Learn German Fruits
Learn terms and expressions for German fruits by watching this video. You will hear the word in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Learn Latin - Verbs
A good way to be introduced to some basic latin verbs. It contains correct latin pronunciation with pictures and words in both latin and english.
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
Animal-to-Human Disease Watch
Documentary- December 12, 2008- In remote corners, a research team is monitoring contact between humans and wild animals- particularly wild animal meat- in hopes of stopping pandemics before they start. Viruses are highly adaptable jumping from one species to another. Most pandemics start in animals before there is wide spread contamination. Run time (3:16)
Land Of The Tiger - Mountains Of The Gods, Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife lives on and around the highest mountain range on earth (Himalayas).
Fact and Opinion
A group of second-graders show us how good readers decipher facts and opinions while reading The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss. (02:42)
Welcome to North Korea- Emmy Winner
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org. (53:16)
How DNA Copies Itself
This is a two-minute video about DNA. It is best for older students
Blame it on the DNA
This student-made music video was written to get students excited about the basics of protein synthesis and how proteins can affect phenotypes, including disease phenotypes. Note that very few things in life can actually be "blamed on DNA", and the creators of this video don't want the viewer to walk away from this video with that message. Nor are they making light of the seriousness of genetic disease, but simply trying to generate excitement in the learning process. T
Pamela Duncan Edwards (The Worrywarts)
Pamela Duncan Edwards often teams up with illustrator Henry Cole to create alliterative children's books like "Some Smug Slug." Author's talking head, with subtitles in English. (8:33)
Helpful Accidents in Watercolor Painting
If you get a run, just wipe it out-accidents in water color can help you. English captions. (1:02)
Explanation of the use of quotation marks in English writing. Video gives purpose and examples.
ACT Test Prep - Science Passage 5
This is intended to help students working on taking the ACT test who have difficulty with the Science portion of the test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students.
Types of Dyslexia
Types of Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Types of dyslexia include phonological dyslexia, orthographic dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia, all of which present difficulties in different areas of speech and reading. (2:18)
Is Dyslexia Hereditary?
Is Dyslexia Hereditary?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is hereditary when it is a developmental type of dyslexia, as opposed to the acquired type of dyslexia that people can experience after an accident. (1:02)
Is Dyslexia Inherited?
Is Dyslexia Inherited?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is inherited from parent to child when it is a developmental type of dyslexia, as opposed to the acquired type of dyslexia that people can experience after an accident. (1:01)
Is Dyslexia a Genetic Mutation?
Is Dyslexia a Genetic Mutation?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a genetic mutation that can be passed down from parent to child for many generations. Get facts about the hereditary qualities of dyslexia from a recognized scholar of dyslexia. (1:40)
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia affects the development of the left temporal lobe in the brain that controls language, which lies just behind the ear. Find out how the brain develops with dyslexia from a recognized. (1:13)
Basic Information on Dyslexia
Basic Information on Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects language, speech, grammar and memory, manifesting as early as the ages of 3-5 years old. (2:13)
Preventing Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Preventing dyslexia is impossible, as it is caused by a mutated gene affecting the development of the left temporal lobe of the brain, but early treatment helps reduce the impact of dyslexia in some. (1:48)