Harmonius Hippos and Crocs
They're ferocious predators, but these crocs still fear the hippo. Watch as the croc attacks an impala that is running through the water, nearly pulling it under, until the hippo comes to the rescue in attempts to save the impala from danger. Scenes may be disturbing for younger children. Professional video by National Geographic. Run time 01:56.
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.
Counting to Twenty Tennis Match With Big Bird
Big Bird and Tony Danza take part in a Sesame Street tennis match in. They count from 1-20 as the ball is hit back and forth. Big Bird wins the match after hitting the ball the 20th time. (1:48)
Gretchen am Spinnrade - accompaniment
Gretchen am Spinnrade (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel) is a fun and intricate piece by Schubert. Posted here is the accompaniment only in the original key of D minor. This will be extremely helpful for vocalists learning this piece who wish to practice without a pianist. Run time 03:46.
Find out how we group stars into constellations. This is a student made video.
Backyard Astronomers (Part 4 of 6) Constellations
This is a ten-minute History Channel documentaryabout constellations.
Stars and Constellations
Learn about the constellations and how to locate them in the night sky. (02:34)
What Is A Constellation?
This is a four minute video that does a good job of explaining why we have constellations and their purpose. Compares the constellations and learning about them to studying a map of the world. Teachers may want to stop the video at times so that the students can better understand the patterns.
What are Constellations?
In this four-minute video, the viewer will learn what constellations are. Some phrases are present to highlight the narrator's words.
What Is the Nearest Galaxy to the Milky Way?
This short video is part of the series "Ask the Astronomer." The question proposed is the title isn't as simple to answer as you might think! The Andromeda Spiral Galaxy is one possible answer (it's about 2,000,000 light years away from us). However, there are also several dwarf galaxies which are much closer (as close as 25,000 light years away). Watch this short video for the details. Run time 02:34.
Is it possible for distant galaxies to be moving away from us faster than the speed of light? And if it is would it be possible for us to see them? Surprisingly the answer to both questions is a resounding YES. How is that possible? How can something travel faster than the speed of light? Today we will try and paint an accurate picture of the Universe based on the Lambda-Cold-Dark-Matter model, which is the best cosmological model today. Once we have painted that picture, the answers to our ques
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.
Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday. Learn about what people on the streets of Los Angels, California know about the holiday as they are interviewed about the history of Cinco de Mayo. (Amateur video)
How-to make a Pinata
Need a Pinata for Cinco De Mayo or special occasion? This episode of Decor It Yourself shows you how with some simple house hold materials. You will need the following items to make this pinata: balloon, flour, water, elmers glue, twine, and some old magazines. Run time 03:05.
The Days of the Week (song)
This video will help students learn the naming sequence - of the days in the week. The video repeats the days names several times - for repititious learning in a song.
Days Of The Week Song
It's an English days of the week song. It is a very simple song to learn the days of the week. The name of each day of the week is shown on a colorful background as the singer names the day. Song repeats. (1:06)
Days of the Week - Clap Clap!) Song Days of the Week Song "DAY-O!" 7 Days in a Week Song Children's Colors 2
Practice the days of the week while singing to the tune of The Adams Family theme song. Brightly colored slides show the song lyrics. (:30)
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
Days of the week...Days of the Week...
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
and there's Monday
and there's Wedn
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)
This video goes over the seven days of the week in a different, fun way. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. Each day of the week is shown as it is spoken by the singer. This would be a good teaching resource for young students as they are introduced to the days of the week. It would also be beneficial for special needs students (1:51).
This children's video teaches kids to recognize colors and
generalization using two different example images for each color. The colors red, black, brown silver, gold, white gray, purple, orange, yellow, green, blue, and pink are shown. Lesson page:
Days of the Week Song
"DAY-O!" 7 Days in a Week Song
Children's Colors 2