Use of the Rabbit Intestine in Smooth Muscle Pharmacology Experiments: A New Approach
This exercise is suitable for general physiology or zoology teaching laboratories.
Images of the Sun
Skylab's solar experiments captured images of the sun in incredible detail and revealed unknown aspects of the Sun.
Gealt - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem Gealt which is on the leaving cert course.
Electing a U.S. President - in Plain English
This video is a simple guide to understanding the U.S. election process, particularly the Electoral College. The video uses illustrations and simple descriptions to help you understand how a U.S. president is elected. (03:43)
I Have a Dream: A Celebration of Black History Month
This is five minute, student created salute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other figures in Black History. It was done by students grades K-6 who were performing for the very first time.
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation says that everything with massive particle in the universe attracts all other massive particles. This force is called gravity. (06:27)
Present Continuous - Examples
A colorful slide show with animations where you can read sentences in the present continuous and see images of different characters performing the activities. (01:57)
Soccer Tricks: Scissors
This selection features a video of a licensed soccer coach demonstrating the soccer trick called scissors. The coach explains the strategy as it is demonstrated. ( 1:10)
How To Strike the Soccer Ball With the Laces
Coach Vance Carlisle demonstrates an effective drill for learning how to strike the soccer ball with the laces on top of your foot so you can shoot on goal with more power and drive during play on the soccer field. ( 1:55)
How To Shoot Three Pointers In Basketball
This 1:24 minute video has some quality issues, but offers a brief overview of how to take a three point shot. Too brief to help most students and does not show the proper way to hold the ball or how to aim or follow-through. Best used as an introduction.
Flowers by StudyJams
Flowering plants have many parts that are required for reproduction. These parts, including the stamen, pistil, and ovary work together to make seeds through the process of fertilization. This cartoon animated video from StudyJams uses simple terms and clever animation to help teach about flowers. The video would be a nice addition to a lesson on pollination, fertilization, sexual reproduction, or the parts of a flower. A short quiz is also included in this link.
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata (Animated Score, 1st mvt.) Piano Solo
Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata as Seen Through Data
This video shows Stephen Malinowski playing the first movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. The sheet music scrolls by at the bottom, and a bar graph scrolls across the top. The colors indicate the "pitch class" of the notes; that is, every C# is a certain color (blue), every E is a certain color (olive green), etc. The piece is in the key of C# minor, so there's lots of blue and green, especially at the beginning and end. (07:33)
How to Deal With Tantrums
The three minute video explains the two types of tantrums and suggests ways to deal with them. Many examples are given and the important aspects of giving an audience to a tantrum be avoided.
The NAACP and Civil Rights History
This 2:25 long video starts with Brown vs. Kansas Topeka Board of Education and continues through the major historic events that led to the passing of Civil Rights legislation.
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
ISS Update - May 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 5, 2011.
ISS Update - May 9, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 9, 2011.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 1
A video recap of flight day 1 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
"Nature" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poetry reading)
Longfellow was a great poet with a great attitude to life. He's often criticised but there are few poets who could write a sonnet as good as this one. The first painting, "Hand in Hand" came from this site: http://mikiaboom.wordpress.com/2007/11/11/hand-in-hand/ "Joseph's Dream", 1790, was painted by Gaetano Gandolfi As a fond mother, when the day is o'er, Leads by the hand her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, And leave his broken playthings on the floor, Still ga
Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi