"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" Poem by T.S. Eliot
A skilled reading of the dramatic monologue, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock," by British actor Gottfried Geist. This is a great example of good poetry reading. The video primarily shows the head talking. Occassionally there are shots of his profile holding the book and gesturing with his hands. His facial expressions add to the interpretation. (5:02)
Daisy Zamora reads "Mother's Day"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features Daisy Zamora reading her poem Mother's Day. The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Weather & Meteorology : What Is Humidity?
Humidity is a measure of moisture in the air, specifically that of water vapor, which is water in its gaseous state. Find out how to measure absolute humidity and how to determine the ratio of dry air to water vapor with help from a meteorologist. Video is short and good quality and is appropriate for elementary level students of grades three through five.
Weather or Not - Climate
The Weather or Not video series uses weather forecasting and the science of meteorology as a context for learning. This "Climate" episode zooms into space to investigate the relationship between the sun and the earth. You will also learn about the earth's axis tilt, spin and rotation to discover how these affect climate and the seasons. Timing is off between audio and visual. Run timje 08:46.
Learn French - French Numbers 30-40
A frog recites the numbers 30 to 40 in French, while giving the viewer enough time to repeat the numbers. Suitable for all new learners to French. (from imagiers.net)
This video is one of MEET ME AT THE CORNER's virtual field trips. A group of young girl inventors from San Diego enter FIRST Robotic competition. The girls answer various questions in this video interview. Run time 04:15.
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the upper arm. Very thorough. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 4:50 min.
Lessons From the Dover Trial - Part IV
Part 4 from Dr. Ken Miller's "God, Darwin, and Design- Lessons from the Dover Monkey Trial" lecture at U of Texas- Austin. Dr. Miller uses news clippings and humor to explain how recent discoveries of transitional species support the theory of evolution. Inset video of Dr. Miller giving the lecture with his powerpoint presentation in the background. 5:21 min.
Ask the Expert: Meteors
Ask the Astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, goes to the park to see if anyone has any questions. A boy in the park asks, “How fast does meteorite moves in space?” He explains that meteor moves through space and if you find it on the ground then it is a meteorite. Sometimes the speed is 10-15 miles per second. He then shows the children friction and explains how the atmosphere protects us from meteorites.
The Fall of France - Documentary part 4 of 12
This forth part of the documentary refers to Belgium's neutrality and how this affected the course of the war. There is an explanation of the allied plan known as Plan D.
Weather on Jupiter, 3 of 7
In an effort to understand Jupiter's turbulent weather, scientists study Earth's atmosphere in this video which is for elementary school children and older.
A Wish To Be A Christmas Tree
This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic. With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe; the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend's wish come true. (07:24)
Haunting Images from the Sun
April 21, 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) First Light press conference, where NASA revealed the first images taken by the spacecraft. In the last year, the sun has gone from its quietest period in years to the activity marking the beginning of solar cycle 24. SDO has captured every moment with a level of detail never-before possible.
Documentary: The Adolf Hitler Schools (Part 5 of 6)
This part of the documentary talks about how the children at the school were brought up to hate Jewish people and how the Jewish people were treated. This video show how propaganda and people who didn't question authority resulted in the death of six million Jews. Interviews with German citizens and their views of what happened and why.
The Advent Wreath
Video describes the advent season and what the advent wreath symbolizes. It also discusses the four weeks leading up to Christmas.
14 States of the Southeast Region
This video shows the 14 states of the Southeast region. It is followed with some questions.
The Infernal Galop (Can can) by Jacques Offenbach
The Infernal Galop is from Orpheus in the Underworld, an operetta by Jacques Offenbach. It is most frequently known as "The Can Can," to which lively Parisian dancers picked up their ruffled skirts and kick their legs up high. The work, first performed in 1858, is said to be the first classical full-length operetta. This version was performed on February 23, 1991 by the Philharmonic Orchestra van Vlaanderen.
How to Edit Your Writing : What Are Run-ons and Sentence Fragments?
Lecture style video teaching about run-ons and sentence fragments. Examples of run-ons and fragments are shared. (1:34)
Personification Examples in Literature
Personification examples used by politicians, ministers, etc. The video has recordings by the actual individuals using personification, so you may have to adjust your sound as the recording levels vary. For fourth-grade students and older.
Mexican-American War - 5 of 6
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexico.