Very detailed description of bone anatomy. Good pronunciation of unfamiliar terms. Computer generated voice is used to explain the images in the video. Very limited animation, but detailed diagrams. Grades 9-12. 1:16 min.
On the Surface Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
"Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe
This animated video illustrates Poe's poem, "Annabel Lee." The illustrations are colorful manga graphics contributed by youtuber TsukiChan. The poem is recited by a youtuber with a deep rich masculine voice. Poe's words are shown on the screen in English and Chinese.
"Nothing Gold Can Stay," Poem by Robert Frost
This is a non-narrated color slide show of Robert Frost's poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay." The lyrics flash across the screen with beautiful nature photography in the background. The background instrumental music is "Children of Beslan" by Steven Cravis, originally produced by Susan Herndon, Turtle Music, for her album Peccadillos. The sound quality is good. (2:29)
"Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" Poem by Robert Frost
This is a live black-and-white video taken by a male adult walking in a light snowfall. There is a person walking in the snow; you can see part of the walker's coat, pants and shoes, and hear the wind blowing. Robert Frost's poem "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" is read in the background. The voice is a little hard to hear and understand at times; the text is not shown. (1:05)
"Nothing Gold Can Stay" Poem by Robert Frost
This slideshow from an imagism Poetry Project illustrates the poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay," with photos of nature and the lines from the poem. It is not narrated; you read each line of the poem as it is very quickly displayed on the screen, to a pensive, then sorrowful piano accompaniment. (1:38)
"Cut" Poem by Sylvia Plath
A powerful reading of "Cut" read by Sylvia Plath herself. During the reading, a piece of fabric, the U.S. flag, slowly and symbolically moves into focus. (1:10)
"Charge of the Light Brigade" Poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
An emotional recital of Tennyson's poem, "The Charge of the Light Brigade," read by John Green. The screen shows a single image of the "Light Brigade." (2:14)
"Who Knows the People" Poem by Carl Sandburg
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie of poet Carl Sandburg "reading" his poem, "Who Knows The People." The photo and sound quality are grainy. (1:47)
"The Harbor" Poem by Carl Sandburg
A woman recites Carl Sandburg's poem "The Harbor" in a dark room with a flicker of light shining on her face from either a candle or fire. The picture is fairly dark. (0:59)
"Fog" Poem By Carl Sandburg
A female voice recites softly yet clearly as the words are shown on the screen in this simple yet elegant black-and-white slideshow of Carl Sandburg's poem, "Fog." Accessible to a wide age range. The poet's last name is spelled incorrectly on opening screen. (0:53)
To A Mouse, a poem by Robert Burns
Robert Burns To A Mouse presented by David Sibbald of www.robertburns.plus.com from his CD, The Greatest Poems in the World. Narrated with a Scottish accent, with photography and drawings of nature, mice, Robert Burns, Scotland. Wind whistles in the background. (2:32)
Flocabulary presents Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and The Pendulum" in Hip Hop Rap
Flocabulary presents Poe's short story, "The Pit and the Pendulum." in contemporary American rap style, using a slideshow format combining animation and still shots of drawings, while hip hop beats play in the background. Many of the words are shown on the screen as they are being rapped; vocabulary is appropriate. This is an excellent video to introduce Poe to middle and high school students. Performable! (5:44)
"Woman to Child" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpetation of Judith Wright's poem, "Woman to Child." The video is also set to music while the words of the poem cross the screen, with selected images. (2:09)
Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach. Incomplete. Prefaced and followed by advertisements. (1:04)
How humans make rain - BBC
A look at the science of weather modification and how countries all over the world use different methods of cloud seeding to produce water. This is a great video from the BBC series on the science of superstorms.
Weather : What Causes Wind-Driven Currents?
Wind-driven currents are caused by the return of large circulation cells, of which there are three between the equator and the poles. Find out how circulation cells also move heat over the planet with help from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this video (02:29) on wind-driven currents.
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.
Basic English Grammar - Have, Has, Had
Using a whiteboard, the instructor in this video lesson teaches the viewer about the easily and often mixed-up English verb "have" for ESL (English as a Second Language) learners.
Discovery of DNA: Frederick Miescher
Overview of the discovery of DNA in blood soaked bandages by a young university student. Explains how Miescher made the connection of the DNA molecule to heredity. Mixture of video and images with narration. Grades 7-12. Includes closed captioning. (01:31).
DNA Molecular Structure
This 3D scientific animation dynamically show a zoom in from a group of dividing cells to a close-up of a DNA molecule. No voice. Grades 5-12. 39 sec.