British Democracy (pt. 3)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
Mary had a Little Lamb - Song
This cartoon video contains the classic nursery rhyme - Mary had a Little Lamb - in song form. Animation is low quality. (1:13)
This video is a power point presentation which defines homophones and shows numerous examples with corresponding illustrations. The video concludes with slides which give students practice with using homophones correctly. The video does not include audio, but slides progress slowly giving teacher time to discuss each one. (5:45)
Antonyms Video shows two children who are discussing antonyms. It gives examples of what antonyms are and discusses the definition of antonym. This video is for early elementary students or ESL students. Video is good quality. Good for elementary students.
Video shows two children who are discussing antonyms. It gives examples of what antonyms are and discusses the definition of antonym. This video is for early elementary students or ESL students. Video is good quality. Good for elementary students.
Antonyms or Opposites
Slideshow of common household opposites. For example, one soft chair, a hard chai, then the two chairs are shown together. Words accompany the photos of opposites. (2:11)
Kindergarten Pre-Writing Lesson: Opposite Words
In this video, a teacher models a writing lesson with Kindergarten students using opposite words "thick" and "thin" as a starting point for creating sentences using the words. After practicing stating the sentences out loud, students then write the sentence themselves, writing each letter after watching the teacher write the letter first.
Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
A Vision of 21st Century Teachers
This is video is a Technology Motivational Video for teachers. It tries to encourage teachers to be 21st Century Teachers. It shows teachers of different disciplines nonverbally promoting using technology and the the advantage of doing so.Run time 04:31.
The Largest Flower in the World; Titan Arum
In this video, suitable for all grades, David Attenborough looks at one of the largest flowering plant in the world, if not THE largest flowering plant. Wouldn't you think a plant this large would emit a wonderful fragrance? It is sometimes called a Corpse Flower because the smell is that of a rotting corpse.
The Proton in Chemistry Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
How Jet Engines Work
The invention of the jet engine revolutionized air travel and this video shows how it works and why it is successful. Explains a lot of things that might be valuable to students such as why the engines make noise and work. It would help if the students had a printout of the engine and its parts.
Food Webs - by StudyJams
The food web shows all of the relationships between all of the plants and animals in a community. It also shows how different food chains interact with one another and overlap. Learn more about food webs with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Human Anatomy - Spine
This is a computer-animated video (02:29) that describes the three sections of the spine and the structure of the spine.
What is your personality like?
This video is about describing a person's character and words that can be used to describe it. You can read the new vocabulary on the screen and the words are used in examples. There are examples of positive and negative adjectives to describe characters and personalities.
The Proud Crow
This animated tale shows the story of a proud crow who was not very kind and who finally needs to ask for help to save his life. He finally learns about his own limitations.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
A well-done video animation of the famous Eric Carle book about a caterpillar who eats and eats and then turns into a butterfly. Carle's artwork fill the screen, and a male narrator with a British accent reads the story. Includes music, sound effects. (6:12)
Storm Clouds Forming
This is a video which shows how storms develop.
Ultimate Tsunami - Honolulu Hawaii
This National Geographic segment shows what would happen if a massive landslide should occur from the Big island of Hawaii.
Learn English Through Song Lesson 43 Adjectives With --- hearted
Learn English adjectives with heart through the song, "Heart of Gold" by Boney M. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary,
pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this slide show the lyrics
are shown for "Heart of Gold" with explanations of "heart" adjectives. More songs at: learn-to-speak-english-esl.com. Good quality video appropriate for all students, not just ESL.