The Wonders of the Hydrological Cycle (and Human Impact)
The Hydrologic Cycle (or the Water Cycle) is a cycle of evaporation, evapotranspiration, precipitation and infiltration. (02:18)
The sun heats bodies of waters such as oceans and lakes, which causes the water to evaporate and form water vapor. Water vapor is also transpired from trees and soil. The collection of water vapor condenses to form clouds, which move around the globe by air currents. With the right conditions, clouds precipitate; some of the water absorbs into the ground t
Country Water Cycle Song
A country song that describes the water cycle (evaporation, condensation, precipitation, collection). The video uses diagrams and pictures of the cycle along with the song. The lyrics for the song are displayed on screen. Run time 02:37.
Spanish Civil War (1 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several still images from the period.
Henry Knox's Biography
Here is an animation of General Henry Knox talking about his life as a general working with Washington. Strange presentation, but useful in presenting a picture of what Know did during the Revolutionary War.
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Table
There are several ways to create a Microsoft Access query that is based upon more than one table, and one way is to use the query wizard. Find out how to create a query that uses more than one table by going into query design
By the mid-nineteenth century, the American economy that had been based on local commerce and small-scale farming was maturing into a dynamic, wide-reaching capitalist marketplace. As the industrial revolution in the northeast altered the economy and intensified the process of urbanization, an agricultural empire began to emerge in the west, and westward expansion began. In this video you will learn about westward expansion and it's trials and tribulations. (Video is of high q
Migration Westward after Reconstruction
This video is accompanied by text. "Prior to the Civil War, most English settlers and their descendants chose to live along the Atlantic Coast. However, the Pacific Coast was also being settled, which would lead to the development of the Great Plains as the two coasts spread toward the middle of America.
Atlantic settlers referred to the Great Plains and the Pacific Coast as the “Great West.” A less-optimistic name for this region was the “Great American Desert,” so-named because o
Documentary: The Adolf Hitler Schools (Part 4 of 6)
This part of the documentary talks about how children in Hitler's school must master everything including language dance and any other activities. The brainwashing of German youth by the Nazi leadership made this school a centerpiece in the German's attempt to rule the world. Shows how some unique opportunities were offered the children to insure they were loyal followers. Quotes and interviews used.
Abraham Lincoln's Birthplace
Follow Donna and her grandson, Landen, as they take a tour of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Then read on to learn more about Abraham Lincoln’s humble beginnings as a young boy in Kentucky. Have you ever wondered…
Where was Abraham Lincoln born?
Where did Abraham Lincoln go to school when he was young?
What did Abraham Lincoln do when he was a boy? (1:52)
Oswald's Midnight Press Conference
The midnight press conference of Oswald held on the evening of November 22, 1963. The video shows Jack Ruby at the back of the room.
Counting By Twos Song
This animated video will help children learn to count by twos. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The monkey characters count to 100 while the numbers are displayed on the screen. Some of the lyrics include "We're gonna count by two's. Me and you. All numbers will be even. That's just what we do". (2:53)
How to Build a USB Rescue Drive with Free Portable Utilities
How to Build a USB Rescue Drive - This video tutorial shows how to set up a collection of portable apps on a USB drive that can be used to diagnose and repair a broken windows computer.
Creating CD/DVD Master Disk
Watch this video about creating a CD/DVD Master Disc on HowStuffWorks. Check if for errors and compatability on other machines. Test it on multiple machines. Burn the master in one setting. Do not use re-writable media and choose a slower burn speed.(2:12)
WARNING VIDEO BEGINS WITH A COMMERCIAL
Blue Screen Repair with Recovery Console
Do Not run this scan on a hard drive that is working.
This will show you how to run a chkdsk scan on your drive to help with blue screen repair.
Recovery Console Download ISO file. (4:43)
Discovering the Internet: Better Searches
Refine your search terms to get the results that you need. The more specific you are the better the results will be. Putting terms in quotes, using logical operators in capital letters, using help, advanced search will get the results you need.
How to Write College Admissions Essay
This video is about things to use and avoid when writing the essay for your college admissions committee. Lots of good points are mentioned. A must read for all high school and junior college students to watch.
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
World War II: Occupation Of Germany - part 5/5
April 1945 The situation in post-war Europe including the allied occupation of Germany, demobilization, the Nuremburg trials and the genesis of the Cold War. The episode concludes with summations about the ultimate costs and consequences of the war. Interviewees include Charles Bohlen, Stephen Ambrose, Lord Avon, Lord Mountbatten and Noble Frankland.
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
This video takes a look at the history of the samurai and a warrior tradition that dates back over 1,300 years called Yabusame, a ceremonial and sacred form of mounted archery. (9:52)