Sea reptile birth - Walking with Dinosaurs
CGI is used to examine what a birth in the water must have been like for Dinosaurs dependent on both sea and air. The video explains how vulnerable both the mother and her pups could be during the birthing process.
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
National Geographic-Rare Clouded Leopards
A small glimpse of the life of the clouded leopards.Video explains how zoos are assisting to breed these rare animals and taking care of them. Running Time is less than one minute.
[Vocabulaire] La Maison
Learn French by learning vocabulary words concerning the outside of the house. As the native French speaker recites the words, an area is highlighted in red as the French words appear on the screen. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. To better see where the highlighted area is pointing, the viewer may benefit from opening the video 'full screen'.
Parsnip meets a Snowman Parsnip is delighted to wake up to a snow-covered veggie patch, and wastes no time playing with the snow. But then he throws a snowball at what he thinks is a horrible monster! Scared to bits, he runs to find Big Parsnip, but is reassured when he finds out it is only a snowman. Parsnip then has the joy of making his very own Snow Parsnip
Parsnip is delighted to wake up to a snow-covered veggie patch, and wastes no time playing with the snow. But then he throws a snowball at what he thinks is a horrible monster! Scared to bits, he runs to find Big Parsnip, but is reassured when he finds out it is only a snowman. Parsnip then has the joy of making his very own Snow Parsnip
The Genesis of the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic
Michael Worobey, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona The Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 was the most intense outbreak of disease in human history. It killed upwards of 50 million people (most in a six-week period) casting a long shadow of fear and mystery: nearly a century later, scientists have been unable to explain why, unlike all other influenza outbreaks, it killed young adults in huge numbers. I will describe how analyses of large numbers of influenz
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
Wildlife in India
Check out this terrific short video from explore.org on the wildlife in
India. The animals face the threat of extinction, and the anti-poaching
laws are not being truly enforced. Some, however, are doing great work
in attempting to reverse the destruction and protect India’s wildlife.
“People for Animals” is one such great organization, and the explore
team of explore.org filmed this inspirational short film.
Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001
Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
The Pleasure & Perils of Translating the Bible by Robert Alter
On March 26, 2012 the Allen & Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, in conjunction with the Henry Schwartzman Endowed Faculty Seminar, hosted Robert Alter, emeritus professor of Hebrew and comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley. Alter lectured on "The Pleasures & Perils of Translating the Bible."
380 GG Participles and Gerunds
Prove you know your parts of speech with the new iPad game Grammar Pop. You don't have to know the difference between participles and gerunds to play, but if you're up to the challenge, it's there waiting for you! Look for Grammar Pop in the App Store.
Numbers 20-100 Song
DJC Kids Media kindergarten, pre-school and ESL Easy reader phonics based picture books and videos. Think Dr. Seuss meets Sandra Boynton! Useful for teaching to count by tens. (0:57)
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 5
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip.
Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence.
Phil Hanlon Budget Talk.mov
University of Michigan Provost Philip Hanlon discusses the school's budget and fields questions from students. March 22, 2012
Astrology Planetary Associations
Astrology twelve signs - Each of the twelve signs associates to planet and they are explained in this four minute video. A fun activity for students, but this is not a science.
Transformations - Composition - A Virtual Manipulative
Transformations - Composition – Explore the effect of applying a composition of translation, rotation, and reflection transformations to objects. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Geoboard - A Virtual Manipulative
Use this virtual geoboards to illustrate area, perimeter, and rational number concepts. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Circular Geoboard - A Virtual Manipulative
Geoboard - Circular – Use circular geoboards to illustrate angles and degrees. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
SONG: MONTHS AND SEASONS
A slide show and a song where all the months are named. There is a description of what happens each month and when seasons begin. Run time 01:54.
Battle of Gettysburg: past & present
Combat is one of those things that bring the past and the present together. -- Professor Len Fullenkamp, Army War College lead historian