Discovering the Internet: Search Engines
Video: Discovering the Internet: Search Engines Episode 6 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the use of search engines when navigating the Internet. Web directories organize sites into different catagories/sub catagories. All sites in the directory are approved by humans. Search engines give back broader hits. Google uses spiders to crawl from website to website to search for criteria. (07:57)
Discovering the Internet: Netiquette
Video: Discovering the Internet: Netiquette Episode 11 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the proper netiquette when navigating the Internet. There are guidlines for communicating on the web-all are explored.(5:38)
Plant Anatomy & Physiology / Botany 1
Plant Anatomy Physiology Botany is a 19 minute video that is a lecture. The sound quality is a bit weak, but the images are good. The teacher may want to stop the video at times and help add depth to the lesson.
Veggie Tales- Larry Boy and the Rumor Weed part 3
When Laura Carrot and Junior Asparagus misunderstand a neighbor, a story that he is a robot starts circulating throughout Bumblyburg. The Rumor Weed feeds on the gossip and spreads its menacing intentions all over town. Supercucumber Larry-Boy is called in to get to the root of the problem. This video teaches children about the negative effects of gossip with clever Batmanish humor and positive "veggie" role models. The horrible Rumor Weed even turns into a beautiful flowering plant when it chan
Physics is Fun to Imagine
In this archival footage from BBC TV, celebrated physicist Richard Feynman explains what fire, magnets, rubber bands (and more) are like at the scale of the jiggling atoms they're made of. This accessible, enchanting conversation in physics reveals a teeming nano-world that's just plain fun to imagine. Run time 07:06.
Useful expressions in French
i am right in French, i am wrong in French, I am cold in French, useful expressions in French
Introduction to the computer and Microsoft Windows, for teaching purposes. The computer is fairly old, but the video is still valid and this is a basic one good for novices.
Counting from 1 to 999 in Chinese
This video shows how the Chinese counting system is constructed from a simple logical system, which uses just 12 characters (and therefore sounds) to count from 1 to 999. It uses animation to help show the numbers and how they are drawn. Taught in English. Pronunciations of numbers in Chinese. (Length 04:06)
Captain Cluck: End Punctuation
This cute Electric Company video discusses ending marks by using the same sentence (He ate a worm) and explains when you would use a question mark, period, or exclamation point. This is a great resource to introduce punctuation marks in the elementary classroom. (0:36)
Plate Tectonics: An Introduction
In the early 1900s, most geologists thought that Earth's appearance, including the arrangement of the continents, had changed little since its formation. This video segment adapted from Discovering Women describes the impact the theory of plate tectonics has had on our understanding of Earth's geological history, as we have become aware of our planet's ever-changing nature. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:21.
HTML Website Design Tutorial 1 - Basics & Beginnings
In this HTML website design tutorial you will learn how to write and format your very first web page - using HTML.
Birds First Aid
This nine minute video is part of a series. It starts slowly and does not really start until the 1:30 mark.
It's January in Antartica and summer is in full swing. This movie uses professional video footage and narration from National Geographic to show how these Antarctic animals flock to the shore for mating season. This brief video is an example of adult/young relationship between the parent penguin and baby chicks. Run time 02:45.
Executive Branch People
The federal government has three branches; each branch has
specific functions. The President, Vice President, and Cabinet make up
the executive branch. The executive branch runs the government and makes sure that the laws passed by the legislative branch are enforced. The Cabinet gives advice to the President and runs the various departments.
A great informational movie on the puffin bird. This short video clip also follows a baby puffin as it is born and then moves towards the ocean for its first solo swim. RUn time 02:15.
A New Day Song - Signing Time
This song shows babies taking walks in their strollers. The sign for tree is taught and shown by children.
Singular Nouns: Gender and Articles
The video show an animation of a teacher explaining the use of Singular nouns in Spanish- The explanation is given in English. There are several examples with their translation into English. There is some practice at the end.
History of the Harpsichord from Julliard
Meet Me at the Corner, Virtual Field Trips for Kids, takes you to New York City to meet Alexandra Dunbar who plays the harpsichord. Learn about the history of the harpsichord and hear it's beautiful sound. Links also to fun websites about early music and a Learning Corner of questions and activiites. (3:52)
Professional video from National Geographic showing the genetic trait of fainting goats. Shows actual footage of goats fainting. Grades 5-12. 49 sec.
Learn Basic English Colors 1 - Vocabulary by Pumkin.com
This video is meant to help kids learn beginner English colors. It is fun and kids can use it to study.