Gravity and Inertia - by StudyJams
Gravitational force is the constant force of attraction between the masses of two objects. The attraction between all objects and the Earth is called gravity. Weight is caused by gravity: it is the measurement of gravity's force (or pull) on an object's mass. Learn more about gravity with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Geography: Climate and Vegetation
An introduction to climate and vegetation in world regional geography. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin (01:01)
Charles Darwin David Attenborough BBC Documentary Part 6
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run 08:37.
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
Video shows how an ultrasound machine is used to diagnose heart problems. Narrator explains how the machine works. Video shows a man being tested using the machine, and then the ultrasound images are explained by the technician. Grades 7-12. Includes closed captioning. 5:32 min.
Symptoms of H1N1 (Swine Flu)
In this video, Dr. Joe Bresee, with CDC's Influenza Division, describes the symptoms of swine flu and warning signs to look for that indicate the need for urgent medical attention. Video lecture with detailed information. 3:25 min.
Symptoms of the flu usually include fever, tiredness, headaches, coughs, sore throats, runny noses, body aches, diarrhea and vomiting. Discover how flu symptoms are spread by a contagious airborne virus. (01:12)
Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
What is a Telescope?
Mrs. Forsythe gives a very brief history of the telescope and explains the uses of a telescope in clear terms. The sound could be better.
In this video clip learn how to create a proof to show that two
triangles are congruent because all their sides are the same. A math instructor shows examples with triangles and makes a statement and proof chart to show side, side, side congruency.
Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
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.
Early Signs of autism- stacking blocks, no eye contact
Nearly five minutes long, this video shows a child with signs of autism. I personally share the child's frustration. Tedious to watch and the only lesson is the child's reactions. A child who was later said to be autisic. Run time 04:46.
A History of Scotland Part 1 Introduction, BBC Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Ancient Warriors - The Highlanders 1/3
The beginning is purposely blurred as an artistic effect. This is a History Channel documentary regarding the Highlander's fight against the English in the 14th century that is suitable for high school students.
Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
Dissociation of Salt
This brief video uses computer animation and narration to explain the dissociation of salt (sodium chloride) in water - creating a sodium chloride solution. Run time 0:52.