Dust Bowl Narratives
This video clip contains stories, music and images from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. (02:11)
A school that teaches reindeer herding is featured in this ABC news clip. The video interviews teenagers who attend this co-ed school and their thoughts on why reindeer herding is important. There is some nice video footage of real reindeer. The video could also be used with younger students during the Christmas season or as a compare and contrast between reindeer and regular deer. Run time 01:46.
Learn about April Fools Day
short video tells the history of the day that has become known for practical jokes and how it came to be.
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Have an Eggscellent Easter from the GiggleBellies! - Silly Chicken Dance Song
In this video the GiggleBellies duck do the silly chicken dance while Easter eggs float around screen. Young students will enjoy these unique, colorful characters. It's a fun way to celebrate Easter. (1:20)
How to Make Napkin Decoupage Eggs for Easter
NOTE: Since this project needs scissors, this project requires the aid of an adult to make these decoupaged eggs. Decoupage floral paper napkins onto ceramic eggs to make beautiful blooms for the breakfast table. (01:09)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Bach
Bach's most famous organ piece, with a bar-graph score. This piece was composed between 1703 and 1707. It has been used in many movies and video games. This is the most famous of Bach's organ compositions. It is written in dorian mode with a free opening tocatta section followed by the fuge. The piece is written around the north German structure of composition. (8:34)
J.S. Bach: Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach is an award winning introduction to the great composer. Awarded the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award for best in class, the video features scenes from Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Kothen, Muhlhausen and of course, Leipzig and showcases insights from noted J. S. Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver and guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 performed by Vladimir Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz performing in Musikverein, Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1987. The picture is decent quality, but the sound quality is excellent. (7:25)
Chopin's Nocturne in C Minor
This is Valentina Igoshina playing Chopin's "Nocturne in C Minor," Op. 48, No. 1. This is actually a clip from a movie The Mystery of Chopin (which is why Ms. Igoshina is in a period costume). (6:09)
Silent E Song - Who can Turn a can into a Cane?
Here is a catchy tune about silent e, sung by Tom Lehrer. "Who can turn a can into a cane? Who can turn a pan into a pane? It's not too hard to see, it's silent e." Animation, with a Silent E character, wielding a wand, turning cans turning into canes, etc. Stylized graphic, animated slide show. (1:28)
Show Me the Money- (children's coin song by Jack Hartmann)
This two minute musical video uses graphics and a song to help the students understand the value of coins as relative to other coins.
How Money is Printed
This 2:47 video shows students how the nation's currency is made at the US Mint. The video shows there's more to money than money such as chemists, inks, artists, engravers, presses, counterfeiting and Secret Service Agents. The video shows the math and science behind making money.
Basics of economics: Gaps in the Market
This professional video discusses the gaps in the market where there is no real competition. Security and education are often not trusted
to the market. The market often neglects social and environmental
supply and demand curves
An explanation of supply and demand curves and equilibrium point by a teacher/professor using a whiteboard. The explanation is good and the quality is good.
Historias de un raton - El sueño de una noche de verano (P1) (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish- En la antigua Atenas, Minnie esta comprometida para casarse con Donald, pero ella quiera mas a Mickey, y cuando Goffy lo echiza por error Mickey se enamora de Daysi...
Mickey Maestro (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon- ESSE DESENHO É O RESPONSÁVEL PELA EXPLOSÃO QUE ACONTECEU NA MINHA MENTE NA MINHA INFÂNCIA, E QUE ME FEZ APRECIAR A MÚSICA CLÁSSICA
Introduction to Heredity
In this video, Sal Khan discusses heredity and classical genetics, dominant and recessive traits, plus heterozygous and homozygous genotypes. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Classical vs. Transgenic Breeding
This video segment from FRONTLINE/NOVA: "Harvest of Fear" discusses the genetic consequences of both classical (traditional) breeding and genetic engineering of crop plants. While classical breeding combines thousands of genes between individuals of the same species, genetic engineering combines one or a few selected genes between individuals of the same -- or, in some cases, different -- species. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:11.
History Channel-History of Alabama
Video is from the History Channel series, "States". Video gives interesting information about the state and some famous people who came from there. Football and entertainers are discussed. The first trolley, first open heart surgery, the first rocket that put man on the moon came from Alabama. George Wallace's speech highlights are shown. Video shows interesting sites and pictures. The video explains that Alabama was the fourth state to leave the Union and how the activitie