Science

Science (X) - Middle (X)

Classifying Monerans and Protists (2006)

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Some of the most fascinating kingdoms of living things cannot even be seen with the naked eye. This video program highlights the major characteristics of two different monerans: Eubacteria and Archaebacteria, as well as the kingdom Protista.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:22
Classifying Monerans and Protists

Pseudoscience (1996)

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It’s the “Pseudoscience” episode, and the Lab’s getting a little spooky.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Pseudoscience

Computers (2004)

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In Computers, former Vice President Al Gore helps Bill trace the evolution of these amazing machines, from early models that took up entire rooms to the personal laptop that fits in your briefcase.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:26
Computers

NTV Top 11 Countdown (2005)

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Bill Nye hosts the NTV Top 11 Countdown, featuring the best of his music video parodies.

Bill Nye the Science Guy know how to provide easy access to hard science. What's his secret? A fast-paced approach blending humorous hijinks with hands-on activities. Bill encourages kids to ask interesting questions...then shows them how to discover fascinating answers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:26
NTV Top 11 Countdown

Sound (2003)

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In Sound, Bill's pickin' up good vibrations when he joins rock group Soundgarden in the recording studio. Bill and pals unleash the power of sound as they tap, sing, and band sound waves to eardrums everywhere.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:26
Sound

Light, Sound, and Waves Series (2001)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

The Nature of Light
Important concepts discussed include: electromagnetic spectrum, wavelength, frequency, luminous object, incandescence, florescent, neon, photon, and photoelectric effect.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Light, Sound, and Waves Series

The Plants Series (2002)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Plants in our Lives
The terminology and concepts discussed include: algae, angiosperms, gymnosperms, bryophytes, cell wall, chlorophyll, photosynthesis, vascular, and non-vascular.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
The Plants Series

Motion, Energy, & Force Series (2000)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Motion
Concepts and terminology discussed include: frame of reference, speed, velocity, acceleration, deceleration, momentum, and conservation of momentum.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Motion, Energy, & Force Series

Electricity and Magnetism Series (2000)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

The Nature of Electricity
The terminology and concepts discussed include: atom, electrical charge, attraction, repulsion, static electricity, induction, friction, and electrical discharge.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Electricity and Magnetism Series

Microorganisms Series (2001)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Protists
Concepts and terminology covered in this video include: protozoa, pseudopodia, algae, cilia, paramecium, flagellum, dinoflagellates, diatoms, euglenas, sporozoans, and amoebas.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Microorganisms Series

Weather Series (2001)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

The Atmosphere
Concepts and terminology covered in this video include: conduction, convection, radiation, lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, ozone, smog, greenhouse effect, ozone depletion, stratosphere, mesosphere, and troposphere.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Weather Series

Biomes Series (2002)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Grasslands
Terminology and concepts discussed in the program include: savanna, grassland, grass, prairie, nutrients, and bison.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Biomes Series

Rocks & Minerals Series (2001)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Minerals and Their Properties
Some of the terminology and concepts conveyed in this video include: inorganic, luster, streak, color, cleavage and fracture, specific gravity, hardness, Mohs scale, ore, metals, and gemstones.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Rocks & Minerals Series

Great Transformations & Extinction! (2001)

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Great Transformations - 60 minutes

From the development of the four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land and the emergence of humans, Great Transformations focuses on the evolutionary changes that triggered the earth's incredible diversity.

Extinction! - 60 minutes

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:20
Great Transformations & Extinction!

The Evolutionary Arms Race & Why Sex? (2001)

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The Evolutionary Arms Race - 60 minutes

Survival of the fittest: Is it raw competition, a level of cooperation indispensable to life, or both? 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.

Why Sex? - 60 minutes

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:20
The Evolutionary Arms Race & Why Sex?

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