Solar Eclipse In a very special video, one of the scientists travels all the way to China to film a total solar eclipse. Video shows the solar eclipse and explains what is happening. Video is of good quality. This video would be appropriate for middle elementary, middle school, and high school students. It would be good for any student studying about eclipses. Run time 08:53.
In a very special video, one of the scientists travels all the way to China to film a total solar eclipse. Video shows the solar eclipse and explains what is happening. Video is of good quality. This video would be appropriate for middle elementary, middle school, and high school students. It would be good for any student studying about eclipses. Run time 08:53.
3-D animation shows how 5 different types of eclipses occur. Uses models of the earth, moon, and sun. Grades 5-12. 1:43 min.
Total Solar Eclipse Animation
Solar eclipses result from the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. Total solar eclipses — in which the Sun is completely blocked by the Moon — are a spectacular and rare sight to witness. In this animation adapted from NOVA, see why solar eclipses occur and observe a simulated total eclipse. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:13.
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.
Partial Solar Eclipse (4/1/2011)
On January 4, stargazers in Europe and the Middle East were treated to the first partial solar eclipse of 2011. This brief, video slide show is set to music and captures images of the event from the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, and Jerusalem. (0:46)
A Total Solar Eclipse In Varanasi
In this spell-binding professionally-made video, Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most stunning locations on Earth to describe how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the Solar System. (03:11)
What Causes Auroras? (continued)
Part 3 "What causes auroras?" Rick Wilder – Virginia Tech. Exploring the aurora when it’s too bright out to see it directly so you have to look at it with instruments. They are measuring the similarities and differences between the North and South polar auroras. Run time 01:56.
Scientists call them "polar auroras" (or "aurorae polares"). In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis, named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for north wind, Boreas. It often appears as a greenish glow or sometimes a faint red, as if the sun was rising from an unusual direction. The aurora borealis is also called the northern polar lights, as it is only visible in the North sky from the Northern Hemisphere. This work is licensed under a Creativ
What Is Food Coloring Made Of?
A cooking instructors explains what food coloring is made of, The clip explains that food coloring can be made with different ingredients depending on the color. Green food coloring is made of seaweed and orange is made from seeds. Check the labels of food coloring to find the exact ingredients.
Why Are Lobsters Cooked Alive?
A cooking instructor answers the question: Why are lobsters cooked alive? Lobsters are cooked alive because lobster meat goes bad very
quickly and will release self-digestive fluids that can spoil the meat.
Keep cooked lobsters for three days before it goes bad. The cooking instructor gives some additional tips on how to keep lobsters alive and moist.
What Are Pine Nuts?
In this clip a cooking instructor give information about pine nuts. She explains that they come from pine cones, which are heated to facilitate the removal of the pine cone and used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes. Pine nuts can be found in nut shops, health food stores and packaged for supermarkets.
What Is Gum Made of ?
This clip explains what gum is made of. A cooking instructor explains that gum is made of confectioner sugar, corn starch, chewing gum base, corn syrup, natural peppermint flavor and natural fruit flavors.
What Elements Make Up Starch?
A cooking instructor explains the elements that make up starch, or carbohydrates. The elements include carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. She shows how to identify foods high in starch, such as potatoes and bread. A demonstration is done on how to peel a potato near the end of the video.
The owners of this family dairy combine farming and culinary skills to create memorable artisan cheeses. This video could also possibly be used during a lesson on the real-life application of pasteurization. Run time 07:51.
Warren Seymour is an Australian who has lived in Italy, England and
France. Today, he and his Ohio-native wife are creating a small
vineyard on their Kidron farm. Run time 07:58.
Malcolm Glad: What We Can Learn From Spaghetti Sauce
Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce - and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness
How to make Pizza
How to make pizza - learn how to make pizza- the crust, the sauce and the toppings. Moves rapidly and leaves out part such as how to throw the dough.
How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
This two minute video shows how to scoop out the numerous seeds in a carved pumpkin and how to roast them finely. The process involves salt and pepper after drying them completely for a day. A good activity around Halloween.
Kepler - A Search for Habitable Planets
Kepler is a critical component in NASA's broader efforts to ultimately find and study planets where Earth-like conditions may be present. Kepler looks for the Habitable Zone... which is where scientists believe that water may be. Professional video. Run time 07:27.
NASA Kepler Mission Launch
Nasa footage of the launch of the Kepler Space Mission. Listen to the mission director count down to egnition start and lift-off.