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)
Spelling Strategies - Look, say, Trace, Cover and Check
Various spelling strategies students can use to help the with spelling. Some of the strategies are trace, look, say, and cover. Photo slide show. No narration. Musical background. (1:00)
A video clip on Laodicea which is located in the Lycus River Valley of western Asia Minor, near the influential, ancient cities of Hierapolis and Colossae. A good video to show the history of this area and its people.
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.
Willy, The Worried Worm
This story is written and illustrated by Jacqueline Osburn, and is read by the author's mother. The verse, with adult vocabulary and sentence structure, begins with Mother worm telling Willy how to decide what to do with his life. (9:18)
Science Olympiad Scrambler Brakes
A common event at Science Olympiad competitions is the Scrambler. The Scrambler must be a vehicle designed to use a falling mass to transport an egg a particular distance that students will be informed of only at the time of the event. This video displays a fairly simple braking system that is very beneficial to student success. Run time :20
What Will Happen to the Earth When the Sun Dies?
Our Sun won't last forever. Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth explains the ramifications for our home planet in this "Ask an Astronomer" video. Dr. Brinkworth explores a difficult topic to think about when she talks about what could happen to the earth without the sun. Accompanied by animation.
Severn Suzuki - The Girl Who Silenced the World - 1992 UN Conference (Rio)
Severn Suzuki, at 13 years-old, speaks in front of important world leaders and representatives of many countries. She deals with young people´s worries about our world and its future.
Youth Awareness - Ocean of Plastic Project with Artist Dianna Cohen
Working with American artist and environmentalist, Dianna Cohen, the students of Benjamin Franklin International School Elementary in Barcelona, Spain created a mural out of plastic bags to raise awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.
This piece will be on display at the Museu Agbar de les Aigües in Cornellá del Vallés, Barcelona, from June 8th to 9th 2010.
How to Reclaim Rain Water
This 6:20 tutorial shows how to reclaim rain water to re-use at home. It is mainly a member of Tree People talking about the importance of saving rain water.
Sign Language Phrases: See You Later
In this clip learn how to sign the phrase 'See You Later' using the American Sign Language symbols. Talk with a deaf person in sign language with the basic conversational phrases taught by a signing expert.
This video provides an illustration of the mechanism of actions within the human body. In great detail you will see an animated version of your nucleus. This video clip is not narrated. (1:34)
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.
Garage Band Tutorial: Magic GarageBand, Part 1
This explains what MAGIC is, and how to begin using it. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village. (1:18)
Using a Solar Still: Juice
In this video segment from ZOOM, two cast members repeat an experiment designed to separate fresh water from a liquid solution, this time using colored sugar water in one solar still and orange juice in another. The basic still design they employ traps water vapor that is created when the Sun's heat causes water to evaporate. As the vapor cools, it condenses and trickles down to a collection container. Were they successful in their experiment this time? A final taste test reveals all. This video
Blogs in Plain English
Explains in a simple way what blogs are and why they are such a big deal. The narrator discusses why they are important, what blog posts are, how people can post to a blog. (2:58)
How Wikis Work
A popular, simple explanation of how wikis work. Explains wiki concepts using the example of planning a camping trip. A "paperwork" video. (3:52)
Choosing a Microphone for Podcasting
In this video, I discuss choosing a microphone for your podcast. You can start with a logitec headset which is about $30 and has noise cancellation. You can use your build in mike on your laptop.
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.
How To Create A Podcast
This video will show you how to create and edit a podcast, the tools you will need, how to download Audacity(a free application to create your podcasts), downloading the MP3 encoder, exporting as an MP3 file, how to upload a podcast and submit it to a search engine. A very good and thorough video.