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)
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.
Energy Quest: Interactive Game
A highly entertaining and educational site where the students click on various objects to learn about them and their energy sources. Lots of information, but although the site is designed for younger students, the content is mainly for grades 4 and up.
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.
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.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
North Dakota Facts
4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Quotations
This video from The Electric Company uses a cute rap song to introduce quotation marks. It also emphasizes you must you a comma before using quotation marks (Running Time 0:51).
Quotation Marks and Commas
In this skit by the Electric Company we see examples of how to use quotation marks in dialogue.
This is a video interview of an expert on Hepatitis C. Good explanation of the disease symptoms, progress, and treatment. It is estimated that one in every 10 Americans have Hepatitis C. Known as "a silent killer," many people are unaware they are infected, leaving them vulnerable to liver damage and other health problems. 28:50 min.
Hepatitis C Animation
Short animation showing how Hepatitis C infection takes place. Includes how the infection affects the body. 1:23 min.
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 5 - Complex Numbers and Geometry (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 5 - More numbers and geometry. In this Lecture,we learn about complex numbers, area formulas and the Pythagorean theorem.
How to Teach Piano to Kids: Basic Beats for Children's Piano Lessons Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 09/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
The Giant Redwood Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Science writer Richard Preston (author of The Hot Zone) talks about some of the most enormous living beings on the planet, the giant trees of the US Pacific Northwest - the coast redwood tree. Growing from a tiny seed, they support vast ecosystems -- and are still, largely, a mystery. Run time 19:28.
Count from 1 to 5 in French
Computer animation goes through 1-5 in French several different times and different ways. Content begins at 0:55.
Ocean tides are the rising and falling of the sea due to variations in the gravitational pull of the moon on opposite sides of the Earth. Tides are a type of wave with regular frequencies and periods which echo the motion of the moon. (03:41)
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 3, Part 6
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.