Learn Latin - Animals
In this presentation, you will learn the latin words for a variety of animals. You will see pictures of the animals while the words are shown on the screen in both english and latin. The words are being pronounced clearly in Latin while you view the words and pictures
Sea Voyage to Norway
The world's most beautiful sea voyage, with Hurtigruten, along the coastline of Norway from Bergen in west to Kirkenes in north!
China During the Tang Dynasty, Part 2 of 3
(Video is notated as Part 1, but it is Part 2.) This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. "
The Forbidden City, (4/6)
This documentary with Spanish subtitles features information about the Forbidden City and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum" (Forbidden City, Wikipedia, 2009).
Junior Chemistry: Compounds 1
Junior Chemistry: Compounds 1 - Learn about Junior Chemistry, Compounds 1. The video quality is not the best, but the instructor is very knowledgeable about his subject. (The video starts out dark, but then the instructor moves to a lighter area.) Instructor uses a whiteboard for instruction. (05:25)
The History of Mathematics - BBC
Mathematics is the Empress of the Sciences. Without her, there would be no physics, nor chemistry, nor cosmology. Any field of study depending on statistics, geometry, or any kind of calculation would simply cease to be. And then, there are the practical applications: without math there would be no architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps, or time-keeping: therefore no navigation, nor aviation, nor astronomy.
How Bacteria Cause Disease
This video demonstrates how bacteria gain entrance to the body. It also explains that when a tissue becomes infected by bacteria, white blood cells migrate to the site of infection and begin to ingest the bacteria. If the white blood cells fail to destroy the bacteria, then the bacteria increase in number. Run time (2:13)
Rhubarb Has A Cold Rhubarb is all geared up for a fab trip with his friends to see some spring daffodils and is crushed when he gets a terrible cold and has to stay in bed and miss out. He keeps trying to convince himself and Big Rhubarb that he is well enough to go, but he's not fooling anyone with his runny nose and coughing fits. Eventually he gives in and rests, and is rewarded when his friends bring some daffodils to his sick bed to visit him!
Rhubarb is all geared up for a fab trip with his friends to see some spring daffodils and is crushed when he gets a terrible cold and has to stay in bed and miss out. He keeps trying to convince himself and Big Rhubarb that he is well enough to go, but he's not fooling anyone with his runny nose and coughing fits. Eventually he gives in and rests, and is rewarded when his friends bring some daffodils to his sick bed to visit him!
The Wisdom of Mark Twain
Mark Twain or Samuel Langhorne Clemens (real name) was an
American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is extensively quoted. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.
Photography: Overview of the Mechanics of a Camera
This video is a lesson excerpt . Digital cameras have many features and different prices. Point and shoot, advanced images and SLR types all work the same. This video discusses how the camera works. (4:03)
Jackie Robinson Biography - Fact and Opinion
This is a short biography about Jackie Robinson written by a second grader. The story includes many facts about Mr. Robinson and the opinions of others about black players. One slide is shown as the narrator reads the story. (1:51)
500 Nations -- Removal of Southeast Native Americans, Part 3
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations. This is an excerpt about the illegal removal of Southeastern Native Americans from their ancestral lands to Oklahoma, also known as The Trail of Tears. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Native American Indian
May be difficult for some students to understand at the beginning. Mostly images. At best a seven minute video that sets the tone for the forced movement of these Native Americans
Trail of Tears
This student-made video uses artist renderings to tell the story of the Trail of Tears.
Civil War Uniforms: Union
This video shows what the Union soldiers wore and the material that was used.
George McClellan "Who Am I"
This video displays facts about George McClellan. The video can be used to review important facts George McClellan. (Amateur video with loud music.)
Specific Heat Capacity Explained
In this clip learn about the difference between heat and temperature. The narrator explains to how to to calculate the amount of energy that needs to be supplied to raise a given amount of a substance by a certain temperature.
Learning Quotation Marks - Phonic Faces
Learning to use quotation marks is a mystery to many children. Using visual strategies to SHOW them what they mean quickly clears the confusion. Materials available at ElementOry.com
Kary Mullis Celebrates the Experiment
Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms. Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a way to copy a strand of DNA. Run time 29:30.
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
This video clip explains how to find the equation of a line when given an equation of a line that is parallel or perpendicular to it. Parallel and perpendicular lines have related slopes. Parallel lines have equivalent slopes and perpendicular lines have negative inverses of their slopes. To fully understand and apply this concept, we should be familiar with the slope and the slope-intercept form of an equation. (2:38)