Balance Board Shuffle
This teacher-created video shows two students participating in the balance shuffle challenge. In the challenge, one student stands on each end of an eight foot long narrow board placed on the ground. The challenge is to travel to the opposite end and back without falling off. ( :27)
A 2:25 video that reviews the causes of the Texas war for independence and the events that resulted ultimately to the surrender of the Mexican leader and the signing of documentation giving Texas independence. Student done. Strange ending.
Planetary Forces Rap
This music video is a clip from a longer video about Planetary Forces. Some key words in the educational lyrics include: rotation, seasons, eliptical point, relative distance, relative size, and gravity. Run time 01:34.
The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
Tales From Other Worlds
Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter, probe the raging volcano of Io, and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus for the first time.
Learn How to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions, and Proofreading
An Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading - Learn how to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading. Obviously, this video is too short to cover everything in depth, however, it will give the viewer some basics. (01:38)
Touring the Constellation Scorpius
Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich takes you on tour of the constellation Scorpius in this video. He compares Scorpius to other constellations and give you detailed information about the stars that make up Scorpius. Run time 08:33.
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
How the Body Survives G-Forces
How can the human body tolerate the crushing G-force that occurs at high acceleration? This brief video explains how technology helps in these cases.
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Alexnader Graham Bell Documentary
Short documentary of Alexander Graham Bell with photos of him and his family. Run time 02:00
Romeo and Juliet, Part 3 of 3
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic tragedy by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 3 of 3 (6:09)
Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
A student shows how to find the GCF of two numbers
Veterans Day Tribute
This video shows several scenes of soldiers through time. It is a tribute video with no comments, just images. It begins with a quote by JFK. The video does contain live footage of war.
A History of Veterans Day
In a History of the Holidays video, discover the origins of Veterans Day, which is also known as Remembrance Day. Learn how a holiday set to remember World War I, Armistice Day, has grown into a holiday honoring all veterans and peace. This three minute video provides insights into why this holiday serves as a remembrance for those who have served. There is some live war footage. (3:18)
The Nine Planets - Earth
The brief video crams in several facts about the third planet, Earth. This clip is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Run time 01:01.
The Earth, Moon, Sun System
The Earth Moon Sun System. This video shows the orbit of the moon around the earth, the orbit of the earth around the sun, and brings a discussion of their relationships to one another forward.
The Planet Venus
This video gives information about how long a day and year last on Venus, the structure of the planet, gas make up of the atmosphere, and the temperature at the surface of the planet. It then takes a closer look at the surface of the planet. There are awesome pictures and a lot of information that would start or continue a great discussion about this planet. The pictures and video is set to music, there are words to read and there is no voice. Video is of good quali
The Planet Venus
Video about the planet Venus. Video discusses the atmosphere/clouds and surface of the planet. It asks many questions such as why does the sun rise in the west and set in the east, the opposite of Earth, and why does one day last a half a year? These questions are asked, but not answered. This video is a good start to the discussion of Venus. Run time 02:44.
The Deadliest Planet, Venus Surface & Atmosphere
Venus is the deadliest planet in our solar system. Photgraphy and story goes with a probe that was dropped onto the planet. It starts with the details of the atmosphere, then goes to the surface of the planet. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for middle elementary, middle school, and high school students.