The Number Guy Sings About Four
One of a series of Sesame Street cartoon snippets in which a guy, voiced by Jerry Nelson, sings about how many animals will be in his room. (:32)
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Ice, Snow, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Chloride
Why do we put salt on the roads and what is the difference between snow and ice? This video talks about the chemical reaction between ice and salt. Talks about why ice is not just melted with heat when on roads. It also talks about calcium chloride and how it compares to sodium chloride. It details snow and the chemical description of it. Talks about how snow crystals are formed. Run time 05:50.
Density Bottle Experiment
This video provides an interesting experiment to teach kids about density. A student shows how to experiment with density using a water bottle and various liquids. An explanation is provided by the student Run time 06:52.
Temperature vs. Heat
Eureka! explains that heat refers to quantity of hotness, and is determined by the mass and speed of molecules. This program demonstrates that a bucket of water at a temperature of 50 degress Celsius contains more heat than a cup of water at 100 degrees Celsius. Video is good quality and has good information for students of any level.
Learn what a parabolic path is. Discover why a vector analysis of motion is useful. Learn how to do simple vector sums.
Write Alouds-Part 2 of 3-Shared Writing/Interactive Writing
In part 2 of this video, Bobby Martel continues explaining how to effectively use a write aloud in the elementary classroom. She discusses how to use finger space and how to stretch words to spell. She encourages us to praise their predictions. Martel shows us step by step how to help students participate in the interactive writing process. Part 2 of 3. (5:00)
The Writing Process Explained with Linda Bausch-Mentoring Texts
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch discusses the stages of the writing process in a Writer's Workshop. This video is a great resource for teachers who teach the writing process. She discusses how to generate ideas in your students. She shows how to launch, "nurture the seed"(collecting), drafting (what kind of container am I putting all this writing in), revision (adding in), publishing (cover, dedication page, etc.), and celebrate-show that this writing is important. This is part of a bi
Treatment of Dyslexia With Exercises
Treatment of Dyslexia With Exercises. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is not directly treated with exercises, but other problems that may worsen the dyslexic symptoms, such as vision problems and clumsiness, can be remedied with therapy.(1:38)
Helping Verb Song
Mrs. Jefferies class was divided into small groups and given the task of memorizing a list of helping/being/linking verbs. They did this by putting the words into songs. This group is singing a song from Beyonce. Run time 0:43
Appositives and Punctuation
This teacher-created video contains an instructor defining appositives and explaining punctuation of appositives. Examples are shown on a white board. Restrictive and nonrestrictive appositives are defined, and punctuation of both is explained. ( 8:05)
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 1)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? 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.
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 2)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? Second part of what happens when we pull on a pulley. 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.
What Is an Electrical Inverter?
An electrical inverter is a device that can create an alternating
current from a direct current, allowing the current to go backwards and forwards instead of in only one direction. Find out how an electrical inverter works from a science teacher in this
To The Garden
It's never too early to start little ones on healthful eating habits. Ask Nina and Jeff, two energetic mini-monsters who live in a garden full of wonderfully nutritious goodies. "What is that orange thing buried in the ground?" "What are those red balls doing up in that tree?" They plant, hoe, harvest, and picnic their way to teaching kids the importance of fresh produce for a healthy diet.
Books of the Old Testament Video lists the books of the Old Testament to song. The books of the bible are printed on the screen. The song is sung and the words on the screen change. Song is repeated so students can try and sing along. There are not pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is slow and doesn’t give specifics of the books of the New Testament.
Video lists the books of the Old Testament to song. The books of the bible are printed on the screen. The song is sung and the words on the screen change. Song is repeated so students can try and sing along. There are not pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is slow and doesn’t give specifics of the books of the New Testament.
Books of the Old Testament Song
This song is accompanied by typed slides. It is intended as a way to learn and remember the books of the Old Testament of the Bible in the correct order. The song repeats all of the books two different times.