Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-It's More Than Schools
It's More Than Schools - It takes the efforts of an entire society to provide an educational system to its citizens. This program helps children understand that learning is a lifelong process and involves much more than the hours spent in school. Wisconsin and its communities make commitments, channel resources, and set aside places for learning to ensure that educational opportunities are available to everyone. In the process, learners can acquire a sense of citizenship and stewardship. <
Help Save the Rainforest | Reading Comprehension | Cause and Effect
This article is about saving the Rain Forest and presents the concept of Cause and Effect. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initially learning the concept. (1:41)
Be Smart, Include Art
The importance of art in your child's education and tips for incorporating art into their learning.
How to Plan an Educational Summer Vacation
Don't settle for another trip to Disney this summer – consider a fun trip full of learning activities for the whole family.
SAT Pronoun Case
This video talks about how to choose the correct pronoun case in the context of the SAT. A chart of subject and object case pronouns are presented. While this is specifically for the SAT, the information provided about pronoun cases is useful for students learning about this subject.
Operations With Complex Fractions
In this video they review, first they divide fractions, multiply fractions, and then use the lowest common denominator. Then the problems get harder, one is a negative number and the other is not. Then they go to a complex fraction, subracting problem divided by another subtraction problem, then solving the problem. They show this concept by solving a few examples. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept.
In this video they discuss what a percent is and how to apply it to a problem. They show a visual representation of how to change a percent into a percent. They also show how to put a percent into decimal form. The rule they explain is "to change a decimal to a percent, move the decimal right two times since we are multiplying by 100." A few examples are shown. Then they move to writing a quantity as a percent. A few examples of this are shown. Video is good quality and good for all students as
¿Cómo es tu familia? (What is your family like?)- Song
This video is an animated Spanish rap song with captions that make learning vocabulary fun and easy. This song is about the family and it repeats the question "Como es tu familia?" and then gives answers naming family members in Spanish. No English translation included.
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs. Part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Distance learning programs are a great supplement to homeschooling because the assignments are graded and a record is kept of the student's work. Find a distance learning program online for a...
So you want to be an architect - Part 3-What does an architect learn?
So you want to be an Architect is a seven part series about the profession of the architect. This is part 3, What does an Architect learn? A great tool for learning about the field of architecture.
What Does an Architect Use?
So you want to be an architect, Part 4. What does an architect use? This is a great introduction to the tools that an architect uses. Anyone interested in learning about the field of architecture should view this video.
This segment of the NASA Sci Files explains how scientists monitor and predict space weather using satellites and other devices. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks
This is a NASA Sci Files segment explaining how scientists measure the power of earthquakes by using the Richter Scale and the Moment Magnitude Scale. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific met
Solar Wind's Effect on Earth
The Sun produces a solar wind — a continuous flow of charged particles — that can affect us on Earth. It can, for example, disrupt communications, navigation systems, and satellites. Solar activity can also cause power outages, such as the extensive Canadian blackout in 1989. In this video segment adapted from NASA, learn about solar storms and their effects on Earth. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:44.
This video explains how to calculate the weight of a horse using Archimedes' Principle. Includes a demonstration with digital scales and an overflow apparatus. The forces acting on hot air balloons, cargo and cruise ships is explained by this principle from the ancient Greeks.
Marine architects and engineers use this basic principle to design floating structures - ships, submarines and oil rigs.
Suitable as a learning resource for an introduction to buoyancy and Archimedes in physi
US Geography (State and Capitals 1)
States and capitals are discussed. The video goes region by region and highlights a state then tells it capital, its nickname, and where the name of the state came from. Great for learning regions, states, and capitals.
50 States Flags
This video shows the flags for all 50 states. Each flag is mentioned in a song and shown. Many students learn the states of the United States by learning a song such as this one. It may be helpful to show the flags of each state and students can sing along with the video.
Small Child Puts Together a United States Puzzle
I loaded this video as a motivation to students who are learning the location of each state. If this tiny little girl can point to the various states on a puzzle, SO CAN YOU! The following quote is from the little girl's mom. "I was amazed the day she put together this whole 84 piece puzzle by herself. Now she's naming the States! I can't keep up with her! " Run time 01:40.
How to Speak Spanish : Using Spanish Greetings to Speak Spanish
Learn how to speak Spanish by knowing how to greet someone in Spanish in this free language video on learning how to speak Spanish.
How to Speak Spanish : How to use Spanish Introductions for Speaking Spanish
Learn how to speak Spanish with topics such as Spanish introductions in this free language video on learning how to speak Spanish.