The Count Counts Up To Nine
Count Von Count sings a song about counting to the number 9 in this classic Sesame Street snippet. (2:17)
How To Write in Cursive
This video goes through the basics of writing from holding the pencil to its angle and paper position. "Typically taught during the elementary school years, cursive writing builds on the letter formation of block letters or printing." (The video may start with an ad.) (01:51)
Sesame Street - Rap#19
This short, animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 19. It shows a wide variety of groups of 19 items and shows the number several times.
Gumball Subtraction - Sesame Street
A fun little sesame street video showing basic subtraction practice using a gumball machine.
Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one. The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.
Why Do Stars Twinkle?
This video uses diagrams as well as images obtained from NASA to answer the question...why do stars twinkle?
President Gerald Ford Interview
1984 interview with CBS News correspondent Phil Jones. Former President Gerald Ford tells the story behind his famous "national nightmare" remark. This interview was not released until Ford's death, as he requested.
Overview of Adverbs in English
In this video, and instructor explains what adverbs look like and how they work in a sentence. The video shows a variety of examples and the instructor does a nice job of providing explanations about adverbs and how they work.
Pop, Pop, Pop - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short o words. (1:59)
The Forbidden City (1/6)
This documentary features information about the Forbidden City and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum" (Forbidden City, Wikipedia, 2009). (8:42)
"Jimmy Jet and His TV Set," poem by Shel Silverstein
This video is a claymation of one of Shel Silverstein's poems about what happened to the boy who did nothing but watch TV. Made in 2004 at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Narrated by Leamon W. Morgan. (3:01)
American Experience: Robert E. Lee
The life and reputation of the Confederate general of the American Civil War whose military successes made him the scourge of the Union and the hero of the Confederacy, and who was elevated to almost god-like status by his admirers after his death. (01:22:10)
Seasons are caused by the changing of the Earth to the Sun in the course of it's annual revolution. Learn more about the seasons in this educational video from dizzo95. The video includes computer animation along with narration. Run time 01:37.
5 Majoy Types of Insects
Scientist have identified 5 major types of insect. This video gives a brief review of each. Learn more about tnsects in this educational video from dizzo95. This video would be a nice review. Run time 01:31.
The Rise of Dinosaurs
This is an animated documentary of the rise of dinosaurs. The video depicts how the small meat-eating dinosaurs of the Triassic period rise to dominate the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (Lots of violence!)
Television Affects Your Brain Chemistry
This video explains how TV affects brain activity in various stages.
Oil Painting a Seascape : Trees in a Seascape Oil Painting
Painting trees in a seascape can be done with a palette knife instead of a brush. Put the palate knife on the side-tap it-use it to start drawing the tree trunks. English captions. (1:26)
Weather Instruments - by StudyJams
There are many different instruments that can be used to measure the weather. Some of the examples include the thermometer, hygrometer, anemometer, barometer, rain gauge, and wind vane. Learn more about the different weather instruments with this slide show from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Twelfth Night, Part 3 of 3
This animated puppet cartoon abridgment of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his story to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 3 of 3 (8:06)
Shakespeare: Hamlet Mystery
Throughout the entire play is a series of mysteries unfolded and questions answered. Here is an introduction to the elements of Mystery in Hamlet. Video looks at the "ghost" in the play. Video describes this play as a play of questions.