Ian Morison on Water and the Search for Life on Mars
Water and the Search for Life on Mars - There have been several attempts to prove the existence of life on Mars, from signs of water to face images in the surface. Ian Morison reviews the evidence and offers his thoughts. (03:23)
Methane on Mars
NASA scientists have discovered methane on Mars. Scientists are not yet sure what is creating this gas, but the explanation could be biological or geological. Professional quality video. (02:25)
Comparing Mars to Earth
How does Mars compare to Earth?" Susanne Vennerstrom – Danish National Space Center/TUD. Discusses similarities and differences with Earth and Mars. Especially interested in Mars’ changes, denser atmosphere, presence of water. That could be related to the magnetic field of Mars (which unlike the Earth) it has no protective field to protect it from the solar wind. Run time 03:18.
Snow Falls on Mars
September 30, 2008- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from martian clouds, and its soil testing shows further evidence of the planet's watery past, scientist say. Run time 01:46.
This brief video shows footage of the planet Mars. Describes the physical characteristics of it and why scientist's believe there was once water there. Run time 0:30
The Planet Mars
This video shows the mass of Mars, distance to the Sun, what the atmosphere consists of, surface makeup, and what gives Mars its red color. Video shows Mars' clouds and what they consist of. This video is set to music, words are on the page, there is no reading.The video has a lot of good pictures. Run time 10:02.
Rotation, Seasons, and the Surface of Planet Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the "Red Planet" because of its reddish appearance as seen from Earth.
A terrestrial planet, Mars has a thin atmosphere and surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth. It is the site of Olympus Mons, the highest known mountain in the solar system, and of Val
What Is the Surface Gravity of Mars?
What Is the Surface Gravity of Mars? The surface gravity of Mars is 39 percent of Earth's surface gravity, and it is measured at 3.8 meters per second. Find out how surface gravity is calculated with help from a science teacher. (01:41)
Encouraging Teamwork Amongst Students
Good video that shows how students can learn to work together using a bouncy ball and tubes. Would make a good activity at the beginning of the year or if there were difficulties early in the year. Grades 5-12. 1:54 min.
Motivating Students in the classroom
Are your students bored? Are they falling asleep in class? Learn different strategies you can use in your classroom to motivate students to WANT to learn using self-motivation. (4:33)
How to Motivate Students While Tutoring
This video is part of the series: Educational Tools. Motivating students is the key element in making sure that tutoring sessions with students are successful. Some tips that are suggested in this video include switching subjects and giving them breaks.
Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland. This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.
Paper Heart Garland : Paper Heart Garland: Cut Frames
Continuing from Step 4 to make paper heart garland. This video explains how to cut smaller hearts out of the larger hearts to create frames.
How to Make a Bagel Christmas Ornament
This video demonstrates how to create an ornament out of a bagel. In the demonstration she show how to dip a bagel in varnish, allow it to dry and then adorn it with holiday ribbon and a sprig of holly.
Four Leaf Clover Pattern Craft
A one minute demonstration on how to make a four leaf clover. This craft is perfect for St. Patrick's Day patterns and decorations.
Learn French - Tous en Scène, Part 5
This brief video, which focuses on various activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, would be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
How to Make A Small Wood Table For Dolls
This video demonstrates how to make a small wood doll table. The materials that are needed are wood slat, four popsicle sticks, paint and brush, and glue. There is no narration in video. It provides a visual step by step demonstration.
Alphabet Chant (regular version)
This is the "regular" version of the Alphabet Chant (but preceded by the hip-hop version.) Lyrics are included on the screen. (01:21)
How to Make Chocolate-Covered Popcorn
Learn how to create a no-bake chocolate-covered popcorn snack from a private chef and caterer. She shows how to pop regular popcorn and then cover it with chocolate that is made from 2 tablespoons of butter, 1 1/2 tablespoons of milk, 2 tablespoons of light corn syrup, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder and a dash of salt.
Eggnog Cheesecake: Eggs
In this part the eggs are pulsed into eggnog cheesecake batter after all of the ingredients are fully incorporated. The baker demonstrates how to add eggs to the cheesecake batter.