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.
NASA 50th Video Part 1 of 2
This is the first portion of the video presentation at the AIAA 50th anniversary celebration for NASA on Sept. 24, 2008. Run time 08:15.
NASA 50th Anniversary Documentary 5 of 9
The coordination of the crew, mission control and other entities at the space station is explored in this video. The challenges encountered by Apollo 13 mission is reviewed. Run time 09:45.
Wild Kratts-Build It Beaver-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt Brothers explore the largest rodent in North America-the beaver. Beaver dams transform landscapes. What if we could get the amazing building powers of the beaver? The brothers follow a beaver into his lodge and find a family of beavers. All kinds of wildlife can be found around beaver dams-moles, frogs, wood ducks, fish, and otters.Help is needed to rebuild the dam to save the wildlife. Students will learn lots of great facts about beaver habits and teeth. This
Wild Kratts-Build It Beaver-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the computer lab team research the miraculous ability of the beaver's teeth. The Kratt brothers discover that the habitat that the beaver builds helps other animals as well like the moose. A beaver's tail slap helps to warn the other beavers that there is danger near. The water acts as a safety zone. The Kratts use "creature power" to act as beavers and fish to rebuild the broken dam before the storm. At the end of this video, real footage is shown of a beaver and its da
Fooled by Nature: Beaver Dams
On Animal Planet's series "Fooled by Nature," beavers create dams in
order collect more water and store food. One beaver can chop down 200
trees a year and it only takes a few hours for them to gnaw through and this three minute video shows them how they do it and why.
The Policy-Making Cycle
This video is accompanied by text. "Political socialization is the process by which people learn and form opinions about government and politics. This process typically begins at home, where children overhear their parents talking about political issues, concerns, and politicians. Most people can probably recall a time when they heard their parents or other adults praising or ranting about a politician. The things that are said, both good and bad, influence how young minds perceive government an
Leonardo da Vinci Biography, Part XI
This is an animated biography of Leonardo da Vinci from the Discovery Channel Education series. The video shows pictures of his work-there is no text explaining any of the pictures. (2:09)
Leonardo da Vinci Biography, Part X
This is an animated biography of Leonardo da Vinci from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. (2:45)