Anatomy of the Lens
Description of the anatomy of the lens of the eye. Short animation of a diagram with text and computer generated narration. Grades 9-12. 45 sec.
Anatomy of the Human Eye - Cornea
This is a short, animated video (01:25) that offers information about the eye's cornea.
Anatomy of the Human Eye - The Ciliary body
This is a short, computer-animated narrated video (01:27) that offers information about the function and structure of the ciliary body of the human eye. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
Ophthalmology Lecture - Eye Anatomy, Part 1
This lecture clip (from a larger segment) covers basic eye anatomy. This is the first 6 minutes of the PowerPoint, which can be viewed in its entirety at Ophthobook.com. In this video eyelid and external eye structures are discussed. (06:44)
Getting into College: An Insider's Guide
Douglas Christiansen, Vanderbilt University Dean of Admissions, helps clarify some of the mystery and misconceptions surrounding the admissions process through a series of short and direct video clips. In this video, Christiansen tackles questions about preparing for college essays, financial aid, college application, and extracurricular activities. (23:22)
Anatomy of a Kidney
There is a very brief video with still images of the kidney. This is a quote from the video:
"This cross section of a kidney, almost three times life-size, shows its blood supply and one of the filter tubules, a nephron, highly magnified. The nephron is a highly specialized coiled tubule measuring up to one inch in length. There are more than one million nephrons in each kidney. They function as the kidney's filter units. The kidneys filter unwanted materials from the blood and regulate th
Updated Food Pyramid Guide
The new twist on the USDA food guide pyramid. This message appears to be created by the USDA and while it serves as an advertisement for the government website listed at the end, it has some great basic nutrition information. (1:40)
Human Anatomy - Blood Vessels
This is a computer-animated video (04:13) that describes how blood vessels work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Note: There is static as the narrator appears to be too close to the microphone while speaking.
Simplifying Algebraic Fractions-A Beginner's Guide
The instructor uses a pen and paper for demonstration (and he writes small), so the viewer may have to open the video to 'full screen'. The instructor starts off with simplying a simple fraction such as 12 over 32, then he moves into more complicated fractions.
Owl Pellet Dissection
Students do an excellent job of verbalizing (and justifying) their findings as they dissect an owl pellet. Recording of the students voices is very clear. Run time 01:36
Amateurs guide to ship model making
Preview video of an ebook showing you how to make your own ship model.
Cervical Spine & Disc Anatomy
3-D animation of the cervical spine and intervertebral disc. Shows how the spine moves and shows how the spinal cord is situated within the cervical spine. Images are set to music. Grades 9-12. 1:43 min.
Human Anatomy - Spine
This is a computer-animated video (02:29) that describes the three sections of the spine and the structure of the spine.
Human Anatomy - Vertebral Column
This is a computer-animated video (03:16) that describes the structure and function of the vertebral column. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Very detailed description of bone anatomy. Good pronunciation of unfamiliar terms. Computer generated voice is used to explain the images in the video. Very limited animation, but detailed diagrams. Grades 9-12. 1:16 min.
In this video, a doctor describes the essential components - of a human heart. The anatomical names - associated with these components - is presented, and the basic function of each is described. Run time 03:29.
Heart Anatomy Review
Video shows an actual dissected heart with the parts identified. There's a mistake on the last two structures identified. The Myocardium is in the inside of the heart. The endocardium in the muscle in between the epicardium and the myocardium. Rest of video is a good review of the parts. Grades 9-12. 4:35 min.
A doctor, with animation, walks the viewer through the structure of the heart in easy-to-understand information. Features many amazing facts.
Human Anatomy - HIP
This is a computer-animated video (02:14) that describes how the function of hip bones and how they work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Anatomy of an Abrams Tank Part 1
he M1 Abrams Tank entered service with the US Army in 1980 and with the the United States Marine Corps in 1991.The Abrams is examined from several viewpoints. Students studying wars of recent times might like to compare this to previous such weapons from earlier times. The video is ten minutes. Also shows the importance of working together.