The Narwhal and it's Tooth
Learn the truth behind a mystical creature that lives under the Arctic ice. The creature in this video is the Narwhal. It is a mysterious whale that not many people are even aware exists. In this video, we learn about the horn of this amazing creature and what it's purpose really is. Very kid friendly video that uses language that anyone can understand.
Killer Whale Ears
In this video, you will find out what's causing killer whales to jump out of the water. Wild Detectives presents great information in a fun and interesting way for children of all ages. You are sure to find out some things that you didn't already know about killer whales by watching this video.
Orcas are often called wolves of the sea because they hunt in packs, cooperatively herding fish into a tight circle. They stun the corralled fish by slapping them with their tails and then eat them one by one. On average, a killer whale eats 500 lbs. of food every day. Run time 0:52.
To communicate and socialize, orcas raise their tails high and slap them down on the surface of the water, which is called lob-tailing. They also use a beautiful and complex language of clicks and whistles, which mothers teach to their offspring. Resident pods even have their own unique dialects
Mother & Son
Orcas have a close-knit family structure and most stay with their mothers throughout life. The Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island photographs the dorsal fins of each whale as a way of identifying them and keeping track of the different pods. They estimate that the matriarch of one of the families is more than 90 years old.
Spyhopping is when orcas vertically propel themselves halfway out of the water and stay there for a moment, akin to a human treading water. They do this to sneak a peek at their surroundings above the surface - most commonly for food, but also just to see how close they are to shore. No narration. Run time 0:48.
What is the Spyhop?
What Is The Spyhop? Watch this cool video from explore.org and see the Orca Whales jumping and “hopping” out of the water. This fun move allow them to shoot themselves halfway out of the ocean and then stay still, treading water. This allows them to see if any tasty meals are around, and also to learn their location and where they are in relation to the shore line. Watch and learn all about the Spyhop! No narration. Video is set to music with information written at the bottom of the screen
Guardians of the Sea: Orcas
Dr. Paul Spong of Orca Lab studies orca linguistics. Ken Balcomb of the
Center for Whale Research discovered the impact that navy sonar was
having on whales. Meet the world's leading experts on orcas.
Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing
Examining technical, legal and cultural strategies by the recording industry to persuade people that file-sharing is impossible, immoral, un-cool or dangerous, and the failure of these strategies. Alternative business models are discussed. The period from the advent of the compact disc in 1982 to the first significant file-sharing system in 1999 saw the greatest period of profitability in the history of recorded music. The decade since 1999 has seen an equally radical collapse. What seems obviou
ABC Disco Song
This video is a disco version of the traditional ABC song. The beat is disco, but the melody is traditional. The video shows each letter as it is sung with various disco images and scenes interspersed. The video is short and fun.
The Count Counts to Ten!
This is a very brief (54 seconds) video of the Count from Sesame street counting to ten. This video 'counts' the guests of Sesame Street.
The Butterfly Colors Song
This song is designed to teach the colors: red, green, yellow, blue, pink, purple, and orange. The color words are also printed on the screen. Run time 02:27.
Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
How To Use a Wiki
A simple explanation of how wikis work, using the example of a camping trip. Would be a good introduction before the class begins using a wiki for the first time. Suitable for all grade levels. 3:51 min.
Interview with Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf was one of the grandfathers of Himalayan anthropology. Alan Macfarlane, one of his last PhD students at the School of Oriental and African Studies and now himself Professor of Anthropological Science at the Univesity of Cambridge, interviewed Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf in his house in Lode, near Cambridge, in June 1983. The interview was filmed on Sony U-Matic, a large format video tape, which is now obsolete but which has been digitised to DVCam, a
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
From Real to Cyber Reality
Human activity takes place in two planes, at two levels. Practical activity is present in one of the planes, the other level is occupied by purely cognitive activity. When observing sufficiently long sequences of practical and cognitive activities, one notices transitions between them, which prove true the suspicions of their functional relationship. Because on both of these planes of human activity there is always one and the same element present - an informative element - which on the first pl
Why Study Ancient Coins with Roland Deines
Professor Roland Deines looks at four ancient coins -- all of them nearly 2000 years old -- and shows how they provide a window into the world of Galilee and Judea in the time of Jesus. In the gospel there are many references to coins (for example: Mark 12:15 -- on paying Roman taxes; Mark 11:15 and John 2:15 -- the coins of the money-changers in the temple; Matthew 17:27 -- on the half-shekel tax; or Matthew 20:2 -- a reference to a denarius as a day's wage) and examples of the coins referred t