The Seasons Song
This song describes each season and includes the months for each season. Song by: Rhonda Crigger Video by: Mr. Harry (01:31)
Elementary DNA (Cells, Nucleus)
This is a basic two-minute introduction to DNA and genes. Introduces scientists James Watson and Francis Crick. This is a great resource to introduce biology into the early childhood classroom. (2:17)
Entropy and the Origin of Life
This video is a discussion of the effect of energy on entropy as applied to the origin of life. (25:25)
Buckalope Elementary - Science Rules! (Featuring Jay the Science Dude)
"Science Rules!" is one of three songs featured in the second episode of the Buckalope Elementary video series, which explores character building and career insights. The three minute promotes science, especially biology.
Ladies Medieval Dance at Conwy Castle, England
Members of the Plantagenet Medieval Society performing medieval dancing at Conwy Castle, located in North Wales. Check out events in Conwy Castle and Wales at http://www.walesdirectory.co.uk/Towns_in_Wales/Conwy_Town.htm. Length: 2 Minutes. Video found on Youtube.com. Travel ads (rolling type) at the end.
The Political Life of Julius Caesar
This nine-minute video reviews the life of Julius Caesar, who was assassinated in March 15, 44 BC by a group of senators who wanted to bring back the Republican system that Caesar took away when becoming dictator after defeating his political rivals. Video based on Shakespeare play
Castellina Medieval Dance (Italian)
Run Time approx. 2 minutes. Italian Medieval Dance.
The town of Castellina dance group was founded in 1999 with the aim of studying and disseminating the dances of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, taking origin from the ancient and little known story of the small medieval village of Castellina in Serravalle where, each year in the month of July there is a striking
The Code of Hammurabi
This five minute video is an excellent overview of these laws using a narrator and cartoon figures. A very good way to introduce students to this subject.
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law was presented by Fred Schauer, University of Virginia; Law. For more information about the conference visit http://ppel.richmond.edu/resources/conference.html
Intense Auroras Fueled by Sun Storm (Silent)
A powerful geomagnetic storm sparked extreme auroras in the skies over Abisko National Park in Sweden on January 24. This time-lapse video of the sky show, shot over three hours by Lights Over Lapland photographer Chad Blakley, also shows some of the participants during an aurora borealis photo expedition. (1:56)
Video: Why the Renaissance Was Called the Age of Exploration
The Renaissance is known as the age of exploration because it was a time oftransition for technology, art and thought. This short video presents a quick overview of why the time period was called the Renaissance.
Matt Damon Defending Teachers and Tenure
The video only last about a minute, but the message and passion are clearly shown as he defends tenure and the sacrifices of teachers as he stands with his mother, a teacher. . A motivating video for educators. The last few seconds do not add to the content.
This two minute video uses animation to provide some insights into his life.
Shang Dynasty Human Sacrifice
This 2:35 long video needs to be previewed before showing. It shows how scientists found this grave and what they believe happened.
This 8:25 video is a lecture with good maps and other graphics to help explain that the Han Dynasty was the second dynasty to rule China. It lasted for a short time, but the Hans created a centralized government and stability for about four hundred years. An excellent overview.
Analyzing King's "I Have a Dream" Speech
In this video, schoolchildren take turns reading from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream Speech" on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. (5:35)
A New Kind of Justice
One of the most enduring outcomes of the Civil War, the Fourteenth Amendment, promised the government would protect the rights of citizens of the United States. While Congress was given explicit rights through the Amendment to protect newly freed slaves in former Confederate states, the language of the Amendment sometimes presented ambiguities. This video from the series The Supreme Courtexplores how far the federal government could go to ensure the “privileges or immunities” of
Attributes of Graphs
Part of the NCSSM Online AP Calculus Collection: This video deals with attributes of graphs. http://www.dlt.ncssm.edu
Introduction to Limits
Part of the NCSSM Online AP Calculus Collection: This video is an introduction to limits. http://www.dlt.ncssm.edu