Do you know what day it is today? It’s 100 days of school, hooray! This rhyming Miniclip celebrates everything students have seen, learned and shared in their first hundred days at school, from making friends, to letters and numbers, to countries and body parts. A wonderful way for students and teachers to celebrate a major milestone in schooling together. Show Less
Did you know that the earliest known example of a wind-driven wheel to power a machine was made by Hero of Alexandria in Ancient Greece? It powered an organ! This video traces the history of wind power from 10-70 CE to today.
This Miniclip teaches students how to add fractions together that have the same denominators. It also summarises fraction terminology and provides extension opportunities for students through simplifying answers and turning them into mixed numbers.
We breathe it every second of our lives – but besides that, what purpose does air serve? Discover how air is a gas in this Miniclip, and the variety of purposes it serves for both humans and animals. It also looks at the use of wind as a renewable energy source, and the ways we can protect our air from becoming polluted. This Miniclip is perfect for exploring air as a natural resource, a state of matter, and a means of transport. Show Less
Ever wondered what happens to your empty can of soft drink once you throw it into a recycling bin? This video takes you through the process from start to end of how a can becomes a new can!
Deserts are hot, dry environments, and yet many plants manage to both live and thrive in them. This video looks at the different ways that plants have adapted to survive the harsh desert conditions throughout the world.
What is the difference between a carnivore, a herbivore, and a scavenger? What exactly is a food chain? And what happens to plants and animals once they die? Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive, and your students will discover how in this fascinating Miniclip. Learn about the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers; as well as the diets of various animals. Show Less
Using bright animations and clear explanations, students will discover how to estimate the area of regular and irregular shapes using the informal method of counting whole and parts of squares. Students will understand how to calculate square centimetres through examples utilising a grid overlay and a range of bright shapes. Show Less
Mongolia and Pakistan are both countries in Asia. They exemplify some of the magnitude of difference across the continent and this video provides an insight into each.
Our skeletons are made of 206 different pieces, and they do more than just make us taller. This Miniclip explains the important jobs bones do to give us shape, let us move, and keep us safe and healthy.
This video takes young students on a journey through the eyes of a 7-year-old girl named Boo. We follow her during a regular day to see how she experiences a whole range of emotions! Students will see moments when Boo feels embarrassed, grateful, sorry, excited, loved, confident, and many more. This Miniclip aims to help children identify their emotions and the physical cues their body sends when they feel them. Learning to name different feelings is one of the first steps in developing emotional intelligence and a great tool for keeping a healthy mind. Show Less
Learning about currency has never been so easy! This Miniclip identifies each British coin and note while outlining their unique characteristics and using comparison to help assist students’ understanding. The importance of size and value is explained, while some foreign currencies are also introduced. Show Less
Just like we shower everyday, we should brush our teeth too! In this endearing animated Miniclip, your younger students will learn all about why we brush our teeth twice a day, the consequences if we don’t, how to brush properly, as well as additional healthy habits to help keep our teeth healthy and strong! Show Less
It’s almost unbelievable that a caterpillar is actually the same animal as a butterfly – but it’s true! Amaze your students with the captivating stages in the life cycle of a butterfly with this Miniclip. With a blend of animation and real life footage, your students will witness the metamorphosis from an egg through to the caterpillar and chrysalis phases, ending with a beautiful butterfly taking flight, only to repeat the cycle all over again. Show Less
Area is a common measurement, but knowing what it is and how to calculate it correctly is essential. This Miniclip introduces the concept of area and the different methods of calculating it for rectangles. This clip uses simple illustrated explanations, making it ideal for students of varying abilities. Show Less
You’re going to the cinemas to see a new film with a friend. You know when the film starts and how long is goes for – but how do you work out when it finishes? This Miniclip teaches students to calculate the finishing time of events using the starting time and duration. Show Less
Introducing perimeter to students can be a challenging task, but with this new Miniclip, students will discover what a perimeter really is, when we might use it, and the different ways it can be calculated. This is a simple and straight-forward approach to a challenging concept which caters to students of varying abilities. Show Less
When we talk about time, we often mention duration. Calculating duration, or elapsed time, is a fundamental life skill that your students will learn with this Miniclip! Using real world examples such as birthday parties, bus trips, and visiting a friend’s house, your students will learn useful mental strategies to help them calculate duration using both digital and analogue clocks. Show Less
What is volume? Is it different to capacity? Find the answers to these questions and more with this fantastic Miniclip! Captivating animations demonstrate the differences between capacity and volume, as well as how to calculate volume using cubic centimetres and metres. Students will also discover how to use a formula to help them solve a range of problems involving volume through examples using cuboids. Show Less
Explore the relationships that numbers share using the inverse operations of addition and subtraction! This Miniclip demonstrates how to use these two operations to check answers, showing that their inverse nature can act as a perfect mental calculator! Show Less
Introduce your students to the scientific classification of the animal kingdom through vertebrates and invertebrates! This Miniclip provides a short overview of both animal groups, then delves into the dynamic world of invertebrates, including insects, worms, snails, spiders, jellyfish, and more! Show Less
Introduce your students to scientific classification of the animal kingdom through vertebrates and invertebrates! This Miniclip provides a short overview of both animal groups, then delves into the dynamic world of vertebrates, including fish, reptiles, mammals, amphibians, and birds! Show Less
This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent extreme weather, and damage to our ecosystems – it also suggests both big and little changes that we can make to protect our Earth. Show Less
How is it possible to have grey, rainy days in summer and beautiful, sunny days in winter? What’s the difference between weather and climate? This Miniclip explores the definition of weather, and looks at the three main climate zones of the world – tropical, temperate, and polar. Students will discover how the latitude lines of the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, and the Arctic and Antarctic Circles each play a role as borders of the climate zones. Show Less
Decimals are used in every type of measurement – distance, length, weight, capacity, volume, and money. Reading them can sometimes be hard enough, so how can you compare and order them simply? The key is all in using place value, and this fantastic Miniclip shows just how simple it can be! Show Less