Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
The Battle at Chapultepec: Mexican America War
The Rio Grande was the border to Texas, and also its border to manifest destiny. When Polk came to power, he annexed Texas, and served during the Mexican American War. This three minute video shows what happened in this attack. May be too intense for some students. A good video that explains the effect of this war and its impact on the expansion of the United States.
The Story of Cinderella Set to Music
This is a video with music from Jim Brickman singing As You while a montage of scenes from The Story of Cinderella are shown. (04:03)
Princess Cinderella Pom Dance Competition Routine 2010
Most little girls that like Cinderella also like cheerleaders and dancers. Why not combine them? That's exactly what PNHS has done here. The video could be used for a lesson about Cinderella or as inspiration while planning a school pom routine. This video includes various clips from the Cinderella story and is of Plainfield North Tigerette Poms performing Princess Cinderella pom routine during TDI pom competition at MHS Minooka high school 01-24-2010. (03:20)
How to Compute Area of Rectangles
How to compute area of rectangles - TenMarks teaches you how to compute area and perimeter of a rectangle. (04:33)
How to Compute Area of Triangles and Trazezoids
In this video TenMarks teaches you how to compute area of triangles and trapezoids. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. There is a lot of information on the screen, so the viewer may wish to open the video to 'full screen'.(04:21)
Learn about Perimeter and Area
Learn about Perimeter and Area - The video teaches students how to calculate the perimeter and area of figures. (05:36)
Acceleration Lab Experiment
In this slow motion video for IPS Schools by Clayborn a ball is released on an inclined plane and accelerates due to the force of gravity. At the bottom of the first inclined plane to the beginning of the second inclined plane the ball stops its positive acceleration by nearly maintaining its horizontal speed. On the second ramp the ball accelerates backwards down the slope, or loses speed to a point where it momentarily comes to rest. Therefore this video demonstrates POSITIVE ACCELERATION, ZER
The History of Vaccines
The History of Vaccines - Kids are taught about the unique ways in which animals have adapted and evolved to survive in their surroundings. Humans have created their own ways of adapting to the elements. (04:17)
Pajanimals-"Night Will Sing Us All to Sleep"
The Pajanimals sing about the noises they hear at night. The pajanimals wonder what makes the noises they hear around them like the clock ticking and water dripping. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:25)
Pajanimals-"How Do I Know if It's Morningtime?
In this Jim Henson animated video, Squacky has to learn when he should get up in the morning. Can you smell butter toast? Can you hear Mommy talk? Can you hear birdies sing? Is the sun shining in? This is how you know it's morning time. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:56)
Woodpecker Knockin Song
This is a cute animated video of a woodpecker knocking on the door of beetles' home in an oak tree. The woodpecker is trying to get a beetle lunch by telling some knock knock jokes. The words to the song appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. This is fun teaching companion for a lesson/unit on animals or even learning/reviewing the letter "W".
"Bare Necessities"-The Jungle Book
This is an excerpt from the Disney movie "The Jungle Book". Baloo sings to Mowgli about the bare necessities of life.
"Ignorance" and "Maturity" two poems by Philip Larkin (poetry reading)
The paintings are: Details from Four Ages of Man, by Jan Lievens c. 1668 Portait of a Youth, by Parmigiano, about 1520. The old man in the last photograph is Charles Walden in Bovey, Minnesota. It was taken by Eric Enstrom in 1918 and is now known as "Grace". http://www.gracebyenstrom.com/history.html Ignorance: Strange to know nothing, never to be sure Of what is true or right or real, But forced to qualify or so I feel, Or Well, it does seem so: Someone must know. Strange to be ignorant
Tough conditions for Tunisian refugees
Tunisians stuck in holding center on Italian island complain of harsh conditions.
Obama: "Countless" lives saved in Libya
Obama says the military mission in Libya is clear, focused and limited, and that it has already saved "countless" civilian lives. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Knox returns to court
Defense presents new witnesses in Amanda Knox hearing over the murder of Meredith Kercher. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Libyan rebels claim victory in Ajdabiyah
Rebels fend off government forces in Benghazi as pro-Gaddafi fighters leave Ajdabiyah
Tsunami survivors come home
Residents return to tsunami ravaged areas of Japan to salvage belongings as many fear their communities will become ghost towns. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Unrest boils in Syria
Amateur video shot Friday shows violent protests in Deraa, with rights groups saying dozens have been killed over the past week. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.