The History of World War One 1914-1918
The History of World War One 1914-1918. This is a very short video that goes over the major events about the war. Real footage provides insights into the conditions. Good for students about the study this time period.

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All Systems Go - Interactive Site
In this interactive activity from Kinetic City, Arnold is missing all of his organ systems. The organs of the human body are critical for maintaining conditions that are necessary for life, and must operate in concert with each other to do their jobs. Help Arnold identify these important organ systems and put them back into his body where they belong. Site includes descriptions of each organ, video, and a game with timer.
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Saturn's Mysterious Moons
Note: English subtitles. Some 900 million miles from the Sun in the outer regions of our Solar System orbiting the planet Saturnlies a mysterious world. Enceladus is enveloped in ice. Because nearly all of the sunlight that manages to hit its surface is reflected back into space, its one of the brightest objects in the solar system. It turns out that this distant outpost may harbor subsurface oceans and pre-conditions for life.

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Human Anatomy - Appendix
This is a short (1:44), computer-animated video concerning the structure and function of the appendix. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen.
Note: During the summary the word 'learned' is spelled incorrectly.

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Chasing Tornadoes
From an outsider's perspective, storm chasing might appear to involve hours and hours of boredom, accentuated by a few moments of unimaginable excitement — or terror — depending on one's love or fear of tornadoes. But to tornado researchers, the effort and expense they expend in search of a single tornado-producing storm reflect the importance of these events in terms of their impact on lives and property. This video segment adapted from NOVA follows some of the scientists who study these vi
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Cow Eye Dissection
This interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium delves into the structure and function of the vertebrate eye. Follow a videotaped dissection of a cow eye and then compare and contrast what you've seen with an interactive diagram of the human eye.
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The Anatomy of the Central Nervous System
This is an excellent, concise video giving information through simple animation and commentary. A quote from the video: "The nervous system is a complex network of nerve cells and nerve fibers spread throughout the body. Its function is to interpret, store, and respond to information received from inside and outside."
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Human Regulation: Nervous System: Nerve Function and Reflexes
Professor George Wolfe discusses nerve function and reflexes in human regulation in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format along with notes and illustrations on a white board.  Run time 10:28.
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The Immune System: Structure and Function
How do we combat disease and pathogens? Professor George Wolfe discusses structure and function of the immune system in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format and a white board to aid in the explanation.  Run time 09:31.
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Welcome to North Korea
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org.

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Florene Nightingale Biography, Part II
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded" (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Florene Nightingale Biography, Part I, Section 2
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War....when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded" (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Florence Nightingale Biography, Part III
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a 'pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Florence Nightingale Biography, Part IV
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a 'pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Florence Nightingale Biography, Part V
Final installment of the animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a 'pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' d

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Demonstrative video of the parts of flowers
This video is a fairly simple narration of the parts and function of a flower, together with suggestions for student activities. The video addresses the petals, pistil, stigma, style ovary, stamen, anther, filament, pollen, and sepal.


While this video successfully addresses the structure of the flower, its dialogue is aimed more toward teachers, and suggests a few ideas for activities to do with their students.

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The Dwarf Planet Pluto
A look at The Dwarf Planet Pluto and interesting facts about the planet. The video shows the layers of Pluto, its diameter, surface conditions, distance from the sun, and how close to the sun it is. This video is set to music so students would need to read the information. Run time 05:45.
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Cell Tour - Animation
This animation shows the basic components that make up the animal cell: Mitochondria, Lysosome, Rough ER, Smooth ER, Cytoskeleton, Ribosomes, Nucleus, Chromatin, Nucleoulus, Golgi apparatus - and gives a brief explanation - of the function of each. Run time 02:32.
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Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Membrane
What constitutes a cell? More than any other structures, it's the nucleus, cytoplasm, and membrane. Explore the form and function of these three critical cell parts in this video segment adapted from Carolina Biological Supply's An Introduction to the Living Cell. Closed captioning included.  Run time 03:47.
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Finding a Balance
More than one third of U.S. adults are obese. Weight gain occurs when you consume more calories that your body uses. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight will help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions. The key is FINDING A BALANCE in your lifestyle that includes healthy eating and regular physical activity. Experts advise ways to maintain a healthy weight. Grades 4-12. 4:18 min.
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