Sleepy Hollow, New York
Documentary- Nestled in the hills of New York's Hudson River Valley lies a place where spooky legend meets modern day life. If you have heard the legend, learn about the place in the legend.
Welcome to North Korea
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org.
Native Americans after Reconstruction
This video is accompanied by text. "European immigrants are credited for “civilizing” the United States, but prior to their arrival America had long been inhabited by tribes of indigenous people. In the fifteenth century, when Christopher Columbus landed in what he presumed was the Indies, he began calling these inhabitants “Indians,” a label that would last centuries until the modern term “Native Americans” came into use.
Prior to white settlement, Indian tribes stretched fro
Studying For Exams Made Simple This video provides tips and guidelines to help you improve your grades and make fundamental changes to how you study. Focus on the things that are important. Ask questions and practice. Prepare mentally for the exam. Video is of average quality and would be good for students in middle school or high school. (10:46)
This video provides tips and guidelines to help you improve your grades and make fundamental changes to how you study. Focus on the things that are important. Ask questions and practice. Prepare mentally for the exam. Video is of average quality and would be good for students in middle school or high school. (10:46)
Career Bytes: Diana Heuter (collected)
Episode 5 (of a 5-part series) This Nortel LearniT video offers insight into the career of Diana Hetuer the president of the science museum in Dallas. This museum is dedicated to teaching technology to adults and students. Many wonderful programs are offered at the museum. Diana discusses what she need to study to become the president of the museum.
Historical Basis of the Trojan War
BBC documentary that reviews the historical reasons for the Trojan War. It uses the modern discovery of a sunken ship's treasure to explain the possible reason that the Mycenaeans went to war with Troy. 3:51 min. Color video with sound.
Learn the Greek language by reading the English-Greek translations as actors walk through each lesson in the latest Greek textbook by Papaloizos Publications, "Modern Greek." Greek videos offer learning solutions similar to Rosetta Stone, with modern accounts of activities and words played out by screen actors, and translated in both Greek and English. Written by Greek professor and historian, Dr Theodore Papaloizos, the book "Modern Greek" teaches the language in easy, comprehensible terms that
Modern Greek Alphabet
Learn how to pronounce the Koine Greek used in the New Testament. We will be using a modern type of pronunciation technique. This is different than what is taught in colleges and is easier to learn and has euphony.
Learn the Greek language. Video corresponds from the textbook "Modern Greek" published by Papaloizos Publications and written by Dr. Theodore C. Papaloizos.
Modern Greek Lesson 1 - Letters of the Alphabet
Modern Greek Lesson 1 - Letters of the Alphabet. This clip goes through the letters of the alphabet with voice and text and shows the sound each letter makes in an English word.
Modern Greek Lesson 2 - Combination Letters
Modern Greek Lesson 2 - Combination Letters. Learn the alphabet in Lesson 1 before proceeding to this lesson. In this lesson learn accent marks and combination letters.
Modern Greek Lesson 3 - Reading Practice
Modern Greek Lesson 3 - Reading Practice. Complete lessons 1 and 2 before moving onto this lesson. The narrator reads Greek text with text shown on screen in Greek and English.
Guardians of the Sea: Lifeguard Legends
Explore traces the rich history of lifeguarding, going back to the legendary Duke Kahanamoku and Eddie Aikau, in this moving tribute to Hawaii's "guardians of the sea." The team then jumps to modern day Pipeline, where highly skilled lifeguards protect surfers from the ocean's powerful swells. Run time 11:29.
Mississippi Black Heritage
This is a photo study of Mississippi Black Heritage and Slavery.
Music: Blue Grass, sung by Rachel Eddy and No Whiskey Before Breakfast.
Climate Change in Antarctica
Adam Soule from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution talks about his volcano research and how Antarctica is sensitive to climate change. As a volcanologist, he will study the lava flows of the past, an important process in an actively evolving planet such as Earth. The products of volcanic eruptions cover more than 2/3's of the Earth's surface and are primary means for transferring heat and mass from the Earth's interior.
Learn about Conjunctions
This is video clip about conjunctions. Conjunctions are an important part of the English language. A conjunction is a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words. Speaker is monotone and there are lots of words on visuals--probably better for older students. Visuals would make a great study guide (Running Time 2:54).
History of Epilepsy
Doctor explains what epilepsy is and basic historical evidence of the disease, tracing back the disease to Hippocrates in 400 B.C. and the Bible. Traces the path of the disease and modern treatments and how they work. Professional produced. Grades 5-12. 3:41 min.
The History of Mathematics - BBC
Mathematics is the Empress of the Sciences. Without her, there would be no physics, nor chemistry, nor cosmology. Any field of study depending on statistics, geometry, or any kind of calculation would simply cease to be. And then, there are the practical applications: without math there would be no architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps, or time-keeping: therefore no navigation, nor aviation, nor astronomy.
Bird Flu: A Virus Of Our Own Hatching
Michael Greger speaks at the Health Sciences Learning Center on his national tour to discuss the theory that modern agricultural practices have played an influential role in the evolution of the H5N1 influenza strain. Video lecture with slides, video, news clippings, and animations. 2:34 min.
Georges Seurat - A Slideshow
Warning-Brief frontal female nudity at 2:00, should you choose to skip it.) 'His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-1886), his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting' (Georges-Pierre Seurat, Wikipedia, 2009). (3:34)