The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
What's Your Favorite...? - Song
A cool song that kids can rock to while they learn to some basic vocabulary words. The song asks, "What's your favorite color?" with the answers "I like blue. I like green. I like yellow. I like red." The song then asks, "What's your favorite sport?" with the reply of "I like baseball. I like soccer. I like tennis. I like volleyball." The song ends by asking, "What's your favorite food?" with a response of "I like pizza. I like salad. I like hot dogs. I like tacos." Run time 01:47.
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
Virtual Knee Surgery
This is an excellent animation that shows what happens when the knee is operated on and provides students with lessons on anatomy and medicine. The link is an interactive site where students walk through the steps for replacing a failing knee joint. No time given, interactive.
Introduction to Using Voice Thread
This tutorial introduces you to the website "Voice Thread." Voice Thread allows you to create an online discussion with your students on a topic, picture, or video. You will learn how to create an account, upload a thread, and make a comment on it.
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
How to Properly Strike a Xylophone
This video will teach you how to properly strike your xylophone with a mallet.
Introduction to the Xylophone
This video will give you a comprehensive introduction to the xylophone.
Shape and Pattern Rap
A fun shape and pattern rap accompanied by pictures of young children. The rap describes attributes of squares, triangles and rectangles. Examples of patterns in children's clothing and in the classroom are shown.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Studies Earth from Space
ESA's GOCE mission is dedicated to measuring the Earth's gravity field and modelling the geoid with unprecedented accuracy and spatial resolution. GOCE is the first in a series of research missions. 2009. Run time 05:55.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s
North Dakota Facts
4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Run time 09:50.
Why Does Water Rise?
This short video shows an experiment where water is drawn up into a container as the oxygen is burned off. The water rises because they're heating up the air inside the beaker. As the heat went out, the air pressure start pushing the water up. the beaker exploded because it had so much force, that it bounced on the table. Run time 03:59.
Hepatitis B Virus Information Video
Video gives overview of the disease, including how it is spread, at risk groups, symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatments. Discusses importance of the liver to the body and how the disease affects the liver. 8:12 min.
Multiplication by Fours & Sixes, Learning the Times Table Stars
This video is a great way to learn the times table and multiplication in a friendly way. Using number circles to create star patterns. Plays with patterns
Diane Sawyer and Elmo Sing About Adding One More
In this amusing Sesame Street clip, Diane Sawyer and her friends sing about adding one more to 2, then 3 and then 4. (3:38)
Properties of Logarithmic Functions - Yay Math
Introduction to and using the properties of logarithmic functions. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3682262730665786723&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org