How Do Magnets Attract & Repel?
Magnets can attract and repel by creating fields in which
there will always be movement to reduce the field. Discover how
repelling magnets will force movement towards the center with
information from a science teacher in this video.
Esperanto for children - numbers and other words
Learn to count and how to say how old you are. This video uses pictures of Playmobil toys. The numbers in Esperanto are built in a very regular and logical way. Run time 02:43.
Visualization of Einstein's Special Relativity
This video demonstrates the effects of Einstein's special relativity on objects that move at high velocities. It shows a 3-dimensional view containing 2 dimensions of space and one dimension of time. This view is used to demonstrate the difference between classical physics and Einstein's relativity. No audio. Run time 02:30.
Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.
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.