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 are Constellations?
In this four-minute video, the viewer will learn what constellations are. Some phrases are present to highlight the narrator's words.
Children's Colors 2
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:
The Color Song
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.
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)
Relative Size of Objects on Maps
Students are taught how to scale and draw simple maps. Maps include bedroom, house, and neighborhood. Teacher shows students how to find their neighborhood in GoogleMaps. Teacher does not have students label the maps.
Los Numeros - Elementary Spanish I
A really basic introduction to numbers in Spanish. Video explains the vocabulary as well as some patterns associated with numbers. Run time 02:25.
From George Washington to Barack Obama
A creative way to display the past presidents. This is a morphing video that takes you through the 44 presidents in four minutes. It does not provide any biographical data. The "morphing" images are set to the musical piece Bolero. (03:58)
Imaging: Digital Imaging Project (Episode 10 of 25)
Episode 10 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial offers a project to familiarize students with Digital Imaging. (2:41)
Basic Math: Lesson 3 - Operations on Numbers -- Part 1
This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on the typical operations done on numbers. These include: absolute value, opposites, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and simple exponents. Order of Operations is covered in detail. I also explain how to use your graphing calculator to help you perform all these operations.
run time 1:12:29
Order of Operations--PEMDAS (Math Slides)
Math slide show on order of operations. Order of operations are a set of rules to tell us the order in which computations should be done. PEMDAS help to remember the order i which operations are done. This slide show has no voice narration and music is playing in the background.
Willy, The Worried Worm
This story is written and illustrated by Jacqueline Osburn, and is read by the author's mother. The verse, with adult vocabulary and sentence structure, begins with Mother worm telling Willy how to decide what to do with his life. (9:18)
Don't Build Your Home, Grow It!
TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and -- wait for it -- meat. Soft cars, jet packs and houses made of meat are all in a day's work for urban designer, architect and TED Fellow Mitchell Joachim. While the concept of these future homes is fascinating and a bit "far out there", the ideas are based on scientific research and the merging of biology and architecture. This video could be used t
Animal conservation - freedom for giraffes - BBC wildlife
In this video they are searching for freedom for Joanna Lumley's giraffes into the African wild. But one giraffe is not for moving! These are records of Lumley's effort toward animal conservation. From the BBC.
Elephant legends - animal conservation - BBC wildlife
Wildlife conservationist Saba Douglas Hamilton introduces you to the Samburu legend of the wild elephant and the human. She is a leading personality in animal conservation in Africa.
What Is Baroque?
Understand the style of baroque art with information from an
art historian, critic and curator in this video clip. Baroque art took place after the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th century as a Catholic counter-reformation to draw people back into the church. (3:30)
Retina's Rods And Cones Team Up For Better Night Sight
Scientists have long believed that the eye uses the retinas rod cells for vision at night and cone cells to see during the day. This video newscast presents new research at The Ohio State University Medical Center showing how rods and cones team up to boost night vision. (1:51)
The Wonder of Water
This is a great overarching series of video introducing the variety of ways water is constantly a part of life. This is a great introductory video to water in any classroom.