The Story of Stuff - Chapter 1
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary with playful chalkboard diagrams and an animated presenter. This first chapter gives an overview of the "Materials Economy: A system in crisis". Annie Leonard explains the overview of the five part cycle of materials: Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal. Chapters 2-6 explain each of these parts and Chapter 7 is a summary.  Run time 02:37  Be advised that the present
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Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
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Unlocking the Mysterious Connection Between Taste, Smell, and Memory
The cause of the so-called "Proustian experience" of recalling a vivid memory through taste or smell is well documented, but its cause continues to confound scientists. Biologist Stuart Firesteing from Columbia University discusses the mystery.  The video is in lecture format. (05:25)
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Wealth Strategies: Biggest Myths About Your Retirement
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Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes?  This professional video includes narration.  (02:24)
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Octopus Defense
Professional video shows how the Cyanea Octopus seems to like its solitary life, and will use its unique ink power to keep it that way as it shoots a stream at a stray bird. Grades 5-12. 50 sec.
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Hepatitis C Animation
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Cortes
Is accomplishments in Cuba and Latin America. This has excellent graphics and gives a good overview of what Cortes faced in Spain and elsewhere. An indepth look at this explorer.
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A dragon's tale
 Former Dragons' Den star and high-profile entrepreneur, Rachel Elnaugh, speaks to the UON podcast between her popular talks to first year students in the Nottingham University Business School.

Rachel speaks candidly about her book "Business Nightmares", and what these 800 first-year students on the Entrepreneurship and Business programme can expect in the future.

We also hear from Professor Martin Binks,
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How Adverbs Are Used
In the video Yossarian the Grammarian demonstrates (using a whiteboard) how adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Suitable for elementary and older learners. (02:54)
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Active Gaming Research
In this video, the university shares the information they have learned about active gaming, along with the impact it has had on students' lives.  The active gaming labs use technology to improve learning along with a new type of physical education within the schools and encourages children to use technology while still being physically active. Run time 03:04.
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Advanced Grammar: Noun Clauses
This is an excert of a lesson.  to view the full video go to: mindbites.com/lesson/3746.  In the lesson watch examples of how noun clauses do the work of nouns.  The examples are shown as text on the screen while the narrator speaks.

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This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon rhino.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist-to-be can follow the given steps and be successful. (3:50)
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Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
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Cute Tiger - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon tiger.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:26)
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Egypt's Golden Empire : The Last Great Pharaoh 8/9
For over 3,000 years Egypt was ruled by Pharaohs. But in that last sweep of time, one pharaoh stands out. He would reign for 67 years, command the largest empire on earth and capture the imagination of the world. His name was Ramesses (or Rameses). This documentary, which explores the importance of the pyramids to the Egyptian civilization, is suitable for middle school and high school grades.
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