Militants force girl to wear suicide vest
June 20 - An 8-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl, kidnapped from Peshawar by militants, says her abductors tried to force her wear a suicide vest and attack security forces. (Rough cut - no reporter narration)
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
ABC RAP Learning Video
This video is really fun for children to learn their ABC's.
Rock, Paper, Scissors-Settling Classroom Disputes
I have open discussions with students about settling simple disputes. For example, we talk about when two people arrive in line at the same time, what usually happens? Sometimes an argument will start, maybe some pushing or shoving. Then we discuss other strategies to help solve the conflict fast one way is by playing "Rock, Paper, Scissor shoot". Then I show the video clip using a LCD projector. When the clip is over I pass out a card from a deck of cards and ask the kids to find a p
How to Write Bubble Letters
In this clip learn how to make bubble letters. The craftswoman shows how to write rounded like bubbles, squared-off shape letters, or in a block shape. Stylize bubble letters can be use for a decorative touch.
How to Make a Book for Younger Children
A two minute video on how younger children can write, draw, and decorate a homemade book. Very easy to follow.
How to Make a Christmas Bow
This is a six minute video that explains how to make a holiday bow for a tree.
Let's Be Green when We Clean
This three minute musical video shows students how to conserve water, paper towels and recycle scraps while cleaning up the art room. Easy to follow with catchy music
Homemade Bracelets: Crafts for Kids
Includes what is needed and how to make a homemade bracelet with thread. This 5:21 minute long video moves slowly and should be easy for most students to follow once the materials are arranged. Does require some dexterity.
3-D Glitter Shadow Box
Get creative by building 3-D shadow boxes with vintage postcards using this three minute video as a guide. Easy to follow and good for most students, although it can be a bit messy as glitter is involved. The video provides enough instruction to be able to have students create this project by just viewing it.
Aristotle on the good life
Video is first one on the column at the left of the opening page. This is a 29 minute video that discusses what makes life worth living. The video tells that history of Aristotle and his interest in nature and why he was different than other philosophers of his time. This video stresses ethics and the problems of the character of life. It may be to complex for some students. A good video to use for teaching the Declaration of Independence, too.
In A World Without Wood
This brief video segment is from Bill Nye the Science Guy - Forests episode and discusses all of the things we use wood for in our daily lives. Run time 01:02.
Deforestation refers to the clearing or cutting down of trees. This video shows images of The Amazon rainforest and there is background music. It refers to the way the forest is being cut down and why we need to stop it. Run time 01:37.
Cultural Anthropology is a social science that explores how people understand and act in their world. But what, exactly, is it that Cultural Anthropologists do? How do they approach their research? In this short film, three members of MIT's Anthropology Department; Stefan Helmreich, Erica James, and Heather Paxson, talk about their current work and the process of doing fieldwork. (08:14)
Helen Keller, Part V
This is from the Discovery Channel/Education series and this video is an animated biography of Helen Keller aimed at elementary school children.
Helen Keller, Part VI
This is sixth and final segment from the Discovery Channel/Education series. This video is an animated biography of Helen Keller aimed at elementary school children.
Copernicus and Galileo
Copernicus was ridiculed by his peers and Galileo was found guilty of heresy by the Catholic church for their views that the Sun (not the Earth) was the center of the Solar System. The video has a fascinating account of Galileo's observations of Venus. Run time 05:06.
Hurricanes: New Tools for Predicting
Hurricane Katrina, which struck New Orleans and other Gulf Coast communities on August 29, 2005, provided the worst kind of reminder of the importance of accurate hurricane prediction — and of heeding those predictions. This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW a year before Katrina struck, describes the current state of research into what causes hurricanes and how scientists are now able to "see" inside the storms in their ongoing efforts to more accurately predict both the path and int
Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #5: Magnetism and electromagnets
This is #5 in the series of Blinding you with Science videos was produced to help elementary students with sceince concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends look at how magnets work and do experiments with magnetism.
Magnetic Field - Sixty Symbols
Check out this super powerful magnet - just don't get too close with a video camera! This video discusses magnets, however the magnet they use in this video is really powerful. Video gives information on how a magnet works and the variety of magnets there are. Video is of average quality. Video would be good for middle elementary, middle and high school students. This is an interesting video for any student studying magnetism.