Pass out a diagram and have students draw pictures of each step while watching the video. Example: Water Cycle Video
2. Compare Contrast
Show a video like Frog or Toad or Butterfly or Moth. Pass out a Venn Diagram and have students record ways they are the same and different on the graphic organizer.
3. Key Word Sort
Pass out key words about the topic you are introducing. Have students read each card. Have them try to match the key words with their definition (background knowledge) Then, play the video. During the video students can rearrange as necessary to match key words with their definition. After the video students can check their sort with another student. Example: Ocean Layers Video
4. Main Idea & Details
Pass out a graphic organizer that has the main ideas listed have students record details that support each main idea as they watch the video. Example: Animals with Winter Coats video.
Credit: All images and videos are from the SciShow Kids Youtube Channel linked here.