Not a Tiger, Not a Lion. It’s a Liger!
Hybrids like mules have been domesticated by human beings for
centuries. Even many of the breeds of pets that we have (dogs and cats) are hybrids between species.
But what do you get when you mix two of the biggest, most beautiful
big cats? A liger! A liger is the baby born out of the mating of a male
lion and a female tiger. It is the biggest wild cat in the world, bigger
than both its parents!
It also inherits certain specific characteristics from
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
New Deal: We Work Again - 1930's
We Work Again is a US government civic-minded film aimed specifically at the unemployed African American population in the wake of the Great Depression. Produced by the Work Projects Administration, the largest New Deal agency, We Work Again works to illustrate how black citizens would not be left out of the FDR's relief plan. We Work Again includes rare documentary footage of the Depression era, depictions of the New Deal in effect, and a rousing choir of singers, ending the film on a hopeful n
Sociology - What is Socialization?
Learn about socialization and some of the aspect and concepts of socialization in this short video. English subtitles on the left side help to underscore points. (01:24)
Key Constitutional Concepts: The Constitution; The Right to Counsel; Separation of Powers
A five minute video that goes into detail about
Mysteries of Deep Space: Black Holes (4 of 6)
Part 4 of 6. This video explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. It goes on to specifically explore the phenomenon of Black Holes. Amazing videography makes this video truly special.
Ah Bon Greet, Name, Roll Warm Up, and Bâtons
Watch Madame Thomas work with her students on a warm-up exercise with greetings and roll call. (0:43)
Reading Comprehension - Compare and Contrast - Kindergarten
Explore the concept of 'compare and contrast' with your Kindergarten students. The video consists of single slide accompanied by narration. Narrated by Sally Sharp http://blog.learningtoday.com
Hunter's Halloween Alliteration
This funny video features sentences and poems written by third-grade students using alliteration.
You Got Alliteration!
This student made video teaches about the differences between alliterartion and tongue twisters. (2:16)
The Mexican American War, Causes and Events
This video is accompanied by text. "The process of admitting Texas as a slave state was well under way by the time Polk became president on March 4, 1845. One plank of the Democratic platform was thus resolved. In his first annual message to Congress, Polk asserted that the American claim to the entire Oregon country was “clear and unquestionable.” The British, who had refused on several occasions to relinquish any territory north of the Columbia River, now had a change of heart. Their chief
What Is the Alamo?
Learn why the Alamo is a sort of shrine to Texas heroism from an American history teacher. The Alamo began as an old mission of San Franciscan friars, but it is most well-known as the site of the last stand for people fighting for the independence of Texas.
Who Died in the Alamo?
In this clip learn about the many people died in the Alamo. The most famous names include Barrett, Bonham and Davy Crockett. Learn the approximate number of men who died in the Alamo from an American history teacher.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
This is a "music video" made with punk music and lyrics that tell the story of the Mexican War and related treaty. (02:52)