Identify and Sort Solid Shapes
Slide show names shapes and describes their characteristics. The off-screen narrator describes how shapes with flat surfaces can slide and shapes with curves can roll.
Sesame Street - I'm Six Years Old Today!
This is a classic Sesame Street video about an excited kid who turns six years old.
The Stock Exchange: An explanation
The NYSE and how it works is what this nine minute video is about. This is a talking head video and requires the teacher to have explained what the exchange does in detail and how to read the stock pages to gain full value.
200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes
A brilliant display of graphics and statistics that shows how many countries of the world have grown in many areas such as technology,income, and health. A real eye-opener as it shows how the world's economy has benefited some countries and not others. Students would benefit by having to do some research on this country to help them better understand the patterns of development. British.
How Money Works
In this video learn how the money in your pocket works.Teacher uses a white board with notes.
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
The Great Empires of Africa, Part 2 of 2
This is a well done student-created video which offers information about the ancient African empires. (03:07)
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
Fact and Opinion
This is a short video with computer animation and computerized voices. The video gives one example of a fact and one example of an opinion.
Living on the Coast
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, offers a glimpse of life in three coastal communities in the United States. The visit begins in Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, specifically in the village of Nanwalek, where people have learned to survive in a harsh environment. Next we travel to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to see how people have always depended on the ocean for whaling and fishing. Finally we go to Moloka‘i in Hawai‘i, where people have learned to respect the
LASIK or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person's dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK surgery is most commonly performed as a cure for myopia (nearsightedness), but can also be used to cure hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism (corneal irregularities). 3-D animation shows how the procedure works. Grades 7-12. 1:18 min.
ACT Test Prep - Science Passage 4
This is intended to help students working on taking the ACT test who have difficulty with the Science portion of the test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students.
Types of Dyslexia
Types of Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Types of dyslexia include phonological dyslexia, orthographic dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia, all of which present difficulties in different areas of speech and reading. (2:18)
Is Dyslexia Hereditary?
Is Dyslexia Hereditary?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is hereditary when it is a developmental type of dyslexia, as opposed to the acquired type of dyslexia that people can experience after an accident. (1:02)
Is Dyslexia Inherited?
Is Dyslexia Inherited?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is inherited from parent to child when it is a developmental type of dyslexia, as opposed to the acquired type of dyslexia that people can experience after an accident. (1:01)
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia affects the development of the left temporal lobe in the brain that controls language, which lies just behind the ear. Find out how the brain develops with dyslexia from a recognized. (1:13)
Basic Information on Dyslexia
Basic Information on Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects language, speech, grammar and memory, manifesting as early as the ages of 3-5 years old. (2:13)
Preventing Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Preventing dyslexia is impossible, as it is caused by a mutated gene affecting the development of the left temporal lobe of the brain, but early treatment helps reduce the impact of dyslexia in some. (1:48)
Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller
Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 2/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.