This video displays images of the city of Sydney and the Queensland Outback to the music of Sunrise by Norah Jones. Beautiful images of the Sydney Opera House are shown. ( 3:38)
Adding Different Units of Length
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
Counting from 1 to 999 in Chinese
This video shows how the Chinese counting system is constructed from a simple logical system, which uses just 12 characters (and therefore sounds) to count from 1 to 999. It uses animation to help show the numbers and how they are drawn. Taught in English. Pronunciations of numbers in Chinese. (Length 04:06)
Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
Male birds show off their beauty to attract females - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife
Many birds use elaborate displays to impress and attract a mate. In this clip we observe some of them in action. From the BBC. Narrated by David Attenborough.
How to Feed a Baby Bird
A nice step-by-step method to help save young birds. Many students have seen these birds, but few know how to care for them. Run time 01:34.
Life Of Birds; Meat Eaters
This is a 50-minute BBC documentary on birds that eat meat. This video is suitable for middle school and high school students. 49:16
Anarchy means no rulers - according to this commentary. How would societies be organized under anarchy - people would live in small communities - small councils would decided what needs to be done in the community. (Annoying background noise - but the content may be helpful to understanding the topic) (Amateur video)
Pangolins are mammal's who are covered in scales, making them look like knights in armor-or little tanks. Watch this odd-looking, endangered creature as it forages for food with it's long, sticky tongue. This rare mammal is the exception to the rule, with a scale-like outer covering and no teeth. Run time 01:11
It's got a beak and webbed feet, and it lays eggs. Must be a bird, right? Think again! The platypus is a mammal that doesn't seem to follow all the rules. This short video from National Geographic depicts a platypus. No narration. Video is set to music. Run time 0:30.
Learn Spanish Vocabulary - Animals
In this video you will see 30 Spanish words for animal names. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations and transliterations on the screen.
Spanish Verbs - Group 7
This video teaches a seventh group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
A cute little rhyming song by English Time Kids Song teaching numbers 1-10. You hear the song orally and see the words and numbers on the screen. (2:48)
Nursery Rhymes - Numbers
Learn numbers with pronunciations, pictures from 1 to 10, and word spellings.
Add 'Em Up!
This video features a fun song that helps students count using +1 addition. Unifix cubes (or blocks) are used during the exercise to help students conceptually understand what the numbers looks like when counting up 1 more than the previous number. (3:18)
Astrology - Bill Nye the Science Guy
This video is a brief clip of Bill Nye on Astrology from his show the Eye of Nye. Run time 01:17.
Humanitarian Effort of the LDS Church
This movie describes the humanitarian effort of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. You can watch examples of what has been done and why this church believes in service to others. Run time 02:52
The Forms Vos y Vosotros
This student-produced video helps explain two of the more rare subject pronouns in Spanish along with their implications for use. Vosotros is used in Spain while Vos is used in certain regions of Latin America. Run time 10:05.