EVS- SHORT VIDEOS FROM BBC SITE

SHORT VIDEOS FOR EVS FROM THE BBC LEARNING SITE

   THEMES ON INDIA

Suitable for Classes IV & V

NOTE:The following videos  run on Adobe Flash Player . Flash Player needs to be installed in the Computer.

CLICK ON THE TOPIC TO LINK DIRECTLY TO THE VIDEO. THERE IS A BRIEF WRITE-UP , LIST OF KEYWORDS AND SOME IDEAS FOR USE IN THE CLASSROOMS. A HUGE COLLECTION OF CLIPS IS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE . THEREFORE THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED CONTINUOUSLY, LINKING CLIPS THAT CAN BE USED FOR EVS LESSONS IN CLASSES I-V

  1. An Introduction to India 
  2. An Introduction to Kerala Part I 
  3. An Introduction to Kerala Part II 
  4. An Introduction to Kerala Part III 
  5. An Introduction to Mumbai Part II 
  6. Growing and Harvesting Methods in India 
  7. India- varied landscapes and varied lives 
  8. India – Story of Independence 
  9. Life in Mumbai- Historical Perspective Part I
  10. Life in Mumbai- industry and Housing Part II 
  11. Life in Mumbai – A typical day in the life of a family in Mumbai Part III-
  12. Rajasthan- What Life is like in the desert-
  13. Rajasthan- Heritage – Tour of Jodhpur 

General/ Miscellaneous

  1.  Weather for Class I 
  2. How new forests are planted 
  3. Changing landscapes – hydroelectricity plants 
  4. Cars vs Public Transport 
  5. Green Energy-Wind and Solar power 
  6. Bridges over the river 
  7. Rivers and Water Cycle 
  8. Controlling rivers- dams and embankments
  9. Recycling of domestic waste water 
  10. How do we get electricity from water 
  11. How does a water wheel work? 
  12. Living without  water- ancient methods of accessing water   and methods of conservation 
  13. Living without water 
  14. Living with water 
  15. Living without water 
  16. Importance of Water – Southern India

 

VIDEOS ON ANIMAL LIFE FROM BBC’s aRKive.org

I.ABOUT ELEPHANTS ( NANDU’S DAY OUT- CLASS IV EVS)

  1. Indian Elephant Introduction 
  2. BODY PARTS 
  3. TRUMPET,HABITAT 
  4. TRUNK FOR FEEDING 
  5. ELEPHANT HERDS  ON THE MOVE IN THE HABITAT 
  6. Elephant calves playing 
  7. Elephants feeding 
  8. Elephants feeding on barks
  9. Elephants drinking water
  10. Elephants bathing in  water
  11. Elephant herd bathing in the river 
  12. Elephants mud bathing 
  13. Elephants dust bathing 
  14. Elephants felling a tree 
  15. Elephant bulls (males )fighting 
  16. Elephants swimming underwater
  17. Captive Indian Elephant used for labour 

 BIRDS

  1.  KEA LINING ITS NEST WITH GRASS 
  2. EGGS HATCHING  
  3. CHICKS IN THE NEST
  4. LEAVING THE NEST 
  5. CUCKOO BIRD 

HONEYBEES

  1. HONEYBEES OVERVIEW 
  2. EGGS AND LARVAE IN THE HIVE CELLS 
  3. TENDING TO THE NEWLY HATCHED QUEEN 
  4. HONEYBEES IN FLIGHT 
  5. FROM NECTAR TO HONEY 
  6. SOLDIER HONEY BEES ATTACKING A WASP 
  7. BEEKEEPER SMOKING THE SWARM TO COLLECT HONEY FROM THE HIVE 
  8. TIGERS
  9. BENGAL TIGER OVERVIEW 
  10. TIGER HUNTING CHITAL DEER 
  11. TIGER MARKING TERRITORY WITH URINE 

SNAKE
SNAKE CATCHING 

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