Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers use the "creature power" of the walrus and the polar bear to help the cubs find their mommas and rescue them from the evil Zach. Students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about these two fascinating creatures. At the end of the video there is real footage of walruses with an emphasis on the importance of flippers. Legs are for lands and flippers for water-Every creature has special features.This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on t
Learn About William Shakespeare's Retirement
William Shakespeare's Retirement - Learn about William Shakespeare's retirement in his later years. (06:48)
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
How to Write a College Paper: The Revision Process
This video explains how to revise your college paper, whether it's for a thesis, essay, or story. (2:01)
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "In the seventeenth century, philosopher John Locke wrote about natural law, which gives individuals rights that are part of the natural order of life rather than assigned by a ruler. Thomas Jefferson incorporated this concept into the Declaration of Independence in an attempt to point out the abuses made by the British government and prevent similar offenses from occurring in an independent America. Jefferson
Basics of Choreographing with Music
In this free video clip, learn how to choreograph hip hop dances. With Bulletyme's advice, you can start dancing to hip hop today! Learn how to pick and understand music. Get tips for finding the beat in hip hop. Bulletyme shows you beginning steps to hip hop. Learn how to move your head, chest, hips, legs, and feet to hip hop beats. Also, learn how to groove to a hip hop beat. Finally, Bulletyme shows you how to put together choreographed beats. So, what you waiting for? Start hip-hop dancing t
How to use Skype in the Classroom
I guide to setting up the account, ways to use it, cavets, and recommendations for using Skype in the classroom. A good beginners guide.
SKYPE Setting up your microphone
- How to setup you microphone
- Testing your microphone
- Test audio playback
- What to do when you encounter setup problems
Setting up your microphone is very easy in Skype. Skype is known for its top sound quality even at low low connection speeds. This video will show how to act if you encounter microphone setup problems. (10:16)
SKYPE - How to install Skype
General Skype information
- What is Skype
- How to Download and install Skype
- How to Sign in
Skype is a free software/program that can be downloaded from the skype web page. This video tutorial walk through how to download and install the program. (8:16)
SKYPE - Managing contacts
This tutorial discusses ways to find contacts, as well as to put them into catagories.
How to Skype - Basics Part 1 of 2
Takes you by the hand and shows you the ins and outs of skype. The tabs, personalizing your profile, chatting and talking via voice.
The Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions!
Bart King, a longtime middle school teacher, began writing to get reluctant readers hooked on books. The Big Book of Gross Stuff explores the international standards of grossness, while delving into history and science. This trailer introduces the book. Visit http://ultragross.blogspot.com for more gross stuff! (:42)
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)
This video by 60 second recap discusses the best way to write your concluding paragraph. (1:19)
The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only
This brief overview of the age of Dickens provides a good introduction to Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which he attempts to expose the inhumanity and injustices he saw around him. Drawings and paintings with narration, and interspersed reenactment. (1:29 min.)
This short, animated video is a biology group project where students were asked to make a commercial about an organelle in a plant cell. The chloroplast in this commercial is a restaurant called "Le Chloroplaste". The "chef" explains what ingredients he uses to make gluclose in the process of photosynthesis. Run time 01:04.
Plants Cells Slide Show by StudyJams
The cells of plants include several parts, such as the cell body, cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, vacuole, cell wall, and cholorplasts. Only plant cells have plant cell walls and chloroplasts. Learn more about the plant cell with these detailed images from StudyJams. The pictures are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included on this link.
mosses and liverworts
Non-vascular plants have no true roots, leaves, stems, or flowers. They also have no internal circulatory system for bringing water to the various parts of their bodies. Therefore, non-vascular plants are typically found in very wet places. This video gives a brief overview of two non-vascular plants, mosses and liverworts. Run time 0:50.