Childbirth Stations of Presentation
3-D animation with time-lapse showing the stations of presentation during labor and childbirth. The animation follows the child's progress through the birth canal. Music plays as background, but is not needed. Grades 6-12. 1:54 min.
The World of Biophysics
In this Wichita State University program, Don Lamb, professor of physical chemistry at Ludwig University of Munich, delivers a lecture on the biophysics. Dr. Lamb explains the history of biophysics and how the intersection of biology and physics helps to explain living systems. Lamb discusses his research into the world of biophysics and fluorescence. Grades 10-12. 58:56 min.
Welcome to North Korea [pt 5/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
How To Paint A Blue Sky With Clouds With Watercolors
Instructor starts with only three colors to to demonstrate how to use watercolor to paint a summer sky. Video shows how to mix those colors for more colors. The camera stays fixed on the paper while the instructor speaks. From www.watercolour-blog.co.uk. (4:51)
Yakko's Universe Song - How Big is the Universe?
Yakko, a cartoon character from the Animaniacs, puts into song just how tiny we are, compared to the whole universe. Good introduction to relative sizes and distances in space. (1:59)
History of the Universe Made Easy (Part 2)
This concludes the two parts on the History of the Universe, showing how our universe, solar system and planet Earth formed through natural and predictable processes. NOTE: Religious references
(Music: Rodrigo's 'Concierto de Aranjuez' adagio -- soloist Kaori Muraji)
Exploring the Big Bang Theory
In this History Channel video clip on Lemaitre, we learn a lot about the scientist and a bit about the theory on the Big Bang. With the help of some Einstein theories, Lemaitre conceived a theory of his own that may have proved to be right. This video is a discussion of George Lemaitre's theory about the Big Bang. Run time 04:30.
Drinking Coffee in Space
Drinking from a cup out in space is very difficult to do. Dr. Don Pettit demonstrates a zero-gravity coffee cup designed aboard the International Space Station. (02:41)
After Oersted's 1820 discovery that electric currents create magnetism, it was obvious that in some way magnetism should be able to create electric currents. The discovery of electromagnetic induction, in 1831, by Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry was one of the most important of the 19th century, not only scientifically, but also technologically, because it is the means
To The Garden
It's never too early to start little ones on healthful eating habits. Ask Nina and Jeff, two energetic mini-monsters who live in a garden full of wonderfully nutritious goodies. "What is that orange thing buried in the ground?" "What are those red balls doing up in that tree?" They plant, hoe, harvest, and picnic their way to teaching kids the importance of fresh produce for a healthy diet.
Open Episcopal Church History Part 4 - FROM 2006 - 2009
Video discusses the more recent history of the church.
This is the first video from a list of 12. You may wish to explore all of them. The Seeing Stars video is 4:25 and shows some stars and what colors mean as well as other facts that should provide students a good introduction into astronomy. Good images.
Tribute Warsaw Uprising 1944
Video shows pictures of the war, the people, and the effects of the war. 63-day struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from German occupation. Undertaken by the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), the Polish resistance group, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.
Warsaw Uprising-Warning Siren
Warsaw Uprising 1944 64th anniversary ceremonies in Warsaw. 08/01/2008
The Marshall Plan
This short video has footage of George Marshall testifying before Congress in January of 1948 about the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II. (01:40)
Harry Truman giving his "Truman Doctrine" The Truman Doctrine is a set of principles of U.S. inland policy created on March 12, 1947 by President Harry S Truman. In his speech to Congress, Truman declared that the United States, as "leader of the free world", must support democracy worldwide and fight against communism. The approach was conceived with the help of George Marshall and Dean Acheson.
Teach Reading Fluency
Teach reading fluency to a second grade student by allowing the child to choose a familiar book, having the child read a passage and re-reading the passage a few times with the child. Utilize practice and repetition when increasing a child's reading fluency with tips from an experienced teacher in this video on education. (1:20)
Angles: Composition Measuring The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to constucut angles. Video discusses vocabulary and symbols associated with angles, ray (sides of the angle), vertex (the point where the rays start). It then goes on to use the protractor to measure an angle. It starts with where to put one line of the angle and then where and what to measure. It also instru
Conglomerate Rock (Sedimentary)
Why does Geology "rock"? West Geauga HS students tell and show us what's cool about the glacial remains of the Sharon Conglomerate in Ohio. Conglomerates are a type of sedimentary rock. The students discuss conglomerates and quartz. This video is a student-made project. Run time 01:27.
What Are Ocean Currents?
Elementary and older students will benefit from this short animated cartoon that discusses the currents of Earth's oceans.