A core component of many science curriculums is the life cycle. Here are some great videos to use in your lesson. Obviously, you need to kick it off with the Lion King's Circle of Life!
Today (Aug 5, 2012) the Mars rover Curiosity is scheduled to land on the red planet. Here are a few videos to bring you up-to-speed with the historic event.
The challenges NASA faced
Curiosity's communications system
Update: Mars Curiosity Successfully landed on the red planet. See entire entry here:
TED ED is a website dedicated to finding the best classroom lessons and bringing them to life with professional animations. The results are incredible, classroom-ready, videos spanning a variety of subjects. One of those TED ED lessons was created by Jon Bergmann, a chemistry teacher and a pioneer for the role of video in the classroom. Here are both the original classroom lesson and the TED ED creation.
Original video with with Aaron Sams
Ted Ed Video
The Moon Song
Set to Cee Lo Green's "Forget You", ParrMr has created this incredible song/video teaching the different phases of the moon.
1950s Music Quiz
Music teachers! YouTube user IntSchoolHistory has a great quiz testing you and your students' knowledge of music from the 1950s.
YouTube Star Teacher
YouTube Star Teacher Enrique Legaspi talks about his experience at this year's YouTube Teachers' Studio.
Bill of Rights in 30 Seconds
See if you can keep up with hughesDV's as he teaches the Bill of Rights in 30 seconds.
Too Late to Apologize
YouTube user soomopublishing has created the perfect video to get your students excited about the Declaration of Independence.
Fun with Fractions
Engage and inform your students with ignitelearning's video on the fundamental interactions of equivalent fractions.
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