Discovery Education Video. Thomas Jefferson was one of the Founders of the United States of America. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was the Third President of the United States of America. He advanced America in many ways. He purchased the Louisiana area. He did many great things. This video takes a look at some of those things.
Percent and Decimals
In this video the view is walked through the process of expressing percentages as decimals and expressing decimals as percentages with examples with the Paint Program.
Subtraction Strategies with Regrouping
This is a classroom lesson on some strategies for double digit subtraction where you need to regroup (borrow). There are many variations of these strategies shown step by step on a piece of paper on the screen so that students can choose the best strategy for them.
Subtraction with Regrouping - by StudyJams
To find the difference between two numbers, sometimes you have to regroup, or borrow, from another number. Learn how to subtract using regrouping with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Volume of a Cylinder
The Instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to find the volume of a cylinder. This video gives the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder. It then applies the formula to two cylinders that are already drawn on the screen. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept.
Sesame Street-Kermit & Grover-Opposites-Heavy and Light
In this video Kermit and Grover demonstrate the difference between heavy and light. Kermit picks up a feather, ping-pong ball, and sandwich and Grover picks up a piano, a boulder, and a balloon. The balloon carries Grover away. Great teaching opportunity to introduce a measurement lesson on heavy and light (4:20).
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Something's Missing Frog and Dog
This short animated Sesame Street video focuses on patterns. In the video, there is a simple pattern with dogs and frogs that repeats. One item is left out, and the question "What's missing?" is posed. The missing item is put into position, and then "Nothing's missing!" (:42)
Patterns- Describe, Extend and Predict
Studentslearn how to describe a pattern by telling what will come next- what shape, what size or what color. It sometimes helps to say the pattern to find it.
Easy Way for Putting on a Coat - Crawford the Cat
Before going outside on a cold day, Crawford puts on his coat. He used to have trouble doing this, but not anymore. He has discovered an easy way to get the job done. And it’s fun to do, too! Includes a song to sing. (05:03)
How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants. The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some.
Learn about Ancient Greece
This 1:26 video is about Ancient Greece and how it became one of the most influential cultures, with Athens at its center. The achievements of Ancient Greece include literature, philosophy, fine art, and architecture. The video moves very rapidly and so it best used as an overview of this time period.
The Peloponnesian War
Done in cartoon fashion and very fast paced, this 2:22 long video reviews the history of the Wars and the people who were invovled in it. A good overview or review. Athens' military campaign against the Peloponnesian League that eventually ended the Greek Golden Age, as told by Jeffrey Lewis.
Performance on Vimeo
Physical Performance Interactive Art using music, sound, and light. (3:01)
Performance Art on Vimeo
I wanted to test something in After Effects. It didn't work. I liked this as an alternative though. This performance art uses dance and computer effects for the performance.
Biography of James Monroe
This short biography is a spoken narrative (with one still image) of the 5th President of the United States.
John Q. Adams Address the Supreme Count, Part 1
Continuing saga of John Quincy Adams.
This Brain Pop video discusses some of the life of William Shakespeare. Some key terms include plays, sonnets, history plays, comedies, The Lord Chamberlain's Men, Globe Theater, the pit, groundlings, tragedies, tragicomedies, and romances. It also includes the theme of some of his most famous works. (4:25)
Pierce was virtually handed his presidency, and was well liked by everyone. But soon that would change. Pierce left a legacy as one of the worst presidents in American history. This four minute video goes through some of the twists and turns in his life. This is a dramatic presidency and may be difficult for some children as there are some tramatic events. Kansas Nebraska Act discussed, too.