Pangolins are mammal's who are covered in scales, making them look like knights in armor-or little tanks. Watch this odd-looking, endangered creature as it forages for food with it's long, sticky tongue. This rare mammal is the exception to the rule, with a scale-like outer covering and no teeth. Run time 01:11
It's got a beak and webbed feet, and it lays eggs. Must be a bird, right? Think again! The platypus is a mammal that doesn't seem to follow all the rules. This short video from National Geographic depicts a platypus. No narration. Video is set to music. Run time 0:30.
Learn Spanish Vocabulary - Animals
In this video you will see 30 Spanish words for animal names. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations and transliterations on the screen.
Spanish Verbs - Group 7
This video teaches a seventh group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
Humanitarian Effort of the LDS Church
This movie describes the humanitarian effort of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. You can watch examples of what has been done and why this church believes in service to others. Run time 02:52
The Forms Vos y Vosotros
This student-produced video helps explain two of the more rare subject pronouns in Spanish along with their implications for use. Vosotros is used in Spain while Vos is used in certain regions of Latin America. Run time 10:05.
Love Song Parody Using Only First Semester Spanish Words
This parody of love-song music videos uses the most basic and important grammar structures and vocabulary learned in Spanish 1. There are a few errors in pronunciation and the song contains both English and Spanish. Run time 01:42.
Days of the Week
An English speaker reads the days of the week as the names of the days scroll through on slides. (:25)
Sociology Main Theories - Functionalism
This video offers information about three very important theories to understand in sociology: functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. However, because this video is a clip from a larger segment, only functionalism is discussed. (01:22)
Sesame Street-Grover the Elevator Operator-Opposites-Front/Back
This classic Sesame Street video has Grover as an elevator operator. He tries to explain to the people riding in elevator where the front of the elevator is. Cute video to introduce front/back to young students (2:41).
Sesame Street - Kermit Talks About Opposites-Dark & Light
In this video Kermit tries to demonstrate the difference between light and dark using a lamp. Grover comes in and lets the sun light in the darkened room. Kermit explains that the sun is another source of light. In true Grover style, he causes chaos in the dark. This is a good teaching resource for an introductory lesson on opposites. Students will enjoy watching this (2:31).
Explore the unique world of Saturn with this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following key concepts: Saturn in ancient times, Saturn mythology, Saturn through a telescope, Saturn's rings, ring divisions, shepherd moons, Saturn's interior, and Titan. There is a ten question, fill in the blank quiz at the conclusion of the video.
How to Make Side Walk Chalk
This video teaches how to make side walk chalk. Most art stores will have the ingredients that you will need. Narrator demonstrates how to make the chalk with the ingredients. (5:35)
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
Tombs of Ancient Egypt
The many accomplishments of this land and people and why they built the pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs. How death was what they lived for in some ways.
Ancient Egypt---3 Tales
This student-made video relays three tales from egyptian mythology. The video is narrated by and for grade schoolers but includes useful information. Run time 06:31.
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Myths
This five minute video explains how their gods formed the bases for many of the country's cultural beliefs and events. The gods are explained and their deeds explained. The images are vivid. A good overview for students. The students might benefit from a word wall filled with the names of the gods and their relationships.
Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan (1930 Newsreel Footage)
Newsreel footage of Anne Sullivan with Helen Keller. She talks about meeting Helen and how Helen learned to talk.The video shows the importance of a patient teacher as well as a determined student. (2:39)
Harriet Tubman, Part III
This is an animated biography of Harriet Tubman from the Discovery Channel/Education series which is aimed at elementary school children.
American Experience: Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit was dung-colored and boxy, with stumpy legs that wouldn't completely straighten, a straggly tail and an ungainly gait, but though he didn't look the part, he was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. (53:37)