The Ant And The Dove, a fable by Aesop
This is a cartoon animation of one of Aesop's fables, The Ant And The Dove. The moral of the story is one good turn deserves another. The dove helps the ant that is struggling for life. The ant in spite of bring small, comes to the dove's help at a crucial moment. As the reader recites the words, text appears at the bottom of the screen. Narrated by a man with an Indian accent; with music. (3:30)
Grandma's Tales from India: Krishna's Strange World Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
Norse Mythology: The Gods of Asgard
Video discusses Thor and the defender of Asgard. He had four items to help him protect Asgard. The best known and most feared was the war hammer called Mjollnir, The Destroyer. Next to Thor in strength was Vidar. The guardian of Asgard was Heimdall, not much is known about his origins. The war god is also discussed: Tire, was braver than Thor but not as powerful. Baldur was the brother of Thor and was considered the beautiful god. Hodur, the blind god
Daisy Zamora reads "Mother's Day"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features Daisy Zamora reading her poem Mother's Day. The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
How Does Hail Form
Hail forms with an uplift that involves air rising, cooling and
condensing as the temperature goes down. Discover how hail can get
larger through winds that pick it up and coat it with more ice with help
from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this 1:30 video. Good graphics.
Learn English Through Song - Reported Speech
Learn reported speech from the lyrics of the song Love Potion Number Nine by the Clovers. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation,
vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar. More songs at www.learn-to-speak-english-esl.com
Count from 1 to 5 in French
Computer animation goes through 1-5 in French several different times and different ways. Content begins at 0:55.
Learn to Speak French : Numbers 21 to 100
Suitable for all beginning French-language learners.
First make sure that you have backed up any of your important information. If your computer crashed would you be able to retreive that information? Second be aware of the threats that can cause you to loose data such as a virus, worm or a trojan. Have a virus program installed to protect you from those. A firewall will help prevent some of those things.
Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics. This video shows how to clean both types.
The Genius of Archimedes - Part 3
NOVA explores Archimedes' rare writings, as well as the book's mysterious beginnings, tumultuous history and amazing discovery. As the ancient text comes back from the dead, it unlocks its revolutionary contents—the infinite secrets of one of history's greatest thinkers. (Part 3) Run time 08:26.
The Central Dogma- From DNA to Protein
3-D color animation that takes you into the cell and shows the detailed processes of transcription and translation. Has sound, but it is not needed, and is somewhat distracting. Subtitles are given to explain what is occurring in the animation. Would be useful as a review for students. 10:46 min.
Short video clip showing time lapse of one day of bacterial growth. Grades 4-12. 15 sec.
Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. Grades 5-12. 1:52 min.
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (1/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 011:00.
EARTHLIGHT - Part 2
This video has mesmerizing, beautiful views of the Earth's rotation with mellow music by Ryan Shore. The images are provided by NASA, Johnson Space Center. There are subtitles indicating the position of the Earth. (09:43)
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 3, Part 2
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).