The Digestive System Structure and Function
This lecture covers the main functions of the digestive system and the various structures that the digestive system comprises of.
The Stages of Digestion
This video uses computer animation and narration to help explain the states of digestion. Run time 02:17.
J.K. Rowling; A Year in Her Life, Part 1 of
One of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. In November 2006, in a hotel room in Edinborough, J.K. Rowling is working on the last chapters of her final Harry Potter book. The series took 17 years to write. Writer James Runcie interviews Rowling throughout this series. (4:39)
Howard Goodall on Pentatonic Music
Howard Goodall explains pentatonic music from 'How Music Works'. Examples include Swing Low, Mull of Kintyre and Whole Lotta Love. A pentatonic scale consists of 5 pitches and can be major or minor. An example of a major scale would be c, d, e, g, a, c.
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (2of 5) with Janine Jansen- violin
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage.
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (4of 5) with Janine Jansen- violin
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. The picture quality is a little on the dark side, but the sound quality is excellent. (03:26)
How to Control the Color of Your Monitors
http://geeks.pirillo.com - http://live.pirillo.com - I don't get much sunlight - which is pretty obvious. Maybe your computer does get sunlight, even though it really shouldn't. You need to be aware that the color on your screen will be seen by your eyes differently, according to light in the room. You need to calibrate your monitor. http://chris.pirillo.com Distributed by Tubemogul.
Magical Nature Journey sample
Magical Nature Journey DVD is an innovative learning experience for your child inspired by perhaps the wisest parent of them all - Mother Nature.
A diverse range of patterns, shapes, colors, textures and sounds found exclusively in nature are utilized in a gentle and soothing way to help enhance the development of your baby's brain.
Exciting close encounters with a wealth of wonderful animal and plant life and
multiple color, counting and naming sequences delight
Classic Sesame Street - Sea Shells
This animated video shows a variety of sea shells in motion on the sand. Music plays in the background. ( 1:41)
" Fern's Baby Animals"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox sees many kinds of baby animals and tells the readers the names of each animal. The animals named are deer (fawn), squirrel ( kit), hare ( leveret), badger ( cub), possum ( joey), and owl (owlet). The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read.
What is the Weather Song
This simple song and video poses the question "What is the Weather Today?". The song is sung two times accompanied by images of various types of weather. It is extremely short, but could be useful in an early childhood classroom as an introduction to discussing weather each day.
Equinoxes and Solstices
Twice a year, day and night fall into perfect balance. Some claim that this astronomical phenomenon, called the equinox, inspires ancient structures to reveal hidden secrets. Run time 02:38.
Learn About the Earth's Four Seasons
Learn about the Earth's Four Seasons in this computer-animated video. There are words/phrases that highlight that narrator's comments. (03:29) The video has time-lapse photography that shows part of a six-month day and a six-month light.
You've Got the Power
Would you want to live in a world without electricity? No computer. No lights. No video games. Electricity is a form of energy. People don't actually make energy. They just take one form of it and change it into another. This video tells you what it take to make electricity and how it gets to you. This video also addresses the transfer of energy from one form to another. Run time 11:50.
" My Whole Body Can Move"- A Song About Body Parts
This computer-animated video features a lively song which identifies the basic body parts and describes movements each part can perform, such as clap, tap, wiggle, and march. ( 2:19)
Physics in Action: Barrel Crunch
Professor Ephraim Fischbach demonstrates barrel crunch in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. They began by heating water inside the barrel to create steam. They then capped the barrel to keep the steam inside and poured liquid nitrogen over it to make sure that the can cooled down quickly. The steam condensed and created a partial vacuum. The atmospheric pressure outside the can was stronger than the pressure inside, causing it to collapse. Run time 04:30.
Fun Science Experiments
How do we make sounds that are both high and low? How do vibrations make sounds? How does sound make things look better? What is "Bernoullis" principle? How does Bernoilli's principle keep airplanes in the air? How do airplanes stay in the air? What is a polymer and how does it work? What is static electricity? How do my eyes play tricks on me? What are forces and how can I multiply them? What is "Newton's First Law"? What is "cen
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
Everything you Need to Know About Non-fiction
Grade 1 students compare and contrast non-fiction books and fiction. The students show a variety of non-fiction books. The second part of the video is about the parts of a non-fiction books. Students show examples of captions, sections, index, table of contents, and glossary. The third part of the video gives tips for reading a non-fiction books. Camera and sound are average. (4:16)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 3 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan takes a mathematical statement and helps the viewer make sense out it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:12)