This short video regarding the ecosystem of the rain forest describes the three layers of the rainforest and ends with the startling conclusion that man's deforestation activities may actually cause the demise of rain forests by the year 2050. For third-graders and older.
Kelp Forest Food Web
Kelp forests have unique characteristics that support a delicately balanced ecosystem. They provide interactions between species and habitat that thrive on the health of this balance. In this video segment, explore the amazing underwater kelp forest ecosystem and observe how fragile this habitat can be to predation and human activities.
Pecos Bill By Brian Gleeson- Read By Robin Williams
Animated Classic- Take a rollicking ride through the Wild West with the original cowboy, Pecos Bill. Raised by coyotes to brave the great frontier, Pecos rides his wild mustang Widow Maker and invents the first rough-and-tumble cattle drive. Then he mounts a runaway cyclone like a buckin' bronco to create the Great Salt Lake. Rich in language, imagery, and sheer nonsensical fun, Pecos Bill is a fast and furious fantasy your family is sure to enjoy. Visit www.rabbitears.com for more information a
Forest Song Video
Toot learns about the forest by listening to its sounds.
Music Video about Weather and Climate
One of Bill Nye's music videos about weather and climate. The song, with quick lyrics and catch tune, briefly addresses the various climates in the desert, tropical rainforest, tundra, and temperate forest. Run time 1:37
The Fir Tree: A Christmas Story from Speakaboos
The tale is about a fir-tree so anxious to grow up that he cannot appreciate living for today. The tree is embarrassed shen a hare hops over him. The children call him the baby of the forest and again he is embarrassed and frustrated. A stork tells him of seeing older trees chopped down and used as ship masts, and the little tree envies them. In the fall, nearby trees are felled and the sparrows tell the little fir-tree of seeing them decorated in houses. One day hi
Help Save the Rainforest | Reading Comprehension | Cause and Effect
This article is about saving the Rain Forest and presents the concept of Cause and Effect. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initially learning the concept. (1:41)
Investigating Wisconsin History-Making a Living: Industry
Making a Living: Industry - Series host Angie visits a lumberjack show in Hayward and wonders how that type of work evolved from a job to a tourist attraction. This prompts her to investigate the ways in which Wisconsin jobs have changed throughout history and how those changes have affected workers. As Angie explores changes in the lumbering industry, from early logging to industrial manufacturing to forest-dependent tourism, she also learns how these specific changes were reflected in Wisconsi
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 1 of 3
Another story in this televised film series begins with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter painting on a hillside, forest creatures around her, and then running home before a rain storm. Potter goes into her cottage, talks to her rabbit, Peter, and reads aloud a story she wrote for a sick child, later published as The Tale of Pigling Bland. The animated video of this story uses Potter's illustrations and is narrated with British accents. Mus
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Beautiful princess Snow White is raised by a wicked and vain Queen, thentaken into the forest to be murdered. However, the Huntsman cannot commit the horrible deed, so she flees and finds refuge in the home of seven diamond-mine workers/dwarfs. When the Queen discovers that Snow White is still alive, she transforms herself into an old hag and brings a poisonous apple to the young girl. A kiss from Prince Charmin
Beautiful princess Snow White is raised by a wicked and vain Queen, thentaken into the forest to be murdered. However, the Huntsman cannot commit the horrible deed, so she flees and finds refuge in the home of seven diamond-mine workers/dwarfs. When the Queen discovers that Snow White is still alive, she transforms herself into an old hag and brings a poisonous apple to the young girl. A kiss from Prince Charmin
Red Riding Hood, Part I (Rabbit Ears Production)
This is the full audio version (with only one image on screen) of the Rabbit Ears Productions' version of the classic fairy tale, "Red Riding Hood." In this version, Meg Ryan's smooth narration, along with Art Lande's music and Laszlo Kubinyi's illustrations, make this tale of a little girl who learns the hard way about not being cautious a treat to remember for many years. (7:23)
Red Riding Hood, Part 2
(Part 2) This part concludes the audio version of the Rabbit Ears Productions' version of the classic fairy tale, "Red Riding Hood" (one single image).
Little Red Writing Hood - Hooked on Phonics
This video is an adaptation of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" story. In this version, Little Red is bringing a basket to her granny's house with blocks, magnet letters, letter-shaped cookies, and alphabet soup. The wolf keeps stopping Little Red and stealing some of her letters. At the end, the viewer discovers the letters were used to make a "Happy Birthday" banner for a surprise party for Little Red at granny's house. (4:00)
Little Red Riding Hood
This short film created by university students is directed at a first grade content standard asking students to "Identify and describe the elements of plot, setting, and characters." The video is esentially a version of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" with no questions or activities to go with the story. It would work well as a starting point for familiarizing the students with the story and then creating questions that would check their knowledge of story elements.
Little Red Riding Hood, Part 2 of 3
A Little Red Riding Hood in Eastern Indian clothing with a British accent, a tricky wolf with a French accent, Disney-like animation, music, sound effects. The wolf uses the phrase, "Shut up" at around 2 minutes into this section. Part 2 of 3 (10:00)
Little Red Riding Hood, Part 3 of 3
One of the Simsala Grimm series of animated cartoons, this is Little Red Riding Hood, part 3 of 3. The ending credits are shown on the pages of a handsome book and the fairy tale is inside the book! (4:58)
"Lines & Squares" Poem by A.A. Milne
"Lines & Squares" is a fun children's poem and this version is read by a female who enjoys the reading. This video shows only a still picture with the title and author of the poem on the front, with a photo of Christopher Robin and Pooh. (0:59)
Klartext handlar i dag om att den svenske tennisspelaren Robin Söderling kommer att vara med i finalen i Franska öppna mästerskapen. Ett nytt skepp är på väg mot det palestinska området Gaza i Mellanöstern, trots att de tidigare båtarna stoppades med våld av soldater från Israel. Vi berättar fler nyheter i programmet.
A nice three minute video showing forest elephants meeting in a clearning. The elephant's relationship with each other is shown as well as the importance of mud in their diet. A good video.
Video #15 - Bear Through This Spanish Video Lesson and Learn Awesome Forest Animal Vocabulary!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! As part of your Spanish “Forest Animal” unit, today your class is taking a walk through the forest in Spain to gather information for a report you will have as homework tonight. Your teacher hands out a list of “things to look out for” – written entirely in Spanish! Not being [...]