Weather on Jupiter, Part 6 of 7
In this video scientists simulate Jupiter's atmosphere and attempt to figure out what fuels the Great Red Spot. Suitable for elementary school children and up.
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How Parenting Affect ADHD in this children's health video.
Video Brain Teaser #60
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 5
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
VeggieTales-God Wants Me to Forgive Them!! Part 1
This video is a lesson on forgiveness. In the first episode, Jr. Asparagus has trouble understanding why he must forgive an irritating grape tourist family (who call themselves "the grapes of wrath") after they insult him. The second episode, a parody of Gilligan's Island, deals with the bumbling Larry the Cucumber when he gets a tourist boat lost on a deserted island. It moves a little faster than the first episode, and Larry's antics--always a highlight--are in top form. Along with the bounc
Sentence Diagramming Gerunds and the Gerund Phrase
Yossarian the Grammarian shows you how to diagram sentences containing gerunds. Using a white board and an example, he goes through the steps included in diagramming a sentences including gerunds and gerund phrases. The white board is hard to see at times, but the sentences are also typed and shown above the white board.
Sentence Diagramming: Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences
This video features compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences being diagrammed on a black board by students with the teacher providing feedback and guidance. ( 32:56)
Good Presentations: Stance
For good presentations, a stance that features good posture and a still lower-body serves the speaker. Use correct stance for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (02:25)
Test Prep:Math Review (Place Value, Rounding, Fractions, etc.)
This is a good slideshow (61 slides) to use in a classroom. If the slideshow is expanded to 'full screen', the slides should be easily viewed with a projector as the font size is large.
The slides have test questions on place value, estimation, rounding, fractions, mental math, multiplication, numbers in standard form, etc. Pause the slide after each question to allow students to answer as the next slide has the answer. These slides would be suitable
History of Thanksgiving
This video discussed the history of Thanksgiving when the pilgrims celebrated by having food to eat, and giving thanks to the Indians that helped them make it through their first winter in this new land they now call home. This could be a helpful resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on holidays in the middle school classroom. (2:39)
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
You can't keep a pig from his mud
The video maker dug a hole to plant a tree, then filled it with heavy logs. Apparently, the pig "Porky" moved the logs to get to the muddy water in the hole. Home video from Atascosa County, Texas, with some words on screen. 0:58.
Protecting a Pig From Summer Heat
Pigs that are cared for are protected from sunburn and summer heat with baths, mud, and shade. You can raise healthy pigs with these tips for keeping off the summer heat. Tips from a pig sanctuary Ironwood Pig Sanctuary, Arizona (where it gets very hot). The expert is Mary Schanz, who became very involved in environmental and animal rights issues more than 15 years ago. Filmmaker: Sarah Sher.
After World War II - A Struggle Makes You Strong (Texas)
New opportunities and economic expansion in Texas after World War II drew people from across the country. This video gives a musical explanation of how people made decisions to come to Texas after WWII.
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations. Secretary of State Stettinius met in San Francisco with delegates from nearly 50 nations, and signed the U.N. charter on June 26. Unlike the League
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Actions taken by the Allied powers during the war likew
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations.Also discusses the reasons for the dropping of the A-bombs on Japan are given with differeing opions given.
This video shows footage of WWII and it is accompanied by music. It shows effects of the Atomic Bombs and you can also hear some of the politicians of the time giving part of their speeches.
500 NATIONS (PART 16)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me