Graphic Illustration of Star Size in Comparison to Other Planets
This is an animation illustrating the size of stars in comparison with Earth and the other planets. This clip shows the vast sizes in an extremely graphical way. (02:34).
Animation showing the main structures of the skin. Also covers the basic functions of the skin. Grades 7-12. 1:08 min.
Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch
Why are mosquito bites so itchy? Did you know that only the female mosquito bites you? Learn more about the mosquito from Dr. Charlotte Grayson in this brief video clip from Stump the Doc. Run time 01:28.
Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. No narration.
Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. He is adding the finishing touches to the frog.. From www.drawingpower.org. This is a video for Safari Animal Drawing DVD.
How to Draw Clothes for Cartoon Animals
Clothes for animals?! Okay..... Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. This elephant will have one piece of clothing-a turtleneck is drawn. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:21)
Human Physiology: How Does Food Get Broken Down in the Stomach?
This video describes how food is broken down in the mouth and esophagus before reaching the stomach, at which point proteins are broken down in pepsin. (1:31)
This is a two-minute video that explains how food is digested in the stomach.
Digestion of Types of Food
Animation shows how proteins, fats, and carbohydrates are digested by the digestive system with the use of different enzymes. Grades 7-12. 2:45 min.
Thomas Edison: A Life of Invention
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration" -- Thomas Edison
The life of Thomas Edison is a true "rags to riches" story. Through hard work and determination, he helped in creating the modern world in which we live today. Considered to be the greatest inventor of his or any time, Edison's wonderful inventions were a driving force of the Industrial Revolution. From the stock ticker to the phonograph; from the light bulb to motion pictures, his inventions g
Easy Ways to Learn Fractions
In math, fractions can be thought of as proportions of a shape.
In this clip discover easy ways to learn fraction from a mathematics
teacher. The math teacher shows examples on a whiteboard of shapes representing the fractions.
Cold War: Hungarian Revolution - part 1/5
1953 - 1961 Thaw is conceivable with Stalins death. Khrushchev outmaneuvers Malenkov for power and visits the West. Germans, Poles and Hungarians attempt to rise against Soviet rule. In 1956, an uprising in Hungary is ruthlessly crushed by Soviet tanks. The U.S., pledged to contain rather than overthrow communism, does nothing.
Diane Sawyer and Elmo Sing About Adding One More
In this amusing Sesame Street clip, Diane Sawyer and her friends sing about adding one more to 2, then 3 and then 4. (3:38)
Using the Quadratic Formula
This instructor begins this lesson by explaining what the quadratic formula is and how it is used. The instructor works through a variety of examples explaining step by step how to use the quadratic formula to solve a quadratic equation. It would be easy to work the problems while following along with the instructor.
Slope Part 2: Finding the Slope of a Line from a Table
Math instructor demonstrates on white board how to find the slope of a line from a table. Uses colored markers for clarification.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts. Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy. He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system. He then continued that our minds are separate from our
British Democracy (pt. 3)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
America Gets a Constitution: Now What?
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. This is an excellent video that goes beyond the textbook and shows the changes needed for the Constitution to exist.
Mary had a Little Lamb - Song
This cartoon video contains the classic nursery rhyme - Mary had a Little Lamb - in song form. Animation is low quality. (1:13)
How to Use Parentheses
Parentheses are often used to offset an intense moment or a weak moment of a sentence. Use parentheses to emphasize or take away from what's going on in a sentence with help from a certified tutor in this video. (1:22)