Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
This lizard has one of the strangest movements to ward off predators. Watch as this lizard runs away from his predators and opens up his frilled neck. This would be a nice introductory video for a lesson on animal defenses, specifically fright and escape. Run time 01:10.
Spanish Activities and Transportation with Native Speech
Watch as the instructor tells about her childhood and the different activities that she liked to do, and different modes of travel and transportation. This lesson can be used for intermediate to advanced learners as a tool for listening comprehension. Run time 06:04.
Aristotle Part 2
This is a video about Aristotle . He is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. This is Part 2 of 2.
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
Learn how to conjugate the irregular verb TENER with its stem changing properties. For beginning to intermediate learners.
Lord Harold Syntax, the world's foremost authority on the English language, takes a trip to lovely little Syntaxylvania, where he and his assistant Nemesis reacquaint themselves with several members of the Syntax lineage. Video is good for elementary students to use as review or initial learning of concept. (5:50)
Largely images of Switzerland with most of the information at the end of the video. Students would benefit from a map of Switzerland to benefit from this video. This video also reflects on the difficulties posed by the mountains. Essentially a travel video with some historic details (Running Time 5:05).
Western Cape Geography, South Africa
Short video clip about the Geography of South Africa. Scenic images and information about South Africa's Western Cape. (1:01)
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (3:07)
Born a slave, Harriett Tubman became a famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, leading hundreds of slaves to freedom. This is an overview, but lacks maps, statistics, and other information that would make it more useful.
Science Olympiad Scrambler Brakes
A common event at Science Olympiad competitions is the Scrambler. The Scrambler must be a vehicle designed to use a falling mass to transport an egg a particular distance that students will be informed of only at the time of the event. This video displays a fairly simple braking system that is very beneficial to student success. Run time :20
A Song About the Sun
This short, catchy, well-produced song uses great animations to help describe the features of the sun, made of hydrogen and helium. Song is meant for younger children but some vocabulary words are large for extremely young children. (2:41)
Save The Planet!
A colorful cartoon video featuring Polly the Bear that explains the history of Earth Day. Run time 01:54.
Deforestation refers to the clearing or cutting down of trees. This video shows images of The Amazon rainforest and there is background music. It refers to the way the forest is being cut down and why we need to stop it. Run time 01:37.
Don't Build Your Home, Grow It!
TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and -- wait for it -- meat. Soft cars, jet packs and houses made of meat are all in a day's work for urban designer, architect and TED Fellow Mitchell Joachim. While the concept of these future homes is fascinating and a bit "far out there", the ideas are based on scientific research and the merging of biology and architecture. This video could be used t
How Do Hybrid Cars Work?
Part of a series: This Green Car video show how a hybrid car combines an internal combustion engine with an electric battery, and the vehicles work by starting the car with the battery then switching the power source to the internal combustion engine. It a basic explanation, but not much depth.
The Difference Between Butterflies and Moths
This nature video will explain to your some big differences between moths and butterflies and how to attract butterflies to your garden. The video also adresses the life cycle of the butterfly and moth. Run time 03:47.
Another Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Song
Another song about the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, with dancing by calculus students. (3:58)
Riemann Sums for AP Calculus
An instructor discusses left, midpoint, right, trapezoid, and asymmetric riemann sums using symbolic, graphical, and tabular representations. The 20-minute video describes all of the major important points that are covered in an AP calculus course. (19:27)
Create a Green Roof, Cool a City
Inspirational video showing the benefits of creating green roofs, gardens on roof tops. In this video we look at two of New York's most impressive green roofs to find out how they can help cities cool off and clean up. At a state of the art research station on the roof of Silvercup Studios in Queens, Riverwired's Pulse talks to green roof specialist Leslie Hoffman about how a few plants can reduce water pollution, cool an "urban heat island" by 100 degrees, and improve air quality.(4:59)