Carl Sagan Teaching Children About the Universe
Carl Sagan teaches children, at his former elementary school, about the Universe and our place within it. This is a clip from The Backbone of Night. Near the end of this clip, is yet another of Carl Sagan's most profound messages: "There are in fact 100 billion galaxies, each of which contain something like a 100 billion stars....We find that we live on an insignificant planet, of a humdrum star, lost in a galaxy, tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe, in which the
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Shapes Song - Classroom DVD
This animated cartoon video is a quick rhyming song that mentions a wide variety of shapes.  Circle, square, triangle, star, heart, oval, diamond, etc. Most are 2-dimensional, but a few like cylinder and cone are 3-dimensional. (1:28)
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Innovative Developments In Astronomy
A team of rocket scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Space Astronomy Laboratory talk about innovative developments such as the Star Tracker 5000, which offers important applications for the national space program. The device accurately orients spacecraft by tracking star fields with a high level of precision. The researchers also explain how they gather information with an ultraviolet telescope launched by rocket, providing insight into the levels of invisible light in the univer
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Scientology Video: Love and Hate -- What is Greatness?
Conflict or tolerance, cooperation or opposition, love or hate -- such are the questions of both daily living and international affairs. While every person of goodwill would like others to treat them as they themselves would like to be treated, such is often not the case. When subjected to hatred, what then is the answer to one's own happiness? In answer to that question, this is what the Scientology religion believes. This is an audio presentation from the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life
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White Color Song - Jessica Ferrell
This song and slide show focuses on the color white. The song is to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and shows the word white and items that are white. (:27)
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Oscar Wilde Quotations

Quotations by Oscar Wilde.  If you love Oscar Wilde or great quotes, you will enjoy this video of twenty witty and sardonic quotes.  Video looks like a book and the quotes are printed on the pages.  There is background music that plays as the pages are turned.  These quotes would be a good starting point for an essay.  This video is appropriate for middle school and high school students.


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21 - Paradise XXIV, XXV, XXVI
This lecture covers Paradiso 24-26. In the Heaven of the Fixed Stars, Dante is examined on the three theological virtues by the apostles associated with each: St Peter with faith (Paradiso 24), St James with hope (Paradiso 25), and St John with love (Paradiso 26). While mastering these virtues is irrelevant to the elect, it is crucial to the message of reform the pilgrim turned poet will relay on his return home. Dante’s scholastic profession of faith before St Peter (Paradiso 24) is read
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Watch the Center of the Milky Way Pass Overhead
There is no voice-over--just an amazing, brief video that gave this uploader chills. This is an all night time-lapse video of sky over a Texas Star Party in Fort Davis taken with 15mm fish-eye lens. Stars, constellations, meteors, and satellites can be seen passing overhead for most of the evening. The video ends with the bright galactic core of the Milky Way rising above the horizon and overhead.
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Star Signs Astrology The Facts
After watching this short video you may decide that your star sign is highly unreliable if in fact it is your star sign!!!
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Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
A little silly, but is a good overview of the formation and characteristics of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Grades 4-7. 4:34 min.
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Memorize Your Seven Times Table With This Rock Song
This short video 'rocks out' the seven times table.  Uses the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star melody.(3:19)
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YouTube - exploreTeam's Channel
Reggae rock star Rocky Dawuni pays musical tribute to Jerusalem, a holy place cherished by many. Experience Rocky's vision of peace and harmony as he walks the streets, witnessing the beautiful faces and places of this ancient yet modern city.
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Conflict fear after Ivory Coast poll
The disputed results from the recent presidential election raise tensions in the world's top cocoa grower, as the incumbent prepares for his swearing in.
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The Wiggles ~ Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
This video features the Wiggles singing the popular nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Beautifully done with ballet dancers.
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The Prodigal Son
NEST Learning.com video, the Animated Stories of the New Testament, story of The Prodigal Son.  The Parable of The Prodigal Son (or the Parable of the Lost Son) is the tale of a wayward youth reunited with his father and family after having squandered all his inheritance through wasteful living. Learn of God's overwhelming love for those who humbly repent of their foolish ways with this endearing Bible story.  Cartoon format. (1:58)
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The Good Samaritan

NEST Learning Video.  The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
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Sea Urchin and Sea Stars at the Seattle Aquarium
Both Sea Stars, like the sunflower star featured here, and Sea Urchins are members of the same family (echinodermata) - one of the main things they have in common, is that they both have awesome tube feet.  This video shows them live and up close at the Seattle Aquarium.  Viseo is very clear, close-ups show great details, and entire video is put to music. (1:27)
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An Everglades Visit
Have you ever wondered why a particular plant grows near your home or why you find so many rocks of the same type in one area? Usually, there isn't a single simple answer to such questions. This is because many of Earth's materials, processes, and organisms are inextricably linked to many others. Such is the case with the unique environment of Florida's Everglades. In this adapted video segment, ZOOM guest Tommy takes you into the Everglades and describes what he loves about mucking around in th
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Igneous Rocks
The third classification of rocks are those which were formed deep in the earth's crust by melting and then recrystallization. These rocks include volcanic rocks, igneous rocks of dykes and sills and plutonic rocks such as granite, syenite, gabbro and ultramafic rocks. Many specimens are discussed that are not often found in classroom labs or textbooks. This is an excerpt from this fascinating and informative video from TMW Media.
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Bill Nye, The Science Guy, on Rocks and Soil
Bill is passionate about rocks and soil--so are Barry Nolan and Edward James Olmos. They're humans who tell stories. They here to help, because every rock tells a story. It's usually a long one involving millions of years. But, you can get started in just a minute and 56 seconds.
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