Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Animated Music Video-The Lion Sleeps Tonight
lion sleeps tonight (2:38)
The Elephant's Lullaby by Tom Knight
Moving Box Studios and Tom Knight Productions team up to bring you a music video titled The Elephant's Lullaby. Very cute tune and well-made video. The jungle animals try to convince Ellie, the baby elephant, that she needs to go to bed. Young children will enjoy this video. It is a fun teaching resource for a variety of subjects: music class, thematic unit on jungle animals, etc. (04:35)
End of Sentence Punctuation
This video describes the three punctuation marks that can be used to end a sentence. Examples of when to use each type of punctuation mark are given. Ending punctuation is described as a stop sign at the end of a sentence. Different kinds of sentences (imperative, declarative, etc.) are mentioned as well. (03:24)
Social Networking: An Evolution in Communication Media
Most public schools block social networking websites. I put this video together to get a little perspective. It is an attempt to see the forest from the trees. Basically, my thesis is that the internet is a social network and a communication medium. Communication media are only fully used to their potential if it is a two-way medium. Teaching students how to use the internet without letting them publish, blog, tweet, etc. is like teaching them how to read without allowing them to write.
Elephants Lullaby (Danish) 1of 7
This video uses cartoon animation to illustrate the Danish song "Elephants Lullaby". The Danish lyrics are also highlighted at the bottom of the screen. Run time 04:04.
How time dilation works and how it affects you. See the effects on time and traveling near the speed of light... Einstein called these rules the special theory of relativity. Run time 07:39.
Velocity and Time
Unlike Lorentz, Albert Einstein was motivated to perfect the central ideas of physics rather than to explain the Michelson-Morley experiment. The result was a wholly new understanding of the meaning of space and time, including such matters as the transformation of velocities, time dilation, and the twin paradox.
Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Einstein's special theory of relativity states that the same laws of physics hold true in all inertial reference frames and that the speed of light is the same for all observers, even those moving with respect to one another. In this video segment, adapted from NOVA, one of Einstein's thought experiments is re-created to reinforce one consequence of special relativity: that events that are simultaneous to one observer are not to an observer in a different reference frame that is moving with resp
Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained
Einstein's theory of relativity states that light always travels at the same speed, regardless of an individual's frame of reference. Find out why Einstein's theory of relativity is essentially a combination of two theories with help from a science teacher in this video on the theory of relativity. (1:56)
How Google evolved from 'page rank' - a mathematical algorithm. See the idea behind the Master Plan, and its 'Don't be Evil' philosophy. The question of privacy on Google is controversial - and addressed in this video. (3:15)
Spanish Verbs - Group 5
This video teaches a fifth group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
Basic Spanish Vocabulary - Places
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for places that you might go. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
This clip provides an introduction to Spanish Vocabulary. The English words are shown alongside the Spanish words.
In this video you can learn some basic english to spanish translations.
This video will help you learn the letters in the spanish alphabet and how they are pronounced. (2:31)
Likes, Dislikes, and Days of the Week
Increase your conversation power by learning how to express likes and dislikes using the verb "gustar," days of the week, and hobby vocabulary.
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)
On Australia's Ningaloo Reef, tourists can swim with whale sharks. What do the sharks think of this? Researchers deploy the National Geographic Crittercam to study whale shark behavior and the animals' relationship with tourists. Run time 05:38.
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.