Introduction to Anthropology (1)
Types of societies are discussed. The hunter-gatherer period, the tribal period, the peasant society, and the capitalist industrial periods are examined. Shows population growth, defines all terms-delivered in a lecture format with information on slides. (44:50)
What is Psychology Part I of 2
An introduction to psychology by a professor. This part of the video talks about the history of the definition of psychology, how psychology overlaps with other social sciences, how it fits with science, and the types of psychology. (Video shows slides with key words and narration.)
Where Do Photons Come From?
Photons come from electrons that fall from one energy level to
another, creating small packets of energy of distinct energy types.
Discover the origin of photons with interesting information from a math and science teacher in this video.
Pronouns in English
This video shows the differences among subject pronouns, object pronouns, possessive pronouns, possessive adjectives, and reflexive pronouns. The instructor presents a lecture using a chart on a whiteboard to compare the different types of pronouns. There is some glare on the whiteboard, making it difficult to see at times.
List of Pronouns
Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. There are many
types of pronouns, and you'll see lists of each type here. In this episode learn what a pronoun is and see a list of pronouns with sentence examples. The list of pronouns is available at: http://www.english-grammar-revolution.com/list-of-pronouns.h<wbr>tml
All They Do is Play Part I
Play is a way for children to learn. There are three types of play- motor movement in infants and toddlers, pretend play, and game play.
Earth's Physical Features
Investigates various types of land forms: mountains, plains, islands; and water forms: oceans, rivers, tides and much more. Pictures are shown about each landform. Definations are given for all, as well as how these landmasses were formed. (3:46)
Land In Water
Professional Video- Is Italy an isthmus, peninsula, island or archipelago? If you don't know now, you soon will with this musical video dedicated to different types of land in water.Good animation and good facts.
School House Rock "Do the Circulation"
Learn about the human circulatory system with this short, catchy song from School House Rock. Quickly memorize information with these lyrics about arteries, veins, left and right ventrical, left and right atrium, red cells, white cells, and how the bloodstream carries nutrition to the rest of your body. Run time 03:01
Video discusses the nervous system. It shows what the nervous system is responsible for. It discusses what the nervous system is made of, how big it is, and what it controls. It is called the nervous system because it is made of billions of nerve cells. The brain is divided into the right side and the left side. It also shows the different parts of the brain.
The Anatomy of the Central Nervous System
This is an excellent, concise video giving information through simple animation and commentary. A quote from the video: "The nervous system is a complex network of nerve cells and nerve fibers spread throughout the body. Its function is to interpret, store, and respond to information received from inside and outside."
What is Biology and What is Cell Evolution?
This video gives the definition of Biology. There is reference to the evolution of life. There is an animated introduction to Cells and Molecules. There is an explanation of Cell evolution. There are examples of simple organisms, complex organisms and ecosystems.
Helper T Cells
Introduction to helper T cells and their role in activating B cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
Why Cells Cooperate
How did multicellular organisms evolve? Sophia Tintori and Cassandra Extavour, a developmental biologist at Harvard, talk about the development of multicellular organisms, and in particular the specialization of reproductive cells. Uses clay animation to illustrate ideas.
Review of B Cells, CD4+ T Cells, and CD8+ T Cells
The instuctor reviews B cells, CD4+ T cells and CD8+ T cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
Plant Cells: In Search of a Root Cell
This cartoon gives a brief overview of plant cells. The cartoon investigator has an emergency and is looking for root cells to go in search of a new water supply for the plant. There's not a whole lot of information given but the cartoon is cute and entertaining as it points out the fact that cells are all different and are designed to do different jobs. Run time 01:40.
Excerpted from NOVA: "Surviving AIDS," this video segment showcases the work of Drs. David Ho and Stephen O'Brien. By examining the "outliers" -- in this case, people like Steve Crohn, whose cells repeatedly resisted HIV infection -- Ho and his colleagues found a genetic mutation that prevents the HIV virus from entering the cell. This video segment includes animation of HIV entering a white blood cell through the CD-4 and CCR-5 receptors on the cell's surface. Some individuals have no CCR-5 gen
The Cell Dance
High quality student made project uses computer animation and music to show a large range of different cell types spanning many different areas of life science; from neurones to neutrophils, liver cells and islets, T cells and skin cells, whole maggots and drosophila embryos. They all dance to music from The Nutcracker. Run time 02:05.
Conjugation of -ARE -ERE -IRE verbs in Italian in the present tense
A native Italian uses a white board and the written word to explain the conjugation of the three types of verbs in the Italian language. Although the speaker only uses Italian, he is easy to understand and uses gestures and written examples to help.
How to conjugate verbs sentire and capire in the present tense
In this video, the verbs sentire and capire are used to show how there are two different types of -IRE verbs in Italian. The speaker uses a white board to illustrate and only speaks Italian. A worksheet with answers is included for practice.