Apple through Time
A quick history of the Apple Macintosh adventure starting from 2007 and going back in time to 1976. It begins showing the iMac, the 2006 iPod nano, 2006 Macbook, 2001 iPod, back to 1976. The video shows some commercial footage. (5:14)
Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. This video explains how solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations. For example, we can solve the formula for distance, d=rt, for r to produce an equation for rate. (1:50)
Rounding Whole Numbers, Part 1 of 3
Mr. Khan uses a number line to show how to round to the nearest hundred. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (04:23)
Graphing an Equation in Standard Form
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to graph an equation in standard form. One example is modeled using the approach of finding the x and y intercept and using these to points to plot on the coordinate plane.
The Lost City of Angkor Wat
One of National Geographic's Ancient Mysteries video series, this video explains how this lost city as large as Manhattan, was discovered in 1860. Its purpose and why it was eventually abandoned by the Khmer are explained.
How to Use Skype
A tutorial that takes you through all the steps from downloading to using to conference call.
Adlai Stevenson and Evidence of Missles in Cuba
This is a b/w video of the speech to the U.N. concerning evidence of the missiles in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Adlai Stevenson's speech to the U.N., the naval blockade, photos of the Cuban bases, and support from the OAS are included.
Multiples of Numbers
In this brief video, students learn that multiples of a number come from multiplying the given number by whole numbers. The video is suitable for third-grade students and up.
At the Restaurant
This is a slide show presenting vocabulary related to restaurants. The words are presented with images and they are read out. The presentation is done at quite fast speed and there is no repetition.
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Planetas
This one-minute animated Spanish video offers information to younger learners about the planets in our Solar System.
How to Read and Make Pictographs
This whiteboard presentation show student how to make and interpret pictographs. The teacher narrator begins with a data chart and shows students how to create a pictograph. In the second section, the off-screen teacher shows how to use a pictograph to solve a word problem. This is a great resource to introduce or to re-teach this important skill. (5:57)
Tally Charts and Frequency Tables
In this whiteboard presentation, the teacher narrator shows how to create a tally chart and then use the tally chart to create a frequency chart. Next, the teacher demonstrates how to answer the word problem using the frequency table.
Comparing Objects With Clifford
Clifford, the big red dog, hosts an animated game where students click on the object that Clifford describes. The objects are in sets and students click on the smallest, tallest, shortest, etc. Clifford gives a "good job" reinforcement for the correct answer. Students are prompted to try again if they select the incorrect answer. No reading is required.
A nursery rhyme that can help children learn to count forward and backwards.
Learning How to Put Numbers in Order - with Curious George
The children receive large cards with numbers on them and are instructed to get in order from 1-20. Next, they are given large cards with stickers on them. They are instructed to count the stickers and then get in order from 1-20. This activity could be used with lower age children using smaller numbers.
Preschool Activities For Learning-Hand Eye Co-Ordination Pre K Activities
Preschool activities and pre k early learning development activities for children and toddlers to increase hand eye co-ordination skills.
Estimate and Measure Temperature
Learn to estimate, measure, and convert temperature in this whiteboard presentation. The off-screen teacher narrator models estimating temperatures using benchmark temperatures. In the second section, the teacher models how to read a thermometer and convert Celsius to Fahrenheit.
Converting Farenheit to Celsius
This video uses computer software for demonstration. In this video, Sal Khan shows how to convert a Farenheit temperature to a Celsius temperature. (05:33)
A Bug Bugs Ben
This is a short video story for teaching new readers how to read better. It walks children through the story by highlighting the words on the bottom of the page as the narrator reads them. This is a great little story for beginning readers.