Sesame Street--The Count Counts Once More With Feelings
In the classic Sesame Street video, the Count counts his (five) feelings (frustrating, happy, love, proud, and sad). This is a great resource to introduce and/or review counting and number recognition in the early childhood classroom. (1:43)
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
¿Qué hora es? – Telling Time (part 1)
Using SER and numbers to tell time in Spanish. Learn all of the basics about telling time in Spanish. This video lesson should complement any beginner level text that deals with telling time including all the vocabulary words associated. This is a great resource for ELL students and students learning Spanish. (6:36)
Presidential Fun Facts
The Oval Office has been filled with extraordinary presidents, but did you know about these not-so-famous firsts? This video gives you some fun facts about the Presidents. Information and images are set to music. Run time 01:21.
Confrontations with Native Americans
An excellent video that shows how the Native Americans were squeezed from their lands and forced to fight, flee, or be placed on reservations. Start of Bureau of Indian Affairs explained and how it resulted in moving Natives. Fort Laramie Treaty explained as well. A map of the area would be good for the students to have so students could track the movements.
How Different Forces Affect Aircraft
NASA Connect segment explaining how different forces affect aircraft. The video also explores team work and engineering for conducting research. (04:32)
Namibia Climate and Geography
Located in sub-Saharan Africa, Namibia is a hot, dry, desert-covered country. This video shows some animals and landforms. Fast moving. More of a travel video, but some insights into the geography. (Running Time 1:26)
Rhyming Poems for Children
Narrator reads a book of short poems that rhyme in this video. The book's pictures each page and teaches children about rhyming. Illustrations depict daily life in Sri Lanka. (8:33)
Tarantulas in Nevada
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Brian Wignall talks with a naturalist about tarantulas. Learn some of the physical differences between male and female tarantulas, how tarantulas defend themselves against predators, the technique they use to capture prey that compensates for their poor vision, and why females tend to outlive males.
Earth Hour - March 26, 2011
This Earth Hour 2011: 8.30pm, Saturday 26 March, celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world, and add more to your Earth Hour. From its inception as a single-city initiative -- Sydney, Australia - in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2010 created history as the world's largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 128 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous
In this video from Vegas PBS, host Brian Wignall and two butterfly experts discuss butterfly species commonly found in the Nevada wilderness. Among the topics they talk about are the best time of year to see butterflies in Nevada, the means by which they protect themselves from predators, how weather conditions and daylight affect their flight, their longevity, and the distances some travel to and from their wintering grounds. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:35.
The Hydrologic Cycle
Water continuously travels between Earth's surface and the atmosphere via the hydrologic cycle. Through five main processes — condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff, and evapotranspiration — water is perpetually recycled. In this interactive resource adapted from NASA, explore the steps of the water cycle. This interactive site does not include any audio.
Sesame Street-Kermit & Grover-Opposites-Heavy and Light
In this video Kermit and Grover demonstrate the difference between heavy and light. Kermit picks up a feather, ping-pong ball, and sandwich and Grover picks up a piano, a boulder, and a balloon. The balloon carries Grover away. Great teaching opportunity to introduce a measurement lesson on heavy and light (4:20).
Patterns- Describe, Extend and Predict
Studentslearn how to describe a pattern by telling what will come next- what shape, what size or what color. It sometimes helps to say the pattern to find it.
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.
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.
Biography of James Monroe
This short biography is a spoken narrative (with one still image) of the 5th President of the United States.
John Q. Adams Address the Supreme Count, Part 1
Continuing saga of John Quincy Adams.
Vice-Presidents to 2007
This slideshow of still photos and music accompany the information in this video.
Trace, Color and Create your own Sidewalk Art
This video shows how easy and fun making sidewalk art for kids is. Trace around a person to get an outline. Use different colors of chalk to fill in the outline and add details. (2:51)