Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
African-American Pioneers of California
(Note: Many videos on other sites start with a very brief ad.) African American Pioneers of California - Learn about the history of African American pioneers and their achievements in California. This video includes vintage photos of the era. (07:12)
Day of Infamy, Pearl Harbor Raid on Dec 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor Raid December 7, 1941.(Newreel)
Types of Clouds
This is a short slide show of various cloud types that is accompanied by music (the song Stormy Weather).
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem.
Life Cycle of a House Fly
This is a short, animated narrated video (01:43) that offers an overview about the life cycle of a house fly. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
The History of Santa Claus
This video moves too quickly to read, so hit the pause button until you finish reading. It is a brief history of Santa Claus, his origins and how he got to be what he is today. (Amateur video)
Finding the Surface Area of a Cone
The instructor uses an electric chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the surface area of a cone. The formula is given and a step-by-step approach is modeled showing what values to plug in for the radius and height and the computational steps are shown. (03:23)
How to Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism
This is a brief tutorial of how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. John, a math instructor, uses a small whiteboard for demonstration. The teacher explains the steps clearly. (02:40)
A Healthy School Lunch
In this video, students will learn about Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Berkely, CA who is taking a unique, creative approach to healthy school lunches. Students work together with all areas of school to create meals that are sustainable, healthy, and tasty. It is a community project where everyone demands quality, healthy food for their children. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on healthy habits, food groups, etc. (4:01)
Publishing Advice for Writers
Writers who seek to be published need to remain professional when submitting work, take rejection well, as it is inevitable, and keep records of where work as been submitted. Get publishing advice from a published author and English professor in this video on writing where he shares his knowledge and insights with you. Great advice for those young writers who would like to start their writing careers while still in school!
Underlining Titles of Books & Poems
The titles of books and poems should be underlined if the book or
the poem is large. Learn about underlining title novels and epic poetry with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
Nonfiction Text Features
Mr. Salsich's class produced a video about the text features in nonfiction text that help readers understand the information in the text. A slide shows an example of a text feature as students explain how the text feature helps them understand. Heading, caption, photographs, diagrams, charts, maps, glossary, bold type, and index are defined.
The Korean War 1950 - 1953 Map
The Korean War 1950 - 1953 Map. A short history of the Korean conflict with maps, narration, and close captioning.
The Korean War
Learn how the tiny Asian country of Korea was divided in the aftermath of World War II and how the cold war politics between the United States and the Soviet Union led to a brutal conflict.
Debating Persuasive Arguments
Debating a persuasive claim is arguing one point against another. Learn other situations that apply for debating claims from a communications and public speaking expert.
Food Ad Tricks: What You Don't Know About Food Commercials
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike. Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
Five In The Bed - A Subtraction Song
A librarian uses a felt board show what happens when there are "Five in the Bed" and one says, "Roll over." The children sing and perform the actions with the librarian during a story time. (1:35)