This is the first video from a list of 12. You may wish to explore all of them. The Seeing Stars video is 4:25 and shows some stars and what colors mean as well as other facts that should provide students a good introduction into astronomy. Good images.
Tribute Warsaw Uprising 1944
Video shows pictures of the war, the people, and the effects of the war. 63-day struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from German occupation. Undertaken by the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), the Polish resistance group, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.
Warsaw Uprising-Warning Siren
Warsaw Uprising 1944 64th anniversary ceremonies in Warsaw. 08/01/2008
The Marshall Plan
This short video has footage of George Marshall testifying before Congress in January of 1948 about the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II. (01:40)
Harry Truman giving his "Truman Doctrine" The Truman Doctrine is a set of principles of U.S. inland policy created on March 12, 1947 by President Harry S Truman. In his speech to Congress, Truman declared that the United States, as "leader of the free world", must support democracy worldwide and fight against communism. The approach was conceived with the help of George Marshall and Dean Acheson.
Teach Reading Fluency
Teach reading fluency to a second grade student by allowing the child to choose a familiar book, having the child read a passage and re-reading the passage a few times with the child. Utilize practice and repetition when increasing a child's reading fluency with tips from an experienced teacher in this video on education. (1:20)
Angles: Composition Measuring The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
Conglomerate Rock (Sedimentary)
Why does Geology "rock"? West Geauga HS students tell and show us what's cool about the glacial remains of the Sharon Conglomerate in Ohio. Conglomerates are a type of sedimentary rock. The students discuss conglomerates and quartz. This video is a student-made project. Run time 01:27.
Visiting Paris, France Video
Over a healthful breakfast, Toot and Puddle discuss traveling to Paris.
Layers of the Atmosphere Rap
This teacher made video is a song about the layers of the atmosphere. It was designed for a sixth grade classroom and uses a familar tune from Kanye West. The lyrics repeat the layers (stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, ionosphere, and exosphere) several times in the song as well as listing a few features from each layer. Run time 03:09.
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila
School House Rock - No More Kings
This is a classic School House Rock animated video of the story of the pilgrims arriving in America. NOTE: This is another video that had to be uploaded as the original video that was on WatchKnow was deleted from YouTube. Good sound quality. (03:00)
The Ante-Bellum Period: A Nation Divided: The American Civil War
A short selection from a documentary about the Ante-Bellum Period. This video shows footage and information about the period before the U.S. Civil War. There were over 3 million slaves doing the labor in the south. (2:00)
History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.
Harry Potter-POA Ch.7 The Boggart In The Wardrobe-part3
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 7: The Boggart in the Wardrobe is read.
Standard Deviation Frequency Table
This video shows how to find the mean and standard deviation of a frequency table. This video gives a step-by-step guide on using Microsoft Excel to calculate the mean and standard deviation of a frequency table with an easy exercise.
World War II Through Cartoons
Political cartoons provide a fascinating glimpse into the people,
events and issues of the past. Cartoonists use a variety of devices to
make a point in an arresting way that will stimulate the viewer to think
critically about the events of the day. The Second World War is one
such event. The focus of the video is on Canada. (Professional video with narration and explanation of the events when the cartoons are shown.)
A clip of The Simpsons is used to demonstrate the dangers of cholesterol as Homer consumes all sorts of unhealthy foods like bacon and donuts. He ends up collapsing in front of Mr. Burns and ends in the ambulance on his way to the ER.
Malaria: No Ordinary Mosquito Bite
A video showing the dangers of Malaria, how easily it can spread, and its effects on humans. It also explains why Americans should be concerned about the disease. Animations illustrate what is happening at the molecular level.(09:28)
Fighting Malaria in Kenya
Discusses how malaria is currently being fought in Kenya. Explains how the mosquito bite leads to the disease. Various means of prevention are shown, as well as troubles the team ran into in implementing the plan.