Introduction to the body parts for children to learn about head, eyes, nose, ear, mouth, hands, legs, stomach, neck, heart, arm, fingers, thumb, foot, and feet. Run time 13:00.
Valley of the Kings Cemetery 1550 BC Egypt
Video showing the present day Valley of the Kings Cemetery with narration describing the history of the cemetery.
Helpful YouTube Tutorial
With all the changes happening wih YouTube, I give you an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to use the site. You will see how to comment on the video. Scroll down to find the comment section where you can add your comments by clicking on the post comment.
Impact of an Oil Spill
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the impact of oil spills on the environment, how oil spills are tracked, and what is used to clean up oil spills. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquir
Carbon: Periodic Table of Elements
This three minute video provides students with information on the element carbon in a variety of examples. Teachers may need to help explain some of the uses of carbon as the video does get complicated at times.
How 'Deepwater Horizon' Became History's Biggest Oil Spil
Deepwater Horizon Became Historys Biggest Oil Spil - Dr. Peter Roopnarine presents early results of a study of the impact of the Gulf oil spill on marine life there, particularly the mollusks. The techniques used can also be applied to a variety of questions ranging from evolutionary biology to drought in the southwest. (02:57)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 4 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan continues with this logic statement and works step-by-step through it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (01:49)
French Past Tense
This video offers an introductory discussion of the past tense in the French language. (01:24) The narrator in the video explains the passe compose (a compound tense).
ASIMO avoids moving obstacles: A Robot Built by Honda
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have given Honda's humanoid robot, ASIMO, has the ability to walk towards a goal position while avoiding obstacles. The robot's work is well worth a student watching and ideal for technology course.
They Might Be Giants-"Put It to the Test" Song-Scientific Method
In this cute, animated video, students will learn about forming a hypothesis, creating a test and control assignments, testing the hypothesis, and forming the results. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. (1:58)
Learning about Wheels and Axles with Curious George
The children explore different materials and figure out ways to make moving objects that have wheels. One pair of students use styrofoam, straws, pipecleaners, and empty spools of thread to create their rolling vehicle.
Reading Fair Examples
The DeSoto County Schools Reading Fair was held Monday Jan. 25 at the school's main office. This amateur video includes interviews with the children about their book. It also includes interviews from judges and teachers describing what they are looking for in a high quality, winning project. Students might use this video to give them examples of ways to present a book report. Run time 05:00.
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Water's Journey - The River Returns
This video highlights the St. Johns river and discusses its history, explores its beauty, and describes the issues around environmental protection and sustainable growth. (4:32)
Johnny Appleseed Visits Mrs. Hughes Class
Mrs. Hughes class has been reading about Johnny Appleseed. Today the class received a visit from Johnny Appleseed! He talked to them about his travels and about the importance of learning to read.
An Aztec Sacrife
When an Aztec priest removed a person's heart during humar sacrifice, would it still be beating? Medical Investigator Shiya Ribowsky has the answer. Video is somewhat graphic and not meant for younger children. Run time 02:59.
Animals and Camouflage
Watch animals of all sorts display their abilities to camouflage themselves. It is the ultimate tool in protection from predators, and most scientists believe that it has developed over time. This video addresses MANY different animals of camouflage, is well narrated, and has some great videography. There is a Biblical scripture quote at the end of the video. Run time 05:31.
Geometry - Similar Triangles
In this lesson, students review the idea that the ratios of the lengths
of corresponding sides of similar figures are equal. Students then use
this idea to find missing segment lengths in similar figures.
Drowsy Maggie (reel)
Emily Brandenburg is the violinist playing this Irish folk tune (a reel) on stage in this brief (1:03) clip. She plays it once through and then the first part again. She is not playing in a traditional style, by the way, but you can get an idea of what the tune sounds like . (1:03)
ACS Talk on Cheminformatics in Open Notebook Science
I present at the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans on April 6, 2008. The use cheminformatics tools such as SMILES, InChI, InChIKeys and JCAMP-DX to store and retrieve experimental information on a public laboratory notebook is detailed.