Earth's Global Electric Circuit - Atmospheric Electricity
We live inside Earth's "global electric circuit," sharing our atmosphere with sprites, elves, blue jets, and other electric phenomena. Scientists have been developing a model to explain the phenomenon we experience with electrical activities. (4:21)
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 6
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This sixth chapter gives an explanation of the disposal process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
This video provides an illustration of the mechanism of actions within the human body. In great detail you will see an animated version of your nucleus. This video clip is not narrated. (1:34)
Impressionism: A French Art Movement
This is a student-created slideshow (with words) about Impressionism.(03:50)
Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
Perfect Square Trinomials - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation of Perfect Square Trinomials and presents an example that demonstrates how to recognize perfect square trinomials for easier factoring. (1:31)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Create a Green Roof, Cool a City
Inspirational video showing the benefits of creating green roofs, gardens on roof tops. In this video we look at two of New York's most impressive green roofs to find out how they can help cities cool off and clean up. At a state of the art research station on the roof of Silvercup Studios in Queens, Riverwired's Pulse talks to green roof specialist Leslie Hoffman about how a few plants can reduce water pollution, cool an "urban heat island" by 100 degrees, and improve air quality.(4:59)
Volume of Cones
This video demonstrates how to find the volume of a cone by using the formula for the area of a circle for one of the bases and then multiplying by one-third of the height of the cone. This formula is very similar to cylinder and prism volume formulas. (4:36)
Classical Conditioning Explained (Pavlov's Dogs)
Classical conditioning explained using actual footage from Pavlov's experiment. (Professional video)
Dr. William J. Abraham, "Terrorism, Forgiveness, and Justice."
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Tides with Tim and Moby
Take a night swim with Tim and Moby in this BrainPOP movie as they
discover how the Moon controls tides on Earth and how tides provide us with energy! The link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
Ant-like robots create complex glowing patterns
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/ant-like-robots-create-complex-glowing-patterns.html
Culture Class: Holidays in Japan #1 - New Year’s Day
Learn more about Japanese culture with JapanesePod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Japanese holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson audio series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn all [...]
Ulysses S. Grant
Histrical portraits are shown of Ulysses S Grant as "Battle Cry of Freedom" is played in the background.
Tools and Supplies: How to Make a Puppet
This is a three-minute video, which is part of a series, about how to make puppets. The video goes into some detail and provides good examples. The entire series is located on the same opening page as this video. If a sewing machine required, please allow a responsible adult to help you.
Creating a Lesson In Moodle - Tutorial
A tutorial for creating a simple Lesson with the free, open source course management system for online called Moodle. There is an introduction to be read and then a video tutorial (3:17)
Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
This patient education program discusses Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, including the anatomy of the digestive system, causes and effects, signs and symptoms, possible complications, and treatment options for GERD with their benefits and side effects. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The Inner Planet Mercury
Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the Solar System, orbiting the Sun once every 88 days. It completes three rotations about the axis for every two orbits. Mercury is bright when viewed from Earth, ranging from −2.0 to 5.5 in apparent magnitude, but is not easily seen as its greatest angular separation from the Sun is only 28.3°. Since Mercury is normally lost in the glare of the Sun, unless there is a solar eclipse, Mercury can only be viewed in morning or evening twilight.
The Nine Planets - Mercury
This short clip is an overview of Mercury and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (01:25)