Structure of the Heart
Structure and function of the heart. Explains how cardiac muscle tissue allows the heart to beat. Color animation with narration. 1:48 min.
Kepler - A Search for Habitable Planets
Kepler is a critical component in NASA's broader efforts to ultimately find and study planets where Earth-like conditions may be present. Kepler looks for the Habitable Zone... which is where scientists believe that water may be. Professional video. Run time 07:27.
In this video adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn how the common wood frog survives the cold winter. Wood frogs are found in the northern United States and Canada and must endure freezing cold temperatures for parts of the year. In order to survive the cold, they have a special adaptation—they are able to freeze solid without damaging their cells. Sugar acts like a natural antifreeze in their bodies, allowing them to spend the winter frozen and then resume function in the spring. Run time 03:3
Photosynthesis, Part 1
This is a short slidecast of the process of photosynthesis that starts with a defintion. A quote from the video: "The primary function of photosynthesis is to produce organic compounds useful to the cell. This is accomplished by using light, carbon dioxide, and water. Overall, photosynthesis converts light energy from the Sun to chemical energy."
French Lesson Week 2-Leçon 2 [Expressions With Avoir/Être]
Lesson about expressions using 'be,' (etre) and 'have,' (avoir) in French. These expressions are used to describe moods, feelings and physical conditions.
Diagnosing ADHD Illumistream Health video. Host is Dr. Matthew H. Erdelyi, Ph. D. It can be tough to diagnose ADHD. Symptoms of ADHD include impatience, fidgeting, and an inability to focus. Children with ADHD are intelligent and extremely creative, they have less control over their impulses. Diagnosing ADHD is tricky, there is no blood test, MRI, or medical procedure. Only a doctor can diagnose ADHD, when looking for a doctor look for on
Illumistream Health video. Host is Dr. Matthew H. Erdelyi, Ph. D. It can be tough to diagnose ADHD. Symptoms of ADHD include impatience, fidgeting, and an inability to focus. Children with ADHD are intelligent and extremely creative, they have less control over their impulses. Diagnosing ADHD is tricky, there is no blood test, MRI, or medical procedure. Only a doctor can diagnose ADHD, when looking for a doctor look for on
Show Me Science-The Science of Light
The human eye may only be capable of seeing a small fraction of the electromagnetic spectrum that comes off the sun, but without this ability to see visible light portion of the spectrum we would be unable to function. Show Me Science: The Science of Light studies the light that the sun produces, and its effects on Earth's life forms. The program also demonstrates how a solar eclipse takes place, how light is reflected and seen by the human eye, and how light is much more than just a visual medi
The Frontal Lobes: Cognition and Awareness
Explains the importance of the frontal lobe in human behavior, and covers brain function, diagnostic assessment, cognitive function, evolution, and personality. Highlights some case studies to illustrate key frontal capacities.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-What We Grow and Where It Goes
What We Grow and Where It Goes - Wisconsin's climate and soils provide prime conditions for agriculture. These natural factors, combined with land use decisions, make agriculture one of the state's most important businesses. The diverse crops produced in Wisconsin connect the state to the global agricultural economy and continually affect the way people in Wisconsin live, work, and use the landscape. This program discusses agriculture's prominent place in Wisconsin's economy, spotlights se
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Video shows the immigrants coming to America and how they took any job to survive. This is the story of many workers who worked long hours, low wages, and unsafe conditions. The unluckest of them all were the workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. They watched their dreams go up in flames. This video is a series of pictures and some interviews in the background. Good pictures and information.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 5 of 5
The last part of the video refers to the role of different privates that were the ones who fought and died on the very last day and on the last minutes of WWI. There is a description of the way in which fire really ceased. There is reference to the way in which those who survived suffered and in what conditions they went back home. There are images of badly wounded people who survived but went through terrible pain. There are images of the biggest American soldiers' cemetery in Europe. There is
War of The Century - Part 15
This part of the documentary shows the conditions in which the Soviet and German soldiers fought. There is footage, survivors' accounts and former soldiers retelling their most terrible memories. Many German leaders killed himself and some were taken prisoners. Hitler's opinion about the humiliation of being captured is shown. There are statistics of the number of deaths both in battle and in captivity.
Michael the Archangel
Video is a series of pictures and facts of God's archangel Michael. Video is set to music. There is one mistake in one of the pictures, Jesus is seated at the right hand of God, not Michael. The author did not want to remove the slide. The first Angel created by God, Michael is the leader of all the Archangels and is in charge of protection, courage, strength, truth and integrity. Michael protects us physically, emotionally and psychically. He also oversees the lightworker's life purpose
The True Story of D-Day - Parts 7 of 10
This part of the documentary shows that the parachute jumpers who got to their destination managed to take German prisoners even before the ships landed. There is reconstruction of the landing and also footage. You can see the conditions in which they fought and they weapons they used. 500 landing crafts landed on Omaha beach, which was one of the targets. There are detailed descriptions and reconstructions of the landing.
Federalism incorporates multiple layers of government, where final authority is divided between the layers of government. Dual federalism can be described using the metaphor of a layer cake, where the layers of government are linked, but function as distinct units. Cooperative federalism evolved from the concept of dual federalism.The role of the national government is more prominent in cooperative federalism than in dual federalism. With the dual federalism model, the national government and th
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
Advanced - María Llena de Gracia Today's movie hails from Colombia. It's based on the true stories involving drug trafficking and traffickers. This movie we recommend to watch, but not around children. Find out what the SpanishPod
Today's movie hails from Colombia. It's based on the true stories involving drug trafficking and traffickers. This movie we recommend to watch, but not around children. Find out what the SpanishPod
The Colonial Economy
Economic conditions of the 1700s were a contributing factor to the discontent felt by the American colonies towards Great Britain and were not easily overcome after independence. This is how the British used a shortage of money to their advantage. A three minute video that gives some depth to the causes of the Revolution. Well worth viewing. Shows the importance of a common currency to a nation's success.
Effects of the Indian Wars
This video is accompanied by text. "The cruelty inflicted on the natives during the Indian Wars was chronicled by Helen Hunt Jackson in her book “A Century of Dishonor,” which was published in 1881 and distributed by Jackson to every member of Congress. Jackson had become incensed at the harsh treatment of Indians during a lecture by Chief Sitting Bear of the Ponca tribe in 1879. Her mission to improve Indian conditions furthered the effort to assimilate Indians onto reservations “for thei
Workers Strikes in the Gilded Age
This video is accompanied by text. "The end of the nineteenth century saw the most contentious and violent labor conflicts in the history of the nation. Between 1881 and 1900, approximately 23,000 strikes occurred, involving over six million workers. Unfortunately, in about half of the strikes the laborers gained nothing, and in the other half they were only able to elicit meager or modest gains. Bloody confrontations wracked the railroad, steel, and mining industries, often requiring interventi