Earth's Physical Features
Investigates various types of land forms: mountains, plains, islands; and water forms: oceans, rivers, tides and much more. Pictures are shown about each landform. Definations are given for all, as well as how these landmasses were formed. (3:46)
Land In Water
Professional Video- Is Italy an isthmus, peninsula, island or archipelago? If you don't know now, you soon will with this musical video dedicated to different types of land in water.Good animation and good facts.
Landforms - pictures & definitions
This simple slideshow features basic vocabulary about landforms and bodies of water, accompanied by pictures, definitions, and characteristics. A few dozen terms defined. Very suitable for introductions to geography.
Plant Cells: In Search of a Root Cell
This cartoon gives a brief overview of plant cells. The cartoon investigator has an emergency and is looking for root cells to go in search of a new water supply for the plant. There's not a whole lot of information given but the cartoon is cute and entertaining as it points out the fact that cells are all different and are designed to do different jobs. Run time 01:40.
Women at the Well
The fast-paced development projects that are turning Indian cities into modern metropolises are causing traditional wells to dry up, so many women — whose daily task is to collect water in jugs and bring it home —have to walk longer and longer distances back and forth, often making two trips a day.
Science Fiction-Science Fact
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft. Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories. Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned writer, wrote the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey. The narrator descibes space stations, spaceships, and the influence of Jules Verne's story From
Green Careers - Architect
An architect discusses the design of green buildings. It discusses the importance of design in reducing the impact of buildings on the environment at the local and global levels. Color video with sound. 2:36 min.
Ingredients for Life - Water
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
How to Publish a Children's Picture Book
Publish a children's picture book by being persistent and researching what books are out there to learn what publishers are gravitating towards. Learn more about publishing children's books with tips from a writing instructor. (2:36)
How an Electric Water Heater Works
An electric water heater is basically a piece of wire that has
a high resistance and that must be kept from coming in direct contact
with water. Find out how silica makes an electric water heater safe with information from a science teacher in this video.
Junior Chemistry: Chemical Bonding 1
'Chemguy' teaches electronegativity and polarity with a white board. Explains different types of chemical bonding and is suitable for high school students. Video also shows actual footage of how water is attracted to another substance.
An Introduction to Figurative Language
The instructor first reads a short poem, which, in the video, is accompanied by images. Then, the instructor uses examples from the poem to demonstrate the uses of figurative language. This excellent video was created by Pageant Coterie and is suitable for middle school students and high school students.
The Planet Earth
This video discusses the age of the planet, what makes up the planet, the distance around the planet, how much water covers the planet, and the wettest/driest places and hottest/coldest places on Earth. There is also some surprising information. There are awesome pictures and video. This video is set to music, there is no voice or reading. Run time 10:13.
The power of glaciers is explored. Go inside a glacier to see its spectacular beauty and raw power. Video takes place in Norway. Scientists are starting to understand the power of ice. Scientist use hot water, spraying for two days, to get inside and see the inside. They go inside and see the ice, there is about 200 meters of ice around them, and if they would stay there for approximately 48 hours the ice would close in on them. The glacier is not really a solid mass of ice, it has w
How to Make a Dry Ice Smoke Bomb
A dry ice smoke bomb is made by pouring hot water into a soda bottle, dropping in a few pellets of dry ice and watching the gaseous carbon dioxide seep out of the bottle. Use caution when handling dry ice. This video demonstration is from a science teacher in this video. Run time 03:27.
Learn the Greek language by reading the English-Greek translations as actors walk through each lesson in the latest Greek textbook by Papaloizos Publications, "Modern Greek." Greek videos offer learning solutions similar to Rosetta Stone, with modern accounts of activities and words played out by screen actors, and translated in both Greek and English. Written by Greek professor and historian, Dr Theodore Papaloizos, the book "Modern Greek" teaches the language in easy, comprehensible terms that
Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
Weird US / California
In this video the two narrators visit Death Valley, South Shore Beach (Salton Sea) which is now a deserted town due to the rancid water, and then on to Cabazon. These are some weird places in California. Video is good quality and has interesting information for students studying this area of the United States.
Wisconsin Flag and Anthem Wisconsin flag: Starting at the top of a shield on a dark blue field is the state motto "Forward". Below it is a badger the state animal. A sailor and miner show that the people work on water and land. The shield in the center shows Wisconsin's support for the United States. In four sections surrounding the shield are representations of the state’s main industries: agriculture, mining, manufacturing and navigation. The cornucopia an
Wisconsin flag: Starting at the top of a shield on a dark blue field is the state motto "Forward". Below it is a badger the state animal. A sailor and miner show that the people work on water and land. The shield in the center shows Wisconsin's support for the United States. In four sections surrounding the shield are representations of the state’s main industries: agriculture, mining, manufacturing and navigation. The cornucopia an
The Geography Of the Czech Republic
Travel to the Czech Republic to see a view of the country’s
geography in this clip. Located between Austria, Slovakia and Poland, the Czech Republic is a landlocked country that filters in water from the Black Sea, Baltic Sea and North Sea. (Professional video with a commercial at the beginning.)