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Links for click and drag practice



Computer lab lesson sites are available here>>>.  Click on the letter K for Kindergarten: https://sites.google.com/a/planetbravo.com/ldeweek/

The story of Sir Cumference for Pi Day  file:///C:/Users/teach/Downloads/Sir%20Cumference%20and%20the%20Dragon%20of%20Pi.pdf

Or  https://www.centergrove.k12.in.us/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=8704&dataid=9723&FileName=Math%20-%20SirCumference%20and%20the%20Dragon%20of%20Pi.pdf

review time lapse of seasons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtDzezWVfj4

Mime for drama lessons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EnkEm2egIM

Inventors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYDJ3lDrfyY

Thomas Edison https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Gl0aEC4AE   

How Cheese is made - Dairy Group - Health  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJEkb4Hq5jY


Vowel song links https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUSCz41aDug    first 2 minutes of this song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1Xsjv6NZCs

Another Perspective on the story of the Three Little Pigs.  The True Story of the Three Little Pigs https://www.sps186.org/downloads/basic/610716/The_True_Story_of_the_Three_Little_Pigs1.pdf

Community Helpers

Intro to community helpers based on phonics.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFT4i8wO6Cc

Fire Fighters  - A day in the life.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbL45xX6p6E

Fire Fighters book on Get Epic.com  https://www.getepic.com/app/read/11419

Hundredth day of school

Skip counting 

by 1's  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGetqbqDVaA

by 10's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8

by 5's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA

Health - Food Groups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9ymkJK2QCU  introduction to food groups  or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9ymkJK2QCU&t=7s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaLvxVnn8Yg  food groups are rockin tonight song

Chinese New Year What is Chinese New Year? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVPHdFX9iHY

This shows a few minutes of a dragon during a Chinese New Year parade.  Pick up in the middle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9brPKYZcTJ0

Unit 5 ELA  Technology 

How technology is used in driverless cars.  https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/9/21000085/waymo-fully-driverless-car-self-driving-ride-hail-service-phoenix-arizona

Social Studies - Martin Luther King - Speech video - I Have a Dream Speech.  Use with some front loading. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IB0i6bJIjw

Science - Weather unit

Water cycle - PBS video of girls painting water on concrete and also trapping moisture in a sandwich bag https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRLqAhaniyg

Introduce concept of evaporation with these two time lapse videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hu3Qn4828k  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnA4TQTNTKY

water cycle - an introduction after classroom introduction experiment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0bS-SBAgJI

Where water comes from - a video on the water cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0K7VKkksyc

Water cycle from the perspective of a water droplet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIkRu9LL4sk

Water cycle  catchy song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWb4KlM2vts

Short NASA animation of the water cycle.  Short.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_c0ZzZfC8c

water cycle - second half of film focuses on evaporation  https://mysteryscience.com/earth/mystery-3/water-cycle/124#slide-id-2514

Video of seasons time lapse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmIFXIXQQ_E

What is weather?  Here is a short 2 minute video showing the 4 main types of weather: temperature, wind, snow or rain, and sunlight and clouds https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/buac17-k2-sci-ess-diffweather/different-types-of-weather/

Mystery Science - What is a Weather Watcher? https://mysteryscience.com/watching/mystery-1/weather-conditions-tracking/107#slide-id-2073

Why does it get cold in Winter?  A mini lesson from Mystery Science - https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/winter-cold

Holiday performance song: Rock n' Roll Snowman  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIrILu8gIUo

What is the red thing on a turkey?  Answer by Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/red-turkey?loc=mini-lesson-button

Charlie Brown Journey of the Mayflower  https://vimeo.com/301693860


Is a square a rectangle? https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=TnKYox8wr8g&feature=youtu.be

quadrilaterals https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/DmwnWrRpdLpfvTFHcrsWwQNfDqlLtNgDMHBRMzfKvmLlvVBxFtqVJfFJVJgmqhRCCCXsWlmSsLWl?projector=1

What causes leaves to change color?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk4-6II8l5Q

Science - Motion Unit balls colliding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBesU12g58I


12 months of the year song  -

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_A43_sYIiw  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe9bnYRzFvk

The Recess Queen PDF book for teaching good citizens on the playground - http://assets.pearsonglobalschools.com/asset_mgr/pending/2013-10/G1_2_Text_Collection.pdf

Mouse Paints book in PDF form  https://www.slideshare.net/coralemmanuelli/mouse-paint

Ten Apples on Top - the book in PDF form.  https://archive.org/details/TenApplesUpOnTop-English-ChildrensBook

Warm and cool colors  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhtJ6Eeqm90    and here is the song  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFpD5O70d7o

How to do a turn and talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3OUQPJSm7s

Ruby Bridges scholastic links - booklet https://sn1.scholastic.com/etc/classroom-magazines/reader.html?id=10-020119-LL

Ruby Bridges scholastic photo link - https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/slideshows/teaching-content/ruby-bridges-and-the-civil-rights-movement-slide-show-for-kinder/

Art - Lines  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J34QhpNjCBk  #3

art lines - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQEVllmeWH4  best #1

art lines - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJiI7nCgG5M  #2

Days of the week song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36n93jvjkDs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GKmCQOy88Y

and this days of the week song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tx0rvuXIRg

Countdown 15 minute timer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYYzzqdQ9AE

Countdown 20 minute timer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

What is an odd and an even number?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuD5JlrMnAk

Review for what animals and plants need - two short videos below

What an animal needs - short song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4UDf3tF_O4

What a plant needs - short song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUBIQ1fTRzI

What is an ecosystem video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNF8b7KKJ2I     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuejxJttBqo     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1X-WpfUvm4

Non living and living slide show http://slideplayer.com/slide/1727784/

Living and non living book in PDF form https://schools.smcps.org/gkes/images/Living_or_Nonliving-.pdf

Living and non-living things https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p51FiPO2_kQ

Non living vs. living picture cards PDF  https://crisscrossapplesauce.typepad.com/files/living-nonliving-flashcards.pdf

Ecosystem video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=WDLC9igcfQw

Animal Homes - Nature video https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nuggets.el.sci.homes/nature-nuggets-animal-homes/

What a plant needs   https://youtu.be/gK70Y1z0oC8  


Apples and bananas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNNMknj0PyE

Magic E song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhl6YcrxZQ&t=27s

Animal Adaptations  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRX2JtKFUzk

How to stop drop and roll for fire safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEFHmYZh8Ms

What is Earth Day? 



Me on the Map book written by Joan Sweeny - Video reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21keh7LS8K8

My special place book  - link https://www.schooltimesnippets.com/2012/02/my-special-place-on-map.html

Continent song -  https://youtu.be/NVrN-0aQV1o  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVrN-0aQV1o    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xy7e_KAUz7s

Continents on the Earth.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdl1qVTKQkU

2 dimensional shapes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uIjdI0qbi8

Ice hotel photo video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmztt4GjNmg

How UPS works to deliver packages.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcsk9nEKPGM

How UPS ships packages https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQReRnmCaqA

UPS truck delivering packages https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R9dRZylyVE

A Day in the life of a Farmer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHCbTJW3zls

A Day in the Life of a Farmer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPM-OsV983Y

Presidents Day - A reading of a book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79tSelqDIPU

Chinese New Year - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u-R-aIq3_E

Science - Seasons and weather

water cycle - an introduction after classroom introduction experiment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0bS-SBAgJI

Where water comes from - a video on the water cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0K7VKkksyc

Water cycle from the perspective of a water droplet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIkRu9LL4sk

Water cycle  catchy song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWb4KlM2vts

Short NASA animation of the water cycle.  Short.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_c0ZzZfC8c

water cycle - second half of film focuses on evaporation  https://mysteryscience.com/earth/mystery-3/water-cycle/124#slide-id-2514

Introducing the concept of weather https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZVtgOK8uTw

Introducing weather and a sing song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5UTaPV-DIg

Roy G Biv. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf33ueRXMzQ

How are rainbows formed by Mystery Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Obl6jWuFjdw

How are rainbows formed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqbgJ3c3yhc

  1. 11 second time laps of a rainbow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnkRxtduotQ&feature=youtu.be
  2. https://youtu.be/k6N882ZUYV4
  3. Time lapse video on showing rainbows form https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HgG7fb-P04&feature=youtu.be
  4. 5 year old hosts small video on how rainbow forms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yxp2LDn8AA
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqbgJ3c3yhc
  6. Roy G biv song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRP1KcSfg5A

extreme weather  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XimCxlLM-o 

extreme weather photos for review - https://www.shutterstock.com/search/extreme+weather

Tornados by Mystery Science - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZTeIbxBPCU 

Hurricanes by Mystery Science - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJSTgZ6HxtQ

Hurricanes or Tornados - by Mystery Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CevLsK9t6uo

Blizzard time lapse videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gYcXkpb6Zk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naMsJVZ8um0

The months of the year song  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUlI9io9JeE

A fan blowing a Lego Car - forces  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knQzkPwsJME

Time laps of a pumpkin growing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytMpE6fubSQ

Motion and force video - applied forces can change the shape, size, motion of objects  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTvCnHlzdFI

Bill Nye the Science guy on motion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iKhLGK7HGk 

Book with song - Ten Apples on Top  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB-5s02AsUU

Apples and Bananas  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNNMknj0PyE 

Responsibility song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HOKo8H7dLg 

Labor Day video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0ZBjHhmNjo     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8YrXS-fb1Q

State of California Seal - California Admissions day  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Seal_of_California

Magic E song play first with volume and then again without the volume.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhl6YcrxZQ

When 2 vowels go walking, sometimes you hear the first vowel sound.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-n_LHGseNk

Hot air balloons  Unit 10 ELA   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGAMTlI6XxY time lapse balloons launching - Albuquerque balloon fest

First day of school for a 5th grader - fun rythmic song and dance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8m7yhtPsqc

Money Song - speeds faster and faster - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wq3tVrTFcKk

skip counting with nickels - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5Uo_4Vd3Fw

What coins make a dollar - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULwhJ-8VlAQ&list=PLg1QJwbSZnIcmSTheYuSv7YZFHCNfUv_n

counting on with coins - simple - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I7TZN3mq0s 

Boom Chicka Boom - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2XVfTzel8E

Motion and forces - Bill Nye  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT4n3dzkG3w

Virginia reel links



Food pyramid explained - http://www.chuckrowtaichi.com/FoodPyramid.html

Food chain explained - http://maggiesscienceconnection.weebly.com/habitats-food-chains--webs-trophic-pyramid.html

Healthy Food Snack videos - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu4DE_8_ZBg


Healthy breakfast video - 3 out of 5 food groups - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-4lchE_rlE

Healthy snacks and healthy breakfasts for kids http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/17961/healthy-kids/breakfast/

Earthworms  https://www.shapeoflife.org/video/annelids-lumbricus-earthworm  Shows how the earthworms move and describes what they do in the soil.  Time laps video shows how they eat the detritus and break down the matter for decomposition.



Brain pop food chain video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33pC31rw9bM

 Apples and Bananas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNNMknj0PyE

Food groups song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmzJfTlA8nU

Zero the Hero Book - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlY-CX-bi4s

Grandfather Tang's story - video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x74l1ZM-zP0&t=10s

Food chain videos  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1-CsgYxMnc 

first choice -food chain video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3leiLaaMnA


Balanced plate  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmh_xMMJ2Pw 

Slide share presentation on Communty helpers https://www.slideshare.net/diginiyaki/community-helpers-lo


shipping packages via UPS over night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3qfeoqErtY 

this is better https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQReRnmCaqA


Clown showing basic stilts and then starts to strap them on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6fnEvpUS4k

Painter on stilts on sidewalk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhjY2WzpOgY first 30 seconds only.

Stilts -  5 year old walking on stilts  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3dJm0A73p4

Simple video showing Pi     http://video.disney.com/watch/happy-national-pi-day-542785bead268fa8847e381a 

Counting to 100 song -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGetqbqDVaA 

Counting by 10's to 100 song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8 

Counting by 5's to 100 song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA

Health - Taking care of ourselves - personal hygiene

How to brush your teeth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDZXSMU2lAk 

Wiggly tooth and brushing teeth - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rUpUAf6RWs 

About the teeth in your mouth.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdkOQJTei6c 

Making healthy choices  short video - 4 Rules for healthy choices - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKikTtcqqzs  

Waiting your turn and showing respect to speak My Mouth is a Volcano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9fXtvcxLlc 


  1. 11 second time laps of a rainbow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnkRxtduotQ&feature=youtu.be
  2. https://youtu.be/k6N882ZUYV4
  3. Time lapse video on showing rainbows form https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HgG7fb-P04&feature=youtu.be
  4. 5 year old hosts small video on how rainbow forms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yxp2LDn8AA
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqbgJ3c3yhc
  6. Roy G biv song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRP1KcSfg5A

 Clara Barton book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAFlqycHtw4

current Red Cross https://www.youtube.com/user/AmRedCross https://www.youtube.com/user/AmRedCross 

Motion and forces -

billiard balls change direction on a break.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p_NBlKb9Bg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_yWqFYSggc  watch with volume turned off. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCRVh_pmUSk  20 second slow motion

I had a favorite dress - book to teach modify.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4KHjbrk_3I

Peugeot 206 commercial to teach modify https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97v79iU75D0

How to read the NGSS  https://youtu.be/Q6eoRnrwL-A 

 Link for California Common Core Standards http://www.sdcoe.net/commoncore/Documents/0-ccss-ela-kinder-standards.pdf

community helpers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFT4i8wO6Cc 

District writing prompt  http://achieve.lausd.net/cms/lib08/CA01000043/Centricity/Domain/219/Interim%20Assessments/Assessments/Elementary/ELA/Grade%20K/Gr%200K%20NARR%202014-15%20TEACHER%20pgs.pdf

Ruby Bridges slide show  - for teaching courage http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/ruby-bridges/ruby-bridges-for-kids.htm#slideshow

Ruby Bridges - a reading of a book by Robert Coles  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ypyp5ypJbsA   This one has a better reader https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8D4ldGY41s

What is California Admissions Day? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQIS_qwTKvw

Silkworm life cycle


Multiple perspectives

The Three Little Pigs as told by the wolf  https://youtu.be/vB07RfntTvw

sand drawings with an interesting perspective https://mom.me/baby/12322-amazing-sand-drawings/

Color Song links - if the song doesn't show up after you click on the link, then right click on the link and then click on open in new tab

Red Color Song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMfkODJw30M&list=RDsMfkODJw30M

Blue color song video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6ILheTtuq4 

Orange color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfLRyuarDwg

Yellow color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTus18ko370&t=1s

Purple color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W8NcB4I66E

Green color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzgY_S7rEoo

Brown color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CNGo7OAM0o

Black color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unNebgVs1tc

White color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuSxTV4Q86U&list=RDcuSxTV4Q86U

Pink color song video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDlroFGK5Sg

 Jazz musical instruments to go with Jazz Baby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkDeA2h1GrM

or this one 10 minutes long https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkDeA2h1GrM

2 minutes long  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17V-bP1XEao

26 different instruments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RiNumi3u-E


No David - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TWLRbWM7h4 and David Goes to School https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XALgJlxVmeU

Kindergarten science

Season changes in 40 seconds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmIFXIXQQ_E  or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg4bVv9tZP0  This is good two.  2 minutes showing a small park area changing over time.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFYbCCr2vog

Life cycle and seasonal cycle for an apple tree  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chNwmpqSa78

Parts of a tree http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eTA9m8OCrs 

Counting Tree Rings   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T391URPJVT0  and http://www.youtube.com/watch?  and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M74YK7nDJ-8  

Condensation forming on a glass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bymT5AcV-C4

Explanation of how condensation forms on a glass  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjBiHCk2V2A 

Experiment to make condensation with ice on a plastic wrapped bowl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmTh0ECGPCY

Condensation also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auvGBmIxG08

Water cycle  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncORPosDrjI or this is really good after some other lessons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0bS-SBAgJI

How water changes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHJuhEIG-9o

Water cycle catchie song  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWb4KlM2vts

Seasons catchie music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZjpI6fgYSY 

Hybernation  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FonCq9YJJxw   3.5 minutes

biomes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fb8143ndo8 **

Biomes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIy0ZlyPPDg

Landforms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsqKTJtK_vw  or this one mailto:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWTDmg8OI_Y or 

This is a good summary of these landforms.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsqKTJtK_vw

Riparian vegetation - in valleys because valleys generally have rivers in them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HDnyV1ViHw  

Ecosystems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQjbqgPxKc0


Mountain scenery  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWiGXNBlAhI

mountain animals  mailto:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xmfnjTzXCY


Magic School Bus All Dried Up.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KDFfid2Cg8

A day in the desert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWM0hYyHDvQ

Around One Cactus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_uvoNjTvgY   5:41

Cactus Hotel - reading a book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoBKz38yZqY


What are natural resources?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw6uXh9yM54

Where does coal come from? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4a3AzDYm2M

Some more details on coal.  This ties into the film above. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOu1hVVewzw

How does coal form? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ_Ethb6_Wk

The formation of coal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEa36qNo86E  very exciting - good viduals - best for the first half.

Search Parameters for resources https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=natural+resources+for+elementary+students

what are natural resources? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wiKrZY5GVw

natural resources song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXeUvTaOPNk

Wind energy  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQpbTTGe_gk

how to make a windmill kids - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjpTKrdm5Kc

how to make a origami fan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIqMwvgxVSM

How oil is formed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ1HIBIIJU0

How oil is formed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YHsxXEVB1M

Three oil wells with oil being pumped out.  1 minute long.  No naration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX2hncioQy0 or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErSNgEIDC5g

Owl pellets

Owl regurgitates pellets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PfjN2ZSmdA

Intro to pulling up an owl pellets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL5yWF4bfG4

Social studies 

Community helpers introduction - good test for phonics - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFT4i8wO6Cc

A day in the life of a mail carrier  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl0lO3biz1o

Betsy Ross  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv8KWIILpoM Watch first or this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIx10PIa8Xw

History of the flag.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9aGW3YNajE

The Empty Pot - a story of honesty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBqckVr_vZU

Thanksgiving short video with students https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WumiRK06Yqw

Thanksgiving - Pilgrim daily life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Icao42RALg

Thanksgiving Short cartoon video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faUYJ9fMiGg

Thanksgiving with a puppet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0LQOo0QcVw

Pill bugs 



rolly pollie babies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFWwdvxfmFY


Worms short videos http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=9481

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-zc_1vjLnI 4 minutes about an earthworm parts and what it does

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXFP9oY-nNw  26 minutes of about worms

Alphabet rap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE

L - Blends - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9m0-_ETM33o

Wood and Paper

How to make plywood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt2rmu2Omrs  2.5 minutes

How to make plywood doors http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAJR-HCTE7s  5 minutes

How paper is made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IP0Ch1Va44

How paper is made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MUGbe6vRpo

how paper is made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4C3X26dxbM    13 minutes  long

how paper is made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGH7kQ30SKo   3 minutes long

how paper is made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MUGbe6vRpo

how pencils are made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBhl_ZP_xYs

100th Day

  (3:00)Count by 1’s to 100 with Jack Hartman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc

 (3:00)Counting by 5’s ABC teaching  3 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA&spfreload=10&edufilter=zGUy2baYqkDZkZN3MS9B7Q

Read the short book the 100th day of school.

 (3:00)Count by 10’s ABC teaching https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_4108450649&feature=iv&src_vid=8N72WrnTCHU&v=uYRTtwZGwj8

 ( 4:30)Count by 10’s and then back  - jack Hartman   4.5 mins  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg   front load by counting backwards

(3:30)Count by 5’s Jack Hartman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amxVL9KUmq8

? Count to 100 by 1’s @2:28 duration not much movement in the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwAkFFkYbRU&spfreload=10&edufilter=zGUy2baYqkDZkZN3MS9B7Q

?? Count by 2’s to 50 and then to 100 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wwydguSKOU&spfreload=10&edufilter=zGUy2baYqkDZkZN3MS9B7Q


Fun videos

Schoolhouse Rock 3 is the Magic Number http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4pyiB-kq0 
Laughing man on the metro for fun and laughing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdQnuqFlD7U 

Teaching the creative skill - Modify -  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50A9wjJ40Dk

Teaching the creative skill - Cause and effect -  "Cog" Honda Commercial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl2U1p3fVRk 

Teaching the creative skill - Cause and effect -  Dominoes falling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARM42-eorzE

If the moon were replaced by planets?  This is a video that shows what it would look like from Earth if we watched all the planets rise in the sky.  It's very interesting.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usYC_Z36rHw

Ever wonder what it's like to climb up the last 300 feet of 1,678 foot radio transmission tower?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCYZZPwJr_c  video runs 6 minutes.  Very interesting and you feel the vertigo.

Mountain bike riding with a dog.  I have done this with my dog.  The film captures the dog's enthusiasm and excitement at racing along in the forest with his partner. http://vimeo.com/83947019  

Incredible bike riding in San Francisco.  Fun to watch in amazement.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjhF0GyQ0U0#aid=P9PWNrYSwmg  4 minute video.

Music group The Pentatonix sing numbers 1 - 5.  No instrumentation is used.  4 minute video.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b-v-wMR69k

A dad makes videos of his three year old with amazing powers.  This link offers many 10 - 14 second videos that will make you smile. http://www.youtube.com/user/theActionMovieKid

Time lapse demolition of a vintage Scotty trailer  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufxxpgxxttA

Technology loss - TV commercial - What happens when the internet goes off  https://www.ispot.tv/ad/ABBh/at-and-t-keep-calm-your-internets-on

Videos or PDF versions of books

Persuasive writing stories

A Pig Parade is a terrible idea https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7eSYaNC2ew

I Want To Be A Frog https://youtu.be/axFsUIP6uFI

Links for other lessons

Primary colors and the color wheel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYUw7a4erk fun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGrGkJtSLsk  This link shows how to make a color wheel with primary and secondary colors.

warm and cool colors  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFpD5O70d7o

Mouse Paints story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF_CAsEEF4I

Also this one which shows what we did in class. 

How to hold a pencil http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIxUtwO29r8  and a song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPZeECE9obQ

Days of the week rap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BATdBYIXF1Q

Alphabet rap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE

Nouns - Alphabet rock - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk4N5kkifGQ

Adjectives - Alphabet Rock - Unpack your adjectives 


How to set up a garden http://www.typodermic.com/garden/

Counting to 100 by Jack Hartmann https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc&list=RD0TgLtF3PMOc&index=1

 Duck Rabbit book video reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSSGbOq1Yig

Holiday videos

Chinese New Year  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u-R-aIq3_E&feature=player_detailpage introduces the orgins of the Chinese New Year.

The story of Nian, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guwPTBmuiN8 

Chinese new year food and rituals https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Yp_tRQ_QVJw

Chinese foods for the new year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8w_VMzX5f8&feature=player_embedded 

Chinese lantern festival video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRaSBzfGwNk 

footage of a local lantern festival rise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFcGvmFtR-s

President's Day

Time for Kids video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIFaHVez4f8

St. Patrick's Day

Disney made video - St. Patricks day celebration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOFqDHmpRHw

Ireland by drone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YAa6NjFVjk

Ireland landscape video of Ireland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns8orCA_hS8 Watch first 40 seconds to see landscapes of Ireland.

Ireland 3 minute video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns8orCA_hS8

Colors of the rainbow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVg7YBpPfB0  Introduces Roy G Biv in a short easy format 

Another Roy G. Biv sing-a-long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfIgC_PRTVc

Light Spectrum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQyLxYwkazM  Spectrum of light – shorter and for a little older audience.  Music okay.

Bill Nye on colors of the light spectrum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtgBHsSzCPE  6 minutes in length but for upper grade elementary school students.

Oak tree links

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDA8rmUP5ZM  shows a pea plant growing  1 minute long  time lapse  or this one. 

Life of an acorn as it grows to a tree 3 minutes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK4LjURtaDw

Black oaks in Yosemite  7 minutes HD   ***http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAYDIYEckf8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS2toXyZAy0  Acorn seed becomes tree in time laps.  3 minutes in length

Angel Oak tree in N. Carolina 3 minut video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMpjHkNh4vI 

The life of an oak tree animated – 1.5 minutes in length http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhDotLXgm_E

Which oak trees make better tasting acorns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ToeNDQsQVQ

Seed dispersal - this video shows a dandelion opening up and being blown away. http://kbsgk12project.kbs.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/wind.mov

4 short 45 second videos on seed dispersal http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/seeds-dispersal.html

Seed dispersal video BBC   1.5 minutes  http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/seed-dispersal/2258.html 

Helicopter maple seeds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4urT74yq6c 2.25 minutes

Eric Carle - The Tiny Seed on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6wTeT2cKA

Smartboard presentation http://exchange.smarttech.com/search.html?q=%20seed%20dispersal 


Martin Luther King

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMr1Df80-j4  a first grader shares information about MLK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC-RyrakaQM  Reading Rainbow reading of Picture book of Martin Luther King

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DOrw6mzr7w  why we have a holiday for Martin Luther King.  Discusses I Have a Dream speech in brief.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJTQubbS7VY&index=3&list=PLU-1MMWLH8YC_Z2r_e3XFIFi5MG8riXjt  Brain pop video 5 minutes

I have a dream speech in its entirety.  http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1951-/martin-luther-kings-i-have-a-dream-speech-august-28-1963.php

Freedom song related to Martin Luther King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1y19QTmC48&index=4&list=PLU-1MMWLH8YC_Z2r_e3XFIFi5MG8riXjt


Earth Day - What is Earth Day?  A 13 minute video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlBLO8_2ix8 

Going Green Song - Abc teaching - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDL3xOEjAe8

Earth day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1l8HXa3HLk

Earthday reus recycle day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DJ45Yc3urg&list=PLYT5W32rxrbv1I00hefTf1TddIqXm4wPc

Lavar burton reading rainbow.  What happens to our trash https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1l8HXa3HLk



Snails https://www.google.com/search?q=snail+simple+diagram&tbm=isch&imgil=wUZuJl0Xzsg9vM%253A%253Bhttps%253A%252F%252Fencrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com%252Fimages%253Fq%253Dtbn%253AANd9GcR25UsXIOMMkOawWO35thgCGJINULMkRethDYqBNcvpOZbOvIBc2w%253B418%253B243%253BEfZR5PKc2rVpOM%253Bhttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.smithlifescience.com%25252Fexpertinvertebrates.htm&source=iu&usg=__mNuigi9CGuT8k3XIPFyhYu7-bGY%3D&sa=X&ei=0rh0U5LsHIP8oASqqYLICw&ved=0CC4Q9QEwAg#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=5FtdH_5GXngYeM%253A%3BKd9ifqc0lnt77M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.enchantedlearning.com%252Fsgifs%252FSnail_bw.GIF%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.enchantedlearning.com%252Fsubjects%252Finvertebrates%252Fmollusk%252Fgastropod%252FSnailprintout.shtml%3B532%3B262


Dance - 

Virginia Reel - pre K class http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIY7On97z9I  - this is kind of clumsy, but you get the idea

A better one is this one.  We don't do the partner swing down the middle. we just partner down and back and then peel the banana. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBBdgcHimoM  This is broken down into steps, so it's easier to follow.

Art - 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jO4PljlODA  elements of art  3. 5 mins

**http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjHM_gcooq4&list=PLgxMIH4e8KLY0JqRY5bBeAUe-jwHduQaP&index=2  lines video

lines  slide show  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDyksXdhqV4  no sound just reading  almost 2 mins.

Claude Monet -

How to paint like Monet - 11 minutes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ftb1mkN30g explains the painting technique of taching(tashing) Watching the first 3 minutes gives an example of the style of painting as we would do it in class.

Video shows Monet's paintings and how they are displayed in a museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWfjxgER7Uk It lasts 6 minutes, but a few minutes at the beginning gives you an impression(no pun intended) of his style.

Vincent Van Gogh  

time lapse of a muralist painting Starry Night - 6 minutes  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhcXYPkezsk

Frida Kahlo - sample a few pages from a kid's biography http://www.amazon.com/Frida-English-Language-Edition-Winter/dp/0590203207


Count by 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AilDza95hYc

Count by 3 - Three is a magic number - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4pyiB-kq0

Count by 5's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUHFzH06HqU

Count by 5's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA&list=RD0TgLtF3PMOc&index=4 


Second Scoop

Math - Fling the teacher addition game -  http://www.mathfox.com/learn/addition-fling-the-teacher-game-for-kindergarten-children/

Electronic Comparison game - http://www.mathfox.com/kindergarten-math-games-for-kids

Fewer and more http://www.mathfox.com/learn/comparison-shapes-numbers-rally-game-for-preschool-children/

Online game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/BalloonPopComparison2.htm

Online game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/subHarvest.htm



 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLq2datPo5M  explains where energy comes from 

Magic school bus  gets eaten  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGNcOys0YZM







 Links for Patriotic songs  If links do not open, right click on the link and click on Open in another window.

Your a Grand Old Flag   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFV_tmTcU0Q 

My Country Tis of Thee  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnH_OIgNgSY

This Land is Your Land  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeMLaQTwIgU

God Bless America   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Nyvwz_Q0o 

America the Beautiful http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LINsNCaxZ5U 

Star Spangled Banner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPKp29Luryc

Yankee Doodle Dandy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3FgzGlQnNY

COLOR Songs - http://mrschang.edublogs.org/resources/color-songs/

Yankee Doodle Dandy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XZQZ8KL3as

There Are Many Flags  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3yJdhPyr_s


Social studies links

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGKyP_Vg7mE  covers the American symbols  5 minutes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afMX0brtidg   bald eagle still video.  The first minute is enough to get a view of the bald eagle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFvKGkQsx00  shows the bald eagle in comparison to a person.  38 seconds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onY6D1YsGcg Statue of Liberty 5 minutes made by a 12 year old. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ppEq7Eu_dc   This video includes three shorter 2 minute videos about the Holidays of Memorial Day, President's Day, and Veteran's Day.


California Quail 

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birding/california-quail/  shows illustrations of the birds

http://www.pbase.com/tgrey/quail_calif  many still photographs of the California Quail

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeUgb183cGM Short one minute video of a Quail standing on a branch and chirping as well.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvl5w6cxyes444444444444444444444545  Video showing quail in some brush with babies 

Redwood Tree Links 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2009/09/redwoods.html  shows a photo of men an the tallest tree and a video is below it.

Here is a short video of the Avenue of the Redwoods with a few moments of the camara panning all the way up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL73GA-ce_4 

http://www.nps.gov/media/photo/gallery.htm?id=03151F2A-155D-4519-3E325ACD1F3E1115  shows still images of redwood trees in redwood groves.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Q3LjKDNbM  video in two minutes highlighting the drive called the Avenue of the Giants.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdgMcbNwZ3o  shows a 5 minute video of how a very tall redwood tree is cut down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIKCjQdxtO0  a 1936 film made detailing how wood starts as a tree and then is built into a ship.  27 minutes long 


Day of the Dead Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsbr_Tkn08w 5 minutes good overview

http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=30474&CategoryID=436  55 seconds


Thanksgiving Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APJrQ_wGIHc      and   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faUYJ9fMiGg

  Reading Links:

Recognizing syllables. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvcgVRULaWw

Learning ABC's with vowels using whole brain teaching.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-qT2pLmSOs  Stomp everytime you hear a vowel.

http://FirstStepReading.com   - reading video lessons

Early reading with three letter words:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbS7KfgZ30s 6 minutes long. 

 Vowel song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR-BLFZyAWs&list=PLrsEHzLBMsgJDXC6T0EBCoqmT6Ygt5a-J

 Both short and long vowel sounds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml6xYqYLb3E


Disregard any links below. The links below are for upper grades, not Kindergarten. Other teachers utilize these links for a resource.

Newest links are below:

http://scienceprojectideasforkids.com/2011/types-of-variables-2/  Independent and dependent variables. http://scienceprojectideasforkids.com/2011/types-of-variables-2/

5th grade  Physical science geography summary and links website: http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_ecosystem.html 

Educational rap songs for math and science http://www.educationalrap.com/

Interactive solid figures http://www.learner.org/interactives/geometry/3d_prisms.html  shows prisms

Surface area http://www.learner.org/interactives/geometry/area_surface.html

Here is a link for proper use of basic grammar with examples.  http://www.wikihow.com/Use-English-Punctuation-Correctly

 To view links for the integer videos, click on the WORD document PDF below. 

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Divisbility Rules http://www.mathsisfun.com/divisibility-rules.html

Finding common denominator  http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fractions/v/finding-common-denominators

Adding fractions with a  common denominator  http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fractions/v/adding-fractions-with-unlike-denominators

Prime factorization.  http://www.scienceandmath.com/public/Prime-Factorization-5th-Grade-Math.cfm

Here is a link for a video on Compatible numbers  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7MeORBIucc

Peer editing  http://www.wiziq.com/tutorial/875-How-to-Peer-Edit   or http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson786/tutorial.pps#256


Amoeba videos

First video shows an amoeba moving


amoeba eats two paramecia


 Daily Idiom - http://www.learn-english-today.com/idioms/idiom-a-day.htm

Here is a link for a video on Compatible numbers  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7MeORBIucc

Unit Opener videos

Unit 5 - 4th Grade - http://treasures.macmillanmh.com/california/students/grade4/book1/unit5

Unit 4 - 5th Grade - http://treasures.macmillanmh.com/california/students/grade5/book1/unit5



4th Grade - Food Webs  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVB82laAJl0  This is 23 minutes long

food chain video with basic terminology for a food chain. Some other related videos are below this video on the webpage. http://www.desertusa.com/video_pages/food_movie.html

Desert Food Web Sample of a desert food web.

Link to a fern plant, so you know what a fern plant looks like. http://www.widerange.org/images/large/nz-keplerFerns.jpg In what ecosystem can you find them?



5th Grade - Mixtures and Solutions

 How to make hydrogen  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyDdEuQafn4  Very simple

 This one is like the first one, but a little different http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTTzUCuJvok

Here is another one.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1qSpndGSSY  A little more complicated.


Reactions with gasses  Bill Nye http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66kuhJkQCVM


5th Grade - Systems 

Amoeba videos

First video shows an amoeba moving


amoeba eats two paramecia



Digestive System

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08VyJOEcDos  This is a profile view of what happens to food as it goes down into our body.

Magic School bus video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtulxCGMjdk (part 1)  and part 2 is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed57mQFGics  This a simple introduction or a reinforcement of the major parts of the human digestive system.


Circulatory System - Human body

Here is a link for a brief video on comparing the circulatory system to the vascular systemt in plants.




Vascular Plants -

Simple diagram of photosynthesis http://leavingbio.net/PHOTOSYNTHESIS_files/image002.gif

This video is very complete on plant transpiration. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4rzLhz4HHk

Here is another transpiration video. It is only 1 minute long, and it shows how the water molecules go up the xylem tubes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At1BJJDcXhk or this one shows the inside of the xylem and reinforces the video link above 


How a tree works - this is also how a plant works  short video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z31vDMq_esY

Since the phloem carries sugar down to other parts of the plant from the leaves, and the sugar that is transported downward is called sap, we can watch a video on how to make maple syrup. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PML-cjYzENU

5th Grade - Here is a video of how photosynthesis works in a simple way. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW9dTCcQXlU&feature=related

This next video explains how scientists figured out photsynthesis. http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Bill+Nye+Photosynthesis&view=detail&mid=21665F6BAE9E869387FD21665F6BAE9E869387FD&first=0

 This video shows how the xylem and phloem are similar to the ciculatory system in people http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UpxovjA9y0


Weather System - Kindergarten

Weather map imagery - radar current https://weather.com/weather/radar/interactive/l/USMO0460:1:US?animation=true

Hurricane image http://geology.com/hurricanes/named-hurricane-fran.gif and here http://sabolscience.blogspot.com/2010/09/3-hurricanes-in-atlantic.html

link for time laps of snowfall in a blizzard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gYcXkpb6Zk

another link for blizzard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5cFeUmYu98

link for hurricane footage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeM-cjTEEA8

weather song  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dxbC4-nlEc

severe weather https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVZExLO0MWA

Weather types 1.5 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M-aACr5r7I


5th Grade - Here is a link to a weather map of the United States. Look at it as much as possible over the weekend to see changes in the nation's weather. http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/currentweatherusnational/uscurrentweather_large.html?clip=undefined&region=undefined&collection=localwxforecast&presname=undefined

** This is a really good explanation of how the low pressure and cold and warm fronts interact. http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=Tr9vMb44TZc&feature=endscreen

5th Grade - How to read a weather map. Go to this link. It gives you reasonably easy definitions for the symbols on a weather map. click on the links to the right and a simple definition will appear as well as diagrams. Click on the diagrams to see them change. They will show you an example of the word.


A more complete listing is available here. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/wstorm0.htm

Short 2.5 minute video on cold and warm fronts.  Easy to understand and view. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huKYKykjcm0

Old U.S. Airforce film that shows great graphics and the first 3 minutes are the best as it shows the rotational effect of the Earth on the weather. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7TRahLe9sM

How to read a weather map - 12 minutes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25IO4MF1lLw

5th Grade -Here is a link to a video explaining cold and warm fronts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPC5i6w3yDI&feature=related - weather - fronts

5th grade - Bill Nye video on relating heat energy and molecules. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1eAOygDP5s&NR=1


5th Grade -Below is a link to a video on how the wind works with Bill Nye the Science Guy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqohRu2RRk&feature=related Bill Nye on Wind

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QOVwX-6g-Q  15 minute on global winds.  Describes simple convection current in a pot and how it relates to global winds and the Earth's rotation.  See simple convection current links below.

Watch what happens when boiling water  is projected outside in -41 degrees. http://weather.aol.com/2012/12/19/watch-instant-vapor-forms-in-siberia/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing9%7Cdl3%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D248166  

Water Cycle

5th grade - Water cycle video.  This 1.5 minute animated video shows the water cycle. This video has no voice over. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_c0ZzZfC8c  NASA produced

Bill Nye video on the water cycle.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPJYPo2qhOM  23 minutes long.

5th Grade - Water cycle video. This is a 4 minute video with a voice over that explains how the water cycle works.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RayAm2Uigdc&NR=1

How clouds form - a demonstration and directions for an experiment at home.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=478fvAj49r8

How to make a solar still http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW3C1RRulmg


Air Pressure

5th Grade - When studying air pressure, I related what happens to a large bag of potato chips at high altitude.  The video link shows this clearly.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRFZXy-999I

This 6 minute video adds to what is in the 5th grade science book on air pressure. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_yf-iRf8Vc

 Convection Current

5th Grade - This video shows a convection current.  It's a simple design, but you get to quess which way the convection current will run before hand.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fGrbdq5NvE

5thGrade - video shows what happens when hot and cold water are mixed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xWWowXtuvA   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U6Dk49hHlM

This video shows the convection current in the first half of the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy1hMVsOc8A&playnext=1&list=PL057FC950B03605DE&feature=results_main


5th Grade - This video shows how warm and cold waters don't mix because they are of different densities.  This does not show the convection current. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak9CBB1bTcc&feature=related





Link for stages of life for a Monarch butterfly. http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=7AUeM8MbaIk&feature=endscreen 



A great website for math instructional videos is http://Learnzillion.com and https://www.khanacademy.org/  You will have to register for both sites as a parent before viewing the videos. 

The link below is for many different types of math games.  For a challenge, try the balloon popping game first.  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm


Good Morning Boys and Girls!  Try these as your warm up in computer class today!  By the Way, you all rock!   

Prefix online  - click below



Then try this one – In order to play, you need to click on the up or down triangle to make a word with the root word. If you think it makes a correct word, then you click on okay. Read all the questions and recommendations that come up. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/spelling_grammar/spelling/play.shtml 


Here is one a little more challenging. Do after you have finished the other two:


For others - main site



Reference materials ppt. http://www.slideshare.net/Story10T/references-power-point-for-3rd-grade



For a look at a lunar eclipse and how it works, look here.  http://www.shadowandsubstance.com/ 

For a look at tonight's moon, click here: http://www.calculatorcat.com/moon_phases/phasenow.php

For  desciptions of the moon phases, click here: http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/questions/question3.html

This link has the underlining and and circling steps reveresed from what we teach in class. LINK for Rounding Steps: http://www.bear.k12.mo.us/mpickney/web%20graphics/Compatible%20Numbers.ppt#257,2,ROUNDING  Click with your mouse anywhere on the page after you Open the page.  That will show the steps.

http://www.rodandcustommagazine.com/featuredvehicles/0903rc_ed_big_daddy_roths_orbitron/photo_01.html Shows vehicle with primary colors as headlights. When lights mixed, only white light is visible.  We will learn why when we study the Matter unit in science.





Sites as of 2/1/10 For research, here are some sites that are cleared through the school district.

 These links were made available through the LAUSD website.


This is a digital library  http://notebook.lausd.net/portal/page?_pageid=33,245998&_dad=ptl&_schema=PTL_EP 

Search engines are http://notebook.lausd.net/portal/page?_pageid=33,52207&_dad=ptl&_schema=PTL_EP 



Mr. and his wife, Mrs. Wylie, are both third grade teachers.  You will see links on this page for both classes during the school year.


Lunar Eclipse http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=2533868n

Link for solar eclipse http://science.discovery.com/convergence/planets/video/solareclipse.html



Hi students from Mrs. Wylie's Class.

Here is a link that will let you learn more about coins and money.  Have a lot of fun and do your BEST!   Click on the two gold colored words below.

Mr. Wylie



Use these two links that are in gold to help  you do research on the Moon.







Helpful links for information

Here are some websites that I have come across that I thought might prove important for school.


http://van.hep.uiuc.edu  go here to get a science or physics question answered.


Ask Jeeves for Kids
Do you have a question about something you don't know about? Want an answer? Try this site. It is simple and easy to use. Great for kids simple research. Once you ask a question, it gives you more questions relating to your topic. Pick one or more of these new questions to help narrow down your search.


Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Information Please places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.


Habitat Treasure Hunt
This site shows 4 different types of habitats. It goes into some detail about each one. Great for science review or introduction to habitats. Great graphics and pictures.


Pitsco's Ask An Expert
If you ever want to get a answer to a question, start here. This site links you to experts. They are volunteers and welcome a challenge. You may have to take a little bit of time to get used to using the site.


State 4th Grade Site
This page deals with 4th grade only. It is part of the SCORE Site. SCORE stands for Schools of California Online Resources in Education. This has links for all the units in the Social Studies book we are using. You can get additional information on anything you might be studying this year in Social Studies.


Mission History Links
This is the same page as the previous link. To get to mission information, click on RESOURCES in box marked 2C. This is a state government site which gives you several sites from which you can get information on the California missions. Explore to find


Search Engine Stuff

Langenberg -- Search and Get There Faster

Specialized Directories & Search Engines Compiled by Cyward

Sink or Swim: Internet Search Tools & Techniques (Version 4.0)

CleverSearch Meta-metasearch Engine-ask a question or search in parallel

Search Engine Features For Searchers

Search Engine Watch: Tips About Internet Search Engines & Search Engine Submission

Learn the Net: Tutorial on Search Engines

ditto.com - the premier visual search engine

Choose the Best Search for Your Information Needs

Alta Vista: Main Page



Direct Hit - Home of the Award-Winning Popularity Engine

Ask Jeeves!

Clickmarks: Online-Bookmarks Manager



Frog Links


http://www.offwell.free-online.co.uk/metindex.htm  shows images for all the stages of metamorphosis development.  Each image, once enlarged, has a brief description of the changes.




Webquest links

WebQuest Animal Habitat internet addresses:

This is the webquest for those who tested out of the science test.  

For this webquest, you will find out about different animals and the habitats they live in.  You will have to investigate the animals from the point of view of a zoologist, a naturalist, a dietician, and a socialogist.  With information from these different points of view, you will develop a habitat for each animal in a habitat zoo.  Your information and design will be presented to the class.


Here are some additional links for the webquest described above.

 List of websites:






more research for ecosystems


http://netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm  aka NetVet Veterinary Resources/Electronic Zoo Animal species


http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/index.htm  aka seaworld.org


http://lsb.syr.edu/projects/cyberzoo/biome.html  aka cyber zoo


http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/animals.html  World Animal Bytes Center




Defining habitats: Desert, grasslands, rainforest, tundra, wetlands

Tasks defined with clickable sites within task instruction.



another webquest: 





It is fun to learn about animals. For this project, you will be learning about different habitats (places) in which animals live. You will work with another student and after learning about animals you and your partner will make a poster showing a habitat with at least two animals, two birds, and two reptiles and the foods and shelter that they need to live there.



You have been contacted by the local zoo to create a habitat for the new animal they will be getting. You need to research what things the animal will need and be ready to share your findings to the Zoo's Board of Directors.


You and your partner will need to:

• choose an animal

• use the sites and resources listed in the Resources section to find your information

• make a page for our class book on animal habitats

• create a diorama of your animal in its habitat to share with the Board of Directors (class).




A biodome is being built in the area and the designers want to start off with the animals before deciding what habitats to include. They are asking each of you to choose an animal to put in the biodome. You will need to research the animal and the habitat that it lives in and present your findings to the designers.


You have been hired by the local zoo to build a habitat for the new animal they will be acquiring. You need to research what things the animal will need and be ready to present your findings to the Zoo's Board of Directors.


The Task
You and your partner will need to:

  • select an animal

  • use the sites and resources listed in the Resources section to find your information

  • complete the page to make the class book on animal habitats

  • make a diorama of your animal in its habitat to present to the Board of Directors (class).



You've been asked by the California Nature Conservancy to help research the natural habitats of animals living in California! The Conservancy tries to preserve land so that these animals can continue to thrive.  In order to do this, they must know a lot about the various environments and how the animals adapt to their surroundings. They're hoping that you can help them pull together the necessary information that will educate new members of the Conservancy.


You and your team will research habitats found in California and will take an in-depth look at several animals from each habitat to identify their particular adaptations.  Once you have become habitat experts, you will create your own animal. As a team you will be able to describe it's features and how these features would help the animal to survive in its habitat.  Each team must be able to present their animal as an educational presentation to a group from the Nature Conservancy.  As a class, the various animals will give the audience a feel for different adaptations and environments that exist in California.


You are an explorer on safari in South Carolina.  What kinds of animals are you likely to see and what types of habitats will you find them in?  On your safari you will learn that some of these animals are endangered.  While you explore find out what you can do to preserve these animals and their habitats.  Have fun exploring South Carolina!

The Task

     On your safari you will work with a partner to research an animal of your choice that can be found in South Carolina and record your results. Then you will work with another set of partners to compare and contrast the animals you have studied.  You will present your findings to the class as an oral or written report that will include either a model of your animal's ideal habitat or a plan for preservation if the animal is endangered.


Favorite Links


http://MountainUnicyclingLA.com shows Mr. Wylie’s Los Angeles Area Mountain Unicycling trails


http://gallery.unicyclist.com/  shows unicycling images from around the world


http://gallery.unicyclist.com/Teachndads-Custom-Muni  shows Mr. Wylie’s own image gallery of a variety of unicycling endeavors