John Adams and the Boston Massacre
Fame without Honor is the key phrase in this interesting look at John Adams as done by an actor using the president's writings to show how he acted and why. Very good, but this 4:38 video is best used to show the times and the nature of Adams.
Introduction to the Xylophone
This video will give you a comprehensive introduction to the xylophone.
Test Taker Face: Musical Celebrating School Testing
This is our CRCT Prep Video - "Test Taker Face." This video was recorded by 5th grade students at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville, Georgia. This is a fun video to watch and an example of what teachers might do at their schools to motivate students.
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.
Video gives the history of the discovery of Saturn and questions the rings around Saturn. Gives interesting facts about Saturn. Discusses the poles of the planet being flattened, the speed of rotation, and the intense storm winds. Video is good quality and appropriate for all ages. Run time 02:02.
A Choral Reading of Shakespeare
A student made video of a choral reading being performed by students in a combined junior and senior English class. The students performing the video are tenth, eleventh, and twelfth graders. (2:57)
Martin Van Buren
This is a film documentary about New York's Martin Van Buren from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard'. Van Buren.
Chalk Artist: Julian Beever
This CBS News video shows the chalk art of Julian Beever. The photographs of his art is amazing. The artist talks about his art and how he starts his work. Because of the Internet his work is well known. First the art is drawn in miniture then he uses rope to plot out his drawing. The first day is the hardest. (5:20)
Harry Potter Character Introductions
"The Mysterious Ticking Noise" is a cute video introducing the primary characters in the Harry Potter series via finger puppets. Rhythmic and fun, these finger puppets are well done.
Marionette Bill Robinson Tap Dance
Presented at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, this excellent example of marionette puppetry is set to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's "Keep a Song in Your Soul". The puppet tap dances his way through the song as Bill Robinson's voice explains the steps.
How to Make a Sock Puppet
With the help of her aunt, three year old Jaylee explains the making of a sock puppet. As the sock puppet develops, it is animated to show each step. Adding eyes, a mouth, a nose, hair and decoration, the video ends with the sock puppet and Jaylee singing "Tomorrow" from Annie and then Jaylee giving the sock puppet hugs. Appropriate for young children. (5:36)
How to Create Charts and Graphs From Google URL
Input data into a API to create a chart or graph. The narrator in this video tells how to get to the URL and information about how the program works to create a chart or graph.
First this video talks about singular and plural nouns and when to use a or an with singular nouns. Then the video begins to discuss demonstrative pronouns by providing examples. It tells to use this and that with singular nouns and these and those with plural nouns.
Harriet Tubman, Part V
This is an animated biography of Harriet Tubman from the Discovery Channel/Education series which is aimed at elementary school children.
Windbags - Cool Science Experiment
How many breaths does it take to inflate an 2 meter (8 ft) Windbag? 70 breaths, maybe? Why even try? With a simple science secret you can amaze your friends by blowing up a Windbag in one breath! If you don't believe it, try this amazing science activity! Windbags are so light and strong that even the smallest scientist can demonstrate the amazing properties of air!
Learn about hurricanes, how they form and what you can do to stay safe in this short, computer-animated video. Key concepts include: hurricane formation, hurricanes over water, hurricanes over land, tropical storms, meteorologists, hurrican watches, hurricane warmings, hurricane safety, and hurricane classification.
Facts About Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer was one of the earliest artists to use a camera obscura, which transferred an image through a lens and onto paper or canvas to trace. Understand why Vermeer's work is so luminous and subtle with information from an experienced artist. (01:59)
Expert: Koorosh Angali
Bio: Dr. Koorosh Angali is an accomplished scholar, poet, musician, actor and performance artist.
Filmmaker: Todd Green
Instructions for constructing and electromagnet and an investigation of magnets and the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
Introduction to Magnetism
What is a magnet? This video is a great introduction to the concept of magnetism. It explains what magnetism is and how it occurs, and describes five types of magnetism and their properties. (6:14)
How the Nervous System Works
The nervous system is your information station. Learn more about your nervous system and its major organs as well as their functions with this short video from Kids Health. The video also addresses the size/weight of your brain and the various parts of your brain.