Ask Dr. Sharon: Physical and Mental maturity of teenagers
This short video quickly reviews facts about the physical and mental growth of teenagers. Such facts that most girls will start puberty around 9 years of age, and most boys will start around 11 years. By 15, most girls are completely physically mature, as are most boys at nearly 17. However, research has shown that the adolescent brain does not mature at the same rate as the body.The prefrontal (anterior) part of the brain controls reason, emotion, common sense, and judgment, and is not mature u
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
History of Physical Education in the United States
This is a preview of the full length educational documentary. The program traces the history of physical education in the United States. The three minute video goes over how it started and its influence on sports and importance. Run time 3:01
The Five Components of Physical Education
This video describes the importance Physical Education and demonstrates its five components—flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. (3:23)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
This video gives the story of the Aztec power and the story throughout history. Gloria uses pictures as she tells the story of the Aztec and its history.
Periodic Table Rap Song
This two minute video is a rap of the elements on the periodic table. It might help students memorize the elements (in order). Lyrics are provided as well as a picture of the periodic table.
How to Understand the Vocabulary Of Algebra
How to Understand the Vocabulary Of Algebra - In this tutorial you will learn how to understand the vocabulary of algebra. (02:41)
Self-taught Artists: William Hawkins
This 1:16 video is about the self-taught artists William Hawkins, a former slave. It is very brief, but could provide students with motivation to find out more about Hawkins and others who learned by doing such as Grandma Moses.
Grade K-One Baby
This is a short (01:24) 'video book' with simple text on the screen. This story is by Bruce Larkin.
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
This video shows the technology that helps the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop.
Students are introduced to the basics of punctuation through the telling
of Lincoln's life and accomplishments. Students learn the types of
punctuation and when to use them.
The Geography of Western Canada
This video provides information on the Geography of Western Canada.(Amateur video with background music and narration. The music often is louder than the narration.)
The Geography Of Quebec City
This clip takes a look at the mountainous geography of Quebec City. Panoramic view of St. Lawrence River and the city along with information about Quebec City.
Present Value, Part 3
What happens when we change the discount rate? The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
Introduction to Balance Sheets
In this segment, the instructor, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, uses a home purchase to illustrate assets, liabilities, and owner's equity. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
How to Wish a Happy New Year in Korean
This is a three minute video that also uses phonics to help say the words correctly. There are other phrases, too. Goes slowly, but you may have to play this several times for most students.
Spanish Verbs - Group 5
This video teaches a fifth group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
Supernatural (sharks and dolphins)
This is a documentary about the characteristics of sharks and dolphins. The documentary details how the animals are able to hunt and survive in the ocean. Run time 08:17.
Counting Objects to 10
Students help organize ants for a parade. The flag tells how many ants must be placed in the leaf. Students add one ant at a time to get the correct number. The numeral appears over each ant. Student is cued if too many or too few ants are in the leaf. Also reinforces color names.