Synonyms - Humongous Synonym Song
This song, in the style of old fashioned operettas, talks about the meaning of the word humongous and mentions a number of synonyms (and a few antonyms) for the word. Each word is spelled out on the screen as it is sung in the song. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (1:24)
Homophones - The Adventures of Word Boy Part 1 of 2
This is an animated cartoon video for independent learning by students on the topic of 'Homophones'. The objective of this video is for students to be able to identify homophones and to use homophones in context. Many examples are provided. Worksheet type activities occur in the video that allow children to practice what they have learned.(9:16)
Video discusses homonyms and then students play a game using homonyms. A sentence is made, but rather than using the homonyms they read the sentence with the word "porcupine" where the homonym goes. For example, The sky is porcupine. Everyone stared when I porcupined my nose. Then someone needs to guess the homonym, in this case it is blue/blew. Other examples are given. Good video and good idea of the game played, could be played at home or in th
Homonyms (Version 2)
Another homonym game. Starts with an explanation of what homonyms are and then gives directions for the game. Create a sentence that gives a description of the homonyms. For example; The man in armor rode his horse in the dark. The homonym pair is knight/night. Students can create and play this game at home or at school. Good video and good idea. Good for elementary grade students.
Homonyms (part 3) This slide show is designed to teach primary school students about homonyms. Video starts with the question: "How many meanings are there to the word BANK? Can you explain them?" There are two meanings, one means where you put money and the other is the edge of a river. Then the video suggests a group activity. Video tells students to get into groups of four. Stude
This slide show is designed to teach primary school students about homonyms. Video starts with the question: "How many meanings are there to the word BANK? Can you explain them?" There are two meanings, one means where you put money and the other is the edge of a river. Then the video suggests a group activity. Video tells students to get into groups of four. Stude
Similes and Metaphors
This computer-animated video defines similes and metaphors. The video then distinguishes between the two by writing both a simile and metaphor to describe the same person. ( 3:11)
Land Of The Tiger - Monsoon Forests, Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in the rainforest. 9:50
How Is Math Used in Baseball?
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang discusses statistics using baseball.
Joshua Chapter 15 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 15, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
The Proton in Chemistry Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
Acids are often thought to be harmful, but acids have many important uses in industry. Both strong and weak acids and bases are shown to be found in the natural world and used in our daily lives. Demonstrations explain pH and how it is measured. Five of the top 10 chemicals used in industry are acids and bases.
A Night in the Coral Reef
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores how a coral reef ecosystem changes over the course of a day. When the sun is up, colorful fish and other plant-eating animals are active and dominate the reef. At night, the plant-eaters take shelter and are replaced by nocturnal carnivores, some of which exhibit special adaptations that enable them to successfully hunt in complete darkness. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:49.
The Giant Redwood Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Science writer Richard Preston (author of The Hot Zone) talks about some of the most enormous living beings on the planet, the giant trees of the US Pacific Northwest - the coast redwood tree. Growing from a tiny seed, they support vast ecosystems -- and are still, largely, a mystery. Run time 19:28.
Are fossil fuels a sustainable energy source?
This video ends with a directive to "Go Solar" so it has some obvious bias, but it does a nice job of introducing the idea that fossil fuels have taken a long time (3.8 billion years) to develop, and are being used up at a rapid rate. Run time 01:39
Newton's Laws and Vectors
Using vectors to determine the horizontal acceleration when force is applied at an angle. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Ooze in Science Class
Making ooze in real life is easy! What ingredients and materials are needed to make ooze? Learn in this science video with expert Karen Weisman. This video walks you through the step by step process of making ooze. It is explained clearly, and even has captions to help you out.
Best Amazing Experiment Ever-Liquid in Beaker Making Blob Form
Experiment by google science team in which a liquid is poured into a beaker. It overflows and makes a blob like form (Running Time 0:16).
How to Blow Up a Balloon With Baking Soda & Vinegar
Explanation and demonstration of blowing up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar. Includes an explanation of the chemical reaction (release of CO2) and notes that CO2 is heavier (denser) than air. Closed Caption included at the bottom. Addresses chemical reactions and density. Run time 2:22
Egg Osmosis Lab
Illustrates Osmosis with Eggs, Corn Syrup and Vinegar
What is your personality like?
This video is about describing a person's character and words that can be used to describe it. You can read the new vocabulary on the screen and the words are used in examples. There are examples of positive and negative adjectives to describe characters and personalities.