Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Downloading Videos from YouTube and other Video Databases

There are many video resources on the web that are useful for teaching science. The district and school IT departments often filter such sites, yet it is possible to download educational videos so they can be shown directly from classroom computers without connection to the Internet. There are a variety of techniques, but many do not work consistently. The following are selected because they seem to work well and consistently.

Downloading video

Extracting the audio

Occassionally you may want just the audio component of a YouTube Video. Listentoyoutube extracts the audio and saves it as a separate file.