The Beautiful Math of Coral
Margaret Wertheim leads a project to re-create the creatures of the coral reefs using a crochet technique invented by a mathematician -- celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deep-diving into the hyperbolic geometry underlying coral creation. Run time 15:31.
This video clip shows a hand drawn geometric shape as the definition scrolls over the shape. Definitions are wordy. Nice musical background. Student created geometry project. (4:10)
Polish Immigrants Project done by students in an elementary school. Video shows Poland on a map, explains why Polish immigrants can to America, what they brought to the United States, such as food, language, and music, and video shows the clothes that Polish people wore. This video is good quality and good information.
Project done by students in an elementary school. Video shows Poland on a map, explains why Polish immigrants can to America, what they brought to the United States, such as food, language, and music, and video shows the clothes that Polish people wore. This video is good quality and good information.
Simile, Metaphor, Personification
This is a quick video of what a simile, metaphor, or personification is. Video is instructions for a class project. This video can be used as review. It also gives instruction on how to make writing more exciting. Simile uses like or as, metaphor is a direct relationship, personification gives something human qualities. Video is review for simile, metaphor, and personification. It is a short video and goes very fast. Good video for element
Onomatopoeia This is an student English project. The slide show talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent. Many examples of onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown. Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)
This is an student English project. The slide show talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent. Many examples of onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown. Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)
This is a student-created project for a literacy assignment. The student reads the list of words in a way that the viewer understands what onomatopoetic words are.
How to Make Floating Bubbles
VideoJug user KipKay shows you how to make bubbles float. This is a
great science project that kids will love, so learn how to make
All you need to make amazing floating bubbles is some of kid’s magic
soap bubbles and some dry ice in a large container. Dry ice is basically
carbon dioxide in
a solid form - it’s frozen at minus 109 degrees. It doesn’t melt; it
turns from a solid right to a gas, in this case carbon dioxide gas.
Baby's Own Aesop: The Fox and the Crane, an illustration by Walter Crane
Here the sly Fox invited the long-necked Crane to dinner but served soup on a flat plate knowing full well that poor Crane's bill would get nothing. Crane then returned the favor when they next met; he served soup in a long bottle, and the Fox got nothing! Sound has some microphone feedback. Moral: Two can play that game!
Public domain material from Project Gutenberg. Audio by Dennis Sayers for Librivox (audio recording is also in the public domain). (1:03)
Series of great quotes with illustrations. Would make a good autobiographical video project for students to pick out great quotes that apply to them. Grades 7-12. 4:10 min.
Lecture by Dr. Ken Miller on human evolution. Talks about the relationship between Homo sapiens and the other primates. He discusses a recent finding of the Human Genome Project which identifies the exact point of fusion of two primate chromosomes that resulted in human chromosome #2. Color video with sound. 4:23 min.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
This is a video of a school project that several student made. The students enact scenes from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Text passages from the book are shown on between scenes.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapter 2
This video is a student project for English class. The students act out scenes based on the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. This is Chapter 2 of the novel.
The Adventures fo Huck Finn by Mark Twain chapters 5-8
This video is a student project for school. The students dramatize scenes from the novel, The Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain. This is chapters 5-8
The Great Gatsby
A unique retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. This version of The Great Gatsby was originally used for a grade 12 english project. Stick figure art work is used as the illustrations to go along with a summary of the novel.
Laura Ingalls Wilder NRCA School Project
This is biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The video clip was made as a school project.
The Sentence Fragments Song
This clip was made as a grammar project for English class. It is a very creative song about sentence fragments. The lyrics in the song say that sentence fragments being an dependent clause that doesn't have a subject or a verb for its cause. Guitar music with lyrics shown on the bottom of the screen.
Investigating Wisconsin History-From Here To There
From Here to There - While biking on the Military Ridge State Trail, which is a part of Wisconsin's Rails-to-Trails project, Angie wonders about the history of the trail. While investigating the mystery of the Military Ridge Trail, she learns about Wisconsin's transportation history, from the days of the first peoples to the present, and the role transportation systems have played in our state's development.
Elements of Plot
This is a student-created video from TeacherTube concerns the definition of Plot in literature. The students completed a project by making a photo story to teach other students the elements. Suitable for upper elementary, middle school, and high school students.
THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to New York City. Learn about THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT in an interview with Michel Bitz, founder of the Comic book Project at Columbia University. Children learn about the history of comics and how to create their own comic book hero. Links to Fun Websites and a Learning Corner of questions and Extended Activities.