War of 1812 and the Star Spankled Banner
A 4:21 long video about the the Battle of Fort McHenry and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Good quotes. Also deals with the construction of the USS Constitution and other issues that are sometimes overlooked in the study of this war.
Sid the Science Kid-Getting a Shot-Vaccination-You Can Do It!
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to a ask lots of questions. In this episode, Sid's grandma is a nurse and comes to school to give vaccinations. Sid and his friends learn the basic science behind germs, viruses and why their parents chose for them to get vaccinations using age-appropriate vocabulary and scientific concepts. There is also real footage of children getting va
How To Choose The Right Career
A three minute video provides an easy to follow step-by-step guide to helping a students build plans to deciding on a career to follow. A good video as it provides students with ideas to think about and to weigh their decisions with what skills and/or attitude they have. A good video for career days.
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Learn the History about April Fools Day
In this brief TV show segment, Intuitive Life Coach and Astrologer Maureen Rothwell shares some fun facts about April Fools Day as well as the origin of this holiday. (04:48)
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science - Center of Gravity
Dr. Skateboard's Action Science is designed to incorporate both classroom activities that focus on concepts in physical science that integrate action sports, including skateboarding and Bicycle Motocross (BMX). Dr. Robertson acts as both the narrator and a performer in the series, which also includes top extreme athletes in BMX and skateboarding. This brief segment focuses on explaining the center of gravity. (01:27)
How To Get Into a Top College or University
This video provides strategies for gaining entry to top colleges such as becoming excited about learning in order to excel, becoming a well-rounded person, and applying early to emphasize interest in particular college. ( 2:10)
Refraction of Light
Snell's Law: Used to determine the direction of light rays through refractive media with varying indices of refraction. The indices of refraction of the media are used to represent the factor by which a light ray's speed decreases when traveling through a refractive medium, such as glass or water, as opposed to its velocity in a vacuum. (02:09)
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
The Battle at Chapultepec: Mexican America War
The Rio Grande was the border to Texas, and also its border to manifest destiny. When Polk came to power, he annexed Texas, and served during the Mexican American War. This three minute video shows what happened in this attack. May be too intense for some students. A good video that explains the effect of this war and its impact on the expansion of the United States.
The Story of Cinderella Set to Music
This is a video with music from Jim Brickman singing As You while a montage of scenes from The Story of Cinderella are shown. (04:03)
Princess Cinderella Pom Dance Competition Routine 2010
Most little girls that like Cinderella also like cheerleaders and dancers. Why not combine them? That's exactly what PNHS has done here. The video could be used for a lesson about Cinderella or as inspiration while planning a school pom routine. This video includes various clips from the Cinderella story and is of Plainfield North Tigerette Poms performing Princess Cinderella pom routine during TDI pom competition at MHS Minooka high school 01-24-2010. (03:20)
How to Compute Area of Rectangles
How to compute area of rectangles - TenMarks teaches you how to compute area and perimeter of a rectangle. (04:33)
How to Compute Area of Triangles and Trazezoids
In this video TenMarks teaches you how to compute area of triangles and trapezoids. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. There is a lot of information on the screen, so the viewer may wish to open the video to 'full screen'.(04:21)
Learn about Perimeter and Area
Learn about Perimeter and Area - The video teaches students how to calculate the perimeter and area of figures. (05:36)
Acceleration Lab Experiment
In this slow motion video for IPS Schools by Clayborn a ball is released on an inclined plane and accelerates due to the force of gravity. At the bottom of the first inclined plane to the beginning of the second inclined plane the ball stops its positive acceleration by nearly maintaining its horizontal speed. On the second ramp the ball accelerates backwards down the slope, or loses speed to a point where it momentarily comes to rest. Therefore this video demonstrates POSITIVE ACCELERATION, ZER
The History of Vaccines
The History of Vaccines - Kids are taught about the unique ways in which animals have adapted and evolved to survive in their surroundings. Humans have created their own ways of adapting to the elements. (04:17)
Pajanimals-"Night Will Sing Us All to Sleep"
The Pajanimals sing about the noises they hear at night. The pajanimals wonder what makes the noises they hear around them like the clock ticking and water dripping. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:25)
Pajanimals-"How Do I Know if It's Morningtime?
In this Jim Henson animated video, Squacky has to learn when he should get up in the morning. Can you smell butter toast? Can you hear Mommy talk? Can you hear birdies sing? Is the sun shining in? This is how you know it's morning time. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:56)
Woodpecker Knockin Song
This is a cute animated video of a woodpecker knocking on the door of beetles' home in an oak tree. The woodpecker is trying to get a beetle lunch by telling some knock knock jokes. The words to the song appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. This is fun teaching companion for a lesson/unit on animals or even learning/reviewing the letter "W".