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Onomatopoeia Examples
From YouTube
This excellent video was created by a college student and uses simple animation to show words that represent sounds. Suitable for third-graders and older. (02:36)
December 23, 2009 at 09:35 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Learn About The History of Music
From 5min, produced by 5-Minute Videos
Learn about the history of music - from the beginnings in Church music and Gregorian Chant to Polyphony where a new melody was placed on top of the chant.  From there counterpoint fit different melodies together adding to the texture.  In the Baroque... [more]
May 15, 2010 at 12:20 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Photosynthesis Song from They Might Be Giants
From YouTube, produced by They Might Be Giants
This professionally-made music video from They Might Be Giants combines clever, cartoon animation with catchy lyrics to help students learn about the process of photosynthesis.  Some of the lyrics include, "Chlorophyll cells take in carbon dioxide. N... [more]
February 19, 2011 at 09:28 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
The Harlem Renaissance Music
From YouTube, produced by Rob Johnson
This short film is an introduction to an interdisciplinary unit on the music, art, and literature of the Harlem Renaissance. The video begins with the introduction of slavery to the colonies through Obama becoming president.  It then focuses on the... [more]
May 12, 2010 at 05:53 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
What Is Post-Impressionism?
From YouTube, produced by ehow
Understand post-impressionism with information from an art historian, critic and curator in this video. Post Impressionism took place after the first round of avant-garde artists, who coined Impressionism, and it consisted of more emotional and sym... [more]
March 30, 2010 at 08:17 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Newton's First Law of Motion - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Khan Academy
Introduction to Newton's First Law of Motion. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' (09:28)
August 14, 2009 at 11:57 AM