Video Production: Lighting
To shoot quality videos there are a few key pieces of equipment you will need. Lights are very important. Learn about basic lighting setups and how to vary them for a variety of effects. Make sure you have a shot list and storyboard that describes where you will need lighting.
Imaging: Digital Images
Video: Imaging: Digital Images Episode 9 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial familiarizes students with Digital Images. Digital Images has changed the photography industry. There are many ways to change the images.
Video Production: Sound Editing
Sound plays a big part in your video project so add the effects and fix up the audio. Did you know that the audio can even help you fix video problems? These tips will help you make the most of your sound.
How To Use Green Screen To Improve Video
This is a video about chroma key (green screen), including what chroma key is and how it works. Good tips are given on chroma key muslins (cheap and expensive) and how to light your green screen background. Grades 5-12. 8 min.
Yosemite National Park
A student made video of Yellowstone. This 2:30 minute video is best used as an example of what younger students can do when it comes to making a video. I would suggest using it to introduce a video making assignment.
This video teaches how to find cardinal directions on a map.
Ancient West African Megacities
This BBC documentary is suitable for high school students. Centuries before the coming of Islam and before the days of the Songhay, Mali and Ghana Empires, there were some massive cities in the Niger Delta region which rivalled those of Mesopotamia.
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
Doctor narrates this video that shows various signs and symptoms of epilepsy. The diagnosis of epilepsy is a complicated process that takes multiple tests, including basic observation, exam, history, and neural imaging. Professionally produced movie. NOTE: Shows a person having a seizure which may be disturbing for some. 4:29 min.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Help 4 Teachers & parents with Dr. Kathie F. Nunley: Procrastination
Two types of procrastination are discuseed in this talking head interview. Active vs Passive procrastination differences are discussed and not all procrastination is the same.
Making Behavior and Grades Improve
Granite Hills High School freshmen describe behavior and grades improvement after discipline and instruction intervention. They are Mrs. Garcia's Freedom Writers. The teacher went to the Fred Jones Training Class and used the things she learned to improve her classroom. (10:02)
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 5
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Run time 08:08.
Richard III by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (7:20)
Using aperture to create a blurred or sharp photo background
This video shows how to change a photo by changing the aperture and lens. You may want to blur part of the picture to highlight what is important. (3:56)
How to take a Photograph part 1
Before you take a photograph know you subject. Ask yourself what are you trying to take a picture of and why are you taking it? This video gives examples and non-examples to help you become a good photographer.
How to Take a Good Photograph-part 3
There are different types of shots. The extreme long shot gets a large area. A long shot would be good for capturing a person from head to toe. With a close up you would be capturing the head and shoulders of a person. The extreme long shot captures the head.
Trail of Tears Slideshow
Slideshow of images of the Trail of Tears. President Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830 forced the removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma in 1838. Nearly a quarter of the Cherokee died during the Trail of Tears. This video is suitable for middle and high school students.
The Indian Removal Act
Video accompanied by text. "In the face of mounting opposition to federal protection for autonomous Indian nations in Georgia and other states—opposition that threatened to become violent—President Jackson decided to move the Indians to lands west of the Mississippi River. He felt this offered the best hope to preserve peace and protect the Indians from being scattered and destroyed. Opening new land to white settlement would also increase economic progress. Jackson insisted that the
Counting to 4 - Sesame Street
In this short video from "Sesame Street", four children are shown dancing in a grid of four squares. They count to 4 several times during the video, while highlighting the number 4 by showing all 4 children dancing at one time. (:34)