Wonderful Stories of Professor Kitzel - John Cabot
'Giovanni Caboto (c. 1450 – c. 1498) known in English as John Cabot, was an Venetian navigator and explorer commonly credited as the second European to discover the mainland of North America' (John Cabot, Wikipedia, 2009). Professor Kitzel and his time machine take you on a trip back in history to talk about this Venetian explorer. Produced and directed by Shamus Culhane in 1972 for M.G. Films.
Looking for the Letter "Z" - Sesame Street
This is a Sesame Street cartoon featuring a Martian looking for the letter "z." Words that have the letter "z" are spoken throughout the cartoon. (00:36)
iPhone Changing Lives of Autistic Children
A news story that shows how the iPhone can be used to hep autistic students. This is a television newscast and you have to click on the left hand side monitor image for it to play. There are two videos. Not much depth, but it might be of value for some parents and teachers to consider.
Between the Lions: Cliff Hanger and the Yodeling Yellow Yak
Two scientists yearning to find a yodeling yellow yak just might be the key to Cliff Hanger's salvation, in this y-filled installment of Between the Lions' thrilling action-and-phonics serial. In this video, the some of the words are printed out on the screen. Video would be good for early readers.
The Prefixes UN and RE
In this very brief 'Between the Lions' video, the prefixes UN and RE are addressed. Suitable for second through fourth grades. The video is slightly blurry.
Exodus Chapter 12 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 12, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Window to the Sea
Window To The Sea features stories from four of America's leading aquariums. It shows how sea animals live in the ocean through the aquariums.
Fossil Fuels - by StudyJams
Heat and pressure have turned the fossils of dead plants and animals into deposits of fuel, such as oil, natural gas, and coal. Fossil fuels are a non-renewable resource, and they create pollution, so it is important to conserve them. Learn more about fossil fuels with this slide show from StudyJams. Details images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
North Pole May Melt In Total - CBS News
Many scientists believe North Pole ice may melt completely, but briefly, for the first time. Tony Blair talks to Maggie Rodriguez about his efforts to make climate change a real global issue. Run time 02:53.
About the Film "What's on Your Plate?"
In “What’s on Your Plate,” Sadie and Safiyah, who are two eleven-year-old, African-American city kids, go on this journey to understand their place in the food chain. The film is inspired by them looking at food and going around to stores and seeing, “Where does this food come from?” Like, “Why are we getting potatoes from Canada, when there are potatoes grown 100 miles away?” And along the way they talk to farmers and food activists and policy makers an
Nanotechnology for Kids. Part of the series: All About Nanotechnology. Nanotechnology information is available for kids through the National Science Federation and other government projects that promote nanotechnology to children. Run time 01:49.
Super Absorbent Polymers
Students develop a video project in Chemistry class to demonstrate how science ideas can be very helpful in our society. The video is a student-made project is about super absorbent polymers. It focuses on the example of the disposable diaper, gives a brief history of the invention of the diaper, and provides an explanation of how it connects to polymers. Some audio is poor. Run time 03:57.
Everyone knows that water can't flow uphill. Not so fast... when this goo is poured back and forth between two beakers, Gravi-Goo mysteriously siphons from the higher held beaker to the lower one. Maybe water can flow uphill. An explantation is provided (3:00).
Learn French - Les Vêtements Pour Homme (Clothes For Men)
Learn French by learning words associated with clothing worn by men. Although many students of French will understand this video this video would be better served if the words and the translation appeared on the screen. A French teacher could stop the video at key points and ask what is being said. For beginning to intermediate learners.
Alex Wolff talks about the book 'Coraline' by Neil Gaiman
Alex Wolff from the Naked Brothers Band talks about the book, Coraline. He summarizes the story. he rated it 4 out of 4 in his review.
All About Astrology : The Sign Cancer in Astrology
Cancer is a loyal and moody sign, get expert tips and advice on astrology, sun signs, and the zodiac in this video.
The Language of Mathematics (33): Coordinate Geometry Proof, Part 2
In this segment, the instructor continues discussing the Cartesian coordinate system. Instructor uses a small chalkboard for demonstration. The viewer may want to open the screen to 'Full View' as the room the instructor is in is a little dark and his chalkboard has a lot if information.
Learn Basic English Numbers - Counting from 1-11
An animated video with pictures of animals and other fun cartoons teaching children how to count from 1 to 11.
The video explains three different models you can use to show why subtraction of integers works: 1) number line jumps; 2) concept of difference; 3) positive/negative counters. Teacher and a white board but this may help a student that doesn't get it, . Author: Maria Miller http://www.mathmammoth.com/
Thinkwell Chemistry: Avogadro's Law
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
Avogadro's Law (06:27) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.