An antlion builds a trap and waits...
Antlions live in the deserts of Africa and other warm, desert climates.  They are verocious predators!  The antlion larva in this video is shown building a sand trap and then capturing and defeating an ant.
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Backyard Habitat: City Birds
Molly and Dave turn the backyard of a New York City brownstone into a
haven for city birds. They also visit Central Park to do some
birdwatching.


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The Black-Capped Chickadee
This video describes how to identify a Black-Capped Chickadee as well as the characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, and diet. Run time 01:09.
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The House Finch
This video describes how to identify a House Finch as well as the
characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, and diet.

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The House Sparrow
This video describes how to identify a House Sparrow as well as the
characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, history, and diet.

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From Embryo to Duckling
This video segment from NOVA: "The Shape of Things" charts the development of a duck embryo, from its earliest stages just after fertilization, through cell replication and differentiation, to the final stage, emergence from the protection of the eggshell.  Closed captioning included.  Run time 01:19.
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Normal Force and Newton's Third Law
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, discusses the normal force counteracting the force of gravity.  Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:44)
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How to Write a Poem
Writing a poem is very easy. Subject can be an idea, a feeling, a group or rhymes or even lines of words. This video is an interview with no student examples.
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Daedalus and Icarus - Part One
After Athenian inventor Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, he flees to Crete to be with his son Icarus. There he is employed by King Minos to build a labyrinth to imprison the beastly Minotaur. Since Daedalus knows the secret of the labyrinth, Minos imprisons the inventor and his son, and their only means of escape is with wings made from feathers and wax. Icarus flies too close to the sun and his wings melt, sending him to a watery grave. Daedalus blames Minos for his sons death, and he w
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Norse Mythology: Day and Night, Sun and Moon

At first the world was a dark and gloomy place, even with the great open sky.  The Gods had to create the sun and the moon.  They also had to invent day and night to make his time better.  Night was the daughter to Narfi, she was beautiful creature.  Night and her second husband had a daughter named Earth.  Night and her third husband named Dawn and they had a fair hair shining sun named Day.  The sun and t
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Aquatic Ape 2 - BBC Documentary
This excellent documentary gives pros and cons of the so-called aquatic ape theory. Executive producer Moira Mann, narrated by Andrew Sachs. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
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Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. (01:52)
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Evolution Ep4: The Evolutionary Arms Race (2/6)
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 10:20.
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How a Bad Diet Impacts ADHD
How a Bad Diet Impacts ADHD. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How a bad diet causes ADHD in this children's health video.
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Natural ADHD Treatments
Natural ADHD Treatments. Part of the series: Improving Health with Nutrition. A healthy diet can treat ADHD symptoms. Learn how to control gluten and casein for a ADHD diet in this health clip from registered dietitian. (1:20)
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Controlling Caffeine & Sugar in ADHD
Controlling Caffeine & Sugar in ADHD. Part of the series: Drug-Free ADHD Treatment Options. Caffeine and sugar mimic the symptoms of ADHD. So, it's important to control these substances if you have the disorder. Learn about natural treatments for ADHD in this video clip. (1:43)
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Eating Routines & ADHD
Eating Routines & ADHD. Part of the series: Drug-Free ADHD Treatment Options. Manage your ADHD in a natural way. Learn how eating regularly can help those with ADHD in this video clip from a medical professional. (1:16)
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Exercise & ADHD
Exercise & ADHD. Part of the series: Drug-Free ADHD Treatment Options. Exercise releases dopamine, which really helps the symptoms of ADHD. Learn how to exercise to control your disorder in this video clip from a medical professional. (1:15)
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Reading Comprehension | Cause and Effect | Second Grade
The narrator tells an Aesop fable about a farmer, his son, and their donkey. Lesson possibilities include cause and effect. There are no moving images in this video, just narration. (02:58)
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Early Portuguese Slave trade
This short video introduces the way in which Portuguese exploration of Africa lead to slave trade.
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