Workshop 8: Bend and Stretch
We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force consta
How To Play Squash
Morning news show video that shows the basics of playing squash. Gives overview of rules and equipment. Also has a brief history of squash and demonstration of basic swings. 10 min.
How To Play Badminton
Step-by-step guide gives directions to play the game while the video demonstrates what to do. Explains the use of the equipment and how to score the game. 2:21 min.
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
"The Little Pest" (1926) - piano score by Ben Model on Vimeo
"The Little Pest" starring Neely Edwards is a rare (lost?) 1926 comedy short. This 16mm print is also from 1926, and may be the only extant copy. Piano score is composed and performed by Ben Model, silent film accompanist at MoMA in NY.
Chaplin A Dogs Life (2:27)
DW GRIFFITH AS IT IS IN LIFE 1910 SILENT MARY PICKFORD 1911
Despite the overwhelming importance of D.W. Griffith to the development of cinema art; his name, his work and the work of those who helped him create his moving pictures have become a generally unknown commodity amongst the American public. (12:18)
How to Setup A 5 Ball Shot Playing Pool
World champion Stefano Pelinga demonstrates how to set up shot so you will be able to pocket 5 balls in one shot. Run time 02:25.
Speed Reading Practice #1
This clip leads you through a technique to help increase your speed reading skills. Learn simple exercises that will help to accelerate the reading speed you already have. You will need a piece of paper and pen for this exercise.
This video concerning the characters of a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson University.
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.)
(4/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
About Eric Rohmann
This clip is about Author/Illustrator study about Eric Rohmann. His books have won Caldecott awards. Learn about his background, books he has written and his illustrations. The narrator says he starts his books with pictures and then writes the words later. Excerpts are read from his books and illustrations are shown.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man elected four times as President of the United States. His legs paralyzed by polio, he led a crippled nation through the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II with eternal optimism and lifted the spirits of millions of Americans, offering a "New Deal" to the American people, he forever changed the role of the Federal government and left a profound mark on the 20th century. (2 minutes)
Computers - What Is a Microprocessor?
A microprocessor is the central processing unit on a computer and is a chip embedded on the system's motherboard. Learn more about what a microprocessor is and how it handles all the mathematical and logical calculations on a computer with tips from an IT and computer specialist in this video on computer technology. There are English captions at the bottom. (1:11)
Expert: Robert Vicencio
Bio: Robert Vicencio has worked in information technology (IT) for over 15 years.
An enchanting bird believed extinct mysteriously reappears ... maybe. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the series NOVA ScienceNOW. (06:52)
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 5
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip.
Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence.
Michelle Obama: Meeting and Falling in Love with Future Husband: Barack Obama
Michelle Obama describes how she met and fell in love with Barack Obama.
President Obama's Life in Pictures
This slide show features images of the future president's life. This would be a good show for younger students and for those who are writing a biography of his life. It would also be good for a compare and contrast essay when viewed with photographs of other presidents.
What is Black History Month? Part 1 of 4
This is the 1st video in a series of 4 that talks about famous Black Americans and their achievements. This video contains information about Sammy Knox who was the first African-American to paint the President's portrait.(1:14)