History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 4 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, We'll
Nietzsche on Hardship 2 of 3 Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton. Nietzsche didn’t think it was enough to suffer, if hardship is all it took then all of us would be happy. The challenge is to respond well to suffering, to create it to make something beautiful. Nietzsche says all lives have failure in them, it is the manner in which failure is met. Nietzsche often wished misfortune on his friends, because he th
Letter "H" Song
In this animated video students will learn that H is a consonant, will learn its sound, will learn H words, and practice writing H and h in the air. Some of the words addressed in this video are heart, hand, hat, head, and horse. Lyrics are repeated several times. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or for special education students. (3:38)
Letter Sounds D Words - Free-Reading
This video is a lesson that focuses on the sound of letter D. The teacher practices the sound of D and asks the students to generate various words that begin with letter D. He makes a list of the words on chart paper. (2:44)
Recognizing Numbers to 1000
The beginning of this video is quite good, as it demonstrates visually and aurally, the numbers with images on one side and abacus beads on the other. As the video proceeds into larger numbers, these images disappear, because it would be difficult on a small screen to depict the number 500. This would have to be done by the teacher. Nevertheless, it's a good video with good sound quality. Each number is said by a female speaker with children repeating the number. (3:36)
Veggie Tales Part 2/5
In this show, Bob the Tomato interviews Abraham and Sarah about how they waited years and years (you know they loved that) for the child promised to them by God. Junior Asparagus joins in as the film crew records the int
Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest
By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems. Willie Smits has devoted his life to saving the forest habitat of orangutans, the "thinkers of the jungle." As towns, farms and wars encroach on native forests, Smits works to save what is left. Run time 20:39.
The Cycle of Forests
Forests go through a natural cycle of fire. Learn more about the cycle of forests and forest fires in this brief, educational video from dizzo95. Run time 0:50.
Judges Chapter 9 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Judges, Chapter 9, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Animal Mothers: Wood Duck Paratroopers
Informative video about the lives of wood duck hatchlings. Shows hatching of the wood duck and their 30 foot leap from the nest to the water on the next day. Run time 02:11
This video from Thinkport explores aspects of the biology and ecology of the seahorse. Unlike most other type of fish in form and behavior, the seahorse is not well understood. One scientist is trying to change that by collecting data on the hippocampus erectus species, which is
native to the Chesapeake Bay. Run time 02:04.
Forces that Shape our Earth
Geologists observe that the forces that shape our Earth are very slow, but ever present. The video will fly you over the rugged terrain and deeply carved canyons of the southwest United States as the narrator discusses the forces that are at work. The video is simply an introduction to the lesson and does not explain any of the forces in detail. Run time 03:06.
Coaster Creator-Promo video
Coaster Creator is a fun, free, online game that allows students to explore kinetic and potential energy. Free registration at jason.org allows teachers to download worksheets that can be used with the video game to help students generate and analyze energy data. This short, promotional clip with music and words could be a nice introduction to a unit on energy. Run time 01:24.
Solar Energy - The Future is Now The future of energy is Solar and Wind. Video is pictures of solar energy farms around the world. Video is set to music and pictures are shown, it is not mentioned where the farms are located. But, it is interesting to see how many solar cells are on a farm. Good video for elementary grade students. Run time 01:39.
The future of energy is Solar and Wind. Video is pictures of solar energy farms around the world. Video is set to music and pictures are shown, it is not mentioned where the farms are located. But, it is interesting to see how many solar cells are on a farm. Good video for elementary grade students. Run time 01:39.
The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media. Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
The coldest, windiest place on Earth holds 60 percent of the fresh water on the planet. Recent expeditions to the Weddell Sea produced more than 700 new species, including giant carnivorous sponges. Produced by National Geographic. Run time 04:28.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Balloons
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about balloons. Helium is a gas that is lighter than air. Hot air balloons fly by hot air. Balloons can't fly forever. This is a good teaching resource for a science lesson on air and/or helium. This would work well to help build background knowledge before doing a science experiment with balloons. Students will enjoy this video (1:06).
Lower Limb Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the bones of the lower leg (tibia, fibula, and foot). Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 5:27 min.
Learn French - French Numbers 20-30
A frog recites the numbers 20 to 30 in French, while giving the viewer enough time to repeat the numbers. Suitable for all new learners to French. (from imagiers.net)
NASA 50th Anniversary Documentary 7 of 9
The space revolution enabled by the Space Shuttle is examined in this video. The human emotions exhibited by Discovery astronauts is discussed. Run 09:12.