Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Bianca Goes Where the Wind Blows
In this segment from Cyberchase, Bianca gives her niece Mikaela a kite for her birthday. Bianca is determined to find the best place to fly it. To help with their search, Bianca creates a wind gauge that measures how hard the wind blows. After taking wind gauge readings in different spots around the park, they are able to find a spot where the kite soars beautifully. Run time 03:25.
Weather Instruments - by StudyJams
There are many different instruments that can be used to measure the weather. Some of the examples include the thermometer, hygrometer, anemometer, barometer, rain gauge, and wind vane. Learn more about the different weather instruments with this slide show from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Graphing Linear Equations
Graphing linear equations. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students.
Elementary Education : How to Teach Spelling to Children With Dyslexia
When teaching a child with dyslexia to spell, it's important to understand that these children view words differently from others. Learn about breaking down words into components to help teach spelling with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching spelling to dyslexic children. (01:32)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
That Catholic Show - Water, Water Everywhere
Episode 7 - Holy Water, Baptismal Water, Water in Scripture, Water in our Lives. But what does Water have to do with Catholicism? Watch That Catholic Show to find out!
: How to Draw a Cartoon Dog: Part 3
Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Go from the colar down to draw the body of the dog. Step-by-step narration by Paul Louis.
Bill of Rights Rap
Students might like this video that explains the Bill of Rights as a rap song. This could set the table for students to create their own rap songs on various Constitutional issues.
Word Family Song -op - Sesame Street
This word family song focuses on rhyming words ending in -op and is sung by two Muppets. Muppets demonstrate how to blend the initial consonant with the ending -op to create words. Classic Sesame Street. (2:17)
This is a colorful School House Rock video on prepositions. The prepositions are used in phrases and illustrated accordingly. Prepositions never stand alone and give specific information. Some of the phrases are over the rainbow, with a friend, over the meadow, through the tree, etc. This is a fun teaching resource to introduce and/or reinforce prepositions in the classroom and/or at home. (3:01)
The Protestant Reformation - Part 2
Video is a continuation of part 1, which discusses Martin Luther.
Joshua Chapter 21 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 21, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Wyoming Oil Shale Deposits - Description, Origin, and Exploitation
This video describes the Wyoming oil shales, origins, and methods of exploitation. There is some discussion of coal in western Canada. This is part of a geology course through Laurentian University in Ontario. "Understanding the Earth" originally aired on TVO Ontario in 1975 and rebroadcasted in 1986 Provided by mineguy101. Information is good but production quality of the video is quite dated. Run time 6:12
Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
Volcanoes - Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
This short video describes how volcanoes are created and what causes them to erupt. (1:37)
The Ring of Fire, Part 3
The Pacific Ring of Fire (or sometimes just the Ring of Fire) is an area where large numbers of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. (10:32)
The sargassum fish can camouflage itself to look exactly like a sargassum plant and ambush unsuspecting prey with deadly ease. See these fish in action as well as learn information about them. The video can be used with a lesson on animal defenses and adaptations, specifically camouflage, protective resemblance, and mimicry. Run time 01:42.
A circus strongman and a clown help present the physics definition of work. Concept: Work = force x distance. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
How is Glass Made?
This video is used at the Columbus Museum of Art to show how glass can change from solid to fluid and back again. The artists at Jason Antol Studios in Columbus, Ohio, graciously performed the demonstrations on camera. Several questions are presented throughout the video and a 10-second on-screen countdowns allow the viewer a chance to answer each question. The video is presented with background music. (04:38)
"Hope is a Tattered Flag" Poem by Carl Sandburg
The words of the poem "Hope is a Tattered Flag" by Carl Sandburg are flashed too quickly on screen, with carefully-selected still color and black-and-white photographs. Non-narrated, with piano accompaniment. (1:32)