Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, and Atmosphere - by StudyJams
The lithosphere is all of the rock on earth, and the hydrosphere is all of the water on the earth. The last one is the atmosphere: the layers of gas surrounding the earth. Learn more about these three layers with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Oceania - Cook Islands - Atiu - Coffee Plantation
A coffee plantation on Cook Island. The natives work on the plantation and the video shows them harvesting and selling the coffee beans. No narration.
Periodic Table Song
Short 1 1/2 minute video is an animated professor singing all of the elements on the periodic table. Elements are written at the bottom of the screen as he sings them. However, they are not in order. Still a cute, catchy song.
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 2 - Language of Mathematics (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - University of Missouri Kansas City VSI - Lecture 2 - Language of mathematics. This Lecture gives an overview of the Language of Mathematics. Great for high school Algebra 2 students.
Using Sine to Calculate the Area of a Triangle
This video explains how to derive a formula for using sine to calculate the area of a triangle by using the standard formula for the area of a triangle. Using sine to calculate the area of a triangle means that we can find the area knowing only the measures of two sides and an angle of the triangle. There is no need to know the height of the triangle, only how to calculate using the sine function. (2:03)
Introduction to the center of mass
This 9:36 long video introduces the center of mass, the point of location
in which the total mass of the object exists. For example, when forces are applied on the center of mass, the object accelerates with the exact same force applied.
Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series 2
In part 2 of Béla Lugosi's lecture on convergence of series, he continues to discuss integration of the limit function in these series or sequences. He then goes further into applying these into power series. This is a video for advanced math students who are well into Calculus and Calculus II.
Shows how Pangea split and the plates moved to form the world we now know. Good visuals.
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.