Where Can We See Geography at Work?
This video discusses a number of fields and disciplines in which geography can be found. It answers the question of why geography is how important it is in our daily lives.
How Green Screens Work - How Stuff Works
Chromakey or "green screen" effects are the fundamental element of the breath taking visuals you see in movies like Star Wars: Episode III and King Kong. Watch this video to learn how green screens work. 1:18 min.
How Scientists Work: Scientific Method's Five Steps
This five minute video explains the scientific method and how experiments are used. A teacher should have a handout to accompany this video that has the five steps and ask the students to use it. 04:42.
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
How Telescopes Work- Elementary Science
This is a short, animated narrated video (02:00) that offers information about how telescopes work. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions. Terrestrial telescopes and astronomical telescopes are briefly discussed.
Teaching The Silent E Rule Word Work
In Responsive Reading Instruction, a reading intervention
published by Sopris West, teachers use a variety of strategies to
develop students' understanding and skills in phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, letter-sound correspondence, sight word
recognition, decoding, and spelling. Watch this clip for a sample of
"Teaching The Silent E Rule", one of the activities in Responsive
Reading Instruction. For more information on Responsive Reading
What is Wifi and How Does Wifi Work?
What is WiFi and how does WiFi work? T Wifi is used basically with computerw but will also work with the iPhone. A router sends out information wirelessly through radio signals. This lecturer offers an easy-to-understand answer. (6:35)
How Does a Computer Modem Work?
A computer modem works by using phone tones as substitutes for binary code, and the modem receiving these signals translates them back into a usable form. Discover how DSL modems work differently than dial-up modems. (1:50)
How Elevators and Pulleys Work
This is a short (01:08), but well-done, simply-animated video (with narration) that shows how elevators and pulleys work.
Our World: How Pulleys Work
In this NASA video segment an aerospace engineer explains how pulleys work and how they are used to lift and transport the space shuttle. (03:07)
How Levers Work
Video describes the parts of a lever, vocabulary involved in a lever, and how a lever works by shifting the weight from end to end. 1:43
How Does a Solenoid Work?
A solenoid works by having electricity flow through its copper
wire that is provided by a power supply and a switch. Learn how a
solenoid becomes a magnet when electricity is supplied to it with
information from a science teacher in this video.
How Things Work : How Is Electricity Generated?
Electricity is generated by introducing conducting wire, usually copper or aluminum, to a magnetic field. Learn more about how electricity is generated from a math and science teacher, Steve Jones.
How Does an Electric Circuit Work?
An electric circuit works by using conductors to carry a current
from one place to another after a power supply gives energy to the
current. learn the difference between conductors and insulators, as well as what the best conductors are, with information from a science
teacher in this video.
Hinduism: The 2nd Yoga - Work
This is another part of the interview to Hindu Monk Yogeshananda. He talks about the second Yoga and what it represents. He gives examples and the goal of this second Yoga and the importance it has.
How the Kidneys Work
This is brief, computer-animated video of an overview of the kidneys and their function in the human body.
Learn How the Kidneys Work
How do our kidneys filter our blood stream? This video deomonstrates and explains how our kidneys work by making a model using a water bottle, fish tank tubing, funnel, coffee filters, food coloring and water. Run time 03:52.
How Sunburns Work - How Stuff Works
Why do some people tan, and others burn? Learn why skin works the way that it does. Explains what happens after your skin gets too much sun. Grades 5-12. 58 sec.
Algebra Word Problem: Work
For high school students. Seasoned math instructor demonstates an algebra word problem on a white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
What's a Terrarium and How does it Work?
A short segment explaining what a terrarium is and how it works. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solvers.)