Ted the Ant - Beginning Reader
This video is like a beginning reading book. Simple sentences contain 2-5 words consisting of short vowel words, sight words, and repetitive words. The words are shown at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted in purple as they are read. This video focuses on short vowel words. Excellent for shared reading. (1:35)
The Life of General George Thomas: Civil War Leader
This video is about the biography of perhaps the most successful general of the Civil War, George H. Thomas, who never lost a battle, and who is little known today is discussed. Explained is the fact, unlike General Lee, he decided that nation was above state and Thomas worked for the Union. This could be a good research project for students and, perhaps, a debate between Lee and Thomas and which one really did the most for the nation.
Charles Darwin David Attenborough BBC Documentary Part 6
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run 08:37.
A Darwinian Theory of Beauty
TED collaborates with animator Andrew Park to illustrate Denis Dutton's provocative theory on beauty -- that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply "in the eye of the beholder," are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins. (15:33)
Life in the Oceans
This short but thorough video describes several animals and plants found in the ocean's environment. Starting with the tiniest creatures, plankton, and continuing through the food chain in the open sea like fish and whales. It also discusses organisms in the polar seas, such as cod, seals, and halibut and continues on to the warm coral reefs in the tropical seas with animals like the lobsters. They address animals living in the shallow waters and tidal pools, such as barnacles, muscles, and
Oil Paint Instruction, Still Life Lesson
The instructor is artist Lee Bivens from artlee.com. This is part of a larger lesson, but the viewer can learn by watching the steps of the process and the instruction is for the beginner and the expert artist. Commentary is provided by the artist.
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes.
Basketball Dribbling Tips & Tricks
A speed dribble, or dribbling the basketball while running full speed down the court, requires a slightly different form than a low speed dribble is the subject of this 1:50 video. It does not use slow motion and is at best an overview.
How to Layer Liquids
Video showing how to layer liquids using honey, dish soap, water, vegetable oil, and rubbing alcohol. No explanation of why (different densities of liquids), but clear directions for "how to." Demonstration set to music. Run time 2:15
Pressure and Density of Water
This video demonstrates how water pressure affects objects (like a can) at varying depths. It shows how water's weight presses on the objects (force per unit area). 1:37 min.
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
How To Stop Pop Can Fizz
Crazy Chris from So Cool Science shows you how to stop the pop can fizz & win the science fair. Chris shakes up a six pack and tries several different methods to get the fizz out of the can before opening it. He then discusses the steps in the scientific method to help you set up this project (or others) for a science fair project. Run time 03:45.
Napoleon Forced to Abdicate
The Sixth Coalition forces Napoleon into exile on Elba. Mr. Khan uses the computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. Suitable for high school students. (16:22)
"Turn Step" Step aerobics Exercise
Learn how to do the turn step aerobic exercise in this aerobic fitness video. Instructor slowly demonstrates show you can follow along. 48 sec.
Clauses and Compound Sentences
This teacher produced slide show and lecture discusses clauses and compound sentences. A clause is a unit that contains and subject and a verb. Coordinating conjunctions join clauses to form compound sentences. (5:04)
Solids, liquids, and gases are the substance of every substance in the physical world. With the quest for low temperatures came the discovery that, under the right conditions of temperature and pressure, all elements can exist in each of the basic states of matter.
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.
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
Why should I be an Episcopalian?
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori answers the question, "If I didn't go to church, what would you tell me to get me to visit an Episcopal Church?"