A breakdancing physicist explains muscle groups. Try to spot the mislabeled muscles and write in to the show to find out if you're right. (1:10)
Dangerous Book for Boys Part Deux
Connand Hal Iggulden's book is not a stereotypical children's book. It is focused squarely on quintessential boyhood. It teaches how to tie the five knows every boy should know, how to navigate and how to make invisible ink. The video trailer introduces this unique book. Even the most reluctant reader will be intrigued. (2:22)
The Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions!
Bart King, a longtime middle school teacher, began writing to get reluctant readers hooked on books. The Big Book of Gross Stuff explores the international standards of grossness, while delving into history and science. This trailer introduces the book. Visit http://ultragross.blogspot.com for more gross stuff! (:42)
The Iliad - Book XVIII (Age of Mythology)
This is a video . ade for an English class project. It is Book 18 of The Iliad by Homer, recorded in Age of Mythology using CamStudio. Cepstral was used for the voices (and the roar is from Sinistar!).
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
The Odyssey ( KCLS Book Trailer Contest Entry)
This video is a trailer book review of the Odyssey of Homer. This was used as an entry for the KCLS Video Book Review Contest on the The Odyssey by Homer.
Oceania - Cook Islands - Traditions - Part 1
Professional video that shows some of the traditions of Oceania. Music and film but no narration.
Oceania - Cook Islands - Traditions - Part 2
Originally coined by the French explorer Dumont d'Urville in 1831, Oceania has been traditionally divided into Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. Traditional dance, song, and the modern people of the area are featured. (Professional video but no narration)
Human Anatomy - Lungs
This is a short (4:14), computer-animated video concerning the structure and function of the lungs. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This well-done video was narrated by a non-native English speaker so the word 'breath' is pronounced as 'breathe.'
"Green Eggs and Ham" picture book by Dr. Seuss
This is an animated video production of Dr. Seuss's picture book, Green Eggs and Ham, a favorite by the beloved children's author and illustrator., with professional narration and music. (7:55)
The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss, Part 1 of 2
Narrated by Madeline Khan, this animated video of Dr. Seuss's illustrations does not show the words from the book. Part 1 of 2 (8:53)
The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss - Part 2 of 2
This is an animated version of the picture book. Narrated by Madeline Khan, this would be an excellent visual companion to the book. (6:56)
"The Sneetches" Part 1 of 2: animated TV film of Dr. Seuss' picture book by that title
The first of a 2-part reproduction of Dr. Seuss' book, The Sneetches, produced as part of a 1973 animated television special and movie, Dr. Seuss on the Loose directed by Hawley Pratt for DePatie-Freleng Enterprises and CBS; this special included the stories The Sneetches, The Zax, and Green Eggs and Ham. (6:33)
"The Sneetches" Part 2 of 2: from an animated film of Dr. Seuss' picture book with same title
This is the 2nd part to the animated Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches from Dr. Seuss on the Loose, a 1973 animated television special and movie directed by Hawley Pratt for DePatie-Freleng Enterprises and CBS; this special included the stories The Sneetches, The Zax, and Green Eggs and Ham. (5:27)
Robert Sabuda, pop-up book artist
The Foot Book
Dr. Seuss' The Foot Book is read with views of the book's pages and music. Static on sound track. (3:52)
'Kangaroo's Visitor gets a Surprise' a self-published picture book by Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor reads. with Australian/British accent, his self-published book, Kangaroo's Visitor gets a Surprise, illustrated by Gail Breeze. The words do appear on the screen, but they are too small to read easily, and do not appear at length on the screen, which focuses on the illustrations (wide-to-tight and tight-to-wide shots). (8:24)
Human Anatomy - Foot
This is a computer-animated video (03:25) that describes how the bones of the foot work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Anatomy of the Foot
There is no narration in this one-minute video that show the 'layers' of the foot from three different angles: the surface, vascular, muscular, and the skeletal anatomy.
Human Anatomy - Ankle
This is a computer-animated video (02:20) that describes how the bones of the ankle work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.