This segment of the Ocean Odyssey series describes ocean topography and where oil seepage comes from. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to be
Palau Underwater Video
Great underwater pictures from Palau- February 2007
Google Ocean, Anyone?
Ocean explorer Robert Ballard takes us on a mindbending trip to hidden worlds underwater, where he and other researchers are finding unexpected life, resources, even new mountains. He makes a case for serious exploration and mapping. Google Ocean, anyone? Run time 18:17.
A Night in the Coral Reef
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores how a coral reef ecosystem changes over the course of a day. When the sun is up, colorful fish and other plant-eating animals are active and dominate the reef. At night, the plant-eaters take shelter and are replaced by nocturnal carnivores, some of which exhibit special adaptations that enable them to successfully hunt in complete darkness. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:49.
The coldest, windiest place on Earth holds 60 percent of the fresh water on the planet. Recent expeditions to the Weddell Sea produced more than 700 new species, including giant carnivorous sponges. Produced by National Geographic. Run time 04:28.
"Witch-Wife" Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
Edna St. Vincent Millay's love ballad is here portrayed through a fascinating collection of still visual art images, with the words of the poem in text on the screen, without narration. Some of the beguiling, sensual images in this video make it suitable for a mature young adult audience. Medieval instrumentation is charmingly suited to this pieces, which runs twice the length of the poem due to the amount of artwork. Useful in visual art study as well as poetry study. (3:41)
"Woman to Child" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpetation of Judith Wright's poem, "Woman to Child." The video is also set to music while the words of the poem cross the screen, with selected images. (2:09)
"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" Poem by Dylan Thomas
A reading of Dylan Thomas' poem accompanied by several photos of Thomas in different scenes. (1:34)
Boiled Water Turned To Snow
This video shows footage that was shot at Mount Washington Observatory on March 6, 2007. Water was boiled to a temperature of approx. 200F and then thrown into the air which was at -35F. This turned it to snow instantly. The video has shots in real time and shots in infrared to show the water leaving the objects hot then dissipating in the cold air without touching the ground.
Basics of Geography: Climate
Discusses what makes up geography; land, water, people and their lives and how land and water affect them. Geography also includes climate. Climate is the weather pattern in a region of the world over a long period of time. One of the major factors affecting our climate is the Sun. The way the Earth moves around the Sun affects the climate. This video discusses rotation, revolution, year, axis, hemisphere, latitude, lines of latitude, and equator. This video discusses what causes the different c
Learn English with Pictures and Audio - Let's Eat
26 English words with photographs and audio. The words are food words. More lessons at http://www.my-english-dictionary.com
DNA Replication and Protein Synthesis - Rap
Fun music video that explains the processes of DNA replication and protein synthesis. This would make a good review for students. Color video and animation, with music, narration, and subtitles. (03:30)
Evolution vs. Intelligent Design
Explains the difference between the theory of evolution and intelligent design. Discusses the reason intelligent design cannot be tested using the process of science. Explains the difference between falsifiable hypothesis and irreducible complexity. Uses images with narration and subtitles. 6:59 min.
Time, Stonehenge and Sundials
A short video moving through the history of human attempts to measure and record time. Daniel Boorstin, author of "The Discoverers" commented that "The first grand discovery was time, the landscape of experience." This video is intended as an introduction to the three accompanying videos on designing and constructing sundials: The four videos in this series are "Time - 1", "Our Planet is a Clock - 2", "Sundials and Latitude - 3" and "Create a Sundial - 4"
NASA | "Buzz Descends" - Partially Restored Apollo 11 Video
The video is a comparison between the original and the newly restored Apollo 11. Run time 01:00.
NASA Apollo 11 President Nixon Message to Crew on Moon
President Richard Nixon speaks to Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin via telephone, while the two astronauts stand on the Moon's surface. Run time 01:12.
Inner Rocky Planets - Part 2
This video focuses on the little jagged worlds (or Inner Rocky Planets) from their birth to this day, and their compositions, structures, and their differences. (05:18)
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 9, Part 4
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 9, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 7-9 starting on page 745.
Inca, Part 3
Highlights of this segment include watching and listening to an archaeologist as she unwraps a mummy (!), skull deformation practiced by Incan predecessors, brain surgery, and introduction to the Nazca lines.