Cool Facts About Cool Cats - Tigers, Snow Leopards
The Amur or Siberian tiger has no problem living in a very cold part of Russia. Winter months can be a snowy and chilly -10 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit! Learn about some features that help these big cats survive and thrive in such frigid temperatures (Running Time 2:20).
Fooled By Nature Videos - The Leopard
Some minor graphic images in this video about Leopards use their strength and cunning to survive against larger animals. A good video for science classes to help show how animals have evolved to survive. Run time 02:40.
Half Lion, Half Tiger - It's a Liger
This short film features ligers at a German Zoo. (Ligers are only bred and raised in captivity. Scientists are doubtful that a liger could exist in the wild.) Run time 01:22.
Ocelots are most active during the night. Watch this medium-size, nocturnal cat stalk a family of pacas in the professionally narrated video from National Geographic. Run time 02:02.
The US Constitution: Checks and Balances
The Constitution allows for a balance of power between the three equal branches of government. Each branch maintains a check on the other two so that no one branch can become more powerful than the others. This 2 minute video reviews this. but not much depth and no examples from life. Some words will need a teacher to explain their meaning.
Finding Perimeter - Math Help
Students learn that the perimeter of a figure is the distance around the figure.
Funny Speeches: Vulgarity
This video teaches that in general, vulgarity doesn't fly when making speeches. Learn how to give a funny speech using tasteful humor from a professional speaker and communications instructor.
The Weather Song
Cartoon slide show names weather in all seasons. Song written and performed by Peter Weatherall. Some pop-up ads during the song. (1:17)
The Four Seasons
This brief video is for beginnng learners who are learning about the four weather seasons.
Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
This video is an award winning documentary about Rosa Parks. It contains interviews and information about Rosa Parks taking a stand for her civil rights, and the rights of others.
Flowers: The Seed Producers
Using the Lily as an example, this clip summarizes flowering plants, their structure and method of reproduction. Clip also explains and labels the parts of the flower. (2:03)
The Hidden Beauty of Pollination
Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee. Speaker Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that celebrate life -- revealing connections, universal rhythms, patterns a
The Importance of Bees to Almond Growth
This four minute video is about how bees help almond trees and the fact they need to be trucked in from hundreds of miles away. The shortage of bees is mentioned and the fact more are need. The video shows how the almond flower works and what the bees do.
How to Pollinate Fruit Trees
This 2:20 tutorial will shows how to pollinate Apricot fruit trees. This is a tedious process, but shows students how man has worked to maximize the amount of fruit trees produce and what pollinated fruit requires.
How to Draw Manga Faces in Profile: Three Ways
In this Mark Crilley video, you will learn to draw Manga faces in profile. You will be shown three different profile options, and how to draw each one. This video is set up perfectly so that you can clearly see every step of the process. (18:05)
100 Ways to Draw Manga Eyes
Mark Crilley shows you 100 different ways to draw manga eyes in this high speed video. This is not so much a "learn to draw" video, but can definitely show you many ideas on drawing a variety of kinds of eyes. It could easily be paused at certain points so that you could focus on a certain kind. (10:00)
How To Draw Manga Hair, Four Different Ways
Artist, Mark Crilley, gives real-time instructions on drawing Manga hair in this video. His directions are very detailed, and he talks you through each and every step so that you can recreate the same thing on your own. (21:24)
How to Draw Manga: Head Shape & Facial Features
Artist, Mark Crilley, gives step by step directions on how to draw Manga head shapes and facial features in this video. The quality of this video is excellent, and the artist explains every step clearly for you to follow. (09:55)
How to Draw Manga Facial Expressions
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing three different facial expressions, showing the transition from surprise to anger. He presents this in 3 different panels in real time. Mark Crilley's videos have the how-to steps shared so clearly that it is extremely easy to follow and reproduce. (9:55)
How to Add Shading to a Manga Drawing (Miki Falls)
In this video manga creator, Mark Crilley, demonstrates his drawing techniques by filming as he shades part of an actual drawing from his series Miki Falls. His directions and filming are terrific and very easy to follow. (2:48)