Breath of Life: Lower Air Pollution Extends Life Expectancy
A 2009 study finds Americans' life expectancy increased by 2.7 years since the late 1970s, with 5 months of that attributable to decreases in air pollution from cars and factories. Run time 02:10
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin
How Does Air Pollution Affect Skin - Dr. Butterwick shares her knowledge and explains how air pollution affects a woman's skin. Video is question/answer format. Run time 01:20.
Link Between Healthy Air and Healthy Lungs
Exposure to indoor pollutants such as dust, mold, tobacco smoke, and other strong odors are linked to making asthma worse. Air quality can be a problem anywhere in your home– the basement, family room, kitchen and bedroom. Sandra Rinomato, renowned realtor and host of Property Virgins, and air quality expert Brian Stocks, take you on a room-by-room tour to improve the air in your home. Run time 04:45.
Environmental Science : What Pollutes the Air?
Pollution in the air can be caused by substances that are both man-made and natural compounds. Find out how air pollution can be caused by volcanic eruptions with help from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this video on air pollution.
Expert: Jack Hall
Bio: Dr. Jack Hall is the department chair in the department of environmental studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Filmmaker: Rendered Communications
How Do Hybrid Cars Work?
Part of a series: This Green Car video show how a hybrid car combines an internal combustion engine with an electric battery, and the vehicles work by starting the car with the battery then switching the power source to the internal combustion engine. It a basic explanation, but not much depth.
The Code of Hammurabi: Early Civilizations
This video explains the 280 laws in this code. It does a good job of explaining what the Code was and what made it unique and important. The video opens the way for some excellent discussions including what an eye for an eye means and also do all people have the same punishment based on their social rank. This four minute video goes slowly and has good graphics.
Amendments After the Bill of Rights
The 17 Constitutional Amendments ratified after the Bill of Rights were brought about by unique circumstances and deal with a variety of issues. The Eleventh Amendment prohibits citizens from one state, or any foreign state, from suing another state in federal court. The Twelfth Amendment made changes in Electoral College procedures. It resulted from the failure of the Electoral College to select a winner in the 1800 presidential election. Thomas Jefferson became the nation's third president aft
Subtracting With Borrowing (Using Base-Ten Blocks)
This episode of Notepad Tutor is a part of the Pilot Math 4 series that explains how to subtract using borrowing. The examples utilize base 10 blocks to make the concept easier to understand.
What Is Mercury Made Of?
What Is Mercury Made Of? Mercury, the planet, has a solid core containing iron, a magnetic field and silicone. Find out why Mercury has no atmosphere with help from a science teacher in video on physical science. (02:38)
Learn About Mercury
Did you know that Mercury is 70 percent iron? During this video, the viewer will learn about the planet Mercury, the closest planet to our Sun. Phrases highlight the narrator's words thoughout the brief video. (03:48)
Introduction to Spinning, Part 2
Picking up where Part 1 leaves off, this video helps you move beyond park and draft and covers many common beginner problems so you can become a confident and productive spinner. Keep following this series if you want to learn this unique talent. Written directions and definations. (9:56)
The Dust Bowl Years
I was inspired to make this video after watching the History Channel's special presentation of "Black Blizzard" which described in depth how and why the Dust Storms of the 1930's happened. I knew the storms were bad, but in my wildest imagination I could never fathom the magnitude of destruction the phenomenon caused. How the people of the time made it through without going mad is truly astonishing. It is to the survivors and their families that I humbly dedicate this video.
Louis Armstrong, Part 7 of 8
Documentary is color with black-and-white clips of Armstrong's performances. UNABLE TO SECURE PART 8.
The History Behind the Discovery of Electricity
When and where did people first become aware of electricity? Which
group later opposed scientists who were experimenting with it? Find out
more about the fascinating story of electricity. Run time 4:22
Welcome to North Korea [pt 5/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
Reading Comprehension Strategies
This brief video offers the instructor information regarding reciprocal reading which is an excellent strategy to use in any classroom, regardless of age.
The Crazy Professor Reading Game
In this video you see the Whole Brain Teaching method at work. This method involves all parts of your brain in what you are learning, and the Crazy Professor Reading Game is just one example. You will watch an actual 4th grade class participate in the game and teacher, Chris Rekstad, will walk you through the step by step process and tell you why it works wonders.
The History of Soccer
The History of Soccer - Soccer, as we know it today, originated in England in the mid-nineteenth century. WatchMojo speaks with soccer writer and enthusiast John Doyle about the history of this wildly popular sport. (03:02)
How To Trap the Soccer Ball With Your Knee & Foot
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to trap the soccer ball out of the air with your knee and foot. The coach explains errors players often make and how to correct them. ( 3:07)