Introduction to Electricity Uses and Sources
This cartoon video introduces students to electricity, through song and simple animations. "Flip that switch and what do you get?---Electricity! Where do you think it all comes from?" Some of the key vocabulary words include: electricity, magnet, wires, static electricity, currents, circuits, generator, power plant, voltage, and watts. (3:01).
Electricity: Michael Faraday and Others
For a long time, electricity was regarded as a force of nature over which we had no control. Michael Faraday found a breakthrough and developed the electric motors became widespread in industry within the space of a few decades. This video also talks about other scientists and how they added to the understanding of how electricity works. This 14 minute video has good images and covers a great many concepts. A list of the famous scientist mentioned would be a help to students as the names of some
Current Electricity and Electrical Circuits - by StudyJams
Electricity is a form of power that is produced by the movement of electrons. When the flow of electrons is constant, it produces an electrical current. Learn more about electricity with this slide show from StudyJams. Detailed images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Using only six straight lines, divide this shape into four equal parts.
3D Shapes and How to Draw Them Part 1
This video shows the most important 3D shapes and what they look like. It explains how to draw them. The video shows what faces, edges, and vertices are and gives examples on a white board. The lighting in the video is dark and it is a little hard to see what is being drawn on the white board.
Sesame Street-The Alligator King song-Counting to Seven
In this video young students will learn to count to 7 by listening to the classic Sesame Street song "The Alligator King". Each of the Alligator King's seven sons tries to win the crown. The seventh son wins the crown because he helped his father when he was down.
Wanna Be An 8?
Begins with advertisement. Classic Sesame Street snippet featuring Ernie. A creepy character wants to sell Ernie an 8 so he can remember that an octopus has 8 legs and that he eats breakfast at 8:00. (2:59)
How Money is Printed
This 2:47 video shows students how the nation's currency is made at the US Mint. The video shows there's more to money than money such as chemists, inks, artists, engravers, presses, counterfeiting and Secret Service Agents. The video shows the math and science behind making money.
Properties of Quadrilaterals
This slide show presentation reviews the nine properties of quadrilaterals.
Arthur Babysits Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Arthur Babysits written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this story Arthur babysits the terrible Tibble twins. D.W. tries to help on the telephone but Arthur's imagination comes to the rescue. There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. The speaker changes his voice with characters. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the elementary classroom. It would benefit struggling readers and/or special education stud
Black Holes Creation & Consumption
This video Describes a black hole and its role when it comes to creating spiral galaxy's and its destructive power it has toward gravity and light. Run time 03:42.
Unmasking Giant Black Holes
Most large galaxies contain a giant central black hole. In an active galaxy, matter falling toward the supermassive black hole powers high-energy emissions so intense that two classes of active galaxies, quasars and blazars, rank as the most luminous objects in the universe. (03:10)
This short video shows you how little our planet and our sun are compared to some of the biggest stars in the known universe. Run time 01:27.
Dav Pilkey Talks About His Favorite Teacher
This is a talk Dav Pilkey did to a group of teachers. Dav Pilkey talks about his days in elementary school, he does not have good memories of school. He talks about how he would have been diagnosed ADHD, with an extra dose of H, if they would have had labels back then. He talks about how the teacher had a desk for him in the hallway, he kept it filled with paper and pencils. He would draw comic books and give them to the other students., the teacher would rip them up. He comments that his favori
Properties of Division (part 2)
In this video learn how to solve division problems using the
divisive identity property, zero property, and distributive property. Distributive properties states to divide the number outside the parentheses by each number in the parentheses, then add the dividends together. Examples are shown.
Solving Equations with the Distributive Property, Part 2
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve equations with the distributive property. 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. (06:04) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Song: Jesus- The King of the Jungle
This is the kids video for the song "King of the Jungle" from the album Great Worship Songs. there is animation and the lyrics are read on the screen.
Rock: I Love You Lord
A colorful backgroud with lyrics of the song. Rock rhythm for a religious song that may be liked by teenagers.
The Ten Commandment Boogie
God's law can't save us but it can help us understand why we need to be saved. Are you ready to do the boogie? Video is a song about the ten commandments. Song is catchy and kids will definitely enjoy it!
A brief podcast quiz on U.S. states. Facts are given about a state and time is given to guess the state. Map of the US shows, then the state with the correct answer shows. Facts are givien about the answers.(4:15)