Kids as Inventors
Think Big is a great child led investigative report. This episode introduces Scott Barnhill who came up with his first invention idea at the age of 9. It talks about kids as inventors as well as how ideas become actual inventions.
The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan - flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on. (02:53)
"Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé
Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" is a four minute video that could be used to get students exercising to the beat of her music or to have the students study the dance moves and copy them. Either way, it is bound to get their attention.
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.
#11 How to learn a new song for any piano, guitar, bass or drum set.
This lesson teaches you how to learn a new song quickly and efficiently. It's EASY to learn a new song with this method. Remember: 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow STOP Now repeat the notes in your mind in the order you played them. (30:08)
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
What are Constellations?
In this four-minute video, the viewer will learn what constellations are. Some phrases are present to highlight the narrator's words.
The verbs saber (to know) and conocer (to know)
This video helps clear up confusion about how to use the verbs saber and conocer. Both mean to know but are not interchangeable. The speaker explains in English and the words are displayed on the screen.
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
Martin Luther King Jr. Leads March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality. (3:10)
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
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.
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Introduction to the Xylophone
This video will give you a comprehensive introduction to the xylophone.
Shape and Pattern Rap
A fun shape and pattern rap accompanied by pictures of young children. The rap describes attributes of squares, triangles and rectangles. Examples of patterns in children's clothing and in the classroom are shown.
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant, was not only a war hero but also a celebrity of his day. Grant was also a West Point graduate in addition to being the youngest president ever elected at the time. This video paints an interesting picture of Grant that students might like to know such as his need for speed.
This video is a recoreding of a speech by President Benjamin Harrison.
With the help of archeologists, get a glimpse of the tragedies of the original Jamestown Fort.