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video thumbnail "The Bully Report" - Part 1 "The Bully Report" School Play
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video thumbnail "The Bully Report" - Part 2 "The Bully Report" School Play
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video thumbnail The Making of "The Bully Report" "The Bully Report" School Play
Behind the Scenes making of Red Oak Jr. High's "The Bully Report". Includes statistics and students talking about...
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video thumbnail 3D printed gyro cube sphere 3D Printing Examples
This video shows not only the sphere being printed, but also the steps needed after the print to get everything to work....
video thumbnail 3D Printed Wing Ribs 3D Printing Examples
Tom Stanton shows how he used a 3D printer to print wing ribs for his model aircraft. Combined with foam sheets, packing...
video thumbnail Mendocino Motor 3D Printing Examples
This is an example of using a 3D printer to create the connectors and other parts needed to assemble an item, in this...
video thumbnail Printing Magnets 3D Printing Examples
We know about 3D printing with plastic, but what about printing magnetic fields? This video by Destin Sandlin looks at...
video thumbnail Vica Sculpture Time Lapse 3D Printing Examples
No only is the final sculpture intriguing, but watching it print can be mesmerizing. Here's an simple time lapse video...
video thumbnail How 3D Printing Works 3D Printing In The Classroom
Dr. Martin Leary hosts this short, non-technical explanation of how 3D printing works and what you can do with it. While...
video thumbnail The three basic 3D-printing processes 3D Printing In The Classroom
Bart Van der Scheuren, of the Belgian 3D printing company Materialise, does a good job of explaining how the three main...
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video thumbnail BYOD For Students Acceptable Use Policies
This video from the Whitehall-Coplay School District in Whitehall, PA covers their Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) rules in...
video thumbnail Colossal Cave Tour Adventures
Colossal Cave is a large cave system in southeastern Arizona. It contains about 3.5 miles of mapped passageways....
video thumbnail Wilson Tennis Ball Factory Adventures
See how the little green spheres are built in this wordless documentary look at the mass production of tennis balls,...
video thumbnail Bird's eye view of flight Airplanes
For everyone who's dreamed of flying like a bird, here's what it would look like. Taken in the French Alps around...
video thumbnail Dog Goes Weightless Airplanes
Think you need a NASA sized budget to experience weightlessness? As you can see from this fun video, all you need is a...
video thumbnail Young Eagles at EAA Chapter 1093 Airplanes
EAA Chapter 1093 at the Midland Barstow Airport in Michigan created this video to describe how EAA's Young Eagle Program...
video thumbnail Algodoo - Interactive Physics On Your Computer Screen Algodoo 2-D Physics Sandbox
This video shows what you can do with Algodoo, a program that gives you the opportunity to play with physics. Apply a...
video thumbnail The original Phun video Algodoo 2-D Physics Sandbox
This was the original Phun video that started it all. Algodoo is the successor to Phun.
video thumbnail Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball Anatomy - The Inside Story
A simple explanation of how your eyes "see", what the brain does with that information, and how your eyes/brain can play...
video thumbnail Why Don't Other Animals Wear Glasses? Anatomy - The Inside Story
This video looks at topics like the importance of eyesight in different species, nearsightedness and farsightedness, how...
video thumbnail What Is an Animal Shelter Animals: Conservation
This video was made by HEART - teachhumane.org - as a resource for teachers to talk about animal shelters and...
video thumbnail Jonathan Bird's Blue World: Sponges! Animals: Sea Life
A sponge might not look like much, but these simple animals with no brain or ability to move have lived on Earth for...
video thumbnail For more wonder, rewild the world Animals: Wildlife
George Monbiot imagines a wilder world in which humans work to restore the complex, lost natural food chains that once...
video thumbnail Meerkats! Animals: Wildlife
Will Burrard-Lucas went to Botswana, Africa to photograph meerkats (think Timon in The Lion King). Who knew they were...
video thumbnail Alice example project Animation Software & Examples
Here is an example of how the Alice programming language can be used to create animations. While there really isn't much...
video thumbnail Alien Song ("I Will Survive") Animation Software & Examples
This video was created by Victor Navone using Animation Master. Check out this link to learn how it was created....
video thumbnail The Deep by PES Animation Software & Examples
Adam Pesapane (aka PES) is an American director and stop motion animator who uses man-made objects to portray sea...
video thumbnail Garbage Doesn't Lie Archaeology
This short video talks about how the study of garbage piles -- or middens as archaeologists call them -- paints the true...
video thumbnail Why Salt & Pepper? Archaeology
How did salt & pepper end up becoming the primary seasonings on everyone's table?...
video thumbnail 2010 - 2011 Lassen Timelapse Around The World With Webcams
Webcams images can be used to create time lapse videos. In this example, a years worth of images from the Kohm...
video thumbnail The Incredible Weather of Arizona Art and Nature
Bryan Snider created this documentary film and photo essay highlighting the fascinating weather of the 2014 Arizona...
video thumbnail Why Nature and Art? Art and Nature
Marghanita Hughes perspective on how nature and art can foster a deep love for the natural world....
video thumbnail How To Make An Anime Version of Yourself Art Creation
This tutorial from Jk Alombro shows you the steps to turn a photograph into an anime character....
video thumbnail Toilet Paper Roll Craft Art Creation
Using only some toilet paper rolls and some non-toxic paint, you can make awesome creatures for Halloween decorations....
video thumbnail Forced Perspective Game Art Education For The 21st Century
A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center developed this First Person Puzzle...
video thumbnail Kinetic Wave Sculptures Art Education For The 21st Century
In this video from MAKE: television, Reuben Margolin, a Bay Area visionary and longtime maker, creates totally singular...
video thumbnail Self-Assessment: Reflections from Students and Teachers Assessment Overview
What is student-centered student self-assessment? No, it's not the students grading their own tests and giving everyone...
video thumbnail Why is Assessment Important? Assessment Overview
Louise Yarnall of SRI International answers the question of why assessment is important in education....
video thumbnail Assistive Technology in the classroom Assistive Technology For Students
Kathy, a special education teacher, talks about some of the assitive technology pieces she uses in her classroom.
video thumbnail Total Solar Eclipse Astronomy Near and Far
On March 20, 2015, Witek Kaszkin was able to capture a total solar eclipse in Norway. Check out this beautiful time...
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video thumbnail Bees Hatch Before Your Eyes Biology
Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand...
video thumbnail See How A Rat Can Wriggle Up Your Toilet Biology
Not for the faint of heart. This National Geographic video explores everything from how rats can hold their breath for...
video thumbnail Your Life As A Dog Biology
Here's what your life would be like if you were a dog. For starters, you would eat twice as much, sleep twice as much,...
video thumbnail Should You Use The Snooze Button? Biology Studies Groups
The snooze button - one of life's luxuries. But is it really helping you out, or making you more tired?...
video thumbnail The Secret Social Life of Plants Botany
Plants communicate among themselves. This video shows the how and why....
video thumbnail How do dogs "see" with their noses Brains & Neurons
In this TED Ed video, Alexandra Horowitz illustrates how the dog's nose can smell the past, the future and even things...
video thumbnail Why Do We Yawn? Brains & Neurons
What makes yawning so contagious? To get more oxygen? To cool the brain down?!?! Why are yawns contagious? Why do some...
video thumbnail 2-Stage Water Rocket - flies to 810' Build A Rocket
This is one of those "don't do this at home" type projects.
video thumbnail Awesome Film Canister Rocket Build A Rocket
On of the easiest ways to build a rocket uses plastic 35mm film canisters and Alka-Seltzer. We saw these being demoed at...
video thumbnail How to make a water powered bottle rocket Build A Rocket
You will want to take a few more safety precautions, but this video shows how easy it is to build a rocket.
video thumbnail Simple, Easy to Build Water Rocket Launcher Build A Rocket
A simple bottle rocket launcher build out of a length of PVC pipe, some glue and a disposable pen. (Nice music, too)
video thumbnail Kids React To Typewriters Building Keyboard Skills
What happens when you show kids 6 to 13 a typewriter. No, it's not a computer that prints while you type.
video thumbnail Danimal's Army Bullying
Danny Keefe has apraxia of speech, meaning he has a hard time getting words out clearly enough for others to understand....
video thumbnail Department of Education: It Gets Better Bullying
As part of the It Gets Better Project, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and employees from the U.S. Department of...
video thumbnail Kids react to bullying Bullying
Kids react to a bullying video and discuss the topic. Each one has a different perspective.
video thumbnail Two young boys sing about overcoming bullying. Bullying
Bars and Melody, a rap duo consisting of 15-year-old Charlie and 13-year-old Leondre, compete on "Britain's Got Talent"....
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video thumbnail Accidental Discoveries That Changed The World Chemistry Resources
Throughout the history of science, many major discoveries came accidentally. Sometimes they came from recognizing...
video thumbnail Hey teachers -- make it fun Classroom Presentation
High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when...
video thumbnail TED's secret to great public speaking Classroom Presentation
TED Curator Chris Anderson notes that there's no single formula for a great TED or TEDx talk, but there is a secret...
video thumbnail Nature Is Speaking Climate Change & Global Warming
Conservation International has created a series of videos looking at Climate Change and our impact on the planet....
video thumbnail Code.org's elementary school courses overview Code.org & Computer Science Education Week
Here's an overview of what Code.org can offer, why it's important, and how it works.
video thumbnail Push to teach computer science in classrooms Code.org & Computer Science Education Week
This news report by CBS News includes an overview of what happens in the classroom and how kids are engaged.
video thumbnail Teaching Students to Work Together Collaboration Within Small Student Groups
Integrated curricula, team teaching, and technology tools have built up the academic achievement and self-esteem of...
video thumbnail Three-Minute Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards Common Core State Standards
This video, put out by the Council of the Great City Schools, explains why we need Common Core and how results are...
video thumbnail 1 to 1 Portable Computer Labs for K-6 Schools Computers in the Classroom
As schools look to implementing 1:1 computing for their students via shared laptop trolleys (or carts), it's good to...
video thumbnail A Brief History of Technology in Education Computers in the Classroom
Think of this video as an introduction to where we've been with technology in the classroom and where we're headed...
video thumbnail Top ten tips for using technology in the classroom Computers in the Classroom
Technology can help motivate you and your pupils and make learning more relevant to them.
video thumbnail Copyright Law and You! Copyrights and Intellectual Property Rights
Tara Miller has created a great video aimed at middle school students. It looks at the history of copyright law, gives...
video thumbnail YouTube Copyright School Copyrights and Intellectual Property Rights
Where Russell learns some valuable lessons about copyright....
video thumbnail Partnering to create a state-of-the-art learning center Corporate Resources
Take a look at resources within your own community. That's what Brillion High School did with Ariens Company in rural...
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video thumbnail The Teenage Brain Explained Dealing with Teenagers
Being a teenager is hard. Especially when hormones play their part in wreaking havoc on the teenage body and brain. In...
video thumbnail The Paraffin Paradox Developing Research Skills
Steve Long looks at the Paraffin Paradox. Steve shows how to hide a sheet of aluminum foil between two blocks of...
video thumbnail Helping Kids Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters Disaster Preparedness
While specifically for parents, this video from the University of Missouri will give teachers and other adults tools...
video thumbnail Smithsonian X 3D Overview Diverse Exhibits
This introduction to the Smithsonian X 3D web site explores the different (amazing!) ways the 3D scans can be used and...
video thumbnail Get Your Drone On Drones
Since 2004, volunteers have mentored the G3 Grady High School Robotics Team in Atlanta, GA, introducing students to...
video thumbnail Schools Use Drones For Learning Drones
In this NBC News video, Thanh Truong looks how the University of Missouri's journalism school is one of the the first to...
video thumbnail Sky Magic Live at Mt.Fuji Drones
What happens when you combine music, art and science? You get a drone ballet....
video thumbnail STEM Drone Camp at Bakersfield College Drones
About two dozen middle school students from around Kern County attended a very special STEM Camp, hosted by Bakersfield...
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video thumbnail Biofuel From Algae At MIT Energy
The viability of biofuels has been debated, especially among scientists. Since it requires multi-disciplinary...
video thumbnail Should a Person Touch 200,000 Volts? Energy
An entertaining video by Steve Gagnon showing what happens when you touch 200,000 volts, how lighting rods really work,...
video thumbnail Did Dinosaurs Really Have Feathers? Environment and Heredity: Birds & Dinosaurs
At least one entire class of dinosaurs seems to have had feathers -- including velociraptors, and maybe even T. rex....
video thumbnail Difference Between Natural & Built Environment Environmental Science Education
This short video shows the difference between natural and built and explains why we build.
video thumbnail Natural & Built Environments Environmental Science Education
This video contrasts natural and built environments in the Philippines.
video thumbnail The ABC Song with a funky beat ESL Resources
There are many A/V resources available on the Internet to help ESL students. This one is memorable in that it takes the...
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video thumbnail Pharrell's "Happy" in ASL Family and Community Resources for Special Education Students
Being challenged doesn't mean you can't have fun!...
video thumbnail Fantastic Features We Don't Have In English Foreign Language Treks
There are lots of interesting features in other languages, some of which English would really benefit from having. Tom...
video thumbnail Hello to All The Children of The World Foreign Language Treks
A fun song for younger students showcasing how to say hello in nine different languages.
video thumbnail Setting up a Teacher Website in WordPress Free Classroom Websites And WordPress
We know of whole schools and school districts set up a multi-user version of WordPress and give every instructor their...
video thumbnail Claira's First Flight FT STEM – Building Airplanes
This video shows the first flight of the final version of the MF-35 Thunder, designed and built by Claira, an 8th grade...
video thumbnail DIY Toothless FT STEM – Building Airplanes
This video from MESArc shows Megan and Susannah trying to tame the Toothless Dragon! This video shows that you learn...
video thumbnail Flite Fest - Kids (of all ages) and their airplanes FT STEM – Building Airplanes
This video from Flite Fest – an annual Flite Test meetup – shows kids, of all ages, having fun and learning new...
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video thumbnail google docs 101 G Suite for Education
Josh Stumpenhorst, self described disruptor and 2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year, has put together a getting started...
video thumbnail Google Docs in Plain English G Suite for Education
Google Docs may not have all the features of other office suits, but does allow easy collaboration & sharing. This...
video thumbnail The Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands
Since Darwin's time, the natural wonders of the Galapagos Archipelago have inspired and awed its visitors. This 23...
video thumbnail Cat domestication: From farms to sofas Genetics, Genomes, DNA & Stem Cell Research
Years before they conquered the Internet, cats colonized our sofas. This video summarizes the same study featured in How...
video thumbnail DNA Replication Genetics, Genomes, DNA & Stem Cell Research
This animation, part of the YourGenome site, shows the many steps and enzymes needed to make a copy of DNA in a cell. It...
video thumbnail History of the World: 3200 BC to 2016 AD Geography, Maps & GPS
The entire history of the World from the rise of civilization to the present day....
video thumbnail How GPS Works Geography, Maps & GPS
This Discovery News segment from 2013 describes the GPS network, where it came from, how it works, and how it it being...
video thumbnail Trilateration - how to convert time into location Geography, Maps & GPS
GPS uses trilateration, not triangulation, to figure out where you are. The actual math is complex, but this video shows...
video thumbnail What is Geocaching? Geography, Maps & GPS
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or...
video thumbnail Gifted, creative and highly sensitive children Gifted Children
In this TEDx talk, Heidi Hass Gable relates that being "gifted" often feels far from a good thing, especially when...
video thumbnail Teaching Gifted Children Gifted Children
Originally a video project for his masters degree, Tim Bedley looks at some of the strategies proposed by Ellen Winner...
video thumbnail Visiting classrooms in Nigeria Global Collaboration Networks
This video looks at Charlie Bryan and reflections of her time visiting classrooms in Nigeria the Connecting Classrooms,...
video thumbnail Chain Reaction - modeling how something goes viral Going Viral
Take this video and pretend each ping pong ball is someone viewing your piece. One person passes it on to a few more and...
video thumbnail Responsive Website Design - What Does It Mean? Good Website Design
What does Responsive Website Design mean? Is my website responsive? Why should I care?...
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video thumbnail Make A Poptar Hands On Projects And Simple Tools
Nick Penny makes an stringed guitar like instrument from simple junk materials, including a soda bottle (hence the...
video thumbnail Smartphone Digital Microscope Hands On Projects And Simple Tools
A video showing the steps to build the platform and the gorgeous results. Check out Smartphone to Microscope for $10 on...
video thumbnail Build a Putt Putt/Pop Pop Steam Boat Hands-on Physics
A true hand-on physics project appropriate for older, 6-8 grade kids.
video thumbnail How To Make A Magnetic Compass Hands-on Physics
This video shows a simple way to create a compass. A great classroom demonstration project.
video thumbnail Soda Can Steam Engine Hands-on Physics
Janet Hoekenga shows hot to build a simple steam engine, known as a aeolipile or Heron's engine, using nothing more than...
video thumbnail The Difference Between Mass and Weight Hands-on Physics
Using a car to show the difference between mass and weight.
video thumbnail When Water Flows Uphill Hands-on Physics
In the Leidenfrost Effect, a water droplet will float on a layer of its own vapor. The physicists at the University of...
video thumbnail Connecting using a dial up modem History of The Internet
Back before DSL, cable modems and fiber optic lines, people accessed the Internet using the telephone line. Here's what...
video thumbnail History of The Internet History of The Internet
The internet is one of the most important tools in recent history, giving us access to countless amounts of information....
video thumbnail Homework Routines/Hacks/Tips Homework Help
Andrea has created this video for older students, giving tips & tricks for getting homework done.
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video thumbnail Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligence Theory Identifying Learning Styles
Dr. Gardner looks at what it takes for students to really assimilate knowledge and explains his Multiple Intelligence...
video thumbnail GIMP vs Photoshop Image Software
This video takes a quick look at the pros and cons of both Photoshop and GIMP....
video thumbnail What happens when... Insects ... and Frogs, Too
What happens when you pour 1200F molten aluminum into an anthill?...
video thumbnail An Integrated Approach To Math Instruction Integrated Studies: Math (sampler)
Lisa George and Lori Pretty explored an integrated approach to teaching mathematics to their 1st and 2nd grade students....
video thumbnail Are Submarines Waterproof Integrating Math and Science
James May looks at whether or not submarines are waterproof, and goes on to explain exactly how they work. A great...
video thumbnail Song from Pi! Integrating Math and the Arts
Musician David Macdonald created a melody to help him remember the numbers in pi, "since it's easier than recalling a...
video thumbnail Integrating Math and Social Studies Integration of Statistics in Research
Students used math to examine an on-line Cost Comparison map and explore the causes and consequences of food and...
video thumbnail Solving Rubik's Cubes Internet Resources Sampler
Saurabh Narain is 12 years old, in 7th grade, and created a robot out of Legos and a microchip controller that can solve...
video thumbnail Remote Trail Cameras to Study Lions Investigations
Gorongosa National Park was once famous for its lion population, but during Mozambique's struggle for independence and...
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video thumbnail How to use JSFiddle.net Javascript - An Easy Place To Start
JSFiddle.net creates an interface in your web browser window where you can easily create, test, and share JavaScript...
video thumbnail Intro to JavaScript Programming Javascript - An Easy Place To Start
This video teaches some basic programming concepts using JavaScript. It introduces programming using RoboBob (worth...
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video thumbnail I'm Going Into Hospital (for kids under 10) Kids in Hospitals
Join Mia and her friend Hozzy Bear as they use a magic book to discover what happens when you go to hospital. Geared for...
video thumbnail Preparing Your Child for Surgery Kids in Hospitals
While produced for Mercy Medical, this video can be used to help older children understand and feel more at ease about...
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video thumbnail Toys In Space Linking Environment and Physics
NASA had fun, taking a number of children's toys into space. Check out what they found. Things behave very differently...
video thumbnail Toys In Space 2 Linking Environment and Physics
NASA has so much fun with Toys In Space, they created a sequel....
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video thumbnail A Night Away From Home Maker Movement
Think maker spaces are just for older kids and tech nerds?...
video thumbnail Hackerspace In A Box Maker Movement
Hackerspace-in-a-box is a classroom experiment exploring the horizons of emerging technologies, science, media, art,...
video thumbnail The Self-Driving Potato Maker Movement
Marek Baczynski made a self driving potato. And then named him "Pontus" and adopted him as a pet. This video is part...
video thumbnail K-12 IRC Helps Stanford Teacher Education Students Making The Video
Here is a copy of the final video, shot with the simple setup described here
video thumbnail Map Projections of The Earth Math and Map Making
Cartographers face the "orange peel" problem when mapping the surface of Earth onto a flat piece of paper. The...
video thumbnail What Does Earth Look Like? Math and Map Making
Michael Stevens has an interesting look at perception and how our maps have shaped the perception of the Earth. Use the...
video thumbnail Can Math Explain How Animals Get Their Patterns? Math Models in Nature
This video looks at Alan Turing's Reaction-Diffusion Model, which mathematically defines how patterns might be formed in...
video thumbnail Logical Journey of the Zoombinis - Playthrough Math Resource Sites
An "on-line" version of Zoombinis rendered as a series of YouTube videos....
video thumbnail How Traffic Jams Happen Mathematics in the Real World
Ever wonder why traffic jams appear when there is no accident or other apparent cause?...
video thumbnail If High School Math Was Real Mathematics in the Real World
What would happen if the typical math problems we learned in High School were actually used in real life?...
video thumbnail Real-World Math Mathematics in the Real World
Math teacher Dan Meyer explains how presenting real-life scenarios through photos and videos can make math problems...
video thumbnail Dream A Dream - Be a Mentor Mentors and Mentoring
A video created by Dream A Dream to explain mentoring programs and how they help youth from vulnerable backgrounds...
video thumbnail Medicines In My Home Middle Schools
The United States Food and Drug Administration in collaboration with NCPIE and Montgomery County, Maryland, have...
video thumbnail Minecraft in education Minecraft
A quick overview of how Minecraft can be used in the classroom, and an invitation for teachers to join the conversation....
video thumbnail What Is Minecraft Minecraft
This 1 minute video will give you a good idea of what your students are doing with Minecraft, sometimes described as the...
video thumbnail A Conversation With My Black Son Minority Students
Ask almost any minority parent and they'll tell you the hardest thing was giving their children "The Talk", not about...
video thumbnail A Conversation With White People On Race Minority Students
Another film from Op-Docs at the New York Times, this documentary features interviews with white people on the...
video thumbnail How to make a 3D print Models & Software For Your 3D Printer
This video gives you a quick look at the steps needed to take an .slt file (downloaded in this case) and turn it into a...
video thumbnail Glacier Iceberg Time Lapse Mountains, Glaciers, and Canyons
Glaciers & icebergs fall apart and crash into one another. The heat penetrates their icy surfaces and creates mini...
video thumbnail Yosemite HD II Mountains, Glaciers, and Canyons
A 200+ mile backpacking experience through Yosemite National Park captured by Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill. This...
video thumbnail Characters, Symbols and the Unicode Miracle Multi-lingual Browsers & Translators
Tom Scott explains how Unicode and UTF-8 "hack" solved the problem of representing all the symbols, characters and...
video thumbnail How to Read Sheet Music Music -- Theory and Practice
... by a 12 year old. A lighthearted, if not so helpful guide created by an unqualified individual. Enjoy!...
video thumbnail Mozart Meets 007 Music -- Theory and Practice
What happens when Mozart and James Bond collide? In addition to being great fun, Igudesman & Joo show how combining two...
video thumbnail Why we love repetition in music Music -- Theory and Practice
How many times does the chorus repeat in your favorite song? Repetition in music isn't just a feature of Western pop...
video thumbnail Ballad of a WiFi Hero Music & Stories in the Classroom
H. Jon Benjamin and Jesse Benjamin created this animated adaptation of the famed McSweeney's Internet Tendency piece, In...
video thumbnail Call Me Maybe - Music with bottles Music & Stories in the Classroom
This group from Copenhagen, Denmark shows what you can do with a few recycled items....
video thumbnail Kid Snippets: "Mean School Nurse" Music & Stories in the Classroom
If movies were written by our children... "Kid Snippets" is a weekly comedy series, in which adults act out stories...
video thumbnail Birds on The Wires Music Creation
Using a newspaper picture of birds sitting on telephone wires, Jarbas Agnelli was inspired to try making a song out of...
video thumbnail Flying Robot Rockstars Music Creation
KMel Robotics created a team of flying hexrotor copters that create music in ways never seen before. Worth viewing "full...
video thumbnail Pan flute from drinking straws Music Creation
Pan flutes are easy to make, takes only minutes, and cheap – drinking straws and some tape. Figuring out how to hold...
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video thumbnail Cosmic Voyage New Visualization Tools
From the IMAX movie Cosmic Voyage. It puts big and small into perspective and takes you on a voyage through the...
video thumbnail Google's Cardboard VR headset New Visualization Tools
What can you do with some cardboard and misc. parts, plus your cell phone? How about a functional 3D viewer. Here's how...
video thumbnail How animations can help scientists test a hypothesis New Visualization Tools
Molecular biologist (and TED Fellow) Janet Iwasa introduces a new open-source 3D animation software -- Molecular...
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video thumbnail International Space Station Tour Off Planet Field Trips
While there are a number of tour videos of the ISS available, this is one of the most detailed. Steven Swanson takes us...
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video thumbnail Public School Counseling Parental Support
Spurwink's Public School Counseling program places skilled therapists in public schools, so they can provide counseling...
video thumbnail A Mile of Pi Patterns and Art
What happens when you print out Pi to a million digits? You get a piece of paper 1.05 miles long. Follow along as Matt...
video thumbnail Double Pendulum Art Patterns and Art
Devon has created Pendulus, one of his favorite projects. A stunning visualization of the beauty in chaos, Devon uses...
video thumbnail Porta Estel·lar (Star Gate) Patterns and Art
Porta Estel·lar (catalan for Star Gate) is an immersive light and sound installation inside a plane. Using strips of...
video thumbnail 7 Smartphone Photography Tips & Tricks Photography Resources
Photographer Lorenz Holder demonstrates some easy & creative smartphone photography tips & tricks. New ways to look at...
video thumbnail Jefferson High School Digital Photography Photography Resources
Mary Swanson posted this photo montage of images from Jefferson High School....
video thumbnail Making 3D prints from LIDAR Data Printing 3D Topography Maps
This video shows you how to make incredibly detailed 3d landscape models from publicly available LIDAR data. While not...
video thumbnail A Number Guessing Game Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
Colleen Lewis has an extensive collection of YouTube videos on Scratch. This one shows how to get started with a simple...
video thumbnail CS Unplugged trailer Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
Here's an overview of the CS Unplugged project, where you learn about computer concepts without touching a computer.
video thumbnail How to make a game in ALICE Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
This video gives you an idea of the steps needed to create a simple game or animation in Alice. It shows how to add...
video thumbnail MIT App Inventor Introduction Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
This video introduces MIT App Inventor, which allows anyone to create Android apps using just your cell phone or tablet...
video thumbnail Scratch 2.0 overview Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
A video introduction produced by Paula Aguilera and the Scratch Team at the MIT Media Lab.
video thumbnail Simple Kodu game tutorial Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
This video shows you how to crate a basic game using Kodu. By layering on simple commands, you can create complex games.
video thumbnail Sphero SPRK review Programming For Younger Kids ... And The Technically Challenged
This review shows the Sphero SPRK Edition robot and SPRK app are a great introduction to robotics, coding, and STEM...
video thumbnail Five Keys to PBL Project-Based Learning (PBL)
Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and more engaged, self-directed...
video thumbnail Six Word Memoirs Publication Opportunities & Ideas
Six Word Memoirs is the idea of expressing a complete story in only 6 words. Here's Ms. Gemeinhart's Senior English...
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video thumbnail Mapping the Invisible Remote Sensing Technology
This video explores the basic principles used by optical sensors like Landsat, AVIRIS, and other remote sensing sensors...
video thumbnail Building a Natural Pool Rivers, Lakes, Seas, Bays, Ponds and Estuaries
Talk about bringing nature to you. David Pagan Butler has created a Natural Swimming Pool. It's a swimming pool that has...
video thumbnail How Wolves Change Rivers Rivers, Lakes, Seas, Bays, Ponds and Estuaries
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the...
video thumbnail DIY Soft Robotic Tentacle Robots For All Ages
Learn how to make your own soft robotic tentacle using silicone rubber and some ball point pens!...
video thumbnail Make A Simple Robotic Arm from Cardboard Robots For All Ages
Not all projects require soldering or electronics. This simple hand explores many of the concepts of robotics, but is...
video thumbnail Making A Simple Autonomous Robot Robots For All Ages
This video shows what it takes to make a simple autonomous robot using an ultrasound sensor and Arduino Nano computer...
video thumbnail Miniature Robots Robots For All Ages
John Park builds some lively and inexpensive miniature robots....
video thumbnail Rubrics - an Introduction Rubrics
Using chocolate chip cookies as an example, this fun video introduces the concept of Rubics for grading. Sorry about the...
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video thumbnail Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage School Psychology
Students face abuse, neglect, are attacked and hurt. Many bounce back. Others are not so lucky....
video thumbnail Video production on the cheap School Video Production
In this entertaining video, Phillip Kerman illustrates the cheap and easy way to produce video content. A good starting...
video thumbnail Google Search Tips Search Tips & Strategies
Matt Cutts, a software engineer at Google, provides tips for better web searching.
video thumbnail Teacher's Creative Fundraising For Classroom 3D Printer Selecting A 3D Printer
This video shows how a Plymouth teacher was able to provide her students with a 3D printer in the classroom, and how her...
video thumbnail Make A Solar Powered Hot Air Balloon Simple Projects
Learn how you can make a solar powered hot air balloon with just tape and black plastic trash bags. An interesting...
video thumbnail How Do Sinkholes Form? Simulation & Modeling Tools
Here's an example of modeling a large, real world problem using a simple set up that can fit on a table....
video thumbnail All About That Space Space Exploration and Astrobiology
"All About That Space" is a fun music video created by interns at NASA's Johnson Space Center. It was created as a...
video thumbnail What Happens if Your Body is Exposed to the Vacuum of Space? Space Exploration and Astrobiology
In this SciShow video, Hank answers a viewer's most pressing question about what happens if the human body gets exposed...
video thumbnail Real-World Math Sports and Science
Math teacher Dan Meyer show how tossing a basketball can be a math problem. (starts about 50 seconds into the video)
video thumbnail STEM School STEM Primer
This 16 minute film looks at STEM education at the STEM Magnet Lab School in Northglenn, CO. Some quotes include, "I've...
video thumbnail What is STEM? STEM Primer
Aimed at educators, this introductory video defines STEM (integrating Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), outlines...
video thumbnail Vocational Schools and Project Based Learning STEM Resources
This video looks at Westfield Vocational High School and shows how their teachers and students are reinventing...
video thumbnail Duolingo Student ESL/Foreign Language Sites
Duolingo is a free language-learning site using a simple game like structure. The service is designed so that, as users...
video thumbnail English Is Crazy Student ESL/Foreign Language Sites
Seriously...the English language is insane....
video thumbnail Example Aboriginal Dreamtime story of Waatji Pulyeri (the Blue Wren) Student Literature Sites (sampler)
Here's an example Dreamtime Story. Fun for younger students and a great introduction to storytelling for older students.
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video thumbnail A Pep Talk to Teachers and Students Take Five
Kid President believes we're all teachers and we're all students. What are you teaching the world? Who are you learning...
video thumbnail Best Classroom April Fools Prank Ever Take Five
This teacher has a policy that if your phone rings in class, you have to answer it on speakerphone. Worked well until...
video thumbnail English Is Crazy! Take Five
Seriously...the English language is insane....
video thumbnail Kevin has a crush on his teacher Take Five
In this BBC comedy skit, Kevin the teenager (Harry Enfield) has a crush on his teacher and is attending a...
video thumbnail Why You Should Thank A Teacher Today Take Five
Teaching is a lot harder than it looks. How many times can you see yourself in this video?
video thumbnail If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day Teaching Teacher Blogs and Videos
SoulPancake and Edutopia asked teachers to write a letter to themselves on their first day teaching. This is their...
video thumbnail The Challenges And Joys Of Being A Teacher Teacher Blogs and Videos
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video thumbnail Brian Crosby - Back to the Future TED and TEDx
Brian Crosby, an upper elementary teacher for 29 years, works with at-risk students, grades 4-6 in Sparks, Nevada. See...
video thumbnail Thomas Suarez - iPhone Application Developer... and 6th Grader TED and TEDx
Thomas Suarez is a 6th grade student at a middle school in the South Bay of Los Angeles. "For soccer you could go to a...
video thumbnail Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit TED Talks Education
Psychologist and teacher Angela Lee Duckworth took a look at why some students fail and others succeed. The key factor...
video thumbnail Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley TED Talks Education
Sir Ken Robinson, in an entertaining talk, outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- students are...
video thumbnail Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion TED Talks Education
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response:...
video thumbnail 30 Days At Sea The Oceans
Jeff (no last name) has compiled a time lapse video showing what it's like to be on the ocean for 30 days, transporting...
video thumbnail Just how deep does the ocean go? The Oceans
Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think....
video thumbnail Two Weeks Under the Sea The Oceans
Aquanauts fund the easiest way to study the health of marine organisms is by becoming their neighbors....
video thumbnail What Happens When You Boil The Ocean? The Oceans
If you took the water out of salt water, would it just leave salt? Grant Thompson wanted to find out....
video thumbnail Bow Wow Meow - Animal Sounds in Different Languages The Sounds of Animals Around the World
Ever wanted to know how different languages interpret animal sounds?...
video thumbnail Children's opera: Little Red Riding Hood Theater Performance
Here's an introduction to opera for young children -- the story of Little Red Riding Hood in 10 minutes. Check with your...
video thumbnail A Vision of K-12 Students Today Thoughts on Educational Reform
This video was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level...
video thumbnail Cultivating Thriving Schools Thoughts on Educational Reform
Brian Stecher is a senior social scientist and the associate director of RAND Education. Stecher's thesis is that our...
video thumbnail Real-world Learning at the 2010 Olympic/Paralympic Games Thoughts on Educational Reform
Chris Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools for the West Vancouver School District, shares the story of twenty-five...
video thumbnail Parent/Teen Homework Conflicts Tips for Parental Involvement
Here's a vignette for parents with some ideas on how to talk to your teen about the stressful conversation of homework....
video thumbnail Teens on Talking With Parents Tips for Parental Involvement
This was the introduction video for a parenting seminar on "Communicating With a Teen Who Won't Talk," held at Natomas...
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video thumbnail How do schools of fish swim in harmony? Understanding Decentralized, Dynamical Systems
How do schools of fish swim in harmony? How do the tiny cells in your brain give rise to the complex thoughts, memories,...
video thumbnail Stanley & Stella in Breaking The Ice Understanding Decentralized, Dynamical Systems
While primitive by today's standards, in 1987 this computer generated animation was cutting edge. The video used...
video thumbnail How Gravity Makes Things Fall Understanding Time & Gravity
A demonstration of gravity, featuring the "Spacetime Stretcher," built mostly out of materials from the garage and...
video thumbnail Strangest Time Zones of the World Understanding Time & Gravity
This video looks at some of the world's strangest time zones, including: China, Kiribati, Nepal, Australia and more.
video thumbnail Telling Time for Young Children Understanding Time & Gravity
There are a number of videos helping kids learn to tell time. This is one of our favorites.
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video thumbnail Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano Volcanoes
Here's how you can make your own "classroom safe" volcano.
video thumbnail What Happens When Lava Meets Ice? Volcanoes
This Science Channel video looks at what happens when you pour molten lava on ice. (Hint: it's not what you'd expect.)...
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video thumbnail The 100 Year Flood Is Not What You Think It Is Water and Air Systems
Almost everyone agrees that flooding is bad. Most years it's the number one natural disaster in the US by dollars of...
video thumbnail The Gulf Stream Explained Water and Air Systems
The Gulf Stream is part of a global conveyer belt -- a large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by differences in...
video thumbnail The Incredible Weather of Arizona Weather
Bryan Snider created this documentary film and photo essay highlighting the fascinating weather of the 2014 Arizona...
video thumbnail WebQuest 101 WebQuests And Scavenger Hunts
A set of videos describing webquests and how to make them.
video thumbnail Incredible Wetlands Wetlands and Rainforests and Prairies
As long as humans have walked the planet, wetlands have been a part of our lives. Some people turned to these saturated...
video thumbnail Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates? Wetlands and Rainforests and Prairies
Derek Muller always wondered why Australia has so many venomous animals that can kill you while Canada has virtually...
video thumbnail Basic Wiki Editing Tips Wikis & Cloud Based Documents
A short video that provides some very basic instruction for editing wikis. Not all wiki web sites work exactly like...
video thumbnail Women throughout history Women Resources
A great video to use as an introduction to Women's History....
video thumbnail Population Growth & The Chesapeake Bay World Population Growth
Geographer Peter Claggett with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) show how the population of the the Chesapeake Bay has...
video thumbnail World population growth and its impact World Population Growth
It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion....
video thumbnail Explore a Google data center World Wide Web and Internet Tutorials
Wonder what "the cloud" really looks like. Here's a look at a Google data center, one you can explore yourself, on the...
video thumbnail How Search Works World Wide Web and Internet Tutorials
Matt Cutts from Google explains how search engines work. Everything from spiders to quality ratings to the ads.
video thumbnail How the Internet Works in 5 Minutes World Wide Web and Internet Tutorials
The internet is not a fuzzy cloud. The internet is a wire, usually buried in the ground. Aaron Titus takes you on a...
video thumbnail Root Data Center World Wide Web and Internet Tutorials
Here's another view of a data center. Who knew that the Internet included man traps, a kitchen, cooling towers, and...
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