National Standards of Music Education Song
In order to help remember all nine of the national standards of music education why not use a catchy song? This video and accompanying song are excellent tools for serious music students to learn the standards of music education. Lyrics are included. Run time 01:31.
The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 07/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme Flannel Board Story
The traditional nursery rhyme "Hey Diddle Diddle" is recited during this video and accompanied by flannelboard characters. Produced by Worthington Libraries Programs to Go (:54)
A teacher shows the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns. He presents a column of possessive adjectives and one of possessive pronouns to illustrate the difference.
Sesame Street - Plants
This is a 55-second animation that demonstrates how seeds are dispersed.
Conversion Between Metric Units
Word Problem: How many centiliters are in one dekaliter?
(05:16) The instructor, Sal Khan, uses computer software for demonstration.
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.
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)
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. The video ends with more difficult times - 10:10 and 1:35. These clips are samples of the full DVD version. Run time 02:28.
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)
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.
Great Barrier Reef Wildlife
The largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef spans more than 1,200 miles of islands and submerged reefs. A plethora of coral thrives here, along with a sweep parrotfish, sugeonfish, barracuda, and sharks. Run time 4:11.
Vertebral Column Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the vertebral column. Each type of vertebrae is examined. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 8:12 min.
On the Surface Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
21eTeacher: Explore video
A video about the second E in Nortel LearniT's lesson plan model. This is the section where the student investigates the topic more thoroughly. In these lessons the investigation takes the form of Internet research but it could equally include original research and the use of a variety of problem solving techniques. What is important is that the students are given the opportunity to "free wheel" their way through the materials and not be over directed. We all know however, that they will need so
Pecos Bill 2 of 3
The classic Disney cartoon, from American Heroes. Pecos Bill is a legendary American Cowboy, apocryphally immortalized in numerous tall tales of the Old West during American westward expansion into the Southwest of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. This is a three part video. Video is of average quality, but story is an old favorite. Video is appropriate for preschool and early elementary school children.
How to Write a Poem
Writing a poem is very easy. Subject can be an idea, a feeling, a group or rhymes or even lines of words. This video is an interview with no student examples.
Daedalus and Icarus - Part Three
After Athenian inventor Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, he flees to Crete to be with his son Icarus. There he is employed by King Minos to build a labyrinth to imprison the beastly Minotaur. Since Daedalus knows the secret of the labyrinth, Minos imprisons the inventor and his son, and their only means of escape is with wings made from feathers and wax. Icarus flies too close to the sun and his wings melt, sending him to a watery grave. Daedalus blames Minos for his sons death, and he w
Eric Carle's-I See A Song Animation
In this video, Eric Carle's I See A Song is put to a clever, whimsical animation. The violinist(black and white) begins the show by stating: I see a song. I paint music. I hear colors. I touch the rainbow.....let your imagination see your own song. The violinist begins to play and beautiful colorful shapes come out of his music. These shapes morph from one image to others. Some of the images include planets, violins, moon, sun, ocean, mermaid
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Atmosphere
In this brief clip, Bill Nye explains the layers of the atmosphere. (01:36)