A short video on the history of the ancient Mesopotamia society.
Creating an Island Paradise
Off the southeastern coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, an undersea volcano is building a future Hawaiian island. Loihi, the youngest volcano of the Hawaiian chain, shares the Hawaiian hot spot with its larger siblings Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Loihi is expected to breach the ocean’s surface in some 100,000 years. In this video segment from Nature, learn about the beginnings of a new volcanic island. Run time 01:13.
Sight words 1-25
1st grade sight words 1-25.... read the word before the teacher! Individual words are printed in large, simple, black letters on a colored screen. A few seconds are given before the teacher reads the word on the video. Soft music is playing in the background. The sight words include: for, the, on, and, are, as, that, with, his, in, they, I, is, at, and be. These words are repeated several times within the video. Run time 10:38.
How you can be tracked on the Internet
It has a silly beginning, but the message is clear that bullying or thinkg one is invisible on the Internet is dangerous. Students would benefit from knowing some of the words used such as IP addresses. A good video for all ages.
This video displays images of the city of Sydney and the Queensland Outback to the music of Sunrise by Norah Jones. Beautiful images of the Sydney Opera House are shown. ( 3:38)
Adding Different Units of Length
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
Counting from 1 to 999 in Chinese
This video shows how the Chinese counting system is constructed from a simple logical system, which uses just 12 characters (and therefore sounds) to count from 1 to 999. It uses animation to help show the numbers and how they are drawn. Taught in English. Pronunciations of numbers in Chinese. (Length 04:06)
Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
This video is a high school physics project that includes clear audio explanations about electromagnets and electro magnetic energy. This applies to generators, electromagnets, solenoids, and speakers. The video gives you a very specific examples: how a stereo speaker works, a magnetic toy, . Run time 8:08.
Anarchy means no rulers - according to this commentary. How would societies be organized under anarchy - people would live in small communities - small councils would decided what needs to be done in the community. (Annoying background noise - but the content may be helpful to understanding the topic) (Amateur video)
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)