A short video about basic symbols and signs that gives us information. A class draw and put together a few useful signs that help you identify places.
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, Part 7 (Conclusion)
Conclusion of the original special from 1978 featuring old school Sesame Street Muppets and humans.
The Red Song
This preschool video introduces the color red. Words to the song appear at the bottom of the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. Photographs that match the song are shown on screen. Pictures include roses, apples, berries, cherries, and posies. Some of the lyrics include "R-E-D. That spells red. That spells red". Content is appropriate for young learners. (0:25)
My Lucky Day-Song About Objects Found that Make a Lucky Day
This is a cartoon video (3:49 minutes) that depicts a day that seems particularly lucky in many ways. The character sings about all the things that happened to him that day especially finding objects he feels are lucky such as rabbit's foot, horseshoe, Lucky Charms. etc. H In the end of the story he has a problem(stuck in hole) and is not so lucky solving it.Not much educational content but music is nice!!
" If You Need to Know the Seasons"- A Rap About the Seasons
This computer-animated video features a rap song which lists the seasons and characteristics of each. ( 1:28)
How High? - A Virtual Manipulative
Learn about conservation of volume by pouring a liquid from one container to another container with a different dimensions:
Choose the shape of container to use by clicking on one of the shape options. The rectangular base is probably the easiest to work with at the beginning. The container on the left appears, partially filled with a liquid. You are to predict (or guess) how high will liquid go when it is poured from the container on the left into the one on the right. Drag the arrow next
Magical Nature Journey - The Forest
Magical Nature Journey DVD is an innovative learning experience for your child inspired by perhaps the wisest parent of them all - Mother Nature. This is the 'Forest' section from the video. A diverse range of patterns, shapes, colors, textures and sounds found exclusively in nature are utilized in a gentle and soothing way to help enhance the development of your baby's brain. Exciting close encounters with a wealth of wonderful animal and plant life and multiple color, counting and naming seque
Basic Telescope Types
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types and how to choose the right scope for you. Don shows you a reflector, refractor, and compound telescopes. He also addresses computerized vs noncomputerized telescopes. Run time 02:37.
How to Choose a Telescope
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types, how to choose the right scope for you and what you can look forward to when using a telescope. Run time 02:16.
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope accessories you will need when using your telescope for observation. Some of the accessories he recommends are the eye piece, barlow lense, filters, and mount.
Video Production - Project Preproduction (#6)
You have already seen all of the project demo video the demo crew created. Now, jump back with them to the beginning and review all the production pieces you have learned so far. Hopefully you are shooting a video too and it is time to review everything before you actually start learning about shooting.
Global Warming 101
A three minute review of the causes of global warming. Good images and graphics. Shows evidence of warming in terms of temperatures and ice melting shown. Run time 03:03.
Giant Panda Reserve
Established in the Sichuan province in 1963, the Wolong Nature Reserve is home to one of the earliest research bases for the endangered giant panda. Starting with just 10 pandas in captivity, it has increased that number nearly tenfold through successful breeding methods — in 2006, 18 baby pandas were born: a new record. Assistant Director Li Desheng explains how they will be reintroduced into the wilderness.
Introduction to Using Wordle
This tutorial introduces you to the website "Wordle." Wordle allows your to create and edit your own word cloud. You will learn how to change the color scheme, orientation, and font of your word cloud. You can set the account to private so that no one can access your creations.
Oil Spill in Gulf: Interview of Expert
Professor Alexander Kolker talked about the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on coastal ecosystems. Part of a 37 minute interview Best use is to have students take notes on part of the interview, maybe ten minutes, and write a news story about what they heard stressing the five Ws and a H. Call ins featured from political inclined citizens.
Alpacas to Help Fight Gulf Spill?
Skip a few days of shampooing and human hair can get oily. The link between hair and oil have lead groomers to save hair for what essentially may be giant oil absorbers. But hair get be hard to get in high volumes quickly. So four alpacas at an Alabama zoo are "donating" fleece to a group making hair-filled booms designed to keep spilled oil away from U.S. Gulf Coast shores. Run time 03:21.
Documentary- Floating free in the hostile vacuum of space, astronauts push the boundaries of exploration. Join them in an incredible journey as spacecraft Voyager explorers the solar system.Run time 02:58
Meteorologist Guest Speaker - John Bryant
Mrs. Matthews class had a guest speaker this week. John Bryant from Channel 5 News in Memphis came and spoke to the class about the weather. He had some great storm stories, answered TONS of questions, and explained to the kids what was needed in order to become a meteorologist. This is just a short clip from his visit. Thanks to John Bryant for giving his time to the kids at CHES! Run time 0:36.
Mobl21 - Stacks
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to create Stacks within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 03:06.
Mobl21 - Behind the Scenes of the Mini-module
Take a peek at the making of the videos for the Mobl21 Mini-module by our intrepid 21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones. You'll be amazed at how a home set-up resulted in his great work. Run time 01:00.