The Computer History Museum in CA
This video gives a brief history of computers. There are interviews with Bill Gates and other important technology leaders. This video describes the museum in Mountain View, CA and takes you on a short tour. Run time 04:46.
This short video uses computer animation and narration to explain the process of DNA transcription. Run time 0:34
How to Write an Essay
How to Write an Essay. Part of the series: Teaching English. When writing an essay, introduce a thesis at the end of the introduction, present an argument using credible information and provide a conclusion that addresses specific points within the thesis....
500 NATIONS (PART 8) - The Path of Peace
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Creating a State
Creating a State - After finding a handbill advocating suffrage rights for Wisconsin women, Angie investigates the process Wisconsin went through to become a state. She pays special attention to who was included and who was excluded in the process, and why. Angie discovers that, since statehood, citizens have worked constantly, using a variety of methods, to make Wisconsin a better place to live. She asks viewers to consider problems they would like to change and methods for creating change.
US Entrance into World War Two
This five minute video uses primary footage of action at the start of the war before the United States of America into the fray. The economy is discussed worldwide.
Call To Arms - World War II Newsreel
Originally meant to be a prelude introduction to a episodic war cartoon, functions like an old time newsreel depicting events leading up to World War II.
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Warren Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986. The Burger Court, not known for activism, was at the center of two highly controversial cases in the 1970s that had a huge impact on the nation: Roe v. Wade and Regents of University of California v. Bakke."
Beaded Hair Clip Supplies
This video gives instructions for how to make beaded hair clips using foam shapes. The hair clips can be personalized with some simple
supplies. Supplies needed for this project are: foam shapes, beads, craft glue, scissors, plate, hair clip.
Making Beaded Headbands
Learn to make a beaded hairband. The video shows how to attach beads to headbands by using a thick coat of glue. Supplies needed for this project are beads, plain headband, glue, beads, plate.
kids crafts video.
Are You Convinced?
Proof making is one of the key ideas in mathematics. Looking at
teachers and students grappling with the same probability problem, we see how two kinds of proof — proof by cases and proof by induction —naturally grow out of the need to justify and convince others.
Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a
mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in
real-life with the creative thinking of students.
This 2:45 minute video explores the science behind the possibility of time travel. A good video for discussion and to have the students review the findings and add their own take.
Introduction to Science K-6
This provides an overview of the video library.
Food for Thought
A fifth-grade class in Huntsville, Alabama explores food chemistry. Science inquiry teaching for K-6 teachers.
How ID Theft Works: What Gets Stolen
Scott Stevenson examines the types of information sought by identity thieves. This four minute video goes into the various areas that thieves seek and how they do it and how help make it more difficult for them. Many types of fraud may be new to students and require more of an explanation such as benefits fraud. Run time 5:18
Crank That Quadratic Formula
math anybody? This is a fun and hip way to get the quadratic formula memorized.
Nouns in the Desert
Animals, plants, and scientists in the desert are presented
in this segment that explores how nouns are used in written
English Grammar - Noun
A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. Whatever exists, we assume, can be named, and that name is a noun. In this English grammar lesson, Mrs. Santha A.Kumar explains about the different forms of noun. Includes common, proper, collective, and abstract nouns. Lecture format with teacher at the dry erase board. Instructor somewhat difficult to understand. Run time 05:25.
The Noun Eater-Running Time 2:01
This is a fun and attention getting song video about nouns. Person, Place, and Thing are described using pictures and objects from school. The song is catchy and is a great way to introduce nouns. Running Time is 2:01