The Attack on Rue Plumen from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. Sung in English with English captions. (3:12)
African honeybees have reproduced in great number in the Amazon rain forest forming aggressive swarms that are blamed for nearly 1,00 deaths. This movie talks about these bees and how they have migrated to the U.S. Run time 03:38.
The Costa Rica paper wasps have to defend themselves from army ants and from waterlogged nests. This movie shows how these ants take care of themselves. This video could also be used with a lesson about animal defenses. Run time 01:47.
'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
Home School Versus Public School Geography
Learn about home school versus public school geography from an experienced teacher and home school authority. The narrator discusses U.S. survey statistics are shown on how kids are performing in geometry and how to make kids more literate in geography.
America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown
Find out what life was like in the Jamestown settlement. As for all YouTube videos block the comments before showing. A three minute recreation with insights into why the colony was established. Very good introduction.
Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)
The Arts in Every Classroom: Teaching Theatre
Two specialists work on basic theatre skills with children of various ages, and use theatre education as a gateway to other kinds of learning. At Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, Amanda Newberry’s lesson in improvisation with a third–grade class stimulates students’ imagination, heightens language and listening skills, and encourages critical thinking. At Barney Ford Elementary School in Denver, George Jackson teaches basic movement skills to a first–grade class, invi
The Arts in Every Classroom: Students Create a Multi-Arts Performance
A team of arts specialists and classroom teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans guides kindergarten and fourth–grade students in creating an original work based on Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam. The program presents highlights of the creative process, including brainstorming about characters’ emotions, creating speech and movement for the characters, constructing costumes, and performing.
Assessment in Math and Science - Will This Be on the Test?
Workshop 1. Will This Be on the Test?'; Knowing vs. Understanding
'Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'
Aggression, Violence, and the Brain This module links human aggressive behavior with specific regions of the brain. Scenes from classic experiments show stimulation of a bull’s brain to stop it from charging and excitation of a cat’s hypothalamus to trigger aggression. A striking case of violent human behavior is then linked to a brain lesion — the surgical removal of which restored normal emotion
This module links human aggressive behavior with specific regions of the brain. Scenes from classic experiments show stimulation of a bull’s brain to stop it from charging and excitation of a cat’s hypothalamus to trigger aggression. A striking case of violent human behavior is then linked to a brain lesion — the surgical removal of which restored normal emotion
The Olympic Logos
This is a slideshow of the logos of The Summer Olympic Games (1896-2016) and The Winter Olympics (1924-2014). Video is interesting to see how the logos have progressed over time and to see the various logos depending upon where the Olympic Games were being held. This movie is set to music and shows pictures. (5:00)
Living With Earth, Part I
Scenes of San Francisco before the Loma Prieta earthquake introduce this program addressing how humans are learning to cope with earthquakes. Various groups and agencies are studying the San Andreas Fault and the damage caused along its path to better understand how earthquakes ravage the land. Methods of studying earthquakes are reviewed.
Learn English 61 - Lifestyle
This podcast improves English with bite-sized 5 minute lessons. Perfect for beginners, intermediate and advanced students.The clip teaches where we live and how this affect our lives and the grammar part of the clip shows shows how ask negative question in the present simple. Real life scenes are shown as examples.
Berndt Elias remembers his cousin Anne Frank
Anne Frank's cousin Berndt Elias used to perform as a clown in ice shows. He talks about how Anne dreamt of performing in an ice show with him. She wrote about this in detail, and this portion of the diary is read during the video. It makes Berndt sad to know that her dream was never fulfilled. Interview with him takes place October 15, 1993, in Basel, Switzerland. English subtitles. (2:09)
Conics Review - Live Action
A student made home movie that reviews the conic sections: circle, ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola. The students act out the different sections using string and umbrellas as foci. Very entertaining and visual - the only downside is that the video can be grainy which would make broadcasting it to a class somewhat less than ideal.
Dr. Lisa compares the original 2-D ultrasound to the latest 4-D technology, which shows a 20 week old fetus in unprecedented detail. The video is a small clip showing Dr. Lisa, the mother, and father on stage while a large screen shows the audience and the camera results from both ultrasounds as they are performed on the mother. Run time 03:52.
Learn to Pronounce American English Vowels
Learn to pronounce English vowels. There are five vowels in English but they can be combined to make 15 different sounds. Live movie of teaching standing. Close-up of teacher's face is shown as he pronounces the vowels. Sounds and example words are shown. (3:27)
History of Computer Animation - P1
This video contains the history of animation from from the very beginnings. Computer graphics developed in 1950. Shows how computers are used from Sketchpad to animating a movie.
Alphabet Clay Animation
A movie that show each letter of the alphabet and discusses uppercase and lowercase as well as their sounds. Narrator adds "uh" sound to consonants. May be confusing for some learners. Claymation and photos. (8:07)