Number Of Bones In Human Body
Shows basic structure of the skeleton. Narration with simple skeletal diagram. Very brief overview. Grades 6-12. 37 min.
The Skeletal and Muscular Systems: Bones and Cartilage
Bones, Cartilage, Joints, and Ligaments. This video shows examples of each and how they interact. (3:07)
Review of B Cells, CD4+ T Cells, and CD8+ T Cells
The instuctor reviews B cells, CD4+ T cells and CD8+ T cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
This is a video using computer animation that discusses what cell-mediated immunity is. Good sound quality. (03:04)
Excerpted from NOVA: "Surviving AIDS," this video segment showcases the work of Drs. David Ho and Stephen O'Brien. By examining the "outliers" -- in this case, people like Steve Crohn, whose cells repeatedly resisted HIV infection -- Ho and his colleagues found a genetic mutation that prevents the HIV virus from entering the cell. This video segment includes animation of HIV entering a white blood cell through the CD-4 and CCR-5 receptors on the cell's surface. Some individuals have no CCR-5 gen
Have you ever wondered why overheating on a hot day and getting a fever when you're sick feel so different? Both involve an increase in your body's temperature. However, in one case your brain and body do everything they can to cool you off, while in the other they push the temperature inside your body to extreme levels. This video describes these two responses in detail and takes some of the mystery out of fever. The video also gives a simple introduction to homeostatis. Closed captioning inclu
In depth explanation of the Immune System- Animated
Compares the body to a house or fort in need of military protection. Describes the immune system as soldiers protecting the fort. Shows process and steps and process the body/immune system goes through to protect from the cold virus. Shows the communication between the body and cells to combat illness and may destroy some cells that carry an illness. References how cells can remember a virus to combat it if the body comes into contact with it again.
The Immune System - by StudyJams
The many parts of your immune system work together to defend your body against diseases. White blood cells in your blood vessels and lymph vessels help protect your body by killing intruders and getting rid of harmful materials.
Respiratory System - Phoenix Learning Group
The mechanism of breathing and the anatomy of the organs that carry out this activity are brought to life through animation and x-ray motion pictures. Short clip (1:48) intended to to entice viewer to buy DVD (15:00), but good basic introduction to respiratory system.
This is a concise and easy-to-understand video that explains in steps how oxygen is transported. Information is conveyed through animation and commentary.
Respiration: 3D Medical Animation
This brief video is an information-filled animation about the respiratory system. Suitable for middle school and high school students.(01:44)
Students learn to round a decimal to a given place using the following steps. First, find the digit in the rounding position. Next, look at the digit to the right of the rounding position. If the digit to right of the rounding position is greater than or equal to five, round up. Then change all digits to the right of the rounding place to zero. Finally, we can drop off any zeros to the right of the decimal as long as they are also to the rig
Julius Caesar, Part 3 of
This is an animated cartoon version, with subtitles, of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (5:05)
In this video, Sal Khan, clarifies some points on evolution and intelligent design. 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. Suitable for high school students.
Carl Sagan (Evolution)
A segment from Cosmos in which Carl Sagan discusses his theory on evolution
Human Evolution Overview - Khan Academy
This video clip focuses on the extinction of the dinosaurs to the advent of humanity. Sal Khan uses computer software and photos to accompany his lecture. (12:26)
How to Become a CEO
The best ways to become a CEO are by starting a company or joining one in which there is room for movement and growth. This video explains what a CEO does, but never tells the student what CEO means (Chief Executive Officer). Best used on career day, perhaps.
The Greatest TED Talk Ever Sold
With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. And yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too. By whom and for how much? He'll tell you. (19:28)
William Bradford Biography, Part III
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Light Microscope Tutorial
Identifies the parts of the microscope and explains how each part works. Gives detailed explanation of how to specifically adjust the parts to best view an object. Video is slightly out of focus, but it is worth watching for the excellent overview. Color and sound. 7:51 min.