(7/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
President Franklin Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration
Newsreel footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inauguration on January 20, 1933.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 3/5
To protect the invasion zone's western extremity and to facilitate the "Utah" landing force's movement into the Cotentin Peninsula, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions descended on the peninsula by parachute and glider in the early hours of D-Day. The paratroopers were badly scattered. Many were injured and killed during the attack, and much of their equipment was lost. But the brave paratroopers fought fiercely, causing confusion among the German commanders and keeping the Germans troops
Maccabees, Part 3
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Become an Accountant: How to Define an Income Statement
The definition of an income statement in accounting is something that summarizes revenues earned and expenses incurred over a period of time. Discover the difference between a balance sheet and income statement with insight from a certified public account in this free video on accounting.
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
The Seven Sacraments - Part #3
Video discusses the seven sacraments. Discusses that the sacraments are the Grace of God.
Calculus: Derivatives 0
Suitable for high school students. Part 0: The definition of a derivative. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Calculus: Derivatives 1
Discussion of derivatives. For high school students. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Learn French - Les Voitures (Cars)
The instructor recites various cars in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each image is also accompanied by the French caption.
Apprenez le Français - En Voiture, Part 1
The instructor recites various parts of the inside of a car in French. This brief video has words spoken by a native speaker and a red circle that highlights each part of the interior of the car as he speaks. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each phrase is accompanied by a French caption.
Learn French - Les Moyens de Transport, Part 2
The instructor recites various forms of transportation in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. Each image is accompanied by French captions.
A Silly Song Helping Young Learners Identify Characteristics of Animal Behaviors
Cool Tunes for Kids - The Elephant Song by Eric Herman. Uses humor to sing about various animals and their characteristics - elephants, monkeys, fish, dogs, cats, roosters, bears, frogs, mice, and donkeys. Run 3:06.
Where Is Thumbkin?
"Where Is Thumbkin?," from Lots To Learn Preschool Videos. An excellent opportunity for parents to share in their childs learning with cute animations and children singing.
How to Use Instant Yeast in Bread Baking
This one minute video shows how instant yeast works in bread baking.
The Crusades - The Story of Islam
This two minute video explains the First Crusades and its capture of Jerusalem. It also tells about the Turks capture of Jerusalem. Teachers should review this video carefully before showing due to its religious nature and differing standards.
The Language of Mathematics (10): Finding Prime Factors
The instructor continues in his series by discussing prime numbers and rational and irrational numbers. How many numbers are there between 1 and 20. This instructor says there are only nine numbers between 1 and 20. Watch this video and find out why. He assumes his audience is a high school audience, but middle school and upper elementary may benefit from this video as well.
The Language of Mathematics (11): Reducing Fractions
Once again, the instructor is outside with a big piece of chalk and a concrete wall in a parking garage, discussing how to reduce fractions. In spite of the distraction of the background noise (sirens, garbage truck), the instruction is good.
Applying Rules of Exponents (Part 2 of 2)
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues with 2 more exponent rules with an introduction to composite problems. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to model several examples of how to apply rules of exponents.
The World of Chemistry
The relationships of chemistry to the other sciences and to everyday life are presented. An understanding of chemistry as it relates to the real world is presented through many examples, including types of fabric, paints, plastics, batteries, medicines, and fuels.