Kary Mullis Celebrates the Experiment
Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms. Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a way to copy a strand of DNA. Run time 29:30.
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
"Turn Step" Step aerobics Exercise
Learn how to do the turn step aerobic exercise in this aerobic fitness video. Instructor slowly demonstrates show you can follow along. 48 sec.
Egypt, Great Pyramids of Giza
A five minute video about the pyramids that goes into details about the amount of material, More of a tourist piece, but does show the terrain and condition of these Wonders.
Teaching Kids About Money Values
Teaching Kids About Money Values. Part of the series: How to Teach Kids Kindergarten Math. Teach kids about money values and what amount each coin and dollar represents, by adding the sum of the coins and dollars on a worksheet. (1:34)
What Is an Electrical Inverter?
An electrical inverter is a device that can create an alternating
current from a direct current, allowing the current to go backwards and forwards instead of in only one direction. Find out how an electrical inverter works from a science teacher in this
Graphic Illustration of Star Size in Comparison to Other Planets
This is an animation illustrating the size of stars in comparison with Earth and the other planets. This clip shows the vast sizes in an extremely graphical way. (02:34).
Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)
Animation showing the main structures of the skin. Also covers the basic functions of the skin. Grades 7-12. 1:08 min.
Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch
Why are mosquito bites so itchy? Did you know that only the female mosquito bites you? Learn more about the mosquito from Dr. Charlotte Grayson in this brief video clip from Stump the Doc. Run time 01:28.
Human Physiology: How Does Food Get Broken Down in the Stomach?
This video describes how food is broken down in the mouth and esophagus before reaching the stomach, at which point proteins are broken down in pepsin. (1:31)
This is a two-minute video that explains how food is digested in the stomach.
Calcium, Myosin, Muscle Contraction
This is a brief one-minute video about calcium and the myosin crossbridge.
Thomas Edison: A Life of Invention
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration" -- Thomas Edison
The life of Thomas Edison is a true "rags to riches" story. Through hard work and determination, he helped in creating the modern world in which we live today. Considered to be the greatest inventor of his or any time, Edison's wonderful inventions were a driving force of the Industrial Revolution. From the stock ticker to the phonograph; from the light bulb to motion pictures, his inventions g
Easy Ways to Learn Fractions
In math, fractions can be thought of as proportions of a shape.
In this clip discover easy ways to learn fraction from a mathematics
teacher. The math teacher shows examples on a whiteboard of shapes representing the fractions.
Cold War: Hungarian Revolution - part 1/5
1953 - 1961 Thaw is conceivable with Stalins death. Khrushchev outmaneuvers Malenkov for power and visits the West. Germans, Poles and Hungarians attempt to rise against Soviet rule. In 1956, an uprising in Hungary is ruthlessly crushed by Soviet tanks. The U.S., pledged to contain rather than overthrow communism, does nothing.
Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [9/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 5 - Complex Numbers and Geometry (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 5 - More numbers and geometry. In this Lecture,we learn about complex numbers, area formulas and the Pythagorean theorem.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts. Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy. He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system. He then continued that our minds are separate from our
How to Teach Piano to Kids: Basic Beats for Children's Piano Lessons Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.