Are the magentic poles reversing?
Study of the question Are the magnetic poles reversing?" Ian McCrea, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Using magnetic models, scientist study the million plus year cycle of the pole reversal. RUn time 03:31.
Why study the magnetosphere at the poles?
David Murr of Dartmouth College explains why study the magnetosphere at the Poles: the closer to the pole, the closer you are to the outer boundaries of the Earth. In doing this, he also sees the connection between the people and the land. Run time 02:47.
SAT Pronoun Reference, Part 2
This video begins with a brief review of the first part of this set of videos. Then the video mentions 3 new rules about pronouns and goes into some depth with the first rule on singular pronouns before the video ends. While the information is tailored to the SAT, it is useful for general studies of pronouns as well.
The First People, Part III (Bluewater, Michigan)
This is a film documentary of the history of Native Americans in the Blue Water area of Michigan.
From Colonies to Constitution: The War for Independence
'This program traces the key events of the American
Revolutionary War from its outbreak at Lexington, Massachusetts in 1775 to the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783." This 15 minute video goes over the major points, but does not add a lot of depth to what isn't in a basic textbook. Does have good visuals where students can get a better feel for the time.
The Ostend Manifesto
This video is accompanied by text. "Manifest Destiny remained a driving force in the years following the war with Mexico. Throughout the nation Democrats, especially, flocked to the “Young America” movement, which championed the European revolutionaries of 1848 and the spread of democratic ideals around the globe. Expansionists also sought new markets and further territorial acquisitions. Southerners particularly coveted Cuba, the final remnant of Spain’s once grand empire in the Western H
Gangs Part II
In this professionally-produced video, learn the role of law enforcement, community, and parent involvement in preventing gang violence.
Pop Quiz: Parent Involvement
How well are you doing at being involved in your child's education?
The Alphabet Song
This is a great song to help teach the sounds that each letter makes plus help students learn over 50 new words that go with all the sounds of the alphabet.
Reagan tells Soviet jokes
Reagan tells Soviet jokes
How to Make Homemade Play Dough
This video gives instructions for making homemade play dough. The ingredients for homemade play dough include alum, water,
flour, salt, oil, measuring spoons, measuring cups, a mixing bowl and a mixing spoon. You can add food coloring to the homemade play dough to brighten it up for kids.
Tips for Scrapbooking Flowers
Learn how to use dried flowers to decorate scrapbooks with
tips from a sustainable gardener. The gardener demonstrates how to to place colorful blooms between two pieces of newspaper and put a heavy book on top of the flower, making sure the spread the flower out.
Multiplying Negative Integers
This video illustrates how to multiply integers, as used in basic high school Math courses. Good sound quality. Instructor uses camera that is focused on his paper for demonstration.
This is a strange but informative computer-animated video about plagiarism. (01:50)
How to Teach English Alphabets to Nursery Children
Teaching English alphabet letters to nursery children can be done
through song, drawing, writing and sculpting. Find ways to help children absorb the alphabet from an experienced English tutor in this video.
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Talks to Fifth Graders Part 2
Part 2 of Award winning illustrator, E.B Lewis giving a talk to Hidden Oak Elementary fifth graders on the importance of "Finding Your Passion" in life.
Achilles Book One- Life
This is part 1 of the the life of Achilles. Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles also has the attributes of being the most handsome of the heroes assembled against Troy. His life story is depicted through ancient artwork with text at the bottom about his life with background music.
A lesson for kids to learn beginning English body parts words with this fun and entertaining animated video clip. In the lesson children can study, practice, and review body part words.
Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.