Biography: Dick Cheney: Quiet Authority
Richard Bruce Cheney was born January 30, 1941, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Richard and Marjorie Cheney and had an idyllic childhood, playing little league baseball and earning money on a paper route.
Westward Migration: The War of 1812
American westward expansion ceased as the War of 1812 raged between the United States and England. The US invasion of Canada, the blockade by the British and the Battle of New Orleans are reviewed. Not much new here, but the maps help students understand the scale of the war.
The War of 1812
This two minute video is a brief overview of the naval battles and victories of the War of 1812 including fresh water naval battles including the battles of Old Ironside. Control of the Great Lakes explained. No mention of impressment
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.
Using Clothes Hangers for Arts & Crafts Projects for Kids.com
This three minute video starts out as a commercial for a book and publisher, but once that is done it shows young children how to use clothes hangers to make a variety of arts and crafts projects. Many good tips on cutting and organizing too. Great for primary teachers.
When Science Meets Ancient Art, Colors Emerge
This video shows how ancient sculptures and architecture were painted. It is 2:38 long video and the use of black light is highlighted. Not much here, but it does show students how science and art can come together.
Three Simple Songs
Using play and echo technique, finger matching and sight reading, three simple songs are introduced.
Left Hand Basics
In this lesson you focus on using the C position for the left hand. The numbering is reversed, your pinky is 5-thumb is 1. Proper hand position, duration of tone, andn technique is stressed.
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.
An animated Koala give information about natural landscapes in this brief video clip.(Only the koala is on the video)
Landforms of the World
Different landforms of the world. Pictures of landforms-Plains, mountains and valleys with factual captions to go with the pictures. No sound in this video, but very informative.(Amateur video of slides and text.)
This video explains what phishing is and walks through a phishing email showing the student how you could tell the email was not from a legitimate source.(4:16)
History of Christopher Columbus
This is a short slide show with sound about the voyage of Christopher Columbus.
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)
Magic School Bus Makes a Stink
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they discover the secret to what makes things smell as they hope to win first prize in the First Annual Smell Search contest at school. This Magic School Bus video teaches the following concepts: Odor travels through the air to our nose, where special nerve cells sense them and report them to our brain. Run time 22 minutes.
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.