Molly Marshmallow's Adventure Through the Digestive System!
This is a amusing, well-done (but a little long), simply-animated, student-created project about Molly Marshmallow's journey through Barry's digestive system. (10:23) There is no voice narration, but steps are explained with captions. The musical selections throughout the project are amusing.
The Digestive System
This is a student-created slideshow video about the digestive system. (Musical selections could have been better.) (07:05)
Sesame Street: How Does Santa Get In?
Grover and his friends talk about how Santa gets into the house to bring presents.
Sesame Street Keep Christmas With You All Through The Year
Sesame Street characters sing, Keep Christmas With You All Through the Year.
Elmo Saves Christmas Part 2
Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of
Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be
such a good idea when he sees the future.
Transformations - Rotation - A Virtual Manipulative
With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore Rotations ("Turns") as transformations of the plane. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Mandelbrot and Julia Sets - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative allows you to examine and experiment with the infinitely complex structure of Mandelbrot and Julia Sets. There are instructions to the right of the manipulative.
If You Need to Know the Seasons - Rap Song
This is a catchy song to help young children learn about the 4 different seasons. Lyrics include, "Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall... If you need to know the seasons, give me a call! W-I-N-T-E-R That spells winter wherever you are. Freezing weather and lots of snow. Down the hill on your sled you go.... " Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (01:28)
Notebook: Cyber Bullying (CBS News)
Bullying through electronic media has surfaced as a serious issue. Katie Couric offers her perspective, as she says that parents need to have a talk with their children about this growing problem. By one count one of three kids are being bullied.
Cyberbullying: Broken Friendship
A friendship is broken when a teen gives her best friend's password to some other girls at school. By sharing out your password it opens you up to getting bullied.
The Everafter, book trailer award-winner
Congratulations to Emily Fitch of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for her winning book trailer for The Everafter by Amy Huntley. Fitch created the book trailer based on the 2010 William C. Morris finalist as part of YALSA's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest. "I'm super pumped to say the least. I always think it’s cool when I can find something different or a story that can present something (in this case, the afterlife) in a way that I never thou
Following People on Twitter
1. Log into your Twitter account
2. Scroll to the bottom of page and look for Search.
3. Enter a specific keyword targeting the type of people you are seeking. For example: hiker or golfer or internet marketer. Then click Search.
4. Click on the profile photo of the person you wish to follow.
5. Click Follow to start following updates for this person.
6. You will receive a confirmation.
7. (Optional) If you wish to receive this persons updates by mobile phone,
Total Twitter Tutorial
Sue of the Sue and Steve Show helps you get up and running on twitter. It can be daunting in the beginning and Sue simplifies the process of setting up a twitter account. Once you have signed up you can go to search.twitter.com to find people to follow.
The Story of India- Beginnings (pt. 3)
This documentary is about the history of India. It traces the roots of
the social, religious, and historical roots of the civilization there.
The series contains many interviews with Indian citizens of all sorts.
Male Lions vs. Female Lions
This video from National Geographic Wild provides a look at lions' behaviors and the roles of male and female lions in their prides. (4:26)
Understanding the Greenhouse Efftect
This educational video explains the greenhouse effect. It describes the process how the earth’s atmosphere captures the sun’s heat to maintains the earth’s temperature. However, the emission of green house gases from industries and cars have thickened our atmosphere and therefore earth’s atmosphere captures more heat than required, resulting in global warming. This effect is known as the green house effect. There is no sound in the video.
Addressing Climate Change - Chevron Human Energy Stories
Chevron is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while expanding its energy supply portfolio to meet the world's energy needs. This is essentially the viewpoint of the company. Very little content and the explanations are vague and lack data. The lowest rated video on the site.
An Inconvenient Truth: Trailer
Excerpts from this video on global warming. Shows impact of global warming on the Earth and its people. May be too dramatic for younger students.
Impact of an Oil Spill
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the impact of oil spills on the environment, how oil spills are tracked, and what is used to clean up oil spills. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquir
Statistics: Variance of a Population - Khan Academy
Mr. Khan continues his discussion about statisitics. This is the video after Sample vs. Population Mean. In this video, he discusses the variance of a population. (12:22)