Learn Latin - Nature
In this video, you will learn the latin words that describe different parts of nature and the natural world. While the words are being pronounced clearly in latin, you see the words in english and latin on the screen along with a picture to represent the word.
Meet the Author: featuring David Adler (Cam Jansen Series)
Prolific writer David Adler, author of the Cam Jansen transitional chapter book series, talks about: his childhood, experiences that led him to writing books incorporating mathematics, teaching mathematics, writing techniques that make children keep reading, writing nonfiction biographies. Talking head with subtitles. (9:05)
How To Ace A Job Interview
This 3:40 video explains the steps to prepare for a job interview. The steps include putting the interview into perspective, be clear have questions to ask, and being positive among others. A good primer for students and the steps include doing research.
Foliage and Branches
No sound--just a couple of captions. Watercolor demonstration and painting by Joseph Chiang. Tips from the artist: The table is slightly tilted to allow the downward blending of color, creating foliage like texture. Good paper and paints make a big difference; I use 300 lb Arches paper and Sennelier watercolor; same Arches with different weight also produce a different result. (9:58)
Parkinson's Disease Research
This video looks at current research into treatments for Parkinson's Disease, including genetically modified viruses and stem cell treatments. This video interview explains the hope and challenges that have been encountered. 4:35 min.
Using Eric Carle's FAQ page
This video gives tips on how to interview someone. The teacher uses the FAQ section of Eric Carle's website to help teach this lesson. The techniques could be applied to other FAQ website pages as well. (02:44)
Using Eric Carle's Biography Page
The video gives tips on how to keep students interested while working on an online biography. This video specifically addresses Eric Carle's biography page on the website but the tips could be used for any website. Run time 02:06.
How to Teach Descriptive Writing
Homeschooling Teaching Tips. When teaching descriptive writing, it's helpful to show students how to bring in information through the senses. Teach a student to think about how something smells or feels with help from a writing instuctor and former classroom teacher. (02:04)
Learn about the Nature of Fluids
Learn about the Nature of Fluids - Kitchens are full of fluids you might never have known were there. A fluid can be a liquid, gas, solid, or even plasma. Check out this episode of Food Science, as Dr. Kiki drops some knowledge regarding viscosity and her main man Sir Isaac Newton. Run time 03:49.
Circuits (Part 1)
Introduction to electricity, circuits, current and resistance. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 11:39.
Songbird Habitat Restoration with Drew Lanham
Who would ever think that a landfill could become an important habitat for declining species of songbirds? Drew Lanham is the associate professor of wildlife at Clemson University. Run time 02:05.
How The Eye Functions: Part I -
Video which identifies the main structures of the eye and how they function. Although this is an old video in black and white, the information in good. Grades 7-12. 4:55 min.
Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Watch Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers. In this tutorial, students will learn how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers..
Song for Fractions
A better way to understand fractions through a creative song. Mr Duey performs a live action rap song about fractions. The song teaches about improper fractions, and how to get a percentage from a fraction with visuals of the mathematical computations during the rap. Entertaining while learning for kids.
American History: The Great Compromise
The "Great Compromise" established the two houses of Congress, allowing the Constitution to be signed and this video help explains how this came about. Poor graphics and lacks any indepth insights. Students need to have help understanding the checks and balance system as well.
How Was Color Theory Discovered?
This clip pinpoints the beginning of the study of color from a
successful artist and history teacher. Color theory has been used since the time of cavemen, but Jan and Hubert Van Eyck are responsible for developing modern oil paints in the 16th century.
Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #2: Layers and erosion
This is episode #2 of Blinding you with Science. This series was produced to assists elementary students in understanding science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends discuss how layers are formed in nature and how erosion works. Run time 12:09.
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.