The Po river
This video has footage of the river Po. A speaker talks about the benefits of it's fertile banks and shows how the towns, fields and factories are effected by flooding.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
: How Heat Can Produce Electricity
Heat can be used to produce electricity by creating steam when
combined with different fuels. Find out how different power stations can
use heat to produce electricity with information from a science teacher
in this video.
Energy and Electricity in Science : How Does Electricity Light Up a Bulb?
Electricity is used to light up a bulb by heating up the tungsten filament to the point that it glows white. Find out why light bulbs burn out with information from science teacher, Steve Jones. There are English captions.
A history of LEDs, and how to make an LED from scratch
A tour through the world of the light-emitting diode (LED). Learn who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. Very geeky, but cool for electronics buffs. Documentary.
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
Introduction to Electricity Uses and Sources
This cartoon video introduces students to electricity, through song and simple animations. "Flip that switch and what do you get?---Electricity! Where do you think it all comes from?" Some of the key vocabulary words include: electricity, magnet, wires, static electricity, currents, circuits, generator, power plant, voltage, and watts. (3:01).
Electricity: Michael Faraday and Others
For a long time, electricity was regarded as a force of nature over which we had no control. Michael Faraday found a breakthrough and developed the electric motors became widespread in industry within the space of a few decades. This video also talks about other scientists and how they added to the understanding of how electricity works. This 14 minute video has good images and covers a great many concepts. A list of the famous scientist mentioned would be a help to students as the names of some
Current Electricity and Electrical Circuits - by StudyJams
Electricity is a form of power that is produced by the movement of electrons. When the flow of electrons is constant, it produces an electrical current. Learn more about electricity with this slide show from StudyJams. Detailed images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
3D Shapes and How to Draw Them Part 1
This video shows the most important 3D shapes and what they look like. It explains how to draw them. The video shows what faces, edges, and vertices are and gives examples on a white board. The lighting in the video is dark and it is a little hard to see what is being drawn on the white board.
Space School: Jupiter
This six minute contains facts and images about Jupiter. It is very well done.
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy (part 2 of 2)
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:01)
Hubble Telescope Uses Algebra
NASA Connect Segment explaining the design and upkeep of the Hubble Space telescope. Also explains how algebra is used with the telescope.
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Sun Dog Reflections
This video shows some sun dogs from the fall of 2006. A sun dog, means beside the sun, is also called a mock sun. It is a particular type of ice halo. It is a colored patch of light to the left or right of the sun, 22 or more degrees distant and at the same distance above the horizan as the sun. This video is set to music, but the pictures are wonderful. Video is good quality and appropriate for any age student. Run time 01:21.
Based on the music of System of a Down's "Chop Suey", this is a student song about quadrilaterals. Covers the properties of quadrilaterals that are typically learned in high school geometry courses. They lyrics are hard to hear, and some of the subtitles are hard to see, but the song is a neat idea of writing lyrics to help students memorize math concepts.
Weird US Plunges Into Bonne Terre Mine
From the History Channel (produced by KPI) in which they explore the strange subterranean world of a vast flooded lead mine. The Bonne Terre Mine was originally a lead mine, during the late 19th century. Now the mine is open for tours and is also known as a Scuba diving attraction. Video is good quality and has information for students studying these areas of the United States.
Montana Flag and Anthem Montana flag: Under the word "Montana", on a blue field, is the state seal. The seal shows some of Montana's beautiful scenery and tells what people were doing in pioneer times. The pick, shovel and plow represent mining and farming. In the background a sun rises over mountains, forests and the Great Falls of the Missouri river. A ribbon contains the state motto "Gold and Silver". Flag adopted 1905 amended 1981. Anthem: “
Montana flag: Under the word "Montana", on a blue field, is the state seal. The seal shows some of Montana's beautiful scenery and tells what people were doing in pioneer times. The pick, shovel and plow represent mining and farming. In the background a sun rises over mountains, forests and the Great Falls of the Missouri river. A ribbon contains the state motto "Gold and Silver". Flag adopted 1905 amended 1981. Anthem: “
Short " A" Song - Hooked on Phonics
A catchy rock and roll song accompanies this animated cartoon video from "Hooked on Phonics". It focuses on the short vowel "a." (:45)
Purple Color Song - Jessica Ferrell
This song and slide show focuses on the color purple. The song is to the tune of "Camptown Races" and shows the word purple and items that are purple. (:36)