Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Types of Clay for Ceramics
There are different types of clay used for a particular kind of ceramic work such as throwing on the wheel, hand building, or Raku. Find out what types of clay are good for ceramics .English captions. (3:28)
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
Pictures of South America
Pictures of South America including Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca,Bolivia. (Amateur video with text, slides and music)
Traveling South America
This is a video of a two year world trip in South America. On this movie it travels from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia to Argentina. Note: There is no sound on this video.
Iguazu - The Most Spectacular Waterfalls in the World Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Iguazu Falls Brazil side
Video of Iguazu Falls, awesome pictures.
This 2:12 video provides visual examples of the distinct French landscape. France is the largest country in the western Europe with its eastern border containing mountains such as Mt. Blac, the tallest mountain in western Europe. Southeastern France is home to Western Europe's deepest canyon, the Gorge of Verdon. This nation also contains Western Europe's largest river delta, the Kamar (Camargue). A good overview of this nation's landforms.
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.
WSU innovation improves drowsy driver detection
SPOKANE, Wash.—Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/?p=127533
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
Clara Barton and the Founding of the Red Cross
A 1:45 video of Clara Barton who was a teacher, but suffered a nervous breakdown and went back to school and turned to helping others who were injured and sick at a time before women had rights. Good images.
Deforestation refers to the clearing or cutting down of trees. This video shows images of The Amazon rainforest and there is background music. It refers to the way the forest is being cut down and why we need to stop it. Run time 01:37.
Trojan Safety 101
The USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers this video featuring crime-prevention tips related to theft, alcohol and bicycles. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about campus safety and emergency preparedness at USC: http://emergencyprep.usc.edu/ Learn more about the USC Department of Public Safety: http://capsnet.usc.edu/dps/
Tarantulas in Nevada
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Brian Wignall talks with a naturalist about tarantulas. Learn some of the physical differences between male and female tarantulas, how tarantulas defend themselves against predators, the technique they use to capture prey that compensates for their poor vision, and why females tend to outlive males.
Watch a Young Tarantula Molt-Discovery Channel
This short Discovery Channel video shows a young tarantula molting. The video gives good facts about tarantulas.
The Spider that Invented the Wheel
The Namib Desert is home to the Golden Wheel Spider with one very uniqueway of escape. He digs under the desert sand to prevent wasps from attacking. This spider also "carthwheels" away at an amazingly fast speed as shown in this 1:43 long video. Students will like this video and the lesson on adaption has begun.
How to Reclaim Rain Water
This 6:20 tutorial shows how to reclaim rain water to re-use at home. It is mainly a member of Tree People talking about the importance of saving rain water.
Link Between Healthy Air and Healthy Lungs
Exposure to indoor pollutants such as dust, mold, tobacco smoke, and other strong odors are linked to making asthma worse. Air quality can be a problem anywhere in your home– the basement, family room, kitchen and bedroom. Sandra Rinomato, renowned realtor and host of Property Virgins, and air quality expert Brian Stocks, take you on a room-by-room tour to improve the air in your home. Run time 04:45.
Teadching Reading With Children's Rhymes
In this clip learn some examples of children's rhymes such as having kids clap with the rhymes. An award winning teacher talks about teaching kids how to read using rhymes.