CVC Words and Silent E
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces cards can be used to show the rule of short vowels, and how a silent "e" changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Models a strategy for teaching CVC and CVCsilet"e" rule. Story is a bit long for young children. Teacher adds "uh" to some initial consonants which can be confusing for some learners. (1:25)
Watercolor Painting Using Brushes
You can use the brush as a stamp. English captions. (1:04)
The differences between ionic and covalent bonds are explained by the use of scientific models and examples from nature. The periodic table predicts which elements will bond and how those bonds will form. All elements want to reach a stable electron configuration. Energy is stored in chemical bonds and released when these bonds are broken.
A Bond is a Bond, Right? (Ionic and Covalent Bonding)
This computer animated chemistry video about the similarities and differences between ionic and covalent bonding. The music playing in the background is titled "Meet the Elements" by They Might Be Giants. Run time 05:23.
Tom Lehrer's 'The Elements'
This video features Tom Lerher's song about the elements. The amination adds to the video as the animation highlights the words (elements) as they are being sung. Suitable for high-school chemistry students.
Colons and Semicolons with Sentences
Jane Straus answers questions about colons and semicolons. The lesson is quite brief and is a short excerpt only.
How and When to Use Colons
This lesson excerpt talks about how and when to use colons. Some example sentences that use colons are shown. There are five ways in which a colon can be used. Only one way is discussed in any depth in this video.
What Is a Semicolon?
A semicolon is used when a writer wants their reader to take an extended pause. Teacher presents examples on her computer screen. (1:20)
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
How to Draw Arms on a Cartoon Girl
In this clip the arms are added to the character. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (2:15)
The History of Roman Catholicism
This is a brief history of Roman Catholicism. It is narrated by a woman as historical pictures are flashing across the screen.
Drawing Cartoon Insects : Drawing Cartoon Dragonflies
Add character to a cartoon dragonfly with a dragon-like nose. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Page. English captions. (2:25)
Compare, Order and Measure Weight and Capacity
Observing a virtual balance, students will compare a two objects to determine which is heavier, lighter or about the same weight. Compare two jars to see which one would hold more. User clicks through the slides.
How to Calculate the Volume of a Triangular Prism
Calculate the volume of a triangular prism by using a mathematical formula and measuring the base, height and length. Determine the volume of a triangular prism with tips from a teacher.
How to Find the Volume of a Pyramid
This 2:50 video teaches how to find the volume of a pyramid. One formula you use to find the volume of a pyramid is V =
(area of the base times height) divided by 3. There isn't any narrator for this video.
Blooms Taxonomy: A Slide Show
Slides only, this video attempts to show the various aspects of Bloom's taxonomy. However, there very little detail or examples. Would be good for a staff development meeting, but of little value without someone to flesh out the information. (3:30)
Raising Rheas- A Cousin of the Ostrich
A movie showing how mother and father Rheas take care of their baby chicks. Rheas are cousins to the Ostrichs. Run time 02:48.
40 Blocks From My Home Song
Farley sings about being 40 blocks from his home. The numbers are shown through the video. This Sesame Street video also delves into how students feels when they are 40 blocks from home. (2:13)
How to Form Contractions
This video discuses how to form contractions. The words are printed on a black screen and many examples are given.
How to hatch a chick!
Meyer Hatchery discusses their methods for hatching chicks to be used as household pets.