Averages (in Algebra)
Introduction to averages and algebra problems involving averages. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for older mddle and high school students.
Web 2.0 in the Classroom
This is a short video about an introduction to Web 2.0 for teachers. It lists the main uses of Web 2.0 and some of its advantages. There is also reference to what teachers could do to learn more about it.
Simba Sings The Math Song
A cute introduction to elementary math. (1:59)
How Is Math Used in Baseball?
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang discusses statistics using baseball.
How to Find Probability and Chance
This five minute video does a very good job of explaining probability. This is good for most age groups. You need to have a follow-up activity to use, especially in using groups to work on this concept. A good introduction video.
Song: Coin Counting Introduction
An introduction to U.S. coins and their value in cents along with counting byones, fives, tens, and twenty fives.
Capacity - Standard Measurement
This is a great basic introduction to the concept of capacity using standard measurement. Students work together to give examples of various ways to measure capacity in this video.
Introduction to Friction
Correction of definition of "normal force" and an introduction to the coefficient of friction. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' (09:25)
Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Introduction to Fractions
Building the Great Pyramid - Part 1 of 6
This video is the first part of a reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu's great pyramid. The introduction shows the setting in place and time 2480BC in the Sahara desert. There are recontructed images and explanations of the way in which the pyramids were built.
Introduction to Cellular Respiration
The instructor uses software (and several colors for clarification) to offer an introduction to cellular respiration, glycolysis, the Kreb's Cycle, and the electron transport chain.
For centuries the Amazon has been home to the most ferocious fresh-water monsters known to man...piranhas. Now, these deadly creatures are appearing in US lakes and rivers. The MonsterQuest team investigates whether these carnivorous beasts could breed here and devastate our waters. Addresses the harmful introduction of a new species to an ecosystem. Full-length episode from MonsterQuest. Run time (41:00)
Forces that Shape our Earth
Geologists observe that the forces that shape our Earth are very slow, but ever present. The video will fly you over the rugged terrain and deeply carved canyons of the southwest United States as the narrator discusses the forces that are at work. The video is simply an introduction to the lesson and does not explain any of the forces in detail. Run time 03:06.
This is a quick two minute introduction to the conflict of theory of relativity and theory of quantum of mechanics. It is high level but shows some excellent graphics! Run time 02:00
Electron Configurations, Part I
This is an introduction to using the periodic table to determine electron configurations. Instructor uses his computer screen and different colors to educate students. Instructor says this video series introduces information covered in a first-year high school course in chemistry.
Brief Overview Energy Sources
This is a brief introduction (01:21) of fossils fuels and their origin. The video includes vintage and current images.
This video segment adapted from FRONTLINE: "Heat" examines clean coal technology. It provides statistics for overall annual U.S. consumption as well as average household usage, and then explains the need for developing a cleaner way to convert coal into energy. Visit a Florida energy plant that turns solid coal into a clean-burning fuel gas (syngas), and learn about a new approach to capture and store carbon dioxide gas, a by-product of coal burning. Carbon dioxide is an important greenhouse gas
Introduction to Nanochemistry
Introduction to nanochemistry and why it is important to scientists today. Discusses both the positive and negative impacts of nanotechnology. Good demonstrations. Grades 9-12. 2:59 min.
Introduction to the capacitance of a two-place capacitor. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 13:34.
Electric Potential Energy
Introduction to electric potential. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 12:37.