Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
How To Differentiate Yourself From the Competition
This short video provides tips for a successful interview by showing you how to distinguish yourself from others applying for the job. Grades 9-12. (1:03)
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes.
The Seven Rules of Comma Usage
This slide show lists seven basic rules for comma usage. No examples and the font is a bit difficult to read. (1:13)
How To Use The Two Types of Quotation Marks
A five minute podcast about quotation marks good for all ages. How to use two types of quotation marks and when not to use quotation marks is explained. Several examples are illustrated.
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).
Watch the Center of the Milky Way Pass Overhead
There is no voice-over--just an amazing, brief video that gave this uploader chills. This is an all night time-lapse video of sky over a Texas Star Party in Fort Davis taken with 15mm fish-eye lens. Stars, constellations, meteors, and satellites can be seen passing overhead for most of the evening. The video ends with the bright galactic core of the Milky Way rising above the horizon and overhead.
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.