Physics & Electromagnetism : Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune, which is made of hydrogen, helium and methane, with help from science teacher, Steve Jones, on planetary science.
Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune from a math and science teacher. (02:50)
Short A Sound - Fruity ABC
This video is a snippet from the "Fruity ABC" learning DVD. It focuses on letter a. It tells the name of the letter a, make the short a sound a few times, then shows a picture of an apple, which begins with short a. The video ends with the word "apple" being spelled out on the screen and sounded out phonetically. (:52)
World Geographical Regions
This explains the different aspects of human and physical characteristics that define the culture of different areas. Slides, text, and narration are used. Fair quality amateur video.
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
Learn German furniture terms in this video. You will hear the word for the furniture in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Mexico: Aztec Monolith
A recent discovery under modern day Mexico City reveals the largest Aztec sculpture ever to come to light and is the topic of this 2:32 long video. It focuses on the images carved into this rock. There is some basic history offered, but essentially it is a quick insight into the Aztec culture.
World's Top Ten Longest Rivers
A Video Presentation of the World's Top Ten Longest Rivers. Pictures are shown of each river.
"How Tsunamis Are Formed"
A six minute video on how they are formed and lesson plans.
Geography: Climate and Vegetation
An introduction to climate and vegetation in world regional geography. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin (01:01)
SID THE SCIENCE KID-"The Journey of a Germ"
"The Journey of a Germ" comes from the SID THE SCIENCE KID episode "The Big Sneeze." This song shows the journey of just one cold germ from one person to another and another and so on.... it shows the importance of protecting yourself from germs! (2:18)
Latch Key Children Need Attention
Unsupervised children are at increased risk for violence, drug abuse, and sexual activity.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Land Of The Tiger - Mountains Of The Gods, Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife lives on and around the highest mountain range on earth (Himalayas). Run time 09:50.
Judy Bume Answers Kids' Questions: Live Interview at Trevor Day School
Judy Blume is interviewed in a school library setting. The author answers questions from kids. She talks about her life and career with kids for the WB Network. This clip has a little static in the background. All children receive a copy of her new book, Double Fudge. (3:53)
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South. (03:02)
Author Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan was a teacher who turned into a best-selling
children’s author with The Lightning Thief, the start of a
series about a 12-year-old demigod and his friends. He also
wrote the award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series. This is a 25 minute video. Skip to the 3:35 minute section to get to the interview. A good video to motivate students to read and to understand that writing about what you like is a good start. He promotes writing and not when to share it with
"Crocodile's Toothache" Poem by Shel Silverstein
This animated video of the poem from the book, Where The Sidewalk Ends, "The Crocodile's Toothache," is narrated by poet Shel Silverstein (Uncle Shelby) himself. A puppet-like digital graphics rendition of the poem for any Silverstein-loving child or adult. London Metropolitan University MA Digital Film and Animation Major Project; Poet/Performer Shel Silverstein, Animator/Director Aida Alemy. with music
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)