Fantastic Underwater Video of Ocean Life
With vibrant video clips captured by submarines, David Gallo takes us to some of Earth's darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the valleys and volcanic ridges of the oceans' depths, where life is bizarre, resilient and shockingly abundant. The video shows one species that can grow to be 150 feet long...and it has 'fishing lures'!
The sargassum fish can camouflage itself to look exactly like a sargassum plant and ambush unsuspecting prey with deadly ease. See these fish in action as well as learn information about them. The video can be used with a lesson on animal defenses and adaptations, specifically camouflage, protective resemblance, and mimicry. Run time 01:42.
Amphibians May Give Us Clues to Our Changing Climate
Changes in amphibian populations may offer clues to changes in our climate. In the Rock Mountains scientists spend their summers studying wind, weather, plant life and amphibians. The salamander population in this area fluctuates year to year and they are trying to determine if this decline is caused by global warming or humans. Run time 03:14.
Tom Price, Ultimate Green Farmer
He's a great example of what we all should try to become. With a unique composting facility, Price does his part to pitch in to save the environment.
A circus strongman and a clown help present the physics definition of work. Concept: Work = force x distance. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
Nuclear Power Explained : Climate of Hope : Part 2
This partly-animated documentary takes viewers on a tour through the science of climate change, the nuclear fuel chain, and the remarkable energy revolution that is under way. Some of the images may be disturbing to younger viewers. (09:26)
Conservation of Energy
Using the law of conservation of energy to see how potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Harmonic Motion The music and mathematics of nature. The restoring force and inertia of any stable mechanical system cause objects to execute simple harmonic motion, a phenomenon that repeats itself in perfect time.
The music and mathematics of nature. The restoring force and inertia of any stable mechanical system cause objects to execute simple harmonic motion, a phenomenon that repeats itself in perfect time.
The Giant Nose-Basher
Professor Ephraim Fischbach demonstrates the giant nose-basher in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. Professor demonstrates and explains energy conservation with a bowling ball. Run time 05:49.
How is Glass Made?
This video is used at the Columbus Museum of Art to show how glass can change from solid to fluid and back again. The artists at Jason Antol Studios in Columbus, Ohio, graciously performed the demonstrations on camera. Several questions are presented throughout the video and a 10-second on-screen countdowns allow the viewer a chance to answer each question. The video is presented with background music. (04:38)
How to Make Flubber or Slime
Making flubber or slime is a fun project that involves mixing diluted Elmer's glue with a bit of dissolved borax to cross-link the molecules, creating a solid-like consistency from two liquids. Create a gooey substance at home with a demonstration from a science teacher in this video. Run time 02:35.
"Hope is a Tattered Flag" Poem by Carl Sandburg
The words of the poem "Hope is a Tattered Flag" by Carl Sandburg are flashed too quickly on screen, with carefully-selected still color and black-and-white photographs. Non-narrated, with piano accompaniment. (1:32)
"If" Poem by Rudyard Kipling
How does one master the art of living? When can one say that the earth and everything in it is within one's grasp? When does a boy ever become a man? Rudyard Kipling provides the answers in this video that recites his poem "If" while showing his words on the screen, and photos of his life and times. List of sources. (3:12)
"The Smugglers Song" Poem by Rudyard Kipling
Murray Lachlan Young reads "The Smugglers Song" by Rudyard Kipling. This audio recording shows one image on the screen while the poem is being recited. (2:33)
Video shows how warm fronts are shown on weather maps and what warm fronts are. The video also includes the cloud types that are seen before a warm front occurs, the temperature changes, the wind changes, and the air pressure changes. Video gives all basic information needed to understand warm fronts. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary age students, especially for students who are studying weather in science.
Plato Part 2
Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one
of the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic
figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's
dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.
Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Step Snap
Step snap is a very cool hip hop dance move for kids. Learn the step snap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. English captions. (1:14)
Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Shoe Tap
Shoe tap hip hop dance moves starts off with a very simple toe tapping movement. Learn the shoe tap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. Easy to follow the instructor-English captions. (1:11)
Lindy Hop - Hellzapoppin (1941)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers excerpt from "Hellzapoppin" (1941) featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees). (2:22)
Jitterbug Dance Sequence
Head Over Heels demonstrates a dance sequence they learned from David Dalmo.