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Screen capture of a video editing software, showing a media window, playback controls, and audio editing.
1 hours 40 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: All -

This an archive video of the Video Description Research and Development Center webinar #2 - "Do It Yourself" Educational Description: Guidelines and Tools. The webinar occurred October 24, 2012. Topics in this webinar include: 1) An update of th...Read More

Screenshot of a video player showing a thumbnail image. Behind this, a user interface with logo header that reads, You Describe.
1 hours 24 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: All -

This an archive video of the Video Description Research and Development Center webinar #3 - "YouDescribe – How You Can Add Audio Description to Any YouTube Video!". The webinar occurred May 30, 2013. Learn about YouDescribe, the exciting new tool...Read More

Screenshot. Presentation slide reads, "Video Description Research and Development Center Seminar. Bringing Video Description in to the 21st Century. January 24, 2012".
58 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: All -

This an archive video of the Video Description Research and Development Center webinar #1 - "Bringing Video Description Into The 21st Century". The webinar occurred January 24, 2012. Topics in this webinar include: (1) A teachers' guide to using...Read More

Man stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. 2 men and 1 woman seated with a guide dog sit beside him at a panel table. Sign on the podium reads, "LightHouse".
1 hours 3 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: All -

This an archive video of the Video Description Research and Development Center webinar #4 - Going Pro: Using YouDescribe in the Classroom and Beyond. The webinar occurred December 11, 2013. Previous VDRDC webinars have introduced YouDescribe, the...Read More

Woman wearing a white lab coat looks into a telescope as her hand holds a dial at the base in a laboratory setting. Caption. Also, you need to be a team worker.
Career Options For Women: Emerging Opportunities
Episode 5
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Introduces three women who have embarked on successful careers in the biotechnology field. Profiles Allison Ross, a chemist and research technician who analyzes test samples at a busy lab; Sylvie Bilodeau-Goeseels, a research scientist tasked with...Read More

Closeup of woman speaking into camera. Caption. What color uniforms would we have to wear?
25 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Counts down the top ten things not to do in a job interview: not being punctual, bad presentation, bad preparation, lack of research, poor communication, bad body language, negativity, anxiety, not being yourself, and not having any questions. Acc...Read More

Closeup of a woman wearing a white hard hat, safety glasses, and vest. She looks downward as she studies something. Caption. To see exactly what kind of defects we're getting.
Career Options For Women: Emerging Opportunities
Episode 26
23 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Three women with rewarding careers in the steel industry describe their work. Stephanie Sebastian is a production worker at a fast-paced galvanizing mill. Jennifer Zahra is a quality control inspector involved with steel tubing for automotive uses...Read More

Closeup of 2 teenage boys seated at classroom desk, writing. Caption. And got all the research and books we needed together.
27 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10

Why do people go to school? For most, the reason is to learn; however, sometimes people fall into the plagiarism trap, and there is little in the way of positive learning achieved. Defines plagiarism in all its modern and common forms. Students an...Read More

House on the beach with one wall falling off. Caption: And with each new big storm, damage figures escalate.
Science On The Newshour
Episode 4
1 hours 50 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Whether they arise from human causes or forces within planet Earth itself, natural disasters threaten life and civilization with what seems to be growing frequency. Studies troubling developments in marine, arctic, wetland, and urban environments ...Read More

People in full biohazard contamination suits working in a science lab. Caption: "why some people survive the infection -
51 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10

Draws on documentary and archival footage, 3-D and 2-D animations, and high-tech imaging to investigate a variety of virological topics: the nature of pandemics as illustrated by the SARS outbreak in China; genetic sequencing of Spanish influenza ...Read More

Woman wearing a red shirt stands next to a man wearing a blue shirt. He is paging through large squares of paper on a plywood table top. 6 squares of paper are stacked in rows of 3 on the table next to the woman. Caption. You follow the styles of fashion.
Career Options For Women: Emerging Opportunities
Episode 35
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Profiles three women who have fashioned successful careers in the textile industry: Nathalie Jacques, a planning manager for an upholstery and fabric manufacturer; Myriam Phaneuf, a research and development technician who creates new textile desig...Read More

Frame from the movie, Double Helix, with Jeff Goldblum who is leaning in and speaking to a woman.
1 hour 47 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Dramatizes a fast-paced, made-for-TV movie about the race to solve one of the greatest mysteries of 20th-century science-the structure of DNA. It is the story of the diligent research, creative analysis, and perseverance of James Watson and Franci...Read More

Aerial view of a street crowded with cars and surrounded by buildings. The street runs toward a pagoda in the distance. Caption. A Beijing citizen learning English campaign.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 5
46 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12

Fifth in the five-part series. It is predicted that within a century more than half of the world's languages will become extinct, but as languages are lost, new ones emerge naturally or are constructed. Noam Chomsky, Esperantist Thomas Eccard, end...Read More

Globe Theatre stands behind bare trees at the edge of the River Thames. Caption. This is a view of the Globe Theatre.
Stages Of Theater: From The Greeks To Shakespeare
Episode 2
20 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Second of the two-part series. The concept of the theater familiar to most modern viewers had a lowly medieval birth-in churches, on festival platforms, and in the great halls of the European nobility. Hosted by Professor Richard Beacham of King's...Read More

Graphic of complex connections between two parallel strands. Caption: (narrator) Inside the ribosome, a molecular assembly line
Science On The Newshour
Episode 2
1 hours 9 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Genetic and neurological research has led to increasingly sophisticated medical capabilities, resulting in a growing number of moral and ethical quandaries. Surveys recent milestones in biology, many of which have produced as much controversy as i...Read More

Person's upper body and face. Caption: relies on you being able to understand the same things
55 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

From the noise of an urban landscape to the musical cocoons created by high-tech devices, sound may be humanity's most lively and versatile interface with the world. Takes viewers on a sonic odyssey that assesses the frequently overlooked impact o...Read More

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Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation
Episode 1
50 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Before anesthetics, surgeons relied on speed, brandy, and brutality. Reveals how a fairground dentist named Horace Wells made an essential breakthrough in pain mitigation by ingesting nitrous oxide and pulling out one of his own teeth. Recounting ...Read More

Cropped closeup of the midsection of a man wearing a collared shirt and vest. He holds out 1 arm and overturns a small bottle above his forearm.
Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation
Episode 2
50 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

John Hunter, surgeon to King George III, was said to have inoculated himself with a venereal disease--an example of well-intentioned research with more than one unfortunate result. Presents an overview of the battle against infectious diseases, de...Read More

Low angle shot of a man in a suit and glasses standing in front of tall buildings.
Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation
Episode 3
50 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Killer bugs like the plague, cholera, and typhoid were all brought under control by adventuring self-experimenters. Looks at medical trailblazers who took the ultimate risk and injected or ingested some of the most terrifying diseases known to hum...Read More

Blurry image of a middle-aged man in a suit jacket and glasses as he parts his lips as if speaking.
Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation
Episode 4
50 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

The maxim "You are what you eat" could have originated with a few hungry self-experimenters who proved that nutrition is critical to good health. One of the most prominent of these scientists was Dr. Joseph Goldberger, an early-20th-century resear...Read More