McCulloch v. Maryland
A Dramatization of the legal case, McCulloch v. Maryland, that set the precedent that states could not tax functions of the federal government.
Marbury v. Madison
This video is accompanied by text. "John Marshall was a lifelong Federalist dedicated to strengthening the power of the Federal government. He was appointed by John Adams during the last days of his presidency. The Judiciary Act of 1801, one of the final laws passed by Adams and the Federalist-controlled Congress, created sixteen new federal judgeships and other judicial offices. The appointment of these “midnight judges” enraged Republicans who claimed the action defied the will of the peop
What is a Primary Source
Geisel Productions Web Series Defines primary (versus secondary) sources of information. UCSD Social Sciences & Humanities Library http://sshl.ucsd.edu
This video uses the assassination of JFK as examples, including some of the live video and radio footage. May not be suitable for young students.
Rectangle Division - Virtual Manipulative
Use this virtual manipulate to explore and practice division using pictures.
The grid shows a big number divided by a little number. The big number is the total number of blue and red blocks. The little number is the height of the blue rectangle. The number of red blocks is the remainder left over when the big number is divided by the little number
Intro to Addition & Subtraction
Lucinda The Great Math Magician introduces addition and subtraction using magic apples. The video uses computer animation. Run time 03:47.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade-Basic Addition
In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (0:48).
How to Become a Psychotherapist
Becoming a psychotherapist requires a bachelor's degree in psychology, and a master's or doctorate program in a specific field before completing required supervised hours in the field are discussed as part of four ways to become a psychotherapist are explained in this 2:27 minute video. Some of the terms may have to be explained by the teacher or researched by the students.
Steps for Becoming an Optometrist
The steps for becoming an optometrist start in high school, continue with a college education geared towards optometry school, and finish with completing an
Optometry Admissions Test and going through four years of optometry is the subject of this three minute video. A good review of what is needed and the time requirements.
school. Learn about residency programs and board exams that must be completed before practicing optometry in this interview.
Physical Therapist Job Description
Physical therapist job descriptions focus on using functional exercises
and stretches used to heal people with a variety of injuries. This two minute videos teaches students about what a physical therapist does and provides some examples of what the speaker's work day is like.
Biomedical Technician Career
This three minute video explains what biomedical technicians, also called biomedical equipment technicians, or BMETs, are medical equipment maintenance and repair specialists. They work with a wide variety of biomedical devices that diagnose, treat or assist patients. This video provides insights into what is required in this job, but it is also good to show students that there are a variety of occupations available that they might not have thought about previously.
Physical Therapist Pros & Cons
This 2:33 long video is about the positive and not so positive sides to being a physical therapist. The positive sides of becoming a physical therapist is that you get to help people get better and you get to keep active at the same time of helping the patient keep active. You are able to interact with the people and see how they are doing and help them improve on whatever issue they may have on their body.
But the not so positive sides of being a PT is that sometimes
Physical Therapist's Hardest Day
This three minute video is about one of the hardest days of being a physical therapist. It may be dealing with the paper work because it has to be very organized for the medical insurance companies, or many phone calls from doctors, patients, the patients' coaches, etc because they want to know every detail in the process or also notify the physical therapist about the patients disabilities or lack of supplies.
Keeping the schedule up to date because sometimes in a
Salary Range for Physical Therapy Assistants
This two-minute video is about the salary range of a physical therapist assistant. The salary ranges from about 20 to 30 dollars per hour, whereas an actual PT salary ranges from $90,000 to $100,000 dollars a year. Both do just about the same thing but the main difference is that the assistants prepare the patients for the actual PT.
Design and Technology
A clever student produced slide show with musical accompaniment showing the many fields within Design and Technology. A very good introduction to Career and Technical courses.
Food Scientists Make Smoother Ice Cream
Food chemists add a tasteless edible protein called gelatin hydrolysate to ice cream find that it keeps ice crystals small, resulting in a smoother, more pleasing product. The protein inhibits the growth of ice crystals, keeping them small and preserving the creamy texture of ice cream. (1:33)
Anatomy of the Foot
There is no narration in this one-minute video that show the 'layers' of the foot from three different angles: the surface, vascular, muscular, and the skeletal anatomy.
Human Anatomy - Ankle
This is a computer-animated video (02:20) that describes how the bones of the ankle work. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This may be good for big classrooms where sound may not travel well.
Computer-Animated Overview of the Digestive System
In this computer-animated video, the viewer will learn how the digestive system works in our body, start with the oral cavity. This video is suitable for upper sixth-graders and older.
Digestive System - Kids Animation Learn Series
Learn all about the functions of the Human Body from the 'Human Body' Kids Animation Learn Series. This simple videos elaborated with pictures and descriptions makes the human digestive system much easier to understand for scientific learners of all ages.
The Human Body - The Digestive System
This video consists of still images only. Images have parts of the body labeled. There is no narration, just music.