The Elephant's Lullaby by Tom Knight
Moving Box Studios and Tom Knight Productions team up to bring you a music video titled The Elephant's Lullaby. Very cute tune and well-made video. The jungle animals try to convince Ellie, the baby elephant, that she needs to go to bed. Young children will enjoy this video. It is a fun teaching resource for a variety of subjects: music class, thematic unit on jungle animals, etc. (04:35)
Students are introduced to the basics of punctuation through the telling
of Lincoln's life and accomplishments. Students learn the types of
punctuation and when to use them.
End and Middle Punctuation
Just a quick punctuation sorting activity.
Copyright for Educators - Introduction, Episode 1
Copyright for Educators - Introduction Episode 1. This series by KOCE-TV is called, "Copyright for Educators," is designed to help educators learn about Fair Use of materials. There are three parts in this series. The 7:31 video is for teachers. The first part of the series is an overview whereas the others parts are more specific.
How to Identify Birds of Prey by Sight
How to identify birds of prey such as eagles and hawks in this three minute video. The narrator explains what these birds look and act like, but does not show any of them. Teachers should have images of the birds to share with the students so they can better understand the explanations. This is a series.
Things are now always what they seem, especially when it comes to snakes like these. Watch some amazing camouflaged snakes. This video would be great to introduce the following concepts: animal defenses, camouflage, fright, mimicry, and/or protective resemblance. Run time 02:00.
On Australia's Ningaloo Reef, tourists can swim with whale sharks. What do the sharks think of this? Researchers deploy the National Geographic Crittercam to study whale shark behavior and the animals' relationship with tourists. Run time 05:38.
LET´S PLAY WITH COLOURS
An animated cartoon singing about different colors. (1:17)
Traveling South America
This is a video of a two year world trip in South America. On this movie it travels from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia to Argentina. Note: There is no sound on this video.
Maya Pyramids of Chichen Itza
Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? This video reviews what remains of this city with good images and a brief history and accomplishments of these people.
Rhyming Poems for Children
Narrator reads a book of short poems that rhyme in this video. The book's pictures each page and teaches children about rhyming. Illustrations depict daily life in Sri Lanka. (8:33)
The Wright Brothers
The story of the Wright Brothers and what they did after the first flight are touched upon in this two minute video. Basic material, but might be of interest to students how think that these inventors disappeared after their great deed.
This four minute video is about the adult life on Disney. A few tidbits about his life, but nothing in depth. More of a "puff piece."
World War I: Americans Arrive Just in Time
The arrival of American troops helped the Allies to triumph over Germany and the Central Powers as they arrived just before the fall of Paris. Original photos and video make this attractive to students. The cost in manpower is also explained. Also discussed is the changes the war brought about in terms of women and minorities.
Building Simple Machines: Plant Quencher
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, and other simple machines to construct her "plant quencher." Closed captioning included.
In this image-filled talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand displays his three most recent projects on humanity and our habitat -- stunning aerial photographs in his series "The Earth From Above," personal interviews from around the globe featured in his web project "6 billion Others," and his soon-to-be-released movie, "Home," which documents human impact on the environment through breathtaking video.
With photography, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has captured the beauty of the Earth. Through video an
Idioms in ASL - From A to Z
English idioms are presented in American Sign Language through skits that demonstrate the meaning of the idiom. A project from Kentucky School for the Deaf. *Open captioned for hearing students. (0:33)
The Water Cycle
The water cycle illustrates evaporation and condensation as it occurs around the world to recycle the planet's water. Learn about the the earth's water usage with important facts from a science teacher. (01:33)
The Water Cycle - by StudyJams
The water cycle is the constant movement of water through the Earth and its atmosphere. Water on the ground evaporates, becoming water vapor. The vapor rises, becomes clouds, and then falls back to the Earth as rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Learn more about the water cycle with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Khalil Gibran, Song of the Rain
Khalil Gibran's song of the rain is set to music by Bach and accompanied by images that are inspirational.