Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
The Rise of Dinosaurs
This is an animated documentary of the rise of dinosaurs. The video depicts how the small meat-eating dinosaurs of the Triassic period rise to dominate the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (Lots of violence!)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
The Beauty Bias
How beauty influences attention and expectations in the classroom.
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Initial Consonant J and Short U
Our old friend Sir j returns to Blending Fields, and this time
he's going to crash at high speed into Sir uggle. The resulting
demonstration of skill, we can promise you, will be one you won't soon forget. (You're likely to remember something about the initial
consonant "j," and the sound of short "u," too.)
Between the Lions: Gawain's Word - Blending Sh and Ark
Gawain introduces us to "Sir sh" and Sir "ark", two brave nights
who charge together at high speed to make a word that not only puts
their lives in danger, but also explores the secrets of the "sh" sound
and the "ar sound. Blend on, dudes!
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
How To Differentiate Yourself From the Competition
This short video provides tips for a successful interview by showing you how to distinguish yourself from others applying for the job. Grades 9-12. (1:03)
The Seven Rules of Comma Usage
This slide show lists seven basic rules for comma usage. No examples and the font is a bit difficult to read. (1:13)
How To Use The Two Types of Quotation Marks
A five minute podcast about quotation marks good for all ages. How to use two types of quotation marks and when not to use quotation marks is explained. Several examples are illustrated.
In this animated video Penny demonstrates quotation marks, the punctuation used when a person is quoted word for word. She is interrupted by Dark Marker, who has sent them a clue as to where he is hiding
How to Use Quotation Marks
VideoJug present you with a simple guide on how to properly use
quotation marks in your English writing. This great film will show you
everything you need to know about quotation marks including when and where to use them and use of double or single quotation marks.
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
ACT Bonus Math Content
This video addresses four areas of the ACT that are "one-hit wonders" meaning there are only a few questions on these certain math subjects. The four are: fundamental counting principals, matrices, equation of a circle, and area of a parallelogram. She works through examples for the area of fundamental counting principals before the video ends.
ACT Math Tutoring
A standardized test prep instructor explains what an ACT math tutor will teach. He explains that a math math tutor will focus on the 50 concepts that the test covers, which eliminates a lot of superfluous mathematics material. Using an ACT math tutor will help to hone down specific math and test taking skills.
ACT Test Prep - Science (Overview)
This is the first clip of an eight-video course aimed to help high school students understand the science portion of the ACT test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students tremendously. Run time 10:01.
ACT Test Prep - Science Passage 1
This is intended to help students working on taking the ACT test who have difficulty with the Science portion of the test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students.