Acids, Alkalis and Bases: an Introduction
Defining and explaining acids, bases, and alkalis, from an ionic standpoint, and introducing the pH scale.
How to create subtitles with QuickTime
A tutorial on how to create subtitles with QuickTimePro.
Accidental find heralds new weapon in war on mosquitos
June 20 - A chemical compound, with the potential to produce an insect repellent thousands of times more effective than anything currently available, has been discovered by scientists at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The discovery came about accidentally during research to find new ways of fighting malaria. Rob Muir reports.
ISS Update - June 20, 2011
The International Space Station video update for June 20, 2011.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
Salud Pública y Atención Primaria de Salud (2011)-G373
El objetivo general de la asignatura es introducir a los estudiantes en los conceptos básicos de la Salud Pública y de la Atención Primaria de salud, con especial énfasis en los determinantes político-sociales, culturales y ambientales para aplicarlos en la atención a la salud del individuo, la familia y la Comunidad.
Reading Comprehension Strategies : Tips on Reading Comprehension
In order to improve reading comprehension, there needs to be motivation for holding ideas together and concentration to promote good studying techniques. Find out how a wide variety of reading materials can help improve a person's interest in reading with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this free video on reading. John Conlon enjoyed 29 years as the performing arts professor at UMass Boston. He has a PhD in English and has been in theatre all his life. For mid
Systems and Subsystems, Basic Facts
NASA Connect segment explaing basic facts about systems and subsystems. The video also introduces the study of Earth System Science. (05:54) The video is slightly blurry at times.
The Aviation and Police Alphabet - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie
This video presents the letters and words of the NATO phonetic alphabet, more formally the international radiotelephony spelling alphabet (according to Wikipedia). Only the letters with words are shown with a voice-over of their pronunciations. Note, this is called a "phonetic" alphabet, but it is NOT meant for teaching phonics. Caution: The "W" is represented by the word "whiskey." (1:18)
Learn to Play Tennis in Minutes
This is a three minute video for beginners. It moves slowly and gives clear instructions.
If you are happy
In this video children are singing the song and acting it out. (1:07)
How to Choose the Right Bird Feeder
A three minute interview wit Susan Maranhao about using bird feeders to attract birds to your yard and it includes different types of birds as well. Good instructions.
Deborah Gordon Digs Ants
With a dusty backhoe, a handful of Japanese paint markers and a few students in tow, Deborah Gordon digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert in search of keys to understanding complex systems. Deborah has spent years sucking insects from their nests, color-coding their abdomens with paint pens, and monitoring the movements of individual ants within colonies. She specifically discusses the ants life cycle, mating habits, colony size and age, task allocation, network of chambers, forging, and
This is a video featuring the Electric Ray. (01:22) The video is too short and makes you want to know more. The end of the video is an advertisement.
Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar. The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
Que Hora Es - What Time Is It?
Learn the vocabulary and grammar associated with asking for and giving time in Spanish. You need to already know your numbers 1-30 before working on this lesson. Run time 07:27.
Discovery NASA: Methane in Space
Methane, a building block for life, has been discovered for the first time on a planet 63 light years away from Earth. James Williams researches the implications of the find. This 2:12 video explains what planet was studied and where the search for life outside of Earth may lead.
The Pampas of Europe (Hortobagy) - 1933
About a hundred miles north-east of Budapest lies a great level stretch of land known as the Hortobagy Plain. This 2:23 old video shows it and provides students a look at what life was like prior to the modern era. Using Google to show this land would be of value.
How to Go Green: Earth Day 2009
Watch and learn a few tips on leading a more eco-friendly life. These
tips are from Earth Day 2009. Go Green!
Brain simulation animation
Excellent video that enables students to make choices and even "handle" medical equipment. Students need a word wall or handout to keep track of the medical terms used.