The Many Uses of Pi
This video talks about what pi is, how to calculate pi, where pi is found, and fun facts / activities with pi. March 14 is Pi Day. Manly graphics.
Donald Duck in MathMagic Land (Part 3 of 3) | Walt Disney Pictures
The first part of this animated video shows how math aids in making pool shots, then the video focuses on other ways math is used in our world. (09:12)
Perimeter and Area Rap
In this teacher-created video, students are taught the concepts of perimeter and area through a rap song. (:59)
Step by step instructions on how to make a water compass. (1:12)
Step inside the making of the Harley-Davidson and its powerful engine. (3:38)
Soil "Movie Trailer" on Vimeo
Many of my students don't get really excited for our Soil Lesson, so I made a movie Trailer to hopefully get them a little more excited before we actually start the lesson.
Thanks to the Luck Stone Boscobel Plant for my tour of their rock quarry! I had an awesome time!
Thanks to the Young Scientist for the awesome lesson on soil. My kids loved making the layers of soil on your notecards!
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
" Fern Gets Fit"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox joins a fitness centers and experiences many new sports ( gymnastics, swimming, yoga, fencing, and racquetball). The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 3:28)
A Brief History on SAMOA
Music Artist Lole Usoalii speaks a short and brief history of the motherland "Samoa" which inspires her to create her latest album "the movement".
Oceania - Cook Islands - Atiu - Coffee Plantation
A coffee plantation on Cook Island. The natives work on the plantation and the video shows them harvesting and selling the coffee beans. No narration.
Spread of Technology from Ford to Europe in 1920s
Ford was the preeminent manufacturer in the 1920s. However,
the Ford techniques were spread internationally by Ford itself through
subsidiaries and by other companies learning from Ford. This video
shows both processes. Note that the British firm Morris, while
instituting an assembly line, has a hand-driven version and thus paid
its workers on piece rates. Ford had a mechanical line and thus could
regulate the work pace without piece rate incentives.
Periodic Table Song
Short 1 1/2 minute video is an animated professor singing all of the elements on the periodic table. Elements are written at the bottom of the screen as he sings them. However, they are not in order. Still a cute, catchy song.
Trigonometry Introduction - Yay Math
Definition of trigonometric ratios, degrees, radians, sin, cos, tan. Finding sign of ratios. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable.(05:51)
Using Sine to Calculate the Area of a Triangle
This video explains how to derive a formula for using sine to calculate the area of a triangle by using the standard formula for the area of a triangle. Using sine to calculate the area of a triangle means that we can find the area knowing only the measures of two sides and an angle of the triangle. There is no need to know the height of the triangle, only how to calculate using the sine function. (2:03)
Introduction to Existentialism (Part 3 of 4)
Part three in a basic introduction to existentialism. Run time 06:42.
Know Learn how to read ABC Alphabet
Alphabet - watch this video again and again, your kids will familiar with ABCD within a week. It shows the kids their ABC's
ABC's with People Shapes
Learn the letters of the alphabet as people are used to shape each character. The name of each letter is recited as the letter enters the screen. Upper case letters only. Run time 02:07.
Learning the Alphabets with Animals
Easily teach your child ABCs by relating it to animals. "A is for Ant. B is for Bird. C is for Cat...." Each phrase is repeated twice. The letter, picture, and word all appear on the screen. Run time 04:08.
ABC song/ASL alphabet - American Version
This video uses cute music and images to help teach the letters of the alphabet as well as the ASL (sign language) for each letter. Lyrics include "A is for apple. B is for brown. C is for candy. and D is for down......" Run time 01:54.
Letter by letter,you are given very simply audio to teach th e young there alphabet. This movie clip moves at a very slow pace, but offer good detail pictures.