If you are happy
In this video children are singing the song and acting it out. (1:07)
How to Choose the Right Bird Feeder
A three minute interview wit Susan Maranhao about using bird feeders to attract birds to your yard and it includes different types of birds as well. Good instructions.
Deborah Gordon Digs Ants
With a dusty backhoe, a handful of Japanese paint markers and a few students in tow, Deborah Gordon digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert in search of keys to understanding complex systems. Deborah has spent years sucking insects from their nests, color-coding their abdomens with paint pens, and monitoring the movements of individual ants within colonies. She specifically discusses the ants life cycle, mating habits, colony size and age, task allocation, network of chambers, forging, and
This is a video featuring the Electric Ray. (01:22) The video is too short and makes you want to know more. The end of the video is an advertisement.
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)
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.
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!
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.
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)
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.
Egyptian Mummy Curse
Was it an ancient curse or mere coincidence that caused the death of
Lord Carnarvon's archaeological team following their discovery of King Tut's grave? This three minute video should be of interest to the student and get them investigating the construction of tombs. Lot's of interesting things happen in this video.
Eric Carle Interview: Brown Bear to Baby Bear
Brown Bear to Baby Bear: Bill Martin Jr. Eric Carle Video interview with German-American illustrator Eric Carle. He talks about his collaboration with Bill Martin Jr. and discusses the "Brown Bear" and "Baby Bear" books they created. We see photographs of his art studio. (3:44)
Eric Carle on The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 40th Anniversary
The 40th anniversary edition of the classic bestselling story written and illustrated by Eric Carle is published when the author is 80 years old. In this short videotaped message, Carle thanks the audience for celebrating his book, and describes how the idea for it began and grew. He lists his artistic methods and tells us how important it is to him to help children with the challenge growing up. The book has been translated in 46 languages.
American Experience: Amelia Earhart
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America's first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination but also for her striking looks and outspoken personality. Three weeks before her 40th birthday Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, and her story became legend. (51:42)
There's a place in Ohio where people live in simpler times. No traffic
jams, limited technology. It's a place where family and place come
first. Our Ohio travels to Holmes County to experience the world's largest Amish community.
The Great American Melting Pot
The Great American Melting Pot - Schoolhouse Rock 03:01 run time
Women's Independence and the Bicycle
Today the bicycle is mainly known as a recreational vehicle and is
enjoyed by people in every corner of the world. But at its outset, this
controversial machine forged roads into society that revolutionized
politics, fashion, and social policy as well as paved the way for the
mechanized world of motion to come. This is a documentary about the bicycle’s coming of age and its tremendous impact on society. It is filled with images of a by-gone era, and the people w
Romeo and Juliet (Act II Scene II)
Romeo's soliloquy as he views Juliet on the balcony. Portrayed in authentic period costumes in the original language. (1:47 min.) Color.