A thirty minute video about how to measure reading speed, problems with reading rapidly, and ways to read faster. There is a one minute reading speed test at the start of the video so students should have a copy of something to read before the video is shown. Explains reading speed ranges. There are several parts to the video.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-The Best Counting Video Ever-Part 3 of 3
In part 3 of this classic Richard Scarry video, Lily, Huckle, and Lowly continue their counting day. They count 16 children, 17 library books, 18 roses, 19 drums, and 20 carrots. Young learners will enjoy watching this fun video while learning to recognize and use numbers to 20. (7:40)
What is 'Earth System Science?'
This is a NASA Connect segment explaining Earth System Science. The video also explores how modern technology studies the many different areas of Earth System Science. (06:32)
Short biography on Christopher Columbus
This is a video tell the life of Christopher Columbus and how he came to find the Americas.
Channel 83 News: World History Day (February 21)
Channel 83 News is broadcasting again! This is an extended show to showcases Western Dominance and Imperialism.
SAMOA (HEART OF POLYNESIA) HISTORY
Old film and song are the basis of this video about Samoan traditions.
Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Animals
This video is a part of the All Time 10's series and focuses on bizarre animal facts. Animals really do do the strangest things, check out this video to find out what they art. (1:39)
The Beauty of Ugly
In the natural world, beauty can be many things -- including what we might find completely repulsive. Not only can the bizarre be attractive, it can also provide just the edge a creature needs to succeed in a difficult environment. From frogfish and hagfish to naked mole rats and elephant seals, we learn how and why ugly can be beautiful, even when it isn't pretty. (50:59)
This interactive web page provides pictures of various plants, along with their scientific names. Some examples include equisetophyta (horsetail), pinophyta (conifer), bryophyta, and chlorophyta. No run time.
Human Body Ecology
Some examples of the numerous life forms living on our body made visible by scanning electron microscopes. Excerpt from the documentary "The Invisible World". The video might also be used with lower grades as an example of magnification and microscopes. Grades 5-12. 3:09.
They're neither plants nor animals, yet they are some of the most important life forms on Earth. This video segment explores the world of microorganisms -- what they eat, how they move, what they have in common, and what distinguishes them from one another. Run time 03:43.
CREATE: The highest level of thinking (Art)
Deep understanding and higher level thinking come together as students process curricular content to CREATE digital stories is the purpose of this three minute video. Bloom's digital taxonomy is used and shown. Lots of examples are shown.
How Smart Are Dogs?
Meet an extraordinary boarder collie and other dogs changing our view of dog intelligence. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the NOVA Science NOW series. (14:52)
My Little Angel (Czech) Lullaby
A Czech lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project. The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. Lyrics are highlighted at the bottom of the screen. Run time 01:18.
Velocity and Time
Unlike Lorentz, Albert Einstein was motivated to perfect the central ideas of physics rather than to explain the Michelson-Morley experiment. The result was a wholly new understanding of the meaning of space and time, including such matters as the transformation of velocities, time dilation, and the twin paradox.
How Google evolved from 'page rank' - a mathematical algorithm. See the idea behind the Master Plan, and its 'Don't be Evil' philosophy. The question of privacy on Google is controversial - and addressed in this video. (3:15)
The Best Exercises for Weight Loss
This 1:43 long video shows how to use a daily routine to get a handle on weight loss. The video is about setting small goals and do the best exercises to help you achieve that weight loss and to build muscle.
This video from the BBC shares information about these little known giant birds and their behaviour out at sea. Scientists are now beginning to track their arctic location. Steve Leonard braves Arctic winds to help tag an Albatross in order to discover more about this unusual animal.
National Geographic-Acacia Ants
In this video students will learn all about the acacia ant. These ants have a symbiotic relationship with the acacia tree and offer the tree protection in return for food. The ants help keep the tree safe by chewing off any vines that try to grow on the tree. The tree in turn gives the insect everything it needs-food and shelter. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. This video would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit and/or science lesson on rainfor
This raccoon relative lives in the rain forest canopy, eating fruit and nectar. They play an important part in seed dispersal and pollination. The kindajous spends almost its entire life up in the trees. Run time 02:07.