Simile, Metaphor, and Personification
The instructor uses a whiteboard and clip-art cut-outs to demonstate three types of figurative language.  This video is suitable for third-grade students and older. (Note: The instructor dellberately has the first few seconds blurred.)
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What is Psychology Part 2 of 2
In this video, the professor discusses how to become a psychologist in one of the varying types. It also shows the four major goals of psychologists. The video is changing texts with narration. Run time 09:03.

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Autumn Leaves
Why do leaves change color in the fall? As autumn approaches, the countryside puts on a spactacular show.  This short, computer animated video covers the following key concepts: autumn leaves and their colors, factors that affect leaf color, chlorophyll, carotenoids, anthocyanins, chlorophyll production and decline, tree types and their varying colors, leaves falling, and leaf decay. The video ends with a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz.
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Telling Time to the Hour With the CooCoo Bird

 This live action movie and cartoon characters help children learn  to tell time.  First children are asked why it is important to tell time; know what time to wake up, know when to get the bus, when to play, when to take a nap, and many more reasons.  Then video goes into the different types of clocks.  (5:42)


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The Driving Forces

There are many types of chemical reactions. Endothermic and exothermic reactions are investigated and the role of entropy is revealed. The video demonstrates typical end products of chemical reactions and what happens as energy is released.

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Warm Fronts
Video shows how warm fronts are shown on weather maps and what warm fronts are. The video also includes the cloud types that are seen before a warm front occurs, the temperature changes, the wind changes, and the air pressure changes. Video gives all basic information needed to understand warm fronts. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary age students, especially for students who are studying weather in science.
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Innovative Transportation
This video is accompanied by text. "In the late eighteenth century, primitive methods of travel were still in use in America. Waterborne travel was uncertain and often dangerous, covered-wagon and stagecoach travel over rutted trails was uncomfortable, and all types of travel were very slow. Americans were aware that a transportation network would increase land values, stimulate domestic and foreign trade, and strengthen the American economy.
In 1794, a private company completed the Phila

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Transformations - Translations and Reflections
This lesson focuses on explaining two types of geometric transformations: translations and reflections.  The instructor uses a virtual white board to give examples and chances to select the correct answers. 

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Tessellation Slideshow of Students Projects
A musical slide show of 7th grade students tessellation projects.  There is a definition at the beginning of the video of tessellation and where you can find tessellation.  The video then shows how the students took a square and moved it into action using three types of tesselations-translation, rotation, and reflection. 

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Introduction to Scatter Plots
Brief description about scatter plots and lines of best fit. Various types of scatter plots are briefly described.  The video goes over how to analyze data or recognize patters using examples.  Some multiple choice problems are presented with answers given. 

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Crohns Disease Module 6: Nutrition
Questions addressed in this module include: How important is diet? How can we optimize nutritional intake? Are there foods we should avoid? What types of nutrient supplements should we discuss implementing into our diet? 
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Solving Rational Equations
In this video, the instructor goes through two examples of solving rational equations.  He works through the problems step by step and writes out each step as he explains it.  The instruction is quite clear and thorough, making this good practice for these types of equations.

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How Music Works - Rhythm 3/3

Howard Goodall presents an incredible look at just what makes the rhythm.  This video discusses rhythm by looking at one of the greats, Stevie Wonder.   Discusses how Stevie Wonder influenced other musicians by combining different types of music, such as Latin rhythm and African American Soul Music.  Narrator talks about how rhythms were put together.  This video is great for someone studying music, rhythm, or even Stevie Wonder
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Constitutional and Legislative Courts
This is an educational slideshow for high school students with text. "There are three types of constitutional courts: federal district courts, federal appellate courts, and the United States Supreme Court. Constitutional courts exercise the judicial powers found in Article III of the Constitution. Judges in these courts are given special protection directly by the Constitution. Judges in constitutional courts cannot be fired, nor have their salaries reduced while they are in office. Judges can o
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Separation of National and State Governments
The United States federal system divides power between national and state governments, both of which govern the same constituents. The powers granted to the national government in the Constitution are called delegated powers. There are three types of delegated powers: enumerated powers, implied powers, and inherent powers. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

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Autism & Pediatric Diseases : Different Types of Autism

Presented by Dr. David Hill. There are many different types of autism, known as the autism spectrum.  The main thing they have in common is that they have trouble communicating with other people.  There are three levels of autism, Asperger's syndrome, difficulty communicating with others, interpreting their intentions or emotions, they tend to go on with subjects that interest them, may have a hard time getting jokes, but can live o
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Middle School Studying For Your Learning Style
A series of short videos that deal with such aspects as types of learning styles and how to learn which is best for various types of learning. There are several short videos in this section. All students should watch this to get ideas on how to improve their study habits.

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Volcanism
Volcanoes provide clues about what is going on inside Earth. Animations illustrate volcanic processes and how plate boundaries are related to volcanism. The program also surveys the various types of eruptions, craters, cones and vents, lava domes, magma, and volcanic rock. The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens serves as one example.
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Intrusive Igneous Rocks
Most magma does not extrude onto Earth’s surface but cools slowly deep inside Earth. This magma seeps into crevices in existing rock to form intrusive igneous rocks. Experts provide a graphic illustration of this process and explain the types and textures of rocks such as granite, obsidian, and quartz. Once again, plate tectonics is shown to be involved in the process.
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Mass Wasting
Anyone undertaking a building project must understand mass wasting — the downslope movement of earth under the influence of gravity. Various factors in mass wasting, including the rock’s effective strength and pore spaces, are discussed, as are different types of mass wasting such as creep, slump, and landslides. Images of an actual landslide illustrate the phenomeno
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