Design in the Sense of Taste
We "taste"... But,how? This video shows how the tongue relates to what it tastes to the brain. The tongue also performs a task when we talk. The video talks about the salivary glands and how the tongue works. Taste buds are also discussed, how many we have, why we have this many, and where and why they were located where they are. 07:25.
The Ear and Hearing
Professor George Wolfe discusses the ear and hearing in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format along with illustrations on a white board. Run time 10:58.
Rural schools, where the vast majority of children in China receive
their primary education, are often below the standards of their urban
counterparts. About 80% of rural schoolchildren don't get past middle
school, and many face difficult life prospects as they become teenage
farmers and migrant workers. But at AnWu Elementary, the explore team
saw the results of the school's vigorous improvements, and students
share their big hopes for the future with
Teaching Word Choice
This video talks about how to use Kidspiration to help students with word choice. It refers to commonly overused words as "bad words". Kidspiration uses a word guide feature to help students select synonyms for overused words.
How to Teach Children Alliteration
Powerful writing entails alliteration and it's important to teach kids alliteration in writing. An award winning teacher talks about alliteration in this video clip.
J.K Rowling Interview (Part 1)
Interview with J.K Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books . She talks about her books, her childhood, and her notes on the characters in the books .
12 Months (Are in a Year) Song
This catchy, repetitive song talks about the fact that there are 12 months in each year. The months are named in order and the words for each month are shown on the screen as well.
This song from PBS Kids' SteveSongs talks about different methods of transportation. Cars, trains, boats, submarines, and more are part of this song. The song also tells how each mode of transportation moves and the noise that each makes. Shot in a playground with a group of kids singing along and dancing. (1:41)
So Many Shapes Song
This song, from Steve Songs from PBS Kids, talks about different shapes. The chorus is " circle, square, triangle and line." The singer and children are in a playground. As they sing, they form the shapes they are singing about. (1:41)
Number 17 - Sesame Street
This short animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 17. It shows a wide variety of groups of 17 items and shows the number several times.
Number 18 Sandwiches - Sesame Street
This animated video from "Sesame Street" focuses on the number 18 and has an accompanying song. The main character laments about the choice of 18 different kinds of sandwiches on the menu at a restaurant and talks about each one. At the end, she cannot decide on a sandwich, so gets pizza instead.
Scientists discuss facts about the planet Jupiter. Scientists talks about how massive Jupiter is, how Jupiter was discovered by Galileo, the moons of Jupiter, the red spot on Jupiter and how big it is, the gas that makes up the planet, the rotation of the planet, the surface of the planet, and the comet that is orbiting around Jupiter. They discuss the comet hitting the planet Jupiter and the reactions that took place. In this video various scient
Pluto - Bill Nye the Science Guy
Bill Nye talks about why Pluto should't be called a planet. Bill Nye explains a dwarf planet and explains the process of science and how we continually are learning new things. Run time 01:36.
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.
Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter is the most sacred and celebrated of all of the Greek holidays. It is the most important holiday in the greek orthodox church. In this video clip learn about the traditions Greeks observe during this holy week .
supply and demand curves
An explanation of supply and demand curves and equilibrium point by a teacher/professor using a whiteboard. The explanation is good and the quality is good.
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
Marc Brown (Arthur)
Marc Brown is the author and illustrator of Arthur, everyone's favorite aardvark. In this exclusive video interview Marc Brown chats about his childhood, the principal and bully in the book are based on his childhood. He talks about how Arthur started as a bedtime story to his son. He also discusses the Arthur television shows on PBS, in these episodes the characters deal with problems kids today deal with. He was surprised at the age of the audience, he was surprised the kids were older.
Violent Universe: Inside a Black Hole
What's inside a black hole? Take a ride on the Black Hole Flight Simulator, courtesy of Professor Andrew Hamilton. For middle school and high school students. Run time 02:44.
Dav Pilkey Talks About His Favorite Teacher
This is a talk Dav Pilkey did to a group of teachers. Dav Pilkey talks about his days in elementary school, he does not have good memories of school. He talks about how he would have been diagnosed ADHD, with an extra dose of H, if they would have had labels back then. He talks about how the teacher had a desk for him in the hallway, he kept it filled with paper and pencils. He would draw comic books and give them to the other students., the teacher would rip them up. He comments that his favori