Genius Hour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEQzKH7v0-Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rZ5Ga70bP8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc-6Ec2c44k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDZ0-pmnprM



Week 4 - Earth's Layers / Aztecs
3rd: Earth's layers video Scrat:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_IYQdKkWsU
then https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08
interactive: http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/structure.html
4th:: Aztecs Mayans and Incas
History Channel of Aztecs: http://www.history.com/topics/aztecs
Mayan Facts:http://www.history.com/topics/maya/videos/the-mayans
Incas:http://www.history.com/shows/mankind-the-story-of-all-of-us/videos/mankind-the-story-of-all-of-us-rise-of-the-incas

Week 4 - Desert
What is an ecosystem brainpop movie http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078600472/167348/00076707.html
Desert plant adaptation (skip mangrove slides) http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/geekydog-283447-plant-adaptations-biology-evolution-adaptation-education-ppt-powerpoint/

Labor Day
http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/labor-day/videos/history-of-labor-day Odd Years
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zAAgSRBmMI Even Years
Vocabulary: Industrial Revolution, Unions

Week 4 - Rock Cycle
3rd: Rock Cycle Louie the Quartite http://www.teachertube.com/video/84862
Rock cycle rap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6HZBrZG5hk

Week 5 - Rock Cycle
3rd: Rock cycle short review http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAAeFB7Tv5A

Week 5 Spanish Explorers
Start at 2:68 http://schoolmediainteractive.com/view/object/clip/428CF768CEA5918D18975DE728134FE5

Week 6 Plant Structures videos embedded in slide show 4th

Week 6 Fossils
3rd: Fossils Bill Nye https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xKPgqx5kX8
Game http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/fossil-fabricator

Week 6 Sept 11
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTJGB5XEUkA
https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/september11th/

Week 7 - Vertebrates and invertebrates
Brainpop video on how to classify animals http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078600472/167348/00038301.html

Week 7
Producers/ Consumers / Decomposers
Decomposers 1 minute video
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade4/Chapter1-MicroorganismsAtWork/
Game: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/gamesforkids.htm
3rd: energy flow: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.oate.energyflow/energy-flow/
3rd: decomposers http://az.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.oate.decompose/decomposers/
3rd: Dung beetle decomposer http://www.neok12.com/video/Insects/zX7b09647d5a615505035677.htm

Week 8 Inherited traits
4th: Heredity (free BrainPop video) http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078600472/161752/00051105.html
Camouflage http://az.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/f79010a7-8b81-41b9-b01a-6f9d24b312b6/f79010a7-8b81-41b9-b01a-6f9d24b312b6/
4th: Roadrunner's Dance http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/untamed-americas/videos/roadrunner-vs-rattlesnake/

Week 9 Christopher Columbus
Cartoon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSJKoOaRZmE
Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJhLtOu0M9s
Biography Channel (4th): http://www.biography.com/people/christopher-columbus-9254209
You Tube (3rd): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZEEbQ3hWmU
Game http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/games/walk/walk_columbus.html

Week 10 Gov't
3rd: 3 Branches: http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernmentandlaw/branchesofgovernment/
Branches of Government game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/government/branches_of_government_2.18_1.swf


Week 10
3rd: Review game http://www.texaslre.org/branches_game/branches_game.html
3rd: A Bill: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFroMQlKiag

Bats
Little Drac http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/10/lil-drac-orphaned-bat_n_1141191.html?ref=mostpopular

Week 12: Cuba
Cuba for Kids: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lcg8cInaq74
Accidental Eden: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLjNDxVs2m0

Week 13 Veteran's Day
History of Veteran's Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymCa1eB_qLA



Bill Nye water cycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPJYPo2qhOM
phases of matter simulation http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/states-of-matter-basics

Week 13 Earthquake
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/earth/whatisanearthquake.html
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/earthquakes.htm
Videos . Tsunamis http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-earthquake.htm
Bill Nye the Science Guy Earthquakes 3rd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6DiGGTlKDM
Bill Nye Earth's Crust http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B4nRGFHzXs
PBS NOVA http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/earth/when-plates-collide.html

Week 13 National Symbols 3rd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3auxqCEUyU

Week 14 Writing
Persuasive Text prezi https://prezi.com/du8j64al9rot/persuasive-essaysave-the-turkeys/

Week 14 Volcanoes
Satellite of Volcano http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/earth/eruptionfromspace.html
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/volcanoes.htm
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/volcanoes/volcanoes-101/
Layers of the Earth fun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08&oref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DdCsMNurn3bQ&has_verified=1



Week 14
3rd: living and non-living. Free Brainpop movie
http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078600472/167348/00076707.html

Week 15 Weather and Climate Grade 4
Weather and Climate http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/climate-weather-sci
Weather and climate games http://climatekids.nasa.gov/menu/weather-and-climate/

3rd: Animals of the SW http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtY2JNoZ4ZQ
4th: Ants http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYXG6OLOm84

Week 16 Thanksgiving
Videos about Pilgrims: http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/webcast.htm
http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/voyage/
Mayflower deconstructed http://www.history.com/topics/plymouth/videos#deconstructing-history-mayflower
Pilgrims http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoXHXbgRJvc
Virtual Tour of Plimouth Plantation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5qi3Meqy24
Historian Investigation: http://www.plimoth.org/media/olc/intro.html
5 minute Thanksgiving video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsdzjdT_LkY
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ961y0VKEk

Week 17 Bacteria
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCn92mbWxd4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICWLF9lccNk



Christmas
http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/usergames/Jun201026/game1277752709.php

Week 20 Greece
Myth of Pandora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGTTAfwHugY


Week 20 MLK
March on Washington http://www.history.com/topics/martin-luther-king-jr/videos#bet-you-didnt-know-march-on-washington
MLK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmEZGbUvW2M
Last part of "mountaintop" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oehry1JC9Rk
I have a dream http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQy1o6JVPIQ#t=21
Brainpop:
https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/freemovies/martinlutherkingjr/

Week 21 Light Reflection, Refraction, Absorption
Blue/Black or White/Gold
http://cbsnews2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2015/02/27/bd5f63ce-8616-4c21-84d8-edd04b5a2ef0/thumbnail/620x350/20aa1c79b7d3ab16d20a621e51c48041/black-blue-white-gold-dress.jpg
video on light: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRh0CGfX7dQ


Week 23 Sound Waves Grade 3
http://www.wonderville.ca/browse/living-things/sound-waves



Week 23
3rd: Savanna animals and fun facts http://www.schooltube.com/video/3904b9058aab46949b6a/Savanna-Biome-Animals
3rd: Savanna power point
3rd/4th: Biomes http://www.schooltube.com/video/428226e5ee2348f02319/Biomes-Biology-Ecology
3rd: Savanna animals and adaptations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xt7P3sSr8zQ
3rd: Life cycle comparison slide show http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/animal-life-cycles.htm
3rd: Life cycle of a frog youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMs3waaW75g
3rd: life cycle of a butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry4hqn0WD60&feature=related
4th: Predator Hammerhead sharks http://az.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.reg.cocos/beneath-the-waters-of-cocos-island/
Week 24
Rome (A cartoon showing a teenagers life in Rome) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juWYhMoDTN0
Chinese New Year Video from Panda Express: http://www.celebratecny.com/full-video


Week 25 Adaptation Grade 3:
Observation Journal http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/adaptation/level1/path1.htm
Game: http://www.ecokids.ca/PUB/eco_info/topics/climate/adaptations/index.cfm
Artic Animal Adaptations: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/arctic-adaptations/?ar_a=1
Top 10 Animal Adaptations:http://www.animalplanet.com/wild-animals/animal-adaptations/
Animal Adaptations (print questions): https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=animal+adaptations+for+kids


Week 25 Renewable Resources
Video on renewable and non: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMOpMka6PJI

Week 25 Water and Earth's Resources Grade 4
Artsy Water Drops http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaKbpw4Ko8A&sns=em
Slow motion water drop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV1hTZTI18I&sns=em
Bill Nye: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm52rkh68JA&sns=em
Sources of water:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOerG-lNnZE
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/weather-and-climate/water-cycle.htm
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light-sound/natural-resources.htm
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/nature/sustainableforests.html
resources slide show: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/conservation/?ar_a=1
Wolves shape rivers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysa5OBhXz-Q&app=desktop
Surface Tension funny http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F64qh9qPAI&sns=em

Week 25
3rd: plants Brainpop movie of apple tree producing
http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078600472/student_view0/brainpop_movies.html#

Week 28 Dr. Seuss
10 minute video about Dr. Seuss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_VzlTiwRyw
Print hat along with this
The Butter Battle Book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut1CSRmVp0I



Week 29 European Explorers
http://www.phschool.com/atschool/ahon/history_interactive/mvl-1021/common_player.html
Interactive map to use with 3rd
http://www.history.com/interactives/age-of-exploration
interactive look

Week 36 Cinco de Mayo
http://www.history.com/topics/mexico/videos#ask-history-cinco-de-mayo

Day of the Dead Videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCQnUuq-TEE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsbr_Tkn08w
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/other-shows/videos/discovery-atlas-mexico-day-of-the-dead.htm

Mexico
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/mexico/
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/other-shows/videos/discovery-atlas-mexico-food.htm
http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mexico_map.htm interactive map
http://www.history.com/videos/the-aztecs#the-aztecs (question page for this)
Mexican dancing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBmLLskFGpA