Both nonspecific and specific defense strategies can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Students learn about the coordinated defense system of humans through visual analogy, animation, and examples of specific diseases.
Microbes and Human Diseases
How microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the globe, are examined here. Students learn about current efforts to track infectious diseases and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
Workshop 8: Learning to Listen
With Dr. Wynne Harlen. Formative assessment is a term that has gained prominence as teachers recognize the value of uncovering students’ thinking during the course of instruction. This information is then used to guide the development of lessons as well as provide feedback to students to assist them in their learning. In this workshop, you will see teachers e
Workshop 7: Sun and Seasons
The tilt of the Earth's axis causes the cycle of the seasons. In this workshop, we'll discuss how different parts of the Earth receive different amounts of light energy that result in the Earth's seasons. In particular, we will look at the tilt of the Earth's axis and how the hours of daylight change throughout the year.
Inventions by Ben Franklin
This 2:25 long video is a "Ben Franklin" talking to a second grade class. The essence is a listing and explanation of some of Franklin's inventions.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
Calm Down Doggy!
Hula is an agitated little dog, but learns to stop barking and meet others properly. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 03:43.
Web Video Compression and Codecs
Web Video Compression and Codecs - How to use video compression and choose the right video codec for uploading video to Youtube and other video sharing sites. You always want to go from a higher codec to a lower. This video discusses how to do this and why it is necessary. For more information on video compression for YouTube see Videomaker Article http://www.videomaker.com/article/13376/ (3:45)
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Identifying Dance Music Choreography Parts
Identifying Dance Music Choreography Parts. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Trying to choreograph a dance? Learn how to listen to different parts of the music in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer. (1:30)
Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! The Tanko Bushi
A Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! Sensei Michiya Hanayagi, demonstrating the famous Japanese American Obon festival dance THE TANKO BUSHI! Only on the Nichi Bei Times. (1:40)
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
Modern Dance Warm-Up 01
CSM Modern Dance 121 Fall 2008 warm ups. (1:29)
Modern Samba Dance Steps : How to Warm Up to Dance the Samba
Want to Samba? Learn the right way to warm up for dancing the samba in this free dance lesson from professional samba dancers. (1:47)
34 Simple Machines Demonstrate a Transfer of Energy
Imagine the most complicated process you could go through to simply pour a glass of milk. Then multiply that by 10. The image in your mind is probably approaching the level of complexity the ZOOM cast members achieved with their milk-pouring machine. Watch as they demonstrate all 34 steps in this video segment adapted from ZOOM. This would be a great addition to a lesson on transfer of energy or types of potential energy. There are several examples of gravitational energy as well as elasti
"Money, Money, Money"- A Counting Money Song
This video contains a song about coins. Pennies, nickles, dimes, and quarters are identified, described, and their values are given. ( 2:24)
Elementary Education : How to Identify Learning Disabilities in Children
In order to identify a learning disability in a child, it's important to examine a child's organizational skills and propensity to get confused about time and words. Find out how to take symptoms of a learning disability to get professional help with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on identifying learning disabilities in children. (01:24)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Flori
Experience nature as never before as a young coyote must learn to survive on his own. This professionally made video clip covers a year in the life of a coyote. Run time 54:35.
The Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt
The Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, burial site of the famous Pharaohs. Combination of video and still images as video was not permitted in the Valley (Amateur video with soundtrack)
The Arnold Arboretum's program for preschoolers that serves the area Head Start brings very excited kids to a lovely, engagin and stimulating nature setting.
Zoom Down to Boston and Nantucket Shoals - October 6th 1997
A zoom down to Boston and the Nantucket Shoals, from SeaWiFS imagery