The World of Plants (2/3)
In this film, you will be looking at seeds and pollens, which are a miracle that most people are not even aware of. Flowers that guide insects. This video contains views from the Quran
Overview of the Plant Kingdom
Like the Animal Kingdom, the Plant Kingdom is also a major part of the Linnaean system of classification that includes organisms like trees, bushes and grasses. The plants in this kingdom can be called autotrophs because they perform photosynthesis to provide food for themselves. These organisms also provide oxygen for humans and animals to survive. (05:52)
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 3 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (9:01)
Geography of Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania
This is a slide show on the geography of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. It was made as a high school class project. It shows picture and text slides slides of geographical features, climate, environment, map and facts with a musical background.
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Dog Domestication 1
Dogs domesticate themselves because the more trusting ones remain at human garbage dumps and eat more food than the wilder ones. This video clip is from PBS. (08:50)
Ten minute video of how to simplify expressions that contain square roots. Simplifying numbers under square roots is demonstrated.
Plate Tectonics - Lesson 4 - Part 1 of 8
This video examines the 6 major plates. See how plates slide underneath, beside and overtop one another.. Are the oceans spreading? If so, there must be some place where the result of the spreading is ending up! Run time 09:21.
This video, created for the My Canada Video Contest, provides basic information about Canada to the tune of "Cross Canada" by Stompin' Tom Connors. The video won third place in the contest. (1:25)
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, and goes through some of the problems that educators face. A lot of interesting concepts and insights. A great video for educators and other leaders. Stresses that the world is living in the past in terms of education, and still looks there for answers. Well worth the 11 minutes to view. Great discussion starter for teacher preparation classes. Deals with many issues such as ADD and the media, too.
The Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. This video goes into detail about how the battle plans of General Lee are discovered, but the inept Northern general snatches defeat from the jaws of victory. Over 23,000 were killed and neither side won a clear cut victory. A week later the important Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Lincoln that freed the slaves in the South. Some scenes may be to intense for students.
Japanese Giant Salamander
In this video, you see a clip of a documentary from National Geographic's Wild Chronicles. This clip is about the Japanese Giant Salamander. It provides you with information and video about this amazing amphibian. (03:57)
Wild Kratts-Mom of a Croc-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers continue their investigation of a mother croc's nesting rituals. A soft shelled turtle lays her eggs where the croc eggs are laid because she knows they will be safe.the crocodile hatchlings call to their mom to rescue them from the nest. Mom is super careful as she picks up the alligator and turtle babies in her mouth and carries them to the water. The brothers save the babies from predators. This is a good teaching resource for a science lesson/unit
Math Lesson. English class about numbers 1 to 20
Students counting numbers from 1 to 20 outloud. Very little value as students walk around and count.
Learn Numbers 1-20 with Common Phrases
This video teaches children how to count by saying the numbers as they appear on the screen giving the children a visual and auditory presentation of the number. It also goes over some common things kids will see around town.
Numbers help me count 1-20-Running time is 2:15
Counting from 1-20 with the music of Mark D. Pencil and Friends. The singer verbally says each number while the numeral and number word are displayed on the screen. Catchy tune repeats 3 times. Running time is 2:15.
Counting to Five Green Grow the Rushes Song - Sesame Street
In this animated version of "Green Grow the Rushes", the turtle and chorus sing forward and backward through 5. Different pond animals such as frogs and dragonflies illustrate the various numbers.
How to Locate the Big and Little Dippers
The Big Dipper and the Little Dipper are asterisms that are a part of
the constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, respectively. Look for the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper in the northern sky and this two minute video helps find these. A good video, but the graphics are weak.
Is it possible for distant galaxies to be moving away from us faster than the speed of light? And if it is would it be possible for us to see them? Surprisingly the answer to both questions is a resounding YES. How is that possible? How can something travel faster than the speed of light? Today we will try and paint an accurate picture of the Universe based on the Lambda-Cold-Dark-Matter model, which is the best cosmological model today. Once we have painted that picture, the answers to our ques