Animated Explanation of the Immune System
Compares the body to a house or fort in need of military protection. Describes the immune system as soldiers protecting the fort. Shows process and steps and process the body/immune system goes through to protect from the cold virus. Shows the communication between the body and cells to combat illness and may destroy some cells that carry an illness. References how cells can remember a virus to combat it if the body comes into contact with it again.
The Shark's Diet
This short video clip compares the almost boundless diet of the tiger shark to the more discriminating eating habits of the nurse shark. Run time (02:43)
Everyone enjoys a good back scratch now and then, even orcas will take a break to rub their backs on kelp and pebbles. Run time 01:33.
Professional video from National Geographic showing the genetic trait of fainting goats. Shows actual footage of goats fainting. Grades 5-12. 49 sec.
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.(03:58)
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.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
21W.015 Writing and Rhetoric: Writing about Sports (MIT)
"Sports, not religion, is the opiate of the people." So says David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker and a former sportswriter. Many of our heroes are sports heroes, and for many of us, sports were an important part of our childhood years. Sports are big business, even on college campuses, and they are the subject of many classic movies. In this introductory writing class we consider the role of sports in our own lives and explore the cultural meanings of sports in America. Sports have
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. (01:06)
Days of the Week - Clap Clap!) Song Days of the Week Song "DAY-O!" 7 Days in a Week Song Children's Colors 2 The Color Song The Butterfly Colors Song Alphabet Sign-Language Video
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:
This video shows the primary colors and how to spell each color. Students will be engaged by the voice of children their own age. Also the song is simple and can help build associations between the word and the actual color. This is great for a preschool or kindergarten classroom.
This song is designed to teach the colors: red, green, yellow, blue, pink, purple, and orange. The color words are also printed on the screen. Run time 02:27.
In this teacher-created video, students are shown how to show each letter of the alphabet using sign language while the alphabet song is played on piano in background.
Days of the Week Song
"DAY-O!" 7 Days in a Week Song
Children's Colors 2
The Color Song
The Butterfly Colors Song
Alphabet Sign-Language Video