Sharks and the Ocean Environment
This video tells how sharks survive in the ocean: how they travel, how they eat, and how they navigate the seas. For contrast, it also includes an amoeba-like animal that just drifts in the ocean currents versus a shark that swims powerfully through the ocean. Video has low resolution in the beginning. Students might benefit of having a drawing of the shark and other animals to be able to identify those parts of it they help with its survival.
Origin & Creation: Sun, Solar System, Planets, Life on Earth
This video describes the origin and creation of the sun, solar system, planets and earth.
Counting from 1-20 Rubber Stamps - Sesame Street
This video from "Sesame Street" counts from 1-20 showing each number accompanied by a whimsical rubber stamp image. There is also musical accompaniment as the group of voices count each number.
1 to 20 Number Elimination
This is a 70's animated short from Sesame Street. Watch for a googly-eyed cameo and an incorrectly-spelled word.
Counting From 1 to 20
A blue penguin jumps in the snow as the narrator sings the numbers from 1-20. Animation is good. The song is very simple. (1:33)
The Bellhop Counts to 10
Ten tiny terriers must be walked by the bellhop in this classic Sesame Street cartoon series. He has a hard time with the 10 terrible terriers.
Count It Higher - Counting to 10
Sesame Street singing group, Chris and the Alphabeats perform a Beatles parody. Characters count to 10. (2:15)
Counting to 100 Fast - Number Board
Watch a 100 number board fill up in less than a minute, with dots showing quantity off to the side. The voice is synched with the number board and dots. This may be useful to students working with 100 number boards. (0:58)
Astrology - Bill Nye the Science Guy
This video is a brief clip of Bill Nye on Astrology from his show the Eye of Nye. Run time 01:17.
How to Locate the North Star
This is a video tutorial for beginning stargazers. In this video, the viewer will learn how to find the North Star. (02:05)
Intro to Humanism: Part 1
Part 1: Defining Humanism, Part 1 of a 6 part series.
Religions of the World - Christianity
A brief overview of Christianity, it's history, demographics, precepts and denominations. Goes very rapidly and is of little use to a student unfamiliar with the religion.
Caillou's Halloween Costume Caillou needs to pick out a Halloween costume. He has so many to pick from, he tries on a variety of costumes and he still can’t decide. Watch this video and see which one he finally picks. Video is of good quality. Video is appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children.
Caillou needs to pick out a Halloween costume. He has so many to pick from, he tries on a variety of costumes and he still can’t decide. Watch this video and see which one he finally picks. Video is of good quality. Video is appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children.
The American Constitution: Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry became a symbol of American independence when he famously declared "give me liberty, or give me death!" This short video deals with Patrick Henry. A forceful presentation.
Shot Heard 'Round the World
A School House Rock American Revolution video that covers the actions that resulted in the Shot Heard 'Round the World and its effect. A three minute video that is fast paced and uses music to help the students retain the information.
Juguemos en el bosque - Song for kids
animated song in Spanish for kids. The song shows a girl playing in the woods and the wolf getting dressed. The wolf names the pieces of clothes he is putting on.
Spanish Indirect Objects and Object Pronouns
This is a lesson on indirect objects and indirect object pronouns. It is a little bit advanced but still a beginner level topic. It might help if the learner has some prior understanding of direct objects and how they are used in Spanish. Run time 10:45.
Ser Vs. Estar (Rap Music Video)
This student made music video raps about the differences between Ser and Estar in Spanish. Run time 02:32.
Study Tips On How to Study Spelling
In order to study spelling for a spelling test or for general
knowledge, it can be helpful to read books about commonly misspelled words. The tutor in this video gives several tip on how to study for a spelling test and he explains how to use reference books when studying spelling.
About Spelling Rules
A teacher shows how to improve spelling skills by learning spelling rules, but remember that many rules have exceptions. Basic spelling rules include putting "I" before "E" except after "C," doubling the final consonant in words where the last syllable is stressed and proceeded by a single vowel, and dropping the final "E" when adding a suffix to a word.