Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
The Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 1/3
Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 1/3 - Learn about the causes and consequences of earthquakes. Also learn about how people in Japan deal with earthquakes in their daily lives. (07:32)
Rewable and Nonrenewable Energy and Energy Resources
This is another in the series of Blinding you with Science videos produced to assist elementary students with science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends look at renewable and non-renewable energy resources. Run time 30:00.
Turning Trash Into Energy
Ever wonder how New York City pays the electric bill? Find out how the Big Apple turns the trucks filled with trash from the St. Patrick's Day Parade into energy for the city! The power plant shown in this video burns 3 thousand tons of garbage a day and turns it into electricity. Follow the trash as it is transformed into energy. Run time 03:09
Hydrogen From the Sun
This video looks at hydrogen production using electrolysis as one option for storing energy from the sun. The video includes a brief explanation of fuel cells.
How Wind Power is Converted into Useful Electrical Energy
This video provides a brief tutorial - about harnessing wind energy. The high quality animation is supplemented with text - which explains how wind power - is converted to electrical energy, via a generator. Computer animation set to music with labels provided on screen. (No narration) Run time 02:10.
Great Barrier Reef Wildlife
The largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef spans more than 1,200 miles of islands and submerged reefs. A plethora of coral thrives here, along with a sweep parrotfish, sugeonfish, barracuda, and sharks. Run time 4:11.
Acceleration Part II
An animated locomotive helps explain how acceleration works and is calculated. The importance of reasonable units is stressed. Concept: Acceleration = m/s2. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Pronunciation Tip II
In this video explains a web site to help with prononciation. The web site is www.sozoexchange.com which is a free web site.
The Proud Crow
This animated tale shows the story of a proud crow who was not very kind and who finally needs to ask for help to save his life. He finally learns about his own limitations.
Norse Mythology: The Creation of the Universe The universe was empty. Ginnungagap, seeming emptiness and endless space, became two regions, Niflheim, the land of snow andice, and Muspelheim, the land of fire. The collision of fire and ice caused a huge explosion. Millions of tons of water went into the air they formed a body of a giant. The giant took many years to be formed, his name was Augelmir. His offspring called him Ymir and was the first of the mountain giants
The universe was empty. Ginnungagap, seeming emptiness and endless space, became two regions, Niflheim, the land of snow andice, and Muspelheim, the land of fire. The collision of fire and ice caused a huge explosion. Millions of tons of water went into the air they formed a body of a giant. The giant took many years to be formed, his name was Augelmir. His offspring called him Ymir and was the first of the mountain giants
Roald Dahl's "The BFG" Part 4
This is part 4 of 10 of the animated movie based on Roald Dahl's novel. (9:59)
Roald Dahl's "The BFG" Part 5 of 10
This is part 5 of 10 of the animated move of Roald Dahl's novel.
"Daddy" Poem by Sylvia Plath
This desperately angry and coldly bitter poem is read by the poet Sylvia Plath herself (1932 - 1963) in this video, accompanied by film and images, including family and personal photographs. Powerful. (3:56)
Reveal Earth's Atmosphere
The video explains each layer and the gases they contain. The explanation of each layer is detailed and includes what occurs in each layer. Video is high quality and appropriate for elementary age students and middle school students.
How a Rainbow Works
This video shows how sunlight goes through raindrops and is separated into the colors we see in the rainbow. Good explanation on how the eye sees the rainbow. Run time 03:17.
Rainbow Song - Roy G Biv
This adorable video by TMBG is a well produced, catchy song and story about Roy G Biv to help students remember the colors of the rainbow. (2:41)
Mysterious Ball Lightning
This video shows many different incidents of ball lightning. Ball lightning may be an atmospheric electrical phenomenon, the physical nature of which is still controversial. The term refers to reports of luminous, usually spherical objects which vary from pea-sized to several meters in diameter. It is sometimes associated with thunderstorms, but unlike lightning flashes, which last only a fraction of a second, ball lightning reportedly lasts many seconds. Video is set to music and no words are s
Basics of Geography: Climate
Discusses what makes up geography; land, water, people and their lives and how land and water affect them. Geography also includes climate. Climate is the weather pattern in a region of the world over a long period of time. One of the major factors affecting our climate is the Sun. The way the Earth moves around the Sun affects the climate. This video discusses rotation, revolution, year, axis, hemisphere, latitude, lines of latitude, and equator. This video discusses what causes the different c
National Geographic-Climate and Weather
In this short National Geographic video, students will be able to witnesses changes in nature. Students will be able to define the differences between climate and weather. Climate refers to the average weather conditions of a place over a long time. There are 6 main climate zones from mild and inviting to harsh. Weather refers to the day to day conditions of the Earth's atmosphere at a particular place and time. This is a wonderful companion teaching resource for a lesson/unit on climate weather