Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
From the Go Figure video series: In this video, the math concepts of fractions, decimals and percents are presented in a fun and engaging way. Those students wanting to review the basics within these three areas will find this study-aid an effective way to do so. Video is slow moving at the beginning. Run time 16:23.
Beginning Fractions - Sample
Cool music, colorful animation, and lots of humor—thats our secret formula for getting kids excited and motivated to learn about fractions and decimals. Kid-appealing songs and rhymes help students of all ages learn new terms and remember the rules about congruent parts, equivalent fractions, proper and improper fractions, mixed numerals, decimals, and more. (2:20)
Working with Fractions
This is a quick video with example on how to add, subtract, mutiply and divide fractions.
Converting Fractions to Percent
This 1:34 video is about a learning trick to help to learn how to convert fractions into percent.
Operations with Decimals
The instructor demonstrates how to perform operations with decimal numbers. Several examples are done modeling all four operations. This video is of good quality.
Equations with Decimals
In this video they start with easy word problems using decimals. Then they move on to multi-step word problems using decimals. This problem is complicated and a little confusing if you are not completely competent in decimals. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Who Invented Fractions?
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang discusses the history of fractions.
Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Introduction to Fractions
An eighth grade student created MathLand and host "Seven." The claymation shows basic fractions and the different ways they can be expressed. Well done. (2:13)
Math Made Easy: Introduction to Fractions (Part 1)
In this video, the viewer is introduced to fractions and shows how to find the numerator and denominator. For third-grade students and older.
Math Made Easy: Introduction to Fractions (Part 2)
In this video, the instructor does a couple of example problems to show how to identify the denominator and numerator. For third-graders and older.
Comparing Numbers to 50 Using Greater Than and Less Than
Using two numbers, students will compare the numbers to determine if it is less than or great than. Remember, the greater than/less than symbol points to the smaller number. User clicks through the slides.
Self Inflating Fish
Watch this video and see a fish that looks more like a balloon! This fish is actually a fish, a balloon, and a poisonous pill all in one. Watch an otter try to eat this fish without much success. This video is an example of animal defense. Run time 01:24.
How to Form Contractions
This video discuses how to form contractions. The words are printed on a black screen and many examples are given.
Tides and Waves
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes tides and waves and how they are created by the gravitational forces of the sun and moon. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific
Climate Change: State of the Earth
In 2006, Arctic sea ice shrank 6 percent more than it usually does, thus further speeding up global warming and threatening the survival of polar bears. Scientists discuss the ramifications and possible causes. Run time 05:59.
How to hatch a chick!
Meyer Hatchery discusses their methods for hatching chicks to be used as household pets.
Pronunciation Tip II
In this video explains a web site to help with prononciation. The web site is www.sozoexchange.com which is a free web site.
Lesson 8 - Love and Marriage - English Vocabulary
A lesson in honor of Valentine's Day. Topic: Love and Marriage. Expressions for students at the upper intermediate and advanced levels.
How to tell the Time
A simple video showing how to tell the time in English. The video explains how to tell the time showing a clock and the different sections in it.