Animation of Joint Movement, Part 1
There is no narration or sound; the video features simple animation showing how human joints move. (57 seconds)
How to Make Foam Science Experiment
In this video kids can learn a fun and easy science experiment. Watch as they show you how to make foam. The experiment uses vinegar and baking soda and is an example of a chemical reaction. Run time 01:09.
The Proud Crow
This animated tale shows the story of a proud crow who was not very kind and who finally needs to ask for help to save his life. He finally learns about his own limitations.
The King's Breakfast-Read A Loud
This is the story of a king who wanted some butter for his bread. He was offered marmalade instead and that made him feel sad. Everybody then moves to get him the butter he wants so that he can feel better. He claims he is not a fussy king, but he just wanted butter!
Baby's Own Aesop: The Fox and the Crane, an illustration by Walter Crane
Here the sly Fox invited the long-necked Crane to dinner but served soup on a flat plate knowing full well that poor Crane's bill would get nothing. Crane then returned the favor when they next met; he served soup in a long bottle, and the Fox got nothing! Sound has some microphone feedback. Moral: Two can play that game!
Public domain material from Project Gutenberg. Audio by Dennis Sayers for Librivox (audio recording is also in the public domain). (1:03)
The Crocodile and The Monkey Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (12:07)
Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (12:07)
Norse Mythology: The Gods of Asgard
Video discusses Thor and the defender of Asgard. He had four items to help him protect Asgard. The best known and most feared was the war hammer called Mjollnir, The Destroyer. Next to Thor in strength was Vidar. The guardian of Asgard was Heimdall, not much is known about his origins. The war god is also discussed: Tire, was braver than Thor but not as powerful. Baldur was the brother of Thor and was considered the beautiful god. Hodur, the blind god
"I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died" Poem by Emily Dickinson
This film, created in 1960 by Lynn Tomlinson, artistically uses clay-on-glass animation to illustrate Emily Dickinson's poem "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died." Melissa Miller artfully reads the poem, during which we hear the sound of a fly buzzing loudly. The film is mostly in brown and white with splashes of color throughout. (1:43)
C.D. Wright reads "Lake Echo, Dear"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features C.D. Wright reading "Lake Echo, Dear." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Phillis Wheatley - A documentary
Who was Phillis Wheatley? - American slave and poet. A documentary presented by a man who is directly sharing the information. You see the man on the screen as he shares information about Phillis Wheatley and her poetry. Some of the information he shares scrolls across the screen. (4:11)
Winter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake. (03:52)
What are snowflakes and how do they form? Find out in this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following key concepts: snowflakes, ice crystals, snowflake formation, dendrites, growth of dendrites, snowflake types, triangular snowflakes, and that no two snowflakes are alike. A ten question, fill in the blank quiz is at the conclusion of this video.
The Snowflake Man-- A Short Film About Wilson Bentley
A short documentary by Chuck Smith about Wilson A. Bentley (1865-1931), the first man to ever photograph a snowflake. There are still and moving images of Wilson Bentley in this video. There are also images of his still photographs of snowflakes. (08:33)
Lightning Storms Around the World
This is a video of images of lightning storms from around the world. (04:46)
One Bus, a Bunch of Bags, and 80 young Mechanical Engineers in Hong Kong
On Saturday, 1st November 2008, eighty young engineers and engineering students turned up at Rocky Bay near Shek O, with one common goal: cleaning our shores and educating beach goers.
International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, initiated by Ocean Conservancy, began 23 years ago in Texas, USA when almost 3,000 citizens removed 124 tonnes of trash from 122 miles of coastline. Sincethen, ICC Day has become an annual event held all over the world on the third Saturday in September.
French Music but easily understood story for all ages.
Best Beginner Salsa Dance Lesson
This demonstration shows an extended basic Salsa step.(It is demonstrated from different angles. 6:54)
Anterior Bone Landmarks of the Humerus
Labelled diagram of the humerus is used to point out major features and correctly pronounce the terms. Blank diagram encourages students to practice terms they have learned. Grades 9-12. 1:50 min.
Bones Landmarks of the Foot
Labelled diagram is used to point out major features of the foot bones and to properly pronounce the terms. Blank diagram at the end encourages students to practice the terms. Grades 9-12. 1:34 min.
Molecular Visualization of DNA Replication
3-D animation of the process of DNA replication at the molecular level. Shows the replication fork, the leading strand with continual replication, and the lagging strand where the okzaki fragments are being produced. No narration. Set to music. (01:24)