Japancast HD Video Episode 032
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play It Safe - First Aid
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn what to do if you hurt yourself. Sometimes all you need is some first aid. Clean wounds with soap and water gently. Ice can make it feel better. First aid cream and bandages can help. Call emergency number if it is really bad. This is a great teaching resource for health education and for special education students. (1:06)
Ant Tunnel Excavation
This video describes how ant colonies live and how they create a ventilation system in their tunnels. Scientists explore the ventilation of a large ant colony to determine what is driving the system and creating air flow. They investigate an abandoned colony and excavate the site to learn more about the structure of the colony. (6:37)
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Safe Christmas
In this video, Busytown learns the importance of Christmas safety. Grownups put the tree topper on and unplugs the tree lights. Keep candles away from flammable items. Recycle live Christmas trees. This is a great teaching resource for elementary students and/or for special education students. (1:06)
Microscopic Images from Inside the Human Body
This student-made project includes various images from the human body. The video could be used with a lesson on microscopic organisms, cells, or with a lesson about the microscope itself. Some of the images include: red blood cells, human hair, purkinje neurons, hair cells in the ear, blood vessels, taste buds, tooth plaque, blood clot, alveoli in the lung, villi in small intestine, egg, sperm, and embryo. The slide show is set to upbeat music. (3:58)
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Recycling
In this video, Huckle takes out the garbage and learn that it can be recycled. Mr. Fix It explains recycling. Recycled items can be turned into new items. Separate paper, glass, plastic, and cans in the recycling bins. This is a cute video to learn about recycling for the young learner and/or for special education students (1:06).
This student-made video includes images with extreme magnifications of various parasites, insects and cells set to upbeat music. Various facts are written underneath the photos. Some of the images include: dust mites, ants, butterfly tongue, mosquitos, bee stinger, fish scales, aphid, fleas, allergy pollen, fungus, E. coli, red blood cells, fruit fly, velcro, and ball point pen. The photos and information change quickly and may be too fast for younger readers. (9:08)
How the Venus Flytrap Catches Its Prey
The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that can catch and digest animals such as insects and spiders. In this BBC video, David Attenborough looks at how the Venus Flytrap catches its prey. (3:29)
Phases of the Moon 3D Animation
This brief video is a full photo realistic animation of the complete cycle of the moon. There is no narration or music but could easily be used while discussing a waxing and waning moon. (01:33)
''I'm a Little Groundhog' song
Young elementary students will enjoy this cute song-"I'm a little groundhog, furry and round. you may see me pop out of the ground. When I see my shadow, down I stay. Six more weeks of winter is on its way". To the tune of "I'm a Little Teapot". This would be a great resource for celebrating Groundhog's Day or for an introductory lesson on mammals (0:26).
The Groundhog Song from First Snow in the Woods-Hibernation
A groundhog bursts into song about hibernation, then a chipmunk sings about semi-hibernation, followed by a duet with a woodpecker. There are also appearances by a butterfly, caterpillar, spider, deer, and hummingbird. Silly song that students will enjoy. Great teaching resource for learning about what animals do in the winter (1:44).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Danger in the Kitchen
In this video, Huckle and Lowly find out about dangers in the kitchen by pretending to be cowboys. Be careful near the oven and places too hot. Always use a glove to touch the handle of the pot. Ask for help with sharp knives. This is a great video for young learners to understand the dangers associated with the kitchen. This could be used in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers and/or safety. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Home Alone
Huckle and Lowly learn from Hilda what to do when you are at home alone. Lock doors. Don't say you're alone on the phone. Don't open door to a stranger. Play it smart when you're home alone. This is a great video for an early childhood classroom when learning about safety. Students will enjoy this cute, brief video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Walking in the Street
In this video, Lowly and Sister learn the importance of street safety. Ask a friend to walk beside you. Get street smart. Knock on a neighbor's door or yell if someone scary follows you. Be ready with your street smart plan. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Telephone
In this video, Sister Cat learns the importance of telephone safety. Say hello and find out who caller wants to talk to. Be polite. Don't tell anyone that someone is not at home. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or special education students when learning about safety (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Electricity
In this video Huckle and Lowly learn the importance of safety around electricity. Be careful around power lines. Water doesn't mix with electricity. If you're wet play it smart, don't touch anything with electricity. Let a grownup help you. This is a great teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or for the special education classroom. Students will enjoy watching this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sun
In this cute video, Huckle and Lowly learn how it is important to be safe in the sun. Put on your sunblock and wear a hat. It is hottest between 11:00 and 2:00. Don't overdo it and drink lots of water. Have fun in the sun. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom and the special education classroom. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Swimming pool
In this video Huckle and Lowly learn about safety in the swimming pool. Learn how to swim before you jump in. Follow the rules and listen to the lifeguard. Don't run around deck. Always look and don't jump in the shallow end. If you follow all the rules, you'll be safe in the swimming pool. This is a great teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and for the special education classroom. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Ice Skating
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn the importance of ice skating safety. Use skates that fit right. Handle blades with care. Walk don't run. Grownups need to check ice skating ponds. This is a good teaching resource for a unit on safety. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Banks
In this video Huckle learns about banks. If you have money you want to save, the bank is where you ought to go. Open a bank account. Keep on saving and you will have enough to buy something you love. This is a great teaching resource for the young learner and/or special education students to learn about saving money and banks. (1:03)