Four Quarts make a Gallon
See what a: cup, pint, quart and gallon are in this short video clip. This silly (yet informative) video uses a 'Singing Rubber Chicken' to describe these common liquid measurements.
Working with Fractions - Answers to the Quiz Questions
This video gives step-by-step answers and explanations to a fraction quiz that can be found at www.videomathtutor.com. (Basic Math Lesson 6). The instructor uses a white board and magnets to help aid in the explanation of each problem. Problems including reducing and simplifying fractions, illustrating basic fractions, changing improper fractions into mixed numbers, LCM, comparing fractions, converting fractions into decimals, converting decimal
Using Imagery to Find Lines of Symmetry
The video gives definition of line symmetry and asks students to identify it within several images. The line of symmetry is drawn on each image after it is shown with out so instructor can easily pause video to give students the opportunity to come up with their own solutions. (01:29)
A figure has symmetry when it can be folded so two halves match or are identical. Examples are shown of line symmetry in the world around us. Practice activities in the video show images and students decide whether it has vertical, horizontal, or no line of symmetry.
Genesis Chapter 46 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 46, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Genesis Chapter 48 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 48, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Joseph Pt. 3 of 6
A realistic portrayal of the Old Testament story of Joseph, favorite son of Jacob, and great-grandson of Abraham, who was left to die by his brothers, but who rose to become prime minister of Egypt. Joseph governed the country during a seven-year famine, during which his brothers visited Egypt seeking grain, only to encounter their brother, whom they had long presumed dead. Brings the Old Testament to life. Closed captioning included. (08:56)
Exodus Chapter 3 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 3, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Introduction to Cellular Respiration
The instructor uses software (and several colors for clarification) to offer an introduction to cellular respiration, glycolysis, the Kreb's Cycle, and the electron transport chain.
Sea Urchin and Sea Stars at the Seattle Aquarium
Both Sea Stars, like the sunflower star featured here, and Sea Urchins are members of the same family (echinodermata) - one of the main things they have in common, is that they both have awesome tube feet. This video shows them live and up close at the Seattle Aquarium. Viseo is very clear, close-ups show great details, and entire video is put to music. (1:27)
World's Best Natural Wonders - Mount Everest
Part of the BBC series - World's Best Places to See Natural Wonders takes a close look at the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. The video shows the location of the mountains, describes how the mountain was created, interviews a few people who have climbed it, tourism around the mountain, and animals that live in the ecosystem.(04:45)
Three Types of Volcanoes
A student centered 1:30 video that shows the three types of volcanoes and student made examples of these is shown.
Capitalizing Works of Art
This video discusses how to properly capitalize the titles of works of art as well as artists' names. It includes examples of correctly capitalized artists' names and works of art as well as incorrectly capitalized works and artists. Audio can be hard to hear in sections of the video.
Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes
Explains the formation of volcanoes as a result of the movement of tectonic plates, including Mount St. Helen. Color video with sound. 1:40 min.
Changes in Energy - Dams
This video uses cartoon illustrations to show how energy is produced through the use of a dam. Color animation and narration. 1:39 sec.
Discovering Hidden Habitats: Monterey Bay Aquarium & NOAA
This video was produced by NOAA's Ocean Media Center for the National Marine Sanctuary Program. It shows deep ocean habitat and marine life found in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which is a Federally protected marine area offshore of California's (U.S.) central coast. (6:04)
This short video regarding the ecosystem of the rain forest describes the three layers of the rainforest and ends with the startling conclusion that man's deforestation activities may actually cause the demise of rain forests by the year 2050. For third-graders and older.
Redwood Forest Facts
There are three main species of redwood trees, including the
coastal redwood, the giant sequoia and the dawn redwood. Learn about coastal redwoods, which can grow to more than 350 feet tall with help from a science teacher and field biologist in this video.
The Greenhouse Effect
A simple animation explaining the greenhouse effect. The video shows what a "perfect" world would work and how the green house effect works. Run time 01:47.
Solar Energy Concentrator
This video demonstrates how solar energy can be focused with a curved mirror. Once focused this energy can be used to cook food, sterilize water even create electricity. Includes an explanation of energy, power, joules, and watts. Examples of radiant, heat, chemical and kinetic energy are given.
Includes links to directions for constructing a simple solar concentrator.