The Opposite Song
The video sings about simple opposites (happy/sad, awake/asleep) Jack sings and acts out the meanings. The live action character appears in animated scenes. From Imagine Island TV show. (1:38)
Opposites - Gender
A slide show with images of male vs female opposites. Mother/ father, Boy/ girl, bull, cow, etc. There is no narration for the antonym slide show. Nice musical background. (1:09)
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants. The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
How To Remove Gum From Fabric
This video shows a simple way to remove gum from fabrics using an ice cube. ( 1:20)
Performance on Vimeo
Physical Performance Interactive Art using music, sound, and light. (3:01)
Performance Art on Vimeo
I wanted to test something in After Effects. It didn't work. I liked this as an alternative though. This performance art uses dance and computer effects for the performance.
John Quincy Adams
His life and career and the influence of his wife are the subject of this two minute video. This is a brief biography of this president and it dwells on his personality as well as his accomplishments. Also, of note, is his election and conflict with Andrew Jackson.
Oil Painting Demonstration by American Artist Editor Steve Doherty
This seven minute video is a bit slow, but does explain how the editor of American Artist makes decisions on what to pain and how to paint. A good introduction to those who are having problems getting ideas.
Examples of chalk Art
This video is set to music and it shows photographs of chalk art on sidewalks. (1:42)
Canada: Canadian-American Relations
Relations between Americans and Canadians have historically been friendly, with the exception of a few incidents during the War of 1812 and this video explains that relationships. Not much detail here.
Westward Migration: The War of 1812
American westward expansion ceased as the War of 1812 raged between the United States and England. The US invasion of Canada, the blockade by the British and the Battle of New Orleans are reviewed. Not much new here, but the maps help students understand the scale of the war.
War of 1812 History Film w/ USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)
Poor audio quality aside, this film uses various drawings to depict the major battles of the War of 1812. Film depicts the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) defeat of the British frigate HMS Guerriere, the USS Consitution defeat of HMS Java, the surrender of USS Chesapeake, the sailing of USS Essex through Pacific waters, and other battles that took place on the Great Lakes. Also included in the film is information on Francis Scott Key writing “The Star Spangled Banner” while watching the bat
War of 1812: Siege at Fort McHenry
This 2:56 minute long video is about the siege at Fort McHenry and why is was an important part of the US overcoming British rule? This video explains what happened at the fort and how the Star Spangled Banner came to be written.
Ulysses S. Grant
Histrical portraits are shown of Ulysses S Grant as "Battle Cry of Freedom" is played in the background.
Ulysses S. Grant-Documentary of His Last Days
A segment on President Ulysses S. Grant from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard' which focuses on the last weeks of Grant's life.
Stella Stellina (Italian) - Star Little Star Lullaby
This is the "Star, Little Star" (Italian) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project. Italian words are highlighted at the bottom of the screen. Run t ime 01:26.
Italian Subject Pronouns
This video features a teacher stating the subject pronouns in both English and Italian. The pronouns appear on the screen in both languages. ( 1:24)
James A Garfield Creative Quotes
A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from James A. Garfield (1831-1881); born on Nov 19. US president, lay preacher; He was the U.S.'s 20th president, but was shot in a railway station after only four months in office; died 80 days later. The quotes are set to music. (01:31)
This video is a recoreding of a speech by President Benjamin Harrison.