The Shark's Diet
This short video clip compares the almost boundless diet of the tiger shark to the more discriminating eating habits of the nurse shark. Run time (02:43)
How To Survive a Shark Attack
Six steps to help survive a shark attack. This video is a little over a minute and slowly goes over the major ways to survive as well as how to tell when a shark is aggressive. Run time 01:49.
Everyone enjoys a good back scratch now and then, even orcas will take a break to rub their backs on kelp and pebbles. Run time 01:33.
The biology of the 21st Century
Professor Denis Noble, who was a pioneer in the field of systems biology building the first working mathematical model of the heart and has been given an honorary degree at Warwick, talks about how the future study of biology will change in the 21st Century.
Professional video from National Geographic showing the genetic trait of fainting goats. Shows actual footage of goats fainting. Grades 5-12. 49 sec.
Are fossil fuels a sustainable energy source?
This video ends with a directive to "Go Solar" so it has some obvious bias, but it does a nice job of introducing the idea that fossil fuels have taken a long time (3.8 billion years) to develop, and are being used up at a rapid rate. Run time 01:39
Three Top Essay Writing Tips
A good video that goes over the main starting points to review before writing an essay. It goes slowly, but a handout to refer to would be good for most students to refer as they start to write.
Secession: A Specifically American Principle [Part 1 of "The Secession Tradition in America," a paper presented at the 1995 Mises Institute conference, "Secession, State, and Economy."]
The United Nations Charter asserts the self-determination of peoples as a fundamental human right. From this, there has developed a lively debate among
international jurists about whether the right of
[Part 1 of "The Secession Tradition in America," a paper presented at the 1995 Mises Institute conference, "Secession, State, and Economy."]
The United Nations Charter asserts the self-determination of peoples as a fundamental human right. From this, there has developed a lively debate among international jurists about whether the right of
From Freelancers to Telecommuters: Succeeding in the New World of Solitary Work
As the economy flirts with a double-dip recession and cost-conscious companies hesitate to re-hire, the workplace for many Americans has shifted away from crowded offices to a new world of solitary work. From freelancers to telecommuters to laid-off workers making do with temporary jobs, an increasing number of Americans are reporting to work each day from a corner of their home, a space in the garage or even a table at the local coffee shop. For some, it's a dream come true. But the transition
Childhood Obesity Epidemic - ABC News
News short on the childhood obesity epidemic. One in five children in the United States is diagnosed with obesity. About 1/4 of kids in the US don't exercise on a regular basis. For the first time in history, this generation may be sicker and die younger than their parents. Grades 5-12. 1:37 min.
Solving Math Problems With a Variable
In this video, a teacher uses a word problem to demonstrate how to solve an equation with a variable. The teacher walks through each step of the problem to arrive at the answer.
U.S. Inches Closer to Civil War
The two steps that result in a Civil War are discussed. The election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern secession and the attack on Fort Sumter lead to the outbreak of the Civil War. A good introduction into causes of Civil War. This video shows how South Carolina attacks the USA and starts the war (2:25).
Faculty thoughts on Innovation at GLS 2011
Professors Lynda Gratton, Kamalini Ramdas, Jeff Skinner and Nader Tavassoli discuss their thoughts on Innovation at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011
Fair Housing Act
In this video clip, see footage of President Johnson discussing the Fair Housing Act of 1968. He soon signed the Fair Housing Act into law in 1968. (1:40)
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
In Microsoft Access, creating a query that uses more than one field means running the query wizard and choosing more than one field from a given table. Title a query that returns information from a specific field in Microsoft Access
Find out how we group stars into constellations. This is a student made video.
Backyard Astronomers (Part 4 of 6) Constellations
This is a ten-minute History Channel documentaryabout constellations.
Stars and Constellations
Learn about the constellations and how to locate them in the night sky. (02:34)
What Is A Constellation?
This is a four minute video that does a good job of explaining why we have constellations and their purpose. Compares the constellations and learning about them to studying a map of the world. Teachers may want to stop the video at times so that the students can better understand the patterns.
What are Constellations?
In this four-minute video, the viewer will learn what constellations are. Some phrases are present to highlight the narrator's words.