Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
Leg Lifts on Vimeo
This short video demonstrates how to perform a correct leg lift which is a test for abdominal strength. Your fitness goal is to be able to hold this position for 1 minute without breaking form. The video also highlights common mistakes made during this test. Run time 1:18
Dispelling Myths About Bats
This video seeks to dispel the myths about bats being scary animals. It focuses on a bat rescue and rehabilitation center in Mineral Wells, TX. It shows how bats are helpful to our world and why we should care about them. It also gives information on how to 'adopt' a bat to help continue the rescue and rehabilitation of the animals. It is narrated by the woman who runs the Batworld Sanctuary. Run time 06:42.
Sharks and Fishermen
The highly sophisticated sensory system of sharks allows them to locate their prey with remarkable accuracy. Their speed, agility and acute sensory ability leave few predators able or willing to compete with sharks for a potential meal. In this video segment from Nature, sharks sense and pursue a fisherman's catch. Run time 01:11.
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.