National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.
A Little Fall of Rain from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. The picture quality is good and the sound quality is excellent. The performance is sung in English with English captions. (3:43)
Learn About the Importance of Studying Planet Mars
Learn About the Importance of Studying Planet Mars - Learn about the discoveries and information on the planet Mars and its surface. (03:25)
Space School: Mars
This seven minute video offers insights and statistics about Mars. Well done with excellent images. The red planet Mars is very much like Earth because it also has rolling plains, mountain ranges, and giant canyons. Mars, one of the rocky inner planets is roughly half the size of Earth. Its core is most likely composed of iron, nickel, and sulfur. A day in Mars is 24 hours and 39 minutes long. Mars' orbit around the sun takes almost two Earth years. A Martian year lasts 687 days. This is some of
Encouraging Teamwork Amongst Students
Good video that shows how students can learn to work together using a bouncy ball and tubes. Would make a good activity at the beginning of the year or if there were difficulties early in the year. Grades 5-12. 1:54 min.
Chimps vs. Children: Helping Others
In this three minute video both chimps and toddlers show a willingness to help without being asked. What is remarkable in this remarkable video is the fact that children and chimps see what is needed and are eager to help. The point being is that perhaps it is this trait that helped humans survive. A must see video for teachers and parents who are working with younger children. (2:21)
Goldilocks and The Three Bears- In ASL
Student-Created Video- The children's tale of, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, in American Sign Language. No voice, text or illustrations are used in the story.
Clifford Visits the Hospital by Norman Bridwell in ASL (Part 2)
Clifford the Big Red Dog sneaks into Mary Elizabeth's basket as she goes to visit her grandma in the hospital. Learn about his continued adventure in the hospital in this interpreted version of the classic book.
Paper Heart Garland : Paper Heart Garland: Cut Frames
Continuing from Step 4 to make paper heart garland. This video explains how to cut smaller hearts out of the larger hearts to create frames.
Paper Heart Garland: Add Glitter-Step 11
Step 11 for making a paper heart garland. This part explains how to add glue around the edges of the hearts for the glitter to stick to.
Paper Heart Garland: Punch Holes-Step 5
Step 5 for making paper heart garland. This part explains how to glue and punch holes along the top of the hearts.
Learn French - Professions, Part 1
The instructor recites various careers in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound.
How To Make A Shirt Father's Day Card
This is an online tutorial on how to make a father's day shirt card. Shirt pattern for the card can be found at www.cambriaturnbow.blogspot.com. folding instructions using origami paper is shown with text instructions shown on bottom of screen. This video is fast paced and hard to follow unless you pause the video at each step.
How To Make A Father's Day Wallet
Tutorial on how to make a wallet out of cardstock. This wallet has
4 pockets to hold gift cards as well as a place to hold money. This
type of card is great for a Father's Day, birthday, or graduation gift. This is a rather complicated project suitable for older kids.
How to Make 3-D Birthday Cards
Learn how to create a birthday card with a 3-D gift popping out. An elementary school teacher explains the materials needed to make a 3-D birthday card which include paper, markers, tape or glue and scissors and then demonstrates how to make the card.
Learn French - French Vehicle Vocabulary
Each word is pronounced twice in French as the English and French words appear. In this French lesson you'll learn the vocabulary for vehicles in French: car, bus, airplane, helicopter, boat, truck, bicycle, motorcycle, skateboard, and ski.
How to Crochet a Hooded Baby Blanket #1
This video can be used by teachers who are instructing students who need an activity for enrichment/enhancement, or for students with special needs who need to find a way to channel energy into positive reinforcement. It gives detailed instructions and video footage on how to create a hooded baby blanket. (04:47) Students who are not famaliar with the craft of crochet will need more information on basic stitches.
How to Make Ginger Tea
A beverage specialist explains how to make ginger tea. It can be used for medicinal purposes. The narrator in this clip demonstrates how to boil long strips of fresh ginger root in water and how to steep the strips in a teapot. Ginger tea can be used to help fight off colds, sore throats and indigestion.
King County Library Presents "This Old Man"
In this short video, a librarian sings the traditional song "This Old Man" while playing his guitar as accompaniment (0:53).