The Simplest Motor in the World
This brief video shows a motor made with only a wire and a magnet. It also uses one AAA battery. The video is from a series called "The Tabletop Explainer." Run time 02:18.
What is the magnetic field?
The Tabletop Explainer is an intermittent educational video. Explains what magnetic field lines are, which way they go, and they work. This is a basic video that gives a brief lesson.
Earth is a Giant Magnet!
See what you can really learn about the invisible force of magnetism, through a series of activities and experiments, in this fascinating title from the Science FUNdamentals series.
Magnetic Field - Sixty Symbols
Check out this super powerful magnet - just don't get too close with a video camera! This video discusses magnets, however the magnet they use in this video is really powerful. Video gives information on how a magnet works and the variety of magnets there are. Video is of average quality. Video would be good for middle elementary, middle and high school students. This is an interesting video for any student studying magnetism.
Mission Magnetism: Opposites Attract
Life's a Lab Science Club: Floating Paper Clips, Magnetic Paint, Cow Magnets, Diggin' for Iron, Mapping Magnetic Fields, Wand Magnet Compass, Money Smoothies, and Eddy Current Tubes.
This is a 9 minute video of an afterschool program where various experiments and discussions are conducted using magnets... Teacher's explanations are sometimes difficult to hear.
Why Do Magnets Stick to Things?
This is a brief exploration of magnets and magnetic fields. The narration is accompanied by still images. The video gives the California standards for this topic. (2:21)
The Jamestown Colony
Before the arrival of the English, the Spanish influence in the New World extended from the Chesapeake Bay to the tip of South America. Spanish possessions included the developing cities of Mexico, Peru, and Cuba. Along the northern edge of Spain’s land were small missions and “presidios” or fortresses that stretched from the Atlantic coast, ran along the Gulf of Mexico and extended into the plains of Texas and the Rio Grande River valley. In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh took on one of the fir
This Indonesian tribe believes a woman is more beautiful when she has her teeth chiseled into sharp points.(May be disconcerting when the teeth are chiseled.)
The Last of the Sioux
Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee. The story of the event and how the American soldiers massacred the Indians later. Quotes from Black Elk.
THE LONG WALK Part 1: The Navajos
This six minute video is an overview of the battle with the American soldiers and the Navajos and the events that lead up to this confrontation are explained. A good overview and presents material not usually found in textbooks.
The Present Indicative of verbs ending in -ERE
In this video, we see how to conjugate regular and irregular verbs ending in -ERE. The written words are displayed and pronunciation of all the forms is reviewed. This video is narrated by a native speaker.
Definite and indefinite articles in Italian
This video gives all Italian definite and indefinite articles with many examples. There is audio and the written word. It may be confusing that the speaker says "name" instead of "noun" throughout the video.
Italian Vocabulary - Numbers & How to Tell Time
In this video you will see and hear the Italian words for numbers. The video contains audio in English and Italian and shows the Italian phrases on the screen.
Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
A student shows how to find the GCF of two numbers
The Organ of Corti
Situated in the spiral-shaped cochlea of the inner ear is the organ of Corti. Only one inch long if uncoiled, it bears about twenty-five thousand sound receptor cells with hairlike projections arranged in rows on the basilar membrane. Diagrams show detailed structure of the organ of Corti. Grades 5-12. 1 min.
Electricity Song from School House Rock
Learn about electricity and circuits with this 3 minute music video from School House Rock. (03:00)
Energy and Electricity in Science : How Does Electricity Light Up a Bulb?
Electricity is used to light up a bulb by heating up the tungsten filament to the point that it glows white. Find out why light bulbs burn out with information from science teacher, Steve Jones. There are English captions.
A history of LEDs, and how to make an LED from scratch
A tour through the world of the light-emitting diode (LED). Learn who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. Very geeky, but cool for electronics buffs. Documentary.
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
Introduction to Electricity Uses and Sources
This cartoon video introduces students to electricity, through song and simple animations. "Flip that switch and what do you get?---Electricity! Where do you think it all comes from?" Some of the key vocabulary words include: electricity, magnet, wires, static electricity, currents, circuits, generator, power plant, voltage, and watts. (3:01).