Florene Nightingale Biography, Part II
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded" (Wikipedia, 2009).
What the Ancients Knew: Roads of Ancient Rome
A good video showing how the Romans and their slaves fitted stones and ditches to make their roads last. Sudents would benefit from a map of Italy and the road network that was created in Roman times. Run time 01:00
Bessie Coleman-A Brief Overview
This is a short student-created slideshow with narration regarding the female black pilot, Bessie Coleman.
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
Pasta alla Norma (pasta with eggplant and ricotta salata)
In this video, there is a clear and easy description, in Italian, of how to make Pasta alla Norma. All the ingredients are named and shown and the recipe is demonstrated for this typical Sicilian dish.
Groundhog Day-Punxsutawney Phil
Meet Punxsutawney Phil and his handlers Ben and John. This video gives good facts about Phil's hibernation and eating habits. He likes fruits, almonds, oat bars, etc. This would be a good video to show on Groundhog's Day. Some students may not have background knowledge about groundhogs and this video has great photographs. (1:40)
Traits of Top Students
This video highlights the 4 quadrants that students end up in and gives
you some tips that the “top students” already follow. The student who
knows exactly what to focus on and precisely what action to take. This is an eight minute video. The audio is weak and the explanations may need more examples in the classroom to gain a better perspective of this method.
Study Skills for High School Students
This four minute video goes through a series of hints to help students improve tests scores and grades. Good ideas are listed in detail and examples given.
How To Choose The Right Career
This three minute video tells about three important areas to consider in helping to decide what career one might wish to follow. The three areas are skills, priorities, and finding a job and how to go about this process.
Symbols of the European Union
This video shows pictures of symbols representing all 27 eu countries. In the background the European union anthem plays.
Land of Greece
This is an amateur video about Greece. It contains many photos of beautiful Grecian scenes with soft music playing in the background. It also contains photos of famous Grecian works of art and athletic events. (03:02)
Japanese History of Edo period to Meiji Restoration(4/6)
Japan of Edo period(Bakumatsu). After this age, Meiji Restoration occur in japan. It is expressed by movie The Last Samurai.
Japan during the time period of 1000AD 1200AD is the subject of this student made four minute video. A fair overview, but it may be best as an example of what other students could do.
The Animal Cell
The Structure of The Animal Cell is discussed in this video. The purpose of this video is to explain the parts of the Animal Cell and give a brief overview on their function. (02:47)
Days and Months in Greek
In this video you will learn the days days of the week and the months of the year in Greek.
Amazing Weather Video is short, but shows wonderful pictures of some amazing weather that has occurred. As the pictures are shown, the name of what is happening is printed on the screen. Video is short and more description could be given as to what weather phenomena are happening. Appropriate to elementary age level students. Run time 0:53.
Video is short, but shows wonderful pictures of some amazing weather that has occurred. As the pictures are shown, the name of what is happening is printed on the screen. Video is short and more description could be given as to what weather phenomena are happening. Appropriate to elementary age level students. Run time 0:53.
Mitosis, Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
This 19 minute video is about mitosis, meiosis, and sexual reproduction. For sexual reproduction to happen, there has to be mitosis and meiosis. Mitosis is when cells duplicate and it is how babies are formed. Meiosis is the process required to form organisms such as babies. This video is about sexual reproduction. The video uses a cartoon graphic and lecturer. There are a lot of terms in this video that students may need to have explained to them. They are listed in the video.
A Black Hole - Cygnus X-1
The blue supergiant star, HDE 226868, is locked in an orbit with a black hole - Cygnus X-1. If you have a small telescope it is possible to see this interesting star. The black hole is not visible but its companion star is. This system is located in the constellation Cygnus, The Swan. The video explains where to look. It is possible to capture an image of this star with an SLR digital camera, Nikon, Canon and others produce cameras capable of long time exposures. The video also demonstrates usin
The Positive Side of Black Holes - BBC Science
Some scientists believe that black holes may have played an important role in the creation of the universe in this interesting video from BBC science show 'Supermassive Black Holes'.
View some of the biggest stars in the known universe in this narrated 3D animation. (01:26)