Jorinde and Joringel - pt. 3 - 3
Jorinde and Joringel is a Grimm's tale in which true love triumphs over evil enchantment in this story of one young couple, the beautiful Jorinde and Joringel, the shepherd boy who loves her. This tale by the Brothers Grimm will enchant youngsters with its sweetness and charm and not-too-frightening magic.
An animated cartoon introducing friends that have objects you might see in a school setting. (2:05)
Acrostic Poems - Presentation
This short video has some examples of acrostic poems done by students in a second grade classroom. These poems are good starting points if you are trying to write your own acrostic poem.
Keith Haring - POP Artist-A Tribute
This is a video / slideshow showing pictures of Keith Haring and his eye catching pop art that people have grown to know and love.
Cute Whale - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon whale. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (5:27)
Rhino - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon rhino. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist-to-be can follow the given steps and be successful. (3:50)
Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
Pollinators and Pollination
This 4 minute slide show is set to soothing music with labels for each picture. Students must be able to read the labels (not narrated). Bright, colorful pictures depict various pollinators (bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, flies, wind etc). Parts of the flower (stamen and stigma) are briefly addressed at the beginning of the show. This would make a nice introduction to pollination even at the lower grade levels. Run time -3:56.
Flowers: The Seed Producers
Using the Lily as an example, this clip summarizes flowering plants, their structure and method of reproduction. Clip also explains and labels the parts of the flower. (2:03)
Methods of Pollination
This video covers the various ways that a plant can be pollinated, including specific plants for each type of pollination. Insect pollination, wind pollination, cross pollination, and self-pollination.Run time 03:57.
Learn about Bees and Plant Pollination
Learn about Bees and Plant Pollination in this short, educational video from dizzo95. The video includes narration. Run time 0:24.
Learn French - Pendant les Vacances, Part 2 (During Vacation)
In this video the instructor recites various words that are associated with vacation in French. For beginning and intermediate learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
Common French Phrases for Shopping
Learn common French phrases for shopping. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Common French Phrases for Using the Telephone
Learn common French phrases for using the telephone. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Essential French - Sports
This video offers a native French speaker saying sports-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (02:32) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
A Cloud Forest Food Chain
This is an interactive slide show allowing the viewer to make selections. It will be most helpful to know about food chains and food webs in this particular ecosystem before making selections. There is narration.
500 NATIONS (PART 2)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, an excellent account of Native American history after European settlers arrived. Vintage photos are included in the video.
500 NATIONS (PART 11)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
How a Reactor Shuts Down and What Happens in a Meltdown
This is a seven part video from the New York Times that shows how the operating reactors at Fukushima Daiichi power station automatically shut down during the earthquake.But after subsequent cooling failures, two of them went into partial meltdown. This is an excellent video that carefully explains what happened and why.
Paris Peace Conference - 1919
The video shows footage of the time. You can see who the leaders of the peace conference were and what they wanted. There are images of destroyed cities. The main aims of the winners are listed. Wilson's suggestions are explained. Post war politics in Germany is explained and the role of communism. There is reference to the way in which the leaders drew the map of Europe anew. There is a map shown. There is an account of the main terms of the The Treaty of Versailles.