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Includes fantastic videos geared towards teachers and students at almost every level for a comprehensive selection of science topics.
Virtual Field Trip Resources, Online Video
David Bolinsky XVIVO Scientific animation:
David Bolinsky, a medical illustrator, works to create animations that allow students to see and appreciate things like how a viruses can hijack the nucleus of a cell and use it for its own purposes. [http://www.xvivo.net/virusantivirotics/] See also: BioVisions at Harvard University [multimedia.mob.harvard.edu]
TED Talks worth Watching:
•David McCandless The Beauty of Data Visualization [http://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.html] Discusses how data visualization can help you make sense of numbers and data we come across in the news every day.
•Arthur Benjamin does “Mathemagic” [http://www.ted.com/talks/arthur_benjamin_does_mathematic.html] Not only does he do amazing calculations, he shows people how he does it as well.
Bill Gates on Mosquitos, malaria and education [http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/bill_gates_unplugged.html] Feb 2009.
Al Gore: 15 Ways to avert a climate crisis [http://www.ted.com/talks/al_gore_on_averting_climate_crisis.html] Jun 2006. A presentation that follows up the information presented in The Inconvenient Truth.
Jane Goodall on What Separates Us from the Apes [http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_good all_on_what_separates_us_from_the_apes.html] Mar 2002.
Stuart Brown: Why Play is Vital no matter your age [http://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_brown_says_play_is_more_than_fun_it_s_vital.html] May 2008.
Dave Eggers TED Wish Once Upon a School [http://www.ted.com/talks/dave_eggers_makes_his_ted_prize_wish_once_upon_a_school.html] Feb 2008.
Sir Ken Robinson discusses the importance of creativity in education in two excellent talks:
[http://www.ted.com/talks/Sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_learning”revolution.html] Feb 2010.
[http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html] Feb. 2006.
Diet Coke and Mentos Experiment Videos along with information on the science behind them (Demonstrates experimentation and science in every day things):