One of the Six Pillars of Zeus - Citizenship
Students show examples of good citizenship. An amateur video of students acting as they are Greek gods.
"Do You Know Your Address?" Animated Song
There is colorful animation for the song. The lyrics repeat the question "Do you know...?" first they ask about the number of the house and then about the name of the street. Finally, the last question is, "Do you know your address?" This is a great teaching resource for young learners and/or special education students and would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community and home. (1:52)
Helping Out Around the House Song
Children show how they can help around the house like folding laundry and doing the dishes. Some sign language is shown during the song.
This very short (half-minute) video shows and names various forms of human-made habitations.
English Vocabulary Lessons-Bedroom Objects
This video helps to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is bedroom objects (bed, dresser, closet, etc.). A matching picture is shown as the commentator says the word twice. This is a great resource for our English as Second Language Learners, our youngest learners, and our special education students (1:45).
Wowzies Sing "In Our House"
In this video, young students will learn how many important things are done at our house/home. Some of the lyrics include "when I go to bed, it's in our house, We eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our house, We work, sleep......etc. in our house, When we get up in the morning it is in our house. So much of what we do happens in our house". This is a great teaching resource for young learners and/or special education students and work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community, famil
A Way to Have Good Friends
An amateur video that shows how to be a good friend. A few ways are mentioned and student art is the background.
Sesame Street: "We All Sing the Same Song"
This is a classic Sesame Street song about all types of people from all different places. It promotes unity and harmony in a kid-friendly message. (02:45)
Working Together - Crawford the Cat
Crawford the Cat has a kite, but no string. Then he remembers his friend Harriet has a string collection. By working together, Crawford and Harriet soon have the kite ready to go. They laugh and run and take turns flying the kite. Working together and playing together is fun!
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - credits and song
This clip shows the credits for all the many people involved in this amazingly beautiful television series. While the names scroll across the screen, the actress playing Beatrix Potter is filmed in her home and her town. The scenery is gorgeous, as is the song, "Perfect Day," sung by Miriam Stockley. (4:51)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
This slide show of the classic picture book, read by Peter T. Limey, has some page-turning rustling noise. Narration with Potter's illustrations. (7:33)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Put this video in full-screen mode so students can see the words of Beatrix Potter's story and her illustrations. Narrated by an American male, this can be used as a read-along. (6:03)
Water and Life
This video slide show is accompanied by text: "Water covers more than 75% of the surface of the Earth. While much of it is in the oceans, lakes and rivers also contain a lot of water. Freshwater lakes are home to a vast array of organisms, including frogs and water bugs. Water bugs are sometimes called water skaters or water striders because they can walk across the water's surface. If a water bug can walk across the water, why can't a frog?
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Solids That Float or Sink in Water - Elementary Science
This is a brief computer-animated (01:36) video that discusses the properties of items that float or sink in water. At the end is a table of items that float or sink in water. Some items in the table may not be familiar: a gherkin is a pickle, a lady's finger is a vegetable similar to okra, and a brinjal is an eggplant.
Human Anatomy - Foot
This is a computer-animated video (03:25) that describes how the bones of the foot work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Theo Jansen - Kinetic Sculptor
Theo Jansen is the Dutch creator of what he calls Kinetic Sculptures; where nature and technology meet. Essentially these sculptures are robots powered by the wind. The video was an ad for BMW in 2007 and could be used for various lessons on scientific inquiry, wind power, or engineering. Run time 01:05.
Pascal's Law and Demonstration
This is a short, computer-animated narrated video (02:33) that offers information about Pascal's Law. The video shows two different experiments that demonstrate Pascal's Law. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Airplane
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm are building a model airplane. Airplanes fly high in sky and take you here and there. Pilots know how to control all the gadgets. Flaps are on tails and wings and help move airplane. This is a great teaching resource for an elementary classroom and/or for special education students. This would work in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers. Students will enjoy this video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Space Shuttle
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about space shuttles. A space shuttle is a special plane that only astronauts can fly. Around the world they go working day and night and trying out experiments. They come back to Earth when their work is done. This is a great teaching resource for the elementary classroom and/or for special education students. It would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers. Students will enjoy watching this video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Mailing Letters
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about mailing letters. Make sure you have the right address and don't forget the stamp. Letters can be sent anywhere on the map. Someone who delivers mail is called a postal worker. The mail is sorted in order to reach their destination. This is a great teaching resource for the elementary classroom and/or for special education students. This would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers. Students will enjoy this video. (1:06)