Acts and Proclamations
This short cartoon video from Ignite Learning is about the unintended consequences that sometimes result from decisions that are made throughout history. The video briefly addresses the Proclamation of 1763 and the French and Indian War, Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Run time 03:07.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Reading- Chapter 10
Chapter 10. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Reading- Chapter 11
Chapter 11. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Reading - Chapter 12
Chapter 12. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and the Cocolate Factory Reading- Chapter 13
Chapter 13. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Chapter 14
Chapter 14. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and; the Chocolate Factory - Chapter 15
Chapter 15. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
An Introduction to Project-Based Learning
In this hands-on approach to teaching, students create schoolwork that demonstrates core subject knowledge. This is a three minute video that explains how the method works. There is nothing about possible weaknesses or about assessment.
I Wanna Be an Edu-Pundit! A Satire
As interest in the education field continues to grow, a businessman decides he wants to get into the action and enter the education field as a pundit. Great fun if you like satire.
World War I: U.S. Army Battles in France
World War I: The Western Front, March - September 1918. This video clip contains vintage images of the era. (04:49)
Battle of Britain Newsreels - World War II
Battle of Britain is the name commonly given to the effort by the German Luftwaffe to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force (RAF), before a planned sea and airborne invasion of Britain (Operation Sealion). This video contains black and white newsreel footage from 1940 and 1941 documenting the air battles.
World War II: Invasion Of Poland - part 5/5
September 1939 - May 1940 The German and Soviet invasions of Poland, the Winter War, the sinking of the Graf Spee and Britain's apathy during the "phony war" until Britain's defeat in its first military engagement with German land forces in Norway, which led to the rise of Winston Churchill. Interviewees include Lord Boothby, Lord Butler, Admiral Charles Woodhouse, Sir Martin Lindsay and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
Invasion of Poland 1 of 3
1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw.
Cooking With Miranda - Baked Spaghetti
Ten-Year Old budding chef guides us through her grandma's extra special recipe for spaghetti!
What Was the First Pokemon Card?
This clip gives information about the first Pokemon cards. he shows an example of a basic set with the most popular card called Charizard.
Future of Chemical Research
Interviews with leaders from academia and industry explore the frontiers of chemical research. Chemistry is changing our lives through medical advances, new resources, and new molecules. Chemists come from a variety of backgrounds and share a curiosity about the world. Chemistry will be essential to the solution to the problems that face our world today, and new technolo
Workshop 7: Sun and Seasons
The tilt of the Earth's axis causes the cycle of the seasons. In this workshop, we'll discuss how different parts of the Earth receive different amounts of light energy that result in the Earth's seasons. In particular, we will look at the tilt of the Earth's axis and how the hours of daylight change throughout the year.
Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
The Harvest Moon
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
Open-Ended Research Questions: Success Secret for Research Projects
How to frame an open-ended research question for your research project: who, what, when, where, why, how--and all the variations of them.