Naming Angles

In this video students learn the definition of an angle, the concept of measurement, and the following vocabulary: side, vertex, ray symbol, angle symbol, protractor, degrees, right angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, and straight angle.  Students are shown these definitions using a diagram and they are discussed.  Good video for instruction and review for any grade level. 


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Learn to Measure things Using NonStandard Units
This musical video is about measurement using non standard unit. No narration in this video, just text instructions. Non standard unit is the glass that being used to measure 1 kg of flour.
A simple example is shown and then questions are asked about how  to find other items that can be measured in the same way.

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Algebra: Solving Linear Equations - Part 2: Applications

[NOTE: This video is only the first 20 minutes of the full lesson, please visit my website to purchase complete version] This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on how to solve typical linear word problems (story problems or applied problems). The tutor shows you how to solve for a specific variable in formulas. He also discusses how to covert a repeating decimal into a fraction (which was skipped in Basic Math: Lesson 6 -"Fractions") and will teach you how to convert uni
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Lesson on Measurement Using Non Standard Units
A lesson in a Grade one class where students measure objects with non-standard units.  The students measure various items in the classroom using non standard unit.  The students review measurement definitions with teacher.

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Compare, Order and Measure Length
Students will learn how to measure objects by counting unifix cubes (non-standard measurement), compare lengths of unifix cube trains and put trains in order.  User clicks through the slides. 

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New Xbox 360 Transformer controller

The new Transformer controller is available today as part of the play and charge kit bundle.  The controller switches from the directional d-pad to the disc.   I have a chat with John Ikeda who is one of the lead designers on the new controller to find out everything you want to know about the history of the d-pad and the new controller.   

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Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods.  2:38 min.
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An Introduction to Natural Gas
Until recently, most natural gas in Canada came from what are referred to as "conventional" sources -- with the gas trapped under relatively high pressure in relatively loose formations which allowed the gas to move freely to the wellhead for production.

In recent years, however, production of natural gas from conventional sources here in Canada has fallen, despite record levels of drilling and completion. With demand for natural gas continuing to grow, additional sources of natura

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ZEN DEN: Power of the Sea
During the summers of 2007 and 2008, year-round Arctic sea ice shrank to its lowest level since satellite records began 30 years ago. Some scientists now predict an ice-free Arctic summer by 2012. As snow and ice levels decline, sea-levels and weather patterns are affected which in turn impact plant, animal, and human life. Run time 02:05.
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Charge - Sixty Symbols
Professor Roger Bowley puts on bit of a magic show in this light-hearted look at electrical charges. Video discusses electric charge, such as static, postive and negative charges. Could be used at all levels of students.  Video is of average quality.  Video would be good for middle elementary, middle and high school students.  This is an interesting video for any student studying electric charge. Run time 05:56.
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How Does the Solar Cycle Affect Earth?
"How does the solar cycle affect Earth?" Axel Korth – Max-Planck-Institut fur Sonnensystemforschung nnensystemforschung. Measurement of sunspots numbered over time (solar maximums and solar minimums). Run time 03:13.
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Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?
Raised in The Bronx, one of New York's most poverty-stricken
boroughs, Sonia Sotomayor has now been elected to the U.S. Supreme Court. An excellent motivator for students at all levels. A two minute video that can be used to remind students that  education that is a stepping stone to success.



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Math Games for Kids-Improve Math Skills

Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows a variety of math games to improve math skills.  There are two levels of play, primary and middle grade.  These card games make learning math facts fun.  The game is for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division practice.  The cards used in the game would be easy to make.  Video is of good quality and the game is a good idea for parents and teachers.
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Nature's Fractal Nature
With carbon dioxide levels around the world rising, a team of American scientists travels to a rain forest in Costa Rica. They employ fractal geometry to analyze how much CO2 the rain forest can absorb. Running time 7:52

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Comparing Adverbs
This lesson explains the three levels of adverbs: positive, comparative, and superlative.  The lesson provides examples of each level.  The video is an excerpt and doesn't go into a great deal of detail.

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Anti-Semitism: A History
An excellent video that goes through the history of the term, the treatment of Jews through the years, and the Jewish culture. Relates to both Christians and Muslims. Needs a word list, map, and could benefit from a timeline. Very well done. Good for most grade levels and is one of the best videos on this topic
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Autism & Pediatric Diseases : Different Types of Autism

Presented by Dr. David Hill. There are many different types of autism, known as the autism spectrum.  The main thing they have in common is that they have trouble communicating with other people.  There are three levels of autism, Asperger's syndrome, difficulty communicating with others, interpreting their intentions or emotions, they tend to go on with subjects that interest them, may have a hard time getting jokes, but can live o
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Intervention Strategies - Early Intervention in Primary Schools
From England: How early intervention strategies in KS1 and KS2 are helping pupils in three school improve their attainment levels in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Very small class, but the ideas are good; use more senses.
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Teaching Social SkillsTo Kids With Autism And Aspergers
Moving piece about one mother's journey to treat her son with
Autism. She started a company, Watch Me Learn, to share her videos.
Very inspirational! As seen on the Glenn Beck Show on CNN. Her teaching videos are now used in schools and therapy centers. They reference the ABLLS-R assessment which is used to evaluate functioning levels of kids with autism. A parent can really make a difference. visit www.watchmelearn.com

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Tyrannosaurus Debt
This School House Rock music video is about the U.S. National Debt. It lyrics explain how debt began in the 1790's when the new government spent $75 million on the Revolutionary War and then continues to explain the different events in our history that have increased the amount of national debt.  This video could be used for various grade levels depending on the lesson. Run time 03:01.

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