It's January in Antartica and summer is in full swing. This movie uses professional video footage and narration from National Geographic to show how these Antarctic animals flock to the shore for mating season. This brief video is an example of adult/young relationship between the parent penguin and baby chicks. Run time 02:45.
My Favorite Season Song - Signing Time
This song talks about the 4 seasons. It teaches signs for the seasons and shows scenes relevant to each season.
he highlands of Papua New Guinea, a place so remote that the people that live here, are among the most isolated. One of the native tribes performs a rite of passage for young men. It is to make a boy a man.(Graphic scenes of bloodletting)
Video Documentary- In Papua, New Guinea, a group of initiates is about to enter the final stage of a long and arduous ritual. This is a male ritual that leads to manhood. Men's bodies are cut in the patterns of crocodile teeth. (Caution: Cutting and blood are shown.)
Northern Leopard Frog
See the northern leopard frog in action jumping and diving. This movie show amazing footage set to fun music. Run time 01:09.
Florida is the only place in the world where you will find both alligators AND crocodiles. This movie teaches you how to tell the difference between a "croc" and a "gator." Run time 01:49.
O mio babbino caro from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
In this live performance on stage, Kiri Te Kanawa sings while accompanied by an orchestra. The Italian is translated in subtext. (2:35)
Shapes and Colors - Brainy Baby
A snippet from the Brainy Baby Shapes and Colors DVD. The live action movie shows squares and colors. (:36)
Mitosis In Action
Observation of the cell division of C. elegans cells from a 1 cell embryonic stage over a 50 minute time course at 20 second intervals. Black and white with music. Grades 5-12. 54 sec.
George Washington, “The father of our nation,” is the subject of this sort video that sets the stage for his serving as general of the army in colonial times. Done as an animation. Too short to provide much value except as an introduction to the topic.
John Adams and the Drafting of the Declaration of Independence
Reenactment of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and others ask each other questions while writing and editing the Declaration of Independence.
Magic School Bus Shows and Tells
It's the international and Very Important Show-and-Tell Competition, and Arnold and D.A. are representing Ms. Frizzle's class. Arnold brings a webbed hoop, left behind by his great-aunt Arizona Joan, a famous archaeologist, but he has no idea what it is! Using clues from the hoop and from Joan's old journal, the kids make educated guesses about its use. To test their hypotheses, Ms. Frizzle turns the bus into a Supposeatron, a magical device designed to evaluate guesses. Can the kids solve the p
An Interview with President James K. Polk
Reenactment of Chapel Hill, NC visit discusses the War with Mexico, slave states, and studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Amateur video)
Buddy Guy performing "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl"
This video shows Buddy Guy performing "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" live.
Billie Jean King: Tennis Pioneer
This video desribes how Billie Jean King advocated for equality in sports and how her success helped put women's tennis on the map.
It shows scenes from her most famous matches including the 1971 match against Chris Everett and the 1975 match against Rosie Casalles. (1:31)
Picasso Footage 1881-1973
Authentic video footage of the artist in a short movie. It's so interesting to see the actual artist on film. (0:19)
Good And Bad Methods of Classroom Management
Maintaining Classroom Discipline (1947). Good and bad methods of disciplining inappropriate classsroom behavior. This was a very well made instructional movie for teachers. (13:44)
How To Do Leg Lifts
Narrator gives detailed steps to the proper way to perform leg lifts while the video shows a woman performing the exercise. 1:05 min.
Adriano Celentano sings with Mina-Parole Parole
In this video from 1972, Celentano sings with Mina. Both singers are seen performing.
Multimedia film of Spain. Scenes of Spain's geography, people, food, and culture. Many film clips and Spanish music but no narration.