Future Spacecraft and the Hunt for Habitable Planets
The Hunt for Habitable Planets - Professor Ian Morison discusses one of the hottest topics in astronomy: detecting other solar systems. The methods by which this has been achieved so far have yet to detect an earth-like planet, but already a miniature version of our solar system has been discovered. How do these discoveries affect the prospects for life elsewhere? (06:17)
Chaos. A Video Essay after a Photo of the Russian Revolution (1917)
A 2:20 video from the "Mechanical Icon" series discussing a famous photo of the Russian Revolution (1917). This is a sophisticated video that would make a good lesson in how to use primary documents to surmise what was happening. Not much to be learning from this video other than that lesson, but if the teacher shows the video without sound and asks the students to write down what they think is happening it could be a discovery lesson.
Joseph Stalin, the Real History --Part 1
Stalin was as ruthless as Hitler" (Loius Fischer)! This irresponsible creature and Killer of 20 millions innocent lives was power monger, greedy. He was having a licentious character too. He was a perfect killer. He destroyed human resources. He ignored Lenin too at a stage! The death of Lenin had gave birth of a cruel era, the regimented CCCP.
How DNA Copies Itself
This is a two-minute video about DNA. It is best for older students
Balancing Chemical Equations
Instructor discusses the art of balancing equations in chemistry. The instructor uses a black screen on his computer to write with his mouse cursor and uses different colors to highlight point. This is at the high school level. (14:28)
Balancing Chemical Equations
In this lecture we give three general rules to follow when balancing chemical equations or reactions. Three examples of this are provided. (10:32)
Junior Chemistry: Chemical Bonding 1
'Chemguy' teaches electronegativity and polarity with a white board. Explains different types of chemical bonding and is suitable for high school students. Video also shows actual footage of how water is attracted to another substance.
Space Shuttle - An Idea Born in Unsettled Times
NASA video narrated by William Shatner, the HD 720p version. An idea born in unsettled times becomes a feat of engineering excellence, the most complex machine ever built, to bring humans to and from space and eventually construct the next stop on the road to space exploration. (14:10)
The Star Party - Fascinating Objects in the Night Sky (Telescopes)
This is a short video enticing you to explore the skies above. There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Tools to Aid Telescope Viewing
Tools to Aid Telescope Viewing. Part of the series: How to Use Telescopes. Try red lights and binoculars when telescope viewing to keep up night vision and home in on star clusters. Use tools that help telescope observations with an observatory director in this video. (01:11)
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
15 Minute Abs Workout -
Coach Nicole demonstrates this workout for your core and abs. The only equipment you need is your own body weight, and a mat. Instructor gives advice to do the exercises with the proper form. Easy to follow along with the instructor. 14:21 min.
How to Do an Abdominal Crunch
This short video explains the proper position and technique to do a crunch.
ZZ Blues Song - Letter Z
This Sesame Street clip features a Muppet band impersonating the band ZZ Top. The letter Z is the focus of the song as letter Zs are shown throughout and various words beginning with the letter Z are mentioned.
How Levers Work
Video describes the parts of a lever, vocabulary involved in a lever, and how a lever works by shifting the weight from end to end. 1:43
Extreme Star Cluster Bursts Into Life - Hubblecast 09 (HD) The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular image of NGC 3603, located about 20,000 light years away in the Carina spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. A giant nebula hosting one of the most prominent massive young clusters in the Milky Way. This is a splendid location for continued studies of stellar birth in star forming regions. This is a great video and good quality. The video is approp
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular image of NGC 3603, located about 20,000 light years away in the Carina spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. A giant nebula hosting one of the most prominent massive young clusters in the Milky Way. This is a splendid location for continued studies of stellar birth in star forming regions. This is a great video and good quality. The video is approp
World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima
This video clip provides a summary of the Battle of Iwo Jima reported by a USMC Radio Broadcast from February 1945. (2:41)
The Battle Of Kursk
A short clip with footage from the the battle for Kursk. This was the largest tank battles of WWII.
Watch & Learn: Developing Fluency
This video shows an after-school program called RAVE-O that helps teach reading fluency in Malden, Massachusetts. (4:15)
Changing Decimals to Percents (sv)
How to convert decimals to percentages.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.