Velocity of Currents
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. 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 Lea
We hear about strange things from distant places that get washed up on our shores all the time. But how did they get there? Learn more about ocean currents. (01:20)
What Causes Waves?
The major cause of waves, specifically ocean waves, is wind,
although waves can also be created by tides and earthquakes. Learn
how waves are simply the result of winds passing over water.
Mid Ocean Ridges, Volcanoes, and the Arctic
This video discusses the phenomena related to: tectonic plates, underwater volcanoes, and hydrothermal systems. Run time 05:53.
This segment of the Ocean Odyssey series describes ocean topography and where oil seepage comes from. 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 inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to be
Deep Ocean Eruption
See the recent "underwater Fourth of July" scientists believe is the deepest volcanic eruption ever seen--with three-foot-wide lava bubbles and flows creeping over the seafloor. Video run time is 2:23.
Visiting Paris, France Video
Over a healthful breakfast, Toot and Puddle discuss traveling to Paris.
Layers of the Atmosphere Rap
This teacher made video is a song about the layers of the atmosphere. It was designed for a sixth grade classroom and uses a familar tune from Kanye West. The lyrics repeat the layers (stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, ionosphere, and exosphere) several times in the song as well as listing a few features from each layer. Run time 03:09.
Treaty of Versailles (1919)
The long process before the tready was signed. Each country wanted parts or control over other countries. President Wilson's League of Nations is also mentioned. This three minute video shows how this treaty helped cause the Second World War.
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila
School House Rock - No More Kings
This is a classic School House Rock animated video of the story of the pilgrims arriving in America. NOTE: This is another video that had to be uploaded as the original video that was on WatchKnow was deleted from YouTube. Good sound quality. (03:00)
The Ante-Bellum Period: A Nation Divided: The American Civil War
A short selection from a documentary about the Ante-Bellum Period. This video shows footage and information about the period before the U.S. Civil War. There were over 3 million slaves doing the labor in the south. (2:00)
History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.
Harry Potter-POA Ch.7 The Boggart In The Wardrobe-part3
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 7: The Boggart in the Wardrobe is read.
How to Teach Two-Digit Multiplication
When multiplying two-digit numbers, take the first number and multiply it be each of the other numbers. Multiply two-digit number and learn about place holders with help from a math author and teacher. (01:38) This uploader feels that the camera should be a little closer to the board.
World War II Through Cartoons
Political cartoons provide a fascinating glimpse into the people,
events and issues of the past. Cartoonists use a variety of devices to
make a point in an arresting way that will stimulate the viewer to think
critically about the events of the day. The Second World War is one
such event. The focus of the video is on Canada. (Professional video with narration and explanation of the events when the cartoons are shown.)
A clip of The Simpsons is used to demonstrate the dangers of cholesterol as Homer consumes all sorts of unhealthy foods like bacon and donuts. He ends up collapsing in front of Mr. Burns and ends in the ambulance on his way to the ER.
Malaria: No Ordinary Mosquito Bite
A video showing the dangers of Malaria, how easily it can spread, and its effects on humans. It also explains why Americans should be concerned about the disease. Animations illustrate what is happening at the molecular level.(09:28)
Fighting Malaria in Kenya
Discusses how malaria is currently being fought in Kenya. Explains how the mosquito bite leads to the disease. Various means of prevention are shown, as well as troubles the team ran into in implementing the plan.
Michelle Obama and Elmo Discuss Exercise
Mrs. Obama and Elmo talk about exercise on Sesame Street.