Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
Similes in 30 seconds or less, this film offers a quick outline of what a simile is as well as how writers use them for effect. (0:42)
It's A METAPHOR!
This video gives examples of common metaphors and tells why authors use them when writing. (1:20)
Examples of Onomotapoeia
This is a short video with examples of what onomatopoeia is, including "zzz" for sleeping, and "bark, bark" for a dog bark. Very entertaining and informative. Minimalist but fun. (2:35)
Onomatopoeia This is an student English project. The slide show talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent. Many examples of onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown. Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)
This is an student English project. The slide show talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent. Many examples of onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown. Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)
A Vision of 21st Century Teachers
This is video is a Technology Motivational Video for teachers. It tries to encourage teachers to be 21st Century Teachers. It shows teachers of different disciplines nonverbally promoting using technology and the the advantage of doing so.Run time 04:31.
The Largest Flower in the World; Titan Arum
In this video, suitable for all grades, David Attenborough looks at one of the largest flowering plant in the world, if not THE largest flowering plant. Wouldn't you think a plant this large would emit a wonderful fragrance? It is sometimes called a Corpse Flower because the smell is that of a rotting corpse.
Changes in Ecosystems - by StudyJams
Ecosystems are constantly going through gradual changes. Sometimes those changes are natural, and sometimes they are caused by humans. Learn more about changes in an ecosystem with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Wild Africa, Part 1/5
This video which has remarkable footage, is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on the land and wildlife of Africa. 9:49
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
How to Generate Wind Power
Wind power is generated by erecting a large tower equipped with propellers that spin when the wind pushes the blades, which are connected to an electric generator. Learn how wind power can be used to generate electricity. (01:54)
How Jet Engines Work
The invention of the jet engine revolutionized air travel and this video shows how it works and why it is successful. Explains a lot of things that might be valuable to students such as why the engines make noise and work. It would help if the students had a printout of the engine and its parts.
Harmonic Motion The music and mathematics of nature. The restoring force and inertia of any stable mechanical system cause objects to execute simple harmonic motion, a phenomenon that repeats itself in perfect time.
The music and mathematics of nature. The restoring force and inertia of any stable mechanical system cause objects to execute simple harmonic motion, a phenomenon that repeats itself in perfect time.
Food Webs - by StudyJams
The food web shows all of the relationships between all of the plants and animals in a community. It also shows how different food chains interact with one another and overlap. Learn more about food webs with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Lateral Bone Landmarks of the Skull
Video uses a diagram to point out and properly pronounce the major features on a side view of the skull. A blank diagram with lines allows students to review the features as practice. Grades 9-12. 1:09 min.
Medical Animation of Walking Skeleton
Short animation of walking skeleton, showing how the bones articulate as the skeleton moves. Color. No sound. Run time :32
Lower Limb Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the bones of the lower leg (tibia, fibula, and foot). Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 5:27 min.
Learn the Skeleton by Singing!
Learn the 13 main bones in the body and in order. This song is by Dr. Jean from her CD called "Kiss your Brain." Suitable for elementary students and up. First the instructor sings, then the students sing, as each bone is highlighted in green in the video.
Human Anatomy - Spine
This is a computer-animated video (02:29) that describes the three sections of the spine and the structure of the spine.
What is your personality like?
This video is about describing a person's character and words that can be used to describe it. You can read the new vocabulary on the screen and the words are used in examples. There are examples of positive and negative adjectives to describe characters and personalities.