Calendars in the Night Sky
This video explores the use of constellations as a calendar in the night sky. Astronomers have used them in this way for a long time (From "The Universe" series.) Run time 09:48.
Spanish Lesson - Preterite Regular -IR Verbs
Learn how to conjugate regular IR verbs in the Preterite tense. Speaking in the past tenses is an intermediate level topic that will help greatly expand a learner's vocabulary. The video is in lecture format with the instructor standing in front of a black screen. The black screen includes written examples of the lesson. Run time 03:39.
Spanish Lesson - formal vs. informal
A very basic introduction to the difference between tú and usted. Figure out how to use different levels of formality along with some good examples in Spanish. (The quality could be a little better.)
Que Hora Es - What Time Is It?
Learn the vocabulary and grammar associated with asking for and giving time in Spanish. You need to already know your numbers 1-30 before working on this lesson. Run time 07:27.
¿Cómo Eres? – Describing Your Personality
Use the verb ser to answer the question, "¿Cómo eres?" or what are you like? In addition to talking about the grammar behind this concept the video also introduces a bunch of vocabulary words that can be used to describe yourself. Run time 05:53.
Action,Helping, Linking Verb Song
This video teaches action, helping, and linking verbs with a song. The words of the song appear on a green board and each type of verb is defined in the song. ( 4:14)
Counting from 10 to 20 (Song)
In this simple song, children hear and see how to count from 10 to 20. Graphical images of the numbers are shown - as the singer sings each number - while the song progresses.
Imaging: Irfanview - Collage Project
Video: Imaging: Irfanview - Collage Project Episode 25 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial offers a collage project to further familiarize students with Irfanview.
Geography of Africa
This video provides an overview of the geography of Africa and culture of Africa.(Teacher-made video)
Geography of the Western Cape of South Africa
A one minute video that shows the major geographical features of South Africa. Too short to provide much insight, but it does who some of the significant land forms.
Simple Machines Song
This is a song written and performed by Science Explosion, a group of science educators. The group created this catchy song in the hopes that it would help children to more easily remember what simple machines are, and their purposes.
Building Simple Machines: A Plant Quencher
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, and other simple machines to construct her "plant quencher." Run time 01:16.
Kwanzaa is a holiday to celebrate African-American cultural heritage. In this video learn how this holiday got started and the customs and traditions of Kwanzaa.
Conserving Water at Home
Humans depend on freshwater for drinking as well as for domestic, agricultural, and industrial uses. Careless and wasteful use of this renewable but high-demand natural resource contributes to water depletion. This video segment adapted from Last Oasis details some state and local water-conservation initiatives designed to help conserve water in the U.S. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:00.
" Fern Protects the Environment"- An Animated Storybook
Fern the Fox demonstrates many ways to be environmentally friendly is this computer-animated storybook. Examples shown include turning off lights to save energy, shortening showers to conserve water, taking bottles to a recycling center, avoiding use of plastic shopping bags, and making a compost. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:51)
This video shows step by step how to assembly the percussion kit and how to hold the mallets/sticks and play some first sounds. (07:30)
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Grocery School: Lunch Meat
How to tell what to look for in lunch meat. A good video to motivate students to take a look at what they are eating and how to shop with a sharper eye towards lunch meat. Samples of packaging to show the students might make this an even better lesson.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.