Planetary Forces Rap
This music video is a clip from a longer video about Planetary Forces. Some key words in the educational lyrics include: rotation, seasons, eliptical point, relative distance, relative size, and gravity. Run time 01:34.
The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
Tales From Other Worlds
Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter, probe the raging volcano of Io, and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus for the first time.
Classic Sesame Street - Construction Workers Alphabet
Animated construction workers listen and sing the letters of the alphabet.
Circle Time Activities Song (One to Five)
In this video a woman teaches a song to young children about counting to five. This would be a cute song for teachers to learn and use during circle time (1:29).
Learn How to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions, and Proofreading
An Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading - Learn how to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading. Obviously, this video is too short to cover everything in depth, however, it will give the viewer some basics. (01:38)
Touring the Constellation Scorpius
Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich takes you on tour of the constellation Scorpius in this video. He compares Scorpius to other constellations and give you detailed information about the stars that make up Scorpius. Run time 08:33.
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)
Colors! Colors! - Movement Song
This is an upbeat song to help young children learn their colors. Lyrics include, "Colors we can name every one. Colors, make us move and have fun.... Red. Red. Touch your head. Blue. Blue. Show your shoe...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:06)
Los Numeros - Elementary Spanish I
A really basic introduction to numbers in Spanish. Video explains the vocabulary as well as some patterns associated with numbers. Run time 02:25.
Short Video on Singular Vs. Plural Verbs
This short video gives a basic rule for when to add s to verbs. Not much content...too short (Running Time 1:00)
Rhyming Poems for Children
Narrator reads a book of short poems that rhyme in this video. The book's pictures each page and teaches children about rhyming. Illustrations depict daily life in Sri Lanka. (8:33)
Building Simple Machines: A Glass of Milk, Please
Imagine the most complicated process you could go through to simply pour a glass of milk. Then multiply that by 10. The image in your mind is probably approaching the level of complexity the ZOOM cast members achieved with their milk-pouring machine. Watch as they demonstrate all 34 steps in this video segment adapted from ZOOM. Run time 05:05.
A Song About the Sun
This short, catchy, well-produced song uses great animations to help describe the features of the sun, made of hydrogen and helium. Song is meant for younger children but some vocabulary words are large for extremely young children. (2:41)
Watch a Young Tarantula Molt-Discovery Channel
This short Discovery Channel video shows a young tarantula molting. The video gives good facts about tarantulas.
How the Body Survives G-Forces
How can the human body tolerate the crushing G-force that occurs at high acceleration? This brief video explains how technology helps in these cases.
Mr. Ford's Anatomy & Physiology: Lesson 01:01 - Body Cavities Overview
This video provides is a short overview of body cavities, shown plainly with an anatomical mannequin and introduced with the analogy of kindergarten "cubby holes." It is a good review of ventral and dorsal cavities and basic structure of internal organs. (4:19)
Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #10: Light and Sound
This is another in the Blinding you with Science series that was produced to assist students with science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends explore light, sight, hearing and sound. Run time 23:00.
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Martha Graham describing one of her dance techniques
This video shows Martha Graham describing a dance technique. The video shows dancers as she is talking. (0:41)