The Genetic Code DNA contains the genetic information of an organism. It is essential to all living things. The structure and role of the nucleic acids, DNA and RNA, are investigated. DNA codes for the arrangement of amino acids in proteins. When the DNA has a mutation, it often results in a malfunctioning of proteins which leads to genetic diseases.
DNA contains the genetic information of an organism. It is essential to all living things. The structure and role of the nucleic acids, DNA and RNA, are investigated. DNA codes for the arrangement of amino acids in proteins. When the DNA has a mutation, it often results in a malfunctioning of proteins which leads to genetic diseases.
Anatomy of the Human Eye - The Ciliary body
This is a short, computer-animated narrated video (01:27) that offers information about the function and structure of the ciliary body of the human eye. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
This visualization adapted from the University of Massachusetts Medical School represents the process by which a dengue virus releases its genetic contents inside a host cell, allowing viral replication. The key players are proteins found on the viral surface called envelope proteins, which change their structure when the virus is endocytosed, or taken inside the cell. This structural change enables the viral membrane to fuse with the endosomal membrane, and the virus' RNA to enter the cytoplasm
Compound-Complex Sentences Review
A compound-complex sentence contains two or more
independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses. This clip gives a review of verbal phrases and sentence structure.
The Stomach - Elementary Science
This is a brief computer-animated video (01:02) that describes the structure of the stomach and how the stomach works. Narration with soft background music.
ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
Human Anatomy - Vertebral Column
This is a computer-animated video (03:16) that describes the structure and function of the vertebral column. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Living Band-Aid Beats Like a Heart
Video shows current research in heart tissue structure and repair. Jordan Lancaster and Steven Goldman, researchers from the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration and the University of Arizona, put rat heart cells on a piece of synthetic mesh and within a few days, it started beating. The hope is that down the road the patch of cells could be used to treat damaged hearts.
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the upper arm. Very thorough. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 4:50 min.
Proteins: Structure and Function Proteins are very important to living organisms and to industry. Proteins are part of the chemistry of life, and the program examines proteins — polymers built from only 20 basic amino acids. The arrangements of these long chains of amino acid are important to their functioning. The video also explores the history of the discovery of the structure and function of pr
Proteins are very important to living organisms and to industry. Proteins are part of the chemistry of life, and the program examines proteins — polymers built from only 20 basic amino acids. The arrangements of these long chains of amino acid are important to their functioning. The video also explores the history of the discovery of the structure and function of pr
Learn about Protein Denaturation
Dr. Kiki breaks down the breakdown of proteins. This is one of the most important processes in cooking, the change of protein structure under extreme conditions. With proteins, structure is everything, defining their functions. Run time 03:57.
The Power House of the Cell
Mitochondria play host to one of the most important processes in your
body: cellular respiration. Taking in glucose and oxygen, mitochondria
produce energy, which they capture and package as energy-rich molecules of ATP. This video describes the structure and functions that give mitochondria their nickname: the powerhouses of the cell. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:47.
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesn’t and then restructures the environment. The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
SAT Introduction to The Writing Section
This is an introduction to the writing section of the SAT. Learn how to get comfortable with the essay and learn what the graders are expecting. The host of the clip shows a power point presentation that reviews the structure of the test and examples of identifying errors.
Debbie Diller- Spaces & Places
Professional Video- Debbie Diller talks about her new book and how it can help teachers organize their classrooms. Get some great ideas on how to structure your classroom environment. This video is fundamentally an advertisement for her book, however, an educator can glean some information from it.
An Example of a Weak Organic Acid
One example of a weak organic acid is lactic acid, which is
commonly found in milk and has a structure with three carbons. Find out how weak acids are things that only partially dissociate in water with help from a science teacher and field biologist.
Assessment in Math and Science-That Would Never Work Here!
Workshop 6. That Would Never Work Here!; Seeing Assessment Reform in Action, Part I (90 min.)
'What does assessment reform actually look like? This workshop follows the stories of Barbara, a math teacher in Whittier, California, and Scott, a science teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, as they share how they are incorporating assessment into their teaching. Emphasis will be placed on the colleague support structure — teachers sharing ideas with and getting help from other teachers. C
Conversations With Student Writers
The program demonstrates how teachers incorporate conferences with students into their writing instruction. Viewers will see how teachers structure conferences, choose a teaching focus for the conference, and keep records of their interactions. The emphasis is on practical strategies and on the fundamental benefit of responding personally to student writing.
Journey to the Earth's Interior
How do we know what the interior of the Earth is like if we’ve never been there? In this session, participants examine the internal structure of the Earth and learn how it is possible for entire continents to move across its surface.
Earth's Solid Membrane: Soil
How does soil appear on a newly born, barren volcanic island? In this session, participants explore how soil is formed, its role in certain Earth processes, its composition and structure, and its place in the structure of the Earth.