David Driskell: African-American Artist
This video takes place in Maine and this video is centered around this place. Interviews with the artist includes why he paints there and the influence of others on his prints and paintings. A good video to show in art classes and also to emphasis his importance as an art collector and scholar. The video is 2:40 in duration.
They're neither plants nor animals, yet they are some of the most important life forms on Earth. This video segment explores the world of microorganisms -- what they eat, how they move, what they have in common, and what distinguishes them from one another. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:43.
Learning about Nouns and Verbs
This video explains how nouns and verbs can be the same word. It contains explanations and examples as well as definitions of both nouns and verbs. It is closed captioned. (06:59)
The Works of Salvador Dali
This video shows the most important works of the artist with photographs of him interspersed throughout. Dali lived from 1904-1989. He was a surrealist but was greatly influenced by Resnaissance artists. He loved to paint bizarre but striking images with ornate clothing. There is no narration and it is set to the music of Mogwsi. (5:01)
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Measuring distance on a nautical chart
How to measure distance on a chart and work out the time it will take to travel. Nautical navigation. Watersports training
" 60 Seconds"- A Rap Time Song
This computer-animated video contains a rap song about time. The chorus of the song is- " Sixty seconds in one minute, Sixty minutes in one hour, and Twenty-Four hours in one day." The words of the rap appear as they are sung. ( 2:29)
Build-A-Word - Shoe
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters S, H, O, and E, to build the word shoe. After the word is built, it transforms into a shoe made of the letters used. (1:02)
Training a Border Collie
With just a whistle or a whisper, a trainer can set a well-trained
Border Collie into action. In a remarkable collaboration, it's as though
the dog is an extension of the human. See how one trainer was able to
make this happen.
Dogs and Humans
A 57 Modern Marvel video on dogs and why they do what they do. A great video for students as it explains how dogs work and why they work with humans. Great graphics and statistics.
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.
Digits and Place Value (Part 2)
This video indicates it is for Pre-Algebra, however this would be good for anyone who is reviewing or learning place value. In this video they talk about the expanded form of the number and how to read and write the number. They explain how to break down the number into expanded form, then they write it in expanded form. They do a few examples to help you understand. Then they write the number in expanded form and you have write the number in numerical form. Video is good quality and good
Continental Drift (sv)
A little clay in the hands of a Golden Gate National Parks team goes a long way. Learn about continental drift and faults from this clever piece using clay animation set to music. No narration or explanation. Run time 01:10.
Geological Continental Drift
Covers the continental drift of Earth from hundreds of millions of years ago to hundreds of millions of years into the future. Shows the globe as the Earth's continents move. Images are set to music. No narration. Run time 01:19.
Calculating Compound Interest
Compound Interest is another fundamental investing concept. This video goes through a simple example showing the calculations year to year. Power point style is used to clearly show the process.Provided by http://www.kanjoh.com./
This short film shows how inventors have changed our world. Run time 02:00.
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.
Esperanto for children - numbers and other words
Learn to count and how to say how old you are. This video uses pictures of Playmobil toys. The numbers in Esperanto are built in a very regular and logical way. Run time 02:43.
Visualization of Einstein's Special Relativity
This video demonstrates the effects of Einstein's special relativity on objects that move at high velocities. It shows a 3-dimensional view containing 2 dimensions of space and one dimension of time. This view is used to demonstrate the difference between classical physics and Einstein's relativity. No audio. Run time 02:30.
Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.