Light and Heavy
In this interactive game, students compare objects to find the objects that are light, lighter and lightest & heavy heavier and heaviest. No audio. Text must be read.
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.
Ms. Meyer teaches about the associative property. She models an example of association with character figures. Next, she uses mathematical examples to answer these questions: What is the associative property? Why does it have the name it does? How can you recognize it when you see it?
Commutative and Associative Properties
Whiteboard presentation with off-screen teacher narration. Teacher models number sentences using the commutative and associative properties. Several examples are modeled to illustrate these properties.
Conversions and Calculation With Temperature
Learn to convert between units of temperature in this electronic sketchpad presentation. Several examples are modeled using a step by step approach. The off-screen teacher models problems converting between Fahrenheit and Celsius units.
Estimate and Measure Temperature
Learn to estimate and measure temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius in this white board presentation. The off-screen teacher/narrator uses models of two thermometers to solve a word problems. Next, the teacher uses conversion formulas. The teacher suggests that benchmark comparisons can help students. For example, water freezes at 32 degrees F and at 0 degrees C. The sound is slightly scratchy.
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)
Comparing Celsius and Farenheit Temperatures
In this video Sal Khan compares Celsius and Farenheit temperature scales. The two thermometers are side by side and he indicates the boiling and freezing points. (02:50) The instructor uses computer software for demonstration.
Print Awareness - Becoming Aware of Print
This clip shows how 32-month-old Mira's parents help her become aware of print on the page. (4:11)
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.
Sesame Street - Big Bird sings a verbal noun song (1994)-Running Time 2:08
Big Bird sings a verbal noun song about flies flying. flowers flowering, etc. Kids will be engaged by the music and words of the song. Running time-2:08.
Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)
This newsreel footage has been described for the blind and captioned for the deaf. Helen Keller's loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, especially when Keller comprehended the function and purpose of language. Keller and Sullivan appear in this newsreel footage from 1928, in which Sullivan explains and then demonstrates the methodology use
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
This video deals with how to pronounce difficult words that have silent letters. The video gives several examples, but does not offer any help outside of some specific words and how they are pronounced.
Challenging to Read: A Collection about Dealing with Reading Problems
An excellent series this details some of the problems students have in reading. This is not a one video and done series. It is especially important for teaching students with reading concerns of all types. Here is the main site: http://www.childrenofthecode.org/Tour/index.htm
English in 30 Seconds: Words of Chinese Origin
There are just three Chinese words shown and explained in this video. It might be a video worth showing when the subject is the origin of English words.
How Do Avalanches Form?
There are two basic elements to an avalanche: a steep, snow-covered slope and a trigger that causes a weak layer within the snow pack to collapse. This video segment adapted from NOVA reveals that the shape of the ice crystals of snowflakes within a snow pack is also a critical factor. How well the crystals bond together determines how strong a snow layer is and therefore how stable the snow pack is. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:03.
Francis Bacon - Documentary part 2/6
Francis Bacon is widely held to be the greatest living painter in the world. He discusses his work, his methods, his views on life and lots more. (9:12)
The Art of Francis Bacon - Part 1/6
No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. Bacon lived from 1909-1992. He was an Irish painter who lived mostly in London. In 1960 he painted portrait heads of his friends because he wanted to defeat death by leaving images.