"The Fury of Overshoes" Poem by Anne Sexton
Sexton reads a poem from the last collection of her poetry released in her lifetime.   (1:14)
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NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060
Science fiction may become reality. NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060 - Long Conversation, an epic relay of one-to-one conversations among some of the Bay Area's most interesting minds, took place over six hours in San Francisco on Saturday, October 16, 2010. (01:48)
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Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
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It's So Cold
This Electric Company animated cartoon teaches the phrase "It's so cold" and other phrases. (:51)
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The Weather Song
Cartoon slide show names weather in all seasons.  Song written and performed by Peter Weatherall. Some pop-up ads during the song. (1:17)
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The Four Seasons
This brief video is for beginnng learners who are learning about the four weather seasons.
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Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Lively cartoon drawings and photographs accompany the song. Children's choir sings. The words representing the animal sounds are written on the slides.  The repetition is fun for children especially when they accompany the song with hand movements.  (2:10)
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Old McDonald
This is the nursery rhyme about a farmer named McDonald and his animals.
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The GiggleBellies Sing "Old McDonald Had a Farm"
This bright, colorful video will entertain young students. Kissy Moo, Piggles, Quacka, Betty, and Ribbits are some of the characters in this fun version of "Old McDonald Had a Farm". The verses repeat themselves several times as they sing about a new animal on the farm. (03:18)
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Mother Goose Club Presents "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"
Mother Goose Club presents their version of "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary". Young students will love the characters and colorful backgrounds. (00:42)
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Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
This video is an award-winning documentary about Rosa Parks.  It contains interviews and information about Rosa Parks taking a stand for her civil rights, and the rights of others. (08:28)
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Hamiltonians vs. Jeffersonians
This video about the two party system is accompanied by text. "After the new United States Congress completed its first task of creating a Bill of Rights, it turned its attention to the issue of financing the new government. President George Washington appointed Alexander Hamilton as the Treasury Secretary, and Hamilton took it upon himself to develop an economic structure for the United States that would give the public confidence in the government’s financial affairs..."

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Neil Gaiman reads from The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman reads an excerpt from The Graveyard Book.  Neil Gaiman is displayed in a dark and ominous background while he reads. (04:52)

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Parts of a Story
This video describes the parts of a story - setting, plot, character(s), conflict, and point of view. For each of these categories slides are presented while an off-screen narrator discusses the slide.  discuss what is included for each one. Good information.  Slides are text heavy.  (8:20)
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Sound Waves and Mathematics
Uses a graphing calculator to explain sound (sinusoidal) waves through advanced mathematical formulas. Color and sound, but mostly shows views of graphing calculator and equations. Grades 10-12. 9:17 min.
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Learn How Math is Used in Sports
'Have you ever wondered if they use math in sports? They use math in a lot of sports. For example in baseball, math is used to find the batting average for the players. In football they need math. The reason is because they have to calculate the yards they get to the touchdown. In basketball they need math too. One of the ways they use math in basketball is because they have to find the average points a player scores a game. In bowling they use math to find how many points were scored in each fr
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Lesson on Writing a Descriptive Essay About a Place
An English lesson about writing a descriptive essay.  A sample narrative essay called "My Fantasy Room" is analyzed for structure and the thesis and supporting paragraph details are discussed.  The sample essay words are hard to see on the screen but the narrator describes it well.

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California Gold Rush
The discovery of gold during the 1840s attracts thousands of people attracts hoping to strike it rich in California and resulting in that state being admitted into the union. Mainly talk with little effort to show maps or images.

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Nature by Numbers
A movie inspired by numbers, geometry, and nature. Music helps sets the tone. A great way to get students interested in geometry and see it in nature. Would be a great start to a research project or sharing ideas of other examples. (03:44)

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Constructing Parallel Lines
Constructing parallel lines with a compass and straightedge uses the converse of the parallel lines theorem. This video explains how creating congruent corresponding angles (or congruent AIA or AEA) guarantees parallel lines. The first step in constructing parallel lines is to draw a transversal through the given point to intersect the given line. Last, duplicate an angle created by the transversal and the given line. (1:08)
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