Truths about the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints.
The truth about polygamy and other misconceptions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. This is a short movie chip that tries to clear up some common misconceptions of the Mormon faith
Financial Crisis Explained: Subprime Mortgage
This video explains the global pool of money and specifically what a subprime mortgage is and how it lead to the financial crisis.(Amateur video that explains things well...and enthusiasm!)
Learn about The Wright Brothers First Airplanes 1903
Learn about The Wright Brothers First Airplanes 1903 in this educational video from dizzo95. Be aware of violent ad to start video. Uses primary film. Veru short video. Best used to show students what the plan looked like.
The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Children's Choice afterschool enrichment program: Life's a Lab - Science Club. In this lesson we explore the science of the colors of both white light and black ink, chromatography, super absorbent polymers, and the water and soil nutrient uptake function of root systems of plants.
Overview of Acids and Bases
Learn about acids and bases and how they are measured and classified in this short, computer animated video. Key concepts covered include: acids, bases, the discovery of acids and bases, acids and bases in water, hydrogen ions, hydroxide ions, and the ph scale. The video ends with a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz.
An Example of a Weak Organic Acid
One example of a weak organic acid is lactic acid, which is
commonly found in milk and has a structure with three carbons. Find out how weak acids are things that only partially dissociate in water with help from a science teacher and field biologist.
Why Do Onions Make Our Eyes Water
Why Do Onions Make Our Eyes Water - Why do onions make you cry? See if this question can stump Dr. Charlotte Grayson. The moisture in your eyes plus the sulfur based gas from the onion creates a very mild sulfuric acid. Tears are a natural defense to try to dilute the acid. Run time 01:26.
How to Make Fizzy Bath Bombs
This video gives you step by step directions for making bath bombs using baking soil, oil, and citric acid. The instructor also gives the science explanation behind the craft. You are actually mixing an acid and a base and making a paste ball. They will not actually react with each other until they are dropped in a solution (like water in the bathtub.) This instructor is making a "holiday gift" but the experiement could be used any time of the year. Run time 05:50.
How Leavening Works
Have you ever wondered why some cookies stay flat and some rise? Wonder no more. Dr. Kiki explains everything you wanted to know about chemical leavening agents. The fast action of baking powder and baking soda relies on a process known in chemistry as acid-base reaction. In doing so, water and a Run time 05:18.
Describing Animals (Animation)
This short animation presents and describes different animals. You can see images and read the description of insects, birds and fish. Run time 01:00.
Scientist track poachers in Africa. Gorillas are slaughtered for their meat, and it is shown that illegal hunting could make them extinct in a very short period of time. Run time 02:47.
How to Make Paper Boats
Create paper boats with instructions from a former middle school
art teacher The teacher explains how to use a rectangular piece of paper and strong creases, and then pop open the final product to float it in water.
How to Make an Aquarium Out of a Plastic Bottle
A craftsmans explains how to make a small aquarium out of a plastic bottle. He give instructions to simply peel off the bottle label, cut off the top of the bottle, fill it with rocks and vegetation, and pour water over its contents. This recycled aquarium that can become the home of a small goldfish.
Possum's Pop-up ABC Song
This short animated cartoon from the Waterford Institute shows a park scene complete with flowers and mushrooms. Throughout the video, letters pop-up as the animal holding the letters moves throughout the park. The animal voice tells each letter name as it is held up. (1:10)
Alphabet Song With Magnetic Letters
Short version of the traditional alphabet song, one time through, chanted rather than sung. Nice effect of putting animated plastic letters with the letters and words of the song. (1:03)
How to Make Homemade Play Dough
This video gives instructions for making homemade play dough. The ingredients for homemade play dough include alum, water,
flour, salt, oil, measuring spoons, measuring cups, a mixing bowl and a mixing spoon. You can add food coloring to the homemade play dough to brighten it up for kids.
Authentic Italian Pizza
A chef demonstrates how to make pizza. He shows how to make the dough by mixing water, sugar, salt, spices, and then making a well out of flour and adding wet ingredients to it. He then kneads the dough, and lets it rise. He forms the crust and adds tomato sauce.
What Is Corned Beef?
A cooking instructor explains what Corned beef is. She explains that corned beef is beef that has been cured, or pickled, in salt water
brine and is often well-seasoned. She gives some historical information about corned beef and explains that traditionally corned beef is eaten on Easter Sunday and St. Patrick's Day.
Brush Your Teeth (Brush Them) Song
This video is a short, fun song about brushing teeth. It talks about brushing and flossing. The words to the song appear on the screen as they are sung.