Canine Companions for Independence
Eight-year old, Katelyn, learns about the importance of service dogs
for people with disabilities and meets a pet owner who is raising a
puppy for Canine Companions for Independence.
Red Blood Cells
In this video, the instructor demonstrates and discusses oxygen uptake by hemoglobin in red blood cells. The instructor uses computer software (and different colors for clarification) for demonstration.
Earth's Crust - Music Video
Bill Nye's music video titled "crust" uses quick lyrics and catchy music to briefly address the layers of the Earth - crust, mantle and core. Also quickly addresses plate techtonics. Run time 1:18
How Do Magnets Attract & Repel?
Magnets can attract and repel by creating fields in which
there will always be movement to reduce the field. Discover how
repelling magnets will force movement towards the center with
information from a science teacher in this video.
Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
Democracy in Ancient Athens
Unrest in Athens against the Spartans leads to a new form of government: democracy. Cleisthenes returns after the Athenians rise up and forms the first democratic form of government.
Counting from 1-20 Rubber Stamps - Sesame Street
This video from "Sesame Street" counts from 1-20 showing each number accompanied by a whimsical rubber stamp image. There is also musical accompaniment as the group of voices count each number.
Math Lesson. English class about numbers 1 to 20
Students counting numbers from 1 to 20 outloud. Very little value as students walk around and count.
Counting Sea Creatures by Peter Weatherall
Practice rote counting to 10 and count objects along with sea creatures. Slide show begins with a song about counting to 10. (:55)
The Bellhop Counts to 10
Ten tiny terriers must be walked by the bellhop in this classic Sesame Street cartoon series. He has a hard time with the 10 terrible terriers.
Country Singing Number 5
Sesame Street snippet begins with a short ad. Cartoon fiddler counts to five and some very silly things happen on the farm. (:38)
An Introduction to Humanism
This video is from a lecture in Canada in 2008. It is a brief introduction to Humanism (a non believer, man centered person) and its varied aspects, including Athiesm, Freethought, Agnosticism, Transhumanism, and Skepticism. Humanists believe that they can be good without God. Recorded in left audio channel only. (7:57)
Intro to Humanism: Part 1
Part 1: Defining Humanism, Part 1 of a 6 part series.
Astronauts Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for Space Exploration
This tutorial starts with the Apollo 1 disaster which happened while still on the ground. Then, the narrator tells of Apollo 13 (dubbed a 'successful failure'), the space shuttle Challenger (which exploded 73 seconds after take-off), and the crew of Columbia (which broke up while re-entering Earth's atmosphere). Finally, the video focuses on Russian astronauts who lost their lives. (03:19)
What it Takes to Do Extreme Astrophysics
All over the planet, giant telescopes and detectors are looking (and listening) for clues to the workings of the universe. At the INK Conference, science writer Anil Ananthaswamy tours us around these amazing installations, taking us to some of the most remote and silent places on Earth. (14:09)
Finding Percentages of a Whole Number
The instructor uses a chalkboard to demonstrate how to figure out a percentage of a whole number. He uses a step by step approach by showing that you multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form.
Incas: A History
A good video that explains the Inca culture, history, and demise. A map, word list, and timeline would benefit students when watching this excellent overview.
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker
While on the hunt for the endangered Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Arkansas, Jorge Ribas encounters all kinds of wildlife. Run time 06:09
Greg Stone: Saving the Ocean One Island at a Time
Aboard Mission Blue, oceanographer Greg Stone tells the story of how he helped the Republic of Kiribati create an enormous protected area in the middle of the Pacific -- protecting fish, sealife and the island nation itself.
11 Ultimate Things - Earth Day 2011
This highly informative video includes great messages and helpful tips. The video begins with information written on the screen with music in the background and then continues by providing 11 easy tips that everyone can do to help participate in Earth Day. (05:41)