Another Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Song
Another song about the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, with dancing by calculus students. (3:58)
Riemann Sums for AP Calculus
An instructor discusses left, midpoint, right, trapezoid, and asymmetric riemann sums using symbolic, graphical, and tabular representations. The 20-minute video describes all of the major important points that are covered in an AP calculus course. (19:27)
Travel to Gnana, a village in north Ghana and home to a group of women accused of practicing black magic. Banished from their homes and shunned by their families, these former witches must live out their rest of their days in exile.
"L-Steps" Step Aerobics Exercise
Learn the aerobics exercise step called the L Step with a demonstration from an aerobics expert. Instructor slowly explains as she does the step, so it is easy to follow along. 1:54 min.
An Introduction to Orbitals - Khan Academy
Orbitals are where electrons are most likely found inside an atom. and the topic of this 13:37 long video. When energy is increased, orbitals tend to be further from the nucleus of the atom which makes it easier for valence electrons to bond with other atoms. The video uses a smart board and narrator.
Toi Derricotte reads "Blackbottom"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Toi Derricotte reading "Blackbottom." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Six Poems: A Visual Presentation
There are six videos on this site and each one has actors and/or dancers "illustrating" the imagery of the poems. These videos would be best if used as an idea for students to create similar poems and videos that illustrate them. The students could also listen to the poems and write down phrases that they felt were interesting to them.
The Highwayman Recited by Ann of Green Gables
A video clip of A young Miss Shirley recites the poem by Alfred Noyes "The Highwayman." (2:26)
Spoken Word Poetry by Sarah Kay
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. -- and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."
A performing poet since she was 14 yea
Student Sample #1
This is a completed Poetry Project by two students.
"Still I Rise" Poem by Maya Angelou
A reading of the poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou herself. A wonderful example of how a poet reads her poem from the soul. Also a great example of using the voice to bring meaning out of a poem. Collection of video and still photographs of the poet and the collective African-American heritage with piano melody added. Inspirational. (0:57)
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
Valentines Heart Shaped Children Song
Song is about what the heart shape means. This is a very short song, but is repeated three times.
Voyage to the planets: Mars, 1
Clip 1 from BBC documentary 'Space Odyssey: Voyage to the planets' of an imaginary landing on Mars. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Run time 07:15.
Ian Morison on Water and the Search for Life on Mars
Water and the Search for Life on Mars - There have been several attempts to prove the existence of life on Mars, from signs of water to face images in the surface. Ian Morison reviews the evidence and offers his thoughts. (03:23)
Advanced Bank Math Game in Montessori
This is a clip on how to learning to play a bank game composition of numbers geared for preschoolers. The game activity is presented.
Nouns in the Desert
Animals, plants, and scientists in the desert are presented
in this segment that explores how nouns are used in written
Cat Dissection: Thorax
Cat muscle review of the chest region: Pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, xiphuhumeralis, & serratus ventralis. Student produced.
Cat Dissection Pectoral Muscles
Cat Dissection of the pectoral muscles, xiphihumeralis, pectoantibrachialis, latissimus dorsi, and clavodeltoid. Instructor shows how to find and separate each of the muscles very clearly. Very good video to review before beginning dissection of the chest region.
Mr Brown Can Moo, Can You?
The talented Mr. Brown displays his art through a variety of noises. Not only can he moo like a cow, but he can blurp like a horn, sizzle like an egg in a frying pan, pop like a cork , eek eek like a creaky shoe, and even imitate the sound of a hippopotamus chewing gum (grum, grum, grum)! The silly rhyming text makes this a wonderful book to read aloud and giggle along with the listeners!