This three minute video shows several temples and art and examines the Golden Age of Greece. This is a travel video with historical insights given. A good video to help students understand the achievements of Greece and look at the very places students usually learn about while studying this time period and the Greek pursuit of perfection.
Alexander Graham Bell, Part I
This is an animated biography of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. 02:49
Alexander Graham Bell--Actual Footage
Actual eight-second film of Alexander Graham Bell with family!
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Documentary- Nestled in the hills of New York's Hudson River Valley lies a place where spooky legend meets modern day life. If you have heard the legend, learn about the place in the legend.
Sample the best of Moroccan culture in Djema's al Fna, where fortune tellers, street preachers, and storytellers have shared their talents since the 11th century.
Smelling and Tasting
If you can't smell, you probably can't taste very well either. They are closely related functions. Receptor cells for taste and smell are located in the mouth and nose, respectively. As the receptor cells are stimulated, they send impulses from these organs to the brain's smelling and tasting centers, the cortices. For taste, impulses stimulated by the chemical compounds in food are sent to the gustatory cortex. For smells impulses stimulated by the chemical compounds in odors are sent to the ol
German Phrases and useful Expressions
Here you will find a german language course with useful german phrases and expressions. The expressions are spoken and written in German and then you will see the matching phrase or expression in English. Good for beginning and intermediate language learners.
Ep.1, PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 2
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
How to Draw Woman or Female Face for Comics, Manga, and Anime
Even though this artist uses Photoshop, the viewer can still glean information to use with paper and pencil. If you find yourself lagging behind the instructor, just pause the video. No voice or music
How to Draw Cartoon Bodies
In this video of TVLesson Paul Louis demonstrates how to draw cartoon bodies. Paul uses the letters "U" "I" and "V" to take you step by step through the drawing process. The series includes videos on how to draw the cartoon head and limbs to complete this drawing. Run time 02:04.
What is a Complex Sentence?
An English teacher explains how to make a complex sentence using an independent and a dependent clause.
Fractions in Lowest Terms with Sal Khan
This video clearly explains how to simplify fractions into lowest terms. Many examples are shown on a black screen where the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are used for clarification. (05:42)
Introduction to Fractions Part 4
In this video they are teaching the lowest common denominator. They start with a fraction problem with all different denominators, so they need to find the lowest common denominator. Some examples are done. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept.
Learning About the Letter "t" - Mr. T Has Tall Teeth - The Letter People
This is a part of "The Letter People" and focuses on "Mr. T", who has "tall teeth". The sound of letter 't' is reinforced through music and simple skits. Puppet characters act out the skits. Opening credits take about 20 seconds. (03:31)
The Difference Between Kinetic and Potential Energy - Song
Animation has been added to the song "Kinetic and Potential Energy" by Tom Glazer and Dottie Evans from the Singing Science Records. This simple, catchy song will help students remember the difference between kinetic and potential energy. Examples of both are included throughout the song/video. Lyrics are provided on the screen and include, "The rolling boulder crasing down the mountain, that's kinetic energy. The boulder sitting high upon the mountain, that's potent
Electric Potential Energy
Introduction to electric potential. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 12:37.
Electric Potential Energy (Part 2-- Involves Calculus)
Electric potential energy difference in a varying field. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:50.
Viewers learn that the waves of heat energy radiated by the sun come in many forms, which together make a band, or spectrum, of energy waves. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
T. S. Eliot Reading "The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock"
This is a reading of T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" read by Mr. Eliot himself. It is accompanied by a slide show of pictures of T. S. Eliot. Its always nice to hear a poem read by the original author because it can help students get a better idea of the cadence of the poetry.
Sesame Street: Adrian Grenier: Seasons Explained
A short video that explains the seasons in terms of weather for those living where temperatures change in the seasons. Best of very young children.