Intertidal Zone
This video segment from NOVA: "The Sea Behind the Dunes" explores the often-overlooked ecosystem of the salt marsh, focusing on the plants that provide both a physical structure for the community and the building blocks for the detrital food chain that exists there. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:52.
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Lewis and Clark's Expedition to the West
Video accompanied by text. "The Louisiana Purchase offered the United States much needed room to grow and access to an abundance of natural resources, waterways, and fertile farmland. Countless opportunities awaited the Americans, but they would first have to locate them. The Louisiana Territory was so large that France could not accurately define its contents or borders. Jefferson took advantage of the ambiguous agreement and asserted that it included the Missouri River, western Florida, New Or
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Life in the Oceans
This short but thorough video describes several animals and plants found in the ocean's environment. Starting with the tiniest creatures, plankton, and continuing through the food chain in the open sea like fish and whales. It also discusses organisms in the polar seas, such as cod, seals, and halibut and continues on to the warm coral reefs in the tropical seas with animals like the lobsters.  They address animals living in the shallow waters and tidal pools, such as barnacles, muscles, and
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Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR's Robert Krulwich and medical animator and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses. (MHS gr 7 1C)

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Parkinson's Disease Research
This video looks at current research into treatments for Parkinson's Disease, including genetically modified viruses and stem cell treatments. This video interview explains the hope and challenges that have been encountered. 4:35 min.
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Cell Phone Bacteria
This spot done by Nicole Brady of KOB-TV in Albuquerque shows how many Germs can accumulate on your Cell Phone. Short news clip reminds people the health issues associated with unsanitary phones. Grades 5-12. 3:01 min.
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Immune Cells in Action
In this video segment from The Secret of Life, you'll look through a microscope at a virus attacking a cell. Viruses continue to replicate until they break apart the host cell and start spreading throughout the body, destroying healthy cells along the way. You'll learn how the immune system overpowers a virus with white blood cells and creates the antibodies that kill the same types of viruses quickly if they return. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:40.
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Dengue Virus
This visualization adapted from the University of Massachusetts Medical School represents the process by which a dengue virus releases its genetic contents inside a host cell, allowing viral replication. The key players are proteins found on the viral surface called envelope proteins, which change their structure when the virus is endocytosed, or taken inside the cell. This structural change enables the viral membrane to fuse with the endosomal membrane, and the virus' RNA to enter the cytoplasm
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Oscar Wilde Bio 7
A&E Biography.  His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail.  There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read.  Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie.  On May 18, 1897, he’s released from prison.  He meets up with Bosie.  Constance gets mad, takes his allowance away and forbids him from seeing his children.  Four months later she dies and the las
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Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (1/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
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Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (2/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
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Habitats

Learn the basics about habitats. Discusses what a habitat is, what an organism is, where an organism lives, and what lives in each habitat. The different habitats that are discusses are ponds and fields. It discusses why certain animals, insects, and plants live where they do.  Also discusses predator and prey and what a food chain is.  This is a good video for young children.


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Magic School Bus Hops Home
Wanda brings Bella, her pet bullfrog, to school and starts to set up a habitat for her in the classroom. Bella has other ideas, however. She hops out the window and heads for parts unknown. The class hops after her - in the Magic School Bus turned bullfrog. After searching in a few habitats, the kids find Bella in a lovely pond that’s just right for a frog to live in. But how will Bella escape the predator heron? And if Bella lives there, won’t Wanda be lonely without her? Students will lear
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Influenza virus explained - how humans catch flu
This is a 2 minute animated video about influenza and how humans get the flu. It takes you on the journey of an influenza virus, how it is contracted, attack attacks, and ultimately departs from the cell of an infected person.
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Capillary
Video clip shows a microscopic blood vessel only one cell layer thick, so that individual blood cells must move through single file. Grades 5-12. 13 seconds.
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Global Darkness Catastrophe - What Really Killed Dinosaurs? - BBC Science
The disappearance of the plants for a long period of time provides scientists with a clue as to why the dinosaurs were forced into extinction. (02:02) This is a clip from a larger segment.
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Neitzsche value 3 of 6

Giants of Philosophy video. Video continues with Neitzsche’s discussion of human life and its separation of nature.  He says they are grown together, and man is holy nature.  Neitzsche reinterprets our human nature in entirely naturalistic terms.  He wants to dispel the idea that we were created by God in his image and to draw attention instead to the conditions in life in which human life was really developed.   He does not th
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What's a Nano?
Ebony and her cousin Jasmine take you on a trip to the museum to discover what a nano is. Ebony knows that nanotechnology is helping make electronics, like her cell phone, smaller and smaller. But that's about all they knew about nanotechnology until they caught the Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show at the Museum of Science in Boston. The jugglers introduce the girls to the nanoworld. They learned from the Nano Brothers that a nanometer is one billionth of a meter. The girls then go o
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Magic School Bus Goes to Seed
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they get a bugs-eye view of the school garden and how seeds are created.  This Magic School Bus video will cover the following concepts: (1) Seeds are the way that most plants make new plants. The seed is created inside the flower of the plant.  and (2) A seed can travel long distances and wait for the conditions to be right before sprouting.  Run time 22 minutes.
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