Words Begiining With the Letter 'R'- Rocket-Doodle-Doo Song
This animated cartoon snippet from "Between the Lions" is a catchy rock and roll song featuring words beginning with the letter 'r.' The words of the song scroll along the bottom of the screen allowing viewers to read or sign along.Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (1:14)
Sand Fantasy - Art on sand
Ilana Yahav is a sand animation artist. Using only her fingers, Ilana draws with sand on glass table. Provides teachers with some ideas of what they can do with limited funds. Great for hand-eye coordination, too. 04:25 run time
Homonyms (Version 2)
Another homonym game. Starts with an explanation of what homonyms are and then gives directions for the game. Create a sentence that gives a description of the homonyms. For example; The man in armor rode his horse in the dark. The homonym pair is knight/night. Students can create and play this game at home or at school. Good video and good idea. Good for elementary grade students.
Kindergarten Pre-Writing Lesson: Opposite Words
In this video, a teacher models a writing lesson with Kindergarten students using opposite words "thick" and "thin" as a starting point for creating sentences using the words. After practicing stating the sentences out loud, students then write the sentence themselves, writing each letter after watching the teacher write the letter first.
English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
Learning about Things that Float - with Curious George
The children use "a box of junk" to create different boats. One boat is made from straws, another from paper towel rolls, and the third from a pie pan. The children take their boats to a small pool to find out if they float. Some work and some do not. The children discuss why they did or didn't work.
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)
Science Behind Haiti's 2010 Earthquake
Al Jazeera's meteorologist, Steff Gaulter, explains what made the Caribbean nation of Haiti so susceptible to such a devastating earthquake. There are also comments from Amy Vaughn of the United States Geological Survey. This video is suitable for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Extreme Oil Drilling
The experts in this video discuss the difficulty in finding new locations to dig for oil. In order to get oil flowing freely in the cold tundra, hot steam is pumped into the ground using massive amounts of energy.(03:04)
Palm Springs WindMills "Secrets of the WindMills" Everything you ever wanted to know about the Palm Springs or any other windmills, but were afraid to ask. KESQ-TV's Gil Diaz goes behind the locked gates to reveal the "Secrets of the Windmills". Video gives specifics of the wind mill, 228 feet tall and blades nearly 100 feet long. There are about 4,800 wind mills, they were first installed in 1981, they installed as an experiment by NASA. Where they are installed is the second most consistently windy place in
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Palm Springs or any other windmills, but were afraid to ask. KESQ-TV's Gil Diaz goes behind the locked gates to reveal the "Secrets of the Windmills". Video gives specifics of the wind mill, 228 feet tall and blades nearly 100 feet long. There are about 4,800 wind mills, they were first installed in 1981, they installed as an experiment by NASA. Where they are installed is the second most consistently windy place in
How Wind Power Is Created
Wind power is created by windmills, which use generators to
produce electricity that is gathered by wires. Find out why some
windmills produce more energy than others with information from a
science teacher in this video.
Ocean Odyssey - Coastal Currents
This is a segment from the Ocean Odyssey series that describes coastal currents and how they might effect oil spills and objects in the ocean. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. T
Velocity of Currents
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Lea
The Ocean's Current Impact on Weather
This 1:47 video uses graphics and a narrator to explains how the ocean conveyor belt and how it has affected the Earth's climate and landscape over centuries.
What Causes Waves?
The major cause of waves, specifically ocean waves, is wind,
although waves can also be created by tides and earthquakes. Learn
how waves are simply the result of winds passing over water.
Making Big Waves
If you have dreams of surfing the perfect wave, there is so much more to learn than just hanging-ten. Waves can come from many different types of sources, yet they all have very similar physical properties. Before you learn to surf the big waves, you should learn the science behind how they are created. In this video from QUEST, learn about the origins and the power of Big Waves along the Northern California Coast. Run time 06:18.
A collection of videos and lessons and tsunamis
There are several listed here from videos of actually events to animated slide sites. There are also lessons for most ages.
Mid Ocean Ridges, Volcanoes, and the Arctic
This video discusses the phenomena related to: tectonic plates, underwater volcanoes, and hydrothermal systems. Run time 05:53.
The Ocean Floor - by StudyJams
Earth's most magnificent and enormous landforms are all on the ocean floor. Volcanoes and earthquakes change the ocean floor, creating new landforms. Erosion on land also deposits minerals and animal matter on the ocean floor. Learn more about the ocean floor with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant photos are set to music, with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
Exploring Oceans: Bermuda
The waters around Bermuda host a liquid jungle of creatures that exist in floating forests of golden brown sargassum seaweed. Deep within its waters live bioluminescent deep-sea creatures, reminiscent of comets, suns, and stars. (03:30)