Counting to 100 Fast - Number Board
Watch a 100 number board fill up in less than a minute, with dots showing quantity off to the side. The voice is synched with the number board and dots. This may be useful to students working with 100 number boards. (0:58)
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.
How to Locate the North Star
This is a video tutorial for beginning stargazers. In this video, the viewer will learn how to find the North Star. (02:05)
Intro to Humanism: Part 1
Part 1: Defining Humanism, Part 1 of a 6 part series.
Religions of the World - Christianity
A brief overview of Christianity, it's history, demographics, precepts and denominations. Goes very rapidly and is of little use to a student unfamiliar with the religion.
Caillou's Halloween Costume Caillou needs to pick out a Halloween costume. He has so many to pick from, he tries on a variety of costumes and he still can’t decide. Watch this video and see which one he finally picks. Video is of good quality. Video is appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children.
Caillou needs to pick out a Halloween costume. He has so many to pick from, he tries on a variety of costumes and he still can’t decide. Watch this video and see which one he finally picks. Video is of good quality. Video is appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children.
The American Constitution: Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry became a symbol of American independence when he famously declared "give me liberty, or give me death!" This short video deals with Patrick Henry. A forceful presentation.
Shot Heard 'Round the World
A School House Rock American Revolution video that covers the actions that resulted in the Shot Heard 'Round the World and its effect. A three minute video that is fast paced and uses music to help the students retain the information.
Juguemos en el bosque - Song for kids
animated song in Spanish for kids. The song shows a girl playing in the woods and the wolf getting dressed. The wolf names the pieces of clothes he is putting on.
Ser Vs. Estar (Rap Music Video)
This student made music video raps about the differences between Ser and Estar in Spanish. Run time 02:32.
Study Tips On How to Study Spelling
In order to study spelling for a spelling test or for general
knowledge, it can be helpful to read books about commonly misspelled words. The tutor in this video gives several tip on how to study for a spelling test and he explains how to use reference books when studying spelling.
About Spelling Rules
A teacher shows how to improve spelling skills by learning spelling rules, but remember that many rules have exceptions. Basic spelling rules include putting "I" before "E" except after "C," doubling the final consonant in words where the last syllable is stressed and proceeded by a single vowel, and dropping the final "E" when adding a suffix to a word.
Finding Percentages of a Whole Number
The instructor uses a chalkboard to demonstrate how to figure out a percentage of a whole number. He uses a step by step approach by showing that you multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form.
The Machine is Us/ing Us
Explains Web 2.0 in a cool, easy to understand way, in less than 5 minutes.
Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
Adding and subtracting negative numbers can be confusing. Using a number line and some "real world" examples, a math teacher makes it easier to work with negatives. The instructor uses a white board to model examples. Sound quality needs improvement.
Basic Math: Operations on Numbers
Illustrates Absolute Value and Order of Operations. This video is in lecture format with an instructor using a dry erase board. Run time 30:34.
Multiplication Hip Hop to Award Winning Rap Music
Hip hop math for children. This video puts the multiplication table to various rap songs. The phrases are catchy and will remain with children who identify with hip hop.
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin - Dr. Butterwick shares her knowledge and explains how air pollution affects a woman's skin. Video is question/answer format. Run time 01:20.
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 6
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This sixth chapter gives an explanation of the disposal process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
ABC News Report - Earth Day
What is Earth Day and how can you help? Environmental lifestyle expert Danny Seo shares ways to save the planet and how many companies are doing their part. (06:50)