ABC's with People Shapes
Learn the letters of the alphabet as people are used to shape each character. The name of each letter is recited as the letter enters the screen. Upper case letters only. Run time 02:07.
Super Why!-Alpha Pigs Pumpkin Game-Alphabet & Halloween
In this PBS animated video Alpha Pigs The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween book, all of the pumpkins have disappeared! Alpha Pig...to the Rescue! With his amazing alphabet tools, Alpha Pig finds the letters in the word pumpkin to make the pumpkins reappear. This is a good teaching companion resource to review alphabet/sound recognition during Halloween time. Content is appropriate for the early childhood classroom, ELL students, and special education students. (3:01)
Precambrian Shields: Discussion of rock types and implications.
Geological exploration team analysing Precambrian rock in Northwest territories, Differences between Archean and Proterozoic rock types, and possible causes. Also, discussed are formation of a variety of ore bodies. From the Planet of Man Series -- Run time 9:51
Division with 1-digit Divisor and 2-digit Dividend With Base 10 Rods
Prof. Robert Berry uses base 10 rods to show the array strategy for division along with the traditional algorithm. Professor Berry is seated at his desk as he demonstrates how to use base 10 rods. Video is very clear and simple. (7:39)
Very poor audio, images are not explained, and there is no background to the interviews.
James Watt and the Steam Engine
This fifteen minute video is about Jame Watt and his life in the 1770s. It slowly shows how a steam engine works with good graphics. It also explains the expansion of the steam engine outside of water pumps and how a random act gave Watt an idea on how to make a more efficient steam engine. Good insights into how Watt felt. There is an advertisement in the middle of the video that should be skipped. A drawing of the steam engine would be of benefit. Of note is his use of horsepower as a measurem
Rosie O'Donnell: How art can draw attention to social issues
Rosie O'Donnell talks to Represent teen writers about how art can draw attention to social issues. (2:21)
Alligator Mating Behavior
Professional video from National Geographic shows male activity to attract a mate. Alligator calls are heard and the water vibrates from the sounds. Grades 7-12. 1:16 min.
Expressing Basic Needs, Wants, Obligation, Possibility and the Future
An intermediate to advanced look at talking about needs and wants in Spanish. Run time 08:51.
The Donner Party
This four minute video gives an explanation of the decision making that results in the infamous Donner Party episode of the Western movement. This could be a little to coarse for some students as the five months of isolation is explained. Teacher preview is a must.
Song to help memorize the books of the New Testament
Seven year old Esli sings a song that helps to learn the names of the books of the New Testament. Simply the girl on screen singing. (0:59)
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
Que Hora Es - What Time Is It?
Learn the vocabulary and grammar associated with asking for and giving time in Spanish. You need to already know your numbers 1-30 before working on this lesson. Run time 07:27.
Ancient Warriors - Sioux
This 25 minute video does an excellent job of showing how the Sioux used the environment and their culture to dominate the plains. Some scenes may be too dramatic for younger students. Shows how the American troop massacred them after the Battle of Little Big Horn.
The train that keeps Mauritania connected - 19 April 08
The West African country of Mauritania is host to one of the longest trains in the world.The train is mainly used to transport iron ore from the mines to ports on the Atlantic Ocean.
Rhyming Poems for Children
Narrator reads a book of short poems that rhyme in this video. The book's pictures each page and teaches children about rhyming. Illustrations depict daily life in Sri Lanka. (8:33)
The Symbols of Kwanzaa
This video clip shows the symbolic candles and foods used for Kwanzaa.
How to Grow Apple Trees
This video shows the basics of growing apple trees. It is mainly about spacing of the trees and growing them in smaller places.
Charlotte Church singing "Ave Maria"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing Ave Maria.
Human Anatomy - Heart Circulatory System
This is a computer-animated video (04:24) that gives an overview of the human circulatory system.