Weather on Jupiter, Part 6 of 7
In this video scientists simulate Jupiter's atmosphere and attempt to figure out what fuels the Great Red Spot. Suitable for elementary school children and up.
Common French Phrases : Common French Phrases for the Days of the Week
Learn common French phrases for the days of the week from expert Stéphanie Hourie Morrow whio is a native French speaker. She says each day of the week three times as they appear on the screen.
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How Parenting Affect ADHD in this children's health video.
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (1/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
Video Brain Teaser #60
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 5
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
VeggieTales-God Wants Me to Forgive Them!! Part 1
This video is a lesson on forgiveness. In the first episode, Jr. Asparagus has trouble understanding why he must forgive an irritating grape tourist family (who call themselves "the grapes of wrath") after they insult him. The second episode, a parody of Gilligan's Island, deals with the bumbling Larry the Cucumber when he gets a tourist boat lost on a deserted island. It moves a little faster than the first episode, and Larry's antics--always a highlight--are in top form. Along with the bounc
Sentence Diagramming Gerunds and the Gerund Phrase
Yossarian the Grammarian shows you how to diagram sentences containing gerunds. Using a white board and an example, he goes through the steps included in diagramming a sentences including gerunds and gerund phrases. The white board is hard to see at times, but the sentences are also typed and shown above the white board.
Sentence Diagramming: Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences
This video features compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences being diagrammed on a black board by students with the teacher providing feedback and guidance. ( 32:56)
Good Presentations: Stance
For good presentations, a stance that features good posture and a still lower-body serves the speaker. Use correct stance for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (02:25)
Test Prep:Math Review (Place Value, Rounding, Fractions, etc.)
This is a good slideshow (61 slides) to use in a classroom. If the slideshow is expanded to 'full screen', the slides should be easily viewed with a projector as the font size is large.
The slides have test questions on place value, estimation, rounding, fractions, mental math, multiplication, numbers in standard form, etc. Pause the slide after each question to allow students to answer as the next slide has the answer. These slides would be suitable
History of Thanksgiving
This video discussed the history of Thanksgiving when the pilgrims celebrated by having food to eat, and giving thanks to the Indians that helped them make it through their first winter in this new land they now call home. This could be a helpful resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on holidays in the middle school classroom. (2:39)
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
Jim Crow: Vietnam-Dream Shot Down
Though courageous in battle from the Revolutionary War on, African-American soldiers have seldom received recognition for their patriotism. In personal testimony, interwoven with compelling images, African-American soldiers speak out about their profound disillusionment, compounded by the neglect and derision many Americans offered them at the close of the Vietnam War.
In the Land of Jim Crow: Using the Vote-Sharing Power
African American civil rights workers and elected officials recall the indignities and brutality of racial discrimination and their personal experiences in winning the right to share political power. Interwoven are images that enhance the drama of these heartbreaking and courageous narratives.
Grammar Lessons For Essays
This is a grammar lessons to use as you write an essay. A writing instructors talks about grammar mistakes in essays such as incomplete sentences.
You can't keep a pig from his mud
The video maker dug a hole to plant a tree, then filled it with heavy logs. Apparently, the pig "Porky" moved the logs to get to the muddy water in the hole. Home video from Atascosa County, Texas, with some words on screen. 0:58.
Protecting a Pig From Summer Heat
Pigs that are cared for are protected from sunburn and summer heat with baths, mud, and shade. You can raise healthy pigs with these tips for keeping off the summer heat. Tips from a pig sanctuary Ironwood Pig Sanctuary, Arizona (where it gets very hot). The expert is Mary Schanz, who became very involved in environmental and animal rights issues more than 15 years ago. Filmmaker: Sarah Sher.
Cool Facts About Cool Cats - Tigers, Snow Leopards
The Amur or Siberian tiger has no problem living in a very cold part of Russia. Winter months can be a snowy and chilly -10 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit! Learn about some features that help these big cats survive and thrive in such frigid temperatures (Running Time 2:20).