The Forms Vos y Vosotros
This student-produced video helps explain two of the more rare subject pronouns in Spanish along with their implications for use. Vosotros is used in Spain while Vos is used in certain regions of Latin America. Run time 10:05.
Love Song Parody Using Only First Semester Spanish Words
This parody of love-song music videos uses the most basic and important grammar structures and vocabulary learned in Spanish 1. There are a few errors in pronunciation and the song contains both English and Spanish. Run time 01:42.
Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar. The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
Days of the Week
An English speaker reads the days of the week as the names of the days scroll through on slides. (:25)
Que Hora Es - What Time Is It?
Learn the vocabulary and grammar associated with asking for and giving time in Spanish. You need to already know your numbers 1-30 before working on this lesson. Run time 07:27.
Counting from 10 to 20 (Song)
In this simple song, children hear and see how to count from 10 to 20. Graphical images of the numbers are shown - as the singer sings each number - while the song progresses.
Discovery NASA: Methane in Space
Methane, a building block for life, has been discovered for the first time on a planet 63 light years away from Earth. James Williams researches the implications of the find. This 2:12 video explains what planet was studied and where the search for life outside of Earth may lead.
The Pampas of Europe (Hortobagy) - 1933
About a hundred miles north-east of Budapest lies a great level stretch of land known as the Hortobagy Plain. This 2:23 old video shows it and provides students a look at what life was like prior to the modern era. Using Google to show this land would be of value.
How to Go Green: Earth Day 2009
Watch and learn a few tips on leading a more eco-friendly life. These
tips are from Earth Day 2009. Go Green!
How to Protect Bird Species from Extinction
How to Protect Bird Species from Extinction. Part of the series: Birdwatching for Beginners. Learn about bird conservation to protect bird species from extinction in this free bird watching video. Run time 03:48.
Brain simulation animation
Excellent video that enables students to make choices and even "handle" medical equipment. Students need a word wall or handout to keep track of the medical terms used.
Sociology Main Theories - Functionalism
This video offers information about three very important theories to understand in sociology: functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. However, because this video is a clip from a larger segment, only functionalism is discussed. (01:22)
OPPOSITES or Antonyms
A slide show with photographic and animated images showing opposites. The words are written on the slides. No narration. Nice musical background. (1:07)
Sesame Street-Grover the Elevator Operator-Opposites-Front/Back
This classic Sesame Street video has Grover as an elevator operator. He tries to explain to the people riding in elevator where the front of the elevator is. Cute video to introduce front/back to young students (2:41).
Sesame Street - Kermit Talks About Opposites-Dark & Light
In this video Kermit tries to demonstrate the difference between light and dark using a lamp. Grover comes in and lets the sun light in the darkened room. Kermit explains that the sun is another source of light. In true Grover style, he causes chaos in the dark. This is a good teaching resource for an introductory lesson on opposites. Students will enjoy watching this (2:31).
Explore the unique world of Saturn with this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following key concepts: Saturn in ancient times, Saturn mythology, Saturn through a telescope, Saturn's rings, ring divisions, shepherd moons, Saturn's interior, and Titan. There is a ten question, fill in the blank quiz at the conclusion of the video.
How to Make Side Walk Chalk
This video teaches how to make side walk chalk. Most art stores will have the ingredients that you will need. Narrator demonstrates how to make the chalk with the ingredients. (5:35)
Computer Animated Moon Orbiting Earth
This is a very short video of a computer generated moon and Earth. The video demonstrates how the moon orbits Earth in relation to Earth's equator. This would be helpful to show students how the moon orbits Earth. No audio. Run time 10 seconds.
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
Tombs of Ancient Egypt
The many accomplishments of this land and people and why they built the pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs. How death was what they lived for in some ways.