Plant Adaptations from StudyJam
For plants to live and grow in certain environments, they must adapt to their surroundings to get their basic needs met and ward off predators. This animated video from StudyJam explains various plant adaptations.
Windbags - Cool Science Experiment
How many breaths does it take to inflate an 2 meter (8 ft) Windbag? 70 breaths, maybe? Why even try? With a simple science secret you can amaze your friends by blowing up a Windbag in one breath! If you don't believe it, try this amazing science activity! Windbags are so light and strong that even the smallest scientist can demonstrate the amazing properties of air!
The desert biome is characterized by low precipitation, a high rate of evaporation (seven to fifty times as much as precipitation), and a wide daily range in temperature. The dramatic temperature fluctuations are the result of low humidity, which allows up to 90 percent of solar radiation to penetrate the atmosphere and heat the ground during the day, then for this accumulated heat to be released back into the atmosphere at night. Precipitation in deserts, unlike other biomes, is highly irregula
Counting Change in First Grade
Practice with quarters and pennies, then quarters and nickels. Teaching script appears as a captions on the slides. The video is in lecture format while examples are provided on the screen. (1:30)
In this video they are showing ratios, how to write them as a fraction (reduce if possible), comparing ratios using LCD, comparing decimal ratios, and comparing fraction to decimal. A few examples are done to complete this video. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Discovering Hidden Habitats: Monterey Bay Aquarium & NOAA
This video was produced by NOAA's Ocean Media Center for the National Marine Sanctuary Program. It shows deep ocean habitat and marine life found in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which is a Federally protected marine area offshore of California's (U.S.) central coast. (6:04)
Optical Vortices and Laser Tweezers, I
By: icamvid Optical Vortices and Laser Tweezers, I by Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The University of Queensland