The Power of Fruit and Vegetables
This video presentation describes the good characteristics of fruits and vegetables and the positive effects they have on our bodies and our health. The presentation does not include narration, but does have easy-to-read text and background music. (3:06)
Rapping Healthy Food with the Cookie Monster
Cookie Monster raps about healthy food.
Healthy Eating Habits for Children and Families - part 2
While recent studies suggest that the rates of childhood obesity are leveling off, David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Children's Hospital Boston, suggests that the rates of childhood obesity are still at epidemic levels and parents can help to serve as the first line of defense in preventing obesity in their children. In part 2 of this video, you will get specific tips and advice
Tips on Getting Children to Eat Healthfully
In this video from Boston Children's Hostpital, Chris Duggan, MD, MPH helps parents overcome the challenge of getting their children to eat healthfully with some very specific advice and ideas.
Healthy Eating Tips For Kids... And Their Parents
Isabelle discusses healthy eating habits and good nutrition. She talks to her audience about which foods are healthiest. She says it like it is and doesn't mince words regarding hot dogs, donuts and girl scout cookies! This is a great little video on health and nutrition from a child who really thought about what whe wanted to say.
Understanding Food - Part 2 - Nutrition by Natalie
In this video Natalie explains exactly what a nutrient is and goes over each category. This included descriptions of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, amino acids and water.
It explains how important proteins are and the differences in the types of fats. It is a lecture style video.
Fizzy's Lunch Lab: White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread
This is a short, entertaining cartoon, featuring Professor Fizzy in an episode of "Lunch Lab Live." In this episode, Professor Fizzy introduces White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread, how they are made, and their nutritional value. (1:45)
This Brain Pop video discusses the different aspects of nutrition. Some key terms include heterotrophic, fats, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, calcium, vitamin E, the food pyramid, grains, vegetables, fruits, oils, milk products, meats and beans, and balanced diet. (3:28)
Order Whole Numbers with StudyJams
Whether you are putting scores in order to figure out who won the game or dates in order for a histor project, being able to order whole numbers is important. These step-by-step strategies from StudyJams will make it a cinch! A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this interactive link.
Neil Gaiman Talks AboutHhis Writing Style
Neil Gaiman is interviewed about about his writing style. Gaiman is interviewed live at the National Book Festival in 2008.
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart by Cornelia Funke. It is about books coming to life when they are read aloud.
Tales of Beetle The Bard Part 3
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 3.
Causes of World War I
This is a slide show presentation. It explains the long and short term causes of WWI, the first steps to war and the domino effect. There are maps showing the places affected.(Slides and text only. No narration.)
Austria-Hungary, the Balkans & Turkey, 1871-1914
This is a slide presentation about Central and south Eastern Europe in the eve of WWI. There is reference to the political and economic situation in Austria-Hungary, the Balkans & Turkey between 1871 and 1914
Assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The second part of the video dramatization of the Black Hand Gang.
Assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The final part of the story of the Black Hand Gang. (The appropriate parts of this video are in the first 4:00 of it.)
Rat Dissection - Thoracic Cavity & Circulatory System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the thoracic cavity and circulatory system are identified. Would make a good review or pre-lab video. Color and sound. 5:35 min.
Rat Dissection - Skeletal System
Using a dissected rat and a human skeleton model, the major bones of the extremities are reviewed. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. Color and sound. 6:36 min.
Rat Dissection - Reproductive and Excretory System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the reproductive and excretory systems are identified. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. Color and sound. 9:14 min.
Rat Dissection - Digestive System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the digestive system are identified. Would make a good pre-lab or post lab review. Color and sound. 6:47 min.