Introduction to the body parts for children to learn about head, eyes, nose, ear, mouth, hands, legs, stomach, neck, heart, arm, fingers, thumb, foot, and feet. Run time 13:00.
" My Whole Body Can Move"- A Song About Body Parts
This computer-animated video features a lively song which identifies the basic body parts and describes movements each part can perform, such as clap, tap, wiggle, and march. ( 2:19)
Biography: Mikhail Gorbachev: a Man Who Changed the World
Profile of the former Communist Party leader who stunned the world by beginning a program of liberalization called 'Glasnost', and then presided over the dismantling of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.
Recycling aluminum Cans
This video from Sesame Street Video is for preschoolers about how to recycle aluminum cans. A preschooler explains how some things can be reused and how to recycle. (02:06)
How to Float a Ping Pong Ball in the Air
Learn something new with a simple and whacky experiment! David from
Science Boffins defies the laws of gravity for VideoJug with this ten
second trick, showing you how to float a ping pong ball in the air.
Fire Water Balloon Experiment
Steve Spangler demonstrates a fun experiment that includes a balloon, water, and lit candle. Steve explain how water is a great conductor of heat and does a great job of pulling the heat (from the candle) away from the balloon and into the water. Run time 03:06.
This video describes the differences between the Tamarin and Mandril monkeys.
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
NASA Satellites Capture Growing Oil Spill
NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have captured images of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which began April 20, 2010, with the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. In time lapse, the video reveals a space-based view of the evolution of the oil spill through May 24. The oil slick appears greyish-beige in the image. There is narration. (01:01)
Ms. Latitude and Mr. Longitude
Students often confuse latitude lines and longitude lines. They can remember that the terms are lines on a map, but can't remember which is which. This brief video clip shows a trick that Mrs. Matthews students use to help them remember the difference. They create artwork showing Mr. or Ms. Latitude (with an attitude) and Mr. or Ms. Longitude (with everything long.)
Mobl21 - Introduction
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones introduces the power of mobile learning by using the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 01:03.
Mobl21 - Groups and Users
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to set-up Groups and Users within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 04:18.
Mobl21 - Behind the Scenes of the Mini-module
Take a peek at the making of the videos for the Mobl21 Mini-module by our intrepid 21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones. You'll be amazed at how a home set-up resulted in his great work. Run time 01:00.
The Honey Badger-Perhaps The Most Fearless Animal on Earth
The Guinness Book of World Records have named this species the most fearless animal on earth. Watch this video to see why. Is there anything that this animal does not eat? (03:20) Some scenes may be disturbing for younger viewers.
ASIMO avoids moving obstacles: A Robot Built by Honda
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have given Honda's humanoid robot, ASIMO, has the ability to walk towards a goal position while avoiding obstacles. The robot's work is well worth a student watching and ideal for technology course.
The Social Robot
This 12 minute video is about robots, and robots created with human personality, to make interactions with them easier. They adopt cute faces or realistic faces with human emotions and the video looks at how they might be used in the future. A good starting point for a debate on what the use of robots might be in the future.
This 6:34 video is about the robitic car of the future. It shows such vehicles at the GM Tech Center testing two-wheeled, battery-powered cars called EN-Vs. About five feet long and weighing under 1,100 pounds, the tiny cars don't use up much energy or space. And they're smart: With GPS, theEN-Vs can plan a route to their destination and even talk to each other. A good video to motivate students about robotics.
The Romans were some of the most important innovators in structural design. Of their contributions, the arch and the bridges they built using this elegant shape stand out as the most creative and enduring. In this video segment adapted from Building Big, series host David Macaulay describes the forces and design features that give arches their strength. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:47.
Cracking the Maya Code
The story behind the centuries-long decipherment of ancient Maya hieroglyphs. This is a 52 minute video that goes into detail on how researchers worked to decode these writings.
Redwoods at Redwood Forest
Take a walk with host Jim Welch and naturalist Rudy Mancke in this video segment from NatureScene as they describe the resilience and
longevity of redwood trees. Learn about requirements for redwood growth, methods of reproduction, and the effects of natural fires. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:02.