Beyond Trick or Treating--What is Halloween?
In this professionally-produced video, get tips on how to have your kids challenge themselves in making their own costumes. Parents and kids can make Halloween fun and educational.
Array Model for Multiplication
The instructor uses paper, pen, and colored markers to show how to invert and multiply as one algorithm for multiplying fractions. For upper elementary and middle school students. Demonstrates how to solve multiplication of fractions using arrays (squares) Clear teaching and models. Sound and camera work are average. (2:33)
This video shows how to do an estimation activity with pre-school children. Put items in a ziplock bag and have children estimate the total number of items in the bag. Then have children count the items and see how close the estimate was to the real number. (2:44)
Students learn that a bar graph is a visual way to display and
compare numerical data (such as the population of different southern
states). The bars of a bar graph are drawn in relation to a horizontal
axis and a vertical axis, and a bar graph can have either vertical or
horizontal bars. Students are then asked to create bar graphs using
given data, and answer questions based on given bar graphs.
(10/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Hand Washing for Kids - Crawford the Cat
Crawford, the Cat goes to the table with dirty hands and then leaves to wash them. He demonstrates how to use soap and water and explains the importance of hand washing. He tells you to pretend you are a microscope so you can see the germs on his paws. If you don't have suds and you don't have bubbles your hands are not clean. Run Time(5:04)
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn about concussions—a common type of traumatic brain injury. Hear from Reed Snyderman, a young athlete who describes his personal experience with concussion. In addition, meet Dr. Jam Ghajar, a neurosurgeon and international expert in brain injuries, who explains why concussions are difficult to diagnose and demonstrates a new tool that can help assess brain injury. The portable tool measures disruptions in attention by tracking eye movem
This is one of the most basic starting points of music. The individual note or tone is played and explained. Tone is a sound that occurs at a specific frequency. Notes are the individual keys on the piano; there is a group of two black notes and a group of three black notes. Scales are the combinations of whole and half steps. There are major and minor scales.
Terra Cotta Army Video
Basically a historical travel guide. Good information and great images. Students should have a timeline of Chinese history to understand the age of the army.
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Warren Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986. The Burger Court, not known for activism, was at the center of two highly controversial cases in the 1970s that had a huge impact on the nation: Roe v. Wade and Regents of University of California v. Bakke."
Lost Worlds: The Vikings 3
The History Channel shows us the Lost World of the Vikings and the advances and technology of the Nordic culture.
Special Kids: Numbers and Quantities
This program shows the importance of numbers to children with
autism and other developmental disorders. While encouraging
communication and motor skills, it teaches counting, simple addition and subtraction, as well as the concept of quantities.
Teaching Social SkillsTo Kids With Autism And Aspergers
Moving piece about one mother's journey to treat her son with
Autism. She started a company, Watch Me Learn, to share her videos.
Very inspirational! As seen on the Glenn Beck Show on CNN. Her teaching videos are now used in schools and therapy centers. They reference the ABLLS-R assessment which is used to evaluate functioning levels of kids with autism. A parent can really make a difference. visit www.watchmelearn.com
Financial Crisis Explained: Subprime Mortgage
This video explains the global pool of money and specifically what a subprime mortgage is and how it lead to the financial crisis.(Amateur video that explains things well...and enthusiasm!)
The Bank of the United States (1st and 2nd)
Video accompanied by text. "One area of particular concern among bankers, businessmen, and government leaders was banking on the frontier. Frontier land was cheap, and speculators would buy large tracts expecting the price to go up as settlers entered the region. In order to finance their investments, speculators borrowed as much as they could from “wildcat” banks that sprang up to cater to this demand. These banks were themselves often speculative in nature, being more interested in making
Lincoln and the Black Hawk War
Video discusses the Black Hawk War, Lincoln's part in the war, and additional people who were in the war.
Elephant ABC Song by Peter Weatherall
Sing-a-long with elephants are they practice the letters of the alphabet.
The History of the Apple Tree
The history of the apple tree dates back thousands of years,
beginning in the Nile river valley and throughout Europe and the Middle East. In this clip learn about how apples made it to America with information and tips from a sustainable gardener.
The Language of Mathematics (28): Proofs Involving a Line, Part 2
Clear, straightforward instruction involving how to solve proofs. Instructor uses a small chalkboard for demonstration.
Language of Mathematics II (54): Creating a Large Radicals Problem, Part 3
This video takes place at night, making the writing on the walls of the parking garage more difficult to view. The viewer may want to open this video to 'Full View'. In this video, the instructor continues to explore how to create large problems with radicals.