Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar. The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
History of New Years
Ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago. This video explores the history of this day from cultures around the world. Students would benefit of a map of the various places mentioned in the video to show the diffusion of the event over time.
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
How to Add Negative Numbers
This is a video that demonstrates how to add negative numbers. It is done in a slightly humorous way. One advantage of this video is that it displays a number line when the math problems are being explained so that viewers can see how negative numbers are added.
Introduction to Order of Operations Part 1
This video shows the four parts to the order of operations. The first parts is to perform the operations within the parenthesis. Some examples are shown. The second part is to simplify any numbers that have exponents. Examples are once again shown. The third part is perform multiplication and division in order working from left to right. Many examples are shown. The fourth part is perform addition and subtraction in order working from left to right. Examples are shown. Then they show examples us
More Complicated Order of Operations Example - Khan Academy
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. In an easy, conversational tone, the instructor demonstrates how to solve a more, complicated, longer equation. (05:20)
The History of World War One 1914-1918
The History of World War One 1914-1918. This is a very short video that goes over the major events about the war. Real footage provides insights into the conditions. Good for students about the study this time period.
Set to baroque piano music, this video of still images is an overview of Diego Velazquez' work beginning with his self portrait featuring 20 oil paintings, including one of the Pope and King Philip IV. Velazquez, a Spanish painter during the Baroque period, was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. Many considered him to be the greatest Baroque painter. Perhaps his most significant painting was "Las Meninas" (the 14th painting in the video) which includes reflections seen in mirrors
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 3
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This third chapter gives an explanation of the production process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary. Run time 03:28. This chapter discusses the impact of toxins in productions and their impact on humans
Virtual Knee Surgery
This is an excellent animation that shows what happens when the knee is operated on and provides students with lessons on anatomy and medicine. The link is an interactive site where students walk through the steps for replacing a failing knee joint. No time given, interactive.
Microscopic Images from Inside the Human Body
This student-made project includes various images from the human body. The video could be used with a lesson on microscopic organisms, cells, or with a lesson about the microscope itself. Some of the images include: red blood cells, human hair, purkinje neurons, hair cells in the ear, blood vessels, taste buds, tooth plaque, blood clot, alveoli in the lung, villi in small intestine, egg, sperm, and embryo. The slide show is set to upbeat music. (3:58)
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Introduction to the Xylophone
This video will give you a comprehensive introduction to the xylophone.
Shape and Pattern Rap
A fun shape and pattern rap accompanied by pictures of young children. The rap describes attributes of squares, triangles and rectangles. Examples of patterns in children's clothing and in the classroom are shown.
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Removing Coffee Stains From Carpet
This video explains removal of coffee stains from carpet using a simple vinegar solution. ( 1:46)
How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants. The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks. The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some.