Frederick Douglass and the Underground Railroad No. 3 of 6
This video focuses on the David Ruggles Lodgings which was a refuge for anti-slavery leaders such as Douglass.
Solving Equations 1
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve for 'x'. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:01) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
This is a video accompanied by text (click on the text icon to see it) "A genetic mutation is any change in a cell's DNA, the chemical that carries all of the genetic information in a cell. Would you ever think that a beneficial genetic mutation that occurred thousands of years ago could cause a serious illness today?
In parts of Africa, the Mediterranean, South America, and the Middle East, malaria epidemics killed large numbers of people many centuries ago. Children who inherited one cop
1996 Clinton Re-Election Commercial
Using the phrase "protecting our values" as one of their slogans, the Clinton campaign was able to seize the political mainstream. Clinton’s support of the death penalty and intention to cut welfare were among the traditionally conservative positions heralded in his commercials. (1:00)
Edgar Allan Poe Biography
A ten minute biography of Poe with accompanying printed material. An excellent work, but it does mention his drinking problem and horrific death of his mother.
Sarah Dessen : Along for the Ride Interview
Teen author Sarah Dessen talks about the making of her book, Along for the Ride. She discusses the inspiration behind her book about a high school girl riding a bike, girl meets boy escapism about "the appeal of failure." (3:03)
Computer Animation of the Earth's Seasons
A computer animation showing the cause of the Earth's seasons, from the Strasenburgh Planetarium, Rochester (NY) Museum & Science Center. Seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth's access. This video uses computer animation and narration to explain what causes seasons, as well as the equinox and solstice. Run time 02:23.
Symptoms of the flu usually include fever, tiredness, headaches, coughs, sore throats, runny noses, body aches, diarrhea and vomiting. Discover how flu symptoms are spread by a contagious airborne virus. (01:12)
How To Use The Two Types of Quotation Marks
A five minute podcast about quotation marks good for all ages. How to use two types of quotation marks and when not to use quotation marks is explained. Several examples are illustrated.
Cell Phone Bacteria
This spot done by Nicole Brady of KOB-TV in Albuquerque shows how many Germs can accumulate on your Cell Phone. Short news clip reminds people the health issues associated with unsanitary phones. Grades 5-12. 3:01 min.
Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (1/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
This excellent video, which is suitable for elementary-age children, discusses the human muscular system (a system with over 600 muscles) and was completed for 360Kid productions in Boston, MA. (Note: the slang word 'pee' is mentioned once in the video.)
This video shows a teaching explaining and defining prepositional phrases. Several examples of prepositional phrases are given as well.
Joan of Arc part 1
A United Streaming Video. This is the story of Joan of Arc, a national heroine of France and a Catholic saint. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War. Cartoon format. (5:30)
How Do You Measure Snowfall?
There are several ways to measure snowfall, including sticking a ruler in the snow, but the more scientific way involves measuring several spots and determining the average. (02:03)
One Bus, a Bunch of Bags, and 80 young Mechanical Engineers in Hong Kong
On Saturday, 1st November 2008, eighty young engineers and engineering students turned up at Rocky Bay near Shek O, with one common goal: cleaning our shores and educating beach goers.
International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, initiated by Ocean Conservancy, began 23 years ago in Texas, USA when almost 3,000 citizens removed 124 tonnes of trash from 122 miles of coastline. Sincethen, ICC Day has become an annual event held all over the world on the third Saturday in September.
Learn French - Etre Imparfait
Learn French - Etre Imparfait. This short video has the imperfect forms of the etre (the verb 'to be'). The instructor shows how to use the the imperfect etre with I, you, he, she, they, etc. The words appear on the screen as the instructor speaks.
How To Make Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Twp girls demonstrate step by step from their kitchen how to make chocolate chip banana bread. Ingredients needed for the recipe are, sugar, vegetable oil. two eggs, mashed banana, salt, baking soda, and flour.
Make House Plants Happy At Home
This three minute video is a top ten listing of easy ways to improve the life of a house plant at home or in the classroom. Some name brand products are shown.
What is Included in Lesson Study Script?
Learn more about the steps involved in creating the "Lesson Script" … from identifying "best practices" strategies to sequencing the Lesson Script. Hear the rationale for NOT following a "word-for-word" script. Run time 06:23.