Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read. The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills. It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
Africa - The Serengeti, Part 5
(WARNING: Images of predators stalking and eating prey may upset younger children.) This BBC video which has remarkable footage, is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on the land and wildlife of the Serengheti ecosystem in Africa. 'The Serengeti hosts the largest and longest overland migration in the world, a semi-annual occurrence. This migration is one of the ten natural travel wonders of the world' (Serengheti, Wikipedia, 2009). 3:07
Wildlife Extravaganza in East Africa
This video, which has no narration, is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on the land and wildlife ecosystem in Africa. 7:06
Beautiful footage of animals from the savanna/grassland area - set to music. Some of the animals include the elephant, hippo, monkey, zebra, and gazelle. Run time 02:55
The desert biome is characterized by low precipitation, a high rate of evaporation (seven to fifty times as much as precipitation), and a wide daily range in temperature. The dramatic temperature fluctuations are the result of low humidity, which allows up to 90 percent of solar radiation to penetrate the atmosphere and heat the ground during the day, then for this accumulated heat to be released back into the atmosphere at night. Precipitation in deserts, unlike other biomes, is highly irregula
Land Of The Tiger - Desert Kingdom, Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the desert regions of the Indian subcontinent and the animals that have adapted to it. Run time 09:51.
Math Magic Using a Book
This video demonstrates a neat math trick to find a specific word, on a specific page in a book. The video has no sound and is suitable for fourth-graders and up. Instructions are here:http://www.pedagonet.com/maths/bookmath.htm (3:24)
Math Magic Using Dice
Amaze your friends with some math magic. Have a friend roll the dice and then stack them one on top of the other. Predict the total of the five hidden numbers.
Adding and Subtracting Song
This song talks about adding and subtracting. It explains what it means to add and what it means to subtract, then illustrates the concepts with simple word problems and accompanying pictures. It also talks about plus and minus and words that also mean adding and subtracting. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review these crucial mathematical skills in the elementary classroom. (2:31)
Using the Fewest Coins to Show an Amount of Money
Students will learn to use the fewest coins to show an amount of money. Start with the coin of the greatest value and count up. User clicks through the slides.
The Lincoln Penny and the Money Museum
MEET ME AT THE CORNER takes you on a virtual field trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado to visit the Money Museum. Our young host Amanda learn about the history of money, coin collecting and the new Lincoln penny.
Counting Change in First Grade
Practice with quarters and pennies, then quarters and nickels. Teaching script appears as a captions on the slides. The video is in lecture format while examples are provided on the screen. (1:30)
Four Quarts make a Gallon
See what a: cup, pint, quart and gallon are in this short video clip. This silly (yet informative) video uses a 'Singing Rubber Chicken' to describe these common liquid measurements.
Working with Fractions - Answers to the Quiz Questions
This video gives step-by-step answers and explanations to a fraction quiz that can be found at www.videomathtutor.com. (Basic Math Lesson 6). The instructor uses a white board and magnets to help aid in the explanation of each problem. Problems including reducing and simplifying fractions, illustrating basic fractions, changing improper fractions into mixed numbers, LCM, comparing fractions, converting fractions into decimals, converting decimal
Using Imagery to Find Lines of Symmetry
The video gives definition of line symmetry and asks students to identify it within several images. The line of symmetry is drawn on each image after it is shown with out so instructor can easily pause video to give students the opportunity to come up with their own solutions. (01:29)
A figure has symmetry when it can be folded so two halves match or are identical. Examples are shown of line symmetry in the world around us. Practice activities in the video show images and students decide whether it has vertical, horizontal, or no line of symmetry.
Genesis Chapter 46 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 46, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Genesis Chapter 48 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 48, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Joseph Pt. 3 of 6
A realistic portrayal of the Old Testament story of Joseph, favorite son of Jacob, and great-grandson of Abraham, who was left to die by his brothers, but who rose to become prime minister of Egypt. Joseph governed the country during a seven-year famine, during which his brothers visited Egypt seeking grain, only to encounter their brother, whom they had long presumed dead. Brings the Old Testament to life. Closed captioning included. (08:56)
Exodus Chapter 3 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 3, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.