Sharks and Fishermen
The highly sophisticated sensory system of sharks allows them to locate their prey with remarkable accuracy. Their speed, agility and acute sensory ability leave few predators able or willing to compete with sharks for a potential meal. In this video segment from Nature, sharks sense and pursue a fisherman's catch. Run time 01:11.
This video shows part of different meditation moments by Buddhist groups. You can hear the Gen talking to the group and telling them what to do and what to think. There is also part of an interview to Gen Lekma where she describes the meditation posture and what they are used for. There is reference to breathing and thoughts.
Legendary author Avi speaks to Booklist about Poppy and Ereth - his newest and most autobiographical book - as well as how he ended up with his famous name, how his lack of a distinctive style helps him as a writer, his thoughts on how the Newbery Award could improve, and which of his books is the "best."
Documenting and Collecting Plants
Plants dominate the living landscape around us. Learning about this essential part of the ecosystem. Collecting and identifying plants should be a part of any life sciences curriculum. Designed to support the Plant Press project at Hila Science Camp, this video discusses collecting and classifying plants and the importance of the classification system developed by Carl Linnaeus.
Human Anatomy - Heart Circulatory System
This is a computer-animated video (04:24) that gives an overview of the human circulatory system.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
School House Rock--Telegraph Line- The Nervous System
Learn about your nervous system and its major organs with this short, catchy tune from School House Rock. (3:01)
Skeletal System - Kids Animation Learn Series
Learn all about the functions of the Human Body from the 'Human Body' Kids Animation Learn Series. This simple video elaborated with pictures and descriptions of the human skeletal system make it very easy for even the youngest scientific learners to understand.
Learning the Muscular system
This animated video tells kids about the muscular system and what muscles do in our body. Run time 5:06
Explains the importance of muscles in the body. Also, explains how muscle names are given. Good introduction to the muscular system. Every movement you make depends on the movement of your muscles. And the muscular system works with every other system in your body. Color with narration. 1:35 min.
Muscular System Video
This computer animated video gives an overview of the muscular system. It labels and discusses each type of muscle. The physiology of muscles pairs are demonstrated. 3:33 min.
Muscular System - Kids Animation Learn Series
Learn all about the functions of the Human Body from the 'Human Body' Kids Animation Learn Series. This simple video elaborated with pictures and descriptions make the human muscular system easy for scientific learners of all ages to understand.
The Basics of Biology: Introduction to the Immune System
This is a clip from the program The Immunological System: Recognition, Attack, and Memory. This segment shows how the immune system works.
A narrated, animated video explaining how the respiratory system works. Some key words include: alveoli, gas exchange, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and red blood cells.Run time 01:31
Respiratory System - Phoenix Learning Group
The mechanism of breathing and the anatomy of the organs that carry out this activity are brought to life through animation and x-ray motion pictures. Short clip (1:48) intended to to entice viewer to buy DVD (15:00), but good basic introduction to respiratory system.
Learn Human Body - Respiratory System
Geared for primary students, this clip uses animated diagrams to describe what the respiratory system does, as well as how to keep lungs healthy. The narrator has an Indian accent, so pronunciation of some of the words (including respiratory!) is odd. Run time 03:55.
Respiration: 3D Medical Animation
This brief video is an information-filled animation about the respiratory system. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
The Lungs and Pulmonary System
The insructor uses the Paint program to illustrate his discussion about the pulmonary system including the lungs, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, and thoracic diaphragm.
Human Body - Respiratory System - Kids Animation Learn Series
Learn all about the functions of the Human Body from the 'Human Body' Kids Animation Learn Series. This simple video elaborated with pictures and descriptions about the respiratory system is done in such a kid friendly way that it can be understood by scientific learners of any age.
How the Respiratory System Works
Learn more about your respiratory system and its major organs with this short video from Kids Health. The video explains how the trachea, lungs and diaphragm work together to help you breathe. The video also addresses the following vocabulary: bronchioles, alveoli, capillaries, oxygen, and carbon dioxide.