How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks. The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some.
Healing in Ancient Greece
This 1:34 video explains the Greek sanctuaries that
honor Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and how
performing at the theater were ways the Greeks believed improved their health. This would make a good video for explaining how that being able to express yourself is believed to be helpful as well as a good video to show how health was a such concern to the Greeks. Would be a nice contrast/compare to television commercials for health products.
Greece: The Geography and History of Greece
A two minute video that explains how the geography of Greece helped make the country what it is today. There isn't much specific information given, but provides some images that might be of value.
Zachary Taylor and the Mormons
From the documentary "Presidents and Prophets: The Story of America's Presidents and the Latter-day Saints."
Westward Migration: The War of 1812
American westward expansion ceased as the War of 1812 raged between the United States and England. The US invasion of Canada, the blockade by the British and the Battle of New Orleans are reviewed. Not much new here, but the maps help students understand the scale of the war.
How to Edit Your Course Settings in Moodle
Changing Moodle themes, adding weeks or topics to a course, switching between weeks and topics and modifying a course start date. (6:14)
How Do Craters Form?
From Dragonfly TV. Vanessa and Chris are crazy about astronomy! They've even made our own telescopes. While looking at the moon one night they noticed just how many craters there are on the moon and could even see differences in the various craters. The question that have to investigate: How do craters form? They began their investigation by putting a deep layer of flour into a cake pan and sprinkling a thin layer of cocoa over that. They found some marbles to act as meteors and got ready
Knewton.com - Pronoun Reference
This brief video from Knewton discusses pronouns. Clear and easy to understand.
Helen Keller, Part V
This is from the Discovery Channel/Education series and this video is an animated biography of Helen Keller aimed at elementary school children.
Helen Keller, Part VI
This is sixth and final segment from the Discovery Channel/Education series. This video is an animated biography of Helen Keller aimed at elementary school children.
Making Paper Mache with Curious George
The children use newspaper strips, glue, water, and flour to make paper mache bowls. The two teams used two different recipes to make their bowls and then compared the results. The students measured using 1 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup so the art activity could also be used for a measurement unit.
Cow Eye Dissection
This interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium delves into the structure and function of the vertebrate eye. Follow a videotaped dissection of a cow eye and then compare and contrast what you've seen with an interactive diagram of the human eye.
What is the Cardiovascular System?
An animated explanation of the cardiovascular system that might be appropriate for younger viewers as it is animated; however, even older viewers can learn much as there is a great amount of detail in certain parts. Key vocabulary words include: heart, blood vessels, oxygen, carbon dioxide, right atrium, left atrium, ventricle, valve, blood pressure, systolic pressure, and diastolic pressure.Run time 04:27
Heart and Circulatory System Animation
An outstanding, narrated animation of how the heart and pulminary system works. Some key words include: cardiovascular system, pulminary system, oxygen-rich blood, right atrium, pulmonary arteries, tricuspid valve, mitral valve, systole, and diastole. (2:58)
Cardiovascular System Part One
In this video you look at the heart and the circulation of the blood through the body and the heart. Video consists of teacher lecture with a power point presentation on a screen.Run time 09:15.
Science Fiction-Science Fact
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft. Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories. Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned writer, wrote the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The narrator descibes space stations, spaceships, and the influence of Jules Verne's story From
Documentary- Learn about the Maroons of Jamaica, the first slaves to gain their freedom in the New World. Many of their customs can be traced back to the people of Ghana, Africa- their ancestors.
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Rudimentary "puppet show" animation of the darker scenes of Macbeth featuring the three witches. It could be used as a focus before reading one day as it could appeal to a unique learning style. It could also give you ideas for student projects. with sound effects. (2:00)
The Organ of Corti
Situated in the spiral-shaped cochlea of the inner ear is the organ of Corti. Only one inch long if uncoiled, it bears about twenty-five thousand sound receptor cells with hairlike projections arranged in rows on the basilar membrane. Diagrams show detailed structure of the organ of Corti. Grades 5-12. 1 min.