Two-photon excitation microscopy
Two-photon excitation microscopy as a tool for studying biological systems.
Action of drugs that target enzymes
To describe how enzymes function and how drug inhibitors block this action.
Syrian refugees protest against Assad
June 22 - Syrian refugees in a Turkish camp call for the overthrow of Assad as a European delegation arrives on a fact-finding mission. Nick Rowlands reports.
Pictorial representation of the steps of the scientific method.
Using Humans as a Central Example in Teaching Undergraduate Biology Labs
Focusing on human and primate examples significantly enhances students' interest in studying biology, specifically, evolution and classification. These laboratory activities illustrate key aspects of the distinctive hierarchical nature of biological classification. The first activity uses hemoglobin sequence data while the second uses skulls of apes, humans and fossil hominoids. Together, the two illustrate the concordant nature of separate lines of evidence supporting both the idea of evolution
The Crystal Capers: #4
Breaking news: Eagle Eye TV is reporting that Aubie is still on the loose with the crystal football. Tommy Dawson, city of Auburn police chief, is asking the public to call the secret witness line with any information they might have on Aubie's whereabouts. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
Historia de la Arquitectura I
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Learn about the Russian Empire
Brief History Of Russian Empire - Learn with this short video about the Russian Empire, and its history, including its geographic extent and rulers Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. This video is coutesy of the History Channel. (01:21)
Read Across America Kickoff Ceremony, 2010, U.S. Library of Congress
School children wearing red and white striped hats listen to First Lady Michelle Obama read The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.
Librarian of Congress Dr. James H. Billington is joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, President of the National Education Association (NEA), Dennis Van Roekel and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for the kickoff of NEA's Read Across America program. (48:00)
Barnyard Babies Read-Aloud-Counting Song
This cute counting read-aloud is Barnyard Babies...lyrics by Anne Elizabeth Eaves and illustrated by Rozalind Fulcher. This is a cute counting song read-aloud using sweet baby farm animals. Animals include a baby lamb, pig, colt, duck, calf, chick, dog, etc. They count from 1-10. Students will enjoy the cute animals and their sounds as they practice counting. They can even learn correct names for baby animals.
A character education type video showing several famous people and how they overcame failure and learning to challenge themselves. Mainly talking heads, but could be useful when used with students who take notes and compare their experiences to those that most closely relate to their own.
Workers Fight for Labor Rights
A five minute video that does a good job of showing the events that created unions. The value of unions and what they have brought to workers is explained and there are shots of child labor, too. Also talks about Labor Day.
The Impact of the End of the Cold War on Europe
This 3:48 long video is about the impact of the end of the Cold War on Europe. The way that President Bill Clinton took advantage of the end of the war to try to integrate and communist part of Europe with the rest of it and how NATO was used. President George H. Bush was mentioned in regard to the war with Iraq and how it related to the way the Cold War brought nations to democracy.
Australia's New Capital: Canberra
A look at the unification of Australia and the selection of Canberra as capital. With the coming of the Australian Federation in 1901, the new
constitution required the establishment of a capital. Not Sydney, not
Melbourne--but an entirely new seat of government. A Moment in Time is a brief, exciting and compelling journey into the past.
History of Boomerangs
Myths and facts about the boomerang. Very short video. Announcer is a bit gruff for students.
Periodic Table Song
Short 1 1/2 minute video is an animated professor singing all of the elements on the periodic table. Elements are written at the bottom of the screen as he sings them. However, they are not in order. Still a cute, catchy song.
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 7 - Graphs (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 7 - Graphs. In this lecture we learn about the graphs of equations, intercepts, symmetry, and slopes. Great for Algebra 2 students or for parents who would like a College Algebra refresher.
Severe Storms - by StudyJams
Severe storms can really wreak some havoc on the Earth. Thunderstorms bring lightning and strong winds, but tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards can cause even greater destruction. Learn more about severe storms with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.