This segment of the Ocean Odyssey series describes ocean topography and where oil seepage comes from. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to be
Palau Underwater Video
Great underwater pictures from Palau- February 2007
This video shows how forests convert water, earth, and air into clean air. Also shown is the old growth forest in the Northwest of America. This is a good video to show how trees work in the envrionment. Maps of the areas where the rainforest is and the old growth areas might motivate students to create a Skype opportunity with schools in those areas.
Normal Force and Newton's Third Law
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, discusses the normal force counteracting the force of gravity. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:44)
Eureka! Episode 11 - The Inclined Plane
This program demonstrates how an inclined plane allows you to trade increased distance for decreased force. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Take a close look at one of nature's most delicate and fascinating creations... The Snowflake. And yes, it's safe to say that no two snow flakes are the same.
Veggie Tales - Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler prt 4 This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own jui
This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own jui
The Frog Prince Part 3
This is part 3 of 11 of the very cute musical / movie, The Frog Prince, featuring many great actors and actresses from the 1980's.
Keith Haring - POP Artist-A Tribute
This is a video / slideshow showing pictures of Keith Haring and his eye catching pop art that people have grown to know and love.
Giraffe - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cartoon giraffe. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any beginning artist can follow the given steps and be successful. (07:41)
This interactive activity adapted from Indiana University features time-lapse videos that reveal the movement and growth of plants in their pursuit of light. Although plants have no choice about where they are rooted, they do respond to environmental cues in ways that enable them to survive. This interactive site includes five videos using time lapsed photography (no audio) with written explanations. The videos include: seed germination and gravity, light and dark responses, twining vines, pl
Identifying Run-On Sentences
This video explains how to identify run-on sentences. A definition of run on sentences and an example of a run-on sentence are parts of the lesson.
Common French Phrases for Taxis
Learn common French phrases for taking a taxi. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
The Economy During the Civil War
An excellent video that explains the various methods that were used prior to and during the Civil War. A word wall is useful as well as a timeline as there are many facts and events mentioned. The involvement of women is mentioned. The naval blockade impact is also pointed out.
Harry Potter-POA Ch.3 The Knight Bus-part3
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 3: The Knight Bus is read.
Neil Gaiman Talks about The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman talks about the his book, The Graveyard Book. He talks about what what the book is about and what children and adults think about his book.
Letters, Numbers, Shapes, and Colors
This video is designed to teach letter, number, shape, and color recognition and pronunciation to preschool children without overstimulating them. Letters, numbers (1-20), shapes (circle, triangle, square, diamond, pentegon, hexegon, octogon, star, and arrow), and colors are shown a dark screen while the pronunciation is heard in a slow, calm voice. Run time 08:00.
Using Manipulatives to Introduce Patterning
This video demonstrates ways to use manipulatives to teach students about patterning. Any type of manipulative that comes in different colors could be used to work on patterns as described in this lesson. (1:19)
Area of a Trapezoid
This is a student production on how to find the area of a trapezoid. They do a rap about the area of a trapezoid and show examples.
The Emperor Who Made China
This two minute video provides an overview of the First Emperor of China and some of his accomplishments.