How to Stop a Crying Baby : Infant Massage to Stop a Crying Baby
This one minute video goes through some basic methods of stopping a child from crying.
The Linguistic Genius of Babies
At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world. (10:18)
Facts of Congress-Defining Federalism
A brief description of federalism as practiced in the United States. This short video gives a comical view of federalism. Content is appropriate for middle school and above age students. (1:05).
Gardening Hot Tips
This one minute video shows several inexpensive methods to protect your garden from annoying pests using these simple methods. Handy video.
Berlin Divided After the War
This three minute video uses maps and interviews to show why and how Berlin was divided into several parts, and the Berlin Wall was built after World War Two. The differences between the Russian sectors and the others is explained and the problems that developed because of the differences in economics. Some photos may be offensive.
John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Adams and the Federalist Party.
Causes Of The American Civil War
This video is accompanied by rap music that explains the causes.
How To Calm a Crying Baby
This 2:41 minute video provides several ideas on how to calm a crying baby and also what causes a baby to cry. Lots of good information here for both parents and students.
How to Deal with Foul Language
In this video two minute video dealing with children who use four language. It is directed at parents, but could be use by teachers. The ways to deal with the foul language include ignoring the foul language, praising when they dont use foul language, or punishment. There is no single solution for speaking foul language because every child is different.
American History: Spanish Colonies
This 1:30 video explains the Spanish established colonies in South America, Mexico and the Caribbean before they were settled in the states known today as Florida, Texas, New Mexico and California. It has basic graphics and maps, but is too short to be used as an only resouce.
First Aid & Safety Tips : How to Protect Yourself During an Earthquake
To protect yourself in an earthquake, move to an interior wall of a sturdy building, then duck and cover is the purpose of the 1:43 video. It provides good information that should be reviewed by all teachers in areas where earthquakes are a concern.
West African Civilizations
Dated yet relevant documentary on the history of ancient African art and civilizations is the subject of this six minute video. It covers the major learning centers and the development of various cultures. A good video that provides an overview using images that include objects found by archaeology.
" The Needs of a Plant"- Song About What Plants Need to Thrive
This computer-animated video contains a lively song which teaches young children the needs of a plant : water, soil, space, sun, and air. (1:04)
Helicopter/Rover Innovation Project
This successful innovation project at the Johnson Space Center was born from some Orion engineers and then joined by engineers from other programs. The innovation teams creation can save funds and be used effectively for Orion and other NASA programs.
ISS Update - April 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 22, 2011.
ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
"Good Morning Dear Students" by Kenn Nesbitt (poetry reading)
The pictures are of Professor Jimmy Edwards, the crooked headmaster from the TV comedy series Whacko! and the film Bottoms Up.
Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi
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