Member Created Videos

Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Sample Video 92: Character 81: Making a Difference–Ladue High School Dance Marathon
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View this member created video to learn how Ladue High School’s annual dance marathon makes a difference for both the students involved and the ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Sample Video 33: Nature 3: A Dog’s View–Sense of Sight
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Learn how a dog’s sense of sight differs from a human’s. This video was created a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School.  Interested...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Kristy Houle takes you on a tour of her hometown Hannibal, Missouri.  Interested in creating your own “What It’s Like to Live In…” video about your ho...
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
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Meet Lt. John Boley, USN and his wife and hear stories of their experiences as a military family.  This video was produced by Grace Hensley, a student...
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
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Meet Hank Harrison, veteran of the Marine Corps and current teacher at Ladue High School as he shares stories of his military service and the values o...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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View this member created video to learn how students at Parkway Central High School partnered with Variety Clubs to make a difference for children wit...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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View this member created video to learn about Sparkle Effect, a phenomenal organization at Ladue High School, committed to including all as part of it...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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This member created video uses just video, images, and six words to tell how an organization in their school makes a difference in the lives of studen...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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View this member created video to to learn about a high school club committed to making a difference in the lives of the students they help. This vide...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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View this member created video to learn how Ladue High School’s annual dance marathon makes a difference for both the students involved and the ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Members of Ladue High School’s Sparkle Effect share their views on why promoting inclusion is so important in a school environment. Learn more a...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Meet three members of Ladue High School’s Sparkle Effect chapter as they share their excitement in making a difference through an organization c...
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
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View this video, produced by Jane Nelson, student journalist at Ladue Horton-Watkins High School, to hear her views on the importance of student journ...
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
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View this video, produced by Marilyn Lercel, student journalist at Ladue Horton-Watkins High School, to learn more about the importance of the New Voi...
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
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Students at Bayless High School share a political advertisement they created for John Adams’ campaign in the 1800 election.  Former Missouri Gov...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn from a farmer raising organic chickens as she shows her operation and describes her organic practices. This video was created by Lillian Donahue...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Answer the question as you watch the video. This video was created by Lillian Donahue, student broadcast journalist at Ladue Horton Watkins High Schoo...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Compare a dog’s sense of hearing to a human’s and learn how a dog’s sense of hearing might affect how he reacts to thunderstorms. Th...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Compare a dog’s sense of smell to a human’s and learn how dogs are being used in cancer research. This story includes a video produced by ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
- Go behind the scenes of an advertising agency.
Go behind the scenes of an advertising agency with this story created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending us a ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn how fast computers work and compare that speed to the speed of the human brain with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
- Learn about ratios as you compare human speed to jet speed.
Learn about ratios as you compare human speed to jet speed with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn how 3D glasses work with this video created by Reis Rosenbloom, a broadcast journalism student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interest...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Does it hurt your eyes to watch 3D movies? Learn about the invention of 2D glasses to help you. This video was created by Reis Rosenbloom, a broadcast...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
- Learn what it means to be a dog trainer?
Learn what it means to be a dog trainer with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO.  Interested in sending us a vide...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn about the life of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO.  Interested i...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn about the Wright Brothers in this video created by Jane Nelson, a broadcast journalism student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO.  Interes...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
- Join Chris Higgins, meteorologist at Fox2 in St. Louis, MO for a tour of his television station's weather studio. See the equipment they use to ma...
Join Chris Higgins, meteorologist at Fox2 in St. Louis, MO for a tour of his television station’s weather studio. See the equipment they use to ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
- Learn how scientists are studying dogs' sense of smell in cancer research.
Learn how scientists are studying dogs’ sense of smell in cancer research with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High Scho...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn why dogs react to storms they way they do with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending us...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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Learn how a dog’s sense of sight differs from a human’s with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Inte...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
- Learn how dragonflies fly.
Learn how dragonflies fly with this video created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending us a video one or more o...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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See examples of plants that help your home’s environment. This video was created by Reis Rosenbloom, student broadcast journalist at Ladue Horto...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn about different ways to make your home more environmentally friendly. This video was created by Lillian Donahue, student broadcast journalist at...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
- Learn how a dog's sense of sight differs from a human's.
Learn how a dog’s sense of sight differs from a human’s with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Inter...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
- Learn how eyes determine the color they are seeing.
Learn how eyes determine the color they are seeing with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending ...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Learn about the anatomy of the human eye with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending us a video...
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
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Find out how fast our brain processes information with this video created by students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO. Interested in sending u...

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 92: Identifying Smells

Use this teacher tool with the video 'Veterinary 7 “Dogs Sense of Smell and Cancer”'.

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Teacher Tool 283: STEAM Activity--The Human Body: Eyes and Ears

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a STEAM activity combining science, anatomy, language arts, and drama as students learn about and write about their eyes and ears. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Anatomy-1, Anatomy-2, Anatomy-3, Anatomy-4, Anatomy-5.

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Teacher Tool 284: Arts Integration Activity--The Human Body: Eyes and Ears

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining science, anatomy, language arts, and drama as students learn about and write about their eyes and ears. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Anatomy-1, Anatomy-2, Anatomy-3, Anatomy-4, Anatomy-5.

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Teacher Tool 296: Arts Integration Activity--Going Green

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining science, engineering, and visual arts as students learn about living green engineering concepts and create a magazine layout advertising a "green product" they believe in. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-1, Environment-3, Environment-5, Environment-11, Environment-12, Environment-13, Environment-14, Environment-15.

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Teacher Tool 297: STEAM Activity--Going Green

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a STEAM activity combining science, engineering, and visual arts as students learn about living green engineering concepts and create a magazine layout advertising a "green product" they believe in. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-1, Environment-3, Environment-5, Environment-11, Environment-12, Environment-13, Environment-14, Environment-15.

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Teacher Tool 313: Arts Integration Activity--Dance for Dogs

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining learning about dogs with the art of dance. This activity accompanies the following videos: Veterinary-1, Veterinary-4, Veterinary-5, Veterinary-7, Veterinary-9, Veterinary-10, Nature-2, Nature-3, Nature-5.

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Teacher Tool 314: STEAM Activity--Dance for Dogs

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a STEAM activity combining veterinary science and learning about dogs with the art of dance. This activity accompanies the following videos: Veterinary-1, Veterinary-4, Veterinary-5, Veterinary-7, Veterinary-9, Veterinary-10, Nature-2, Nature-3, Nature-5.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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Teacher Tool 333: How I Use the Website--Building Background Knowledge

In this teacher tool, an Educate.Today member shares an example of using video resources on the website with elementary students in a scaffolding activity for inquiry-based learning. Have a lesson plan idea using Educate.Today resources that you'd like to share? Write it up and send us an e-mail to info@educate.today.

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Teacher Tool 370: Character "IF" Activity

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.

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Teacher Tool 371: Character Charts and Cards

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.

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Teacher Tool 372: Character Philanthropy

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.

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Teacher Tool 373: Character Journal and Narrative Writing

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.

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Teacher Tool 374: Character One Person Can Make a Difference

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.

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Teacher Tool 580: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama or a Graphic Novel

Use this Teacher Tool with the videos listed below to give students an opportunity to share their understanding of concepts they have learned from the videos through the creation of a dramatic scene or graphic novel. Videos for the activity include the one on the web page where you found this tool as well as others listed below:
Health 1: The Science Behind Nutrition
Health 2: What is a Calorie?
Health 3: Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
Health 4: The Relationship Between Your Health and the Food You Eat

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Teacher Tool 601: Presentation/Speech Activity--Biographical Speech

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a Presentation/Speech activity where students share their understanding of an historic figure through a first person oral presentation. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Sample Video-44, Sample Video-45, Biography-1, Biography-3, Biography-4, Biography-5.

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Teacher Tool 644: Creation Station Activity--Nutritional Eating

This teacher tool provides a hands-on Creation Station activity combining student research about health and nutrition with the creation and maintenance of a diet based on that research. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Health-1, Health-2, Health-3, Health-4.

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Teacher Tool 657: Presentation/Speech Activity--Create a Political Campaign Ad

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a Presentation/Speech activity where students combine their study of an American Presidential campaign, political, political speech, and media literacy through the creation of a political campaign advertisement.

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Teacher Tool 701: Arts Integration Activity--What It's Like to Live In...

Download this teacher tool for an activity where students, working individually or in small groups, create a 2 to 4 minute video letting others know what it’s like to live in their town or city.

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