Learning About the Number Three
Sesame Street muppets sing about the number 3 by counting to 3 and describing sets of 3. Sung by Elmo,Herry Monster,and Prairie Dawn.
Six Soccer Socks
A song about six soccer socks is featured in this very brief, classic Sesame Street video.
Inferences: Knowing text structure
Use inferencing skills to help figure out the progression of ideas and text structure of a narrative. Inference, cause and effect, chronological order, compare and contrast, and many other skills help a reader to better understand a story. This video is led by an educator, and the thought processes are explained clearly.
Hubble Space Telescope - Chapter 9, Pt.1
These are a series of videos produced by the ESA for public distribution about the Hubble Space Telescope. This video is copyright-free material with some restrictions. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (6:48)
Cell Division In Lung Cells
Uses contrast microscopy to visual the process of cell division. Images in black and white with labeling and narration of what is occurring at each step. Grades 7-12. 58 sec.
The Stages of Mitosis
This is a computer-animated clip from Stages of Mitosis, a promotional piece, which begins with a fly-through of cells preparing to undergo mitosis (cell division).
Upon entering a cell we are introduced to various organelles of the inner cell and the key events involved in mitosis.
Relationships Between Literature and Historical Period Using Concept Maps
This sample lesson uses an Inspiration concept map to provide 9-12 grade students a workspace to explain the relationships between literature and historical periods, cultures and society. An example of a concept map is presented in this lesson. While there are attempts to zoom in on individual slides, it is very difficult to read the concept map. The video does describe a good way to help students connect concepts visually through concept maps.
Part 5 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Encouraging children to be creative and helping them enjoy books and writing. The author discusses various types of construction of books. He shows different paper folding techniques that can be used to make books. Part 5 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Using Literature to Teach Reading
Literature can be used to teach children how to read by involving them in activities that establish positive attitudes towards reading. Discover how literature can help to free a child's imagination so that they can make their own interpretation with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this video on reading.
Read more: Using Literature to Teach Reading: Reading
Basic Economics (pt. 2)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns the marketplace and the exchange of goods and/or money for items available.
Basic Economics (pt. 3)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lesson concerns how prices are set and production.
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
Heredity By StudyJams
Heredity is the passing of traits, or features, from parents to offspring through genes. Genes, which are found inside cells, are shared from one generation to the next, passing on all kinds of characteristics like eye color, dimples, freckles, and height. Learn more about heredity with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Atomic Bomb Test
Footage of United States atomic bomb test in 1953
Arthur's First Sleepover Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Arthur's First Sleepover written and illustrated by Marc Brown. Arthur is planning his first sleepover with Buster outside in a tent. Arthur's sister D.W. and all his friends are talking about the UFOs that have been sighted in the area. However, Arthur, Buster, and the Brain don't let the rumors interfere with their plans for a backyard adventure in Arthur's tent. In typical fashion, D.W. waits until the boys quiet down for the night and launches her own "alien" invasion
Arthur's Computer Disaster Read-Aloud (Narrated by Clay Aiken)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Computer Disaster written and illustrated by Marc Brown. The narrator is Clay Aiken. In this Arthur episode, Arthur gets hooked on a game called Deep, Dark Sea. When Mom leaves and asks Arthur not to touch computer, he can't resist. Buster and Arthur grab the mouse at same time and screen goes blank. Arthur fears the worst. Words appear at bottom of screen as the narrator reads. There is a play, stop, forward
Mysteries of Deep Space: Black Holes
Explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. This video discusses the Super Nova, its size, mass, and gravity. Discusses neutron stars size and mass, when the were discovered. The Hubbell Telescope is discussed and how it is used to help scientists. The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory is also discussed. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for students of middle elementary school, middle school and high school.
Black holes are formed when extremely large star dies. When a star dies, it first expands, then contracts. Large stars contract until their atoms collapse, pulling the electrons into the nucleus. The immense strength of the gravitational force of a black hole pulls all nearby matter in, even light (which has mass). (02:28)