Clara Barton and the Founding of the Red Cross
A 1:45 video of Clara Barton who was a teacher, but suffered a nervous breakdown and went back to school and turned to helping others who were injured and sick at a time before women had rights. Good images.
The Human Body by StudyJams
The human body is an incredible, complex system built with different cells. Similar cells get together to form tissue, like muscle tissue. All of these tissues form the organisms that keep everything running smoothly in the body. Learn more about the human body with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Turning Points in History - Hammurabi's Code of Laws
A uniform set of laws becomes necessary with the rise of cities in order to keep order and this 3:32 minute video explains how law came from the Hammurabi in what is now Iraq. A good history that helps students understand how law came to be and why it is needed.
The Story of the FBI
Be aware that there is an add to start this video. I recommend turning on the video after this video has started after it has aired. The 48 minute long video shows its history and how it operates. It is a good video to show the impact of violating the First Amendment and for a debate on stereotypes. Well worth showing for mature students.
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.
Saturn's Mysterious Moons
This video can be watched in high-resolution 1080p. "On the first of July 2004, the Cassini probe entered the orbit of Saturn. It then began to compile what has become one of the greatest photographic collections of all time, of a giant gas planet, surrounded by colorful rings, guarded by a diverse collection of moons, and millions of tiny moonlets." (25:15)
Shakespeare's Rap - Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's tales of tangled love. The plot is complicated--but that was the point.
This rap breaks the story down for you, with Shakespeare as your very own emcee. Lyrics to the song are also located on the Flocabulary website. (04:20)
Tools & Supplies: How to Make a Puppet
A three minute video, part of a series, about how to make puppets. The video goes into some detail and provides good examples. The entire series is located on the same opening page as this video.
Saving the Ocean One Island at a Time
Aboard Mission Blue, scientist Greg Stone tells the story of how he helped the Republic of Kiribati create an enormous protected area in the middle of the Pacific -- protecting fish, sealife and the island nation itself. (17:16)
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.
Government - The Three Branches
This is a single page - not a video, nor a slideshow. However, it does have some merit as the page points out the three branches of government.
How to Measure Circumference
The two minute video is about circumference. This video explains that one way to seperate circles is by their circumference, different size circles have differecnt size circumference. Circumference is the distance around a circle. The ratio of the circumference of a diameter is pi= c/d. The video moves slowly and students should be able to follow it after the terms have been explained and practice.
They Might Be Giants-"Even Numbers" Song
Students will enjoy this cute, animated video about even numbers. Some of the lyrics include "Every other number is an even number. 2, 4, 6, 8-who do we appreciate? 10, 12, 14, 16-skip all the numbers in between". Content is appropriate for elementary students and for special education students. (2:38)
ISS Update - May 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 5, 2011.
ISS Update - May 9, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 9, 2011.
Pressure + Ink: Relief Process
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Listening, vocabulary: Ein Wochenende in Deutschland!
In this lesson you learn vocabulary relating to travel: a weekend trip. By doing this you practice your listening and writing skills.
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Authors@Google: Mary Roach
Mary Roach spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 22, 2011 about her book Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. About the book: Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they take? What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible for the human body to survi