Geneticist Dr Andrew Weeks and animal behaviourist Dr Michael Magrath discuss diverse ways of dealing with threatened animal populations. Australia's Mountain Pygmy Possum is one such endangered species for which a combination of genetic and breeding solutions are being tried. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Having Fun : Movie Clip From Surf's Up
As Big Z trains for the big contest, he won't let Cody step in the water until he starts having fun. Themes addressed through this clip include teaching, perspective, and joy. ( 2:53)
Une conversation téléphonique: over opleidingscheques
Op het einde van deze les kun je in een werksituatie iemand te woord staan aan de telefoon. Je luistert eerst naar een telefoongesprek en leest de ene rol luidop. Daarna vul je de juiste woorden in een gatentekst in. Je leert vragen formuleren en gepast reageren in elke situatie.
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 20
Episode 20 features the fourth installment of our ‘telenovela’, Verano Español. Find out the latest about the life of Laura and her mother as they spend the summer in Spain en la casa de tía Julia. Will Laura find out a little more about the mystery customer in the panadería? Don’t miss this episode of [...]
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
A documentary about Paul Revere's ride with background on Revere's life. An interview and description by the staff of Revere's famous house. (Amateur video)
Happiness: Movie Clip From The Pursuit of Happiness
After months of being homeless and struggling through a grueling internship, Chris Gardner is offered the sole position at his brokerage firm. Themes addressed through this clip include hard work, determination, ambition, rewards, and joy. ( 3:18)
Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Stroke
In this 3:22 health video you will learn natural ways to prevent and treat strokes. The video stresses the importance of good eating habits, not being overweight, and check-ups are explained.
How the Digestive System Works
This video gives good facts about the digestive system. Some key vocabulary words include the following: mouth, esophagus, small intestine, large intestine, liver, stomach, gall bladder, pancreas, rectum, digestive tract, anus, enzymes, stomach acid, and bile. Beware of audience-poop, rectum, and anus are discussed. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge for our students and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on the human body and body systems. (3:31)
Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool
Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, has developed a high voltage classroom atmosphere that inspires students to get excited about math and excel at AP calculus. More about Jonathan Winn. (6:33)
Prelude/Introduction to Astronomy and Space Exploration
Some of the visuals took this viewer's breath away. This is a 4.5 minute HD dramatic video choreographed to powerful music, which introduces the viewer to the wonders of Astronomy. There is no narration, but none is needed. It is designed as a "trailer" to be shown in classrooms by Earth Science and Astronomy teachers in High School and college as a visual "Introduction" to the magic of the cosmos. (04:46) This is a good way to introduce/hook students on the science of space exploration.
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