Cornerstones: Irish Americans
WGTE Preview: They came for the opportunity. They stayed because they had made a home for themselves and their families. The Irish provided a crucial cornerstone in the building of Toledo. Video is of good quality and good for middle elementary and middle school students.
Miwa Matreyek's Glorious Visions
Using animation, projections and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek performs a gorgeous, meditative piece about inner and outer discovery. Take a quiet 10 minutes and dive in. With music from Anna Oxygen, Mirah, Caroline Lufkin and Mileece. Miwa Matreyek creates performances where real shapes and virtual images trade places, amid layers of animation, video and live bodies. (11:00)
The Two Handed Whistle
Have you ever wanted to imitate the sound of loons or other animals? This is the video to watch if you want to learn how to whistle with two hands. Run time 0:40.
Preschool Kids Songs-Alphabet
Preschool songs & kids songs for circle time to help learn the alphabet.http://www.preschoollearningonline.com/preschoolkidsongs.htmlhttp://www.activityschoolbus.com
This video is an introduction to reflexive pronouns. The lesson presents examples of reflexive pronouns and gives the viewer an opportunity to try and select the correct reflexive pronouns to complete a sentence.
Onomatopoeia are words that describe a sounds. This very short clip shows words that are onomatopoeia along with a song.
This is a video slide show that features hyperbole examples that are shown through words and images. Appropriate for third-graders and older. (01:19)
Amusing introduction to helium
This introduction to the element helium covers its main uses and properties such as being used to fill up small helium balloons and huge helium blimps like the Goodyear blimp, that it cannot be synthesized but can be found naturally, that it is inert and not flammable, etc. Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor. Part of a series called Periodic Table of Videos.
Lithium battery rotating
This is simply a soundless QuickTime video of a lithium battery rotating. Might be useful if you simply want to show what a lithium battery looks like. To move the battery yourself, choose "QuickTimeVR Rotation" and hold down the control key while you click and drag over the picture. May take a little while to load.
Amusing introduction to beryllium
This introduction to the element beryllium (atomic number 4) covers its main uses and properties. It is very toxic, invisible to x-rays, expensive, and used in some high-tech equipment. Those working with beryllium are advised not to lick their fingers. Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor. Part of a series called Author(s):
In this video from WPSU’s Outside, a staff member at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center at Penn State University provides tips on backyard bird feeding during the winter. Topics include the selection, placement, and cleaning of feeders. To attract birds for viewing, and to contribute to their welfare, it is important to understand their needs and behaviors. Placing a bird feeder close to a window will prevent collisions with glass. Offering seeds and suet can provide birds with the energy t
Blue Jay-Identification and Characteristics
This video describes how to identify a Blue Jay as well as the
characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, and diet (Running Time 1:12).
The House Sparrow
This video describes how to identify a House Sparrow as well as the
characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, history, and diet.
How Things Work : How Is Iron Mined?
Iron is generally found near the surface and is mined, in the form of iron oxide, with the use of large machines. Find out how iron is mined from math and science teacher Steve Jones. There are English captions.
Secrets in the Salt
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, take a trip
to an underground salt deposit that formed 250 million years ago to
search for evidence of ancient life. Learn about the formation of the
salt deposit and observe as scientists drill into the salt walls to
retrieve samples. See liquids trapped within the salt that are millions
of years old, and hear from scientists who were stunned to find that
there were fibers of ancient cellulose inside.
Soil Order Song
This teacher-made video has a country music feel and uses humor to create verses that will help students learn the twelve major soil orders along with a few key attributes for each layer. Lyrics are provided on the screen while the instructor plays his guitar and sings. Appropriate for high school age students. Great for musical learners. Key vocabulary words include: alfisol, ultisol, inceptisol, andisol, entisol, aridosol, gellisol, vertisol, oxisol, histosol, mollisol, and spodosols.
Vinny Pukh (Winnie-the-Pooh), Part I
Simple but amusing and well-done Russian cartoon of the famous E. E. Milne story, Winnie-the-Pooh. (This episode is Chapter 1.) This cartoon is very famous in Russia. With subtitles.(10:00)
Using So and Too
This brief lesson tells how to correctly use the words "so" and "too". A variety of examples of sentences using these words are presented. "So" and "too" are used in affirmative statements.
Pendemonium - Apostrophes and Double Negatives part 1
Students learn about apostrophes and double negatives, as well as the Moon, Mars, and Milky Way when they follow the fast-paced adventures of a "pentastic" foursome into space. Seemingly ordinary writing implements named Florentina, Arturo, Buzz, and Penny come to life and try to stop a smelly Dark Marker from taking over the universe by solving clues based on good grammar.
Nanna Know It All Explains Buoyancy
Nanna explains the buoyancy of ocean guiding vessel. She uses raisins and soda water to demonstrate. The Kids Know It movies bring your student on a fun and interactive journey through the world around us. Run time 05:52