Locating and Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane
This video is a mini lesson with a teacher explaining how to locate and plot points on a coordinate plane to students. It identifies and defines the different parts of the coordinate plane and offers the rules to follow when plotting and locating points.
Kinetic Energy and Work
Animated billiard balls help demonstrate kinetic energy - the energy of motion. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Other key vocabulary words addresses in this video include: work, force, mass, acceleration, newtons, joules, innertia, gravity, movement, speed, distance, and transfer of energy. (04:49)
Vocabulary and Expressions to Talk about Superstition
In this lesson we look at superstition and the actions connected to it. It begins with a definition of "superstition" and the origin of the word. The new vocabulary and expressions are presented using different techniques and the words can be read on the screen.
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.
Bone Stretching -
In China a painful surgical procedure called "bone stretching" can make people taller...but is it worth the risk? In this video, the reasons people choose this elective procedure are discussed. It also explores why this is such a dangerous procedure and how it is done. Grades 9-12. 3:31 min.
SAT Prep: Test 5, Section 9, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 1-6 starting on page 679.
Third Part of the Part 1 of A History of Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Lost Worlds - Braveheart's Scotland 4/5
This is a documentary, which starts at the end of the 13th century (1207), explores the life of William Wallace (Braveheart) and his fight for his country and is suitable for high school students. Documentary features scholarly commentary and computer animation.
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Hand Gestures
This video explains to kids hand gestures when speaking. Public speaking is a great kids activity. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or teaching public speaking.
Tomato Finds Nouns and Verbs
Tomato tries to find the nouns and verbs in sentences.
Finishing Up a Horse Head Sculpture
Learn how to add finishing touches to a clay horse head sculpture in this ceramic art video lesson with expert Jorge Benlloch. English cpations. (1:50)
500 NATIONS (PART 6) - The Other Coast - California
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Organic Chemistry 8
In this video the instructor, 'Chemguy', discusses aromatics...the benzene ring. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.
The Hobbit Radio Adaptation - Part 1
1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'. Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the abridged version.
A bar graph is a graph that compares amounts in each category to
each other using bars. This video will help and explain bar graphs if you've ever been curious or confused about how to read and interpret a bar graph.
This video provides a description of a bar graph. An example of a vertical bar graph is used to explain.
Paris 1900: The Games of the II Olympiad
The Games of the II Olympiad in Paris, France. Video gives a few facts about these games. These Games were held in conjunction with the World’s Fair that year. Also, these Games were the first to include women. Charlotte Cooper (Great Britain Republic) won gold in tennis, becoming the first female Olympic champion. American Alvin Kreenzlein won four gold medals in track and field. The flags of the nations that participated in these O
Displaced Jews-Effects on a family
This clip, from a BBC miniseries, focuses on Jews who escaped the growing threat of Nazism. Living in other countries, like Britain, many later told their children: "The only thing that matters in life is what's inside of you because nobody can take it away." (29:09)
Engineering An Empire - The Aztecs - part 5
'Aztec is a term used to refer to certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who achieved political and military dominance over large parts of Mesoamerica in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries...' (Aztec, Wikipedia, 2009). This History Channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students and is narrated by various scholars.
Conquistadors - The Fall of the Aztecs 1/5
In the decade before the Spanish arrived in Mexico, Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and his people were filled with a sense of foreboding. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.