Homes and Houses
This video is a slide show that presents vocabulary related to homes, houses and buildings. The words are written and and read out twice.
Print Awareness - Becoming Aware of Print
This clip shows how 32-month-old Mira's parents help her become aware of print on the page. (4:11)
What Is Broadcast Journalism?
Broadcast journalism used to be restricted to TV and radio
only, but now the Internet plays an integral role in the field of
broadcasting the news through blogs, videos and station Web sites.
A former TV news anchors explains the the definition of broadcast journalism with insider information in this clip. Words shown on bottom of screen as we see the head shot of the CEO speaking. (1:13)
Web Site Evaluation
Short video shows how to evaluate a web site for quality. It discusses all the important points for evaluating a website for crediability. (1:53)
Evaluating Web Sources with the Library Fairy
Students at St. Kate's learn about evaluating web sources with the beloved Library Fairy. They learn that you need to check how current the page is, who is the authority behind the page, is the page accurate, and to check for bias. (1:55)
This video is in a PowerPoint style. It discusses how to evaluate websites for accuracy. (7:08)
Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial
This tutorial covers how to evaluate websites for credibility. It discusses the differences between the different domains and how to check to get the best information.
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
This animated video with a few live action scenes from Common Craft describes a few simple strategies including the use of quotation marks around phrases and the minus sign to exclude words from results.
Using an Asterisk in Google Search
Explains how the * is used in a Google search as a placeholder. Would be good to show students more advanced searching techniques. Grades 7-12. 2:18 min.
A Video of Molecules
This video shows how various molecules look. For example, water consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
The others are: glucose, sucrose, amylose, stearic acid, oleic, glycerol, trigglyceride, phospholipid, alenine, serine, leucine, phenyaleine, hexapeptide, peroxide, dioxiribose, thymine, atp, dna, amylpectin and cellulose.
Making Molecules with Atoms
Animated video about making molecules with atoms
What are Molecules?
Molecules are made up of two or more atoms, such as hydrogen and oxygen to make water, or sodium and chloride to make salt. Discover how molecules are formed with important facts from a science teacher
How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.
Would you risk your life to ski the perfect powder? In 2008, there were a record number of deaths from avalanches in North America, most of which were caused by the victim or someone in their party. The explore team heads into the stunning backcountry ski areas of the Grand Teton mountains to participate in a "live" avalanche drill, and to see how ski patrol and search and rescue teams save people from being buried alive
Marbury v. Madison
This video is accompanied by text. "John Marshall was a lifelong Federalist dedicated to strengthening the power of the Federal government. He was appointed by John Adams during the last days of his presidency. The Judiciary Act of 1801, one of the final laws passed by Adams and the Federalist-controlled Congress, created sixteen new federal judgeships and other judicial offices. The appointment of these “midnight judges” enraged Republicans who claimed the action defied the will of the peop
What is a Primary Source
Geisel Productions Web Series Defines primary (versus secondary) sources of information. UCSD Social Sciences & Humanities Library http://sshl.ucsd.edu
This video uses the assassination of JFK as examples, including some of the live video and radio footage. May not be suitable for young students.
Visualizing Fractions Manipulative
Using this manipulative you may:
-Divide a whole unit into parts
-Highlight/unhighlight parts of a whole unit
-Relate a fraction to a picture representation
-Check if your representation matches the fraction
-Try another fraction
Equivalent Fractions - A Virtual Manipulative
Using this manipulative you may:
-Change the number of parts that the whole is divided into
-Name an equivalent fraction.
-Check your answer.
There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Secret Agent Coins- Matching Descriptions to Coins
In this animated video, students match descriptions to the coins they describe. The descriptions are the coin worth one cent, twenty-five cents, smallest in size, and picturing Thomas Jefferson. The detective's voice is difficult to understand in parts. ( 2:24)
How to Gather Sources for Essays
How to Gather Sources for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to gather sources for essays in this free educational video on writing essays.