Geography: Climate and Vegetation
An introduction to climate and vegetation in world regional geography. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin (01:01)
Using aperture to create a blurred or sharp photo background
This video shows how to change a photo by changing the aperture and lens. You may want to blur part of the picture to highlight what is important. (3:56)
Charles Darwin David Attenborough BBC Documentary Part 6
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run 08:37.
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
Video shows how an ultrasound machine is used to diagnose heart problems. Narrator explains how the machine works. Video shows a man being tested using the machine, and then the ultrasound images are explained by the technician. Grades 7-12. Includes closed captioning. 5:32 min.
Symptoms of H1N1 (Swine Flu)
In this video, Dr. Joe Bresee, with CDC's Influenza Division, describes the symptoms of swine flu and warning signs to look for that indicate the need for urgent medical attention. Video lecture with detailed information. 3:25 min.
Symptoms of the flu usually include fever, tiredness, headaches, coughs, sore throats, runny noses, body aches, diarrhea and vomiting. Discover how flu symptoms are spread by a contagious airborne virus. (01:12)
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
What is a Telescope?
Mrs. Forsythe gives a very brief history of the telescope and explains the uses of a telescope in clear terms. The sound could be better.
In this video clip learn how to create a proof to show that two
triangles are congruent because all their sides are the same. A math instructor shows examples with triangles and makes a statement and proof chart to show side, side, side congruency.
Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
Five Major Chemical Reactions
This is a computer animation explaining the five major chemical reactions: synthesis, decomposition, single displacement, double displacement, and combustion. For middle school and high school students. (01:36)
"Epitaph on the World" Poem by Henry David Thoreau
A reading of the poem "Epitaph on the World" accompanied by images and music in a slideshow. Words on screen. (1:28)
Every now and then, the Sun, Earth, and Moon align so that, when viewed from the Earth, the Moon eclipses the Sun's light. Solar eclipses are fairly common -- the Moon will block out some portion of the Sun at least twice a year. However, it is still a special event to be able to witness a total solar eclipse. In this video segment adapted from NASA, learn how solar eclipses happen and why they are so difficult to witness. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:53.
A History of Scotland Part 1 Introduction, BBC Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Ancient Warriors - The Highlanders 1/3
The beginning is purposely blurred as an artistic effect. This is a History Channel documentary regarding the Highlander's fight against the English in the 14th century that is suitable for high school students.
Battle Of Midway - WWII in colour
This is part from WWII in colour series. This one deals with the Battle Of Midway. All footage is in color and in good quality.
Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.