Fundy Tides - Scotts Bay Timelapse
Ever wonder what it was like living near the highest tides in the world - reaching a rise of up to 50 feet? This time lapse shot at Scots Bay, NS, in the Bay of Fundy shows twelve hours of tide in only 120 seconds. People have often found themselves facing peril when they did not keep an eye on the clock while beach combing. When the tide is rolling in at an average rate of 8 feet of depth per hour it can be a chore just staying ahead of it.
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Kids as Inventors
Think Big is a great child led investigative report. This episode introduces Scott Barnhill who came up with his first invention idea at the age of 9. It talks about kids as inventors as well as how ideas become actual inventions.
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
Anarchy means no rulers - according to this commentary. How would societies be organized under anarchy - people would live in small communities - small councils would decided what needs to be done in the community. (Annoying background noise - but the content may be helpful to understanding the topic) (Amateur video)
Pangolins are mammal's who are covered in scales, making them look like knights in armor-or little tanks. Watch this odd-looking, endangered creature as it forages for food with it's long, sticky tongue. This rare mammal is the exception to the rule, with a scale-like outer covering and no teeth. Run time 01:11
It's got a beak and webbed feet, and it lays eggs. Must be a bird, right? Think again! The platypus is a mammal that doesn't seem to follow all the rules. This short video from National Geographic depicts a platypus. No narration. Video is set to music. Run time 0:30.
Learn Spanish Vocabulary - Animals
In this video you will see 30 Spanish words for animal names. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations and transliterations on the screen.
Spanish Verbs - Group 7
This video teaches a seventh group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
Shark Bites: Color Test
The color yellow attracts sharks the most. Sharks are still attracted to red but not as aggressive towards it as yellow. Black is the least attractive towards sharks. Wearing a particular color can attract sharks.This is the essence of this four minute video that uses film footage of an experiment.
Calendars in the Night Sky
This video explores the use of constellations as a calendar in the night sky. Astronomers have used them in this way for a long time (From "The Universe" series.) Run time 09:48.
Humanitarian Effort of the LDS Church
This movie describes the humanitarian effort of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. You can watch examples of what has been done and why this church believes in service to others. Run time 02:52
History of Ramadan
Ramadan is the most holy time of year for Islam. They show their love to Allah through personal sacrifice and self discipline. In the ninth month of the Islamic year, all Muslims fast for the entire month. This video shows how it is celebrated and where. (3:24)
Ten Strange Holidays
A fun video that can get the students started thinking about possible holidays they might like to have based on what they are studying. Video is fast moving.
Learn about Boxing Day
Boxing Day in this short video. It is celebrated the day after Christmas in many commonwealth countries, and is known for boxing day sales. After the chaotic start the video starts to explain how the name came to be. (0:55)
The Forms Vos y Vosotros
This student-produced video helps explain two of the more rare subject pronouns in Spanish along with their implications for use. Vosotros is used in Spain while Vos is used in certain regions of Latin America. Run time 10:05.
Love Song Parody Using Only First Semester Spanish Words
This parody of love-song music videos uses the most basic and important grammar structures and vocabulary learned in Spanish 1. There are a few errors in pronunciation and the song contains both English and Spanish. Run time 01:42.
Days of the Week
Watch as Teacher Jack teaches about the days of the week through a song.
TPS Greece Trip 2010 Milsten
Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make. Use Vimeo if you want the best tools and highest quality video in the universe. Run time 05:10.
The Rhyme Time Song - Hooked on Phonics
This catchy song tells all about rhyming words. It explains how to know if two words rhyme ("listen to the ending") and presents photos of many pairs of rhyming words. (1:50)