Number 1 - Sesame Street
In this video snippet from "Sesame Street", animated dancing numbers sing the song "One" from "A Chorus Line". The number 1 is the "lead dancer/singer", while the other numbers (2-10) serve as the chorus for the song. (1:25)
The Numeral Two
Excellent video for young learners about numeral 2 and how many objects it represents. The video features words and images of 2 objects. The words are big enough to be seen in a pre-school classroom. Some of the vocabulary and imagines are very advanced. There is no sound--just text and images. (5:15)
How To Write in Cursive
This video goes through the basics of writing from holding the pencil to its angle and paper position. "Typically taught during the elementary school years, cursive writing builds on the letter formation of block letters or printing." (The video may start with an ad.) (01:51)
Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one. The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.
Using Literature to Teach Reading
Literature can be used to teach children how to read by involving them in activities that establish positive attitudes towards reading. Discover how literature can help to free a child's imagination so that they can make their own interpretation with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this video on reading.
Read more: Using Literature to Teach Reading: Reading
Basic Economics (pt. 2)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns the marketplace and the exchange of goods and/or money for items available.
Oklahoma Flag and Anthem The Oklahoma state flag honors more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their ancestors. The blue field comes from a flag carried by Choctaw soldiers during the civil war. The center shield is the battle shield of an Osage warrior. It is made of buffalo hide and decorated with eagle feathers. Two symbols of peace lie across the shield. One is the calumet, or peace pipe. The other is an olive branch. Crosses on the shield are Native
The Oklahoma state flag honors more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their ancestors. The blue field comes from a flag carried by Choctaw soldiers during the civil war. The center shield is the battle shield of an Osage warrior. It is made of buffalo hide and decorated with eagle feathers. Two symbols of peace lie across the shield. One is the calumet, or peace pipe. The other is an olive branch. Crosses on the shield are Native
Antarctic species tallied up
New research has found that the Antarctic islands are home to a greater
diversity of species than the Galapagos. Thsi video is a slow loader. Provides a new look at this area that might provide students the opportunity to look at it differently. 01:00 run time
3-D video animation of a normal vaginal birth using a time-lapse effect. Music in background is not necessary. Shows the baby moving through the birth control while simultaneously in another small window it is showing the baby's head moving through the mother's pelvic outlet. Grades 6-12. 47 sec.
Pop, Pop, Pop - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short o words. (1:59)
The Seven Continents
A video using Google Earth to display the seven continents on Earth.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South. (03:02)
In the Night Kitchen
Mickey is in bed when he hears noises. He yells for the noises to stop, tumbles out of bed, loses his clothes and falls right into the night kitchen where the three bakers bake cakes for the morning. The bakers mistake Mickey for milk and mix him with the other cake ingredients. He helps them get the milk to bake the cakes and thereafter we all have cakes in the morning.
Seasons are caused by the changing of the Earth to the Sun in the course of it's annual revolution. Learn more about the seasons in this educational video from dizzo95. The video includes computer animation along with narration. Run time 01:37.
5 Majoy Types of Insects
Scientist have identified 5 major types of insect. This video gives a brief review of each. Learn more about tnsects in this educational video from dizzo95. This video would be a nice review. Run time 01:31.
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!)
An Arctic Freeze (Flow Works)
Check out this beautiful video of ice crystals forming all over FlowWorks, our outdoor water exhibit, during the recent arctic blast. And then notice the flowing water you see right next to it. How can there be non-frozen water when the temperature is below freezing? It isnt because it was melting the temperature was still in the upper twenties when this video was shot. Mr. O explains why some of the water is frozen and some of it is not. (01:07)
How to Use Apostrophes
This lesson excerpt is an introduction to apostrophes. The lesson explains what apostrophes are and introduces 6 different ways to use apostrophes in a sentence. Using apostrophes to make nouns possessive was the one way discussed in depth in this lesson.
The Stars - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This is a fascinating short video that instructs the viewer about the stars and how to identify them. There's an amazing range of color in the stars - from subtle to striking. Here's how to best see distant suns. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Are you annoyed with the way people use their smartphone without regard for friends and family around them? This episode of 5Across deals with our lack of etiquette and how we should balance our need to be connected on our phones with the people around us. (26:21)