Cacti are producers. This means that they make their own energy and food and do not need to eat other organisms to gain energy and live. Cacti use the sun, water, and carbon dioxide to go through photosynthesis and make their own energy to grow, bloom, and reproduce.
Global Hybrid Versus MHD Modeling of the Magnetosphere: Density and Magnetic Field
This series of animations compares a two-dimensional global hybrid simulation with an magnetohydrodynamic model of the interaction of the solar wind with the Earths magnetosphere.
Visitors to this site can view satellite imagery and read an account of how remote sensing was employed to evaluate the extent of flooding and sediment load in rivers on the coastal plain of North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Floyd in September, 1999. This feature is part of NASA's Earth Observatory, a publication that focuses on Earth's climate and environmental change.
Learn Hindi Daily Show – decision, hiin, do you want something
Today is mothers’ day. आज माताओं का दिन है। (āj mā-tā-ōn kā din hai.) We go over the mystery word from yesterday, फ़ैसला (fais-lā). Look at the symbol, हीं (hīn)...
"I Can Write My Numbers"- How To Form the Numbers 0-9
This video features a teacher showing students how to write the numbers 0-9. Each demonstration is accompanied by a jingle.
I Have a Dream: A Celebration of Black History Month
This is five minute, student created salute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other figures in Black History. It was done by students grades K-6 who were performing for the very first time.
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
This professionally-made video from Ignite Learning uses computer animation and simple terms to explain what causes the Earth's seasons. Video discribes the Earth's axis and the tilt of the Earth. This is a great teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and/or weather. It would also be a wonderful companion resource for the Common Core Curriculum Language Arts Unit-Grade 2, Unit 1. Content is appropriate for elementary and middle school students. (02:17)
Gravitational fields are vector fields that show forces of gravity around a large object. A gravitational field pulls all surrounding objects towards the center of mass but pulls the matter at the center of mass of the object outward. (02:24)
What is Gravity?
This thirty minute video explains gravity. The study of gravity has played a central role in the history of science—from Galileo and Newton to Einstein's twentieth century theory of general relativity. Yet, in spite of five centuries of study, many aspects of gravity remain a mystery. How can gravity, which in many ways
is the dominant force in the universe, be at the same time, by far, the weakest of the four known forces in nature? See how physicists are
approaching this que
Present Continuous - Examples
A colorful slide show with animations where you can read sentences in the present continuous and see images of different characters performing the activities. (01:57)
Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Song
Students will enjoy learning and singing about volcanoes with this cute, fun song. The words to the song are shown on the screen as they are sung. There are good pictures and descriptions. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and or climate. This would also be a good companion resource for the the Common Core Curriculum Unit, Grade 1, Language Arts-Unit 4. (1:57)
How To Strike the Soccer Ball With the Laces
Coach Vance Carlisle demonstrates an effective drill for learning how to strike the soccer ball with the laces on top of your foot so you can shoot on goal with more power and drive during play on the soccer field. ( 1:55)
How To Shoot Three Pointers In Basketball
This 1:24 minute video has some quality issues, but offers a brief overview of how to take a three point shot. Too brief to help most students and does not show the proper way to hold the ball or how to aim or follow-through. Best used as an introduction.
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work | The Crown Jewels | PBS
The British crown jewels are so precious that they travel in secret and can only be handled by one man, the crown jeweler. He gives a guided tour of the crown, which Queen Elizabeth II dons for the incredibly lush and symbolic ceremony that opens Parliament each year. (01:48)
How to Deal With Tantrums
The three minute video explains the two types of tantrums and suggests ways to deal with them. Many examples are given and the important aspects of giving an audience to a tantrum be avoided.
US Hispanic Population Soars According to Census
This 2:20 video deals with the many changes that the expansion of the Hispanic population has made in community and in elections. Some negative comments are made by sources, but the video does open the opportunity for students to have a debate on this subject as well as explore how the Electoral College works in presidential elections.
How To Calm a Crying Baby
This 2:41 minute video provides several ideas on how to calm a crying baby and also what causes a baby to cry. Lots of good information here for both parents and students.
How to Deal with Foul Language
In this video two minute video dealing with children who use four language. It is directed at parents, but could be use by teachers. The ways to deal with the foul language include ignoring the foul language, praising when they dont use foul language, or punishment. There is no single solution for speaking foul language because every child is different.
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
Counting By Fives Song
This cute animated video will help students learn to count by 5's. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (3:04)