Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)
Jupiter: the Largest Planet in Our Solar System
(Note: the first few English captions at the bottom of the screen were scrambled.) This video is an adaptation of the breezy Science on a Sphere production by supremely talented members of NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio. This video explores Jupiter's role as the 800-pound gorilla of our solar system, with stops on its fascinating moons and the big red spot. Additional video from NASA JPL and ESA Hubble. (07:30)
Physics & Electromagnetism : Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune, which is made of hydrogen, helium and methane, with help from science teacher, Steve Jones, on planetary science.
Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune from a math and science teacher. (02:50)
Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
Part 3 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. In this part he shows old books and read excerpts from some of the books. This is part 3 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
A scenic tour of beautiful Portland, Maine. Narrated by Charles Osgood.
Short A Sound - Fruity ABC
This video is a snippet from the "Fruity ABC" learning DVD. It focuses on letter a. It tells the name of the letter a, make the short a sound a few times, then shows a picture of an apple, which begins with short a. The video ends with the word "apple" being spelled out on the screen and sounded out phonetically. (:52)
Goodbye Chick Song Sound of ch - Between the Lions
This country tune by the Dixie Chimps emphasizes the sound that 'ch' makes at the beginning of words. Words like "chips" and "chick" are mentioned in the song and shown on the screen during the video. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (:52)
Professional video discusses the effect of varying amounts of testosterone in the womb. Explores the size of fingers as an indicator of the level of exposure. Grades 7-12. 3:11 min.
Obesity is a problem that is affecting many children. Too many children sit in front of the computer or the video games instead of playing outside. This PSA discusses those issues.
Shaping Up The Future: Fitness in Schools
Facing dire predictions of an obese society, Texas is about to become the first state to require daily physical education classes and annual fitness tests for school kids. Some startling statistics in this video. Perfect for physical education or character education classes. Run time 3:04
Search For Life In the Universe
In this University of Southern California program, Robert Kuhn hosts a group of distinguished panelists in a discussion of what may lie beyond our world. Humans have long wondered whether life exists beyond our home planet. In recent years, a host of new technologies have given scientists the ability to discern the atmosphere of an extra-solar planet so distant, it can't even be seen. Scientists have detected the presence of dozens of new planets circling stars similar to our own sun. To top thi
Mysteries of Deep Space: Pulse of Alien Life
Is there an answer for the age-old question: Is anyone out there? For older middle school and high school students. Run time 20:05.
The Search For Earth-Like Planets
"The search for Earth-like planets is reaching a fever-pitch. Does the evidence so far help shed light on the ancient question: Is the galaxy filled with life, or is Earth just a beautiful, lonely aberration? If things dont work out on this planet or if our itch to explore becomes unbearable at some point in the future, astronomers have recently found out what kind of galactic real estate might be available to us. We'll have to develop advanced transport to land there, 20 light years away. The q
What is Astrobiology?
This video from the Science and Technology Chat series introduces astrobiology, a field of science concerned with finding life elsewhere in the universe. Learn how astrobiologists study the conditions in which life emerged on Earth and complex organisms evolved, and how this knowledge helps them in their search for other planetary bodies capable of fostering life. The video features remote-sensing technologies, such as satellites, and mechanical rovers that can collect data from other planets or
World Geographical Regions
This explains the different aspects of human and physical characteristics that define the culture of different areas. Slides, text, and narration are used. Fair quality amateur video.
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
Learn German furniture terms in this video. You will hear the word for the furniture in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
The Qing Dynasty, Part 2
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi