Severe Storms - by StudyJams
Severe storms can really wreak some havoc on the Earth. Thunderstorms bring lightning and strong winds, but tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards can cause even greater destruction. Learn more about severe storms with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Artists Famous Quotes
This is an artistically creative video showcasing different kinds of art along with quotes by well known artists. Small cameos of the artist's work are shown with their quotes. (2:30)
Italian Renaissance Artists
No narration of images of the statue of David that may be offensive to some, this two minute video shows the most famous works of the artists of this time period.
Thomas Cole: Painting the American Landscape
Background of the Hudson River School's founder, Thomas Cole. This is a quality 16 minute video that shows his painting, the places he visited, and how he painted. A great video to show students studying Cole, what he painted, his nature painting, and the Hudson River School.
Sight words 1-25
1st grade sight words 1-25.... read the word before the teacher! Individual words are printed in large, simple, black letters on a colored screen. A few seconds are given before the teacher reads the word on the video. Soft music is playing in the background. The sight words include: for, the, on, and, are, as, that, with, his, in, they, I, is, at, and be. These words are repeated several times within the video. Run time 10:38.
Parts of Speech Song
This is a song about parts of speech that is sung to the tune of a famous pop rock song. It is a non-professional production and the lighting is dark. These are some of the lyrics to the song:
Adverbs win, pronouns lose
Verbs were born to sing the blues
Oh, the sentence never ends,
It goes on and on and on and on.
Adverb clauses, being used incorrectly,
Their subjects, searching for a verb.
Colon issues, places other than your body.
Subtract 2-Digit Numbers
Using tens and ones blocks to model numbers, students will subtract two 2-digit numbers. Begin by subtracting the ones place then the tens place. User clicks through the slides.
Present Value, Part 3
What happens when we change the discount rate? The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration. To begin this tutorial you need to create a new console project. It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant. You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.
The Next Evolution of Man
This amateur video is about evolution as a gradual change to a more complex and better society. The narrator talks about "mind awareness" and "foster presence and stillness in life." This is a scholarly philosophical narration. Mr. Scott discusses the oneness of the world.
Leg Exercises -Hip Abductor
This video shows how to use a machine-from sitting down to setting up the weights. It shouws how to inhale and exhale through the full range of motion. Must have this machine to do the exercises. run time 9:37
Reptiles of the Congaree Swamp
In this video segment from NatureScene, host Jim Welch and naturalist Rudy Mancke come across a broadhead skink, an eastern mud turtle, and a brown water snake, each in its own habitat. They discuss characteristics and behaviors of these animals. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:53.
This short video discusses the two main types of these huge tortoises and show how these animals get water from cacti if there is no water available.
Learn Spanish Online - Cartoon 3
This video has substitles in English and Spanish (and the narration is only in Spanish) and is suitable for intermediate learners. This tutorial features a vintage cartoon.
The Mysterious Okapi
The African Rainforest is filled with all kinds of odd and facinating creatures. The mysterious okapi wasn't discovered until the 20th century! Watch this video to see this rare relative of the giraffe. Run time (01:04)
Gretchen am Spinnrade
This is a video of sheet music (including lyrics) of Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade; includes vocals and piano accompaniment. This would be useful for singers learning this piece. Run time 03:55.
History of God - History of Christianity
This six minute video is a lecture on how the population of he world and the number of different religions have impacted society in the opinion of the speaker. This could be controversial for some.
What's Your Favorite...? - Song
A cool song that kids can rock to while they learn to some basic vocabulary words. The song asks, "What's your favorite color?" with the answers "I like blue. I like green. I like yellow. I like red." The song then asks, "What's your favorite sport?" with the reply of "I like baseball. I like soccer. I like tennis. I like volleyball." The song ends by asking, "What's your favorite food?" with a response of "I like pizza. I like salad. I like hot dogs. I like tacos." Run time 01:47.
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)