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.
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)
Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland. This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.
The Machine is Us/ing Us
Explains Web 2.0 in a cool, easy to understand way, in less than 5 minutes.
Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
Adding and subtracting negative numbers can be confusing. Using a number line and some "real world" examples, a math teacher makes it easier to work with negatives. The instructor uses a white board to model examples. Sound quality needs improvement.
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin - Dr. Butterwick shares her knowledge and explains how air pollution affects a woman's skin. Video is question/answer format. Run time 01:20.
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 6
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This sixth chapter gives an explanation of the disposal process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
Postcast 35: Spinal Cord
Review of the functions of the spinal cord.
George Washington was the 1st U.S. President (1789-1797). He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1732. During the French and Indian War, George was able to show what a good leader he was. Later, he became commander of the colonial army during the Revolutionary War. He helped make the United States a new country.
This is a video clip. (1:47)
Test Taker Face: Musical Celebrating School Testing
This is our CRCT Prep Video - "Test Taker Face." This video was recorded by 5th grade students at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville, Georgia. This is a fun video to watch and an example of what teachers might do at their schools to motivate students.
Review of Slope-Intercept Form
Instructor uses a white board to review the concept of Slope-Intercept Form. Examples include creating an equation given a slope and a point.
Martin Van Buren
This is a film documentary about New York's Martin Van Buren from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard'. Van Buren.
Harry Potter Character Introductions
"The Mysterious Ticking Noise" is a cute video introducing the primary characters in the Harry Potter series via finger puppets. Rhythmic and fun, these finger puppets are well done.
Marionette Bill Robinson Tap Dance
Presented at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, this excellent example of marionette puppetry is set to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's "Keep a Song in Your Soul". The puppet tap dances his way through the song as Bill Robinson's voice explains the steps.
How to Make a Sock Puppet
With the help of her aunt, three year old Jaylee explains the making of a sock puppet. As the sock puppet develops, it is animated to show each step. Adding eyes, a mouth, a nose, hair and decoration, the video ends with the sock puppet and Jaylee singing "Tomorrow" from Annie and then Jaylee giving the sock puppet hugs. Appropriate for young children. (5:36)
Geography of East Asia
Learn the geography of East Asia in a fun and memorable way! A song that teaches about the geography of Asia .
First this video talks about singular and plural nouns and when to use a or an with singular nouns. Then the video begins to discuss demonstrative pronouns by providing examples. It tells to use this and that with singular nouns and these and those with plural nouns.
Harriet Tubman, Part V
This is an animated biography of Harriet Tubman from the Discovery Channel/Education series which is aimed at elementary school children.
African Elephants in Their Habitat
See how African Elephants behave in their natural habitat. There is no commentary--just the natural sounds of the environment.(02:43)