This video is about the man made landscapes. It discusses what a human landscape is and some example of man made landscapes in Australia. A koala bear is the animated narrator in this video clip.
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Converting Units of Length
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert units of length. The problem in this eight-minute video is this:
Jamir is training for a race and is running laps around a field. If the distance around a field is 300 yards, how many corporate laps would he need to run at least 2 miles?
Converting Yards Into Inches
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert yards into inches. The problem in this video is this:
How many inches are in 4 and a half yards?
Converting Pounds to Ounces
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert pounds into ounces. The problem in this video is this:
How many ounces are in 6 pounds?
Adding Different Units of Length
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
Counting from 1 to 10 in Chinese
This video introduces a fun way to count from 1 to 10 in Chinese - with hand gestures. Run time 0:49.
Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Kids' Factory Music-"I See the Sun"
This is a sweet song with beautiful illustrations about the sun and stars. Some of the lyrics include "I see the sun, a big round sun. I see the moon, a big round moon, I see the stars, little, little stars-smiling just for me". This would be a great teaching resource for any younger elementary classroom for fun, general music class, or for a thematic unit on Earth or planets (2:40).
Very poor audio, images are not explained, and there is no background to the interviews.
The Last Moments of the Columbia Astronauts
This ten minute video is the only video recovered after Columbia disintegrated during re-entry. It depicts the crew during their final preparations, before landing. The tape ends four minutes before the first failure. The rest of the video was destroyed. The use of this video may be limited in use for most classrooms due to its quality and subject matter. However, it does portray what happens on this flight and the risks that humans face when seeking new frontiers.
Dog Domestication 1
Dogs domesticate themselves because the more trusting ones remain at human garbage dumps and eat more food than the wilder ones. This video clip is from PBS. (08:50)
Phases of Meiosis
This 27 minute video is about the 12 phases of meiosis. The phases of meiosis are meiosis I, prophase I, leptotene, zygotene, pachytene, diplotene, diakinesis, synchronous processes, metaphase I, anaphase I, and telophase I. All of these 12 phases of meiosis combine together to create new organisms such as by sexual reproduction. The video uses a cartoon graphic and a lecturer.
Commas, Semicolons, Colons
This video is an AP English project. It explains how to use commas, semicolons, and colons and provides examples of how to use each correctly. The examples are not read aloud by the narrators, so it might be helpful to pause the video to read through the examples. Then, the video asks some questions with multiple choice answers to test your knowledge of correctly using each type of punctuation.
Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik
This is a live video of New Trinity Baroque, Atlanta's leading period instrument orchestra, performing Mozart's masterpiece, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" ("A Little Night Music") at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on September 2, 2006. The orchestra is conducted by Predrag Gosta. (9:00)
Ten minute video of how to simplify expressions that contain square roots. Simplifying numbers under square roots is demonstrated.
Introduction to Decimals, Part I
This is part 1 of 2. This video starts with a review of place value, then proceeds to a decimal into a word statement, then writes the decimal as a fraction. Many examples are done. Then it moves on to whole numbers and decimals, writing them out, and showing the fraction equivalent. A few more examples are done. It is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic. (07:00)
This video, created for the My Canada Video Contest, provides basic information about Canada to the tune of "Cross Canada" by Stompin' Tom Connors. The video won third place in the contest. (1:25)
Stop Motion-Bay of Fundy "TIDE" - Parrsboro, NS
A man created this video of the famous Bay of Fundy tide. He took one picture every 30 seconds for 6 hours straight. This is only a video from low tide (12:53PM) to high tide (6:44PM). Video shows how drastic the tides are in the Bay of Fundy.
Fundy Tides - Scotts Bay Timelapse
Ever wonder what it was like living near the highest tides in the world - reaching a rise of up to 50 feet? This time lapse shot at Scots Bay, NS, in the Bay of Fundy shows twelve hours of tide in only 120 seconds. People have often found themselves facing peril when they did not keep an eye on the clock while beach combing. When the tide is rolling in at an average rate of 8 feet of depth per hour it can be a chore just staying ahead of it.