Geology - Glaciers
This is a short definition of glaciers and a description of how glaciers develop and their primary attributes. (For instance, if it doesn't move across land it is not a glacier.) (01:22)
A Glacier Investigation
From Dragonfly Tv. Deborah and Brittani live in Juneau, Alaska, which is home to 38 glaciers flowing from the gigantic Juneau Ice Field. The girls love being outside, especially in the short Alaskan summers, so they decided to check out a glacier up close at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The center has cool exhibits that explain the science behind glaciers-like the fact that a glacier is a river of ice that moves because of its own weight and that the Mendenhall Glacier receives abo
Counting to 19 - Sesame Street
In this short video from "Sesame Street", numbers from 1-19 are shown. The video is accompanied by a chanting, tribal sort of tune where the voices count from 1-19 while the stylized numbers and images of the numbers are shown.
Sesame Street - Rap#19
This short, animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 19. It shows a wide variety of groups of 19 items and shows the number several times.
a - 2 Initial Sounds
A short video to prompt learning the 'a' phoneme and the A grapheme. Words that start with the letter a are shown on slides along with pictures to match the words as narrator says the words.
How to Make a Dry Ice Smoke Bomb
A dry ice smoke bomb is made by pouring hot water into a soda bottle, dropping in a few pellets of dry ice and watching the gaseous carbon dioxide seep out of the bottle. Use caution when handling dry ice. This video demonstration is from a science teacher in this video. Run time 03:27.
Short Vowel and Silent E Explained with Phonics Faces
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces can be used to easily show the principle of short vowels, and how a silent e changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Great for beginning readers or any person, young or old, who has difficulty understanding phonics.
Vowel Boot Camp - rip/ripe
In this cartoon video from "Between the Lions," the vowels are going to boot camp. Each vowel ("a", "e", "i", "o", "u", and "y") is dressed in military gear. The drill sergeant calls out "i" and asks for his short and long sound. Then, the video demonstrates when "i" is short in a word and when it is long. The video tells the rule for silent "e" as it builds first the word "rip" and then changes it to "ripe".
Long "A", Silent" E" at the end Words - Hooked on Phonics
This video focuses on the sound of long "a"and uses words with silent "e" at the end. The video presents 18 words with long "a" and silent "e." The narrator reads the word, giving a short pause for the viewer to practice reading the word first. Effective use of color to highlight specific letters. (4:58)
This video takes a close look at the short vowels, and the sounds they make. Several examples of the vowel sounds are presented. Slide show with photos. Visual is a bit busy. Narrator has slight English accent. (4:54)
Short Vowel Song - Learning Upgrade
This short, bluesy song tells the name of each short vowel, the sound the vowel makes, and an accompanying word. The vowels are introduced at the beginning of the song and reviewed quickly at the end. (:51)
Short Vowel Sounds - My Breakfast Reading Program
This simple video focuses on the short vowel sounds. It shows each of the five vowels on one screen with a corresponding picture (i.e. "a" and "cat"). An arrow points to each letter then the narrator says the short vowel sound. The vowels are practiced several times in the video in random order. (1:00)
Short Vowels Song - Sing and Groove
This short song introduces and reinforces the sounds of each of the short vowels. The screen shows the letter in print and sign language and also has words that correspond with each short vowel Photos of the sign and the objects. (i.e. "e" and "elephant"). (1:26)
Short 'i' or Short 'a' - Binini-Banana
In this short clip from "Between the Lions", Sam Spud is a detective who is a potato. His case , is to figure out the right short vowel sound when a client comes to him with the word "binini". This video is a take-off on the knock-knock joke about "banana" and "orange". Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions."(:59)
A short scene—sometimes even a single line of text—can provide extraordinary insights into the major characters and themes of a play. Sue Biondo-Hench from the Folger Shakespeare Library is the facilitator in this presentation. The video is suitable for high-school students.
Learn the Greek language by reading the English-Greek translations as actors walk through each lesson in the latest Greek textbook by Papaloizos Publications, "Modern Greek." Greek videos offer learning solutions similar to Rosetta Stone, with modern accounts of activities and words played out by screen actors, and translated in both Greek and English. Written by Greek professor and historian, Dr Theodore Papaloizos, the book "Modern Greek" teaches the language in easy, comprehensible terms that
Amazing Weather Video is short, but shows wonderful pictures of some amazing weather that has occurred. As the pictures are shown, the name of what is happening is printed on the screen. Video is short and more description could be given as to what weather phenomena are happening. Appropriate to elementary age level students. Run time 0:53.
Video is short, but shows wonderful pictures of some amazing weather that has occurred. As the pictures are shown, the name of what is happening is printed on the screen. Video is short and more description could be given as to what weather phenomena are happening. Appropriate to elementary age level students. Run time 0:53.
Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
United Nations for Kids
Created and directed by Andreas Sandre von Warburg, "United Nations for kids" is a short cartoon documentary about the UN and its mission. The first episode is a general introduction and includes a little historical background and details on the principal bodies of the UN.
United Nations for Kids-Episode 2
Created and directed by Andreas Sandre von Warburg, "United Nations for kids" is a short cartoon documentary about the UN and its mission. The second episode revolves around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the role of the UN.