The Rise of Dinosaurs
This is an animated documentary of the rise of dinosaurs. The video depicts how the small meat-eating dinosaurs of the Triassic period rise to dominate the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (Lots of violence!)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
The Numeral Four Perceptual Illusions K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning The Beauty Bias Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Initial Consonant J and Short U Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Blending Sh and Ark H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song How To Differentiate Yourself From the Competition The Seven Rules of Comma Usage How To Use The Two Types of Quotation Marks Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes "Turn Step" Step aerobics Exercise Egypt, Great Pyramids of Giza Teaching Kids About Money Values What Is an Electrical Inverter? Graphic Illustration of Star Size in Comparison to Other Planets
Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist, explores the perceptual illusions that fool our brains. Loads of eye tricks help him prove that not only are we easily fooled, we kind of like it. Seckel explores how eye tricks can reveal the way the brain processes visual information.
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
How beauty influences attention and expectations in the classroom.
Our old friend Sir j returns to Blending Fields, and this time
he's going to crash at high speed into Sir uggle. The resulting
demonstration of skill, we can promise you, will be one you won't soon forget. (You're likely to remember something about the initial
consonant "j," and the sound of short "u," too.)
Gawain introduces us to "Sir sh" and Sir "ark", two brave nights
who charge together at high speed to make a word that not only puts
their lives in danger, but also explores the secrets of the "sh" sound
and the "ar sound. Blend on, dudes!
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
This short video provides tips for a successful interview by showing you how to distinguish yourself from others applying for the job. Grades 9-12. (1:03)
This slide show lists seven basic rules for comma usage. No examples and the font is a bit difficult to read. (1:13)
A five minute podcast about quotation marks good for all ages. How to use two types of quotation marks and when not to use quotation marks is explained. Several examples are illustrated.
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Learn how to do the turn step aerobic exercise in this aerobic fitness video. Instructor slowly demonstrates show you can follow along. 48 sec.
A five minute video about the pyramids that goes into details about the amount of material, More of a tourist piece, but does show the terrain and condition of these Wonders.
Teaching Kids About Money Values. Part of the series: How to Teach Kids Kindergarten Math. Teach kids about money values and what amount each coin and dollar represents, by adding the sum of the coins and dollars on a worksheet. (1:34)
An electrical inverter is a device that can create an alternating
current from a direct current, allowing the current to go backwards and forwards instead of in only one direction. Find out how an electrical inverter works from a science teacher in this
This is an animation illustrating the size of stars in comparison with Earth and the other planets. This clip shows the vast sizes in an extremely graphical way. (02:34).
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
The Beauty Bias
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Initial Consonant J and Short U
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Blending Sh and Ark
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
How To Differentiate Yourself From the Competition
The Seven Rules of Comma Usage
How To Use The Two Types of Quotation Marks
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
"Turn Step" Step aerobics Exercise
Egypt, Great Pyramids of Giza
Teaching Kids About Money Values
What Is an Electrical Inverter?
Graphic Illustration of Star Size in Comparison to Other Planets