Things That are Pink Learn About Things That Are Brown Making a Film Canister Rocket "Jimmy Jet and His TV Set," poem by Shel Silverstein Mark Twain Biography (1835-1910), part 1 of 5 Author Ann Martin talks about Main Street A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray, by Ann. M. Martin On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (4 of 5) Welcome to North Korea [pt 5/6] Lewis and Clark Animated Movie Head Spin Trick How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3 Bianca Goes Where the Wind Blows Weather Instruments - by StudyJams Graphing Linear Equations Elementary Education : How to Teach Spelling to Children With Dyslexia The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics The First Law of Thermodynamics Thermodynamics (Part 1) - Khan Academy
In this video, young students will learn about the color brown. Various pictures of brown items appear on the screen and are labeled. Some items include hedgehog, monkey, coconut, boots, bottles, etc. This is a good resource to introduce or to review color words in the early childhood classroom. (1:43)
In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two cast members demonstrate what happens when vinegar is added to baking soda inside a container. The resulting chemical reaction produces enough carbon dioxide to launch their paper rocket skyward. Run time 03:23.
This video is a claymation of one of Shel Silverstein's poems about what happened to the boy who did nothing but watch TV. Made in 2004 at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Narrated by Leamon W. Morgan. (3:01)
First part of a narrated biography of Mark Twain, the pseudonym of Samuel Clemens. Includes black-and-white photographs, drawings, and an actor portraying Clemens, in his parlor, talking to the audience: "Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand." (1:15)
New York Times bestselling author Ann M. Martin talks about her newest series Main Street. Main Street came about after the Babysitters Club ended. She was not interested in writing another series. But then gave her the idea to write with a large group of characters. Her favorite thing about writing a series is that when she gets to the end of a book she knows there is always another one, she doesn't have to say good-bye to the characters. Favorite character in Main Street is Flora, because she
This is a teacher-made book trailer for A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin, an Elementary Battle of the Books selection in 09-10. Photographs of dogs, text on screen, piano music. (2:00)
Armstrong Williams continues his interview with Dr. Maya Angelou. She knew she must teach her son. Books became important. "Books represent the gathered information of human beings all over the world since we've been able to write." Armstrong Williams reveals his knowledge of Dr. Angelou's kind acts to people in need. "I am trying to be a Christian.... a representative of my God." Armstrong asks how she has overcome the "-ism of race." First of all, if you don't transcend it,
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
In this animated video, students will learn about the travels of Lewis and Clark. The narrator tells of their expedition as they discover animals, rivers. Good illustrations of maps, forts, rivers, etc. are shown. Lewis and Clark had discovered important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on United States History. Content is appropri
Shows how the mind can play tricks on you when trying to make sense of discrepant events. Video of a man upside down and right side up with mouth and eyes rearranged. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 54 sec.
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (02:30)
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
In this segment from Cyberchase, Bianca gives her niece Mikaela a kite for her birthday. Bianca is determined to find the best place to fly it. To help with their search, Bianca creates a wind gauge that measures how hard the wind blows. After taking wind gauge readings in different spots around the park, they are able to find a spot where the kite soars beautifully. Run time 03:25.
There are many different instruments that can be used to measure the weather. Some of the examples include the thermometer, hygrometer, anemometer, barometer, rain gauge, and wind vane. Learn more about the different weather instruments with this slide show from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Graphing linear equations. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students.
When teaching a child with dyslexia to spell, it's important to understand that these children view words differently from others. Learn about breaking down words into components to help teach spelling with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching spelling to dyslexic children. (01:32)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Describes thermal equilibium (where no heart transfer occurs, between material bodies). This short clip is a sample from a 10 hour dvd course. Run time 8:34.
Describes how an - energy balance - is maintained, between material bodies in a system. This is a sample from a 10 hour DVD course available online. Content still very useful. Run time 09:34.
Salman Khan offers his intuition of how gases generate pressure in a container and why pressure x volume is proportional to the combined kinetic energy of the molecules in the volume. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. (09:49)
Learn About Things That Are Brown
Making a Film Canister Rocket
"Jimmy Jet and His TV Set," poem by Shel Silverstein
Mark Twain Biography (1835-1910), part 1 of 5
Author Ann Martin talks about Main Street
A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray, by Ann. M. Martin
On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (4 of 5)
Welcome to North Korea [pt 5/6]
Lewis and Clark Animated Movie
Head Spin Trick
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
Bianca Goes Where the Wind Blows
Weather Instruments - by StudyJams
Graphing Linear Equations
Elementary Education : How to Teach Spelling to Children With Dyslexia
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics (Part 1) - Khan Academy