A character education type video showing several famous people and how they overcame failure and learning to challenge themselves. Mainly talking heads, but could be useful when used with students who take notes and compare their experiences to those that most closely relate to their own.
Different Religions, Same Fantastic User-Friendly Universe
This short video is of a spokesperson naming the myriad of religions in the world and what they all have in common. A real "eye-opener" and would be an ideal research project for students to compare and contrast these religions.
Australia's New Captial: Canberra (pt. 2)
After selecting the capital, the competition started for who would design it.
History of Boomerangs
Myths and facts about the boomerang. Very short video. Announcer is a bit gruff for students.
William Jennings Bryan's Cross of Gold Speech
By the early 1890s, the Populist Party and figures within the
Democratic and Republican Parties advocated "free silver" (a
silver-standard currency at a high price for silver that would bring
inflation). The Populists represented an alliance of rural interests
and silver mining interests. Free silver advocate William Jennings
Bryan became the Democratic presidential candidate of 1896, delivering
the famous "Cross of Gold" speech denouncing the gold sta
Reasoning Behind Day Light Savings Time
How the new daylight savings dates affect the economy and energy consumption and safety. A quick overview from this one minute video.
Bomb Dropping Sea Worms/Rice Snorkels/Cell Battles
Shows video of deep sea worms and a defensive mechanism that allows the worm to release bioluminescent tissue. Also discusses adaptation of rice to avoid drowning and host cell infections by bacteria. This video could be used on animal adaptations and defenses as well as plant adaptations.
Solving Trigonometric Equations
Shows steps by steps how to salve Trig Equations. THe video uses an instructor and close up video of paper with the equations. Run time 10:05.
Lugosi teaches math - Positive series2
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. This video shows a variety of tests to prove positive series. He begins with what is called a comparison test and formulates proofs. Lugosi's hidden love for mathematics is illuminated by his animated teaching style. This video is geared to older, advanced mathematics learners.
Veggie Tales- Larry Boy and the Rumor Weed part 3
When Laura Carrot and Junior Asparagus misunderstand a neighbor, a story that he is a robot starts circulating throughout Bumblyburg. The Rumor Weed feeds on the gossip and spreads its menacing intentions all over town. Supercucumber Larry-Boy is called in to get to the root of the problem. This video teaches children about the negative effects of gossip with clever Batmanish humor and positive "veggie" role models. The horrible Rumor Weed even turns into a beautiful flowering plant when it chan
Albert Bierstadt Painter
This five minute video provides viewers with images prainted by Albert Bierstadt, a painter best known for his large landscapes of the American West. He was the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. There isn't any narration in this video, just images of the paintings so the teacher needs to provide insights as to the subject and painter's history.
Georgia O'Keefe: Notable New Mexican
A five minute video of interviews about the life of Georgia O'Keeffe. The video shows the impact of nature on her work and the New Mexico landscape. Several images of her work is done, but nothing about her methods.
David Driskell: African-American Artist
This video takes place in Maine and this video is centered around this place. Interviews with the artist includes why he paints there and the influence of others on his prints and paintings. A good video to show in art classes and also to emphasis his importance as an art collector and scholar. The video is 2:40 in duration.
They're neither plants nor animals, yet they are some of the most important life forms on Earth. This video segment explores the world of microorganisms -- what they eat, how they move, what they have in common, and what distinguishes them from one another. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:43.
24 High Frequency Words Song - Sing and Groove
This song is more of a rhythmic chant that goes over 24 high frequency words several times. The word is shown on the screen and the voice sings each word as it appears on the screen. (1:44)
Learning about Nouns and Verbs
This video explains how nouns and verbs can be the same word. It contains explanations and examples as well as definitions of both nouns and verbs. It is closed captioned. (06:59)
Grammaropolis: Parts of Speech
In this video by Grammaropolis you get an overview of the parts of speech. Some words described include action verbs, transitive, linking verbs, forms of be, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, preposition, pronoun, antecedents, conjunctions, interjections, and slang. (2:52)
The Works of Salvador Dali
This video shows the most important works of the artist with photographs of him interspersed throughout. Dali lived from 1904-1989. He was a surrealist but was greatly influenced by Resnaissance artists. He loved to paint bizarre but striking images with ornate clothing. There is no narration and it is set to the music of Mogwsi. (5:01)
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Measuring distance on a nautical chart
How to measure distance on a chart and work out the time it will take to travel. Nautical navigation. Watersports training