Virtual Hip Replacement Animation
Students must make a variety of decisions and even take part in the operation. It is best if the students have a handout with the many terms used. Very realistic.
Pocahontas Biography, Part IV
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
William Bradford Biography, Part V
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Italian for Kids: Colors
A kid friendly and fun video where a young girl teaches the colors when the bright colors pop up in the background behind her. The words are also written in Italian on the screen.
Learn to Speak Basic Italian
Learn to Speak Basic Italian - Learn some basic words and phrases in Italian. Words and expressions taught include hello, how are you, you're welcome, and more. Run time 01:46.
Disney War Cartoon - All Together
All Together Now is a World War II advertisement for war/treasury bonds. During these years, the Disney Animation Studios was creating educational and training films for the war and the American army.
What is alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
The Senses: Hearing - by StudyJams
The ear is specially designed to change sound waves into signals that the brain can understand, allowing you to hear. That is not all they do, though. Your ears also help you balance. Learn more about your sense of hearing with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
UNA PIETRA SOPRA by Fabrizio Emigli
This video features a song, UNA PIETRA SOPRA, by pop artist Fabrizio Emigli. Emigli also composed the Italian lyrics for songs in Tim Burtion's film CHARLIE and THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY .
Irish Traditional Dance Music by The Tribes Celtic Band
The Tribes Band is from Co. Galway, Ireland. Left to right, and round the back again. They are playing a selection of 3 Irish Traditional Dance Jigs at the Senior Ceilidh Band Contest in 2007.
All About Spain
This video provides information about Spain. It teaches about the the history of Spain and where it is located.(Amateur video of slides, text, and music but no narration)
Simon Schama's Power of Art - Rothko, part 7 of 7
This video is an extensive, well-done BBC documentary about the American painter, Mark Rothko, who is considered an abstract expressionist. Re-enactments of the artist's life as well as close-up still images of his work.
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great.
This video discusses the great leader from Macedonia, especially his roots there.
Holocaust: Dutch Jew Hunters and Anne Frank
The story of how the Dutch were paid to hunt Jews, including Anne Frank and her family, and the policeman who was responsible for so many deaths he couldn't remember. This is a video for older students and is a lesson on the importance of confronting bias and hatred. Have the students read The Diary of Anne Frank first.
How to Make Napkin Decoupage Eggs for Easter
NOTE: Since this project needs scissors, this project requires the aid of an adult to make these decoupaged eggs. Decoupage floral paper napkins onto ceramic eggs to make beautiful blooms for the breakfast table. (01:09)
Pirate Girls Nine
This video podcast is from the They Might Be Giants series. Sock puppets sing a song about counting to nine and sets of nine pirate girls. Ends at 2:09. The second part of the video has the ZYX song in which the alphabet is sung backwards. (4:34 total run time)
Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)