This video segment from Interactive NOVA: "Earth" explores the history of plant biology. It takes the viewer from the earliest scientific hypotheses that plants ate dirt, to our present-day understanding of photosynthesis, the process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates, a storable form of chemical energy. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:25.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Water Power
In this video, Huckle and Lowly Worm wonder where electricity comes from. Water power produces electricity at the dam. The video gives great visuals for the dam and how water power is produced. Dams are big walls that are built to hold the river back. This is a great teaching resource for the elementary classroom and/or special education students. This would work well in conjunction with a science unit on natural resources and energy (1:06).
Learn to Speak French : Numbers 21 to 100
Suitable for all beginning French-language learners.
A History Of Scotland - Episode 5 - Project Britain (3/6)
The last in the series. Mary Queen of Scots and James VI. A well-photographed history of Scotland that is explored through commentary and re-enactments. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Women in Politics
A three minute video highlighting some of the most important women in American politics. Needs more background to be of more value. Just a selection of sound bites, but good insights.
Ways to help your school decrease school violence.
First Day of School for Middle Schoolers
Lots of talking, but not many insights on how to deal with this situation outside of talking, talking, talking.
Take Notes Online With NoteStar
NoteStar is a free internet tool that enables you to take digital notes, organize them, and prepare your bibliography (list of sources used) quickly and easily. Students can:
• take digital (online) notes in index card format and organize them
• track source information, whether it is print, nonprint or online
• create printable notes and bibliography
As a student, you can also register as your own “teacher” so you can:
• create projects and
Bicycle Safety--Smart Cycling
Rules your children can follow to stay bicycle safe.
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p
Mountain Region of the United States
This is a general video about the mountain region of the United States. Students would benefit of having a map to help them understand where this region is located and how the rivers flow from it. (Running Time 2:56)
Practicing Speeches: Study Outline
In this video, professional speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin, teaches that it is best to work from an outline. She provides you with numerous tips including that you need to read over your outline multiple times so that your speech practice will be profitable. This is a great video to get you started on the path to a fabulous speech. (01:07)
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Map Skills: Using Maps Together- Phoenix Learning Group
Professionally Made Video Clip- This program emphasizes the value of combining information from elevation, transportation, and physical feature maps and natural resource maps.
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
The Persian Gulf War: Part 5 - Operation Desert Storm
The Persian Gulf War or Gulf War (also known as the mother of all battles August 1990 28 February 1991) was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition for...
Slave Resistance and the Underground Railroad
This video is accompanied by text. "During the 1850s, Americans witnessed a decade of sectional crises that threatened the very existence of the Union. Ralph Waldo Emerson was right in predicting that the Mexican Cession would reignite the explosive issue of slavery expansion. The newly acquired territory lay beyond the Louisiana Purchase and therefore was not part of the Missouri Compromise of 1820. Californians were clamoring for statehood, the residents of Utah and New Mexico deserved territo
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 5
This is Part 5 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much information to the viewer.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 9
This is Part 9 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther
King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and
older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a
conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much
information to the viewer.)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman reviewed by Emily
The book, The Graveyard Book is reviewed. She tells her views on what she thinks about the book and the characters in the books.