Black Holes in the Universe
This is a video talking about black holes and explaining how they came to be and also how they are researched and monitored. (18:48)
This is a spin on the traditional game of using numbers and operations to form an expression equal to a certain number. The game uses dominoes and multiple target numbers.
Short "I " Sound Song - Hooked on Phonics
This short animated cartoon video is a song focusing on the sound of short "i." The song repeats the name of the letter and its sound, while giving 4 examples of words starting with the letter i. (:51)
Rational vs Irrational Numbers
Students learn that the following number sets represent rational numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, fractions, terminating decimals, and repeating decimals. For example, -2, 7, 3/4, 0.0006, and 0.191919... are all rational numbers. However, a decimal that is both non-terminating and non-repeating is an irrational number. For example, 0.12579835781... and 39.779778776775... are irrational numbers. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of t
This well-produced, short and catchy song uses great illlustration and lyrics to explain what a paleontologist does (a scientist who digs up and studies fossils), for elementary age children. (2:58)
Somatic Cell Transfer
Shows how a skin cell nucleus is used to make an embryonic stem cell. 3-D color animation with narration. 54 sec.
Europe and Russia: Population
Part 1 in the Europe and Russia series. This episode examines the relationship between world regional geography and the populations of these nations. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin
How to make an Origami Gift Box Pt 1 - Base
This video gives the step by step directions for creating the base for an origami gift box. The instructions for the lid are on the 2nd video. This is a somewhat complicated project, but the directions are very clear.
Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes? This professional video includes narration. (02:24)
Happy Birthday in German
Learn to Express Birthday Greetings in german by watching this video. You will hear the phrase in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning and intermediate language learners.
Learn German Fruits
Learn terms and expressions for German fruits by watching this video. You will hear the word in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
The Germ Movie
Students at the Kentucky School for the Deaf worked together on a project to stop the spread of germs in their school. The studied how germs were spread and what they could do to reduce the spread. They also made this movie to help other students understand how easy it is to spread germs if you are not careful. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on germs and healthy habits for the elementary classroom and would work well used as a springboard for a discussion on germs. (1:53
How To Identify Soft Tissue Lipoma
Videos shows normal and cancerous fat at both the tissue and microscopic levels. Doctor explains how the cancerous sample is identified. 1:53 min.
SCBWI: Master Class - Creating the Picture Book, with Tomie dePaola
Interview hosted by Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. He is asked, "What is a picture book?" He answers that once the child has had the book read to them, they can remember the story by looking at the pictures. He discusses the visual style of books and how there is not one that works best. He hopes that the things he writes makes children feel good and see things in a different way. He then shows how he illustrates a picture. What single word would he leave as his legacy?
Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life. It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author. (0:54)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
The highest mountain range in the world is far-reaching and holds within it an exceptionally diverse ecology. Coniferous and subtropical forests, wetlands, and montane grasslands are as much a part of this world as the inhospitable, frozen mountaintops that tower above. (50:38)
The Death of Edgar Allan Poe
There are several mysteries surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe. This short A & E documentary attempts to solve them. Interview clips with Jeff Gerome, Curator, Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. (2:24)
In the Night Kitchen
Mickey is in bed when he hears noises. He yells for the noises to stop, tumbles out of bed, loses his clothes and falls right into the night kitchen where the three bakers bake cakes for the morning. The bakers mistake Mickey for milk and mix him with the other cake ingredients. He helps them get the milk to bake the cakes and thereafter we all have cakes in the morning.