Human Anatomy - Blood Vessels
This is a computer-animated video (04:13) that describes how blood vessels work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Note: There is static as the narrator appears to be too close to the microphone while speaking.
Choosing the Right Book to Read Aloud
Pick out a book that will teach your child the importance of reading with a purpose; learn how to teach a child to read by reading aloud in this child development video from Expert Village. Choosing the right book is as important as how you read it.
Choosing the Right Book to Read Aloud
An award winning teacher talks about how to teach a child to read
by reading aloud in this video. In the clip the teacher talks about how to pick out a book that will teach your child the importance of reading with a purpose.
Goodnight Moon Animated Book by Margaret Wise Brown
Animated version of the classic, Caldecott Award winner, "Goodnight Moon," from Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales. Actress Susan Sarandon reads the popular children's story which describes a baby bunny preparing for bed as animations recreate the charming illustrations of the book. (2:32) Originally made for HBO. Recommend highly for ages 2 1/2 through adults.
Susan Sarandon (Star). Amy Schatz (Director). (2000).
Four Fur Feet, picture book by Margaret Wise Brown
Book by Brown, with illustrations by Woodleigh Marx Hubbard, enhanced with guitar music, singing, and some overlaid photographic animation. A rhythmic chant about an appealing animal. "Oh, he walked around the world on his four fur feet, his four fur feet, his four fur feet....and never made a sound-O." Sunny illustrations in paintbox colors show his travels as he pads along a river, past a railroad, out into the country where he eventually dreams peacefully about the round world. It's a
Owl Pellet Dissection
Students do an excellent job of verbalizing (and justifying) their findings as they dissect an owl pellet. Recording of the students voices is very clear. Run time 01:36
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)
How to Capitalize the Title of Book Titles Including a Semicolon or Colon
Book titles should use a semicolon in the same circumstance as colons. Use semicolons in book titles, such as: Lord of the Rings; Fellowship of the Ring. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:25)
Cervical Spine & Disc Anatomy
3-D animation of the cervical spine and intervertebral disc. Shows how the spine moves and shows how the spinal cord is situated within the cervical spine. Images are set to music. Grades 9-12. 1:43 min.
Human Anatomy - Spine
This is a computer-animated video (02:29) that describes the three sections of the spine and the structure of the spine.
Human Anatomy - Vertebral Column
This is a computer-animated video (03:16) that describes the structure and function of the vertebral column. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Very detailed description of bone anatomy. Good pronunciation of unfamiliar terms. Computer generated voice is used to explain the images in the video. Very limited animation, but detailed diagrams. Grades 9-12. 1:16 min.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? picture book read by the illustrator, Eric Carle
Listen and read along as Eric Carle reads the well-loved picture book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr. Carle reads the simple text as he shows the pages of the book, which he illustrated with drawings of different, brightly colored animals. There are structures repeated: "What do you see? I see a .... looking at me." (1:48)
The Very Quiet Cricket, picture book by Eric Carle
A cricket is born who cannot talk! A bigger cricket welcomes him to the world, then a locust, a cicada, and many other insects, but each time the tiny cricket rubs his wings together in vain: no sound emerges. In the end, however, he meets another quiet cricket, and manages to find his "voice." Children will love the repetitive text as they meet a steady parade of new creatures and of course they'll delight in the happy ending. A charming animation of the simply beautiful picture book brought
Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me, picture book by Eric Carle
A simple story, briefly told, which revolves around the waxing and waning of the moon. Monica asks Papa to bring her the moon, that she might play with it. By dint of "a very long ladder" and a mountain, Papa reaches the moon, waits until it becomes smaller, and obligingly retrieves it. Of course the moon continues to shrink and soon disappears, but a few nights later Monica sees it once again in the sky, where it begins to grow anew. Illustrated picture book brought to life with animation, na
Gingerbread Man- The Book
This video is the story about the Gingerbread cookie that runs away from the lady that is baking him. Along his journey he encounters many different obstacles. The video is the actual book with someone reading the pages, just as you would at a listening center.
In this video, a doctor describes the essential components - of a human heart. The anatomical names - associated with these components - is presented, and the basic function of each is described. Run time 03:29.
Heart Anatomy Review
Video shows an actual dissected heart with the parts identified. There's a mistake on the last two structures identified. The Myocardium is in the inside of the heart. The endocardium in the muscle in between the epicardium and the myocardium. Rest of video is a good review of the parts. Grades 9-12. 4:35 min.
A doctor, with animation, walks the viewer through the structure of the heart in easy-to-understand information. Features many amazing facts.
Human Anatomy - HIP
This is a computer-animated video (02:14) that describes how the function of hip bones and how they work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.