Introducing basic concepts of physical pressure, with particular reference to the role of pressure in healthcare situations.
Hurricane Mitch from TRMM: October 27, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Mitch on October 27, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
This interactive activity from McDougal Littell/TERC visualizes the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, factors that influence oil spill behavior and impact, and techniques used to contain and clean up oil spills at sea.
Pictorial representation of the steps of the scientific method.
Syphilis is caused by bacteria and is treatable with antibiotics. Syphilis is passed on by sexual contact or by childbirth. If left untreated, syphilis can cause major damage to the human body.
How the Cow Ate the Cabbage Read A Loud
This video is a play on the story "There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly". The theme is a barnyard and a series of events creates an opportunity for a cow to get out of a gate to eat some cabbage in the field. Words appear at the bottom of the screen and each word is highlighted as it is said. Content is appropriate for elementary students.
Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time
This interview yields seven tips to help deal with Daylight Savings time and the lack on sun in the winter by changing eating habits and the dangers and advantages of some vitamins . A good video to help teachers and students.
Assignment Discovery: The Four Types of Plants
This 40 second video quickly reviews the 4 different types of plants:
bryophytes, ferns and fern allies, gymnosperms and angiosperms. A quick introduction.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Now I Know My One, Two, Threes
In this Richard Scarry video, Sister Cat is upset because she is having trouble counting. She gets upset when others try to help her but Huckle and Lowly encourage her by teaching her a rhyme. This is a good teaching resource for young learners to recognize and use numbers to 20. (6:30)
How Religious Were the Founding Fathers?
Gordon Brown gives a lecture about this topic. A good insight into the part religion played in the early part of America as the people were religious and how various groups grew. However, some major leaders were not religious. Well worth watching.
Set to baroque piano music, this video of still images is an overview of Diego Velazquez' work beginning with his self portrait featuring 20 oil paintings, including one of the Pope and King Philip IV. Velazquez, a Spanish painter during the Baroque period, was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. Many considered him to be the greatest Baroque painter. Perhaps his most significant painting was "Las Meninas" (the 14th painting in the video) which includes reflections seen in mirrors
This segment of the Ocean Odyssey series describes how the salinity and temperature of the ocean increases its density. 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 moti
Is direct knowledge of pure fact is not possible?!! Max Weber sought to advance three new claims based on "verstehen."
Sociology Main Theories - Functionalism
This video offers information about three very important theories to understand in sociology: functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. However, because this video is a clip from a larger segment, only functionalism is discussed. (01:22)
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.
Isadora Duncan shown in photographs
This video shows Isadora Duncan in photographs. She is shown through out her life. Duncan lived from 1877-1927. She was considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. The photographs are set to music.(4:06)
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Mission Magnetism: Opposites Attract
Life's a Lab Science Club: Floating Paper Clips, Magnetic Paint, Cow Magnets, Diggin' for Iron, Mapping Magnetic Fields, Wand Magnet Compass, Money Smoothies, and Eddy Current Tubes.
This is a 9 minute video of an afterschool program where various experiments and discussions are conducted using magnets... Teacher's explanations are sometimes difficult to hear.