"Her Voice" Poem by Oscar Wilde
"Her Voice" by Oscar Wilde read by Sean Barrett. A still image of a honey bee and orchid flower is shown on screen while the poem is read by an adult male with British accent. (2:12)
What Changes and Affects Auroras?
What changes and affects auroras?" Josh Semeter – Boston University. Particles come streaming into the atmosphere at 30 to 40, 000 miles per hour. They bang into the gases of the neutral atmosphere in much the same phenomenon as a (manufactured product) neon light. What’s important in becoming a scientist? Imagination is much more important than knowledge (Einstein) so extrapolate that to mean that people come to it from all kinds of different ways. Run time 03:03
It shows what makes up the atmosphere. It explains the gases the atmosphere contains. It also explains the different layers of the atmosphere, the temperature in each layer, the density of gases, and what happens in each layer. It concludes with a review of the important points. Video is of good quality. It is appropriate for students of all ages.
Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 1/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
Silent animation of a T4 Bacteriophage (virus) as it infects a bacterium and inserts its viral DNA. Grades 7-12. 43 sec.
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (3/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (4/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 08:01.
Evolution Ep4: The Evolutionary Arms Race (1/6)
Explore our own spiraling arms race with microorganisms -- the only real threat to our existence -- and trace the alarming spread of resistance among pathogens that cause disease.This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 10:54.
Meteor Showers - Interactive Site
While commonly referred to as "shooting stars," meteors and meteor showers are, in fact, unrelated to stars. Instead, these streaks of light are the glow of interplanetary debris crashing into Earth's atmosphere. In this animated video adapted from NASA, learn about these "shooting stars" and the reasons behind annual meteor showers. Closed captioning included.
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 9, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
A Biography About The Legacy of Madam CJ Walker
This video describes how Madam CJ Walker pioneered the beauty product industry. She created jobs for many African American women. She started a 6 week beauty college. She was a positive impact on the African American community. Running time is 4:32.
Turkey on the Farm - Littlestorybug
A fun action song sung to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus." The turkey on the farm says, "Gobble, gobble, gobble." Thanksgiving Day is near.
Austrian Christmas Traditions
Austrian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities.
Christmas Scenes Around the World
no longer available. This video shows photographs of Christmas at locations around the world including Buenos Aires, Hawaii. Hungary, Korea, and more. The video is accompanied by "Silent Night" in 3 different languages.
Danish Christmas Traditions
This video discusses Christmas traditions in Denmark, including the tradition of an elf who plays tricks on people. The traditional Christmas meal is also discussed. (01:31)
Learn French - Etre Imparfait
Learn French - Etre Imparfait. This short video has the imperfect forms of the etre (the verb 'to be'). The instructor shows how to use the the imperfect etre with I, you, he, she, they, etc. The words appear on the screen as the instructor speaks.
Nouns and Verbs
This video demonstrates the learner's ability to distinguish, identify, and correctly use nouns and verbs.
Grammar Lessons For Essays
This is a grammar lessons to use as you write an essay. A writing instructors talks about grammar mistakes in essays such as incomplete sentences.
Slavery and Society: The End of Apartheid
This video explains that Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress peacefully protested against apartheid, but the government fought back with violence. Mandela was arrested in 1964, but he continued to protest in prison. There is reference to the economic situation and how this influenced the government leading to the end of apartheid.
Integrating Comprehension Strategies
Integrating Comprehension Strategies - Thorzuul startles Norbert and Mandy with a threat: If they can't make a sensible paragraph out of his four sentences, he'll turn them into permanent statues. Applying several reading strategies, they succeed.