The Rosa Parks Story in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that discusses Rosa Parks and her role the Montgomery Bus Protest. It also touches very briefly on the Civil Rights movement in general.
Making a Good Confession
Guide to the Sacrament of Reconcilitation.
Puritan and Quaker Utopian Visions, 1620-1750-Unit 3
When British colonists landed in the Americas they created communities that they hoped would serve as a "light onto the nations." But what role would the native inhabitants play in this new model community? This Unit compares the answers of three important groups, the Puritans, Quakers, and Native Americans, and exposes the lasting influence they had upon American identity.
A Growing Global Power Unit 16
Fueled by patriotism, capitalism, and religion, the U.S. extended its
reach beyond national borders. New partnerships between government and big business drove an evolving diplomacy that would set the tone for American foreign policy in the twentieth century.
Engaging Students in Active Learning Worshop 6
How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the
teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate
thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students.
Connecting With the Arts: Identifying What Students Are Learning
This program investigates ways to evaluate student learning in and through the arts. Participants will see teachers using arts-based performance tasks to assess student understanding.
Thinkwell Chemistry: Properties of Gases, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
the properties of gases (07:39) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format. There are times when the instructor is in a small window in the corner while he points out specifics.
THE LITTLE DARLING Directed by D.W. GRIFFITH SILENT FILMS & TV SHOWS on DVDS at TVDAYS.com
The Little Darling 1909 . The man's name is D. W. Griffith--David Wark Griffith--and his story is that of the period between 1908 and 1913 when he created a method of storytelling in purely cinematic terms that was to raise the moving picture permanently out of the category of a scientific curiosity. (2:42)
This he did by the use of techniques that broke precedents and created a vocabulary of visual devices for the emergence of film as art as well as by the development of a stock co
Amazing Grace: Horrors of the Middle Passage
THIS VIDEO RECREATES WHAT HAPPENED WHEN AFRICANS WERE
KIDNAPPED FROM THEIR HOMES AND FORCED INTO SLAVERY. IT IS NOT EASY TO
WATCH. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.
Kidnapped Africans, captured as slaves, endured unimaginably horrific conditions aboard ship. Sent from their African homelands to a “new world” not their own, many died during the crossing. Sick people were deliberately drowned. (Part of the Movie Armistad.)
At the Beauty Salon or Barber Shop
This video is a slideshow presenting vocabulary related to BEAUTY SALONS and BARBER SHOPS. There are definitions of words and you can read what the presenter says on the screen.
Learn About Water and the Water Cycle - For Younger Learners
This is one-minute video with English captions about water and the water cycle for young learners.
Basic Telescope Types
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types and how to choose the right scope for you. Don shows you a reflector, refractor, and compound telescopes. He also addresses computerized vs noncomputerized telescopes. Run time 02:37.
Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story
2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of "Born Free" -- a book and then a film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? What has happened to the people featured in the film? And what has "Born Free" taught us? (49:39)
Christian the Lion: The Full Story
This video tells the story of Christian the Lion. Two men purchased the lion cub in a London department store in 1969, raised him as a pet, released him in an African reserve, and had an emotional reunion after the release. The story is told with actual film footage, words on the screen, and music in the background. This video would be an excellent enrichment to the Christian the Lion books. (Note: This video has a few, small grammatical errors.) (06:37)
Christian the Lion: Release and Reunion
This video contains actual film footage of Christian the Lion being released in Africa and the emotional reunion with his owners. The song " I Will Always Love You" plays in the background. This would be a good video to show as students are reading the final chapters of Christian the Lion books. ( 4:44)
Emperors of the Antarctic – Emperor Penguins
Emperor Penguins are the largest species of penguin
and they live exclusively in Antarctica. These birds stand about 4 feet
tall and are all black with a white patch on their chest which usually
also has hints of yellow. The most amazing thing about these birds is
the commitment they have towards their eggs and their offspring.
Every year, a pair of penguins come together, mate, and once the
female lays the egg; she passes it on to the male. The male peng
Pay Attention to the Penguins
Think of penguins as ocean sentinels, says Dee Boersma -- they're on the frontlines of sea change. Sharing stories of penguin life and culture, she suggests that we start listening to what penguins are telling us. Dee Boersma considers penguins ocean sentinels, helping us understand the effects of pollution, overfishing and climate change on the marine environment. Run time 15:09.
In this professionally-made video, an animal researcher presents factual information about penguins while actual footage of penguin activity is being shown. Throughout the video, facts are shown in type along with footage of animals. ( 2:40)
Cheetahs hunting in pairs
Cheetahs use partner hunting tactics to bring down a Wildebeest. Live action video (some graphic content). Video shows hunting skill, speed, and strength of cheetahs in the wild.
ACAD 1100 at the University of Memphis.
Taking ACAD 1100 as a freshman at the University of Memphis is the first step to a successful college career.