Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Membrane
What constitutes a cell? More than any other structures, it's the nucleus, cytoplasm, and membrane. Explore the form and function of these three critical cell parts in this video segment adapted from Carolina Biological Supply's An Introduction to the Living Cell. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:47.
Organelles in the Cytoplasm
For the longest time, scientists couldn't imagine how simple cells managed to perform so many amazing tasks in living organisms. It turns out that cells aren't simple at all. Much like complex organisms with organs that perform specific tasks, cells have many organelles that keep them functioning properly. Explore some of a cell's most important structures in this video segment from An Introduction to the Living Cell. Closed captioning included. Run time 06:06.
Henry VIII - Why is he a Myth?
David Starkey explains briefly why Henry VII is some kind of myth. He enumerates some of Henry's characteristics as a person and what are the facts that have made him so relevant. It is an introduction to who Henry VIII was.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Song
This video is a song with lyrics on the screen. It presents a number of rules that explain how to form the comparative and superlative forms of adjectives. The rules are presented quickly, but would be good for introduction or review.
Twenty years after World War I, Germany was able to rebuild its economic and military might and target its weaker neighbors. Following World War II, America and its Western European allies were determined to prevent Germany from regaining its power. With the blessing of their allies, Britain, France, and America controlled their West German sectors in a way intended to keep Germany impoverished, economically weak, and unable to pose a threat.
United Nations for Kids
Created and directed by Andreas Sandre von Warburg, "United Nations for kids" is a short cartoon documentary about the UN and its mission. The first episode is a general introduction and includes a little historical background and details on the principal bodies of the UN.
Properties of Multiplication
This video indicates it is for pre-algebra, however this video would be good for anyone who is review mulitiplication and its properties. This video begins with showing the Commutative Property for Multiplication, which states when two numbers are switched they will have the same product. An example is given with three numbers, this is done from left to right (order of operations). Then they switch what is mulitiplied first the product is the same, this is the Associative Property for Mulitiplic
The video shows an intrusive volcanic tower. It explains how the volcano was formed. Introduction is a little silly. This video is a high school physics project. Grades 7-12. 2:29 min.
Ch - Phonics - Digraphs
This brief video is an introduction to the ch digraph. Words in the video are: chalk, chain, cheese, chick, chicken, chocolate, cherry, and watch.
Mood in Literature
This video is a slideshow that offers an introduction to the literary element mood and is for upper elementary students and older.
An introduction to digital images and the move from film to digital imaging. It is easy to take digital images-you can see your pictures and decide right away if you want to keep it-you never run out of film. Digital images are more than just pictures-you can scan images and send them or print out copies. (2:32)
China From Past to Present: The Qing Dynasty
During the European period of colonization, China was
ruled by the Qing (or Manchu) dynasty and Hong Kong became a British
colony. This is a good video, but needs a map for students to follow the expansion and distances.
The Hydrologic Cycle
This program examines one of the most important processes that affect life on earth. The water cycle is covered from transpiration through evaporation to condensation, precipitation and run-off. This is an excellent introduction to a fast moving process that students see on a daily basis
Introduction to Reaction Mechanisms
In this video, Sal Khan offers an introduction to reaction Mechanisms. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. Please open the screen to 'full view' to see the small writing on a black screen.
The Wisdom of Mark Twain
Mark Twain or Samuel Langhorne Clemens (real name) was an
American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is extensively quoted. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.
Atmosphere Crushes Can!
This video demonstration is a perfect introduction to atmospheric pressure. Watch as the atmosphere teams up with condensation to crush a can. This video is a narrative, step by step demonstration and explanation. To print out suggestions and questions for discussion, go to www.montanascience.org and then select LESSON PLANS. Run time 01:35.
How To Begin Preparing For College In Your Junior and Senior Year
Senior College Consultant, Nick Pantelides, provides useful tips and advice for application tasks for Juniors, Seniors, and their parents when applying to college. His advice ranges from the SAT & ACT to Class Selection. Although the introduction refers to military academies, the information is general to all colleges. (4:54)
How to Use Apostrophes
This lesson excerpt is an introduction to apostrophes. The lesson explains what apostrophes are and introduces 6 different ways to use apostrophes in a sentence. Using apostrophes to make nouns possessive was the one way discussed in depth in this lesson.
Correct Comma Usage
A narrated slide show with photos shows the top 7 ways to use a comma. Sentence models are shown. Teacher uses sing song voice for the introduction of each comma use tip. (6:08)
Yakko's Universe Song - How Big is the Universe?
Yakko, a cartoon character from the Animaniacs, puts into song just how tiny we are, compared to the whole universe. Good introduction to relative sizes and distances in space. (1:59)