Digits and Place Value (Part 2)
This video indicates it is for Pre-Algebra, however this would be good for anyone who is reviewing or learning place value. In this video they talk about the expanded form of the number and how to read and write the number. They explain how to break down the number into expanded form, then they write it in expanded form. They do a few examples to help you understand. Then they write the number in expanded form and you have write the number in numerical form. Video is good quality and good
Continental Drift (sv)
A little clay in the hands of a Golden Gate National Parks team goes a long way. Learn about continental drift and faults from this clever piece using clay animation set to music. No narration or explanation. Run time 01:10.
Geological Continental Drift
Covers the continental drift of Earth from hundreds of millions of years ago to hundreds of millions of years into the future. Shows the globe as the Earth's continents move. Images are set to music. No narration. Run time 01:19.
Calculating Compound Interest
Compound Interest is another fundamental investing concept. This video goes through a simple example showing the calculations year to year. Power point style is used to clearly show the process.Provided by http://www.kanjoh.com./
This short film shows how inventors have changed our world. Run time 02:00.
How Do Magnets Attract & Repel?
Magnets can attract and repel by creating fields in which
there will always be movement to reduce the field. Discover how
repelling magnets will force movement towards the center with
information from a science teacher in this video.
Visualization of Einstein's Special Relativity
This video demonstrates the effects of Einstein's special relativity on objects that move at high velocities. It shows a 3-dimensional view containing 2 dimensions of space and one dimension of time. This view is used to demonstrate the difference between classical physics and Einstein's relativity. No audio. Run time 02:30.
Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.
Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
Leg Lifts on Vimeo
This short video demonstrates how to perform a correct leg lift which is a test for abdominal strength. Your fitness goal is to be able to hold this position for 1 minute without breaking form. The video also highlights common mistakes made during this test. Run time 1:18
Dispelling Myths About Bats
This video seeks to dispel the myths about bats being scary animals. It focuses on a bat rescue and rehabilitation center in Mineral Wells, TX. It shows how bats are helpful to our world and why we should care about them. It also gives information on how to 'adopt' a bat to help continue the rescue and rehabilitation of the animals. It is narrated by the woman who runs the Batworld Sanctuary. Run time 06:42.
Sharks and Fishermen
The highly sophisticated sensory system of sharks allows them to locate their prey with remarkable accuracy. Their speed, agility and acute sensory ability leave few predators able or willing to compete with sharks for a potential meal. In this video segment from Nature, sharks sense and pursue a fisherman's catch. Run time 01:11.
A Brief History of Western Expansion
Although the audio and images are somewhat below par, the five minute video does go over the major reasons for expansion. This is best used as a review to help students see what they are going to study.
Native America: Westward Expansion
The Treaty of 1855 forced the American Indians to move to reservations. This video is a slow loader. An overview of the impact of the government on the Native Americans.
The Donner Party
This four minute video gives an explanation of the decision making that results in the infamous Donner Party episode of the Western movement. This could be a little to coarse for some students as the five months of isolation is explained. Teacher preview is a must.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This video has good images and maps. Best used if students have map to see the acquistion for themselves.
A 2:25 video that reviews the causes of the Texas war for independence and the events that resulted ultimately to the surrender of the Mexican leader and the signing of documentation giving Texas independence. Student done. Strange ending.
What is a Planet?
What is a planet? This question has been pondered by many since the early Greeks came up with the word "planetes." Since then the number of "planets" in our solar system has fluctuated, sometimes numbering as high as 15, before it was determined that some were actually asteroids. (07;06)
Origin & Creation: Sun, Solar System, Planets, Life on Earth
This video describes the origin and creation of the sun, solar system, planets and earth.
Counting from 1-20 Rubber Stamps - Sesame Street
This video from "Sesame Street" counts from 1-20 showing each number accompanied by a whimsical rubber stamp image. There is also musical accompaniment as the group of voices count each number.