Small Simplest Motor - The Electromagnet
See a small simple motor made out of just a wire, battery, and magnet -- creating mechanical motion. No narration. Does not explain how to make it, just an example of one. Run time 1:50
How an Electric Water Heater Works
An electric water heater is basically a piece of wire that has
a high resistance and that must be kept from coming in direct contact
with water. Find out how silica makes an electric water heater safe with information from a science teacher in this video.
Ch - Phonics - Digraphs
This brief video is an introduction to the ch digraph. Words in the video are: chalk, chain, cheese, chick, chicken, chocolate, cherry, and watch.
BBC: Michael Palin travels in Russia
Michael gets himself involved in the Russian Film industry when he stumbles across a film set.
Tropical Rain Forest Biome
A student project on some of the world's biomes. This is on the tropical rain forest. 6:00
Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist, explores the perceptual illusions that fool our brains. Loads of eye tricks help him prove that not only are we easily fooled, we kind of like it. Seckel explores how eye tricks can reveal the way the brain processes visual information.
How to Paint a Sunrise : Mixing Paints for Oil Painting Sunrise
Use a round brush to add oil paint colors. Use permanent rose and some media and white pigment to get a nice pink color. Mix with palate knife-take the round brush to add a thin layer of pink color. Avoid severe straight lines. English captions. (1:49)
: Water Base Layer in a Seascape Oil Painting
Painting seascapes always requires a water base layer. Be chaotic, hit the canvas hard, don't evenly apply the paint layers. This gives the painting depth. English captions. (2:11)
The World of Chemistry
People dressed up as elements and compounds at a "party" demonstrate chemical attractions, element separations, and explosive reations in a fun way. No narration or explanations. The video is a skit set to music. Run time 01:30.
Cardio Kickboxing Stretches
Stretching is essential before starting a cardio kickboxing workout to prevent injury. Stretch with tips from a kickboxing instructor. Easy to follow along with. 3:21 min.
Protists are eucaryotic organisms with both plant and animal characteristics (contain chlorophyl and have movements). Example of protists shown in the video are amoeba, paramecium, and volvox. Grades 5-12. 27 sec.
How to Draw a Realistic Eye
This is a video of drawing specialist Mark Crilley showing you the step by step process of drawing a realistic eye. As he draws the eye, he talks you through it step by step and doesn't leave out any detail. (10:16)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (8:22)
Drawing Cartoon Flies
Draw a monstrous-looking fly with a hundred eyes! Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Page. English captions. (2:26)
Battle For Stalingrad
A brief history of the Soviet/German battle for the city of Stalingrad. This video shows footage of the final stage of Operation Barbarosa. The German commander of the Sixth Army, General von Paulus, assisted by the Fourth Panzer Army, began it's attack of a small Russian city on the banks of the Volga River. (3:14)
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Magazines Make Great Gifts
In this professionally-produced video, learn why magazines make fun and educational gifts. Spark and College Bound magazine for kids and young adults can provide hours of enjoyment, laughter, and information.
Diving the Belize Barrier Reef
Originally aired on November 17th 2008, Matt Lauer visits the famous Blue Hole of Belize Barrier Reef. Joined by Fabian Costeau. This "Great Blue Hole" fascinated oceanographers for years. The cave found there is truly a magical place(2:15)
Subtracting Decimals with No Place Holder
In this is an easy-to-understand, brief video the instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate how to subtract decimal numbers. Several examples are modeled with emphasis placed on regrouping and lining up the decimals.
Multiplication Facts for the 8s
Set to music, students will have the eight times table memorized in no time. Equations appear one by one on a slide with a black background. Call and response chants for each equation. Repeats several times. (6:23)