How To Play Piano: The Basics - Lesson #1
This video provides a lesson on the basics of playing the piano including an introduction to the piano keys and their names, hand position, and the C major scale. The audio at the beginning and end of the video is difficult to hear, but okay during the main part of the lesson. (24.41)
Sight Reading Exercises for Piano
This video lesson provides an introduction to sight reading and will help with development of "hand-eye" coordination skills. (7:47)
Six Little Ducks
In this video, a librarian sings the song "Six Little Ducks" complete with hand motions. (1:13)
In this video, a librarian sings a song about a watermelon on the vine, complete with matching hand motions. (:38)
Nineteenth Century Banking
Video accompanied by text. "In the early 1800s, the United States government did not print paper money but instead minted gold and silver coins called specie. The value of these coins was determined by the value of the metal in the coins themselves. People wanted a safe place to keep their savings of gold and silver coins, so they stored them in banks, which had strong vaults and other measures of security. The bank would give the depositor a receipt, or banknote, as a claim against the gold or
How to Make a Handprint Valentines Card
Learn how to make a Valentine's Day card with a hand print. Step by step instructions on making a handprint cut-out Valentine's Day card.
Learn How to Make Pasta
Chef Desireé and four kids show how to make pasta from scratch. They demonstrate step by step how to make the pasta together with all the kids participating in making the pasta by hand. This is a simple and fun recipe for kids.
Gray Matter: Leidenfrost Effect
Dipping your hand in liquid nitrogen. This is NOT to be shown to students without a true understanding of the scientific principles involved. Very interesting and shows how liquid nitrogen can be used.
Children's Spelling - Body Parts-5
This children's educational video teaches kids how to spell some
simple words which describe various body parts: hand, head, foot, mouth, face, chest, toe, eye, teeth, nose, hair, ear, leg, knee, arm, neck, heel, chin, cheek, lip. Each word is shown and spelled slowly with a picture to go with it. Lesson page:http://xoax.net/childrens/Spelling5.php
Introduction to Algebra
This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on what is algebra, what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and expressions. The tutor explains the use of proper notation, how to combine like terms, find the negation of an algebraic expression, how to evaluate an expression (by hand and by using your calculator), and finally, there is a VERY detailed section on how to translate English phrases into algebraic expressions.
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer uses a series of probing questions to find out a student's ideas about how rain and wind can break rock. Using a rock and water he asks her to demonstrate and explain her ideas. The segment shows how he probes further when Emily explains her idea about the water being soaked up by the rock, showing how ideas can be drawn out that are not identified in the research literature. His probing begins to
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer probes for the student's ideas of how a rock breaks down. The student suggests wind and rain.
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science: Session 2. The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids,
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer probes to find out if the student thinks atoms in a gas move. The student has the idea that gas atoms move freely but is limited by a model in which there are no boundaries. When presented with the phenomenon of air in a sealed bag, the student says they would stop because of the boundary. The student goes on to reason by use of an analogy that at recess time when you are free to go where ever you
Washing Your Hands
It's really important to know the right way to wash your hands. This video takes hand washing step by step for even the youngest child. English Captions. (1:17)
Physical Education, Teaching Juggling Skills
How to use juggling to improve hand-eye coordination. Juggling is an excellent way to help students concentrate and improve self-esteem.
Run time 2:12
Universe of Real Numbers
Algebra IA explanation of real numbers. You need to use the script on the left hand side of the frame to move the video along. Excellent.
Computer Typing Lessons : Hand & Finger Placement on the Keyboard
Learn proper hand and finger placement on a computer keyboard in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico . English captions. (0:52)
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
1849 California Gold Rush
A social studies class tries their hand at re-enacting what the gold miners did in the 1849 gold rush. (Amateur video)
GI Diary: Battle of Iwo Jima part 2 of 3
The "Iwo Jima - 8 Square Miles of Hell" episode from "WWII: GI Diary"..... This old 1978 TV docu-drama was narrated by Lloyd Bridges and told the stories of real soldiers/sailors/pilots and their first-hand experiences in battle. Archival footage and good background music really made the stories come alive.....about 25 episodes were made. Video converted from really old VHS tape.......... This is the story of the invasion and capture of the island of Iwo Jima in 1945.....part 2 of 3