tweek your webpages.
Insect Collecting During the Day
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he demonstrated insect collecting with a net and cyanide jar. He also looks for insects in the tree bark and logs and suggests that bug collecting takes a great deal of patience. Run time 06:41.
Insect Collecting at Night
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he provides tips for collecting insects at night. Gary suggests looking for insects in tree bark, porch lights, commercial lights, and a technique called sugaring. Run time 03:11.
Collecting Insects Using Small Traps
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel demonstrates how to make various small traps out of plastic cups and dishes to help collect insects. Run time 03:08.
General Bug Preparation for an Insect Collection
Entomologist Gary Hevel gives tips on how to prepare a bug for your insect collection. He explains the various ways to mount the insect on a foam board using pins. Run time 04:50.