Pocahontas Biography, Part III
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
The Organ of Corti
Situated in the spiral-shaped cochlea of the inner ear is the organ of Corti. Only one inch long if uncoiled, it bears about twenty-five thousand sound receptor cells with hairlike projections arranged in rows on the basilar membrane. Diagrams show detailed structure of the organ of Corti. Grades 5-12. 1 min.
How Far Smells Travel
A short segment describing how NASA scientists track smells around the globe. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(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 an
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
How to Make Math Meaningful
Making math meaningful is about relaying everyday events to concepts like money and current events. Foster a real-world connection with the use of mathematics using assistance from a math teacher.
Teaching Kids Real Math with Computers
From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming. (17:13)
Never Mistake Activity for Achievement
This site has several videos on solving Quadratic Equations > Quadratic Formula, but the video that might be most valuable is the one to show students about the difference between activity and achievement in terms of math preparation.
This video has poetic narration of what it is like to live in London from the narrator's point of view. Many pictures of London that show the culture and daily life in London. The narrator describes London as having no sense of external geography. It is not North or South, it doesn't lie within any area, it just is. It stretches almost eternally in every direction, never fading, never abating, simply remaining City as far as the heart dares to fathom.
Geography of migration from Ireland to England
This video is about Geography Migration from Ireland to UK. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of migration from Ireland to UK.(It is a good video for showing how migration effects those who move from one country to another.)
The Thames River
A video that explains the problems that the Thames River in England faces when it rains and sewers overflow. Special ships are used to put oxygen into the river and the now there are fish. A good video to show students what can be done to clean up rivers.
The Murder of Emmett Till
The Emmett Till story is one of those stories that gripped the nation in the 50's. CAUTION: There is a distant image of Till in a casket. His mother insisted that his casket be open so that all could see the boy's face. 'The murder of Emmett Till was noted as one of the leading events that motivated the American Civil Rights Movement' (Wikipedia, 2009).
European Union Flags
In this video the respective flag of each European Union is pictured. The name of the country and a picture of the flag is shown with musical background.
Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf
This video features ducklings swimming throught the time that selections from Sergei Prokofiev's classic, Peter and the Wolf plays. The family of ducks goes through many adventures. Peter and the Wolf was written in 1936. It is an orchestral piece where each animal is a different instrument. The oboe is the isntrument that represents the ducks. (2:58)
Peter And The Wolf 1 of 2
This is the classic cartoon for Peter and the Wolf-each character is represented by a different instrument.
Wolf: french horns
Hunters: woodwind theme, with gunshots on timpani and bass drum
Peter: string instruments
Peter And The Wolf 2 of 2
This is part two to the classic cartoon. This cartoon was created in 1946.
For unto us a child is born from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (4:13)
Hallelujah from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:50)
George Frideric Handel - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
George Frideric Handel - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from the oratorio Solomon (1749). Handel's image stays on the screen as the music is played.