How The Body Works: The Regions Of The Brain
The brain has three major functional and anatomical parts--the forebrain, midbrain and hindbrain. The forebrain consists of the cerebral hemispheres, thalami, hypothalamus and limbic system. The top inch of the brain stem is the midbrain. The hindbrain includes the cerebellum, the pons and the medulla. Video uses animated diagrams. Grades 9-12. 1:16 min.
How Brains Learn to See
Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain's visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual data. The work offers insights into neuroscience, engineering and even autism.
How the Body Works : Center of Emotion and Memory
The limbic system, which is concerned with memory and learning, is also believed to be primarily involved in emotional responses. Emotions are the conscious result of the interaction between the activities of the cerebral cortex, the limbic system and the visceral organs of the body which produce specific physical changes. A number of theories have been postulated to explain this relationship between the body and mind. The emotional responses of any individual are, however, also a product of his
Basic overview of the nervous system and how it functions. Describes a single neuron and how each part functions to help the neuron. Color animation with narration. 1:34 min.
Human Anatomy - Working of Neurons
This is a short (3:16), computer-animated video on the central nervous system.
The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and the Neuron
Professor George Wolfe discusses the central and peripheral nervous systems and the neuron in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format along with notes and illustrations on the board. Run time 08:21.
Matricism -part 1
The invention and use of a robotic system to create a painting in oils on canvas. Executed with small units or dabs of medium, the texture, pattern, and color geometries can play equal parts in expressing myriad levels of conciousness, abstraction, thought, motion, or being — beyond the obvious subject of the work.
This video offers an exploration of planet Mars, from early time up to Vicking Landing. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the "Red Planet" because of its reddish appearance, due to iron oxide prevalent on its surface. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ic
Rotation, Seasons, and the Surface of Planet Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the "Red Planet" because of its reddish appearance as seen from Earth.
A terrestrial planet, Mars has a thin atmosphere and surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth. It is the site of Olympus Mons, the highest known mountain in the solar system, and of Val
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our everyday lives. This unit will explain what constitutes such a system and how ICT systems work. You will also look at how ICT systems convey, store and manipulate data, and how they process data. Finally you will learn how these systems are used.
How to Determine the Value of a Coin
This clip shows how to determine the value of a coin. An antique store owner explains that it depends on several factors, including what the coin is made from, if the coin has a mint mistake and if the coin is rare. he gives tips for understand the grading system of coins.
The Real Number Set - Part 2
In this Language of Mathematics video the instructor continues his demonstration of the real number system and how it is broken down. He starts off by speaking of the number zero and the impact of the breakthrough of the 'discovery' of this number.
The Language of Mathematics (23): Cartesian Coordinate System
This video starts in an unlikely place, the instructor's car, where he begins his discussion of the Cartesian Coordinate System.
Coordinate Geometry Proof (Part 1)
The instructor uses a chalkboard to model the Cartesian coordinate system. Discussed is the midpoint of two points and how to find it using the formula for midpoint. This video is part of The Language of Mathematics series - Part 32.
The Language of Mathematics (33): Coordinate Geometry Proof, Part 2
In this segment, the instructor continues discussing the Cartesian coordinate system. Instructor uses a small chalkboard for demonstration. The viewer may want to open the screen to 'Full View' as the room the instructor is in is a little dark and his chalkboard has a lot if information.
Crohns Disease Module 10: Research
Learn about research currently focusing on abnormalities in the immune system, bacteria in the intestine, and genetics. This module will also address how you can help with research to find better ways to treat Crohns, how this will this help develop better medications, and what this research will provide.
How the Body Works: Body Frame
This is a brief video of still images with a voice that discusses the skeletal system.
Using still images, this is a brief overview of the musculoskeletal system (02:40).
In certain situations, microbial control is a necessity. For instance, our food system requires sanitary conditions and hospitals require sterilization techniques. Here we see the options available for various levels of microbial control.