First this video talks about singular and plural nouns and when to use a or an with singular nouns. Then the video begins to discuss demonstrative pronouns by providing examples. It tells to use this and that with singular nouns and these and those with plural nouns.
Wright Brothers, Part V
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Wright Brothers--Actual Footage of Flight
Here is brief actual footage of the Wright Brothers and their demonstration of their first flight. Because of the era, this is a silent film. Run time 01:29.
Land In Water
Professional Video- Is Italy an isthmus, peninsula, island or archipelago? If you don't know now, you soon will with this musical video dedicated to different types of land in water.Good animation and good facts.
Earthquake Country; 2 Plate Tectonics
This video is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquakes have shaped the scenery and the character of the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Abbott shows how faults capable of large earthquakes lie beneath most of the area, posing great risk to the millions of people living in earthquake country. Animations illustrate how and why earthquakes happen, how mountains and valleys have formed as a res
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
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
This video explains how vertical angles always come in pairs. They share a common vertex but they cannot share a side. Vertical angles are congruent, which means they have equal measures. (1:10)
Louis Armstrong, Part 2 of 8
Documentary is color with black-and-white clips of Armstrong's performances.
Arthur Ashe Tribute
Documentary with guest commentary and actual footage of Arthur Ashe.
Antique Silk Factory in Florence Italy
An informative narration takes us to Florence, Italy where 19th century looms make some of the finest silks in the world. Visit a florentine factory where a hand loom dating back to 1780 is still used and every thread is woven by hand. See how artisans create silk the way it has been done for centuries.
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
Part 1 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. He gives tips and ideas for learning activities for children. This is part 1 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
Counting from 1 to 100 in French
In this lesson, Jacqueline teaches you the French numbers from 1 to 100. You'll see that it's as easy as "un, deux, trois".
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
What Are SNPs? - 23andMe
Learn about the variations in human DNA called SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), and how they can be used to understand relationships between people. Animation simplifies a difficult concept. Grades 7-12. 1:53 min.
ON THE SUFFERINGS OF THE WORLD - Arthur Schopenhauer; Philosopher
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
Architectural Applications of Complex Adaptive Systems
This paper presents methods and case studies of approaching architectural design and fabrication utilizing Complex Adaptive Systems (CASs). The case studies and observations described here are findings from a continuing body of research investigating applications of computational systems to architectural practice. CASs are computational mechanisms from the computer science field of Artificial Life that provide frameworks for managing large numbers of elements and their inter-relationships. The a
How To Fold an Origami Swan
Viewers are introduced to the art of Origami by watching this step-by-step video teaching how to create a simple swan. (01:55)
How to Make Paper Cranes
This 4:30 long video is a step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami. Moves slowly and easy to follow.