Design by the Book - Episode 3
Episode 3 - The New York Public Library holds a wealth of unexpected sources of inspiration for artists and designers—from vintage valentines and textile patterns, to fabric samples and turn-of-the-century menus from around the world. For this online-only miniseries, Design by the Book, the Library partnered with the leading design blog Design*Sponge to invite five New York City–based artists to sift through our collections in search of inspiration. Watch as the artists, who range from a gla
Design by the Book - Episode 4
Episode 4 (last episode) - The New York Public Library holds a wealth of unexpected sources of inspiration for artists and designers—from vintage valentines and textile patterns, to fabric samples and turn-of-the-century menus from around the world. For this online-only miniseries, Design by the Book, the Library partnered with the leading design blog Design*Sponge to invite five New York City–based artists to sift through our collections in search of inspiration. Watch as the artists, who r
Illustrated Rhyming Song Book - HeidiSongs.com
This catchy tune from HeidiSongs.com uses a rhyming book to highlight pairs of rhyming words. The book is a "lift the flap" book and the rhymes are shown by flipping the pages. The beginning and ending of the song describes how to recognize rhyming words. (1:32)
Rhyming Poems for Children
Narrator reads a book of short poems that rhyme in this video. The book's pictures each page and teaches children about rhyming. Illustrations depict daily life in Sri Lanka. (8:33)
Virtual Frog Heart Dissection
This 45 second video demonstrating the dissection of a frog heart. It demonstrates how cuts are made to the pericardium, truncus arteriosii and the caudal vena cava to remove and open the frog's heart to see its internal structure. This is a small clip from the Digital Frog Virtual Disssection program.
A short video clip of an anatomy model in the proper anatomical position. Starts as a skeletal view and then overlays with muscle. This video could be a nice introduction to a lesson on the skeletal or muscular system and how the two systems work together for movement and support. No sound. Run time 0:59.
Integrative Biology 131 - Lecture 01: Organization of Body
Integrative Biology 131: General Human Anatomy. Fall 2005. Professor Marian Diamond (UC Berkeley). The professor discusses the functional anatomy of the human body. This is Lecture 1: Organization of the Body. This college course video is 45 minutes long.
What is a Cloud?
Some amount of the water in lakes, oceans, and even the water we use to cook, clean and drink at home; escapes into the atmosphere as water vapour. When this gaseous form of water cools down, or condenses, around tiny particulate matter like dust in the atmosphere, it forms little ice crystals that aggregate to form clouds.
The study of clouds is called nephology, and different kinds of clouds
are classified according to how ‘high’ they reach, or the length from
Juvenile Court: A Judge's Guide for Young Adults and Their Parents, book trailer
Each year, there are over 100,000 teens cited to court in Los Angeles County, United States, alone. Juvenile Court: A Judge's Guide for Young Adults and Their Parents uses real-life examples to show the court process. What happens when we don't follow the rules? The book includes tools to prepare for your court hearing. Music: "Roxxsteady" by the Noisemakers. (1:30)
Buckley, Michael - author of The Sisters Grimm - Today Show
The author of the Sisters Grimm Michael Buckley sits down with Al Roker on The Today Show 2/1/08, Al's Book Club for Kids. Five children listen and ask questions. Michael introduces his grandmother from West Virginia, Rilda, who is a character in the books. (3:53)
Using Models in Writing Instruction
In this video, a teacher uses the book Tar Beach as a starting point for a writing lesson for his class of students. The part of the lesson that is seen is short, but helps students to recognize the important of word choices in writing by looking at the writing in Tar Beach.
Eric Carle on The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 40th Anniversary
The 40th anniversary edition of the classic bestselling story written and illustrated by Eric Carle is published when the author is 80 years old. In this short videotaped message, Carle thanks the audience for celebrating his book, and describes how the idea for it began and grew. He lists his artistic methods and tells us how important it is to him to help children with the challenge growing up. The book has been translated in 46 languages.
Give My Poor Heart Ease: Mississippi Delta Bluesmen An account of the blues experience through the recollections and performances of B.B. King, Son Thomas, inmates from Parchman prison, a barber from Clarkesdale, a salesman from Beale Street, and others. Give My Poor Heart Ease is one of a series of films made in Mississippi in the mid 1970s by William Ferris and the Center for Southern Folklore and produced in association with Howard Sayre Weaver. This field work is the ba
An account of the blues experience through the recollections and performances of B.B. King, Son Thomas, inmates from Parchman prison, a barber from Clarkesdale, a salesman from Beale Street, and others.
Give My Poor Heart Ease is one of a series of films made in Mississippi in the mid 1970s by William Ferris and the Center for Southern Folklore and produced in association with Howard Sayre Weaver. This field work is the ba
How to Focus in Reading
Teaching children how to focus when reading is very important, kids get distracted easily and keeping them concentrated on the book is key. Learn from an award winning teacher how to teach kids to focus.
Dorie Dilts, the star of P.G. Kain's hit book series "The Social Experiments of Dorie Dilts" shows you how to take a few simple household items to create eye-popping Milk Fireworks. She also explains clearly what causes the milk fireworks to occur. A fun and easy experiment involving chemical reactions.
Crayfish Dissection - Internal Anatomy
Identifies key features of the internal anatomy of a crayfish, using an actual dissected specimen. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. The video uses lecture format (for background information) along with a lab demonstration. 9:46 min.
Cow Eye Dissection
This interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium delves into the structure and function of the vertebrate eye. Follow a videotaped dissection of a cow eye and then compare and contrast what you've seen with an interactive diagram of the human eye.
Taste Buds is a hands-on, live action food adventure series for kids that encourages them to think about what they eat and explore cool foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the Taste Buds hosts cook up kid-tailored recipes and go on fun food adventures. Taste Buds mixes heaps of laughs and spoonfuls of fun with positive messages about healthy eating, kitchen safety and environmental responsibility. Most importantly, Taste Buds lets kids be creative in the kitchen and beyo
How to Publish a Children's Picture Book
Publish a children's picture book by being persistent and researching what books are out there to learn what publishers are gravitating towards. Learn more about publishing children's books with tips from a writing instructor. (2:36)
Kindergarten Pre-Writing Lesson: Questions and Answers
This video is a pre-writing lesson for Kindergarten students. It uses the Dr. Seuss book "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish" to help the students form a sentence about Dr. Seuss. Instead of a declarative sentence, this time the students write a question instead, ending it with a question mark.