The Many Geographical Regions of Canada
A 10 year old's school project about the many faces of Canada's geography. Images of Canada's geography is shown as the student narrates information interior plains, Canadian shield, St. Lawrence lowlands, Appalacian, and the Arctic lowlands.
Change Text Color in HTML Code
Change the color for text in HTML Code and view the change in a web browser.
James Watt and the Steam Engine
This fifteen minute video is about Jame Watt and his life in the 1770s. It slowly shows how a steam engine works with good graphics. It also explains the expansion of the steam engine outside of water pumps and how a random act gave Watt an idea on how to make a more efficient steam engine. Good insights into how Watt felt. There is an advertisement in the middle of the video that should be skipped. A drawing of the steam engine would be of benefit. Of note is his use of horsepower as a measurem
Laws of Motion
Newton three laws of motion
Learn Guitar Lesson Write a Song - Songwriting part 1
Learn to use the major key as the foundation upon which songs may be built. Talks about the scale having 7 notes and chords are built around those notes. Chords can be major, minor, or diminished. Useful information begins at: 03:30.
Founding Fathers : The Importance of Knowledge
This video has slides and text concern famous words spoken by the founding fathers. All quotes concern knowledge and its power. (Fairly high quality video)
This film clip shows how birds swarm in flocks to stay safe. It shows birds destroying crops and ends with swarms of monarch butterflies. Discusses instinct and survival. Run time 02:33.
How to Identify Birds of Prey by Sight
How to identify birds of prey such as eagles and hawks in this three minute video. The narrator explains what these birds look and act like, but does not show any of them. Teachers should have images of the birds to share with the students so they can better understand the explanations. This is a series.
Marx on Capitalism
An actor takes on the role of Karl Marx. In this video, topics are addressed, related to the concerns of our day. Marx has traditional been regarded as promoting radical ideas - which are often rejected.
Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.
Albatross vs. Tiger Shark
Filmed in Hawaii, this short video clip is about the albatross bird giving information to the young as they learn how to fly and stay away from predators (specifically the tiger shark). Professional video footage and narration from National Geographic. Run time 01:57.
This video from the BBC shares information about these little known giant birds and their behaviour out at sea. Scientists are now beginning to track their arctic location. Steve Leonard braves Arctic winds to help tag an Albatross in order to discover more about this unusual animal.
National Geographic-Acacia Ants
In this video students will learn all about the acacia ant. These ants have a symbiotic relationship with the acacia tree and offer the tree protection in return for food. The ants help keep the tree safe by chewing off any vines that try to grow on the tree. The tree in turn gives the insect everything it needs-food and shelter. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. This video would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit and/or science lesson on rainfor
Termites - Life's Ultimate Architects
This documentary video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and features the ability of termites to create a structure that has air conditioning, a sewage system, food storage, and fungus cultivation.
Bees Collecting Nectar
This video provides live footage of bees collecting nectar from flowers in a garden. This video can help build background knowledge and it would work well in conjunction with a lesson/unit on insects and/or flowers. Elementary and middle school students will enjoy watching the bees (1:27)
Baby Loggerhead Turtles
Closeup videography shows loggerhead turtles hatching from eggs laid on the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean coast. They crawl out of the sand toward the glimmering body of water and begin to swim. The newborn turtles swim for safety, avoiding predators by hiding. After 36 hours they arrive in deep water, where they can live well by eating jellyfish and lobster. Scientists have studied dead loggerhead turtles and found that the majority have starved to death after eating undigestible pl
The Present Progressive in Spanish - Estoy + ... ando
The video begins with sentences in Spanish using the present progressive. There is an explanation in English comparing the progressive tense in English and in Spanish. There are examples with different verbs in Spanish.
Common Phrases in Spanish
Learn common phrases in Spanish such as, "thank you", "please", "go ahead", "sorry", "excuse me" and other phrases.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This video has good images and maps. Best used if students have map to see the acquistion for themselves.