Pottery Crafts for Kids : Building Up the Sides of Pottery Wheel Piece
How to build up the sides of a pottery piece to account for shrinkage when firing. If the pottery is fired twice it will shrink about 12%. Cut it off the wheel using a wire.
How to Make a Clay Hedgehog
This video teaches how to make an animal using "Pinch pot" method with minimal tools and equipment. Step by step process to make a clay hedgehog. What is needed: 1) Clay 2) Pin tool 3) Slip No directions-process is demonstrated. (0:40)
What Causes the Seasons on Earth?
This video uses computer animation to explain seasons and what causes the Seasons on Earth. Run time 1:02
Blame it on the DNA
This student-made music video was written to get students excited about the basics of protein synthesis and how proteins can affect phenotypes, including disease phenotypes. Note that very few things in life can actually be "blamed on DNA", and the creators of this video don't want the viewer to walk away from this video with that message. Nor are they making light of the seriousness of genetic disease, but simply trying to generate excitement in the learning process. T
Optical Illusions Part 1
Some amazing optical illusions. Is seeing really believing? The illustions appear on the sreen with questions and explanations written. Set to music. Run time 02:17.
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
: Watercolor Painting Winter Barn Supplies
Use a round brush and a fine point to paint a winter barn. This brush is between a 6-15. You need a 1 inch brush, colbalt blue, rose, burnt umber, yellow, burnt siena and pane's grey. You need a water bowl, a spray bottle and a paint palet. Last a .5 mm pencil and a paper towel is needed. English captions. (1:38)
Specific Latent Heat Explained
In this clip learn about the states of matter and the names for specific changes of state. Examples are presented on changes of state and when to use the latent heat equation.
Vinegar and Baking Soda Demonstration
Join Nanna in her mad lab as she uses vinegar and baking soda to explore the properties of matter, with this classic and always fun science experiement for kids. In this video, Nanna teaches about the three states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas as well as chemical changes. Run time 06:45
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.
Are you annoyed with the way people use their smartphone without regard for friends and family around them? This episode of 5Across deals with our lack of etiquette and how we should balance our need to be connected on our phones with the people around us. (26:21)
Reaction to New Immigration- late 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The influx of millions of new immigrants into America’s cities had a powerful effect on city governments. At the time, state and federal governments did little to help immigrants adjust to their new lives in America, leaving city governments burdened with the enormous task. Due to the rapid rate of urban growth, cities could scarcely keep up with city dwellers' needs for transit, water, sewers, street cleaning, and fire and police protection. This lack of go
Special Education Teaching : Teaching Strategies in Special Education
In special education, the standard course of study should be modified and simplified to help kids with special needs to remember. Learn about research-based instructional programs that are used to teach reading in special education with help from a special education teacher in this video (01:39) on teaching strategies in special education.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and l
Volcanic Activity: Vesuvius Buries Pompeii
Vesuvius' Eruption That Buried Pompeii - Vesuvius' most early eruption, is now its most famous. (01:24)
Bianca Goes Where the Wind Blows
In this segment from Cyberchase, Bianca gives her niece Mikaela a kite for her birthday. Bianca is determined to find the best place to fly it. To help with their search, Bianca creates a wind gauge that measures how hard the wind blows. After taking wind gauge readings in different spots around the park, they are able to find a spot where the kite soars beautifully. Run time 03:25.
The Helping Verb Blues - Song
This appears to be a teacher-made video. The clip is a song about helping verbs. Lyrics are written on the screen as music is played and sung in the backgroud. Audio quality is somewhat low. (01:54)
Comparative and Superlative Adjective
This is an eight minute video that slowly goes over the differences in comparative and superlative adjectives and gives examples. Some of the examples include good, better, best, bad, worse, worst, many, more, and most. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (08:10)
Moments (Part 2) - Khan Academy
Two more moment problems. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.(13:50)
How It Works: Large Hadron Collider machine.
A six minute video animation that explains how the collider works. Excellent work for students who are studing this can easily learn from. A first rate work a clearly shown.
Introduction to Springs and Hooke's Law
Introduction to Hooke's Law. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:05.