Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.

Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller

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NEST Learning Video.Â  The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
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What's a Terrarium and How does it Work?
A short segment explaining what a terrarium is and how it works. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solvers.)

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Conversion Between Metric Units
Word Problem: How many centiliters are in one dekaliter?

(05:16) The instructor, Sal Khan,Â uses computer software for demonstration.

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Basics of the Metric System
Examine the basic units of the metric system as taught by a math teacher. This video starts with the history of the metric system, then shows how they got the rest of the metric system.   Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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Chatterton Helping Hands: Measurement using a metric ruler
NOTE: This video repeats itself 3 times.  You can stop it after you notice it has repeated itself; it goes over the same thing, but does differentiate how the camera films what is being shown.  This video does a great job of showing how to measure segments using a metric ruler.(05:23)
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Rock n Learn How to Tell Time
This video uses computer animation and music to help teach children how to read a clock. Timothy Time teaches the parts of the clock: the face and numbers. Timothy then teaches how to tell time by the hour.Â  The video ends with more difficult times - 10:10 and 1:35.Â  These clips are samples of the full DVD version. Run time 02:28.
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Kids Science News Network-How Do You Measure Time?
In this video, Ted Tunes (Skunk Newscaster) teaches Barkley about using the clock to cook cookies. This is a good basic introduction to young learners and/or special education students (1:06)
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How To Tell The Time - Intro
This is a basic ten-minute introduction of how to tell the time. The instructor also shows the viewer to cut the clock into quarters for quarter-after, half-past, etc.
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Exodus Chapter 2 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 2, from the New International Version of the Bible.Â  Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects.Â  No moving images.
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Window to the Sea
Window To The Sea features stories from four of America's leading aquariums.  It shows how sea animals live in the ocean through the aquariums.

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Isostacy
What is isostacy and how do heavy objects effect the surface of the earth?Â  Find out in this short, computer-animated video.Â  The following key concepts will be briefly covered: isostacy, balls exhibit isostacy, Earth exhibits isostacy, and causes of isostacy.
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Igneous Rock Group 1
This is a teacher-made video of an igneous rock project prresented by 2 CCHSÂ  6th grade studentsÂ at Holy Cross Elementary School. The videoÂ might be used as an example to other students who are assigned a project about the rock cycle or types of rocks. (1:01)

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Geology: Igneous Rocks
This 1:49 video explains what igneous rocks are and how to identify them. A good explanation and the more complicated terms are written out.
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Forming Possessive Nouns
In this lecture, an instructor talks about how to use apostrophes to make nouns possessive.  The teacher does provide some useful information, but the typed sentences she shows on the screen are not readable.
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Orbitals
InstructorÂ talks brieflyÂ about the theories of Bohr and introduces orbitals.Â Â Instructor uses his computer screen and different colors toÂ educate students. Instructor says this video seriesÂ introducesÂ informationÂ covered inÂ a first-year high school course in chemistry.
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Forces in Nature: Landslides
A three minute videoÂ explaining landslides and shows specific examples of landslides in the bay area.
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The future of energy is Solar and Wind. Video is pictures of solar energy farms around the world.Â  Video is set to music and pictures are shown, it is not mentioned where the farms are located.Â  But, it is interesting to see how many solar cells are on a farm. Good video for elementary grade students. Â Run time 01:39.

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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Windmills
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn about windmills and wind. Windmills use the power of wind to harness the strength it brings. Windmills can do many jobs with their power. Windmills can generate electricity or pump water. Wind makes the windmill go round. This is a great teaching resource to introduce wind and its ability to work. Students will enjoy this short video (1:06).Â
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Water Power
In this video, Huckle and Lowly Worm wonder where electricity comes from. Water power produces electricity at the dam. The video gives great visuals for the dam and how water power is produced. Dams are big walls that are built to hold the river back. This is a great teaching resource for the elementary classroom and/or special education students. This would work well in conjunction with a science unit on natural resources and energy (1:06).Â
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