How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
President Coolidge, 1st Presidential Film (1924)
News coverage of President Coolidge as he speaks outside reading from paper notes.
Billie Holiday singing "I cried for you"
This tune became Billie's biggest hit for the Brunswick recording company. Avarage sales of the Holiday recordings with Teddy Wilson would be in the 3.000 mark. However this one sold more than 15.000 78's. The Johnny Hodges saxophone solo became a sample for every saxophonist and Billie's version was just as good. One of the reason's this did so well could be in the fact that this one of the first standards she recorded. The tune had been around since 1923 and in the public mind.
Wright Brothers, Part II
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 4:32
Galileo used his telescope to gather data about the heavens, and his observations and theories sparked much controversy. Contrary to the popular belief of the time, Galileo suggested that Earth was not the center of the universe. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, the importance of unbiased scientific inquiry is demonstrated by Galileo's observations of sunspots. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:42.
How to Make a Cloud
Crazy Chris shows us how to make clouds and teaches us about Cloud Formation in this brief clip from So Cool Science. For this experiment you will need a pop bottle, a lighter, a piece of paper, and an adult. Audio quality is low but it is still easy to understand the experiment. However, audio quality improves when Chris gives an explanation for the experiment. Run time 03:01.
How a Hurricane is Born - The Science Of Superstorms
A fascinating look at how a little girl walking in the sand of the African desert could cause a hurricane 4000 miles away in the USA. Some scenes may be too unsettling for very young children. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Hurricanes: New Tools for Predicting
Hurricane Katrina, which struck New Orleans and other Gulf Coast communities on August 29, 2005, provided the worst kind of reminder of the importance of accurate hurricane prediction — and of heeding those predictions. This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW a year before Katrina struck, describes the current state of research into what causes hurricanes and how scientists are now able to "see" inside the storms in their ongoing efforts to more accurately predict both the path and int
Marie Curie Biography, Part IV
This is an animated biography of Marie Curie, a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 05:47.
he city that some consider the most beautiful in Poland is slowly regaining its Baroque beauty.
The Last of the Sioux
Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee. The story of the event and how the American soldiers massacred the Indians later. Quotes from Black Elk.
The Great Native American Civilizations
What the world was like before the Europeans arrived. A great video to show the impact of the "white man" on Native Americans. (2:03)
We Shall Remain: Part of a Series of 8 Videos
This is a trailer for the video series. This one deals with Wounded Knee and the treatment of the plains Native Americans. You can click on the site to view the entire video.Both sides of issues are explored.
History of Native American Indians, Documentary - Pt. 4/4
This is part 4 to a very Informative and Detailed Documentary of the Native Americans and what happened to them. Run time 09:58
How Far Smells Travel
A short segment describing how NASA scientists track smells around the globe. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers an
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance. Part of the series: How to Do the Chinese Lion Dance. Get an introduction to the traditional Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance in this free instructional dance video. This short clip is just the first in a series that needs to be viewed to gain an understanding of this dance and how it is done. There are several parts. Teachers may want to select those that are most appropriate for what they are teaching. If you let t
Meg's Pink Pig - Beginning Reader
This animated story book is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-7 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short vowel words. (1:45)
Geometrical Shapes in the Real World
How many shapes can you find??? This slide show presentation shows several pictures and asks the learner if the can find shapes in these pictures.
Pirate Girls Nine
This video podcast is from the They Might Be Giants series. Sock puppets sing a song about counting to nine and sets of nine pirate girls. Ends at 2:09. The second part of the video has the ZYX song in which the alphabet is sung backwards. (4:34 total run time)
Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)