Silvia Earle's Plea to Protect Our Oceans
Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline. Earle has been at the frontier of deep ocean exploration for four decades. She makes a plea to all of us to help explore and protect our oceans. Not only are oceans important as a food supply, they are essential to all life on earth in a variety of ways. New technology has allow
Rote and Object Counting to 4
This Sesame Street video practices counting to 4 and counting sets of 4 objects. (1:10)
Planar X-Rays Images
Man is having X-rays take of his skull. The radiologist explains what is happening at each step, and then describes how the X-ray images are produced. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 2:46 min.
Carl Sagan on Human Brain
In this video, which is suitable for older middle-school and high school students, Carl Sagan discusses the human brain.
Breakdown of Blood Retinal Barrier In Diabetic Retinopathy
Description of how the retinal pigmented epithelial cells maintain the barrier between blood and the retinal tissue. Simple animation with text and computer generated narration. Grades 9-12. 1:13 min.
The True Story Of The Three Little Pigs (Teaching Point of View)
The true story of the three little pigs. Alexander T. Wolf tells his part of the story. He says he’s really a nice guy.
CVC Words and Silent E
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces cards can be used to show the rule of short vowels, and how a silent "e" changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Models a strategy for teaching CVC and CVCsilet"e" rule. Story is a bit long for young children. Teacher adds "uh" to some initial consonants which can be confusing for some learners. (1:25)
Watercolor Painting Using Brushes
You can use the brush as a stamp. English captions. (1:04)
The differences between ionic and covalent bonds are explained by the use of scientific models and examples from nature. The periodic table predicts which elements will bond and how those bonds will form. All elements want to reach a stable electron configuration. Energy is stored in chemical bonds and released when these bonds are broken.
A Bond is a Bond, Right? (Ionic and Covalent Bonding)
This computer animated chemistry video about the similarities and differences between ionic and covalent bonding. The music playing in the background is titled "Meet the Elements" by They Might Be Giants. Run time 05:23.
Temperature and Molecule Demonstration
Join Nanna KnowItAll in her Mad Lab as she explores how temperature effects water molecules. Nanna uses a large jar, small jar, warm and cold water, food coloring, and ice cubes in her demonstration. Run time 07:28
Tom Lehrer's 'The Elements'
This video features Tom Lerher's song about the elements. The amination adds to the video as the animation highlights the words (elements) as they are being sung. Suitable for high-school chemistry students.
Colons and Semicolons with Sentences
Jane Straus answers questions about colons and semicolons. The lesson is quite brief and is a short excerpt only.
How and When to Use Colons
This lesson excerpt talks about how and when to use colons. Some example sentences that use colons are shown. There are five ways in which a colon can be used. Only one way is discussed in any depth in this video.
What Is a Semicolon?
A semicolon is used when a writer wants their reader to take an extended pause. Teacher presents examples on her computer screen. (1:20)
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
Introduction to Matrices - Khan Academy
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. The video shows what a matrix is and how to add and subtract them. (11:51)
Matrices to Solve a System of Equations - Khan Academy
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. This video shows how to use the inverse of a matrix to solve a system of equations. (16:32)
How to Draw a Wolf
Turn your paper sideways, draw a line of action first. Drawing a wolf requires drawing a basic dog-shaped body, adding in lots of scruffy fur, outlining the main shape with marker and erasing extra pencil lines. Render a wolf, remembering that the hind legs bend backwards. English captions. (3:41)
How to Draw a Lighthouse
This video teaches kids how to draw a lighthouse. The lighthouse scene is a step in the direction of "realism" while still being made up of simple components. (4:56)